New Manager for Schuylkill Township
See press release here.
PROPOSED 2019 BUDGET
No tax increase proposed.
The Board of Supervisors will consider adoption of the 2019 proposed budget at the December 5, 2018 Board meeting. The Board proposes no tax increase for 2019. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
A summary of the draft budget may be viewed via the link below. The budget may be viewed at the township building during regular business hours.
2019 DRAFT Budget Summary
CREEK ROAD BRIDGE TO CLOSE
Chester County to Make Repairs to Failed Wing Wall
Chester County has determined that the wing wall which supports the Creek Road bridge has failed and requires immediate repair. The Creek Road bridge (Chester County Bridge No. 175) will be closed on or about October 15, 2018. The repair work will take approximately 8 weeks, weather permitting.
There will be no access to or from State Road (Route 29) on the western end of Creek Road. Traffic will be detoured around the construction site along State Road (Route 29), Pothouse Road and White Horse Road (see detour map here). Creek Road will remain open at White Horse Road during the bridge repair.
McCormick Taylor has been retained by Chester County as the project coordinator.
Conditional Use Appeal
On April 18, 2018,the Board of Supervisors rendered their decision on the Whitehorse-Phoenixville LLC (Wawa) conditional use applications. The BOS decision may be found here.
Whitehorse Road-Phoenixville LLC has filed an appeal of the decision. The appeal documents are available here for review. (12.6 MB PDF)
Help Stop the Invasion!
Learn how from Penn State
The Spotted Lanternfly is the latest invasive insect pest that threatens our natural habitats, managed landscapes, and farms and forests. More information from the County Health Department is available at this page.>>>
Open Space Commission
The Open Space Commission has an opening for a new commissioner. The full announcement with more information is available here.
IF YOU WANT TO GET INVOLVED AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE,
THERE’S A ROLE FOR YOU IN SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP.
There are volunteer openings for qualified residents on the Environmental Advisory Council, Historical Commission, Open Space Commission, Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board.
Click here for more information on the roles of the committees.
Submit your letter of interest with a resume to Edward M. Mentry, Jr.,Township Manager
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Phone: (610) 933-5843 Fax: (610) 933-4428
Or use the Volunteer Application form.
The Township is currently studying a developing a trail connecting Valley Forge Park to Phoenixville Borough. A draft feasibility study updated in August 2016 is available here to view or download (75 mb PDF file). The study is currently under review by the Chester County Planning Commission.
Sidewalk Feasibility Study
The Township is currently studying the installation of sidewalks in certain locations. A draft feasibility study updated on May 26, 2016 is available via the links below for viewing and downloading:
A public workshop was held on February 2, 2016. For residents who were unable to attend, the display boards are uploaded to this site as follows: