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A digital newsletter chronicling what is happening in the Borough of West Chester

Nov 19

2021 Budget Approved

Posted on November 19, 2020 at 10:07 AM by William Mann

West Chester Borough Council held a public hearing as part of Council’s regular monthly
meeting on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM, via WebEx and approved the final 2021
Budget for the Borough of West Chester. 

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Nov 18

South High Street Corridor Plan

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 10:49 AM by William Mann

Borough Council approves the resolution accepting the "South High Street Corridor Plan.

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Oct 29

2021 Budget Update

Posted on October 29, 2020 at 9:40 AM by William Mann

The Borough Council voted (6-1) to preliminarily approve the the 2021 Preliminary Budget during the October Voting Session. You can read the draft here.

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Oct 22

High Street Corridor Plan

Posted on October 22, 2020 at 2:31 PM by William Mann

As part of the Borough Council Voting Session on October 21, 2020, Randy Waltermyer, AICP of Planning and Design Inc gave an update on the High Street Corridor Plan.

High Street Corridor Study1

You can view the presentation here.
You can view the draft report here.

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Sep 23

2021 Budget Update

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 11:51 AM by William Mann

During the last several months, the Borough Manager and Borough employees have worked diligently to establish as many cost-saving measures as possible to provide a balanced, fiscally responsible 2021 budget. 

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Sep 23

Puppy Bowl

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 11:47 AM by William Mann

Our latest addition to Marshall Square Park and Everhart Park is sure to keep your furry four-legged friends happy in the warmer months!  

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Aug 26

Tractor Donantion

Posted on August 26, 2020 at 11:14 AM by William Mann

The accolades were flowing at the August 18, 2020 Borough Council Meeting.   Councilperson Bernie Flynn received a gratitude of thanks from Borough Council President Michael Galey and Vice-President Don Braceland for his generous donation of the pictured tractor for use at the Greenfield Sports Complex.

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Aug 24

Public Arts Commission Brightens Up Gay Street Market

Posted on August 24, 2020 at 8:38 AM by William Mann

The security need for concrete barriers within the Gay Street Open-Air Marketplace presented a unique opportunity for public art, and the Public Arts Commission (PAC) was asked to develop a plan. 

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Aug 20

Gay Street Closure

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 3:26 PM by William Mann

West Chester Borough has transformed Gay Street from N. Matlack Street to Darlington Street into an Open-Air Market for all to enjoy outdoor dining and shopping.

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Aug 20

The Future of Gay Street

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 2:34 PM by William Mann

In August 2020 the Borough Council directed the Borough Manager to contact PennDOT regarding changing Gay Street from a state road, which it is currently classified to locally controlled. 

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