Updated 8:05 PM EST | June 3, 2020

City of Chester to Live Stream Public Meetings on Facebook for Month of June

As nationwide mitigation efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are still ongoing, Chester City Hall will remain closed to the public. All public meetings will be live streamed on the city’s Facebook page.

(CHESTER, PA) – Chester City Hall will be closed to the public for the month of June.  All public meetings will be live streamed on the city’s Facebook Page.

The city of Chester is scheduled to hold several public meetings during June, including Deliberative and Council Meetings, Board of Revision of Taxes and an Aggregated Pension Board Meeting.  The two scheduled Deliberative Meeting dates have changed and will now take place on the same day that corresponds with the bi-weekly Council Meetings.

City of Chester to Live Stream Public Meetings on Facebook for Month of June

(CHESTER, PA) – Chester City Hall will be closed to the public for the month of June.  All public meetings will be live streamed on the city’s Facebook Page. 

The city of Chester is scheduled to hold two Deliberative and two Council Meetings during the month of June. The two scheduled Deliberative Meeting dates have changed and will now take place on the same day that corresponds with the bi-weekly Council Meetings.

Constituents should note that the June 10 meetings will take place at 7:00pm in accordance with the city of Chester’s Ordinance that requires City Council to hold one evening meeting per quarter.

Meeting times/changes are listed below:   

Wednesday – June 10, 2020:

Deliberative Meeting (7:00pm)

Council Meeting (approximately 7:30pm)

 

Wednesday – June 24, 2020:

Deliberative Meeting (10am)

Council Meeting (approximately 10:30am)

 

The Deliberative/Council Meetings’ agendas for June 10 will be posted to the City’s website and Facebook page on Tuesday, June 9. The Deliberative/Council Meetings’ agendas for June 24 will be posted to the City’s website and Facebook page on Tuesday, June 23.

Residents or taxpayers of the city of Chester who wish to provide a public comment for the May 13 meetings can submit their comment via email starting Thursday, June 4 until 6:45pm on Wednesday, June 10. 

Residents or taxpayers who wish to provide a public comment for the June 24 meetings can submit their comment via email starting Thursday, June 18 until 9:45am on Wednesday, June 24.

Any person submitting a public comment must include the same information that is requested at a public meeting.  This information includes a person’s name and address. 

Email submissions can be sent to:

[email protected]

In the subject line of the email, please include:

Public Comment Submission for June 10 Council Meeting

(or)

Public Comment Submission for June 24 Council Meeting

Any resident or taxpayer that does not have access to email can call in their public comment.  Public comments made via phone will be accepted at the start of the Council Meeting on June 10 (approximately 7:30pm) and June 24, (approximately 10:30am) until the meetings are adjourned. Persons calling in their comment must provide their full name and address.

Phone submissions will be received at the below number during this time:

(610) 447-7700 ext. 7951.

All public comments will be read into record during the meetings.  Chester City Councilmembers will offer a response to these comments, if warranted.

If a public comment is received without the requested information or if the comment is deemed inappropriate, it will not be read into record or accepted as an official submission.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

City of Chester News and Information Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/cityofchester/