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Commissioner Courtney's Community Blog

Welcome to my Community Blog!  I hope you enjoy this opportunity to hear from me about Westmoreland County topics of interest.  Feel free to comment on the blog or contact me or my staff privately at the contact information below.  Thank you for your interest and feedback.

Tyler Courtney, Commissioner
Kristin Malie, Chief of Staff
Kristina A. Rugh, Administrative Aide

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May 19

911 Emergency Telephone System Reauthorization and Reform

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 9:42 AM by Commissioner Courtney

Counties have established reauthorization and reform of the 911 emergency telephone system as the top county legislative priority in 2014.  The 911 system faces significant challenges to meet rapidly changing technology requirements, a funding stream whose failure to keep pace with the need requires counties to rely both heavily and increasingly on the property tax, and the June 30, 2014, sunset of one key funding source, the wireless telephone surcharge.”

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Apr 17

Community Feedback is essential

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:07 PM by Commissioner Courtney

An opportunity to Impact PennDot's priorities and investments!

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Mar 13

Dangers of Drug Abuse

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Commissioner Courtney

As County Commissioner for just over 2 years, it saddens me that in this day and age we cannot communicate the dangers of drug abuse and deter the use of harmful drugs. We have gathered the leaders in our community to try to combat the issues and most importantly to save lives. But which avenue do we follow?

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