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 resume and Application for Appointment by Friday, January 13th to the Borough Manager. Applications may be mailed to 7560 Roslyn Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 or sent via email to the Admin Office.

Swissvale Borough has a number of openings for volunteer service positions in 2023:

  • Civil Service Commission – 1 seat for a six-year term.
  • Planning Commission – 2 seat for a four-year term.
  • Recreation Advisory Committee – 2 seats for four-year terms and one seat for a three-year term.
  • Shade Tree Advisory Committee - 2 seats for five-year terms. 
  • Steel Valley Authority - 1 seat for a five-year term. 
  • Water Authority Board - 1 seat for a five-year term.
  • Zoning Hearing Board – 1 seat for a five-year term.

Please submit all materials by Friday, January 13, 2023. Council will interview candidates at the January 25th Agenda meeting.