Category: DelCoCouncil

Government Surveillance, Good and Bad

There were two stories I came across today about government surveillance. The first concerns inspections of the county’s food establishments and the second, a proposed real-time crime surveillance center. Food Surveillance The new county health department is inspecting all restaurants except the seven municipalities that sued to block […]

Delaware County Sustainability Plan

A reader sent me the accompanying flyer for meetings to discuss Delaware County’s first sustainability plan. There are four meetings planned with the one at the Media Community Center on April 6th from 6-8 pm and a virtual meeting on Monday, April 10th from 6-8 pm. The link […]

A Survey From The County

I caught this on social media yesterday and I haven’t seen it promoted elsewhere, but the county seems to be attempting a survey of community views. The press release (and a link to the survey) are available here. The press release makes it sound like this is a […]

Emergency Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and the Delaware County Council has a number of suggestions. They link to the state’s website with many more links. There’s still a few Emergency Preparedness Education opportunities scheduled, including one at the Springfield Public library on September 14th at 1 pm. You […]

Delaware County Sustainability

Delaware County has created a form to collect feedback on the county’s sustainability goals. It takes a while to fill out because its a pretty lengthy form. It provides a good deal of information summarizing the plan, which is worth a read even if you don’t have the […]

Today’s Community Events and More

There are two events this evening of interest to the community. At 5:30, Superintendent Wagner is holding his last community conversation (at least for this round of them), at NPE. Anyone is welcome, and the weather looks like it’ll be nice for it. I believe its at the […]

A Wasteful Educational Session

Also of local relevance today is the announcement that Delaware County Council will host an educational session on the future of solid waste handling in the county on September 30th. The session will happen at 6 pm in the county council room in Media. County Council and the […]

Inquirer Article on Chester Incinerator

The Inquirer has a nice piece today on the Chester Incinerator that focuses on the work of Zulene Mayfield. I’ve heard her speak at a number of public meetings over the past year, and she is a passionate advocate for the residents of Chester. She founded Chester Residents […]