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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Reimagining Our Westmoreland - Comprehensive Plan

Cover Page of Comprehensive Plan

The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development invites you to review the approved Reimagining Our Westmoreland Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

WANT Job & Career Expo

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ATTENTION AREA EMPLOYERS! Don't miss the next WANT (Westmoreland Assists Native Talent) Job & Career Expo: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 1-4 pm.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

2019 Adopted County Budget

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View the 2019 Adopted Budget. For the 14th year in a row, county property tax rate will remain at 20.99 mills.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Notice of Public Needs Hearings

Hearing Notice 2019 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PLAN

The County will receive FY 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will conduct public he...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

Hiring

Recent Jobs posted (with deadlines): Registered Dietician, Westmoreland Manor (Feb 3); Correction Officers, Prison (Feb 28)

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Local Microbrewery Finds New Home in Downtown Jeannette

500 Clay

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.

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Westmoreland welcomes therapy dogs to courthouse

Westmoreland County court therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers

There will be a friendly face on the fourth floor of the Westmoreland County Courthouse.

It has whiskers, a wet nose and soft fuzzy ears.

The wagging tails and patient, friendly demeanor of therapy dogs will greet children who may be nervous about a family ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

Cover of PA Housing Alliance Report showing Jeannette Community Garden

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.

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland Groundbreaking Ceremony

Commerce Crossing 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.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

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

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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.

The filing deadline to return applications for phy...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

FBI Background Fingerprint Cards Now Processed at Courthouse

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Effective April 9, 2018, FBI Background fingerprint cards can be processed at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 N. Main St. Greensburg, PA. 15601 through the Westmoreland County Park Police Department (724-830-3567). Processing will be done during nor...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Tax Claim Bureau Repository List - Now Available

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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.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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

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