NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development has scheduled a public hearing to receive testimony presented on behalf of the City of Chester, Delaware County with respect to the request for financial assistance filed by the City of Chester pursuant to the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, Act 47 of 1987 as amended.

The hearing on the request will be held on May 24, 2021 at 1 p.m. in a Zoom Meeting before a hearing officer duly appointed by the Department. The public is invited to attend. Prior to the start of the hearing, the Department will accept comments from the public via email, and there will also be time given to the public to issue comments over the phone during the hearing. Comments issued during the hearing will be limited to 3 minutes each. You must be registered beforehand to issue comments over the phone. If registering to speak, please include your name, address and the phone number from which you will be calling. You will only be allowed to speak if you log in with your name or call in with the phone number you provide. You can submit your comments or register to speak by e-mailing To join the Zoom Meeting please go to httos:// 9. This address will also be available on the city’s website. The Meeting ID is 867 5371 3955 and the Password is 3WtKHv. If you would like to join by phone, please dial +1 929 205 6099. The phone Meeting ID is 867 5371 3955 and the Passcode is 205342. Those individuals requiring special accommodations to attend the hearing should contact the Department. For further information contact Fred Chapman, Local Government Policy Specialist, at (717) 720-7396.