Events for week of October 24, 2021
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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.
Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Week #13 – Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
- LOCATION: Memorial Park, both sides of the street between Ward and Engle. Plus 9th & Engle St. to 2nd & Engle St., both sides of the street. Plus 9th & Jeffrey St. to 2nd & Jeffrey St., both sides of the street.
Week #13 – Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
- LOCATION: 9th & Central Ave. to 2nd & Central Ave., both sides of the street.
Week #14 - Date: Monday, October 11, 2021
- LOCATION: Indigenous Peoples Day – No street sweeping.
Week #14 – Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
- LOCATION: All of Tilghman St. from Concord Road to 291, both sides of the street.
Week #15 – Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
- LOCATION: Concord Road & Lamokin St. to 9th St. Plus 10th & Pennell St. to 7th St., both sides of the street.
Week #15 – Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
- LOCATION: 10th & Llyod St. 6th & Llyod St. Plus 10th & Pusey St. to 6th St., both sides of the street.
Week #16 – Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
- LOCATION: 9th & Lincoln St. to 6th St. & Plus 9th & Butler St. to 6th St., both sides of the street.
Week #16– Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
- LOCATION: All of Concord Road starting at Lincoln & Concord, ending at 291, both sides of the street.
The 2018 swimming pool season at Memorial Park begins June 16 – September 3, 2018. The pool is open every day from 12:00-6:00pm.
You can obtain a pool application at Chester City Hall or by downloading the application on this page.
To purchase a day or seasonal pass, please review the current pool fees.
ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE WITH A MONEY ORDER.
|Children 12 – 17||$20.00|
|Family of 5|
(2 Adults + 3 Kids)
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: [email protected]
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
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income families pay their heating bills. Households in immediate danger of being without heat can also qualify for crisis grants. The cash grant is a one-time payment sent directly to the utility company/fuel provider to be credited on your bill. These grants range from $500 to $1,500 based on household size, income, and fuel type. LIHEAP is a grant. You do not have to repay it. More information can be found on the attached brochure or at the following website LIHEAP (pa.gov).
To receive help…
- Apply between Oct. 18, 2021 and May 6, 2022.
- You don’t have to be on public assistance
- You don’t need to have an unpaid heating bill
- You can either rent or own your home
How to apply. . .
There are two ways to apply for LIHEAP:
- Online: Apply for benefits online using COMPASS at COMPASS HHS Home (state.pa.us) the online tool for Pennsylvanians to apply for health and human service programs and manage benefit information.
- On paper: You can download a paper application (attached to this email), print it, fill it out, and return it to your local county assistance office – find yours at CAO Contact (pa.gov). After your application is reviewed, you will receive written notice explaining your eligibility and the amount of assistance you will receive. Please allow 30 days for a response.
(CHESTER, PA) – Effective Monday, April 26, Chester City resumed holding its Deliberative Agenda Meetings at 2:00 p.m. on the Monday that corresponds with the city’s bi-weekly Wednesday Council Meetings. All public meeting will continue to be streamed live on Facebook.
The Deliberative/Council Meetings’ agendas for each meeting will be posted to the City’s website on the Thursday before the next meeting date.
Residents or taxpayers of the city of Chester who wish to provide a public comment may do so in person. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, there will be a limit of 25 persons per meeting.
Residents who wish to attend the meetings will be required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Public comment will be accepted in person and will no longer be accepted via email. Any person submitting a public comment must provide their name and address.
City of Chester News and Information Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cityofchester/
Deliberative Meeting Dates:
- April 26, 2021
- May 10, 2021
- May 24, 2021
- June 7, 2021
- June 21, 2021
- July 12, 20221
- July 26, 2021
- August 9, 2021
- August 23, 2021
- September 7, 2021
- September 20, 20221
- October 12, 2021
- October 25, 2021
- November 8, 2021
- November 22, 2021
- December 6, 2021
- December 13, 2021
- December 20, 2021
ALL DELIBERATIVE MEETING WILL BE HELD AT 2:00 PM
Council Meeting Dates:
- April 28, 2021
- May 12, 2021
- May 26, 2021
- June 9, 2021 *
- June 23, 2021
- July 14, 2021
- July 28, 2021
- August 11, 2021
- August 25, 2021
- September 8, 2021 *
- September 22, 2021
- October 13, 2021
- October 27, 2021
- November 10, 2021
- November 24, 2021
- December 8, 2021 *
- December 15, 2021
- December 22, 2021
ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 10:00 A.M., EXCEPT WHERE DESIGNATED BY AN ASTERISK (*) WHICH MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 P.M
Come and join the Citywide Cleanup happening October 21 - 24 and October 28 - 31
Family Fun for Kids of All Ages
Candy Give-away 4PM - 7PM
Outdoor Movie 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday October 30th, 2021
Chester Police Department
160 East 7th Street, Chester PA. 19013
No. of Positions: Two (2)
Posting Period: October 5, 2021 – October 19, 2021 (or until filled)
Hours: 18.5 hours/week (part-time)
Pay Rate: $20.52 per hour
If you are a high school graduate, between the ages of 18-24 and reside in Delaware County and need help finding a job; contact the Blueprint for Success Program.
This program has been extended until August 26!
To speed up your enrollment, you will need the following documents: birth certificate, social security card, photo ID, working papers and a current report card.
***Please call Ms. Elaine Greene-Upton directly to enroll at 610-364-1212 -- (DO NOT scan the QR Code)***
Organization Unit: Department of Public Works, Parks, & Property
Reports to: Director of Public Works
Status: Full-time, Non-Bargaining Unit
Hours: M-F, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Posting Period: August 5, 2021 – August 19, 2021, or until position is filled
Salary range: $40,000 - $46,000
Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life
Responsible for the implementation and direction of PA Act 101 guidelines within the City of Chester with regard to recycling and City Ordinance number 926. Responsible for managing the trash contract with the City’s residential trash vendor. Responsible for assisting with bulk trash phone calls, handicapped signs and other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Works.
- Prepare monthly reports of matters regarding recycling for distribution to Council and City Engineer;
- Direct both commercial and residential recycling programs;
- Responsible for public education and awareness of requirements pertaining to recycling program;
- Develop educational mailing, newspaper releases, and warning notices for commercial and residential recycling programs;
- Overseeing that private recycling haulers adhere to municipal contracts;
- Track tonnage of recyclable material generated by commercial and residential programs;
- Preparation and filing of applications and related correspondence for recycling performance grants;
- Implements recycling programs as directed by PA Act 101 within time frames dictated;
- Develops specifications and directs distribution of recycling containers;
- Answer questions and address complaints from the public at large;
- Liaison between private recycling haulers, the public, sorting centers and the City;
- Administers the annual recycling report program;
- Tracts permitting to private trash haulers in accordance with city ordinances;
- Assists with bulk trash phone calls and handicapped sign process
- All other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Works and/or the City Engineer or their designees.
- Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
- Must be a Chester resident;
- Must have a current PA Driver’s License;
- Must operate an insured personal vehicle or have access to one;
- Good interpersonal skills, professional telephone manner with excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Strong knowledge of Windows, specifically Word and Excel.
Work requires the ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, and occasionally lift objects (0-15lbs). Also requires individual to
drive around the City to ensure that trash vendor is adhering to service levels in contract.
The work is performed primarily in an office environment but is occasionally exposed to hot, cold and inclement weather, as well as dust, pollen, fumes and noise, outdoors.
CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT 610-447-7834 TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Applications will be available at City Hall, 1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA, at the front desk, between 9:30am – 4:00pm for the following positions:
- Seeking motivated individuals to serve meals and supervise recreational and educational activities at various sites & playgrounds for children between the ages of 2 -18.
- Reliable persons to act as a liaison between playground sites and office personnel within the Department of Recreation. Candidates should possess strong leadership skills. Vehicle required.
- Dependable individuals needed to maintain order and monitor activities at the City pool to prevent accidents and enforce pool rules and regulations.
- Seeking certified life guards able to react quickly and calmly in emergencies; rescue swimmers in danger of drowning and effectively administer First Aid.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE JUNE 21st – JUNE 25TH
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must
Be able to pass an FBI and Child