Township Services

The following list comprises an overview of municipal programs and services, which are primarily funded with just 14.13% of 2014 real estate taxes.

 

ADMINISTRATION

  •   Annual Report & Calendar
  •   Biannual Newsletters
  •   Website
  •   Press Releases
  •   Channel 42 (Comcast)/Channel 1960 (Verizon)
  •   Economic Development
  •   Richard Wall House Museum
  •   Bus Shelters
  •   Property Maintenance

PUBLIC WORKS

  •   Street Maintenance – 130 miles
  •   Pot Hole Repair
  •   Resurfacing
  •   Street Cleaning
  •   Leaf Collection
  •   Leaf Mulch
  •   Snow Removal, Salting & Cindering
  •   Stream Maintenance
  •   Flood Control
  •   Sanitary Sewer Maintenance
  •   Storm Sewer Maintenance
  •   Street Lighting Maintenance and Upgrades
  •   Street Signs and Markings
  •   Weekly Refuse Collection
  •   Weekly Recycling Collection
  •   Non-Combustible Collection
  •   Brush Collection
  •   Traffic Signal Maintenance & Upgrades
  •   Park & Traffic Island Maintenance
  •   Bridge Inspection
  •   Pumping Stations
  •   Parking Lots
  •   Parkland Maintenance – 350 acres

POLICE

  •   72-Officer Department
  •   Auxiliary Police
  •   Animal Control
  •   Parking Meters
  •   DARE
  •   Community Policing Unit
  •   School Crossing Guards
  •   Community Policing

FIRE PROTECTION

  •   Five Volunteer Fire Companies
  •   Fire Training Facility
  •   Fire Hydrants
  •   HAZMAT Team
  •   Emergency Phones
  •   Fire Protection Programs and Inspections
  •   Fire Investigation
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE
  •   Three Advanced Life Support Ambulances
  •   Emergency Response Vehicle
  •   Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians
  •   Motorcycle Medics 

PARKS AND RECREATION

  •   Park Guards
  •   Two Rental Facilities
  •   Two Community Centers
  •   Two Swimming Pools
  •   Swimming Lessons and Leagues
  •   Playgrounds - 15
  •   Ball Fields – 22
  •   Soccer Fields - 12
  •   Basketball Courts – 6 full courts, 2 half courts
  •   Tennis Courts – 12
  •   Roller Hockey Courts – 3
  •   Bird Sanctuaries – 2
  •   Skate Park - 1
  •   Annual Events: Fishing Derby, Harvest Festival, Concerts in the Park, Arbor Day, Government Day, Talent Search, Halloween Parties, etc.
  •   La Mott & Rowland Senior Citizen Groups
  •   Recreational Classes: Dance, Basketball, Aerobics, Rocket Making, Self-Defense, Volleyball, Kidnastics, Arts & Crafts, etc.
  •   Cheltenham Art Center Support
  •   Playground Program
  •   Youth Athletic League Support

PLANNING & ZONING

  •   Building & Plumbing Inspections
  •   Building Plan Review
  •   Zoning Enforcement
  •   Road, Bridge and Facility Design
  •   La Mott & Wyncote Historic Districts

LIBRARIES

Four Neighborhood Libraries offering:
Books, Periodicals, Reference Materials, Computers, Videos, Audio Tapes, Videos, Internet Access, etc.


       
       
       
       
      Cheltenham Township   ~   8230 Old York Road   ~   Elkins Park, PA 19027
      Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
      Phone: 215-887-1000   ~   Fax: 215-887-1561
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