Council Meetings and Committees

Borough Council

Council meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in council chambers (see calendar for schedule; dates are subject to change). 

Other regularly scheduled council committee meetings occur on the first Tuesday and Thursday of each month (see calendar for schedule; dates are subject to change)

Borough Property, Public Works, Public Safety and Operations and Policy
First meeting day of each month (may be first Tuesday or first Thursday depending on which of the two occurs first in the month)

Finance, Planning and Zoning and Committee of the Whole
Second meeting day of each month (may be first Tuesday or first Thursday depending on which of the two occurs second in the month)

Other Committees Appointed by Council

The borough seeks volunteers to serve on committees & boards
Most terms begin on March 1 and vary in length from 2 to 5 years. However, vacancies may open throughout the year and volunteers are always welcome and needed. Requirements to apply for most: must be a borough resident and submit a letter of interest and a resume or bio to the office. A list of committees and boards follows. Contact the office for information or check the calendar for schedules and attend a meeting.

Bird & Wildlife Committee
Civil Service Commission
Board of Appeals (UCC – Building Code)
Environmental Advisory Council
Neighborhood Crime Resistance Committee
Planning Commission
Recreation Board
Tree and Shrub Committee
Zoning Hearing Board
The Community Development Corporation (CDC) handles appointments to its board. Also, one resident is selected by council to serve on the board for the Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority. 

Call the borough for dates and times of board and committee meetings and for further information on volunteering.