Please be advised that Fees for Pool Access have been changed:
|Children 12 - 17||$20.00|
|Family of 5|
(2 Adults + 3 Kids)
The City of Chester, PA is seeking assistance from qualified professional planning and design consultants to prepare a municipal-wide parks, trails, and open space master plan. Consultant firms are invited to submit formal proposals that detail the scope of work and budget as well as participate in the final interview process. After reviewing the RFP submittals and interviews with the consultant teams, the City of Chester will identify its preferred candidate and enter into negotiations resulting in a final contract agreement.
The Department of Parks and Recreation is releasing the Mother's Day Route, as the route has changed from previous years.
7th and Penn to 7th and Jeffrey
- Left Turn to 4th and Jeffrey
- Left turn to 4th and Yarnall
- Right turn to 3rd and Yarnall
The three stops are 7th and Lloyd, 7th and Tilghman, and 7th and Jeffrey
Join us as Chester supports Chester on our Panther’s road to UYFL Nationals in Florida!
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Chester City Hall Community Room
Registration Days: Monday through Friday
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Place: City of Chester, 1 Fourth Street Chester, PA 19013
Deadline: November 20, 2015
Kids Ages: Newborn to 12 Years Old
Must have kids Social Security Card
Parents must have Driver's License or State ID
Must live in Delaware County
For more information, please contact Parks & Recreation at 610-447-7700.
Chester City Hall - One Fourth Street
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Door Prizes will be available
For more information, call 610-447-7861
The meeting for Zoning Board Hearing Meeting for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 has been cancelled for the month of February due to lack of applications.
The meeting for Planning Commission Meeting for Wednesday, February 8, 2017 has been cancelled for the month of February due to lack of applications.
Are you a Chester City Police Officer or Teacher in the Chester-Upland School District?
The Riverfront Alliance of Delaware County is offering $3,000 in grant funds to one (1) Police Officer and one (1) teacher in the form of down payment of closing costs assistance to purchase their primary residence in the City of Chester. Certain restrictions apply.
See the flyer below for more information.
The Office of Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland has established a Senior Advisory Council to assist the 'seasoned' residents in the City of Chester. The Advisory Council consists of 15 seniors, who meet monthly to address issues and advocate for the senior population.
Live in Chester?
Are you aged 55+ ?
Looking for information to support and address issues related to your needs?
If you answered yes to all o these questions, then the Mayor's Senior Advisory Council can help YOU!
An information table will be set up every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month beginning November 9.
Chester City Hall (Main Lobby)
10 AM - 12 PM
2017 Community Room Booking available Monday, December 12, 2016
Applications are available at Chester City Hall during normal business hours, Monday-Friday
To secure your 2017 booking:
- you must have valid photo identification and
- a money order in the amount of $225.00.
No booking will be considered without valid photo identification and a money order. For more information, please contact Joy Taylor, Director of Constituent Services (610) 447-7724.
We are in need of 150 volunteers to participate in a training (drill), to familiarize our residents with the screening and distribution of medication in the event there was a biological threat present in the City of Chester and surrounding areas.
*** Interested in volunteering? ***
Email your contact information to Rosetta Cater at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us as we kick off our Fourth Annual
5k Run / Walk for Breast Cancer
This event is FREE for EVERYONE!
Location: Chester Waterfront (Seaport Drive) & (Flower Street)
Pre-register by: 10/01/2016
Walk / Run Date: 10/22/2016
On-Site Registration Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time promptly at 8:00 AM
For more information contact Ms. Rosetta Carter (610) 447-7700 ext. 7955
Come Celebrate the City of Chester's
Let's Move! 6th Anniversary Celebration and Health Awareness Month
|Saturday 2/20 11-3pm||City of Chester Wellness Week & Chester Biddy League Health Fair||Showalter Middle School|
|Sunday 2/21 various times||Healthy Churches - A Matter of the Heart||Various Locations|
|Monday 2/22 12-1pm||Health Awareness Week Information Table||City Hall|
|Tuesday 2/23 11-1:30pm||Heart Disease & Stroke: What Seniors Should Know||Community Room @ Chester City Hall|
|Wednesday 2/24 10am||City Council Proclamation||Chester City Hall|
|Wednesday 2/24 various times||Walk 4 Wellness Wednesday||Various Locations|
|Thursday 2/25 9am - 12pm||Fit Frenzy Fun Day!||Showalter Middle School|
|Friday 2/26 10am - 2pm||Chester Apartments Health & Fair||Chester Apartments 1225 West 9th Street|
Please call Ms. Rosetta Carter at the Bureau of Health (610) 447-7770
These events are sponsored by Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland and Councilman William Jacobs, Director of Public Safety
3rd Men's Wellness Breakfast
"Men's Health Matters"
Featuring: Glenn Ellis
President / Senior Consultant at Strategies for Well-Being, LLC
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Chester City Hall Community Room
1 Fourth Street
Chester, PA 19013
For more information please contact:
Rosetta Carter, Community Health Director @ 610-447-7770 x7955
Please be advised that we will be experiencing extreme weather conditions throughout the City of Chester, with temperatures reportedly dropping below zero this evening and overnight. We encourage all residents to stay inside.
In the event of a power outage, we strongly advise residents to seek temporary shelter with family or friends.
We also advise our homeless population to seek adequate shelter at one of the agencies below. If you see someone who is homeless and in need of shelter, please call 911.
Emergency Shelter Information
City Team Ministries
634 Sproul Street
Chester, PA 19013
151 West 15th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Please be mindful to check on our elderly!
City of Chester Department of Public Safety’s
3rd Annual 5K Walk / Run
Councilman William “Al” Jacobs, Director
Chester Waterfront (Seaport Drive)
7:30 AM Sharp
We Invite you to pre-register by contacting:
Ms. Rosetta Carter, Community Health Education Director
@ 610-447-7770 x7955
This is a free event and open to the public!
CITY OF CHESTER TOP TEN PUBLIC SAFETY & HEALTH CODE VIOLATIONS
The City of Chester Department of Public Safety is committed to working with the community to help preserve the quality and integrity of our neighborhoods, while ensuring public health and safety. Our Code Enforcement staff has identified the TOP TEN CODE VIOLATIONS most commonly found within our community.
In accordance with the Chester City Codified Ordinances, if founded these violations may warrant fines of up to $1000.00.
- Construction or Building without Permits
- Unlawful Operation of Businesses
- High Weeds and Grass
- Unregistered / Inoperable/Abandoned Motor Vehicles
- Trash & Debris
- Vacant, Unsecured Property
- Miscellaneous Property Maintenance Violations
- Unleashed Dogs
- Pet Allowance
- Animal Waste
We encourage residents to report suspected violations within their neighborhood to the Department of Public Safety Bureau of Health. You may contact the Department with any questions or concerns at 610-447-7770. You may also pick up a detailed copy of these regulations at Chester City Hall 1 E. Fourth Street Chester, PA, or click ‘Public Notices’ at www.ChesterCity.com
Councilman William Al Jacobs, Director
Ieasa Nichols, Public Health Commissioner
The City has adopted a Curfew Ordinance. Please see the document linked below for more information.
"The Eyes and Ears to insure that students are safe on their way to and from school."
Office of the Community Liaisons
Mayor John A. Linder
Primary duets of Community Block Leaders in Chester are as follows:
- Nurturing Neighborhood pride among residents
- Volunteers in this position work in conjunction with city government to keep residential blocks safe and clean.
Office of the Community Liaisons
Mayor John A. Linder
CITY OF CHESTER RESIDENTS
NO TRASH PICKUP ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2017
- Monday’s trash will be collected on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
- Tuesday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
- NO RECYCLE on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
- Thursday’s trash will be collected on Thursday, December 28, 2017.
- Friday’s trash will be collected on Friday December 29, 2017.
THE FOLLOWING WEEK THE SCHEDULE WILL BE
NO TRASH PICKUP ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018 “NEW YEAR’S DAY’
- Monday’s trash will be collected on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
- Tuesday’ trash will be collected on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
- NO RECYCLE on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
- Thursday’s trash will be collected on Thursday, January 4, 2018
- Friday’s trash will be collected on Friday, January 5, 2018.
THE FOLLOWING WEEK THE SCHEDULE WILL RETURN TO REGULAR
ONCE A WEEK PICKUP
Director of Streets and Public Improvement
Councilwoman Portia West
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPaS PROGRAM
FISCAL YEAR 2018 | APPLICATION PACKAGE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
F.Y. 2018 City of Chester Annual Action Plan
Delaware County, PA
Notice is hereby given that the City of Chester, in accordance with the City's Plan for Citizen Participation, will hold an initial public hearing in connection with the preparation of the F.Y. 2018 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program (Year 44) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The hearing will be held at 9:00 A.M. in City Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The purpose of the hearing is as follows:
a. To obtain the views of citizens and local organizations regarding overall community, economic development and housing needs in the City of Chester.
b. To provide a summary of program requirements, answer questions about the Consolidated Plan/Action Plan process, and advise citizens and groups about the process for review of proposals prior to the preparation of a proposed Action Plan.
All interested individuals and organizations are invited to attend this hearing and offer their views and comments on the housing, community, and economic development needs of the City of Chester.
The Municipal Building and City Council Chambers are both accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If special arrangements are needed to accommodate any resident in order for them to participate in this public hearing, please contact Mrs. Jo Ann Ruark, Chester Economic Development Authority (CEDA), at (610) 447-7854 or by e-mail at email@example.com to make such arrangements. Any person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should also contact Mrs. Ruark at least five (5) calendar days prior to this meeting and an interpreter will be provided. In addition, hearing-impaired individuals may contact CEDA through the AT&T Relay Center at 1-800-654-5984. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Mrs. Ruark at least five (5) calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. Cualquier persona que no habla Inglés que desean asistir a la reunión pública deben comunicarse con la Sra. Ruark cinco (5) días del calendario antes de la reunión y un intérprete de lenguaje se proporcionará.
Based on F.Y. 2017 allocations, the City estimates that its F.Y. 2018 CDBG Program allocation plus anticipated program income will be $1,147,000.00 and its HOME Program allocation will be $237,000.00. A summary of the proposed Annual Action Plan will be published in the Delaware County Daily Times and posted on the City’s website at www.chestercity.com prior to the next public hearing on the Annual Action Plan, which is scheduled to be held in City Council Chambers on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 9:00 A.M. The City intends to submit its Annual Action Plan for F.Y. 2018 funds to HUD on or about April 20, 2018.
Mayor, City of Chester
NO TRASH PICKUP ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017
- Monday’s trash will be collected on Monday, November 20, 2017
- Tuesday’s trash will be collected on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
- NO RECYCLE will be collected on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
- Thursday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
- Friday’s trash will be collected on November 24, 2017.
THE FOLLOWING WEEK THE SCHEDULE WILL RETURN TO REGULAR ONCE A WEEK PICKUP.
Councilwoman Portia L. West
Director of Streets & Public Improvements
CITY OF CHESTER
CROSSING GUARD POSITIONS
Seeking reliable and responsible adults to fill Crossing Guard positions for various locations throughout the City of Chester. Pay starts at $9.07/hour. Applicants must be able to stand for 45-90 minutes at a time and possess a reliable means of transportation.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and are required to pass an FBI Fingerprint Clearance and Child Abuse Clearance.
Interested candidates should see Ms. Vernita Perry at the Chester Police Station Lobby
@ 160 East 7th St.
Or pick up an application in the Chester City Hall Lobby
@ 1 4th St.
- Are you a returning citizen?
- Are you having trouble finding employment?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, a job in the mushroom industry may be for you.