David Trainer

Established 1892 

Delaware County, PA

Borough Council meets the 2nd Thursday of every month

at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers

located 824 Main St. Trainer




One year ago this month, the Chester Water Authority Board voted unanimously to decline the proposal of the Aqua America, a for profit water company, to buy CWA’s assets and customers. The CWA Board recently agreed to participate in discussions with the Chester City government to discuss ways to assist the City financially without selling CWA’s customers and assets.

The Act 47 coordinators (Econsult Solutions, Inc.) who were appointed in 1995 by the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) to oversee the finances of the City of Chester have been very critical of the City for engaging in this dialogue with CWA and have recommended in a recent report that the City try to force a sale of CWA’s customers and assets to a for profit company. Attached you will find a copy of the Act 47 Coordinators report and also a copy of CWA’s comments responding to their report. 



There is a public meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 7:00PM at Chester City Hall for Econsult to present their report.  The stated purpose of this public meeting is to receive public comments on their report.

Act 47 Coordinator still pushing sale of
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Orders have been closed for the Memorial expansion. The new bricks should be in place before the Memorial Day Holiday.

All advertising for the Borough will be published in the Spirit newspaper. The Spirit is a weekly publication. For more information click "The Spirit" above to access the website

Plan is also available at the Borough Office and is open to review, questions and comments through September 8, 2017.
Pollution Reduction Plan.pdf
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Beginning March 11, 2018

will be 9:00 pm


All minors under age 18

The State of Pennsylvania has a new website/hotline for PA residents and their loved ones needing help accessing Drug and Alcohol Treatment. The number is 1-800-662-4357.

The website is https://apps.ddap.pa.gov/gethelpnow/

Volunteer Fire Fighters Needed

Marcus Hook/Trainer Dept. 68

Volunteers are in great need as they are dangerously low.  Anyone interested please contact the Fire Dept. at 610-485-4393