Council to Vote on 2013 Budget and Tax Rate Tonight
Council is also expected to establish the 2013 Community Development Block Grant budget and amend the three-strikes ordinance.
Norristown Municipal Council meets again tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Norristown Municipal Hall, 235 E. Airy Street. Among the business on tonight's agenda will be approval of an ordinance establishing the 2013 municipal budget and tax rate, the 2013 Community Development Block Grant budget and dates for the 2013 meeting schedule.
Council is also scheduled to adopt an ordinance amending the current three-strikes ordinance designed to give the municipality an avenue for dealing with landlords whose tenants are considered repeat offenders by police when it comes to disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and other illegal behavior. The American Civil Liberties Union threatening legal action, claiming the ordinance denied landlords and tenants due process. Council rewrote the ordinance to answer the ACLU's concerns. [Read more about the ordinance here.]
You can download the full agenda for tonight's meeting in our PDF section and check back at 7:30 p.m. for a live stream of the meeting.