Emergency Contact Information – PennDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has a website designed to allow Pennsylvania driver’s license and identification (ID) holders the opportunity to easily and immediately upload their emergency contact information to an online database accessible only to law enforcement and emergency personnel. The system was developed to ultimately save lives by cutting down on the time […]

West Goshen Township’s Monthly Digital Newsletter Receives Award from PSATS

Press Release West Goshen Township, PA – 10/01/2020 – The West Goshen Township Monthly eNews has been named a Second Place Winner in the Electronic Newsletter Category in the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ (PSATS) 52nd Annual Citizen Communication Contest. The contest recognizes townships that have successfully communicated programs and activities to citizens.  The […]

Recycling Tips: What Can Be Recycled?

Recycling Takes Little Effort On Your Part For A Big Difference To Our World Plastic – Recycling plastic can be confusing with all of the code numbers that are stamped on products. Below is a chart of some items that are acceptable and unacceptable for recycling in our area. You may also view a PDF […]

HRG Stormwater Presentation

Presentation from representatives from Herbert, Rowland & Grubic (HRG) on West Goshen Township’s stormwater program.

Request for Information – Renewable Energy Development

In February 2020, East Goshen, West Goshen, Westtown, and East Bradford Townships and West Chester Borough, working cooperatively through the the West Chester Area Council of Governments (“WCACOG”) completed a 100% Renewable Energy Transition Plan ().  Pursuant to the recommendations in the Plan, the municipalities are releasing a Request for Information for Renewable Energy Development […]

Road Rules: Fall Driving Safety Tips

As weather changes, so do the road conditions. The autumn leaves are a staple of the season and can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. When leaves accumulate on the roadway and become wet, they can get extremely slippery, making the driving conditions similar to driving on ice. In addition to reducing the car’s traction […]

Preserving Local History | The Matlack House

The Matlack House Traveling around the township of West Goshen, it is sometimes difficult to locate historic homes and buildings. Over the years, many cherished structures rich in local history have been demolished to make room for the future. It is always sad to watch historic homes transform into piles of rubble. Although it may […]

Stormwater Update: September 2020

Stormwater Update  The Township is completing a stormwater project this week to repair an existing 134’ long corrugated metal pipe (CMP) that carries a stream under Knollwood Drive.  The existing pipe is very large with an oblong diameter of 78” by 120”. Knollwood Drive is a residential subdivision containing 30 single-family homes.  Most importantly, the […]

Township Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Township has installed the first of two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The first station is located at 1025 Paoli Pike, in front of the West Goshen Township complex’s Public Works Department building. The second station is to be located at Community Park, 1023 Fern Hill Road and will be open soon. Both charging […]

Township Sewer Authority Grants Awarded

The West Goshen Township Sewer Authority was recently awarded two grants in the amount of $910,896 for wastewater system upgrades. The grants were awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). The first grant is for $500,000 from the H2O PA-Water Supply, Sewer & Stormwater program for the Priority Interceptor Rehabilitation Project. […]