Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for all fiscal matters within the Borough, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, and debt-related issuance and payments. The Department is located on the third floor of the Borough Building at 605 Ross Avenue, and staff are available Monday through Friday 8:00 am–4:30 pm. David Egler is the Finance Director.

Municipal Service Fees

Municipal service fees cover refuse and recycling collection, and are processed by the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments (TCVCOG). The current annual residential fee is $190 per residential unit; bills are sent in February with a June 30 due date and a penalty is assessed for payments made after the due date.  Contact the TCVCOG at (412) 858-5115 with questions, or to learn about available payment options. The TCVCOG is located at the Monroeville Municipal Building, 2700 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146. When calling or visiting the TVCOG, make sure to have a copy of your bill with the account number and address on it.

Parking Tickets

Parking tickets can be paid in person at the Finance Office during regular business hours by cash, check, money order, or credit card. Payments may also be placed in drop boxes located on the first floor of the Borough building near the Police Department, and on the 3rd floor outside the Finance Department. Be sure to include your ticket or citation number on your check or money order. Questions related to parking fines can be answered at (412) 242-7251.  To dispute a parking ticket, complete a dispute form and return it  to the Finance Department. Your form will be forwarded to the Police Department for review, and then sent to the Magistrate, who will set a hearing date. Note that the Finance Department only processes payments, and cannot forgive or adjust fines.

Wilkinsburg Taxes

Wilkinsburg taxpayers are responsible for the Borough's Property Tax (14 mills), the School District's Property tax (32.63 mills) and Allegheny County's Real Estate tax (5.69 mills). In addition, residents pay Earned Income Taxes (1% of wages) and Business Privilege/Mercantile Taxes, if applicatble.  If you are current with your property taxes, you can direct any questions to Berkheimer Tax Administrator. Delinquent Property taxes, delinquent Municipal Services Fees and liens are handled by MBM Collections, LLC. Earned Income Tax and Local Services Tax ($52 per year, subject to income limits) are collected by Keystone Collections Group. Contact information for all these entities is available on the Tax Questions page.

Announcements
Constituent & Community Relations Meeting

The Constituent and Community relations meeting for today, 2/9/2017, at 10am has been cancelled due to the weather.

Posted: 2/9/2017
Community Calendar

Our website is currently under construction. If you're looking for meeting dates, they will be up within the next few days. If you need meeting dates any sooner, feel free to call the borough main office at 412-244-2900.

Posted: 2/2/2017
Municipal Service Fee (Refuse Pickup)

FYI - Municipal Service Fee statements will be mailed out soon. The fee for 2017 will be $200.

Posted: 2/2/2017
Public Forum for Wilkinsburg Gateway Sign

A public forum to share the finalist designs for the new Wilkinsburg Gateway sign will be held on Thursday, February 16th at 6PM in the 2nd floor Council Chambers at the Borough Building. All are welcome.

Posted: 2/1/2017
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Please be advised- The Borough Offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

Posted: 1/13/2017
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Community Calendar
1/26/2017
Special Events Committee

6:30 PM - Council Chambers

1/25/2017
Shade Tree Committee

6:30 PM - Council Chambers

1/25/2017
Blight Committee

5:30 PM - 1st Floor Conference Room

1/25/2017
Capital Planning Committee

7:00 PM - Council Chambers

1/23/2017
Joint Tax Committee

5:30 PM - Council Chambers

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Wilkinsburg Borough Building • 605 Ross Avenue, Wilkinsburg PA 15221 • (412) 244-2900