The standing committees of the Board of Commissioners will meet as follows starting on July 6, 2016:
Public Works Committee
First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 p.m.
Building and Zoning Committee
First Wednesday of the month, 8:00 p.m.
Public Safety Committee
Second Wednesday of the month, 7:30 p.m.
Public Affairs Committee
Second Wednesday of the month, 7:45 p.m.
Second Wednesday of the month, 8:00 p.m. (No meetings in August, January or May)
Parks and Recreation Committee
Topics will be covered by Public Affairs Committee
The full Board of Commissioners will continue to meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. All of these meetings will be continue to be held at Curtis Hall, 1250 W. Church Road in Wyncote.
In addition, the Boards of Historical and Architectural Review (BHAR) for both La Mott and Wyncote Historic Districts will move from the first Monday of the month to the third Thursday. The La Mott BHAR will meet at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Wyncote BHAR at 7:00 p.m. The Shade Tree Advisory Commission meeting will move from the fourth Thursday of the month to the second Thursday, still at 7:30 p.m. And finally, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Committee meeting will move from the third Thursday of the month to the fourth Thursday, still at 7:30 p.m. These four meetings will still be held at the Cheltenham Township Administration Building, 8230 Old York Road in Elkins Park.
The schedule changes are designed to reduce costs, by requiring a solicitor at only two commissioner committee meetings per month instead of three, and to streamline review of zoning appeal applications.