Chester County Commissioner Chair Terence Farrell appointed to position on the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
January 31, 2011
WEST CHESTER, PA -- Terence Farrell has been appointed to serve on the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission. Farrell will replace Carol Aichele on the commission. Aichele is a former Chester County Commissioner who was nominated by Governor Tom Corbett to be Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Commissioner Farrell also serves on the Board of Directors of the West Chester Business Improvement District.
The DVRPC has served the greater Philadelphia region for more than 40 years. The DVRPC works to foster regional cooperation in a nine-county, two state area representing 352 municipalities. City, county and state representatives work together to address key issues, including transportation, land use, environmental protection and economic development.
Chester County is the first county in Pennsylvania to initiate a strategic planning process and has a Aaa rating on its bonds from Moody’s Investors Service as well as AAA ratings from Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings. Established by William Penn as one of Pennsylvania’s three original counties, Chester County has been named by Forbes.com as one of America’s best places to raise a family and is ranked the healthiest county in Pennsylvania by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.