Chester County Natural Gas Authority Commission

The Chester City Council appoints two representatives to a five member board which establishes the policies for the Chester County Natural Gas Authority. Each member serves a 6 year term. For more information you may visit the Chester County Natural Gas Authority at www.chestergas.com.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Linda Short – 6/2022

W.T. Holmes – 6/2020

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Chester Metropolitan District

The Chester City Council appoints three representatives to a nine member board which establishes the policies for the Chester Metropolitan (Water) District. Each member serves a 4 year term. You will find their web site atwww.cmdcsd.com.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

James B. Simpson – 7/2021

Raymond Douglas – 7/2021

Sharon Peterson – 7/2019

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Evergreen Cemetery

The City Public Works department is also responsible for the grounds upkeep and maintenance for Evergreen Cemetery. According to city records, Evergreen Cemetery was established in 1858 and is located on Cemetery Street. The cemetery is open to the public.

The Chester City Council appoints five representatives to an advisory Commission to monitor all concerns of the Evergreen Cemetery. Each member serves a 4 year term.
The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Tasheika Carter-Fourney – 4/2021

Nancy Anderson – 4/2018

Deliaree B. Lann – 4/2020

Sally Meador – 8/2020

Peggy Johnson – 6/2021

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Fire District Commission

The Chester City Council appoints two representatives to a five member advisory Commission to all operations of the Chester Fire District. For more information on the Fire District click City Services. Each member serves a 4 year term.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Ursula B. Crosby – 12/2020

Eddie Nunnery – 7/2018

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Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission has jurisdiction to review and approve or disapprove plans for any structure in a historic district or a structure in any district designated as a historic structure in the Zoning ordinance proposed to be constructed, altered, relocated, demolished, partially demolished or proposed to have the exterior architectural character altered. Applications may be obtained from the Chester County Planning Department.  Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall. Each member serves a 4 year term.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Greg Winters – Chair 8/2021

Cheryl McBrayer – Vice Chair 6/2021

Corey Guy – 8/2021

Gracy Justice – 8/2021

Roy (Rob) Swisher – 5/2019

Frank Domnick – 5/2019

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Housing Authority Commission

The Chester City Council appoints a seven member board which establishes the polices for the Housing Authority for the City of Chester. Each member serves a 5 year term.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Tammy Smith – Chair 7/2022

Sharon Feaster – 7/2021

Samantha Simmons Gaither – 7/2022

William Lyons – 7/2018

Hillary Cunningham – 7/2021

Linda Smith – 7/2019

Charlie E. Hopkins – 7/2020

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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission of the City of Chester is responsible for the reviewing proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance for the City of Chester including determination of whether the proposed amendment is in conformity with the comprehensive plan of the City. Meetings are normally held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Robert Smith– Chair -6/2019

Wyonia Hinton – 5/2020

KimTricia G. Sanders – 5/2020

Angela Bedford-Days – 7/2019

Diane Simpson – 5/2020

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Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is a five member board established by the City Council to address appeals of decisions of the Codes Administrator. The Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. if there are appeals to review. Each member serves a 4 year term.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Mary Beth Carr – 6/2020

Susan Treveiler – 5/2021

Rocky Pollard – 7/2019

LeTanya Hall Williams – 5/2020

Peggy Hopkins – 5/2020

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Recreation Commission

The Recreation Commission is a 10 member board established by the City Council to act as an advisory body to guide the direction of the Parks and Recreation activities of the city. Each member serves a 4 year term.

The City’s appointees to the Commission are:

Nannette Austin – 12/2019

David “Bubba” Jackson – 12/2018

Sarah H. Simpson – 12/2019

Beth Harris – 12/2018

Courtney Caldwell – 12/2019

Helen McManus – 12/2019

Tom Hamilton – 12/2019

Ron Canty – 12/2018

Mitchell Crosby – 1/2018

Karen Kerr – 12/2018