Whitaker Borough


Vacant Property Recovery Program

Program Description


Job Announcement

Opening Position of Police Patrol Officer





Minority Population


Total Housing Units


Percent Vacant


Median Household Income


Per Capita Income


Individuals Below Poverty Level




More detailed municipal profiles are available from the US Census. 


Municipal Staff and Officials


Jean Warren, RDM, Inc.

Borough Secretary

Whitaker Borough

1001 Ardmore Blvd.

Pittsburgh, PA  15221

412-462-8940 (phone)

412-243-1652 (fax)


Emergency (Police or Fire)



Police Dept. (Non-Emergency



Fire Dept (Non-Emergency)


Real Estate Taxes (Current)



David Sabol


Mike Bogesdorfer

Council President

David Funk

Council Vice President

Albert Race

Council Member

Jack Esken

Council Member

Edward Morrissey

Council Member

Richard C. Lassige

Council Member

Robert Asson, Sr.

Council Member



George Janocsko


Glenn Engineering

Emergency Coordinator

Leonard Hilligsberg





The Whitaker family emigrated from Maryland and settled on an 800-acre farm overlooking the Monongahela River in approximately 1785, but left the area before the Civil War.  After the Civil War, A. S. Gearing of Pittsburgh bought much of the farm and broke it down into lots.  At a town meeting in 1889, residents cast 2 votes to name the borough Gearington, 3 votes for Green Brier and 27 for Whitaker.  On January 4, 1904, the borough was granted a charter and approximately 1 month later the first borough government was elected.


The Borough of Whitaker is located in the Steel Valley region of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, approximately 7 miles from the “Point” at Pittsburgh.  It is a small community of .7 square miles nestled between Munhall and West Mifflin boroughs.


General Information

Millage Rate               9.00376 (2013)


Council Meetings       2nd Wednesday of the Month at 7:30pm at 124 Grant Street, Whitaker


School District           West Mifflin


No Lien Letters         - Borough of Whitaker

o   for Current and Delinquent (10/2012 to Current) Sewage ($10)

o   for Dye Test ($25)

o   for Occupancy Permit ($50)

-          Borough Real Estate

o   Patricia Pasquantonio – 412-464-1199


-          Jordan Tax Service 412-835-5243 x23

o   for Delinquent Sewage (prior to 10/2012), Borough Real Estate, or Garbage

-          McGrail and Rancunas

o   for Delinquent School Real Estate


Water Service            Pennsylvania American Water Company

Sewage Service          ALCOSAN (billed by PAMS)

Electric Service          Duquesne Light

Gas Service                Equitable Gas

Cable                          Comcast & Verizon



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