Jenkintown’s dissolution with the borough’s two fire companies was adopted earlier this week after six months of negotiations. The Borough Council voted unanimously for its approval, despite some objections from one of the fire companies.
The Glenside News Globe Times Chronicle has the full report on the dissolution, which outlines the responsibilities of the borough and the Pioneer and Independent fire companies.
Should the borough decide to dissolve or combine the companies, they won’t have to pay for upgrades. If one of the fire companies decides to sell its building; however, it will owe the borough for necessary renovations.
While the borough insists the measure is just a precaution, the proceedings were delayed as the fire companies worried whether a dissolution was imminent.