Chief Clerk

Overview

The Chief Clerk is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to manage county business and Open Record Requests subject to the Right to Know Policy, as well as oversee the County departments. The Office of the Chief Clerk is responsible for keeping records, books and accounts of all administrative offices, filing papers and proceedings and attesting to all documents authorized by the Board of Commissioners. 

Moreover, the Chief Clerk has the general power to administer oaths/affirmations for the Commissioners. He is also responsible for overseeing the Commissioners accounts and coordinates meetings involving the Board of Commissioners. The Chief Clerk ensures that everything is done legally under the County Code and finalizes documents with the "County Seal."

The Chief Clerk also serves as the primary administrative point of contact in the case of county emergencies, crises, safety violations/concerns or any matters requiring immediate attention. 

Contact Information

Greene County Office Building
93 East High Street.
3rd Floor
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM

Department Contacts:

Steve Barrett
Communications Director
Jeff Marshall
Chief Clerk/Administrator
Sarah Penich
Administrative Assistant

Open Records Information

The Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, also known as the Pennsylvania Sunshine Law, is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in Pennsylvania. Jeffrey Marshall, Chief Clerk for the County Commissioners, is our Right-to-Know Officer. Records can be requested via the following policy. To request access to a public record of the County of Greene, your written request should be made in one of the following manners:
 
BY MAIL: Address your request to:
Jeffrey A. Marshall
Open Records Officer
93 E. High St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370
 
BY HAND-DELIVERY: Deliver your request in a sealed envelope to:
Jeffrey A. Marshall
Open Records Officer
93 E. High St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370

BY E-MAIL: jmarshall@co.greene.pa.us

BY FAX: 724-627-5428
 
Use the printable OPEN RECORDS REQUEST FORM or include all of the following
information with your written request:

1. Your name and mailing address
2. Your telephone number or e-mail address; and
3. A detailed description of the Public Record you are seeking.

Arrangements can be made for documents to be viewed at no charge.
For more information, to contact the PA Office of Open Records, or to file an appeal, please visit the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.
 

Direct Reports

The majority of all departments within the County report to the Chief Clerk. The exceptions are those offices headed by an Elected Official or offices, such as Probation and Domestic Relations, that report to the President Judge. For a general listing of all departments, please click here

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Commissioners' Request for Proposals - Rural Broadband Coverage and Feasibility Study

21 January 2020
The Greene County Commissioners are presenting a Request for Proposals for the completion and presentation of the Greene County Rural Broadband Coverage and Feasibility Study. For more information, call the Commissioners' Office at 724-852-5210.

Greene County Rural Broadband Coverage and Feasibility Study RFP: Pre-Proposal Questions/Inquiries

21 January 2020
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House approves bill that would ban held-held cell phone use while driving

21 January 2020
Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently approved a bill that, if approved by the state Senate, would ban hand-held cell phone use while driving in the Commonwealth.

Greene County Redevelopment Authority and Blueprints collaborating to promote affordable home purchase opportunities

21 January 2020
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Greene (RACG) and Blueprints are collaborating to promote affordable home purchase opportunities.

Tobacco cessation class to be offered in Greene County

10 January 2020
A free program designed specifically to help people who want to quit using tobacco has been announced by Greene County Human Services’ Drug and Alcohol Program.

Greene County Commissioners Regular Meeting - Thursday, January 9, 2020

9 January 2020
This is a video recording of the Greene County Commissioners' Regular Meeting, held in the first floor meeting room of the Greene County Office Building on Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Commissioner Meeting Dates Changed in January

9 January 2020
The Greene County Commissioners have announced that the Agenda and Regular Board Meetings scheduled for Jan. 22 and Jan. 23, respectively, have been re-scheduled.

Greene County Commissioners - Sinking Fund Board Meeting - Wednesday, January 8, 2020

8 January 2020
This is a video of the Greene County Sinking Board Fund, which was held in the first floor meeting room of the Greene County Office Building on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, immediately following the Commissioners' Agenda Meeting.

Commissioners, other officials and officers sworn in during special ceremony

8 January 2020
Mike Belding, Betsy McClure and Blair Zimmerman were officially sworn in as Greene County Commissioners during the Investiture of Elected Officials inside the county courthouse on Monday, Jan. 6.

All residents encouraged to participate in 2020 Census

6 January 2020
All residents of Greene County are being strongly encouraged by local, state and federal officials to participate in the 2020 United States Census, which officially begins April 1.

Greene County Commissioners' Meeting Dates for 2020

6 January 2020
The Greene County Commissioners' meeting dates for 2020 have been announced.

Commissioners issue proclamation for Veterans Day

19 November 2019
Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation during a recent meeting recognizing Nov. 11, 2019 as Veterans Day. The proclamation was presented to representatives of the Greene County Veterans Affairs Office during the Commissioners’ regular meeting on Nov. 14. Numerous military veterans were also in attendance.

Commissioners proclaim National Community Foundation Week

18 November 2019
Greene County Commissioners recently issued a proclamation recognizing the month of Nov. 12-18, 2019 as National Community Foundation Week. The proclamation was presented to representatives of the Community Foundation of Greene County (CFGC) during the Commissioners’ agenda meeting on Nov. 13.

Schools present Veterans Day programs

8 November 2019
The Greene County Veterans Affairs Office wishes to remind all residents that there are plenty of Veterans Day programs, services and parades scheduled to be held over the next several days.

County's Nov. 18 Town Hall Meeting to focus on underage drinking prevention

6 November 2019
Greene County Human Services' Drug and Alcohol Program will host an event on Monday, Nov. 18 that will address underage drinking awareness and prevention.

University hosts Drug Prevention Summit

30 October 2019
A Drug Prevention Summit was held at Waynesburg University on Oct. 17.

Commissioners issue proclamation for Agent Orange awareness

25 October 2019
Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation this week recognizing the month of October 2019 as Agent Orange Health Awareness Month.

Commissioners issue proclamation for 'Greene County Parents as Teachers Day'

24 October 2019
During their meeting Wednesday, Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing November 8, 2019 as “Greene County Parents as Teachers Day.”

Commissioners announce grants for county volunteer fire companies

24 October 2019
Greene County Commissioners announced that each of the county's 16 volunteer fire companies is receiving $5,000 in grant funding.

Security Grants awarded to Greene County schools

24 October 2019
Greene County Commissioners announced that the county’s five school districts and Career Technology Center would each be receiving $50,000 grants for the purpose of improving and expanding security and safety protocols for students attending their respective facilities.

Greene County Commissioners announce 70-Megawatt Solar Facility

23 October 2019
The Greene County Commissioners announced that Longview Power and its affiliates are in the development phase for building a 70-megawatt utility grade solar facility on 300 acres on the Pennsylvania-West Virginia border. The estimated $76 million dollar project is expected to be commissioned in late 2021.

Officials announce 2019 Veterans Day parades, services

18 October 2019
The Greene County Veterans Affairs Office has recently announced various upcoming parades and services that will be held to honor Veterans Day.

Commissioners proclaim October National Chamber of Commerce Month

11 October 2019
Greene County Commissioners recently presented the Greene County Chamber of Commerce with a proclamation recognizing the month of October as National Chamber of Commerce Month.

Greene County Senior Fair a huge success

9 October 2019
The Greene County Fairgrounds was abuzz with excitement on Oct. 4 as a huge crowd gathered to participate in a special event that offered area seniors fun activities, food, live music, and also important - and possibly life-changing - information.

County Recreation Department enjoys banner summer season

8 October 2019
Jake Blaker, director of the county's Recreation Department, said the summer of 2019 was a banner season for recreation, particularly the impressive admission numbers for the three county-owned pools as well as the registration numbers for swimming lessons and the county Day Camp.

Recent Electronics Recycling event a success

3 October 2019
The Electronics Recycling event held recently at the Greene County Fairgrounds' Rabbit Barn was a success, as a record-breaking number of vehicles visited the site to drop off a staggering number of old and/or broken electronic devices and appliances to be recycled.

Commissioners Recognize 40th Anniversary of Greene County United Way

23 September 2019
During their regular meeting on Sept. 19, Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing the month of September 2019 as Greene County United Way Month, in appreciation of the agency’s 40 years of service in the area.

Online Absentee Applications now available for Greene County voters

19 September 2019
The Greene County Elections Office has announced that Online Absentee Applications are now available for the 2019 Municipal Election, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Commissioners proclaim September Hunger Action Month

12 September 2019
During their Sept. 4 meeting, Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing September as Hunger Action Month.

Commissioners proclaim Employ the Older Workers Week

10 September 2019
The Greene County Commissioners recently issued a proclamation to the local office of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging recognizing that the week of Sept. 23-27 be proclaimed as Employ the Older Workers Week.

Commissioners recognize area man for service to seniors

10 September 2019
During their recent meeting, Greene County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Recognition to Rev. Dr. James C. Cherry, Sr., of Jefferson, who was selected as a recipient of a prestigious award for his work with, and dedication to, area senior citizens.

Commissioners issue proclamations for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day, National Recovery Month

10 September 2019
During their Sept. 4 meeting, Greene County Commissioners issued two separate proclamations recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day and National Recovery Month.

Commissioners issue proclamation for Suicide Prevention Day/Month

10 September 2019
Greene County Commissioners issued a proclamation during their Sept. 4 meeting recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Month and also Sept. 10 as Suicide Prevention Day.

Dedication ceremony held for unveiling of new White Covered Bridge plaque

10 September 2019
Greene County Commissioners joined other officials recently in celebrating the official unveiling of a new plaque at the White Covered Bridge in Greene Township commemorating the bridge's listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Commissioners accept CCAP Award for county's improved website

15 August 2019
The Greene County Commissioners attended the annual CCAP (County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania) Annual Conference and Trade Show, which was held Aug. 4-7 in Berks County. During the conference's Awards Ceremony on Aug. 6, the Commissioners accepted the Excellence in Website Design Award.

Commissioners present certificates to Carmichaels Envirothon Team

15 August 2019
During their Aug. 15 meeting, Greene County Commissioners presented Certificates of Recognition to members and advisors of the Carmichaels Area High School’s Envirothon Team and congratulated the team for their impressive efforts in competitions this summer.

Commissioners present CTC students, instructor with certificates

15 August 2019
During their Aug. 15 meeting, Greene County Commissioners presented Certificates of Recognition to seven students from Greene County Career and Technology Center as well as the Culinary Arts Instructor at CTC for their recent impressive accomplishments.

Comprehensive Plan Draft Released for Comment

18 July 2019
The Greene County Board of Commissioners approved the release of the Draft 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update for comment period. The comment period will commence on Thursday, July 18, 2019 and end on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

County departments moving to different office spaces

2 July 2019
Greene County Commissioners have announced that several county departments and programs are relocating to different office spaces and buildings and/or expanding, in an effort to better serve residents.

Commissioners award contracts for trail, bridge projects

21 June 2019
Greene County Commissioners recently approved low bids for two separate projects involving a county-owned bridge and the Greene River Trail.

Officials investigating courthouse bomb threat

20 June 2019
Officials are currently investigating a bomb threat that was received via telephone at the Greene County Courthouse earlier this morning.

Sheriff: Investigation finds bomb threat to be a hoax

20 June 2019
An investigation conducted at the Greene County Courthouse following a bomb threat made earlier this morning via telephone has determined that the threat was a hoax.

Advocates for abused/neglected children sworn in during special ceremony

18 June 2019
A special swearing-in ceremony was held recently at the Greene County Courthouse for seven volunteers who are committed to helping area children impacted by abuse and/or neglect.

Flag Day celebrated in Greene County

14 June 2019
The history and significance of the American flag was celebrated during a special ceremony early this morning, when the Fort Jackson Sons of the American Revolution held its 30th annual Flag Day service in front of the county courthouse.

Flashlight Drags postponed until June 23

14 June 2019
Due to forecasts of bad weather, the Flashlight Drags event previously scheduled to be held on Sunday, June 16 at the Greene County Airport has been postponed until Sunday, June 23.

Flashlight Drags returns to Greene County Airport June 16

7 June 2019
Engines will be revvin' up at the Greene County Airport on Sunday, June 16 when the street-legal racing event known as Flashlight Drags returns. Gates for the event will open at noon, with races scheduled to run from 2 to approximately 6 p.m. Admission is $8 to watch and $35 to race.

Opioid Overdose Task Force to hold public meeting June 10

6 June 2019
The Greene County Opioid Overdose Task Force will host a public meeting on Monday, June 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Greene County Fairgrounds. The meeting will be held in the upstairs room of the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds, which is located at 107 Fairgrounds Road in Waynesburg. The public is encouraged to attend.

Greene County Summer Day Camp begins June 17

6 June 2019
Greene County children ages 5 to 15 years old will be able to enjoy free activities this summer when the county Summer Day Camp program launches on Monday, June 17. The camp will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays through Fridays through July 26.

Greene County Waterpark to offer lap swimming for adults

6 June 2019
Beginning Monday, June 10, Greene County Waterpark will open their lap lanes and offer adult lap swimming Mondays through Thursdays in the mornings from 8 to 9 a.m. and evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. for a fee of $2.00 per day.

Commissioners attend Memorial Day services

6 June 2019
Greene County Commissioners Blair Zimmerman and Dave Coder spoke at a special service held Monday May 27 at the Crucible Honor Roll / World War II Monument, one of the many services and programs held throughout Greene County during the Memorial Day weekend that were held to honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.

Sheriff's Office's Sergeant and K9 receive certification

6 June 2019
The Greene County Sheriff's Office announced with great pleasure that K9 Degan, late Sheriff Tennant's K9, and Sgt. Amanda Stauffer have received their certification in Tracking, narcotics and patrol (apprehension). They will be a great asset to the Sheriff's office and citizens of our county in assisting with missing persons and apprehending

Commissioners kick off Grandparents/Caregivers Seminar

6 June 2019
Greene County Commissioners kicked off a special seminar, titled Grandparents and Other Caregivers Raising Children, by welcoming those in attendance at the seminar, which was held recently at the Greene County Fairgrounds.

Commissioners participate in Relay For Life

6 June 2019
Greene County Commissioners Blair Zimmerman, Dave Coder and Archie Trader were honored to help officially kick off the 2019 Relay For Life of Greene County on May 11 at the Waynesburg Central High School Raider Field of Pride by participating in the Opening Ceremony, where they read the names of cancer survivors.

Lions Club to present annual July 4th Community Celebration

6 June 2019
The Waynesburg Lions Club will present its annual July 4th Community Celebration at the Greene County Fairgrounds, offering a full day of activities and entertainment.

County hosts 13th Annual Community Support Program recovery conference

6 June 2019
For those attending the 13th Annual Community Support Program recovery conference held recently at the county fairgrounds, the event felt like a Hollywood movie premiere.

Transportation Program offers rides, services for eligible residents

6 June 2019
Need a ride? The Greene County Transportation Program’s staff of drivers are ready to transport Greene County residents who meet eligibility requirements to and from destinations in, around, and even outside of the county.

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