Jenkintown Borough


Jenkintown Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 2011-5

 Adopted: November 28, 2011



The nondiscrimination ordinance was adopted in a unanimous vote by the Borough Council with 11 – 0 in favor. The meeting where the ordinance was adopted had over 100 members of the public present – as over 30 resident testified on the ordinance over the course of two hours. Jenkintown became the fifth municipality in Montgomery County to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

In the News

Jenkintown Borough Council to consider anti-discrimination ordinance
Glenside News (October 26, 2011)

Anti-discrimination ordinance established by Jenkintown Borough Council
Glenside News (December 1, 2011)

Jenkintown Creates New Anti-Discrimination Law for LGBT
NBC 10 (December 2, 2011)

Jenkintown Human Relations Commission