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Carbon County is under the administration of County Commissioners Tom J. Gerhard, William J. O'Gurek, and Wayne E. Nothstein, Chairman. The three County Commissioners constitute the chief governing body of the County. Statutory authority of the Commissioners is primarily of an administrative nature with legislative and policy-making powers.

The County Commissioners are vested with selective policy-making authority to provide certain local services and facilities on a County-wide basis. Administrative powers and duties of the County Commissioners encompass registration and election, assessment of persons and property, human services, veteran's officers, appointment of county personnel and fiscal management.

One of the duties of the County Commissioners, according to Judicial Code is to provide accommodations, supporting facilities and services for the Courts. All funding for the Courts except the salaries of the Judges, the Court Administrator and two Deputy Court Administrators is provided by the County.

Commissioners

Tom J. Gerhard
Wayne E. Nothstein
William J. O'Gurek

Phone: (570) 325-3611
Fax: (570) 325-3622
E-Mail: cccommis@ptd.net

Address
Carbon County Commissioners
P. O. Box 129
Jim Thorpe, Pa. 18229

   

Meetings

 

Notice is hereby given that the regular meetings of the Carbon County Board of Commissioners for the year 2013 will be held every Thursday at 10:30 A.M., prevailing time, in Commissioners' Conference Room #1, Third Floor, Court House Annex, Jim Thorpe, PA, commencing Thursday, January 17, 2013, with the following exceptions:

July 4th, 2013 - Independence Day; November 28th, 2013 - Thanksgiving

Meeting of the Carbon County Salary Board for the year 2013 will be held on the first Thursday of each month following the Commissioners' regular meeting in the Commissioners' Conference Room #1, Third Floor, Court House Annex, Jim Thorpe, PA, commencing on February 7th, 2013 with the exception of the July meeting which will be held on July 11th, 2013.

Meetings of the Carbon County Election Board for the year 2013 will be held on the second Thursday of each month following the Commissioners' regular meeting commencing February 14, 2013.

Meetings of the Carbon County Retirement Board for the year 2013 will be held on the third Thursday of each month, immediately following the Commissioners’ regular meeting in the Commissioners’ Conference Room #1, Third Floor, Court House Annex, Jim Thorpe, PA commencing on January 17, 2013.

Meetings of the Carbon County Prison Board for the year 2013 will be held on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 1:00 PM at the Carbon County Correctional Facility, 331 Broad Street, Nesquehoning, PA, commencing on January 16, 2013 with the exception of the November meeting which will be held November 13th, 2013.

Meetings are barrier-free. Requests for special accommodations should be directed to the County Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (570) 325-3611.

Legal holidays:

Notice is hereby given that the Carbon County Court House Complex will be closed on the following dates for the year 2012 in observance of legal holidays

 

 

 

2013

January 1

New Year's Day

February 18

Presidents’ Day

March 29

Good Friday

May 27

Memorial Day (observed)

July 4

Independence Day

September 2

Labor Day

October 14

Columbus Day (observed)

November 11

Veterans Day

November 28

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 25

Christmas Day


Postings

 

Carbon County Chemical Spraying Ordinance (in PDF format)

 

Letter to Governor on Chemical Spraying (in PDF format)


Letter to Counties on Chemical Spraying (in PDF format)

 
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