COVID-19

A summary of various services is provided below.  Should you have questions about services, you can call (610) 436-5108 and leave a message in the general mailbox or email the Township Manager at mcantlin@eastbradford.org.

Emergency service providers (police, fire, ambulance, etc.).  EMS will continue to perform all essential functions. If you haven’t already, consider signing up for ReadyChesco for updates.

Real estate taxes.  East Bradford Township has contracted with the Chester County Treasurer’s Office to bill and collect the real estate taxes for the Township. Residents can mail payments directly to the Treasurer’s Office at 313 W. Market Street, Suite 3202, West Chester, PA 19382. Checks should be made payable “Chester County Treasurer.”  Questions should be directed to the Treasurer’s Office at (610) 344-6370 or treasurer@chesco.org.

Local earned income taxes.  The filing deadline for local earned income taxes has been extended to July 15, 2020, consistent with State and Federal taxes. Visit https://www.keystonecollects.com/ for more information.

Parks and trails.  Township parks and recreation areas and trails remain open to the public, subject to the social distancing requirements and all applicable park rules and regulations.  Certain facilities – basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds – have been closed to limit use.  Public trail use and access on private properties, including at Timber Top Farm, Hog’s Hollow Preserve, and the Stroud Preserve remain open.  If parking lots at any of these properties or Township parks are full, visitors in vehicles must leave and either return at a different time or go to another nearby park.

Trash and recycling.  Pick-up service will continue to operate on schedule and the cardboard recycling drop-off at the Municipal Building will remain available.  The West Bradford composite site has reopened, click here for more info.  Yard waste collection will continue on the third Saturday of each month.  Yard waste should be placed in brown paper leaf bags and larger branches should be cut to no longer than 3 feet, weighing no more than 25 lbs and tied with twine.  Yard waste should be placed curbside by 6:00 am on the collection day.

Enforcement of Governor’s Orders.  Governor Wolf has issued several orders pertaining to the pandemic.  Anyone with concerns about the enforcement of the Governor’s orders should contact the State Police at (610) 486-6280 before contacting the West Chester Police Department.  There are a number of business that received waivers from the State to continue operations during the stay-at-home order.

SPCA.  The SPCA is prioritizing .

Library.  The West Chester Public Library is closed, but there are numerous resources available for residents.

General Primary Election.  In order to protect the health and safety of all voters, poll workers, and election officials while also ensuring access to voting, the legislature, Governor Wolf, and the Department of State worked together to pass legislation to reschedule the PA primary election to Tuesday, June 2. Visit https://www.chesco.org/156/Voter-Services for more information.

Business Guidance.  To businesses that are preparing to safely re-open and re-engage as they emerge from the COVID-19 quarantines, the American Industrial Hygiene Association has prepared free industry-specific guidance for both businesses and consumers. Visit https://www.backtoworksafely.org/.

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