The Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Legislative Roundtable at Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School in Coatesville.
The event was an open-panel discussion between elected officials and local business owners, moderated and sponsored by Alan Novak, Esq., of the Rooney Novak Isenhour Group. The chamber extends gratitude to Dr. Sarah Kerins, Principal of PJPII for hosting the event.
The 10-person panel was made up of regional and state representatives who answered questions on topics including the development status of the Coatesville Train Station, agricultural issues concerning local dairy farming, and the Spotted Lantern Fly infestation, as well as accessibility to resources for local businesses to enhance their service to the community.
The event reiterated the need for coordination across local, state, and federal levels to ensure future progression of projects in the region.
During the event, the Western Chester County Council of Government’s President, John McHugh of Honey Brook Township, and Vice President, Kathy O’Doherty of Valley Township, presented Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone, and Terence Farrell certificates of recognition for the support that the Chester County Commissioners provided, including their involvement in transportation and technology initiatives.
The Western Chester County Council of Government is a group of 13 municipalities working together to provide regional solutions and cost-saving initiatives for its member municipalities.