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Wilkinsburg Merger

What’s next,
Let’s decide together.

Wilkinsburg residents have the opportunity to get a referendum on the ballot to decide whether we merge with the City of Pittsburgh. This website was created by Wilkinsburg residents to provide information and share opportunities for discussion as we approach this important decision.

2/2/22 Merger Update: Pittsburgh City Council, County Executive, WCDC Collaborate to Ensure Wilkinsburg Residents Can Vote For Their Future

1/5/22 Wilkinsburg Merger Analysis Committee Meeting – Presentation Slides

12/8/21 Wilkinsburg Merger Analysis Committee Meeting – Presentation Slides

Why consider a merger?

Choose a topic below to learn more about how a merger might affect Wilkinsburg.

How will our community values be reflected in a merger?

If you were voting tomorrow, how would you vote about Wilkinsburg merging with the City of Pittsburgh?
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Learn more about the work that’s been done so far. Ask hard questions. Join our working Merger Analysis Committee, or pitch in with one of the working subcommittees.

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Sharing our perspectives—and listening to others— will help us make the best decision for our community. Attend a meeting to learn more and discuss with your neighbors.

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The people of Wilkinsburg will ultimately decide whether we move forward with a merger. It’s up to us to choose what’s best for our community—and for our future.

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