890 West Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320
Phone: 610-384-5751 Fax: 610-384-2746
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Motion detectors are available at the Township Office for $6.00 Smoke detectors are available, one per household, free of charge.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' SECOND MONTHLY MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M. (DUE TO THE PRIMARY ELECTION ON TUESDAY, MAY 21)
Welcome to Valley Township. With a population of just over 6,400 people, it is one of the fastest growing communities in Chester County. Valley Township is a Second Class Township which is governed by a Board of Supervisors.
Patrice Proctor, Chairwoman
Yoland Beattie, Vice Chairman
Arlin Yoder, Member
Kathy O'Doherty, Member
Christopher Lehenky, Member & Roadmaster
Karen E. Chandler, Secretary/Treasurer
Alan Jarvis, Solicitor
Pennoni Associates, Engineer
Valley Township was formed in 1852 by a decree of the court. It was composed of a considerable slice off the south end of West Caln and a small slice off the south end of West Brandywine. It is half its original size having been reduced in size by the incorporation of the Borough of Coatesville in 1867 and in 1868 by the creation of the Township of Caln.
First Tuesday of the Month - Board of Supervisors- 7:00 pm
Second Tuesday of the Month - Planning Commission. - 7:00 pm
Second Tuesday of the Month - Zoning Task Force - 7:30 pm (or following PC Mtg)
Third Tuesday of the Month - Board of Supervisors - 7:00 pm -- except May - meeting will be held on Wed, May 21
Third Thursday of the Month - Environmental Advisory Committee - 6:30 pm
Fourth Tuesday of the Month - Parks & Recreation - 7:00 pm
Last Wednesday of the Month - Town Watch - 6:00 pm
The Monday, May 13 "Are You Ready" workshop is being cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. If intereted in attending a session, please contact the Township office and provide your name and contact information. We will notify you of the next session when scheduled.
Class size is limited to 40 people.. To register for an upcoming session, call the Township Office (610 384-5751) during normal business hours or send an eMail to firstname.lastname@example.org and note "Are You Ready Registration" in the subject line of the eMail . Are You Ready? Flyer
An electronic waste drop off is available at the Township Building during normal business hours. Items that will be taken are: computers, laptops, LCD & CRT computer monitors, videotapes, CDs/DVDs, printers, printer cartridges/toner, car batteries, lawn mower batteries, small household applicances with a plug, cell phones and flat screen televisions. NO LARGE APPLICANCES, APPLIANCES WITH FREON, CRT-TYPE TELEVISIONS, AND ALKALINE BATTERIES. Collection will be done by Free Geek Penn, a non-profit organization licensed to handle residual waste by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
After January 1, 2013, no person may dispose of a covered device or its components: televisions, desktop or notebook computer or computer monitor or peripheral. This is mandated by the Covered Device Recycling Act. These items will need to be taken to a hazardous waste collection program that is DEP approved collection processing company. Residents may take an unwanted CRT television to the Cheter County Solid Waste Authority location or any of its household hazardous waste collections (schedule posted on our Public Works tab). The PaDEP has information on their website: www.dep.state.pa.us.
Regal movie tickets are available for sale to residents and non-residents for $8.50 each. CASH SALES ONLY. Tickets may be purchased at the Township Office during normal business hours. Tickets are for unrestricted access to any movie at any Regal, United Artist, or Edwards theatres. Surcharge fees at the theatre apply to all 3D, IMAX, large format, RPX and Real D Films. Proceeds benefit the Valley Township Parks & Recreation Authority programs. See flyer for additional information.
If you wish to pay in person at the Township Office, the office staff cannot accept cash payments. Only payments being made with check or money order can be accepted by the staff. If you want a stamped receipt, you must bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment and the Tax Collector will send you your receipt. Do not include your tax payment on the same check with any other payment to Valley Township (water, sewer, trash payment, rental registration fee payment, alarm permit, etc.). These checks will be returned and could jeopardize your discount period. Payments can be mailed to Janet Steen, Valley Township Tax Collector, PO Box 467, Coatesville, PA 19320.
Effective January 1, 2012 the following rates will be in effect:
Flat (no metered water) - $220.00 quarterly
Rate based on metered water - First 10,000 gallons - $179.00 per quarter; $11.20 for each additional 1,000 gallons
First 10,000 gallons - $84.35 quarterly
Each additional 1,000 gallons - $8.40
Contact at Orleans Homes is: Elizabeth Barbone, Orleans Homes, 3333 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (phone: 215 245-7500, ext. 1999; fax 215 633-2316; eMail - email@example.com)
Water/Sewer/Trash bills for the 1st Quarter of 2013 were mailed on March 28, 2013. If you did not receive your bill, contact the Township Office at 610 384-5751. Late penalties will not be waived due to lost bills. Payments can be made via U.S. Mail (P.O. Box 467, Coatesville, PA 19320) or in person at the Township Office (890 West Lincoln Highway, Coatesville), between the hours of 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. A fee of $30 is assessed for a returned check. To better service you when paying in person, please have both copies of your bill with you. We do not accept post-dated checks.