From the day it was first established on June 31, 1839, Clinton County Government has accepted steadily increasing responsibilities that today cover a full gamut of human services, court services, emergency services, planning, and information services. Clinton County has a vital role of supporting it's 29 municipal governments, and sponsors numerous infrastructure- and service-related boards and authorities. It strives to keep up with political, cultural, and technological innovation to meet the ever-changing needs of its residents.
As an active member of numerous statewide and multi-county organizations, Clinton County takes a regional approach to government. It gains from and contributes to the wide knowledge base of organizations like the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, the SEDA-Council of Governments, the Clinton County Economic Partnership, the Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team, and its Community Action Agency, STEP, Inc.
Clinton County invites everyone to get involved in your local government. The commissioners meet every Thursday at 10:00 am and commissioner work sessions are held every Monday morning. All meetings, with the exception of personnel issues, are open to the public.