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Cheltenham Township is Looking for Residents to Fill Citizen Committee Vacancies
 
Posted on Friday January 10, 2020
 
The Township is accepting letters of interest and resumes from Cheltenham residents who want to serve on the new Traffic Calming Committee and citizen committees that tackle a number of community issues,
 

Cheltenham Township is Looking for Residents to Fill Citizen Committee Vacancies

Newly-Formed Traffic Calming Committee Will Address Neighborhood Traffic Concerns

ELKINS PARK, PA Commissioners and the Township Administration are looking for dedicated residents to volunteer to serve on citizen committees that tackle a diverse range of community issues, including its new Traffic Calming Committee.

In November 2019, Cheltenham Township adopted a Traffic Calming Policy that reflects the Township’s commitment to address a wide range of traffic-related issues, including vehicular and pedestrian mobility, efficiency and safety. The Traffic Calming Policy is designed to address traffic concerns on local roads, such as speeding, high volume, cut-through traffic and pedestrian safety.

 The Township’s traffic calming program requires the establishment of a Traffic Calming Committee consisting of Township public safety personnel, Commissioners and residents representing each ward to review traffic complaints and recommend solutions. Read the Traffic Calming Policy for more information.

 “Every community has work to be done, and there is no better way to make an impact in your neighborhood than by volunteering on a local level, so please consider choosing Cheltenham and becoming a member on a citizen committee,” said Bryan T. Havir, Township Manager.

How to Choose Cheltenham and Serve on a Citizen Committee:

The Township is accepting letters of interest and resumes from Cheltenham residents who want to participate on the new Traffic Calming Committee. Two residents from each ward will be selected to serve two-year terms. Resumes and letters will be accepted until February 10, 2020 and should be emailed to [email protected].

The following citizen’s committees also currently have vacancies:

  • Board of Appeals
  • Economic Development Task Force
  • Human Relations Commission
  • La Mott Board of Historic Architectural Review
  • Wyncote Board of Historic Architectural Review
  • La Mott Community Center Citizens Committee
  • Rowland Community Center Citizens Committee
  • Shade Tree Advisory Commission
  • Traffic Calming Committee
  • Twinning Committee

 

Potential applicants should be able to attend all committee meetings, many of which meet monthly, and possibly attend events and perform work outside of the meetings. Resumes and letters of interest are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted to [email protected].

 

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