Pocopson Bridge Renovation

The Pocopson Bridge on Rt. 926 will be renovated this year.  The bridge will be closed starting February, 2017 and reopen September 1, 2017.  Please follow detour signs and news updates on our website under “Planning Commission – Projects”.

Summer Road Work

Roads to be worked on summer, 2017 will be all of the road in Chadds Ford Knoll.    Road work will be done after school lets out.  If you have questions, please contact the Road Master, David Allen at 610-388-9180.

Earned Income Tax (EIT) Return Due April 18th

Keystone Collects is the Chester County EIT Tax Collector.  EIT Tax Return is due by April 15th.  The quickest way to get your refund is to file online.  If you live and work in PA, you an e-file on our tax administrators secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com If you use e-file, you will need your W-2, your SS# and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C))

Keystone redesigned e-file to make it even faster and more user-friendly

If you have questions regarding the local tax filing, call Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a Taxpayer Service Agent.  You can also email your questions 24/7 to Taxpayer Support on our website.  Agents try to respond to all online inquiries within three business days.

Taxpayers with earned income in 2016 are required to file a Final Tax Return by Monday, April 15th.

ReadyChesCo – Sign Up

ReadyChesCo is used to notify you during a major crisis or emergency, and delivers important emergency alerts; such as weather, road closures, health or community alerts.  You can choose to sign up by county, municipality or by topic:

Notifi8cations and updates to you on all your devices:  email account, cellphone, pager

Register by visiting www.readychesco.org

ANNUAL YARD SALE

The annual Township Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Pennsbury Township Park located behind the township building on Route 1, Chadds Ford, PA.    Information/registration will go out the beginning of April.  Rain date procedure will be highlighted.   Yard sale was rained out on 4/22.  we will have the sale on 4/29.  general admission will start at 9:30 a.m. after early bird admittance.  

 

 

Weather Event – Being Prepared

1.  Fill gas tanks of all cars/trucks

2.  Power failures are typical.  Purchase extra supply of batteries to power radios/flashlights

3.  Well water or spring water requires electric pump.  Provide for one gallon of water per person per day

4.  Have ample suppy of any medications needed by household members

5.  Let township know if electrically powered medical equipment is in your home – name of patient, address, phone number

6.  Have ample food for minimum of 3 days

7.  Do no use your home phone or cell phone unless necessary.  Circuits get overloaded.

8. Call 911 with emergency – not the township.

9.  DO NOT drive on flooded roads – ever

10. Avoid any normal high water areas such as Brintons Bridge or Rt. 1 at the river.  These areas are often the first trouble spots.  If

Route 1 at the Brandywine River is closed, don’t attempt to cross.

11. If you own a NOAA Weather radio, use it.  It is the most reliable source of weather information.

You may reach me anytime at 610-399-5324  Michael Hochhaus, Emer. Mgmt. Coordinator, Pennsbury Township

Township Alert

PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOORS LOCKED, especially during the summer and alert your neighbors when you go away.  There have been people soliciting contribution for “dubious” organizations.  If you do open your door, always ask for credentials and photo ID.  If they cannot produce this, do not spend anymore time talking to them.  Call the state police at 268-2022.