Tax Claim Bureau Now Accepting Online Payments

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 23 January 2018

The Elk County Tax Claim Bureau is pleased to offer The Velocity Payment System which is a secure, easy to navigate system that allows the tax payer to log on and pay their real estate taxes by check or credit card from home.


ACT 13 Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018
The Elk County Commissioners have established a grant program that will redistribute a portion of their allocation of the Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee for local projects.  Act 13 Impact Fees are disbursed by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) directly to local governments to mitigate the impacts of unconventional gas well drilling and may be used for a variety of projects.

Eligible applicants include municipal governing bodies, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations or municipal authorities.  

Grant requests must be a minimum of $1,000 up to a maximum amount of $10,000.  Two rounds of grants are done each year with the maximum amount awarded during any cycle of $50,000.

Application deadlines are MARCH 1st   and   SEPTEMBER 1st of each year.

More information including the application can be found on the "Oil, Gas & Marcellus Shale" page of our website.  You can navigate there by clicking "About Elk County" on the top of our website, and then choosing "Oil, Gas & Marcellus Shale".

Job Openings At Elk County

Category: Elk County News
Published: Friday, 28 April 2017
Current job openings at Elk County include Recycling Assistant (Full Time), Corrections Officer (Part Time), Prison Cook (Part Time), and 911 Dispatcher (Part Time).  
More information is available on our EMPLOYMENT webpage.

Elk County Wanted Individuals

Category: Elk County News
Published: Monday, 13 February 2017

Elk County residents can find a listing and description of wanted individuals by clicking on the “Wanted” tab on the Sheriff site.  Anyone with information on the location of any persons listed can contact the Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday @ 776-5353 between 8:30 AM and 4:00 P.M., or call your local police agency after hours.  You may also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

2018 Elk County Proposed Budget

Category: Elk County News
Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017
On December 7, 2017 the Board of Commissioners for Elk County placed the proposed 2018 budget on display for public viewing and comment.  The budget is physically on display in the commissioners office and also available on the county website by following this link.


Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853