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.
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
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Pro-annexation folks file signatures collected over a three-month period for a process that was repealed before the effort began.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