Jefferson Borough Officials: (Updated 1/30/2018 per Elections Office)
Note: Borough officials run for office in odd years, and organize in even years.
MAYOR: Joshua Forman
TAX COLLECTOR: Kim Coles
SECRETARY: Relda Litten 724-883-3123
AUDITOR: The Wright Agency
COUNCIL: Theresa M. Knight Pam Philllips Dawn Wood Lance Sahady Jeffrey A. Coneybeer
SOLICITOR: Dennis M. Makel, Esq. 724-222-7639 98 East Maden Street Washington, PA 15301
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR: Joseph Petek
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Mark Gordon
SEWAGE: 100% public sewage
Scheduled Meeting Dates: 1st Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Jefferson American Legion Building.
Board Meeting Minutes: Available at the borough office by calling 724-883-3123.
Borough Permits: All borough permits are issued by Frank Monack 724-322-2166.
Borough Ordinances: Available at the borough office by calling 724-883-3123.
Municipal Lien Letter: $25, by Merry Dorean (who charges $25 for a Tax Certification Letter).
Need to file a complaint in Jefferson Borough? click here for Complaint Form.
More about Jefferson Borough:
Children living within within Jefferson Borough attend schools within the Jefferson-Morgan School District (Jefferson-Morgan Elementary and High School).
Voting Precinct for Jefferson Borough: is located in the Jefferson Fire Department Building at 1483 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344
(VFD Phone: 724-883-3901). For more information, go to: Polling Precincts or contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.
Jefferson Borough Coordinance: Latitude: 39.930322, Longitude: -80.058993. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²), all land.
Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds.
Click here for deed transfers recorded within Jefferson Borough of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Comprehensive Plan: the Jefferson Borough multi-municipal Comprehensive Plan is available and can be viewed at the township office.
Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments (JMRCOG):
Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments (JMRCOG): was created in 2004 and includes Jefferson Township, Morgan Township, Clarksville Borough, Jefferson Borough and Rices Landing Borough. The council was created to allow the municipalities to purchase equipment and materials at a lower cost as well as pull their resources in times of need.
Click here for the Morgan Township JMRCOG information (JMRCOG address: P.O. Box 3 Mather, PA 15346 / Phone: 724-883-2150 / Fax: 724-883-3044 and/or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Effective August 12, 2008, the Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments enacted a new Multi-Municipal zoning ordinance. The ordinance covers Jefferson Township, Jefferson Borough, Morgan Township, and Clarksville Borough. Rices Landing Borough has it's own ordinance.
Click here for the Jefferson Morgan Multi-Municipal Zoning Ordinance document.
The JMRCOG meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., at the Morgan Township Municipal Office Building located at 1019 Third Street Extension, Mather, PA 15346.
Notable Interests within Jefferson Borough::
The historical properties:
John Rex Farm (National Register of Historic Places in the Nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation).
Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department,1483 Jefferson Road, Jefferson 15344 (Phone: 724-883-3901)
Parks & Recreation:
Bethlehem United Methodist Church
Christ UCC Church
Jefferson Baptist Church
Jefferson Church of the Nazarene
Jefferson Presbyterian Church
Little Zion Baptist Church
Trinity Lutheran Church
Funeral Home: Behm Funeral Home at 1477 Jefferson Road (Route 188), Jefferson, PA 15344 (Phone: 724-883-2506)
Pennsylvania Local Government:
(Information Source: wikipedia.org (Wikipedia, the Free Online Encyclopedia))
Local government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public.
Jefferson Borough is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States; its population was 337 at the 2000 census.
Watersheds: Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).
A watershed is an area of land that drains into a lake or river. As rainwater and melting snow run downhill, they carry sediment and other materials into our streams, lakes, wetlands and groundwater (Source www.dep.pa.gov)
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Codes for states, counties, and named populated places; are a standardized set of numeric or alphabetic codes issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. The entities covered include: states and statistically equivalent entities, counties and statistically equivalent entities, named populated and related location entities (such as, places and county subdivisions), and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
To search for cemeteries, villages and other features within Greene County, visit the USGS Geographical Names Information System (GNIS) to determine what 7.5' topographic map(s) depict specific geographic features.