1. News and Events
  1. Westmoreland County Courthouse flag at half staff

    Courthouse flag at half staff in honor of fallen New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw

    The Commissioners and all of Westmoreland County send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Officer Shaw and to all members of the New Kensington Police Department.
  2. 2018 Proposed Budget Cover Sheet

    2018 Proposed Budget Available

    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires county budgets be prepared on a calendar year basis and be presented and placed on display for a minimum of twenty days prior to adoption. View Budget Document...
  3. Hands serving hot meal to outreached hands

    Community Holiday Meals in Westmoreland County

    There's no need to be alone on the holiday. Please see this list of area agencies and churches that will be serving community holiday meals. Additional Info...
  4. Hiring

    We're hiring!

    Recent Job Postings (with application deadlines): District Justice Secretary Trainee, Youngwood (Nov 20), Food Service Supervisor, Westmoreland Manor (Dec 1), Department Clerk, Domestic Relations (Dec 5), and County (Civil) Engineer. County Job Postings
  5. Judge&#39s gavel on desk with US flag in background

    Veterans Court in Westmoreland County

    The 10th Judicial District of Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County under the leadership of President Judge Richard McCormick, Jr. wants to remind all veterans, citizens and attorneys of the availability of Veterans Court. Read on...
  6. Public Meeting Schedule Change

    Notice of Change of Meeting Date

    The regularly scheduled meetings of the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation on Thursday, December 7, and Thursday, December 18, 2017 at 10:00am have been cancelled. Read on...
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    Westmoreland County to help Vandergrift raze blighted, unsafe buildings

    Vandergrift officials have reached an agreement with the Westmoreland County Land Bank to demolish vacant buildings in the borough in an effort to revitalize the area. Additional Info...
  8. 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...
  9. NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

    Amendment to the Westmoreland County Community Development Block Grant Program

    The County proposes budget amendments to the following FY 2016 CDBG activities. Additional Info...
  10. Colony Holding Companies&#39 proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank can now enter into a formal agreement with Colony Holding for the 6.4-acre parcel for a purchase price of $2.1 million. Read on...
  11. EveryoneOn logo

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) joins the ConnectHome Nation initiative

    Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) has been selected to be part of the inaugural cohort of ConnectHome Nation, the innovative program to end the digital divide in public housing across the United States. Read on...
  12. Community Foundation Summer Interns with April Kopas

    Land Bank Awarded Grant to Boost Community Pride in Sutersville Borough

    The Board of Directors of the Westmoreland County Land Bank today announced that they are the recipients of a $10,000 “Boosting Community Pride” grant from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. Read on...
  13. 2017 CCAP Award

    Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators Awarded CCAP 2017 Affiliate of the Year

    Each year, the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) selects an organization they are associated with as the Affiliate of the Year to recognize outstanding efforts in moving the county mission forward. Read on...
  14. Jeannette Groundbreaking

    WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

    The event marked the official start of environmental remediation and demolition of buildings on the site. Dennis Davin, secretary of the state DCED, announced a $960,300 grant through the Industrial Site Reuse Program Press Release...
  15. Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

    $600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

    “These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article
  16. Scam Alert Sign

    ALERT: PA Supreme Court prothonotary’s office phone number is being used in consumer scam

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information. Read on...
  17. Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

    Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

    The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the agency has been awarded a $175,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund . Read on...
  18. Donation jars with cash inside

    Juror Donation Program - Update

    Great things have been done with the help of Westmoreland County citizens serving as jurors since the inception of the juror donation program in September, 2016. Read on...
  19. Bailey Noll, Photo credit: Steph Chambers, Tribune-Review

    Mom Credits Caseworker for Saving Life from Addiction

    Article highlights the work that Westmoreland County Children's Bureau caseworkers do every day, in assuring children’s safety while preserving and strengthening the family. Read on...
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