Winter Storm News for March 21

  • All Mercer County Government Offices will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018 because of severe weather. All branches of the Mercer County Library System, the Mercer County Board of Social Services, the Mercer County Park Commission, Mercer County Clerk, Mercer County Surrogate, and the Mercer County administration building will be closed. Senior Nutrition Sites, One-Stop Career Center and County Connection will be closed.  The Mercer County Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the storm, and whenever possible, please stay off the roads so that county, local and state plows can clear the roads and get you back on track.
  • Mercer County Community College will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All day and evening classes, activities and events will be cancelled. Normal operations will resume on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The College will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide necessary updates at
  • Mercer County Fire Academy & Mercer County Community College will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Open Government

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Open government is the governing doctrine which holds that citizens have the right to access the documents and proceedings of the government to allow for effective public oversight. Mercer County fully supports transparency, public participation and collaborative improvements that promote efficiency and effectiveness in government. Through the enactment of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), citizens are now given greater access to all records at the state, county and local levels, and real-time data readily available to the public.

In addition, Mercer County readily provides immediate access to a variety of documents on this website. These documents include: