NEWS & INFORMATION
Township Meetings dates are listed at the bottom of this page.
CITIZENS’ POLICE ACADEMY
Applications are now being accepted for the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police department’s Citizens Police Academy. For more information, please visit the WEGO website http://www.westtownpolice.org/.
This program provides area citizens with the tools necessary to be better advocates for their community by educating them on local government structure, and by increasing their awareness of available municipal services and resources. The next session begins September 10, 2015. Registration begins August 1. Check back for registration information.
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.
ONLINE PAYMENT OF SEWER & TRASH BILLS
Westtown Township now accepts online credit card payments for Township sewer and trash bills. Click on “Pay Bills Online” on the Index on the left side of page.
WEGO POLICE WARNINGS
The Police have seen an increase in theft by in home service providers (cleaning, home health care, home improvement), and urge residents to check references, secure valuables, and do not leave contractors unattended in your home.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP BOX
There is a Medication Return Collection Box in the lobby of the Westtown East Goshen Police Station, 1041 Wilmington Pike. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medication M-F from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
If you would like to be notified on your cell or email of local alerts about emergencies, severe weather, and road closures go to WWW.READYNOTIFYPA.ORG and click on Chester County. Pamphlets available at the Township Office.
RECYCLE TV’s & COMPUTER EQUIPMENT
Best Buy will accept TV’s and other electronics at no charge, up to three items per household per day. Click here for details. Best Buy
Staples office supply store also collects used electronics. TV’s are not accepted. For more information, Staples
Westtown residents interested in receiving email notices can send their email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Listserve” in the subject line.
Residents subscribing to this service will receive meeting agendas for the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Parks & Recreation, and Historical Commission, as well as notices of meeting changes, special meetings and events, and cancellations.
SPECIAL USE OVERLAY HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Westtown Township will conduct a public hearing on Monday, August 10, 2015 commencing at 7:00 PM, at the Westtown Township Administrative Building, 1039 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, Pennsylvania, to consider and enact an amendment to Chapter 170, Zoning, regarding the Special Use Overlay District to permit an Apartment Complex Development.
The amendment may be reviewed at the Township office Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. Contact the Township office at 610-692-1930 if any special services or facilities for the handicapped are required.
HISTORICAL COMMISSION VACANCY
The Township is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Historical Commission. If you would like to become involved, please send your resume and letter of interest to the Township Manager, Rob Pingar. (email@example.com).
2015 YARD WASTE PICK UPS
Yard Waste will be collected on the Saturdays listed below. Yard waste must be placed curbside by 7 AM in either biodegradable bags or open containers that can be dumped. Branches under 3″ in diameter should be cut in 3-4′ in length, bundled, and tied. PLASTIC BAGS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
January 10 - February 7 - March 14 – April 11 – May 9 – June 13 – July 11 – August 8 – September 12 – October 10 – November 7 & 21 – December 12
WESTTOWN-EAST GOSHEN POLICE COMMISSION MEETINGS
2015 Police Commission meetings will be held on the 4th Thursday of the month, at 5:30 PM, in the Police Administration Building located at 1041 Wilmington Pike, (behind the Township Building.)
RUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL NIGHT GAMES LIGHTING SCHEDULE
April 21, 2015 – Lacrosse
April 23, 2015 – Lacrosse
May 5, 2015 – Lacrosse
POLICE MERGER STUDY
Click here for the Westtown East Goshen/West Goshen Police merger study: WEGO-WGPDfinalreport.pdf
WESTTOWN SCHOOL LAKE & DAM PROJECT
Information on the Westtown School Lake and Dam Remediation Project: Westtown Lake & Dam Project 2015
|Monday, July 6||Board of Supervisors|
|Wednesday, July 8||Planning Commission|
|Tuesday, July 14||Parks & Recreation – 7:00 PM – Oakbourne Mansion|
|Monday, July 20||Board of Supervisors – **CANCELLED**|
|Wednesday, July 22||Planning Commission|
|Thursday, July 16||Historical Commission – 6:00 PM – Township Building|
|Thursday, July 16||Friends of Oakbourne – 7:00 PM – Oakbourne Mansion|
|Monday, August 3||Board of Supervisors|
|Wednesday, August 5||Planning Commission|
|Monday, August 10||Special Use Overlay Hearing|
|Tuesday, August 11||Parks & Recreation – 7:00 PM – Oakbourne Park|
|Monday, August 17||Board of Supervisors|
|Wednesday, August 19||Planning Commission|
|Thursday, August 20||Historical Commission – 6:00 PM – Township Building|
All meetings are at the Township Administration Building, 1039 Wilmington Pike at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.