News Flash

Posted on: September 26, 2022

Join us this weekend for the FALL YARD SALE!

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View the map of participating homes and plan your route for the West Goshen Township Fall Yard Sale this weekend, October 1, 2022 - from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM.

Additional Info... Park and Recreation
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Bantery Road and Woodbridge Way Storm Sewer Project

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Each month, we discuss the various stormwater projects that the Township is undertaking. As part of our monthly eNewsletter, we want to highlight some of the projects being completed by our Public Works Department. For this month, we are highlighting the ...

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Stormwater
Posted on: September 20, 2022

September 20, 2022: Letter from Ashley Gagné, Vice-Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen residents,

I hope that you enjoyed the summer in all its glory. Whether you spent your summer here at home or somewhere else, I hope you savored the long days, fresh fruit, outdoor dining, trips to the beach, warmth, and time with family a...

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Board of Supervisors
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Meet Baby!

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Baby was adopted at the Delaware County SPCA in 2012 when she was eight months old. We quickly learned that she was smart and eager to please. As such, she was successfully trained (with the use of treats) to perform two tricks: lay down and give a hug.

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Pet of the Month
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Fall Movie Series Movies Announced!

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The West Goshen Township Park and Recreation Department presents the 2022 Fall Movie Series at West Goshen Community Park (N. Five Points and Fern Hill Roads)

Additional Info... Park and Recreation
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Brookside Court & Chrislena Lane Storm Sewer Project

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Each month, we discuss the various stormwater projects that the Township is undertaking.  As part of our monthly eNewsletter, we want to highlight some of the projects being completed by our Public Works Department. For this month, we are highlig...

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Stormwater
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Fall Leaves: Street Sweeping, Fall Collection and Hazardous Conditions

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As weather changes, so do the road conditions. The autumn leaves are a  staple of the season and can create hazardous conditions on the roadway.  When leaves accumulate on the roadway and become wet, they can get  extremely slip...

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Township News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Fall Bus Trips Announced!

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Saturday, September 10th:  The World Trade Center Memorial and Museum and Walking Tour of Historic Lower Manhattan. Registrations for this trip embark on a 1.5 mile walk around Lower Manhattan, learning about highlights such as the New Y...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Learn More About The Friends of West Goshen Parks

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The Friends of West Goshen Parks will hold their annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 15th at 6:00 PM at the West Goshen Community Park picnic pavilion. Township residents are invited to learn more about The Friends of West Goshen Parks and th...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Friends of West Goshen Parks Raising Funds for Gazebo Replacement

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The Friends of West Goshen Parks are raising funds to replace the J. Arnold Bair Gazebo at West Goshen Community Park. The gazebo, named after long-time West Goshen tax collector and Friends of West Goshen Parks founding member J. Arnold Bair, was install...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Remembering Sgt. Anthony DiRocco

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Anthony F. DiRocco, Jr. loved West Goshen Township. Born March 12, 1937, Tony grew up in the area and went to West Chester High School before working for the West Goshen Police Department for 38 years while achieving the rank of Sergeant. Upon retiring fr...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Ray Halvorsen: Supervisor, Public Works Director Remembered

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Raymond Halvor Halvorsen, who served for as a West Goshen Supervisor and as the Township’s Public Works Director for fifteen years, was born in Flushing, New York on April 14, 1951. But the story of his connection to the town that would help def...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rock Creek Road Storm Sewer Project

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Each month, we discuss the various stormwater projects that the Township is undertaking.  As part of our monthly eNewsletter, we want to highlight some of the projects being completed by our Public Works Department. For this month, we are highlig...

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Stormwater
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Call for Artists for the Fall Art Exhibit

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West Goshen Township is home to many talented professional and amateur artists. Over the past 22 years, The West Goshen Resident Exhibit at the Galleries at the West Goshen Township Administration Building has become the premier showcase for works of art ...

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Additional Info... Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Register for Fall Township Yard Sale

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This year the West Goshen Park and Recreation Department will sponsor another Township Yard Sale on Saturday, October 1, between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

Additional Info... Park and Recreation
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Sanitary Sewer Laterals: What Is a Sanitary Sewer Lateral and What Does It Do?

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A sanitary sewer lateral is the pipe that connects your home’s plumbing to the publicly owned sanitary sewer system. This crucial pipe carries all of the wastewater from your home to the sewer; including everything drained from your sinks, washers, shower...

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Township News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

June 22, 2022: Letter from Shaun Walsh, Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen Residents & Businesses,

Summer is with us and I hope you are enjoying the warm weather and taking advantage of the long hours of daylight to participate in outdoor activities. I encourage you to check our calendar of West Goshen summer...

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Board of Supervisors
Posted on: June 27, 2022

July 4th Decorated Bicycle Parade!

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West Goshen residents (ages 2 - 9) are invited to decorate their bicycles and participated in the annual Bike Parade on July 4th at West Goshen Community Park.

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Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Tree and Vegetation Maintenance

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Trees and vegetation may not obstruct traffic control signs or fire hydrants. It is the responsibility of property owners to make sure foliage is cleared in front of traffic signs or around hydrants. Additionally, trees must be cut back three feet from th...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Trash and Sewer Rebates for Seniors

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West Goshen Township is offering a Trash and/or Sewer Rebate again this year. West Goshen seniors age 65 or older who have an income under $35,000 and received a Pennsylvania Property/Rent Tax Rebate this year are eligible to apply for a Trash and/or Sewe...

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Sewer Authority
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Solar Use Survey

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Do you have rooftop solar on your home? Are you thinking of installing solar to supply your electricity? 

If so, the West Chester Area Clean Energy Future (WCACEF), a committee of the West Chester Council of Governments, would like to hear from yo...

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Sustainability Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers: Air and Noise Pollution

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Did you know that trying to hear each other over the din of a gas-powered leaf blower pales in comparison to the mix of toxic fumes and particulate matter that are being added to local smog and greenhouse gas emissions?  

Responses to this concern...

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Sustainability Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Street Milling and Paving Notice

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West Goshen Township will be milling and paving the following roads in a few weeks. We ask that anyone living on one of these roads take this time to check and make sure your trees and bushes are at least 15 feet high above the roads and at least three fe...

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Township News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Mowing Season Reminders

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With summer time weather comes the mowing season. It is important to remember not to blow grass clippings into the street. Grass clippings in the street ultimately end up in a storm drain were they can build up and cause drainage issues and localized floo...

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Township News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Stormwater Project Update

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Locksley Road Stormwater Project

Each month, we discuss the various stormwater projects that the Township is undertaking. This month, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the work of the Public Works Department in addressing a major repair on Loc...

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Township News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

West Goshen Township Hosts Basic Chainsaw Safety Class

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On Monday May 2nd, West Goshen Township hosted a basic chainsaw safety class sponsored by Delaware Valley Trust. The Streets & Parks departments attended along with Whitemarsh and New Garden Townships. Operating chainsaws in normal conditions is one o...

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Township News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Arbor Day 2022

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West Goshen Township celebrated Arbor Day this year by honoring the past and encouraging the planting of trees for the future.

The celebration was held on Friday, April 29, at Oaklands Cemetery, a beautiful, heavily wooded natural burial park in the wester...

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Township News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Meet the New Assistant Township Manager!

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Originally from Chester County near Longwood Gardens, Assistant Township Supervisor Jaime Jilozian, AICP, is happy to be close to her hometown now that she is working for West Goshen Township. Working closeby in the County for several years, Jaime was loo...

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Township News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Upcoming Township Road Projects

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The Board of Supervisors awarded the bid for the Township’s 2022 paving program to Allan Myers, L.P. at their meeting on April 5, 2022.  The roads scheduled to be paved in 2022 are as follows:

Please be advised that we do not have a star...

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Township News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Fun in the Sun with the Summer Recreation Program, Summer Teen Program and Afternoon Sports Clinics!

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West Goshen Resident RegistrationSaturday, May 7th (8 – 11am)Saturday, May 14th (9 – 11am)Open Registration begins on Monday, May 16th   for families residing outside of West Goshen.Regist...

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Township News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Egg Hunt and Decorate Hat Parade: Postponed to April 16

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**THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO APRIL 16**

For the first time since 2019, West Goshen residents can celebrate the arrival of spring with an Egg Hunt and Decorated Hat Parade on April 16, 2022.  Children 2-9 years old can gather up eggs fille...

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Township News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Community Conversation Event

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The West Goshen Police Department is inviting its residents and other interested stakeholders to join us for a Community Conversation. Join us on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 6PM .We look forward to a good exchange of ideas and to providing information and...

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Township News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022: Letter from Ashley Gagné, Vice-Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen Residents and Businesses,

Spring is on the horizon, and I am looking forward to longer and warmer days ahead. As Board liaison to our Parks and Recreation Board, I can promise you that West Goshen has many wonderful community events planne...

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Township News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Get Outside This Summer and Play for Pay!

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Get outside this summer and play for pay! Our summer programs invite children to play, create, imagine and socialize outdoors. Children need outdoor activities, friends and fun more than ever and we want you to help make it happen. The Township Supervisor...

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Township News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

March 14, 2022: Township Stormwater Update

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The West Goshen Township Public Works Department is hard at work replacing stormwater piping in the community.  Our crew is working to replace a 28 ft. section of deteriorated corrugated metal pipe with two (2) junction boxes and two (2) C-top in...

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Township News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Register for Spring Township Yard Sale

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This year the West Goshen Park and Recreation Department will sponsor a Spring Township Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14th between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  Timed perfectly for spring cleaning, Township residents can have their addresses listed on the r...

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Township News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Yard Waste Collection

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Curbside yard waste collection is back.  The 2022 dates for Saturday yard waste collection are as follows:

  • April 16th

  • May 14th

  • June 11th

  • July 16th

  • August 13th

  • September 24th

  • October 15th

Please have your yard waste curbside the night before collection or...

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Township News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association Goose Creek Cleanup Registration

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The Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association is accepting registrations from environmentally concerned residents of West Goshen Township interested in participating in the annual Goose Creek Cleanup on Saturday, March 26, 2022 between 9:00 AM and 11:30 ...

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Township News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Free Electronics Recycling and Shred Event

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Date: Saturday April 2, 2022

Time: 9am-12pm

Location: West Goshen Township Municipal Complex, 1025 Paoli Pike

Document Shredding:

  • Shred Events are for paper shredding only.
  • All material is 100% recycled and Wiggins maintains a 0% landfill policy.
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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Aidan’s Heart Foundation Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Donation

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Aidan’s Heart Foundation donated an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to the West Goshen Park and Recreation Department at the Tuesday, February 15th Board of Supervisors meeting.  The AED was funded by a donation from the Greater ...

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Township News
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Get Out for a Day Trip with the West Goshen Park and Recreation Department

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Are you suffering from cabin fever…since March 2020?  The West Goshen Park and Recreation Department has announced its lineup of spring and summer bus trips for 2022 featuring popular day-trip destinations and an exciting chance to see an amazing...

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Township News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

The Park and Recreation Department is currently recruiting summer counselors!

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The West Goshen Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications from enthusiastic people interested in planning and supervising safe and enjoyable outdoor activities for children participating in our summer programs. Counselors are assi...

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Township News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

2022 Budget Update

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The West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors adopted the 2022 Budget on December 21, 2021.  The budget projects revenue from a variety of sources and sets forth the spending plan for the Township for the upcoming year.  The Township&...

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Township News
Posted on: January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022: Letter From Board of Supervisors Chair Shaun Walsh

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Dear West Goshen Residents & Business Owners,

As we begin another year, we welcome to the Board our two newly elected supervisors, Tinamarie Smith and John Hellman, and say thank you to departing supervisor, Hugh Purnell.  Hugh has dedicated m...

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Township News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Meet New Board of Supervisors Member Tinamarie Smith

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Tinamarie is no stranger to working with West Goshen Township administration and residents and has volunteered on several committees prior to her appointment to the Board of Supervisors. Given her volunteer experience in combination with an environmental ...

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Township News
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Closure of Brandywine and Jennersville Hospitals White Paper

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The Chester County EMS Council, Inc., being the lead agency that serves as a uniformed voice of EMS in providing advice and recommendations to local and county governments, EMS agencies, consumers, and other emergency services entities to promote the main...

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Township News
Posted on: January 17, 2022

New Webpage Addresses Single-Use Plastics Ban

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Following the December 17, 2021, passing of Ordinance 16-2021, Plastic Bag and Plastic Straw Regulations by the Board of Supervisors, the Sustainability Advisory Committee has launched a new webpage featuring key information about the ban for West Goshen ...

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Township News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

West Goshen Township Supervisors John Hellmann and Tinamarie Smith Sworn in

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West Goshen Township Supervisors John Hellmann and Tinamarie Smith were sworn in at the January 3, 2022 Township Organization Meeting, along with two new auditors Nate Wolman and Cynthia Sheikh and elected Constable Steven A. Vitale. You can learn more ab...

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Township News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Thank You to Supervisor Hugh Purnell

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After six years as an elected Township Supervisor and many years as an Elected Township Auditor, Supervisor Hugh Purnell’s tenure comes to an end on January 3, 2022.  Supervisor Purnell was an active member of the greater West Chester C...

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Township News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

December 20, 2021: Letter from Ashley Gagné, Vice-Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen residents,

On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I want to wish each and every one of you a happy and healthy holiday season. This year brought many positive changes to our Township. In-person meetings resumed at the Township building, an...

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Township News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Single-Use Plastic Bag and Straw Ban

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After much hard work and research by the Township’s Sustainability Advisory Committee, the Board of Supervisors approved a single-use plastic carry-out bag and single-use plastic straw ban effective April 22, 2022. 

 April 22, 2...

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Township News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Stormwater Projects Under Construction

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Stormwater projects on Sunset Hollow Road and Pine Valley Circle continue through the holiday season.  A project to improve stormwater flow west of Pottstown Pike on Sunset Hollow Road is near completion.A project to replace or line failing corru...

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Township News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Updated Snow Removal Information

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Before the Snow Falls

Make sure the front of your mailbox is at least a four to six   inches behind the front of the curb and mounted at height of four feet.  Mailboxes closer to the curb and lower to the ground are most likely be damaged...

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Township Code Info... Township News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Township Holiday Hours

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The West Goshen Township offices will be closed on Friday, December 24th in recognition of the Christmas Holiday and on Friday December 31st in recognition of the New Year's Holiday.
Holiday trash collections will be on Monday, December 27th and T...
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Township News
Posted on: November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021: Letter from Shaun Walsh, Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen Residents & Business Owners,

Deep into fall, I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather and have been able to take advantage of the many outdoor activities at this time of year. I am sure you are now in the midst of planning how to man...

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Township News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Reminder about New Waste Carts

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Reminder: this is for trash carts only, not recycling. 

Starting Monday November 8th Republic Services will begin changing out the gray township trash carts for their new blue carts. This trash cart changeout comes as the original township trash c...

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Township News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Street Sweeping

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West Goshen recently took delivery of a new street sweeper. This is a new piece of equipment and service for West Goshen Township. The sweeper will help with the growing concerns about stormwater quality.  It will help keep our local streams and ...

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Township News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Meet Assistant Township Manager Chris Bashore

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Chris is no stranger to municipal government roles. Formerly the Malvern Borough Manager, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from West Chester University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Villanova University....

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Township News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors Appoints New Assistant Township Manager

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The Board of Supervisors appointed Chris Bashore as the new Assistant Township Manager at their September 21, 2021 meeting.

Mr. Bashore is the former Malvern Borough Manager.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree from West Chester University and a...

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Township News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Letter From Ashley Gagné, West Goshen Township Supervisor

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Dear West Goshen Residents,

As we head into the fall season, I hope that you look fondly upon the end of summer. I hope that you and your loved ones were able to take advantage of the long days of warm weather, but that you are now prepared to settle into ...

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Township News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

FEMA Federal Disaster Assistance

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ida. Assista...

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Township News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Chester County Veterans Event

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Local West Goshen and surrounding Veterans will be able to take advantage of the Chester County Recorder of Deeds' Military Discharge and County Veteran ID & Discount Programs a little closer to home on October 7th from 9AM to 12PM at the West Goshen ...

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Township News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

The Value of PSATS

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The Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) has been serving townships of the second class since 1921, when Gov. William Sproul signed Act 189 to create PSATS. PSATS is committed to preserving and strengthening township government b...

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Township News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Flood Safety Driving Reminder

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Given the storms of the past month, especially Ida, it's important to remember to avoid driving through standing water. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard. The Centers for Disease...

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Township News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

New Waste Bins Coming Soon

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  • West Goshen Township will continue to use Republic Services for the next 5 years.
  • Beginning Jan 3, 2022 Republic Services will begin the new Waste & Recycling Contract.
  • Both Waste & Recycling will remain automated with side-loading trucks.
  • W...
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Township News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Register to Participate in Township Yard Sale

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The Township Yard Sale returns to West Goshen on Saturday, September 18th between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM.  Residents can register to include their address in the official Township Yard Sale Guide and receive an official Yard Sale lawn sign or may si...

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Township News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Sewer and Trash Rebates for Seniors

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West Goshen Township is offering a Trash and/or Sewer Rebate again this year.  West Goshen seniors age 65 or older who have an income under $35,000 and received a Pennsylvania Property/Rent Tax Rebate this year are eligible to apply for a Trash a...

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Sewer Rebate Application and Instructions Township News
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Subscribe to ReadyChesco for County Emergency Updates

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ReadyChesco is an alert system for Chester County that helps County and Local officials send emergency text alerts and voice calls to you quickly. ReadyChesco can send these to your cell phone, home phone, office phone, pager, and/or E-mail account.&n...

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Township News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

August 9, 2021: Letter from Shaun Walsh Chair, Board of Supervisors

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Dear West Goshen Residents & Business Owners,

On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I am writing to encourage you to participate in an upcoming joint workshop with the Township Board of Supervisors and the West Goshen Sewer Authority Board members. &a...

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Township News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Yard Waste Collection July 17th

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The next yard waste collection is July 17th. Please see below for yard waste collection guidelines. 

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Sticks, branches, and twigs must be tied in bundles no more than 4 feet in length and 4 feet in diameter, and may not exceed 50 pounds p...

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Township News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Street Tree Ordinance Reminder

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We have some areas of the township where the trees have grown out into the roadway and are an obstruction to our plow trucks in the winter.

In order to clear the snow to the curb our trucks have to run right along the curb line and low hanging trees, espec...

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Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Barker Park Expansion

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West Goshen Township recently purchased a 1-acre property at 321 Westtown Way, adjacent to the existing Township’s Barker Park.  Mr. Kenneth and Mrs. Joanne Barker approached the Township to purchase the property as an addition to the e...

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Township News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Returning This Summer: Junior Gumshoes Camp!

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The West Goshen Police Department is excited to announce that the Junior Gumshoes Camp will be returning for the summer of 2021! The camp is open to 4th grade students entering the 5th grade in the fall of 2021. In this immersive camp experience students ...

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Township News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

West Goshen Township Launches New Website

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West Goshen Township is pleased to announce the launch of a new township website. We think you’ll find the new website easy to navigate and filled with important information including news releases, board, committee and commission information, meeting sch...

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Township News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Sunoco Approved for HDD

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved Sunoco / Energy Transfer to begin HDD (horizontal directional drilling) between West Whiteland Township and West Goshen Township on Boot Road in the vicinity of Rt. 202 and the Goshen Fire C...

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Township News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

2020 Census Information

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The 2020 Census is right around the corner!

The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. ...

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Township News
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Dog Leash law

Just a reminder that all dogs must be kept under the control of their owners at all times, whether you are on your own property or a public park.

Pennsylvania and West Goshen Township dog laws require dogs to be on leash and under control when in public. &...

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Township News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

ChesCo Fire / EMS Survey

Chester County Resident or Business owner,

The Chester County Fire Chiefs Association, Chester County Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc., and the Chester County Fire Police Association, in partnership with the Chester County Department of Emergency S...

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Township News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Final CADMUS Renewable Energy Plan

Below is a link to the final CADMUS / West Chester Area Council of Governments Renewable Energy Plan.

Cadmus Renewable Energy Plan

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Township News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Declaration of Disaster Emergency

Please click the link below to read West Goshen's Declaration of Disaster Emergency related to the COVID-19 situation:

COVID-19 DISASTER DECLARATION

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Township News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Flush only Toilet Paper and What Nature Provides!

With the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, please follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on sanitizing hard surfaces, door knobs, etc. with sanitizing wipes.

Centers for Disease Control Sanitizing Tips

HOWEVER, please do not flush those w...

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Township News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Aqua Water Main Project

Aqua, PA, West Goshen Township's potable water utility, is planning work on Dorothy Lane, Fern Hill Lane, Gateway Lane and Paul Lane beginning on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Dorothy Lane Letter to Residents

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Township News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Quarterly Sewer / Trash Billing Delayed

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Township has delayed the quarterly sewer / trash billing.

1st quarter 2020 sewer / trash bills were mailed on April 29th with a due date of May 31st.

 

Township News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Board of Supervisors’ Statement on COVID-19 Response

This statement was made at the April 21, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting by Supervisor Shaun Walsh regarding the overall COVID-19 response by the Township and subsequent expenditures for overtime.

Board of Supervisors Statement on COVID-19 Response

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Township News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Construction Activity Resumes May 1st

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CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY RESUMES MAY 1st

Governor Wolf’s latest order resumes all residential, commercial and industrial construction activity effective May 1st.

The Township has put into effect special permit regulations regarding permit submission and inspec...

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Township News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020: West Goshen Township Extends Real Estate Tax Face Amount Due Date

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West Goshen Township Extends Real Estate Tax Face Amount Due Date 

Township extends Real Estate Tax Face Amount in Support of Residents Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic 

 

WEST CHESTER, PA (May 20, 2020) — To offer assistance to reside...

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Township News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

New Drive Up Drop Box

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  • In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Township has installed a new drive-up drop box for those residents and businesses owners looking to pay sewer / trash bills, real estate taxes or to drop off any correspondence.
  • This is in addition to the existing wa...
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Township News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

2020 Street Paving Program

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The Board of Supervisors recently approved the 2020 Street Paving Program.

The following West Goshen Township streets will be paved this summer and residents on the streets will be notified prior to work commencing.

The project is expected to begin around J...

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Township News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Accufacts Final Mariner II Report

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Township safety consultant Accufacts has produced the following Final Report on the Mariner II Pipeline Project.

The Township Board of Supervisors submitted various questions based on the Final Report to Accufacts.  Those questions and the respons...

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Township News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

2020 Chester County Farm Products Guide

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The Chester County Planning Commission has published their 2020 Chester County Farm Products Guide.

2020 Chester County Farm Products Guide

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Township News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Township Sewer Authority Grants Awarded

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The West Goshen Township Sewer Authority was recently awarded two grants in the amount of $910,896 for wastewater system upgrades.

The grants were awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).

The first grant is for $5...

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Township News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Township Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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The Township has installed the first of two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

The first station is located at 1025 Paoli Pike, in front of the West Goshen Township complex's Public Works Department building.

The second station is to be located at Com...

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Township News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Stormwater Update: September 2020

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The Township is completing a stormwater project this week to repair an existing 134’ long corrugated metal pipe (CMP) that carries a stream under Knollwood Drive.  The existing pipe is very large with an oblong diameter of 78” by 120”.

Knollwood D...

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Township News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Request for Information - Renewable Energy Development

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In February 2020, East Goshen, West Goshen, Westtown, and East Bradford Townships and West Chester Borough, working cooperatively through the the West Chester Area Council of Governments (“WCACOG”) completed a 100% Renewable Energy Transition Plan (Renewa...

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Township News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

HRG Stormwater Presentation

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Presentation from representatives from Herbert, Rowland & Grubic (HRG) on West Goshen Township's stormwater program.

October 7, 2020 HRG Stormwater Presentation

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Township News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

West Goshen Township’s Monthly Digital Newsletter Receives Award from PSATS

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West Goshen Township, PA – 10/01/2020 – The West Goshen Township Monthly eNews has been named a Second Place Winner in the Electronic Newsletter Category in the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ (PSATS) 52nd Annual Citizen Communicat...

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Township News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

2021 Preliminary Budget & Presentation

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The following will be up for discussion and possible approval at the November 17th Board of Supervisor's meeting at 7:00 PM via GoToMeeting.  Final budget approval will not be until the December board meeting:

2021 Preliminary Budget and 10 Year C...

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Township News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Raven's Lane Stormwater Project Update

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In January, 2021, the Township's hired contractor J.A. Jurich, began a project to replace approximately 1,100 linear feet of 50+ year old corrugated metal pipe (CMP) in the Falconcrest residential neighborhood on Raven's Lane and nearby streets at a price...

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Township News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

West Goshen Township Police Department’s Body-worn Camera Program

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You may notice that all of our uniformed Officers will be wearing a body-worn camera on their persons.  This is the culmination of a long process and we are proud to give you a little insight into how it all came about.  Ultimately, we f...

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Township News
Posted on: January 9, 2021

January 8, 2021: PA Department of Health Releases COVID Vaccine Schedule

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The PA Department of Health has issued a comprehensive COVID Vaccination Plan. The COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed to Pennsylvanians in a phased approach. View the plan on the PA Department of Health website HERE.

The commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccinati...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

The NEW West Goshen Sustainability Committee

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The newly formed Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) in West Goshen Township was adopted ad hoc by the Board of Supervisors on August 18, 2020 and met for the first time on September 22, 2020. The SAC’s overall mission&n...

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Township News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

WCU Overlay Zoning Amendment

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WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ORDINANCE. 

AN ORDINANCE OF WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 84 OF THE WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP CODE, TITLED, “ZONING”, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 84-4 TO ADD A NEW ZONING...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Street Tree Ordinance Reminder

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We have some areas of the township where the trees have grown out into the roadway and are an obstruction to our plow trucks in the winter.

In order to clear the snow to the curb our trucks have to run right along the curb line and low hanging trees, espec...

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