Voting Resources for November 3 General Election
The General Election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. For those who wish to vote in-person polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The last day to register to vote is this Monday, October 19.
Montgomery County has finalized polling locations for November 3. Below are the locations for Lower Gwynedd.
|Lower Gwynedd 1-1||Gwynedd Mercy University, East Campus||1201 Sumneytown Pike||Gwynedd Valley|
|Lower Gwynedd 1-2||Church of the Messiah||1001 Dekalb Pike||Lower Gwynedd|
|Lower Gwynedd 1-3||Gwynedd Mercy University, East Campus||1201 Sumneytown Pike||Gwynedd Valley|
|Lower Gwynedd 1-4||Wissahickon High School||521 Houston Road||Ambler|
|Lower Gwynedd 2-1||Lower Gwynedd Township Building||1130 North Bethlehem Pike||Spring House|
|Lower Gwynedd 2-2||Wissahickon School Administration Building||601 Knight Road||Ambler|
The County Commissioners have approved 10-ballot drop off locations for the General Election. The closest drop off box to Lower Gwynedd is at the Upper Dublin Township Building, 801 Loch Alsh Avenue. The ballot boxes will open on October 3 and be available for use from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Information for additional Secure Drop Box information for mail-in ballots can be found at: https://www.montcopa.org/3587/Secure-Ballot-Drop-Box-Locations
Almost Time to Trade in Recycling Totes and Trash Bins
As part of the switch to a new trash hauler, please place your current recycling toters at the curb on Monday, October 26 for pickup by Waste Management. Please leave your trash bins out on Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30 for pickup by Waste Management.
The Board of Supervisors recently approved a three-year waste and recycling contract with Republic Services beginning November 1 and running until October 31, 2023. The contract calls for a price of $28.19 a month per household in the first year, $29.18 in the second year and $30.20 in the final year. The monthly fee for low volume households is $18/month plus a charge of $3 per 30-gallon bag.
Leaf and yard waste in excess of eight bags per pickup will be $3 per bag. Grass clippings in excess of four bags per pickup will be $3 per bag. One bulk item per month is included for free. An extra bulk item is $75.
Republic Services are currently setting up all the accounts in their system and they will be sending out information to the residents about the new account and access to their accounts on their website during the last week of October. Please be patient while they work through setting up all the accounts. There will be no interruption of service to either the trash or recycling during the switch over.
Drug Take Back Day Is October 24
National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 24. The Lower Gwynedd Police Department will be a drop off location between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.
Halloween Safety Guidance
Halloween is just two weeks away and understandably there are questions this year about trick-or-treating. Montgomery County and the CDC have issued guidance for Halloween. Please visit the websites for tips.
Township Staff Available By Appointment
The Lower Gwynedd Township Building is open but appointments are necessary in order to maintain a safe distance for both the public and our staff. Please call 215-646-5302 to schedule an appointment or discuss your issue. If possible, please conduct business online or by phone for the health and safety of yourself and staff.
- Lower Gwynedd Township coronavirus page
- Montgomery County coronavirus hub
- Pennsylvania Department of Health
Lower Gwynedd Township
1130 N Bethlehem Pike
PO Box 625
Spring House, PA 19477
Phone: (215) 646-5302
Fax: (215) 646-3357
*COVID-19 Restrictions: Access to the Township Building is by appointment only.