County Awarded $1 million in EPA Brownfields Funding
16 May 2022
Greene County will be receiving two competitive grants through this brownfields program.
Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Proclamation
13 May 2022
The Greene County Commissioners have proclaimed May 5th 2022 as Childrens Mental Health Awareness Day.
Greene County Awarded $576,865 in CDBG Funding
4 May 2022
Greene County was recently awarded $576,865.00 in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program. The CDBG Program supports community development activities to build stronger and more resilient communities.
Carmichaels Team Wins Greene County Envirothon
28 April 2022
The 34th Greene County Envirothon competition was held at Hunting Hills on Wednesday, April 27th. Seventy high school students from Greene CountyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s five school districts competed in this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s event.
Iron Senergy Donates $45,000 to Greene County to Enhance Recreation
28 April 2022
A Waynesburg-based mining companyâ€™s donation to the Greene County Department of Parks and Recreation will help local children enjoy warm temperatures and county amenities this summer
Greene County Conservation District 2022 Tire Recycling Event
26 April 2022
The Greene County Conservation District is holding a tire recycling event at the Greene County Fairgrounds on May 11th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.
Unsolicited Voter Information
25 April 2022
The Greene County Board of Elections has learned that two political advocacy groups, the Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Center for Voter Information (CVI), will be conducting unsolicited direct mailings to Pennsylvania residents consisting of voter registration applications and/or mail ballot applications.
ATLAS Telehealth coming soon to Greene County
21 April 2022
The Greene County Commissioners, Veteran Service Office in Greene County and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Pittsburgh and Clarksburg have teamed up to provide Veterans with VA care closer to home.
Conservation District Week Coloring Contest Winners Announced
19 April 2022
In honor of Conservation District week, the Greene County Conservation District announced the winners of their annual coloring contest that was open to pre-k students within Greene County.
Conservation District Week Poster Contest Winners Announced
13 April 2022
In honor of Conservation District Week, April 10-16th, the Greene County Conservation District announces winners of their annual poster contest that was open to all Greene County students in kindergarten through the eighth grade.
Electronics Recycling Scheduled in Greene County
5 April 2022
Greene County Commissioners and the Department of Planning and Community Development announce the opportunity for appliance and electronics recycling.
911 Text Messaging Now Available
1 April 2022
Farmland Easement Applications Being Accepted
17 March 2022
The Greene County Farmland Preservation Board is now accepting applications until June 1, 2022 from qualifying landowners for the agricultural conservation easement program.
Greene County Secures $1.4 Million Grant for Business Incubator
16 March 2022
Greene County Board of Commissioners celebrate securing a much needed $1,395,000 grant designated for a business incubator project in the Silveus Building in Waynesburg.
A Call for Action Amidst Election Uncertainty
10 March 2022
Pennsylvania's primary is drawing near, but clarity on crucial election items remains elusive.
Increased Aviation Activity at the GC Airport
9 March 2022
This spring, the county welcomes a new activity to the area as the Pittsburgh Soaring Association becomes a new tenant at the Greene County Airport.
Conservation District Offers Cost Share Program
17 February 2022
The Greene County Conservation District Board of Directors are currently accepting 2022 applications for the GRACE program. Greene County Reinvestment in Agriculture:
Greene County Participates in COVID Testing January 19-22
14 January 2022
January 19 through January 22, Greene County will participate in the Pennsylvania Department of Health sponsored drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic.
Greene County CYS receives Plan of Safe Care Grant
6 January 2022
Greene County Commissioners announce receipt of a Greene County Children & Youth Agency Plan of Safe Care (PoSC) grant totaling $45,000. The purpose of the grant is to address concerns related to Substance Affected Infants (SAI) and families.
Greene County: 2021 State of the County
3 January 2022
As the calendar year closes, we thought it appropriate to provide an update of county government progress and initiatives.
Greene County Receives Wisecarver Connector Trail Planning Grant
3 January 2022
The Greene County Commissioners are excited to announce receipt of a planning grant for a Wisecarver Connector Trail.
Conservation District honors two at annual awards ceremony
20 December 2021
The Greene County Conservation District honored two recipients during its annual awards ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Valley View Farm.
Greene County Seeking Internet Survey Participants
1 December 2021
Greene County Commissioners in cooperation with the Southwestern Pennsylvania (SWPA) Connected initiative are asking community members to participate in an in-person conversation to provide information about their currentÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â internetÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â access and experience.
New Recycling Contract Saves Greene County Tax Dollars
18 November 2021
Greene County Commissioners and the United Mine Workers of America Career Centers, Inc. (UMWACC) have reached a new parcel lease agreement, ensuring Greene County residents recycling opportunities for next five years and saving money.
Public Notice: Meeting Location Change
15 November 2021
The Wednesday November 17, 2021 the Greene County CommissionersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ Agenda meeting will now be held at 10:00am in the Greene County Fairgrounds 4-H Building located at the Greene County Fairgrounds Waynesburg, PA.
Greene County Commissioners Host New Podcast, County Conversations.
9 November 2021
The Greene County Commissioners are excited to announce the launch of their new podcast, County Conversations. County Conversations will serve as a new platform for the commissioners to inform residents of the latest news, projects and events happening in Greene County.
Greene County Awarded $2.5 Million ARC Grant for Broadband Investment
20 September 2021
The Greene County Commissioners are excited to announce a $2.5 million Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Grant for increased broadband deployment.
Greene County Awarded Additional $300,000 for Small Businesses Assistance
15 September 2021
Greene County has been awarded an additional $300,000 for the Forgivable Advance for Small Business Assistance (FASBA) program. The county expended its original allocation of just over $900,000 which was awarded to twenty-four businesses located throughout Greene County.
Mon View Pool Closing for the Season
3 August 2021
The Greene County Commissioners announce the closure of the Mon View swimming pool due to lack of staff showing up to work. In addition to staffing issues, the pool has not had enough customers to justify keeping it open.
Final Certification by the Greene County Board of Elections
2 June 2021
Carmichaels team wins Greene County Envirothon
28 May 2021
The 34th Greene County Envirothon competition was held at Hunting Hills on Thursday, April 22. Forty high school students from three of Greene County's five school districts competed in this year's event. Carmichaels Team # 1 won this year's competition with a score of 401.5 points out of a possible 500.
Contributions Provide Funding for Free Greene County Summer Camp
24 May 2021
Greene County has once again exhibited its tradition of compassionate community involvement. Local businesses and individuals responded in force when it was announced the County would have to charge for its day camp program due to the current budget crisis.
Free Playgroup for Children
7 May 2021
The Greene County Family Center will be offering a FREE playgroup for children from Infant to age 5.
Election Poll Workers Needed
30 April 2021
Elections are made possible by citizens participating in the voting process and serving as poll workers across Pennsylvania. Greene County still needs additional poll workers for the May 18, 2021 Municipal Election. Poll workers are paid for their day of service.
In Greene: More Vaccine Available than Patients in Queue
14 April 2021
For the first time ever, there is more COVID-19 vaccine available than patients in the queue for receiving the vaccine in Greene County.
Conservation District Announces Coloring Contest
16 March 2021
The Greene County Conservation District would like to announce a coloring contest open to all Greene County Pre-K children. The top three entrants will receive new bicycles and helmets as prizes.
Clarksville Student Places Second in National Poster Competition
2 March 2021
The Conservation District is very proud that one of our local winners, Payton Joy Duncan, took second place in the 2020 National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) poster contest.
Request for Proposals Broadband Service Expansion for Southern Greene County
2 March 2021
The County of Greene is seeking a qualified professional internet service provider with the capacity and ability to expand broadband services in the county as identified in the Broadband Service Expansion for Southern Greene County Request for Proposal (RFP) dated for opening March 24, 2021.
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.