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Jefferson Borough
Municipality within Greene County, Pennsylvania


Public Request Contacts: Edward Shipley, Mayor (724-883-4116)
Thersa Knight, President Borough Council (724-883-2774)


PO Box 87, Jefferson, PA 15344
Phone: 724-883-3123 / Fax: 724-883-3044
Monday—Friday

Email: jeffersonboro@yahoo.com
COB Website: jeff-morgcog.org/Jefferson_Boro.html
Jefferson Fire Department: to report a fire dial 911 / for business calls Only: 724-883-3901

Jefferson Borough was settled 1795 and was named for Thomas Jefferson. The borough is in 9th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.

Jefferson Borough Officials: (Updated 1/13/2017 per Relda Litten, Twp. Secretary)
Note: Borough officials run for office in odd years, and organize in even years.
MAYOR: Edward Shipley TAX COLLECTOR:
Merry Dorean — 724-883-3752
(9:00 am - 12:00 noon weekdays)
Email: jmdorean@hotmail.com
SECRETARY: Relda Litten — 724-883-3123 AUDITOR: The Wright Agency
COUNCIL:
Theresa Knight, President — 724-883-2774
Dawn Wood, Vice President
Lance Sahady
Pam Philllips
Jeff Coneybeer
SOLICITOR:
Dennis M. Makel, Esq. — 724-222-7639
98 East Maden Street
Washington, PA 15301
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR: Ralph Eric Burwell
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: jeff-morgcog@jeff-morgcog.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).

  • Organizations:
    • Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department,1483 Jefferson Road, Jefferson 15344 (Phone: 724-883-3901)

  • Parks & Recreation:

  • Area Churches:
    • 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)

  • Cemeteries:
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.

Informative Links: (8/11/2016)

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370


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