Related Links & Contacts

Related Links & Contacts
There are many agencies and groups at the local, state, and federal level which provide a wide array of economic development services to business and industry. Some programs are used by local businesses with some degree of frequency; while others are used only on rare occasions.  The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is the primary agency providing economic development resources at the state level. Information on their programs is available at www.newPA.com .

The McKean County EDO works closely with other community and economic development agencies. This coordinated approach often results in services being delivered in a more efficient manor. Agencies and organizations (including contact information) that provide specialized economic development and community development services to businesses and municipalities located in McKean County include the following:

LOAN PROGRAMS 

OECD of the City of Bradford
P.O. Box 490
Bradford, PA   16701
Contact:  Debbie Huston – 814-368-7170 (Ext.17)


Mckean County Redevelopment Authority
410 E. Water Street
Smethport, PA  16749
Sherri Geary - 814-887-3107
Tammy Emerson - 814-887-5563    
 

North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
651 Montmorenci Road
Ridgway, PA  15853
Pat Brennen – 1-800-242-5872


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT/JOB TRAINING

Continuing Education & Regional Development - University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Executive Director of Continuing Education & Regional Development
Contact: Raymond Geary - 1-814-362-5198    

PA Career Link

40 Davis Street
Bradford, PA  16701
Contact: Terry S. Cole - 1-814-363-9100 ext. 13


Potter County Education Council - Port Allegany Office
219 Edison Bates Drive
Port Allegany, PA   16743
Contact: Bob Veilleux – 1-814-545-1333  


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PENNTAP) - Penn State Erie
– The Behrend College

Station Road
Erie, PA   16563-1201
Contact: Jay Schenk – 1-814-898-6046 

Northwest Industrial Resource Center
1735 Treasure Lake
Dubois, PA  15801
Contact: Gene Samanka – 1-814-590-1219


GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT

North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
651 Montmorenci Road
Ridgway, PA   15853
Contact: Bob Imhof – 1-800-242-5872


BUSINESS PLAN PREPARATION

Clarion University - Small Business Development Center

330 North Point Dr
Suite 100
Clarion, PA   16214-1232
1-817-292-1843
Contact: Amy J. Keth

ZONING/LAND DEVELOPMENT 

McKean County Planning Commission
17137 Route 6
Smethport, PA   16749
Contact: Jeremy Morey– 1-814-887-2754

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 

OECD of the City of Bradford
P.O. Box 490
Bradford, PA   16701
Contact: Sara Andrews – 1-814-368-7170 (Ext. 13)

McKean County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
P.O. Box 3366
410 East Water Street
Smethport, PA   16749
Contact: Tammy Emerson – 1-814-887-5563

RELATED LINKS/CONTACTS 

AGRICULTURE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS

LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP CONTACTS 

MCKEAN COUNTY MULTI-LIST

Mckean County Destination Marketing Organization

LOCAL REAL ESTATE AGENCIES 

PERMITS

 

RECREATION AND TOURISM

 

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION 

North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
651 Montmorenci Road
Ridgeway, PA  15853
814-773-3162