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.
Voting & Process
Posts about the annexation process itself, as determined by law or by those supporting or opposing it.
WF and engaged residents obtained the annexation petition filing complete with signatures and completed its initial review of the purported 1,243 signatures collected from early July 2022 until late September 2022. The result? The number… Read More »Annexation signature collector data reflects disconnection
Pro-annexation folks file signatures collected over a three-month period for a process that was repealed before the effort began.
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
More than 10% of Wilkinsburg registered voters could be disenfranchised if any annexation referendum ballot question is placed on any primary election ballot, including the May 2022 primary election. Any annexation referendum should be on… Read More »A Referendum on the 2022 Primary Ballot Could Disenfranchise 10% of Active Wilkinsburg Voters
Wilkinsburg Council Rejects Efforts To Merge With City; Calls On Community Development Corporation To Cease And Desist.
Read the original article here Despite this, the WCDC continues to carry on as if that organization represents all the people of Wilkinsburg. The WCDC intends to meet with elected Pittsburgh City council members to… Read More »Wilkinsburg Council Rejects Efforts To Merge With City; Calls On Community Development Corporation To Cease And Desist.