1. This Month...
  2. CALENDARS
  3. CURRENT EVENTS
  1. CHANGE IN MEETING TIMES FOR NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 



    Due to budget discussions, the following schedule for the November and December Committee meetings is as follows:


    November 13th & December 11th:

    • Public Safety:  5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Smart Growth:  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Finance:  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 


  2. Borough Council Meetings
     Public Works November 12, 2019 5:30 PM Agenda Attachments Audio 
     Parking November 12, 2019 6:30 PM Agenda Attachments Audio
     ACT November 12, 2019 7:30 PM Agenda Attachments Audio
     Public Safety & Quality of Life November 13, 2019 5:30 PM Agenda Attachments Audio 
     Smart Growth November 13, 2019 6:00 PM Agenda Attachments Audio
     Finance & Revenue November 13, 2019 7:00 PM Agenda Attachments Audio
     Worksession November 19, 2019 7:00 PM Agenda Attachments Audio
     Voting Session November 20, 2019 7:00 PM Agenda Attachments Audio 


  3. PUBLIC HEARINGS


    Appeal #966 Sharpless Works/Reinhold Residential, 300 E. Evans St November 11, 2019 @ 5:30 PM Hearing Notice 
    Appeal #967 217 W. Lafayette Street November 11, 2019 @ 5:30 PM Hearing Notice
    Appeal #968 Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 720 S. New St  November 11, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
    Hearing Notice
    2020 Budget Public Hearing to Adopt the 2020 Budget December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 PM 2020 Budget



  4.              NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO ADOPT THE 2020 BUDGET

    WEST CHESTER BOROUGH COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. TO ADOPT THE 2020 BUDGET. 

    THE PROPOSED BUDGET IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AND FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE OFFICE OF THE BOROUGH MANAGER, 401 EAST GAY STREET; WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS. 

    ANY PERSON WHO WISHES TO ATTEND THE HEARING WHO HAS A DISABILITY AND/OR REQUIRES AN AUXILIARY AID, SERVICE, OR OTHER ACCOMMODATION TO OBSERVE OR PARTICIPATE IN THE PROCEEDINGS SHOULD CONTACT THE BOROUGH MANAGER’S OFFICE AT 610-344-3246 TO DISCUSS HOW THOSE NEEDS MAY BE ACCOMMODATED.

    2020 Budget

  5. Borough Council Accepting Applications for Appointments to our Boards and Commission

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    West Chester Borough Council is accepting applications for volunteer positions for the following :

    1. Recreation Commission
    2. West Chester Library Board
    3. Railroad Restoration Commission
    4. Historic Commission
    5. Human Relations Commission
    6. West Chester Redevelopment Authority
    7. Planning Commission
    8. Tree Commission
    Learn more about each of the Commissions here

  6. PAVING & MILLING SCHEDULED IN THE BOROUGH


    UPDATE: November 14, 2019

    Due to the weather, the paving project has been delayed.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  The road adjacent to your property will be milled this week according to the following schedule:

    Wilmont Mews – (Miner to Barnard) 11/14 &11/15

    Church Street – (Miner to Union) – 11/14 &11/15

    Union Street – (High Street to Church) – 11/14 &11/15

    Brandywine Street – (Union to Nields) – 11/14 &11/15

    Dean Street – (Brandywine to New) – 11/14 &11/15

    Wayne Street (Price to Nields Street) – 11/14 &11/15

    Mulberry Alley – (New Street to Rambo Alley) – 11/14 &11/15

    Everhart Street – (Price to Spring Grove Lane) – 11/14 &11/15

    Spring Grove Lane                                                 – 11/14 &11/15


    To facilitate the paving, it will be necessary to restrict parking within the limit of work between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM.  All cars must be removed from the streets between 7 AM and 5 PM, but may be parked there overnight if they are removed by 7 AM the following morning.

    We will make every effort to maintain access to your property.  There may be times during the work that access will be limited.  If you have specific issues, feel free to contact us.

    Please note that rain and temperatures may impact the schedule.  The latest updates are posted on the West Chester Borough’s website and Facebook.

    If you have any questions or concerns before or during the construction, feel free to contact the West Chester Borough Deputy Director of Public Works, Michael Taggart, at 484-887-2757.



  7. Chapter 62 OF THE BOROUGH CODE Has Been Amended

    Chapter 62 of the West Chester Borough Code,
    “Garbage, Rubbish, Refuse,” has been amended, and, as of September 21, 2019, is now in effect. Additionally, there has been a change in the enforcement of this ordinance. To access the amendments to the ordinance, see the link below.

    NOTE: Beginning October 7, 2019, property owners found in violation of any provision of Chapter 62 will immediately receive a notice of violation, delivered to the property, similar to a parking ticket. This notice of violation will advise of the specifics of the violation and order the property owner to pay the fines below, payable to the Borough of West Chester, within seven (7) days.

    Failure to pay the fine within seven (7) days will result in a non-traffic citation filed with the District Court, which carries a possible fine of not less than $50 and not more than $1000 plus court costs.

    • 1st offense - $30
    • 2nd offense - $50
    • 3rd offense - $100
    • A 4th and all subsequent offenses will result the in a non-traffic citation being automatically filed with the District Court carrying a fine of not less than $200 and not more than $1000.

    For more detailed information regarding Chapter 62 click here.