Welcome to Wilkinsburg

Thank you for visiting the Borough of Wilkinsburg’s web site. Wilkinsburg is a community known for the wonderful spirit of its residents. It’s the same sprit that built this community during the early days of this country. You can feel this spirit as we work to promote unity and further develop our community.

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Our Mayor

Marita Garrett

Wilkinsburg’s Mayor Marita Garrett is the Borough’s 50th Mayor. She was sworn into office in January 2018.

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.

Borough Manager

Donn R. Henderson

Donn R. Henderson is the Borough Manager and started at the Borough in June of 2016. He has been involved in community development at all levels as a Borough Manager in Charleroi, Two Term Township Supervisor in Fallowfield Township and Main Street Manager in Irwin and Charleroi. Donn has served on a variety of volunteer and appointed Boards; Pres. Mon Valley United Way, Pres. Mon Valley Initiative, Washington County Redevelopment Authority, Washington County Tourism, Charleroi Library Board, Lions Club, Community Development Corp. and various other community projects. Currently Donn serves on the Pa. Downtown Center Board.

He is married to Lorrie Henderson and has one son, Ryan.