October 31,2018
To Our Valued Members:
This memo notes Agenda “topics of interest” and is provided to our members so that you may participate
in meetings and/or post comments, suggestions, and review petitions by residents in attendance
regarding items not on the agenda.

Note:  All Borough services have moved to “The Spellman Building” located at 829 Paoli Pike, West
Goshen Township.

We have highlighted some topics of interest for your review. 
      Please feel free to review the complete Agenda details online at:  http://pa-


Attachments are available for download on the Borough’s website.

Notice of Public Hearing – Adopt 2019 Budget
Public Notice of Summary of Preliminary 2019 Budget and Financial 
Projections for the Borough of West Chester and Notice of Public Hearing 
The Preliminary Budget was adopted by Borough Council at its public meeting

on October 17, 2018. 

Following is a summary of the Preliminary 2019 Budget and Financial

Projections for the 

Borough of West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. 

West Chester Borough Council will hold a public hearing as part of Council’s
regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM at
their temporary location, 829 Paoli Pike, West Chester, Pennsylvania
19380 to approve the final 2019 Budget for the Borough of West Chester. 
Borough citizens shall have the right at the hearing to express their views on

the budget. 

Preliminary 2019 Budget summarized 
(see attached for detail)

Five Year Forecasted Preliminary Budget – Years 2019 – 2023 
Proposed                       Proposed                Proposed                            Proposed                    Proposed       
Budget                              Budget                    Budget                                    Budget                          Budget       
2019                                     2020                           2021                                     2022                            2023
$ 52,496,384               $ 48,118,073           $ 47,921,137                  $ 48,502,963         $ 49,093,687 
The budget as proposed includes a real estate tax rate of

6.96 mills, which is the same rate as 2018, 
and an increase in the earned income tax to 1.25% for residents. 

The Preliminary Budget is available for public inspection at the temporary

office of the Borough Manager, 

829 Paoli Pike, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 during

regular business hours. 

Any person who wishes to attend the hearing who has
a disability and/or requires an auxiliary aid, service, or
other accommodation to observe or participate in the
proceedings should contact the Borough Manager’s 
office at 610-692-7574 to discuss how those needs may

be accommodated.

 Michael A. Perrone, C.B.O. Borough Manager