Civil Service Commission
Meets as Needed
Advises Township Manager on recruitment, selection and promotion of all permanent, full-time, non-policy-making positions.
Economic Development Task Force
Meets 3rd Tuesdays @ 7PM
Recommends policies and programs that will facilitate an increase in the tax base as well as promote economic development in the Township.
Environmental Advisory Council
Meets 3rd Mondays @ 7:30PM
Spearheads the protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of the Township’s natural resources in a sustainable way.
Meets 2nd Thursdays @ 7:30PM at the Richard Wall Carriage House 1 Wall Park Drive, Elkins Park
Oversees operations at historic Richard Wall House Museum, offers historic programs and catelogues cultural resources.
Human Relations Commission
Meets as needed
Human Relations Committee
Advises on procedures and programs to encourage respect for the rights of all citizens.
La Mott Board of Historical Architectural Review
Meets 3rd Thursdays @ 6:30PM
Makes recommendations on exterior changes to structures within the La Mott historic district.
La Mott Community Center Citizens Committee
Advises on the operation and programming at the La Mott Community Center.
Meets 4th Wednesdays @ 7:30PM
Supervises, maintains and operates the Township's library facilities.
Meets 4th Mondays @ 7:30PM
Makes recommendations on commercial and residential land developments and subdivisions and on Township land planning policies.
Rowland Community Center Citizens Committee
Advises on the operation and programming at the Rowland Community Center.
Shade Tree Advisory Commission
Meets 2nd Thursdays @ 7:30PM
Makes recommendations on landscaping and trees for commercial and residential land developments and subdivisions and on Township-wide shade tree issues.
Meets 4th Thursdays @ 7:30PM
Informs the public of available information and services regarding drug and alcohol problems and mental health issues.
Meets 1st Wednesdays @ 7:30PM
Recommends programs, events and projects to foster friendship with sister town Cheltenham, England.
Wyncote Board of Historical Architectural Review
Meets 3rd Thursdays @ 7:00PM
Makes recommendations on exterior changes to structures within the Wyncote historic district.
Zoning Hearing BoardMeets 2nd Mondays & second Tuesdays after first meeting @ 7:30PM
at Curtis Hall, 1250 W. Church Road, Wyncote
A quasi-judicial body that conducts public hearings and issues rulings on appeals from decisions of Township Zoning Officer.
Public Safety Organizations
Cheltenham Fire Company
Elkins Park Fire Company
Glenside Fire Company
La Mott Fire Company
Ogontz Fire Company
The all-volunteer fire companies protect the lives and property of their neighbors, 24/7. Extensive training and safety equipment supplied.
Contact: 215-887-6200, ext. 235.
Volunteers supplement paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Contact: 215-887-5925.
Volunteers assist regular police by providing traffic and crowd control at special events and emergency scenes. Contact: 215-885-1600, ext. 424.
Join an existing Town Watch or start one in your own neighborhood by volunteering just 2 hours per month. Contact: 215-885-1600, ext. 482.
Ralph Morgan Park, Wyncote
Thomas Williams Park, Wyncote
High School Park, Elkins Park
Wall Park, Elkins Park
Plant native species, remove weeds, clean up litter and more to promote your neighborhood park. Contact:
Ralph Morgan Park – 215-885-1506
Thomas Williams Park – 215-887-1000
High School Park – 215-782-8082
Wall Park Park – 215-887-8881
“Friends of” Township Libraries
East Cheltenham Free Library
Elkins Park Free Library
Glenside Free Library
La Mott Free Library
Organize fund-raisers and special events to support your neighborhood library. Contact:
East Cheltenham – 215-379-2077
Elkins Park – 215-635-5000
Glenside – 215-885-0455
La Mott – 215-635-4419