2017 Primary Election Information

Category: Elk County News
Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
The 2017 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 16.  The last day to register to vote in this primary is April 17.  As always, the Elk County & Voter Registration webpage is available for more information.

2017 CANDIDATES NOTICE:


Individuals wishing to run for an elected office may pick up Petition Packets now until March 7, 2017 at the Elections Office at 300 Center Street, Ridgway.  The Elk County Elections Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  If you are interested in obtaining more information please call (814) 776-5337.

Petition circulation is from February 14, 2017 to March 7, 2017.

Casting of the lots for ballot position will be held March 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM in Conference Room #2 in the Courthouse Annex Building, 300 Center Street, Ridgway.



This CURRENT LIST OF OFFICES up for election is subject to change.

New at the Register & Recorder Office

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2017

To save the time of those who are applying for a Marriage License, you now have the option of filling out the application online (located under the Clerk of the Orphans’ Court section of our office web site) and bring it with you along with photo ID and the $40.00 fee. If you have any questions or need assistance filling out the Application, you can call the office at 814-776-5347. Click Here for the Application. (works best in Google Chrome)

Elk County Housing Rehabilitation Receives $500,000 In Funding

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The Elk County Planning Department on behalf of the Elk County Board of Commissioners has recently procured $500,000.00 from the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). The program funding procured will be utilized through the Elk County Housing Rehabilitation Program (ECHRP) to conduct Single Residential Owner- Occupied Housing Rehabilitation activities.  

According to the grant guidelines, certain geographic areas must be targeted for each funding round. The Elk County Housing Rehabilitation Program has chosen to target seventy – five percent (75%) of the funds to eligible residents age sixty – two (62) or older within the municipalities of Benezette, Fox, and Jay Townships and the remaining twenty – five percent (25%) of the funds will target Low to Moderate Income households with the municipalities of Fox and Jay Townships. It is hoped that funding can be utilized to target other areas throughout the county with future grant applications.

Questions regarding this program can be directed to the Elk County Planning Department at (814) 776-5335.

For more information on this program, CLICK HERE

 

Penn State Extension Office Relocation

Category: Elk County News
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
The Penn State Cooperative Extension Office for Elk County has relocated from the Courthouse basement to Room 210 in the Annex Building (300 Center Street, Ridgway PA 15853).

Please feel free to check out their website for exciting news on activities throughout Elk County including 4-H, the Master Gardener Program, and other practical agriculture education.

Other than the physical address, all contact information (P.O. Box, Phone #, Fax #, etc) is unchanged.

NOTICE OF REGISTER OF WILLS AND ORPHANS’ COURT FEE INCREASE

Category: Elk County News
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017

Please take note as of January 1, 2017 the fees for filing in the Register of Wills and Orphans’ Court has increased. The last increase to our fees was January 1, 1998. The new fee schedule can be found by clicking on the Register of Wills or the Orphans’ Court headings.

ELK COUNTY

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