Financial relief for over $10 million for renters and business owners within the hospitality industry is headed to Lebanon County.
County commissioners learned Thursday that Lebanon County is slated to receive nearly $8.5 million in rental relief for residents unable to pay their housing bills due to the coronavirus pandemic.
While this week is busy with another storm forecast for Thursday, it appears that the coming weeks and months will continue a weather pattern that’s been present since the fall for Lebanon County — drier-than-normal conditions.
For now, water levels for the City of Lebanon Authority, which provides water to 20,000 customers in central Lebanon County, are at normal levels, according to Jon Beers, Executive Director, City of Lebanon Authority.
The county commissioners learned Thursday how severely the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted both the mental health and physical well being of local residents, with suicides and overdoses both up in 2020.
The Thursday meeting discussed the recent Annville child abuse case, the construction of the 911 Call Center in North Cornwall, and the retirement of county prison warden Robert Karnes.
The Thursday meeting of the Lebanon County Commissioners saw the hiring of Tina Litz to the position of county prison warden.
County commissioners received their first look Thursday at the proposed designs for the county’s new $36.8 million 911 Emergency Services Center to be built in North Cornwall Township.
The Lebanon County Commissioners approved the 2021 budget, which decreased by one-half of a percent over 2020’s budget.
In mentioning that all of the money must be allocated and spent by Dec. 30, County Administrator Jamie Wolgemuth reminded the commissioners that the county has disbursed $9.1 million in grants to Lebanon County businesses in just over 3.5 months.
Lebanon County Commissioners revealed Thursday the tentative 2021 fiscal year budget, which contains no tax increase and a decrease in spending of nearly $500,000.
If First and Safety Patrol’s (FASP) finances were compared to a hospitalized patient’s health, its diagnosis would be in satisfactory but guarded condition.
Approving the election results was one of numerous actions taken Thursday on a loaded agenda during the Lebanon County Commissioners’ biweekly meeting.
Pennsylvania law requires county commissioners to set salaries for their own positions, as well as row offices, prior to the commencement of a position’s respective election year.
The 4th annual Saturday MarketPlace vendor and craft show is the proverbial win-win – for all of Lebanon County.