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Posted on: November 15, 2018

2019 Proposed County Budget

2018 Adopted Budget Cover Sheet

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

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Westmoreland County Community and Holiday Meals

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Westmoreland County area agencies and churches will be serving community holiday meals throughout the upcoming holiday season.  

Please note reservations are requested for holiday meals.

Holiday Community Meals

On-going Community Meals

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

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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: October 24, 2018

Open House Public Meetings - Final Draft of New Comprehensive Plan

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Westmoreland County welcomes you to review the final draft of the new comprehensive plan, Reimagining Our Westmoreland

Come learn more about the final draft and provide comments regarding seven core objectives:

  • Align Workforce, Education, Employe...
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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Land Bank Acquires Its 100th Property

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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.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Westmoreland Connect Mobile App Available to Download

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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.

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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: October 11, 2018

Aid to Support Recovery Efforts from Severe Storms in Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Westmoreland County after significant flood damage to homes and businesses from a severe storm on Sept. 9, 2...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

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Jobs posted (with deadlines): Parks Manager, Public Works (Nov 21); Clerk, Clerk of Courts Office (Nov 28), Correction Officer, Prison (Dec 31)

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Applications Being Accepted for New Demolition Program

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DEMOFUND program guidelines, along with project applications, have been sent to each municipality within the County.  Furthermore, the County will be hosting an informational Q&A meeting for municipal officials and/or their engineers. &nb...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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Prepare now for Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling’s upcoming Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection, being held on Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center, 113 Innovative Lane, Latrobe, PA 15650....

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Flood Disaster Assistance Available through Catholic Charities

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Funds are available for furnace and hot water tank replacement and repair as well as rental assistance for displaced flood victims.

Contact: Donna Hagan, Catholic Charities at 724-837-1840, ext 1661.

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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: June 21, 2018

Inmate Mail Procedures Amended

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Effective July 2, 2018, Policy S-470, Mail and Incoming Publications, shall be amended to provide that the Prison will begin photocopying in black and white, all incoming articles of mail (letters, drawings, greeting cards and photographs, etc. with the e...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Senior Farmer's Market Nutritional Program

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The 2018 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 checks to use...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Lien Certificates Now Available to Purchase Online

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

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

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

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A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.

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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: March 2, 2018

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

Westmoreland Children First vice president Veronica Ent with donated mattresses

With one donation, the waiting list for beds for abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County has been eliminated. 

On Wednesday, 125 beds were delivered to the Kris Feliciani State Farm Insurance office in Youngwood, where they will await...

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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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