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Our Mission Statement 

The mission of the Coatesville Redevelopment Authority is to facilitate commercial, industrial and residential redevelopment; promote economic development home ownership/rehabilitation and eradicate blight within the City of Coatesville per the mandates and authority of the PA Urban Redevelopment Law.

About the Coatesville Redevelopment Authority

The Coatesville Redevelopment Authority was created by the Coatesville City Council on September 27, 1999 and incorporated June 13, 2000. The RDA’s vision is to restore, rebuild, and revitalize the City of Coatesville. The RDA’s focus is to increase its role in Coatesville’s revitalization efforts by rejuvenating the City’s neighborhoods and improving its business districts.


Composition and Terms

The Coatesville Redevelopment Authority is constituted to consist of five (5) members appointed by the City Council of the City of Coatesville, a solicitor, and staff. The term of each of the members of the Authority shall be five (5) years or until his or her successor is appointed and qualified, except that the terms of the members first appointed pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Law and this chapter shall be so fixed that no more than one (1) shall be re-appointed or replaced during any future calendar year.


Powers and Duties

The Coatesville Redevelopment Authority shall perform all duties and may exercise all powers conferred by law, by the Urban Redevelopment Law, and as requested by the Council of the City of Coatesville consistent with the provisions Urban Redevelopment Law. The City Council, by ordinance, by resolution or by other official action, may confer powers and duties on the Authority which are consistent with the provisions of the Urban Redevelopment Law.


Meetings and Agendas

November 20, 2023 RDA Meeting Agenda

The Redevelopment Authority meets regularly on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 pm in the City Council Chambers of City Hall or as matters before the Authority may require.

2023 Minutes


January 17, 2023 RDA February 21, 2023 March 20, 2023 April 17, 2023
May 15, 2023 June 20, 2023 July 17, 2023 August 21, 2023
September 18, 2023 October 16, 2023 November 20, 2023 December 18, 2023

Redevelopment Authority Members

Name Office Term
Joe DiSciullo Chairman 2019 – 2023
Ricky Campbell Member 2023 – 2027
Joseph Kandler Treasurer 2022 – 2026
Tyrone Harley Secretary 2020 – 2024
Jack Burkholder Vice Chairman 2021 – 2025

Staff Members

Name Role
Ruthann Mowday Administrative Assistant



The agenda for the next regular Redevelopment Authority is posted below.

October 16, 2023 RDA Meeting Agenda

Live Public Meeting at City Hall and by Zoom at

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Meeting ID: 874 8247 3593

Passcode: 208480

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