1. News and Events
  1. Cover Page of Comprehensive Plan

    Reimagining Our Westmoreland - Comprehensive Plan

    The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development invites you to review the final draft of Reimagining Our Westmoreland. Additional Info...
  2. Door slightly ajar with words Opening Doors to the Talent You WANT

    WANT Job & Career Expo

    ATTENTION AREA EMPLOYERS! Don't miss the next WANT (Westmoreland Assists Native Talent) Job & Career Expo: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 1-4 pm. Learn more and Register on-line
  3. Red Christmas ornaments with snowy background

    Holiday Closures

    Westmoreland County and Court Offices will be closed: -Tuesday December 25, 2018 (Christmas holiday) -Tuesday, January 1, 2018 (New Year's holiday)
  4. 500 Clay

    Local Microbrewery Finds New Home in Downtown Jeannette

    Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced the sale of 500 Clay Avenue in downtown Jeannette to Sobel’s Obscure Brewery, LLC., a family owned and operated business for its new local microbrewery location. Additional Info...
  5. Public Meeting Schedule Change

    Notice of Change of Meeting Date

    The regularly scheduled meeting of Thursday, December 6, 2018 for the Westmoreland County Salary Board at 10 am has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10 am at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Greensburg, PA.
  6. Westmoreland County court therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers

    Westmoreland welcomes therapy dogs to courthouse

    The wagging tails and patient, friendly demeanor of therapy dogs will greet children who may be nervous about a family court hearing. Read on...
  7. 2018 Adopted Budget Cover Sheet

    2019 Proposed County Budget

    View the 2019 Proposed Budget. For the 14th year in a row, county property tax rate will remain at 20.99 mills. View Document
  8. Live Christmas tree needles in background with Westmoreland Cleanways logo

    Christmas "Tree-cycling"

    With the holiday season upon us, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling encourages everyone to give a gift to Mother Nature, by recycling your live Christmas tree. Take your tree to one of many drop off sites located throughout Westmoreland County. Additional Info...
  9. Hands serving hot meal to outreached hands

    Westmoreland County Community and Holiday Meals

    View a list of area agencies and churches that will be serving community holiday meals. Please note reservations are requested. Read on...
  10. Cover of PA Housing Alliance Report showing Jeannette Community Garden

    Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

    The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania released a comprehensive revitalization report of problems and solutions in the commonwealth for blight management. WCLB was highlighted in their growing efforts and success stories. Read through the full report
  11. Commerce Crossing Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland Groundbreaking Ceremony

    The WCIDC held a groundbreaking ceremony today at Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland. The 206-acre site will be developed into the county's newest industrial park and will consist of five pad-ready sites each ranging in size from 18 to 29 acres. Additional Info...
  12. Hiring

    We're hiring!

    Jobs posted (with deadlines): District Justice Secretary, Courts (Dec 17); Legal Secretary , Juvenile Probation (Dec 19); Dept Clerk, Tax Assessment Office (Dec 20); Nursing Supervisor, Westmoreland Manor (Dec 20), Correction Officer, Prison (Dec 31) County Job Postings
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    Land Bank Acquires Its 100th Property

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced it has reached two milestones in its efforts to revitalize communities – the acquisition of its 100th property and the sale of its 70th property. Additional Info...
  14. Westmoreland Connect mobile app screen shown on a smartphone

    Westmoreland Connect Mobile App Available to Download

    The quickest way to stay connected to Westmoreland County news and events when you're on the go is to download the Westmoreland Connect mobile app. Additional Info...
  15. CodeRED mobile app logo

    CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

    Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts from Department of Public Safety Read on...
  16. tearing down house

    Applications Being Accepted for New Demolition Program

    The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners announces applications are now being accepted for the Act 152 County Wide Demolition Program. DEMOFUND was established to help remediate blight and alleviate the costs associated with the demolition. Read on...
  17. US Small Business Association Logo

    SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Western PA Affected by Flooding

    Pennsylvania businesses and residents affected by flooding in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on June 20-21, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration Read on...
  18. Official Notice stamp

    Inmate Mail Procedures Amended

    Effective July 2, 2018, the Prison will begin photocopy in black and white, all incoming articles of mail. Read on...
  19. Keyboard with key labled Available Now

    Lien Certificates Now Available to Purchase Online

    The Tax Claim Bureau provides lien certifications which are a means of determining whether taxes are owed or have been paid for prior years. Additional Info...
  20. Folded stack of bills

    Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

    A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution. Read complete Tribune-Review article
  21. Hands on an electronic Fingerprints device
  22. Repository-List

    Tax Claim Bureau Repository List - Now Available

    Properties still unsold after the Tax Claim Bureau's Annual, Judicial, and Repository bid-off sale are placed in the regular repository, at which point anyone, with the exception of the property owners, may bid on the property. Additional Info...
  23. Westmoreland Children First vice president Veronica Ent with donated mattresses

    Levin Furniture, others donate 125 beds to needy kids in Westmoreland County

    With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated. Read on...
  24. Westmoreland Children First Advisory Board Banner

    Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

    Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania. Read on...
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