Staff Employment Opportunity – Planning/Zoning Coordinator

Westtown Township is seeking applicants for the position of Planning/Zoning Coordinator to assist with coordinating & administering various programs, code enforcement, property maintenance, and other special projects.  A bachelor’s degree & 3-5 years of municipal experience is required.  Experience in land planning, code enforcement, facilities, stormwater management, on-lot sewage system management, and zoning is desired.  For a detailed job description, click this link:  Planning/Zoning Coordinator Job Description. EOE.  Salary DOQ.  Interested candidates should submit cover letter, and resume with salary history to programcoordinator@westtown.org by April 21.

Pennsylvania Citizen Corps

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is being offered by Chester County.  The course is free, but you must attend all modules to become certified.  Class size is limited to 30 participants.  Registration deadline is April 5, 2017.  For more information and to register, please visit http://destraining.chesco.org/ema/CERTSpring2017.

WEGO Press Release – “Notice of Infraction” scam

The Westtown East Goshen Police (WEGO) department is investigating fraudulent “Notice of Infraction” letters delivered to Westtown residents in Pleasant Grove.  Please read this press release for information on the scam: WEGO scam press release 2017-03-21.

Summer Employment Opportunity – Public Works Dept.

The Public Works department is seeking several responsible and energetic people for mowing/landscaping, road work, and building maintenance from May – September.  Applicants must be over 18 and have a valid driver’s license.  If interested, please visit the township building for an application or download the application here:  Westtown Twp Application.  The application may be emailed to pcoleman@westtown.org.

WEGO Police Scam Alert

The Westtown-East Goshen (WEGO) Regional Police Department reminds residents, especially Senior Citizens, to be cautious of telephone scams and schemes.  Please click here for additional information: WEGO PD Press Release Telephone Scam Investigations 03-03-2017

Toll Brothers/Crebilly Farm Conditional Use Hearing

The next conditional use hearing is at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Rustin High School auditorium, 1100 Shiloh Road, West Chester.  The complete conditional use application is on the Planning Commission page under Current Projects. (http://www.westtownpa.org/planning-commission/)

Planning Commission Vacancy

There is a vacancy on the Planning Commission (PC) for a term expiring December 31, 2019.  The PC meets twice monthly, on the Wednesdays following regular Board of Supervisors meetings. Members often attend seminars on topics of concern to the Commission and represent the Commission at other meetings. Site visits are scheduled as necessary. Plans and other materials to be discussed are distributed in advance of the meetings to allow for study and review.  Commissioners are expected to attend meetings regularly and to actively participate in PC activities. Applicants must be in good standing with all municipal bills.  Anyone interested in this appointment should send a letter and a brief resume to Robert Pingar, Township Manager, rpingar@westtown.org by March 29.  For more information on Planning Commission activity, call or email Chris Patriarca in the Township Office, 610 692-1930 or email cpatriarca@westtown.org.

Rustin High School Night Games – Spring 2017

April 04 – lacrosse
April 20 – lacrosse
April 27 – lacrosse
May 11 – lacrosse

Prescription Drug Drop Box

There is a Medication Return Collection Box in the lobby of the Westtown East Goshen (WEGO) Police Station, 1041 Wilmington Pike.  Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medication M-F from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Safe Trade Program

The Westtown East Goshen Police Department (WEGO) is now a “Safe Trade” location to conduct transactions made using online sites such as Craigslist.  Click on the link below for more information and safety tips for online transactions:

Safe Trade Press Release Nov 2015

ReadyChesco Alerts

To sign up for Chester County’s electronic notification system for emergency information go to http://www.readychesco.org.

Mariner East Pipeline Project

The project fact sheet for the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 Project can be found here: Mariner East Fact Sheet.  Additional information including maps can be found at the Chester County Pipeline Information Center on the Chester County Planning Commission website: Chester County Pipeline Information Center.

Westtown-East Goshen Police Commission Meetings

2017 Police Commission meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 5:30 PM, in the Police Administration Building located at 1041 Wilmington Pike, (behind the Township Building.)

Recycle TVs & Computer Equipment

The Lanchester Landfill (7224 Division Highway, Narvon, PA 17555) is accepting TV’s, computers and other electronics, and appliances for FREE.  There is a three (3) unit limit per vehicle. A complete computer system is considered one unit. All items must be intact. No disassembled items will be accepted.  Residents must be able to unload their own items.

Please note that the SECCRA Landfill, 219 Street Road (Route 926), West Grove, is also accepting televisions and electronics. Residents in the southern end of Chester County should use this landfill.

Best Buy will accept computer peripherals and other electronics at no charge, up to two items per household per day. CRT televisions and monitors are accepted at Delaware and New Jersey locations for a fee of $25 per item.

Staples office supply store also collects used electronics. TV’s are not accepted.

Red Cross Seeking Local Volunteers

The Red Cross is seeking local volunteers to help during disasters.For more information on specific volunteer opportunities available near you, please visit www.redcross.org or call 215-299-4000.

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