A group seeking the annexation of Wilkinsburg with the City of Pittsburgh filed a petition seeking review by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on August 14, 2023.
Our coverage of news media stories about the annexation
Several candidates Wilkinsburg Future is supporting for the government study commission spoke at a press conference on Tuesday, October 11 at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building. The key takeaway was the need for publicly accountable research.… Read More »Government Study Commission candidates hold press conference
Pro-annexation folks file signatures collected over a three-month period for a process that was repealed before the effort began.
Pittsburgh City Council members Dan Lavelle and Bobby Wilson hosted a hearing on Thursday, May 19. Wilkinsburg Future members present reported that the event was sparsely attended. The sole speaker in favor of annexation was… Read More »Wilkinsburgers against annexation in majority at yet another Pittsburgh City Council hearing
11 of the 17 speakers at an April 14 Pittsburgh City Council hearing on Wilkinsburg annexation opposed the council approving future petitions that would send annexation to a public referendum. Most identified themselves as Wilkinsburg… Read More »Overwhelming opposition to annexation at April hearing
Pittsburgh City Council voted 7-2 along the same lines as the standing committee vote last week to reject the Wilkinsburg annexation petition filed in court case GD-21-014817. This ends the process for the petitions submitted… Read More »City Council rejects Wilkinsburg annexation, for now
In a standing committee meeting today, Pittsburgh City Council voted to disapprove of the annexation by approving the ordinance that disapproves the petitions in Allegheny County courts case GD-21-014817. This all but ends the current… Read More »City Council disapproves annexation in 7-2 vote
TribLive is reporting that Pittsburgh City Council President Kail-Smith introduced legislation that would end the municipal annexation effort through the council officially voting against it. The gist reflects one of the core ideas that Wilkinsburg… Read More »TribLive: City Council poised to deny annexation