Browsing: Parkesburg Government

Parkesburg Borough Council To See Fresh Faces – Primary Election ’17

By Jack Mariano It looks as though there will be some fresh faces at future Borough Council meetings.  Newcomers Tony Rife and Todd Brade should bring a new perspective and possibly some changes to the Borough


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ChesCo Voter Services Declares State’s Voter ID Law Dead

The conservative notion Pennsylvania’s election day integrity could be improved by asking voters to produce a valid drivers license or some other form of picture ID is officially dead, unlikely to be be resuscitated any time


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By Jack Mariano Chester County’s three commissioners came to Parkesburg Wednesday evening as they brought their monthly business meeting to the “people”. About 60 people packed into the charming, historic but small Borough Hall to see and


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County Commissioners Meeting In Parkesburg Tonight

First “on the road” meeting of 2014 to be held on Wednesday, April 16th The first Chester County Commissioners’ “on the road” public meetings in 2014 is scheduled to take place in the western part of


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Parkesburg Borough Yard Waste Begins Monday

Yard waste will be picked up every Monday through October, when leaf collection begins, beginning this Monday, March 31st. Parkesburg residents are expected to place yard waste in containers or biodegradable bags instead of normal plastic


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Grade Parkesburg’s Snow Removal Job

Three full days after the second of two back-to-back blizzards pushed through the Octorara region last week its time to pass judgement. The two storms, one on Wednesday night that dumped 15 to 18 inches of


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Mayor’s Message: Remembering Bev Ely

From the Office of Mayor John Hagan as read by the Mayor near the conclusion of Monday evening’s Borough Council Meeting: It is appropriate that on this day commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. with the overwhelming


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Council Rolls 2014 Budget Out

By Councilperson Mark Agen The 2014 Borough of Parkesburg Budget unanimously approved earlier this week includes no tax increase. The Borough’s projected revenue for 2014 is $2,922,915.00 with projected expenses of $2,922,388.00. In 2014, a new


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Constable’s Main Street Plans, Bridge Design Agreement Approved By Council

Larry Constable and his lawyer made watching paint dry look exciting at Parkesburg Borough Council meeting Monday night. To be sure, it wasn’t Larry’s or his lawyer, Tim Knaur’s fault. But listening to Knaur lead Constable


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Borough Assumes Ownership Of Arms’ Lot

A slow night at borough council meeting Monday night, slow that is until the end of the meeting when the Carol Seawell portion of the meeting began.  From there it was all downhill with neither side


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