Elk County 2022 General Election Results

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Published: Monday, 16 May 2022

NOTICE: First, Act 88 requires each county that receives grant funding to announce and post on its publicly accessible website no later than 12:01 a.m. on the day after Election Day the unofficial number of absentee and mail-in ballots received for the election by the 8:00 p.m. statutory deadline for voters to return their voted ballots.
Absentee Mail In Ballots Report Summary

UnOfficial General Election Results (Media Report):
November 8, 2022

UnOfficial General Election Results (Precinct Report):
November 8, 2022

2022 Elk County Board of Commissioners' Meetings

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Published: Tuesday, 02 February 2021

The Elk County Board of Commissioners will hold their regularly scheduled 2022 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: 853 0468 0337  Password: 044P88 
or by Audio Only by calling in to (646) 876-9923 using Meeting ID: 853 0468 0337  Password: 044P88

Thank you.

Meeting Dates:   

January 4, 2022 January 18, 2022
February 1, 2022 February 15, 2022
March 1, 2022 March 15, 2022
April 5, 2022 April 20, 2022
May 3, 2022  May 18, 2022 
June 7, 2022 June 21, 2022 
 July 5, 2022 July 19, 2022
August 2, 2022 August 10, 2022 (at the Elk County Fair Grounds)
September 6, 2022 September 20, 2022
October 4, 2022 (at the Elk Visitor's Center) October 18, 2022
November 1, 2022 November 15, 2022
December 6, 2022  December 20, 2022

Elk County/Ridgway Borough Fair Housing PSA

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Published: Tuesday, 06 September 2022
Please check out this Fair Housing PSA Video from the County of Elk and Borough of Ridgway.  A big thank you to Logan Abbey for volunteering his time and sharing his talent of acting with us in the creation of the 2022 annual Fair Housing outreach project.
The County of Elk and the Borough of Ridgway, Pennsylvania, abide by the Federal Fair Housing Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), Familial Status, and Disability.  The Pennsylvania Human Relation Act adds the additional protected classes of age, ancestry and the 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.  If you believe that you have been discriminated against for any of these reasons when in search of housing, you can file a complaint with the Elk County Fair Housing Officer, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

The designated Fair Housing Officer for the County of Elk and Ridgway Borough is:

Kathy McClelland

Elk County Planning Department

300 Center Street, PO Box 448

Ridgway, PA 15853

(814) 776-5335


Click on the link below to read the 2022 Elk County and Borough of Ridgway Fair Housing Resolution.


Elk County Act 13 Program

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Published: Thursday, 27 January 2022
The Elk County Commissioners have established a REIMBURSABLE grant program through the Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee for project activities within Elk County.  Applicants that are eligible include municipal governing bodies, 501© non-profit organizations and municipal authorities.  This grant is an open application which is due by  February 28th and August 31st each year.  In the event that the deadline falls on a weekend, the previous Friday will be the due date.  Grant requests must be a minimum of $1,000 up to the maximum amount of $10,000. Grant award recipients will receive notification by letter that will include a cooperation agreement with the Count of Elk confirming their understanding of the Elk County Act 13 Program Guidelines.  In order to be reimbursed, all grant recipients will be expected to submit a grant close-out report that will include copies of invoices that were used in accordance with the grant requirements, copies of cancelled checks used to pay invoices and photographs where applicable in order to receive their grant reimbursement.  Grant applications are available online at www.countyofelkpa.com or you may contact the Planning Dept. for further information at 814-776-5335.Click here for the Elk County Act 13 Grant Application


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