Kennett Supervisors give preliminary OK to budget with no property tax hike

KENNETT – The Township Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a preliminary budget with no real estate tax increase for 2021. The Township held seven budget hearings beginning on September 16th designed to engage the community in a discussion about priorities for 2021 as it relates to the delivery of government services. The balanced budget is available for public inspection on the Township website...

East Marlborough zoning issues ignite controversy

By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square-based attorney attorney John Jaros presenting access roads for Longwood Preserve during Monday night’s East Marlborough Board of Supervisors meeting. EAST MARLBOROUGH –  The Township Supervisors met on Monday, Nov. 6, and spent much of the two-hour meeting reviewing zoning issues for a proposed occupancy of a used car sales facility at...

Meetinghouse Rd. repairs won’t wait

Supervisors mull more fixes, but express concern about constant work needed on roadway By Nicole Brown, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com The Birmingham Township Board of Supervisors is looking for repair options for Meetinghouse Road, which was against damaged during the series of extensive rains in the last few weeks. BIRMINGHAM — “Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” Many residents...

Pocopson supervisors talk recreation options

Township must come up with more ‘active’ recreation facilities as part of deal with Toll Brothers By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, UnionvilleTimes.com POCOPSON — Exercise and clean living are all the rage today and although the township has stayed ahead of the mainstream with the addition of parks and walking trails and even tennis courts and a basketball court, the Board of Supervisors,...

Historic permitting process takes center stage in Birmingham

Methods sought to simply coordination between historic bodies By Nicole Brown, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com BIRMINGHAM — At the township supervisors meeting on Monday night, representatives from the Chester County Historical Commission discussed the simplification of a long-standing process. Other than approvals of a resident enlarging his deck, the township renewing an franchise agreement...