Planning Department Now Accepting 2023 Community Development Block Grant Proposals

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Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2023


The Elk County Planning Department on behalf of the Elk County Board of Commissioners is now accepting proposals for the 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Funding is received through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and requires that at least 70% of the allocation be used to benefit Section 8 low/moderate Income (LMI) persons.  If your organization is interested in submitting a request, please contact Becki Taylor, CDBG Coordinator at (814) 776-5335 for more information.


Category: Uncategorised
Published: Monday, 20 March 2023
Program Modifications
PA Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CV – FY 2020

Notice is hereby given by the County of Elk that it will hold a Public Hearing on March 30, 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Elk County Courthouse Annex Building, 300 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 in Conference Room #1. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and receive comment on modifications to Elk County’s Community Block Grant Entitlement Program (CDBG) for FY 2020 – CV.

The proposed program modifications are:

• Remove Guardian Angel Shoe Voucher Program
• Remove Guardian Angel PPE and Supplies Program
• Reallocate funds to the Christian Food Bank

There will be no displacement with the proposed project. All projects benefit HUD identified Limited Clientele and low to low-moderate income persons. The County of Elk does not discriminate in regards to race, color, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, religion, familial status, handicap, age, ancestry and use of guide or support animals because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals.

This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify the Elk County Planning Department office 72 hours in advance. Public comment will be accepted until April 10, 2023 at 4 PM at the Elk County Planning Department, 300 Center St, Ridgway, PA 15853, (814) 776-5335.

2023 PHEAA Students Needed

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Published: Wednesday, 08 February 2023

 Department:   Elk County Commissioners Office

Title:               Assistant to the Chief Clerk

 1 Position

 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30AM – 4:00PM

 Organization Point of Contact:

Name:  Patrick E. Straub         

Phone: 814-776-5310

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Job Description:

The Office of the Chief Clerk is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Commissioners’ Office and executing the tasks and directives passed down from the Commissioners. The Chief Clerk works with all county departments, particularly in the areas of personnel and finance. A student would work directly with the Chief Clerk and office staff in carrying out routine office functions, especially as it relates to records retrieval, organizing, processing, and storage. A highly motivated student would have the option of taking on additional roles such as organizing and sitting in on meetings, conducting statistical analyses, and analyzing current and potential county policies.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organization of filing system
  • Scanning of selected files, organizing boxes for storage


Department:   Elk County Tax Assessment Office

Title:               Records Maintenance Technician

 3 Positions

 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30AM – 4:00PM

 Organization Point of Contact:

Name:  Tyler Daniels

Phone: 814-776-5385

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 Job Description:

The Elk County Tax Assessment Office is responsible for identifying and assessing the value of all properties in Elk County using fair and equitable standards.  Property files reflect the most current owners of record, their mailing addresses and updated information on their property cards.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in digitizing property record card information into a Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) System
  • Learn our filing system to be able to retrieve and replace property folders with all proper documents
  • Update files, photos, property cards, and other paperwork
  • Executes daily computer entries
  • Individual must possess excellent written and verbal skills as they may work directly with the public
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel

March 21st Commissioners' Meeting Rescheduled

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Published: Thursday, 02 February 2023

The Elk County Commissioner meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st 2023 at 10am will be cancelled and rescheduled for the following day, Wednesday, March 22nd 2023 at 10am in Conference Room #2 of the Courthouse Annex.

2023 Elk County Board of Commissioners' Meetings

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Published: Tuesday, 27 December 2022

The Elk County Board of Commissioners will hold their regularly scheduled 2023 meetings on dates listed below at 10:00 a.m. in
Conference Room #2 of the Elk County Courthouse Annex. Due to the of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the public is encouraged
to attend and participate virtually through Zoom Conferencing. Residents are encouraged to participate by joining at,
Meeting ID: 880 9487 1749  Password: 969056
or by Audio Only by calling in to (646) 876-9923 using Meeting ID: 880 9487 1749  Password: 969056

Thank you.
Meeting Dates:   

January 3, 2023 January 17, 2023
February 7, 2023 February 21, 2023
March 7, 2023 March 22, 2023 (Wed.)
April 4, 2023 April 18, 2023
May 2, 2023  May 17, 2023
June 6, 2023 June 20, 2023
 July 5, 2023 July 18, 2023
August 1, 2023 August 15, 2023
September 5, 2023 September 19, 2023
October 3, 2023  October 17, 2023
November 8, 2023 November 21, 2023
December 5, 2023  December 19, 2023 


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