Category: Government

Delaware County

Countywide Reassessment Appeals due September 1

The Board of Assessment Appeals and five auxiliary appeal boards are currently hearing reassessment appeals from the new assessments mailed to property owners on July 1. The new assessments are the result of a court order that mandated Delaware County to undertake a reassessment of all properties within the County, establishing new assessments effective January 1, 2021.

The deadline to appeal the new assessments is September 1, 2020. Appeal forms can be downloaded here http://www.delcopa.gov/treasurer/forms/BOAAnnualappealForm.pdf or by calling the assessment office at (610) 891-5695. All appeals are subject to the Board’s Rules and Regulations that are available on the Board’s website or by calling the assessment office. Appeals must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the assessment office no later than September 1, 2020.

Read the full press release at delcopa.gov

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meeting notice

Borough Council Special Meeting to be Held Online Friday, August 28

Yeadon Borough Council will hold a Special Meeting via teleconference on Friday, August 28, at 6:00 pm. The public is invited to join using the Zoom online platform.

Topic: Special Meeting: Ballot Voting – Yeadon Borough Council
Time: August 28, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81460059228

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Meeting ID: 814 6005 9228

Vote

Voter Information: 2020 General Election

Your vote is needed, your vote is important, your vote will make a difference!

The voter registration DEADLINE for the November 3, 2020 presidential election is October 19, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns call 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).

Mail-in and absentee ballot APPLICATIONS for the November 3, 2020, general election must be received by your county election office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The Voted Ballots must be received by your county election office by 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.


Votes PA
Register to Vote at register.votespa.com

Voter Registration Information

Ways to submit your voter registration:

On the www.pavoterservices.pa.gov website.

Hand delivered to the Delaware County voter registration office. Government Center, Ground Floor 201 W. Front Street Media, PA 19063 Phone: 610-891-4659 Fax: 610-891-4814 TDD/TTY: (610) 891- 4306 Email: voterreg@co.delaware.pa.us

By mail to your county voter registration office, received by 10/19/2020. Click here to download a blank voter registration form.

If you are on active duty in the military, hospitalized/bedridden veteran, or an overseas citizen you can register at any time. See www.fvap.gov for more information.


Ways to Vote

Absentee Ballot (Reason Required)

Registered voters who are either too ill, hospitalized, on military deployment, or will be away from their designated polling area, will need to apply for an absentee ballot. Registered voters who may vote absentee include:

  • College Students
  • People whose work or vacation take them away from the Municipality where they live
  • Those with a physical disability or illness that prevents them from going to the polling place
  • Members of the military
  • People who may have a conflict due to the celebration of a religious holiday

Online: Registered voters can apply for an absentee ballot online with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D. from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

By Mail: Download an absentee ballot application form at votespa.com/absentee. Print, complete, sign, and deliver or mail the application to your county election office.

In-Person: Stop by Delaware County Bureau of Elections Government Center Bldg. 201 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063 to apply in person. Find a county election office near you.

If you are a member of the military, an overseas voter, or in need of an emergency absentee ballot, visit Voting by Absentee Ballot to learn about other ways to request an absentee ballot.

Mail-In Ballot (No Reason Required)

How Do I Vote with a Mail-in Ballot? (PDF)

Applying for a Mail-In Ballot, which is similar to an Absentee Ballot, however the only difference is you do not need a reason. You may apply online, by mail, or in person.

Online: Visit www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin

By Mail: Beginning 50 days before an election, voters can download a mail-in ballot application form votespa.com. Print, complete, sign, and deliver or mail the application: Delaware County Bureau of Elections, 201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063

In Person: Stop by Delaware County Bureau of Elections Government Center Bldg. 201 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063 to apply in person. Find a county election office near you.


Voting in Delaware County: What to Expect at Your Polling Place


Important Dates


Last Day to Register to Vote:
October 19, 2020

Applications for Mail-In or Absentee Ballots:
Must be RECEIVED by your county election office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Voter Ballots Due:
VOTED BALLOTS must be RECEIVED by your county election office by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 – postmarks are not enough.

General Election:
November 3, 2020


Helpful Resources for Voting

Delaware County Bureau of Elections

Government Center Bldg.

201 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063

The Bureau of Elections supervises the conduction of elections in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The office prepares machine ballots, programs voting machines, processes and issues absentee ballots, oversees district election workers, and maintains county and local candidate filings for elected offices. In addition, the office also maintains records of county election results, campaign finance filings, polling places and district election workers.

Elections: Contact Elections for questions related to your polling place, when or where an election will be held and other election related information.

Ms. Laureen Hagan 

Chief Clerk/Director, Delaware Co.

201 W. Front St.

Government Center Bldg.

Media, PA 19063

(610) 891-4673

DelcoElection@co.delaware.pa.us
county election office

Voter Registration: Contact Voter Registration to confirm if you are registered to vote, how to register and other questions related to voter registration. ​
Ms. Mary Jo Headley

Chief Clerk/Director, Voter Registration

201 W. Front St.

Government Center Bldg.

Media, PA 19063

(610) 891-4659

DelcoElection@co.delaware.pa.us
Delaware County Website

Delaware County Elections Bureau
League of Women Voters
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Guide: Voting in PA

Pennsylvania Department of State (DOS): Pennsylvania Applications and Balloting Guidance: Mail-in and Absentee Ballots and Voter Registration Changes
Pennsylvania Election Updates : Sign up to receive official news, information, and updates
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of State PA Voter Services: Find your polling place
Official Pennsylvania Government Website: www.votespa.com
Vote 411: “one-stop-shop” for election related information –
National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)
National Conference of State Legislature (NCSL)
U.S. Vote Foundation
U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC)
Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP): Voting assistance for Service members,
their families and overseas citizens –

Committee of Seventy: nonpartisan civic leadership organization that advances representative, ethical and effective government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania through citizen engagement and public policy advocacy.
USA.gov
Vote.org


meeting notice

Borough Council Legislative Meeting to be Held Online August 20

Yeadon Borough Council will hold a Legislative Meeting via teleconference on Thursday, August 20, at 7:00 pm. The public is invited to join using the Zoom online platform.

See detailed instructions on how to take part in this meeting.

Topic: Legislative Meeting – Yeadon Borough Council
Time: August 20, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

https://zoom.us/j/95734561683

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Meeting ID: 957 3456 1683

Public Health Town Hall

Virtual Public Health Town Hall to be Held August 20

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a public health crisis. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware County is making history by establishing a public health department.

Join WHYY, Delaware County Council, and The Foundation for Delaware County for a public town hall to learn more about the plans for this new public health department, an update on COVID-19 in Delco, and the results of Johns Hopkins year-long public health study.

All members of the public are encouraged to register for the event online.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Beth Reznick, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Rosemarie Halt, Health Policy Consultant for Delaware County
  • Grace Gianturco Gorenflo, Principal, Gorenflo Consulting, Inc.
  • Dr. Monica Taylor, Delaware County Council
  • Frances Sheehan, President, The Foundation for Delaware County

Moderator

  • Sandra Clark, Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue, WHYY

Thursday, August 20, 2020
4:00-5:30 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE

Borough Hall

Roof Replacement at Borough Hall to Impact Parking, Entrances

Please be advised the Borough Hall building is under construction for roof replacement. The expected date for completion for the project will be approximately two weeks. Please use caution as there are heavy operating equipment and possible debris falling from the roof. Parking may be limited. Please use the Borough parking lot behind the old Yeadon movie theater and Quality Gas or the Lukoil parking lot across the street. Also, entrances may be temporarily closed for everyone’s safety.

If you need further direction on ways to enter the building or parking please call the Borough at 610-284-1606.