Apply to Serve on an Authority, Board or Commission

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Every year positions serving on various Authorities, Boards and Commissions are appointed by Council to assist in the local governance of our community. The following are some of the positions that are up for appointment/reappointment. If you are interested in being considered by Council to serve, please submit a letter of interest, a resume and Application for Appointment by Friday, January 19th at 4:00 p.m. to the Borough Manager. Applications may be mailed to 7600 Evans Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 or sent via email to the Admin Office.

Swissvale Borough has a number of openings for volunteer service positions in 2024:

  • Human Relations Commission - 1 seat for a three-year term.
  • Planning Commission – 2 seats for four-year terms.
  • Recreation Advisory Committee – 2 seats for four-year terms, 1 seat for a two-year terms, and 2 seats for three-year terms. 
  • Shade Tree Advisory Committee - 2 seats for five-year terms. 
  • Zoning Hearing Board – 1 seat for a five-year term.

Please submit all materials by Friday, January 19th, 2023. Council will interview candidates via Zoom at 6:00 p.m. prior to the January 31st Agenda meeting.