Elk County Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

Category: Elk County News
Published: Thursday, 04 May 2017
The Elk County Planning and Emergency Management departments are working to update the 2011 Elk County Hazard Mitigation Plan.  They have created a public survey and would appreciate your inputs.  More information is available on the "News From The Planning Department" webpage.

Job Openings At Elk County

Category: Elk County News
Published: Friday, 28 April 2017
Current job openings at Elk County include Domestic Relations Enforcement Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Officer.  
More information is available on our EMPLOYMENT webpage.

Summer Fun In Elk County

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017
We invite you to visit Elk County this summer; we have many activities scheduled.  Please also visit the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors website for Elk County.

Spring 2017 Act 13 Mini Grant Recipients Announced

Category: Elk County News
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017
Congratulations to the following organizations who were awarded grants from the Elk County Act 13 (Marcellus Gas) Mini-Grant Program:

Fire Chief's Association (remote mics for 3 vehicles in 4 departments) -  $10,000
Ridgway Fire Department (master stream nozzle)  -  $4,100
Farm Bureau (educational trailer visit to area schools)  -  $6,500
YMCA (tables & chairs for summer children's program)  -  $1,900
Benezette Township (PennDot highway study)  -  $10,000
Fox Township (sprinkler system for new building)  -  $10,000
Wapiti Roost Chapter (food plots)  -  $2,000
Toby Creek Watershed (grow-out tank for 5000 more fish)  -  $3,000
St. Marys Police Department (electronic speed alert sign)  -  $2,500

More information on this program can be found on the Oil, Gas & Marcellus Shale page of this website.


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