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2022 Budget Hearing on December 15, 2021
Posted on Wednesday November 24, 2021
The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m., to receive public comment on its 2022 Operating, Capital and Liquid Fuels budgets.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, will conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. (prevailing time) at Curtis Hall, 1250 West Church Road, Wyncote, Pennsylvania 19095, and via web conference, to receive any and all comments and questions, written and oral, of the public prior to considering and possibly voting to adopt Ordinances adopting the Operating and Capital Budgets for the Year 2022 based on the 2022 Preliminary Operating and Capital Budgets, adopted by the Board of Commissioners on November 17, 2021, pursuant to the provisions of the Home Rule Charter, Section 1205, as follows: 



Real Estate

~ Current Year                                                                             $17,275,466

~ Prior Year                                                                                      $300,000

Licenses & Permits                                                                           $853,850

Fines and Forfeits                                                                             $211,500

Interest and Rentals                                                                            $30,000

Grants and Aids                                                                             $1,235,263

Departmental Earnings                                                                   $7,407,320

Act 511 Taxes                                                                             $11,673,000

Miscellaneous Revenue                                                                 $1,475,275

Total Estimated Revenue                                                           $40,461,674


General Government                                                                     $2,501,396

Police                                                                                             $9,688,205

EMS and Emergency Management                                                $1,278,390

Fire and Code Administration                                                        $1,539,399

Planning and Zoning                                                                         $641,325

Streets and Bridges                                                                        $2,252,842

Street Lights and Traffic Signals                                                       $579,399

Refuse and Recycling                                                                    $2,079,691

Stormwater Management                                                                  $366,487

Park Grounds Maintenance                                                            $1,125,937

Recreation                                                                                        $903,298

Libraries                                                                                        $1,729,250

Insurance and Employee Benefits                                               $13,473,205

Debt Service                                                                                     $962,536

Unappropriated Reserves                                                               $1,340,314

Total Estimated Expenditures                                                    $40,461,674



Estimated Cash and Investments                                                $    3,715,375

Estimated Income:

~ Amounts Provided by Others                                                  $  3,491,478

~ Amounts Provided by Borrowings                                          $  20,000,000

~ Amounts Provided by Assessments                                              $910,000

~ Transfer Amounts                                                                                    $0

Total Estimated Cash and Receipts                                       $ 28,116,853


2022 Project Costs                                                                     $11,611,457

Estimated Cash Balance at Year End                                    $16,505,396

 Copies of the full text of the proposed ordinances are available below:

2022 Operating Budget
2022 Capital Budget
2022 Liquid Fuels Resolution

For more information about the 2022 Budget process, visit the Township's Budget web page.

Zoom web conferences are accessible by telephone, smartphone, tablet or personal computer. Details for logging in and/or dialing into the meetings are available on the agenda for the Board of Commissioners meeting. If you do not have access to a computer and would like information about how to call in, please call (215) 887-1000, ext. 111.


 Robert A. Zienkowski
Township Manager                                                         

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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