Chester County has 86,866 residents receiving Medicare either due to age (65) or due to disability. The County Department of Aging Services’ APPRISE Program provides confidential, unbiased and FREE Medicare and Medicare/Medicaid counseling. Please view more information here.
Info on Medicare from Chester County Dept. of Aging
Inclement Weather Policy for Pocopson Township Employees
Snow Removal Information
Ordinance adopted by Board of Supervisors at Special Meeting on 12/26/18
The Pocopson Township Board of Supervisors, at a special meeting held on Wednesday, December 26, adopted an ordinance creating a new chapter in the Township Code for “SPECIAL EVENTS.” View ordinance here and updated Omnibus Fee Schedule here.
Help requested with cleaning out storm drains
A regular maintenance activity for the Public Works Department is storm drain cleanouts. This fall’s rains and late leaf drop have put this work behind schedule. If you have the opportunity to clear leaves and debris away from grates near your home, it would be much appreciated.
No tax increase as Board adopts 2019 Budget
At their 11/26/18 meeting, the Board of Supervisors adopted the 2019 Budget. This is the fifth straight year without a tax increase. The EIT stays at 0.5% with property taxes remaining at 2.2 mills:
- .675 mills for general Township purposes
.375 mills for fire protection services
.15 mills for ambulance, rescue and other emergency services
1.0 mills for open space preservation
Want to know about the latest news in the Township?
Check out the Pocopson Fall 2018 Newsletter.
Chester County Health Department – Spotted Lanternfly
View information HERE about the Spotted Lanternfly.
Wishing you walked more? Check out WalkWorks
WalkWorks is a Chester County Health Department program to get residents walking more. View their website for safety tips, a list of places to walk, and free registration for WalkerTracker, a tool to track steps, join teams, and participate in friendly walking challenges.
PA DCED’s Business One-Stop Shop
The PA Dept. of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Business One-Stop Shop provides support to entrepreneurs and businesses in all stages of development. They can assist in a variety of areas, including business registration, locating funding sources and business expansion. View the brochure here.