News Flash

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

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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”.

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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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Additional Info... Township News
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

Street Tree Ordinance Reminder

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... Public Works