1. News and Events
  1. 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
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. Hiring

    We're hiring!

    Jobs posted (with deadlines): Parks Manager, Public Works (Nov 21); Clerk, Clerk of Courts (Nov 28), Telecommunication Officers, Trainees and Experienced, Dept Public Safety (Nov 30); GIS Coordinator, GIS Dept (Dec 1); Correction Officer, Prison (Dec 31) County Job Postings
  6. View of Downtown Greensburg overlooking Offit Field

    Open House Public Meetings - Final Draft of New Comprehensive Plan

    Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00AM and 6:00PM, at Palace Theatre, Greensburg. Come learn more about the final draft and provide comments regarding seven core objectives: Read on...
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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...
  8. 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...
  9. CodeRED mobile app logo

    CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

    Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts from Department of Public Safety Read on...
  10. Small Business Association logo

    Aid to Support Recovery Efforts from Severe Storms in Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Governor Tom Wolf 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, 2018. Read on...
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    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...
  12. Catholic Charities Diocese of Greensburg Logo

    Flood Disaster Assistance Available through Catholic Charities

    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.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. Produce at a Farmer&#39s Market

    Senior Farmer's Market Nutritional Program

    The Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. Read on...
  16. 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...
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    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
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    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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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