The Mayor of Wilkinsburg is elected every four years. The primary responsibility of the Mayor is oversight of the police department. The Mayor works closely with the Police Chief to ensure that the Police Department is operating efficiently and effectively. The Mayor also attends council meetings, and votes when necessary to break a tie. Our Mayor is an important representative of the community, and often performs ceremonial duties involving the Borough government.
To reach the Mayor's Office, please call (412) 244-2920.
Wilkinsburg Mayor John Thompson is the Borough’s 49th mayor. He has held office since 2006.