Lisa M. Moore, a Kennett Township resident, is one of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee members. Moore is the manager of Kennett Township.
As the manager of Kennett Township, Moore has a vested interest in planning for the entire community and the future of her township and the county. Her areas of expertise that she will bring to the steering committee include extensive knowledge in planning, utilities, transportation and housing needs, open space preservation and benefits. She also is currently working on an economic development plan for her community. Continue Reading →
Pamela Brown, a resident of the Birchrunville section of West Vincent, is one of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee members. Brown is the conservation director of French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust, and her service area includes 11 municipalities in the French and Pickering Creeks Watersheds.
Brown’s area of expertise and interest as a member of the steering committee is land protection and how it relates to the health and well-being of the community, including groundwater protection, outdoor recreation, and economic benefits. Continue Reading →
P. Timothy Phelps, an East Whiteland resident, is one of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee members. Phelps is the executive director of the Transportation Management Association of Chester County, an organization based in East Whiteland that focuses on congestion mitigation and alternative commute options for transportation projects countywide.
Phelps’ areas of expertise and interest as a member of the steering committee include congestion mitigation and air quality, employer outreach for mobility options, multimodal transportation options, and transportation demand management. Continue Reading →
David Brant, an East Goshen resident, is one of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee members. Brant had two careers: first as an architect, including some residential projects and mainly commercial for Conrail, and second as a Realtor. He is currently a district vice president for the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors.
Brant will bring housing opportunity expertise to the steering committee. He was on the executive committee for the Chester County Housing Options Task Force, an action item for the county’s current comprehensive plan, Landscapes2. Brant also has been active in community leadership as a past district governor of the Lions Club and the past president of West Chester Area Communities That Care, a local coalition charged with following the evidence-based model supported by the Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services. Continue Reading →
Molly K. Morrison, a Thornbury resident, is one of the three co-chairs of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee. Morrison is the president of Natural Lands, a nonprofit that protects land, cares for land, and connects people to nature throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. The organization’s headquarters is near Media, Delaware County.
“The Landscapes3 process allows Chester County’s citizens to have a say in the future of the county,” said Morrison, who is also a board member of the Chester County Planning Commission. “By bringing many voices to the table, we will have a plan that reflects our collective priorities and that allows us to protect the essential qualities of this wonderful place where we live and work.” Continue Reading →
Christopher Alonzo, a Kennett Square resident, is one of the three co-chairs of the Landscapes3 Steering Committee. Alonzo is the president of Pietro Industries, a third-generation family farm in Kennett Square, and the chairman of the Chester County Agricultural Development Council. As a mushroom farmer, his areas of interest include agriculture, business, and workforce housing. He believes Chester County is great place to raise a family. Continue Reading →
The Chester County Commissioners established a Landscapes3 Steering Committee in late June as part the development of the county’s next comprehensive plan. The steering committee will start meeting this fall to create the plan’s vision and goals.
In the meantime, we’ll be highlighting the 27-member committee in an effort to inform residents about the Landscapes3 process.
Matthew Hammond, a West Bradford resident, is one of the three co-chairs of the steering committee. A professional engineer who specializes in transportation planning and design, he is the executive vice president of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. in West Goshen and the chairman of the Chester County Planning Commission. He is interested in the transportation aspect of the county (vehicle, pedestrian, bicycle, rail, aviation, etc.), but is also interested in all facets of what makes Chester County such a great place. Continue Reading →