Recycling Press Release
22 February 2021
The County of Greene would like to announce two Electronic Recycling Collection events to be held for 2021. These events will be held at the Greene County Fairgrounds on May 19th and September 22nd from 2pm to 6pm. Recycling events go a long way in reducing illegal dumping in our communities.
SWPA Area Agency on Aging Joins Vaccine Coalition
12 February 2021
Since the first week of January, a coalition of medical authorities, county officials and other agencies have been meeting weekly in order to plan, organize and effectively administer the COVID-19 Vaccine. The Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc. joined the team as a new partner.
Pictometry Investment Assists Tax Assessors
9 February 2021
In mid-October 2020, Greene County announced an initiative to upgrade the digital imagery available for county planners, assessment, tax claims, emergency services and other relevant county departments.
Greene Commissioners Approve Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution
4 February 2021
Greene County Commissioners, by majority vote, approved a resolution to make the county a sanctuary for Second Amendment rights. The proposed Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution states that the county will not recognize the enforcement of any new laws that alter Second Amendment rights.
Volunteer VA Transportation Van Drivers Needed
2 February 2021
Drivers needed to transport our veterans from Waynesburg to Pittsburgh for doctor's appointments.
Covid Updates January 2021
13 January 2021
Greene County is in a supporting role in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. The County continues to be a partner in information gathering, plan validation and assisting in any way available.
Bond Ordinance Notice and Text of the Ordinance
7 December 2020
The Greene County Commissioners have published a summary Notice under the Local Government Unit Debt Act, that they will enact an ordinance authorizing non-electoral debt. This is a refinancing of the current 2016 Bonds.
Audit Request for Proposal
4 December 2020
The County of Greene, "County", is requesting proposals for 2020- 2023 auditing services including the following listed audits and agreed upon procedures in conjunction with the performance of the single audit which is due by June 30 of each year.
Greene County 2021 Proposed Budget Passed
19 November 2020
Greene County Board of Commissioners approve the Proposed 2021 Budget and address challenges for the County moving forward
Elections Office Announcement
23 October 2020
The Greene County Commissioners, acting as the Greene County Election Board, provide the following update on election day preparations.
Mon-View Skating Rink
20 October 2020
The Greene County Recreation Department has announced the Mon View Roller Rink in Greensboro will open for the season on Friday, November 6. In order to be in compliance with CDC Guidelines and state restrictions, skating hours and procedures will be modified for the rest of this year.
County to Update Aerial Imagery
19 October 2020
The County of Greene has contracted with Eagleview Technologies, dba Pictometry International, to provide updated LiDAR data and high resolution imagery of the entire county. The LiDAR data will be collected, by airplane, during the last half of October, 2020.
GRACE Program 2020 2021 Contract Approval
29 September 2020
The Greene County Investment in Agriculture: Cost-share Enhancement (GRACE) Program is a conservation-based program directly funded by the Greene County Conservation District
(GCCD) that was designed to enhance soil health and water quality within the agriculture
Greene County Offers Non-profit Grant Programs
9 September 2020
Greene County Commissioners announce the Greene County CARES Non-profit Grant Program offering financial relief to support non-profit agencies in their community outreach efforts. The source of funding for this grant program is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.
Greene County Plans Investment in Broadband Capabilities
1 September 2020
The Greene County Commissioners are planning to invest between $1 million and $1.6 million toward increased broadband capabilities. High on their priorities, the Commissioners have been working on a plan and coordinating with industry partners to increase broadband availability and reliability.
Small Business Advantage Grant for Protection Projects
26 August 2020
The Department of Environmental Protections Small Business Advantage Grant has expanded to include natural resource conservation projects for agriculture to prevent soil erosion or decrease sediment/nutrient runoff into nearby streams.
Four PA Small Water Grants
18 August 2020
The Greene County Commissioners announce the awarding of four PA Small Water and Sewer Grants for Greene County projects. In coordination with Cumberland Township and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority (SPWA), Greene County submitted an application to support the Jacobs Ferry Road Water Line Extension Project in December 2019.
COVID Rent Relief and Mortgage Assistance
10 July 2020
Greene County Human Services Housing Program will be assisting with applications for the CARES RRP (Rent Relief Program) for financial assistance offered through Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Applications are available now.
Broadband Internet Survey
16 June 2020
High-speed broadband is critical to the growth of the local economy in both community and business development. As we have experienced through the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, internet is more vital now than ever before.
But closing broadband gaps requires data about broadband speeds in homes and businesses throughout Greene County.
Greene County Finalizes Vote County
8 June 2020
Greene County officials have published the results of Tuesdayâ€™s Primary Election to their Election website; https://www.co.greene.pa.us/Elections. A total of 7,773 ballots have been cast and counted. The number of mail-in and absentee ballots, influenced by the changes of ACT 77,increased by approximately 3,000 compared to previous years.
Greene County Pools and Summer Camp Revisited
27 May 2020
Governor Wolf announced late last Friday a significant change in criteria to be considered in the reopening plan for Pennsylvania, specifically for pools and summer day camps. In light of these changes, the Greene County Commissioners and Parks and Recreation anticipate opening two swimming pools and conducting a modified summer day camp schedule.
Greene County Receives Additional CDBG Competitive Funds
26 May 2020
The Greene County Commissioners would like to recognize Crystal Simmons and her success in bringing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Greene County. Greene County will receive $660,212 to upgrade Brave Water System in Wayne Township.
Greene County Conservation District Coloring Contest Winners
18 May 2020
The Greene County Conservation District held a pair of contests as part of
Conservation District Week. The first contest was a coloring contest open to pre-K students across
Greene County. The second was a poster contest open to all Greene County students in Kindergarten
through the eighth grade.
Greene County COVID-19 Update
15 May 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WAYNESBURG Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The phased reopening of the Commonwealth consists of three phases; red, yellow and green followed by a phase out period. Greene County will progress into the yellow phase of the COVID-19 reopening plan beginning Friday, May 15, 2020. it is with much desolation that we announce cancellations and closings...
RFP Notice: Early Intervention Provider of Service
1 May 2020
Greene County Human Services, Early Intervention Program has issued an RFP for a Provider of Service.
RFP Notice: Vending Machines
1 May 2020
The Greene County Commissioners are requesting proposals for contracted vending machine services to include the installation, maintenance, and repair of the machines and the products. The select company will provide services for the county staff and the public.