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    EARNED INCOME TAX INCREASE PRESS RELEASE


    To start to pay down the Borough’s $19.6 million unfunded pension liability, West Chester Borough Council has increased the Borough’s Earned Income Tax (EIT) rate from 1% to 1.25%, effective January 1, 2019. This increase affects all Borough residents who earn wages and salaries.
    You can read the full press release here.

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 
    March 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

    NOTICE IS GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, Council for the Borough of West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, will hold a public hearing as part of the regularly scheduled public meeting at the Borough of West Chester’s municipal building located at 401 East Gay Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, to consider the adoption of, and if approved, Borough Council will adopt amendments to Chapters 77 and 104 of the Borough Code. The Ordinance has the following title and summary:

    AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST CHESTER, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST CHESTER, SPECIFICALLY CHAPTER 77, TITLED, “PARKING PROGRAM, RESIDENTIAL”, TO AMEND CHAPTER 77-15 “PARKING PROCEDURES FOR PERMIT AREA L” TO EXPAND AREA L ALONG SOUTH MATLACK STREET FROM EAST MARKET STREET TO BARNARD STREET; TO AMEND CHAPTER 104, TITLED “VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC,” TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR “OVERSIZED VEHICLES” IN SECTION 104-1, TITLED “DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION,”; TO AMEND SECTION 104-39 TO PROHIBIT THE PARKING OF OVERSIZED VEHICLES ON PUBLIC STREETS WITHIN THE BOROUGH; SECTION 104-45 TO REMOVE A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE AT 314 WEST WASHINGTON STREET AND 247 DEAN STREET; AND TO AMEND SECTION 104-29 TO PROHIBIT PARKING ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF WEST MARSHALL STREET FOR 65 FEET WEST OF HIGH STREET.

    The full text of the Ordinance is available for inspection without charge at the Borough of West Chester administrative offices located at 401 East Gay Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  A copy of the full text of the Ordinance may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof.  In addition, a certified copy of the proposed Ordinance is also on file and available for inspection by members of the public at the offices of the Daily Local News by calling (215) 648-1066 and the Chester County Law Library, Chester County Justice Center, Suite 2400, 201 West Market Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380.

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    Agenda
    Public Works February 12 @ 5:30 PM Agenda  Attachments
    Parking February 12 @ 6:30 PM Agenda  Attachments
    Administration, Communication & Technology February 12 @ 7:30 PM Agenda  Attachments
    Public Safety & Quality of Life  February 13 @ 5:30 PM Agenda  Attachments 
    Finance & Revenue February 13 @ 6:30 PM Agenda  Attachments
    Smart Growth February 13 @ 7:30 PM Agenda  Attachments
    Worksession February 19 @ 7:00 PM Agenda Attachments 
    Voting Session - CANCELLED February 20 @ 7:00 PM Agenda  Attachments