An online interactive map, Multimunicipal Cooperation Works!, was added to the Planning Commission’s website. The map shows where in Chester County municipalities are working together with a regional perspective. Four types of multimunicipal cooperation efforts are shown on the map: regional planning, councils of governments, regional recreation agencies, and regional police departments. In addition to showing where these types of cooperative efforts are occurring, the map provides background information with links to online resource materials. This map is a Landscapes3 implementation project. View the map.
Every month, the Planning Commission highlights one of its staff or board members. Mercedes Carfagno, a summer intern who is finishing up her geography and planning degree, shared her journey to the Planning Commission and discussed her life philosophy, interests, and more.
The Chester County Planning Commission will conduct its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. The board is taking its meeting “on the road” this month; it will be held at the Kennett Township Building, 801 Burrows Road, Chadds Ford, Pa., 19317. The public is invited to attend, and there will be an opportunity for public comment during the meeting. Continue Reading →
Every month, the Planning Commission highlights one of its staff or board members. Did you ever wonder who interviews them? Meet Communications Specialist Danielle M. Lynch, a former journalist who has been with us for two and a half years. Danielle shares her journey to the Planning Commission and also discusses her life philosophy, interests, and more.
The 25th summer of Chester County’s Town Tours and Village Walks program will begin on June 13 at the historic Church of the Holy Trinity in West Chester. The theme of this year’s series is exploring the county’s villages “Then and Now.” There will be 10 more tours this summer – every Thursday night. Back by popular demand, two fall supper lectures have been added during October and December. The free summer strolls will take place in historic neighborhoods, hamlets, villages, and sites throughout Chester County. These events are sponsored by the Chester County Commissioners through the Chester County Planning Commission and its partners, including Westtown Township, the Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau, the Chester County Historic Preservation Network, the Chester County Historical Society, and other local participating municipalities. View more information about the tours or contact Chester County Heritage Preservation Coordinator Karen Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org for a brochure.
Chester County Planning Commission Transportation Planner Brian Donovan was recently recognized as a “Top Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Professional under 40” by the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVF). Continue Reading →
Gary W. Smith, president and chief executive officer of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC), attended the Chester County Planning Commission’s board meeting on May 8th and discussed the role of his organization and its partnership with the county. Continue Reading →
May is Preservation Month, a great time to recognize the Chester County Historic Preservation Network (CCHPN), which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Continue Reading →
Every month, the Planning Commission highlights one of its staff or board members. Doug Fasick is the board’s vice chairman and has served on the board since June 2010. Doug, an Oxford resident and chiropractor, discussed how he arrived at the Planning Commission and also shared information about his life philosophy, interests, and more.
We are pleased to relaunch the Vision Partnership Program! This planning grant program will be a critical tool in implementing Landscapes3 across Chester County’s municipalities. Multiple changes were made to the program to better implement Landscapes3, so we are requiring municipal attendance at one of two upcoming meetings at the Government Services Center for first cycle applicants: 1 p.m. May 15 and 10 a.m. May 30. Check out all the details. Please contact Community Planning Director and VPP Grant Administrator Susan Elks at 610-344-6285 or email@example.com with questions. The deadline to apply is June 28, 2019.