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Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District

Jail

Jail

The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.

Belmont

Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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  • Support Help Line

    Are you suffering from anxiety or difficult emotions due to COVID-19?
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  • Contractor Opportunities

    Click here to find a detailed flyer on contractor opportunities.

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  • Route 28 Coridor

    The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is seeking

    input on corridor plan for Route 28.

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  • Kittanning Facade Improvements

    Kittanning Borough Buildings Slated for Facade Improvements.

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  • Rural Valley Blight

    The demolition of a vacant and deteriorated building in Rural Valley Borough

    marks the latest collaborative move by the county, the borough and the state

    to address blighted properties in Armstrong County. Click picture for more

    information.

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  • Winter sports and recreation are back

    Winter sports and recreation are back on track in Armstrong County, after a

    cooling problem at the Belmont Complex threatened to sink the season

    before it ever started.  Click here for more information.

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  • Home Repair Assistance

    For details about home repair assistance and a link to our

    intake application, click on the image above.

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  • Armstrong County Veterans Treatment Court

    Armstrong County Veterans Treatment Court.

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  • Demolition of blighted Leechburg property

    Demolition of the blighted Leechburg property at 125-127 Siberian Avenue

    got underway on Monday, Jan. 7 as part of an agreement between Leechburg

    Borough and the County of Armstrong’s blight remediation efforts.

  • Veteran Court Mentor

    Leave No Veteran Behind! Become a Veteran Court Mentor.

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  • Fair Housing Act

    Have you ever been discriminated against when looking to rent or purchase housing?

    As a recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

    Development (HUD), Armstrong County is responsible to further fair housing. 

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  • Leechburg Blighted Property Demolished
    Leechburg Blighted Property Demolished
    Armstrong County’s blight remediation efforts have targeted two vacant
    properties along Siberian Avenue in Leechburg Borough.
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  • Armstrong County Participates in Rural Blight Panel

    ARMSTRONG COUNTY PARTICIPATES IN RURAL BLIGHT PANEL.

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  • Kittanning From Above

    Kittanning From Above

    Aerial View of Kittanning.

  • Allegheny River in Ford City

    Allegheny River in Ford City

    Aerial view of the Allegheny River in Ford City.

  • Allegheny River in Winter

    Allegheny River in Winter

    Snow along the Allegheny River in Kittanning.

  • Waterfall

    Kittanning Butter Milk Waterfall

    Come visit Armstrong County to see the Kittanning Butter Milk waterfall.

 

Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline
 
The County of Armstrong Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline is operated by the Armstrong County Controller.  The purpose of this hotline is to allow anyone to report in confidence, information regarding any fraud, waste or abuse having to do with County of Armstrong assets.
 
If you think you have knowledge of:
 
•    Suspected theft or misuse of County property or cash
•    False reporting of hours worked
•    Submission of illegitimate vendor invoices
•    Misrepresentation of expense reimbursements
•    Mismanagement of tax dollars
•    Spending in excess of what is reasonable and necessary
•    Violations of the County's purchasing policy
•    Other suspected fraud or abuse
•    Suspicious behavior - Fraud perpetrators often display behavioral traits that serve as
     indicators of possible illegal behavior.  The most commonly cited behavioral red flag was
     "living beyond their apparent means".*
 
*Source: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to the Nation
 
Here's what you should do first:
 
Gather as much information as possible:

1. Area where the Suspected Fraud or Abuse is Occurring:*

2. Name(s) of Person(s) involved:*

3. Nature of the Fraud/Abuse - lying, cheating, stealing, etc.*

4. Date(s) and/or duration of Occurrence(s):*

5. Approximate Dollar Amount/Value Involved:*

6. Do you wish to be contacted?*
Yes
No

Note: If you wish to be contacted, please provide your name, email and phone number. This information is not required to submit a report but will be helpful during the investigation.

Name (Optional):

Email (Optional):

Phone (Optional):


 
Remember:
•   Governments are one of the most commonly victimized industries.*
•   Fraud and abuse are crimes everyone pays for.
•   Significant losses due to fraud could mean increased taxes, decreased employee benefits,
    tighter departmental budgets and less services for our Armstrong County citizens.
•   Though you have the right to remain anonymous, identifying yourself may greatly aid in our
    investigation.
*Source: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Report to the Nation
**Disclaimer: Individuals can choose to submit their tips via phone, mail or the online form.  All methods of submission provide the individual with anonymity, should they choose.  Fraud investigations are opened within 7 days of receiving the tip.  The Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline only applies to Armstrong County governmental assets, monies and resources.  Any other fraudulent activity not related to County of Armstrong activities should be reported to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.
*Indicates a required field