1. Code Blue Resources

    Code Blue Resources

    With temperatures dropping below 0 and wind chills reaching -20 to -30 this weekend, the County of Chester is sharing "Code Blue" resources for residents and visitors. Visit http://chesco.org/codeblue for a list of resources. Read on...
  2. Chester County marks 10th year of Triple-A bond ratings

    Commissioners authorize bond issue and receive reaffirmation of top ratings from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings Read on...
  3. Kara Rahn

    Chester County Commissioners name Kara Rahn Director of Chester County Voter Services

    Kara Rahn, of Honey Brook, has been appointed by the Chester County Commissioners as the new Director of Chester County’s Department of Voter Services. Read on...
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    Chester County Launches Major Survey of Area Businesses

    The Chester County Board of Commissioners and the Chester County Economic Development Council, announced at today’s Commissioners’ Sunshine Meeting, the launch of a comprehensive business survey entitled “Take the Pulse”. Read on...
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    Chester County Encourages Winter Preparedness

    Citizens are reminded to sign up at www.ReadyChesCo.org to receive local emergency notifications Read on...
  6. Farm Show

    Chester County wins big at Pennsylvania Farm Show

    Chester County farmers and producers received high marks from Pennsylvania Farm Show judges this week, resulting in an impressive array of ribbons in a wide variety of agricultural disciplines in the show’s landmark 100th year of operation. Read on...
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    Chester County Goes Live with new Emergency Voice Radio System

    Commissioners mark official switch over to new $42.1 million system Read on...
  8. Chester County Commissioners

    Chester County Commissioners announce 2016 organizational leadership

    Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell was elected to remain Chair of the Commissioners during Monday morning’s Board of Commissioners organizational meeting. Commissioner Farrell has served as Commissioners’ Chair in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Read on...
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    Elected Officials Are Sworn Into Office

    A swearing-in ceremony for elected officials in Chester County was held on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. Taking the oath of office were Commissioners Terence Farrell, Michelle Kichline and Kathi Cozzone,...... Read on...
  10. Chester County Seeks Volunteers for 2016 Point-in-Time Homeless Count

    The Department of Community Development is seeking volunteers to canvass areas in the county to determine levels of homelessness. Read on...
  11. Sheriff Welsh and Melody

    Chester County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Four-Legged Deputy

    “Melody”, the Labrador-Golden Retriever mix, to serve as a “comfort” dog Read on...
  12. Swearing-in Ceremony for Elected County Officials Scheduled for January 3, 2016

    A swearing-in ceremony for elected officials in Chester County is scheduled for Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, West Chester University. Read on...
  13. Early Closing 12-24 and 12-31

    Early Closing on Christmas and New Year's Eve

    All Chester County offices and facilities (excluding 24-hour operations) will close early at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 24th and Thursday, December 31st, 2015. Read on...
  14. 2016 Budget

    2016 Approved Budget Now Available

    The County of Chester, PA 2016 approved budget can be view at http://chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/31259 Read on...
  15. Wolf's Hollow County Park

    Public Meeting for Wolf’s Hollow County Park Master Plan

    The Chester County Facilities and Parks Department has scheduled a public meeting for the Wolf’s Hollow County Park Master Plan study on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the Octorara Senior High School Library... Read on...
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    Chester County Public Safety Training Campus merits national recognition

    Accolade given for Tactical Village architectural design Read on...
  17. 2016 Budget Approved
  18. News Release

    Chester County to cease remittance of Commonwealth funds in response to state budget impasse

    The Chester County Commissioners announced at today’s Commissioners’ Meeting the move to immediately cease the remittance of funds collected by County row offices on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for the duration of the state budget impasse. Read on...
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    Chester County Launches New Website

    Chester County launches new look website www.chesco.org features responsive design for easy use on mobile devices Read on...
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    Chester County Schools Briefed on Capabilities of new County-wide Emergency Radio System

    County Commissioners and director of Emergency Services update district superintendents on plans to ensure comprehensive coverage inside and outside every school in Chester County... Read on...
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    Flags at Half- Mast by Proclamation of the President of the United States

    The American people stand with the people of France. Friday's terror attacks were not just an attack on Paris; they were an attack on all humanity and the universal values we share, including the bonds of liberte, egalite, and fraternite.... Read on...
  23. Commissioners Tour Rehab Facility at Pocopson

    Pocopson Home increases short term rehabilitation services

    County Commissioners tour renovated facility that offers full service short term rehab care Read on...
  24. Preliminary Budget

    County announces 2016 preliminary budget - Tax rate remains same for 4th consecutive year

    The Chester County Commissioners today unveiled the preliminary 2016 county budget. The proposed budget does not increase taxes for county property owners. Read on...
  25. Commissioners & Coatesville Area Partners for Progress join forces to fund position for Coatesville

    The Board of Commissioners announced its intention at today’s public work session, to partner with Coatesville Area Partners for Progress to appoint a full-time economic development program administrator for Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance initiative. Read on...
  26. Scam Alert
  27. Chester County Planning Commission announces public meeting for Chester Valley Trail Extension study

    The Chester County Planning Commission has scheduled a public meeting to introduce the Chester Valley Trail Extension study on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the West Whiteland Township Building. Read on...
  28. Chester County Commissioners test clarity and coverage of $42.1 million emergency voice radio system

    The Chester County Commissioners tested the clarity and coverage of Chester County’s new emergency voice radio system this week at Pickering Valley Elementary School in Chester Springs. Read on...
  29. Budget
  30. Flags at Half-Mast for Roseburg Oregon Victims

    Flags at all Chester County government facilities will be flown at half-mast until sunset, October 6th as a mark of respect for the victims of gun violence perpetrated on October 1, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon. Read on...
  31. New Planning Director
  32. Flags at Half-Mast on Patriot Day

    All Chester County Government offices will fly flags at half mast today to honor Patriot Day. Read on...
  33. Workforce Summit VISTA 2025 Initiative to Address Key Workforce Issues

    Chester County Economic Development Council in Partnership with the County of Chester conducting survey for major Workforce Summit VISTA 2025 initiative to address key workforce issues Read on...
  34. Chester County hosts two events for Veterans

    Veterans Career Boot Camp on September 2 and 3, and Welcome Home Veterans Job Fair on September 11 Read on...
  35. County Commissioners present $3,500 to support Coatesville Summer Reading Program

    Chester County Commissioners recently visited students,administrators and board members of the Coatesville Summer Reading Program to present a check for $3,500. Read on...
  36. Chester County’s audit department receives commendation

    The Chester County Internal Audit Department, under the leadership of County Controller Norman MacQueen, has received a commendation from the Association of Local Government Auditors for its operations undertaken from January 2012 to December 2014. Read on...
  37. Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships

    Chester County to control adult mosquito populations Read on...
  38. Chester County introduces county-wide multi-modal transportation guide

    Handbook provides direction for municipality officials, planners, engineers and developers on integrated transportation, traffic and land development plans Read on...
  39. Chester County Commissioners award $2.995 million in Community Revitalization Program Grants

    The City of Coatesville and six county boroughs set to receive funds Read on...
  40. Chester County launches Platform to Employment

    County’s program to employ long-term unemployed is the first in PA Read on...
  41. Chester County Commissioners to hold community dialogue meeting

    Chester County Commissioners invite all Chester County citizens to a community dialogue meeting on Tuesday, August 18,2015. The event will be held in the Struble Room at the Chester County Library in Exton beginning at 7:00 p.m. Read on...
  42. Chester County Commissioners name Michelle Achenbach as Director of Human Resources and Performance

    The Chester County Commissioners have appointed Michelle Achenbach, PHR, as Director of Human Resources and Performance Management for the County of Chester. She replaces Dr. Karen Florentine. Read on...
  43. Chester County Sheriff Welsh elected to National Sheriffs’ Association Executive board

    Chester County Sheriff, Carolyn Bunny Welsh, has been elected to the position of Sergeant in Arms of the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA). Read on...
  44. Commissioner Kathi Cozzone appointed to PA Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force

    Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone has been appointed to Pennsylvania’s Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF). Read on...
  45. Mosquito Spraying scheduled for Phoenixville Borough & Schuylkill Township

    Weather permitting, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of Phoenixville Borough and Schuylkill Township. Read on...
  46. Chester County Commissioners and President Judge Recognize 100th Anniversary of Old Glory

    The Chester County Commissioners and President Judge Jacqueline Cody recognized the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of Chester County’s iconic Old Glory statue on Thursday. On June 11, 1915... Read on...
  47. Chester County Commissioners present $20,000 check to Chester County Food Bank

    The Chester County Commissioners recently presented representatives from the Chester County Food Bank with a check for $20,000 at the county’s Springton Manor Farm in Glenmoore. Read on...
  48. Chester County upgrades emergency notification system

    ReadyChesCo replaces ReadyNotify system with greater capability and flexibility Read on...
  49. PA CareerLink® – Chester County & United Way Financial Stability Center celebrates first anniversary

    An anniversary open house is being held by PA CareerLink® - Chester County and United Way Financial Stability Center to celebrate one year of joint operation. Read on...
  50. Commissioners officially open tactical training “village” for Chester County emergency response

    Training site represents second phase in Chester County’s Public Safety Training Campus Read on...
  51. Career and Training Expo coming to Coatesville with 35 employers in job fair

    Multiple Chester County organizations are joining the County of Chester in presenting a free Career and Training Expo in Coatesville on Wednesday, May 20. Read on...
  52. Farm Guide

    Chester County Local Farm Products Guide now available

    The Chester County Board of Commissioners and the Agricultural Development Council (Ag Council) are pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Chester County Local Farm Products guide. Read on...
  53. Chester County Commissioners present $25,000 to ChesPenn Community Dental

    The Chester County Commissioners presented ChesPenn Community Dental with a check for $25,000 during a recent visit to the organization’s offices. Read on...
  54. Volunteer Chesco

    Chester County launches Volunteer Chesco

    Web pages highlight volunteer opportunities through Chester County government Read on...
  55. Text 9-1-1

    Chester County launches Text to 9-1-1 service

    New service available when calling 9-1-1 is not possible Read on...
  56. The HOOD: A Partnership for Youth Employment holds open house

    Chester County’s “one-stop shop” for youth employment and training opportunities, The HOOD: A Partnership for Youth Employment, will host an open house on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Additional Info...
  57. County Commissioners Award Funding to Chester County Historical Society

    Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline presented a check for $72,000 to the Chester County Historical Society at this week’s Sunshine Meeting. Read on...
  58. Chester County government’s bond issue nets $5.4 million in savings

    Favorable market conditions combined with the reaffirmation of three Triple-A bond ratings resulted in refinancing savings of more than $5.4 million for Chester County government on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Read on...
  59. Commissioners approve bond issue ordinance and announce reaffirmation of Triple-A bond ratings

    Favorable market conditions combined with the reaffirmation of three Triple-A bond ratings have led the Commissioners to approve an ordinance authorizing a bond issue to refinance debt and fund the county’s five-year Capital Investment Program. Read on...
  60. SPRINGTON MANOR HOLDS SHEEP & WOOL DAY

    The sheep are losing their winter wool, and you’re invited to the shearing! Chester County Park’s annual Sheep & Wool Day will be held Saturday, April 25 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Springton Manor Farm in Glenmoore, PA. Read on...
  61. Point-in-Time Count of homeless in Chester County finds 615 people on January 28, 2015

    A report compiled by the Chester County Department of Community Development has found that 615 people were identified as experiencing homelessness in the county on the night of January 28 and early morning of January 29, 2015. Read on...
  62. GVFT

    Commissioner Kichline selected as speaker for Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Associa

    Commissioner lends regional transportation expertise to legislative panel Read on...
  63. Chester County to hold free Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) course

    The Chester County Department of Emergency Services has scheduled a four-week Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) course beginning April 9, 2015 at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in South Coatesville, PA. Read on...
  64. Think Spring: Sign up for Community Supported Agriculture

    According to a recent study by specialist website developer Small Farm Central, February 28th is the most popular day of the year for people to sign up for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs. Read on...
  65. Chester County launches Health Discount Card program for county residents

    Program will help the uninsured and under-insured and joins the successful prescription discount card program and dental discount card program... Read on...
  66. County highlights financial support for small businesses affected by winter storms

    Chester County Department of Emergency Services encourages application for storm related financial assistance for small businesses in Chester County.

Commissioner Meetings

  1. Upcoming Meetings - 2016
    • February 9 - Sunshine Meeting
    • February 11 - Commissioners' Meeting
    • February 23 - Sunshine Meeting
    • February 26 - Commissioners' Meeting