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Mercer County Reassessment
Posted August 2, 2023
Making use of the latest mass appraisal technology & proprietary software applications, Tyler Technologies has been contracted to employ uniform standards of mass appraisal practices by collecting exterior property characteristics and use this information along with legacy records, location and recent sales data, to support fair and equitable valuation of real property for Mercer County.
Opioid Settlement Announcement
Posted March 3, 2023
The Mercer County Board of Commissioners is announcing that the Opioid Abatement application is now available. All proposals must meet the requirements of Exhibit E of the Opioid Settlement Fund in order to be considered for funding: Exhibit-E-Final-Distributor-Settlement-Agreement-8-11-21.pdf (attorneygeneral.gov). Please complete the attached application and include the amount of funding being requested. Inquiries can be directed to Tracy Bornick, SCA Administrator at the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, Inc. at 724-662-1550 or to the Commissioners’ Office at 724-662-7531.
There are currently 4 available positions with the County:
Click here to View Job Opportunities
Veterans ID Discount Program
The Mercer County Recorder of Deeds and the Director of Veterans Affairs are proud to announce “Operation Veteran Appreciation” Veterans ID Discount Program. The program provides a photo ID card to Mercer County veterans who have recorded their US Military Discharge with the Recorder of Deeds office, and active members of the military, free of charge.
Please apply in the Recorder of Deeds office Monday thru Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM (excluding holidays).
Click here to visit the Veterans ID Discount Program Website
Agendas and Minutes
View documents related to public meetings and stay up-to-date.Go to Public Meeting Page
Request records and correspondence using a Right-to-Know form.Go to Open Records homepage
Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy
A new Courthouse Grounds Policy has been adopted by the Board of Commissioners and is meant to provide equal access, to protect sensitive areas, and to respect the nature of the Courthouse and its grounds.Read the Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy Courthouse Grounds Application for Use
Filing Information for Unrepresented Parties
Forms for filing a Complaint for Custody, Divorce or other Family Law mattersClick here for more information
Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights
The Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights grants certain legal rights to taxpayers, and imposes obligations on taxing authorities to ensure that equity and fairness guide local governments in the collection of taxes.Click here for more information
Veterans ID Discount Program
Veterans ID Discount Program provides a photo ID card to Mercer County veterans who have recorded their US Military Discharge with the Recorder of Deeds office as well as members of the military who are currently serving our country and have a current military ID. This photo identification card is provided free of charge.Click here for more information
PA 2-1-1 Southwest
PA 2-1-1 Southwest is a resource for finding health and human services for everyday needs and in crisis situations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. By calling 2-1-1 or 888-553-5778, callers gain free confidential access to programs and services that can help improve the quality of their lives.Click here for more information
Fair Housing Resources
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.Click here for more information
Mercer County Commissioners
Timothy M. McGonigle
NEWS AND EVENTS
February 1 - February 29
Posted July 29, 2022
Mercer County is a sponsor and participant in the 250 PA celebration. Join us as we celebrate Pennsylvania's leading role in the commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the United States in 2026.
SkyWarn Storm Spotter Training
April 17, 2024
Department of Public Safety
205 S Erie Street, Mercer, PA 16137
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Want to learn more about severe storms and flooding? Join us for a fun free Storm Spotter Class!
Pre-registration is requested by April 15, 2024.
Contact Deb Hartley at 724-662-6100 ext. 2440 or by email
Hard-to-Recycle Collection Events
2nd Tuesday of Each Month
9 AM - 1 PM
The Lawrence-Mercer Recycling/Solid Waste Department offers a program for the collection
of select hard-to-recycle items. Collection days are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 9 AM to 1 PM, and transition between locations in Mercer and Lawrence counties. This makes the program accessible to as many people as possible.
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Spotted Lanternfly - Call to Action
Posted April 8, 2022
Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF feeds on the plant sap of many different plants including grapevines, maples, black walnut, and other important plants in PA. If you see SLF, help us stop it in its tracks! To report a sighting, use our reporting tool below or call our hotline at 1-888-422-3359.
PA 2-1-1 Southwest
Posted December 15, 2020
PA 2-1-1 Southwest is part of the national 2-1-1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services– for everyday needs and in crisis situations. Search our vast database of services and providers to find the help you need today.
Posted January 7, 2020
The Mercer County Recorder is now offering a free 24/7 service that better protects residents from potential property and mortgage fraud.
Here’s how to register for PropertyCheck:
1. Sign up at the following address:
2. Select how to receive notifications—via text or email.
3. Type in the property owner’s name for whom you wish to monitor—as the name appears on the official document.
PropertyCheck will now automatically alert you of any recordings regarding the property you specified.