NOTICES:

Elections Office Announcement: The state voting system has erroneously sent out duplicate e-mail notices to voters stating that their ballots have been mailed. Individuals should ignore the duplicate notification. This is simply a computer-generated e-mail issue and there is no reason to call the Greene County Elections Office. See the full announcement Here.

2020 GENERAL ELECTION ABSENTEE / MAIL-IN BALLOT RETURN SITES AND UPDATED PRECINCT LISTINGS
In accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Election Code, notice is hereby given to the electors of Greene County, Pennsylvania, that the Plan for Absentee and Mail-In Ballot Return Site for the 2020 General Election is available. Please Click to View the Plan HEREFor an updated listing of Precinct Locations please click HERE.

Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a federally funded program aimed to assist low to moderate-income (LMI) communities with development projects that promote community revitalization throughout Greene County. 

Applications

The 2nd CDBG Public Meeting is being held virtually, Wednesday, August 13th, 2020 immediately following the Commissioners meeting.For More Information and the Agenda, Click Here


Entitlement Funding

In Pennsylvania, CDBG funds may be utilized to address construction or renovation of various infrastructure projects such as water, wastewater and solid waste facilities, streets, and flood control projects; construction or improvements of a range of community facilities such as senior, health and social services centers; expansion of public services to serve low-income persons; creation of new jobs through small business loans or infrastructure improvements; and various affordable housing projects including home reconstruction, rehabilitation or repair programs.


Competitive Funding

The Competitive program is available to all Greene municipalities that are determined to be eligible. The Greene County Commissioners prioritize Sewage and Water Infrastructure improvements. The Competitive Program is $750,000 maximum for project cost.

Contact Information

Greene County Office Building
93 East High Street, second floor.
Suite 215
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM

Department Contacts:

Crystal Simmons
CDBG/HOME Director
Bonnie Davis
CDBG/HOME Associate

Request Funding

Funding can be requested at any time throughout the year. Annual meetings are held in the spring to review project request and give the citizens an opportunity to comment on proposed projects. These meetings are advertised in the newspaper and emailed municipal-wide.

CDBG Project Request Form

CDBG Management

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application is submitted to the Department of Community and Economic (DCED) on behalf of and in cooperation with Cumberland Township, Franklin Township and Waynesburg Borough and one other municipality. Cumberland Township, Franklin Township and Waynesburg Borough receive an allocation directly and are therefore referred to as an entitlement municipality. The remaining funds are allocated to an eligible project within another township referred to a non-entitlement. The Board of Supervisors or Borough Council select the project and their Chief Elected Official approves for submission then the ultimate decision is made by the Board of Greene County Commissioners.
Our three county commissioners are the final approval authority for the block grants. 
Chief Elected Officials are as follows: 
Greene County Commissioners: Mike Belding Chairman 
Section 504 Officer: Jeffrey Marshall, Chief Clerk
Fair Housing Officer: , Human Services Administrator
Community Development Block Grant Program Administrator: Crystal Simmons, CDBG/HOME Director
Labor Standards Officer: Crystal Simmons, CDBG/HOME  Director
Integrated Disbursement & Information System Administrator: Rich Davis, Accounts Payable Specialist 




 

News

During a county meeting held on May 15th, 2019 Greene County Commissioners received project requests for consideration for the Federal Fiscal Years 2019 Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) Grant application. Over the next five months project request will be reviewed for eligibility. The applicant will be announced at the second CDBG Hearing tentatively scheduled October 23, 2019.

https://www.heraldstandard.com/gcm/news/local_news/cdbg-a-no-non-cents-grant-program/article_753fb600-7b29-11e9-8176-dbb0f8aa4995.html

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For more information about Fair Housing in Greene County, please visit our Fair Housing Page

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