County Council holds weekly public meeting

on Oct. 3 in Upper Chichester

Delaware County Council will once again hold a meeting in the community with the goal of providing residents with more options to interact with their county government leaders. Council will hold its weekly public meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the Upper Chichester Township Building located at 8500 Furey Road Upper Chichester, PA. The offsite meeting is part of councilís ongoing efforts to enhance communication with residents by taking meetings out into community.

Holding evening meetings in the community makes it more convenient for some Delaware County residents to attend a council meeting and become more involved with their local government. It also gives Council the opportunity to highlight events and accomplishments of the residents, local groups and leaders.

County Council will conduct its regular business meeting at the Upper Chichester Township Building. There will be no meeting of County Council on Oct. 3 at the Government Center in Media. The public agenda media, held the day before each council meeting will take place at its normal time and location at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Government Center in Media.

The Oct. 3 County Council meeting taking place at the Upper Chichester Township Building marks the 28th meeting Council has held in various communities since Council launched the outreach effort with a meeting in Collingdale in February 2009. Since then, Council has held outside meetings in the City of Chester, Concord, Brookhaven, Clifton Heights, Chadds Ford, Ridley Township, Upper Darby, Glenolden, Marple, Bethel, Springfield, Prospect Park, Newtown Township, Aston, Garnet Valley, Haverford, Brandywine Battlefield Park, Radnor and East Lansdowne.