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Information Line: 412.884.0505, ext. 1

An information line is available for the convenience of Borough residents. Residents can get information about Garbage Collection, Meeting Dates and other current events.

The line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You can also Email: info@whitehallboro.org

Residents are welcome to attend all public meetings of Whitehall Council, the Boards and the Commissions. All meetings are held in the Borough Building.

  • Council - 8:00 p.m., 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Planning Commission - 7:30 p.m., 1st Thursday of each month
  • Zoning Hearing Board - 7:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday each month
  • Recreation Board - 7:00 p.m., 2nd Monday each month
  • Library Board - 7:00 p.m., 2nd Wednesday each month
  • Civil Service Commission and the UCC Appeals Board meet as needed; times and dates will be announced.

Whitehall Borough Complex
100 Borough Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 


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Borough of Whitehall - Resolution No. 852

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF WHITEHALL, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DESIGNATING AN OPEN RECORDS OFFICER, ADOPTING A PUBLIC RECORDS POLICY AND PROVIDING FOR THE POSTING OF INFORMATION PERTAINING TO REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC RECORDS AT THE BOROUGH MUNICIPAL BUILDING AND ON THE BOROUGH'S WEB SITE AS REQUIRED BY PENNSYLVANIA'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAW

 

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has amended Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law, newly codified at 65 P.S. §§ 67.101 et seq., with the relevant amendments to take effect January 1, 2009; and

WHEREAS, as a result of said amendments, the Borough of Whitehall is required to designate an Open Records Officer who shall be responsible to receive and respond to requests for public records, among other duties as set forth under the new law; and

WHEREAS, the Borough is also required to post certain information pertaining to the new Right-to-Know Law at the Borough Municipal Building and on the Borough's official web site; and

WHEREAS, the Council of the Borough of Whitehall desires to appoint an Open Records Officer, to adopt a Public Records Policy and to comply with the other requirements of the new Right-to-Know Law.

THEREFORE, IT IS RESOLVED as follows:

  1. The Council of the Borough of Whitehall hereby designates the Borough Manager as the Open Records Officer of the Borough of Whitehall, who shall fulfill all of the duties set forth under Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law, as amended, 65 P.S. §§ 67.101 et seq.
  2. On or before January 1, 2009, the following information shall be posted at the Municipal Building of the Borough of Whitehall, at a place open and visible to the public, and shall also be posted on the Borough of Whitehall's official web site:  http://www.whitehallboro.org:
    1. Contact information for the Open Records Officer.
    2. Contact information for the Office of Open Records or other applicable appeals officer.
    3. A form which may be used to file a request for public records.
    4. Any regulations, policies and procedures of the Borough of Whitehall relating to the Right-to-Know Law.
  3. The Council of the Borough of Whitehall hereby adopts a Public Records Policy in the form attached hereto for the purpose of receiving and responding to requests for records made pursuant to Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law.

Upon Motion, duly made and seconded, this Resolution is passed this 17th day of December, 2008.

James E. Leventry - Borough Manager

James F. Nowalk - Mayor

James NowalkJim has twenty-seven years experience as an elected municipal official serving ten years on council and seventeen years as Mayor in Whitehall Borough.

His interest in politics began when he was a government major at the University of Notre Dame and continued through Duquesne Law School.

Jim’s first job was with Allegheny County where he served for seven years as an Assistant County Solicitor and then three years as the Executive Director of the County’s four nursing homes.

Jim has been a member of the Executive Board of the Pennsylvania State Mayor’s Association for sixteen years serving as President for four years and the Board Member responsible for the education portion of the Annual Conference for the past thirteen years.

Ryan grew up in Whitehall and attended Baldwin High School. He lives with his wife, Dr. Julia Barton, and their Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Sammy, on Prospect Road. 

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and is the Government Affairs Director for the REALTORS Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (RAMP).

Newly elected in 2014, Ryan brings a vast knowledge of tax, energy, housing and economic policies to council. He has worked on these issues for the past 10 years on the local, state and federal levels.

Growing up right here in Whitehall, Ryan understands the needs of our community and will continue to work to keep Whitehall the model community for all of Pittsburgh.

Ryan is the Chairman of the Recreation Committee and serves on both the Public Works and Planning and Zoning Committees. He is also the Borough’s representative for Economic Development South (EDS).

Contact Info:
Phone: 412-980-9629
Email: rbarton.whitehallcouncil@gmail.com

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Harold Berkoben Harold resides at 100 White Hampton Lane with his wife Joann, a retired teacher from Baldwin High School. Their son, Michael, resides in North Carolina.

Harold is a combat veteran of the Korean War and a graduate of Geneva College. He has been on Council for twelve years, serving two terms as President.

Harold has represented Whitehall and Council as the Director of the South Hills Council of Governments for ten years. He was President of this organization in 2006. He has been President of the Streets Run Watershed since its founding in 2001. Harold, like all members of Council, takes pride in representing the residents of Whitehall.

We continuously strive to maintain and advance the Borough’s hallmark as a stable, service-oriented and financially secure and safe community.

Linda BookLinda is a
4th term councilwoman.

Linda is a 1974 graduate of Baldwin High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1974-1976.

Linda attended Point Park College majoring in Journalism - Communications with a minor in Political Science.

As a veteran, Linda takes great pride in coordinating the Borough's annual Memorial Day Ceremony she initiated in 2004, and in 2005 Linda initiated Whitehall Borough’s Annual Veterans Day Ceremony.

In 2002, Linda initiated the highly successful LEARN Bus Program with the assistance of the Friends of the Whitehall Library which benefits all residents of the Borough with numerous educational awards and grant monies following.

Linda serves as a tutor for the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council and for the past 9 years serves on the Board of the Friends of the Whitehall Library.

Linda is employed as a Legal Assistant at Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch, LLC in Pittsburgh.

A has been a lifelong resident of Whitehall, except when serving in Europe with the United States Army Signal Corps.

Contact Info:

Phone Numbers:
412-576-6768
412-355-2615

Email:
lbook5200@yahoo.com
lbook@kwbhlaw.com

Kathy DePuyHello, I am Kathy DePuy and here is a little bio of me:

 

 

  • 2010 Council President
  • 2011 Allegheny County Boroughs Association President
  • Director of the State Boroughs Association
  • Graduate of CMU and Baldwin High
  • Retired South Park High business teacher
  • Wife of Meade DePuy for 45 years
  • Mother of Jane Borman, husband John
  • Grandmother of Scott and Zach Borman

Philip Lahr

Philip Lahr, a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, has worked in the graphic arts field for over forty-five years. Phil was employed by American Institutes for Research and Applied Science, both psychological research companies. He was co-owner of Super Print, advertising and printing company.

Phil is a four term council member and past President. Over the years, he has been able to acquire grant money for many Borough projects.  He was a member of the Planning Commission for seven years. He is a Whitehall Fire Fighter of forty-two years, ten of which he was President. Phil enjoys painting the beauty of nature. His paintings may be seen in the Borough Building, Library and at Eat-n-Park in Whitehall.

Phil is married to Barbara (Baker) a graduate of Baldwin High School.  She taught music in Baldwin, and was the Director of the B.C.U.M.C. Nursery School for thirty years.  They have two children and three grandchildren.

“I am honored to serve the Borough of Whitehall, and to help the people in this community in any way I can.”

Robert McKownBob is a lifelong resident of the borough and resides at 4800 Mooreridge Drive. He is married to his wife Joanne and has two daughters, Michelle and Katie.

A graduate of Robert Morris University, Bob is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently employed as a Manager / Firm Administrator at Goff Backa Alfera & Company, LLC. Bob is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of CPAs and is active in their Legislative and Student Relationship Committees.

Bob is a Past President of Whitehall Borough Council. He has been Trustee and Treasurer of Whitehall Borough Public Library. Bob serves as a Director of the Medical Rescue Team South (an emergency medical service provider), is its past Chairman and Treasurer and has chaired its Legal and Finance Committee. Bob is a Director and past Treasurer of the Friends of Whitehall Library; and past Director on the South Hills YMCA Board of Management. In addition, he also is a past President of the Brentwood Baldwin Whitehall Chamber of Commerce and Treasurer of the Brentwood Business Owners Association. As an active community person, he has been involved with Baldwin High School’s Music Patron Organization and the Baldwin-Whitehall PTA.

William J. VeithBill has lived in Whitehall Borough for the past twenty years with his wife, Joanne.

He retired form the Baldwin Whitehall School District after teaching American History, serving as Athletic Coordinator and coaching a variety of sports at Baldwin High School.

Bill is also a graduate of Baldwin High School. He attended Slippery Rock University for undergraduate studies and also holds a Masters Degree in Education from Duquesne University. During his teaching years, Bill served on various committees in the school district, including the Drug and Alcohol Advisory Board, the Hall of Fame Committee and the Budget Advisory Committee

He served in the United States Marine Corp for six years.

He is current a member of the Whitehall Council, is Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Committee and involved in the Brentwood Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

Borough Manager - James E. Leventry

Administrative Assistant - Courtney M. Wertz

Chief of Police - Donald Dolfi

Deputy Chief of Police - Richard Danko

Code Enforcement Officer - Jack Sims

Asst. Code Enforcement Officer - Wallace Merrell

Planning and Zoning Secretary - Roxanne Dudjak

Finance Director - Vincent G. Yevins

Solicitor - Irving S, Firman

Public Works Supervisor - David King

Borough Engineer - Ruthann Omer

Recreation Director - Kelly Joyce

County Executive:

Rich Fitzgerald
Phone: 412-350-6500

 

County Councilman - Sixth District:

John Palmiere
Phone: 412-350-6550
Allegheny County Courthouse
436 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

PA Senate:

Matt Smith
37th Senatorial District
319 Castle Shannon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA  15234
Phone: 412-571-2169

Bill Moore - Matt Smith's Office Assistant
wmoore@pasenate.com

 

PA House of Representatives:

Harry Readshaw
36th Legislative District
(Whitehall Districts: 5, 6, 9, 12)
1917 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Phone: 412-881-4208
FAX 412-886-2077

 

Erin Molchany
22nd Legislative District
(Whitehall Districts: 1, 2, 3
4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16)
900 Brookline Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Phone: 412-343-2094
Fax: 412-343-2262
http://www.pahouse.com/molchany

 

District Magistrate:

David J. Barton
District Court 05-2-17
Caste Village Shoppes
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Phone: 412-885-2111
Fax: 412-885-4630

U.S. Senate:

Robert Casey
Regional Enterprise Tower
425 Sixth Ave.
Suite 2490
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-803-7370
Fax: 412-803-7379

Pat Toomey
100 W. Station Sq. Drive
Suite 225
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-803-3501
Fax: 412-803-3504

 

U.S. House of Representatives:

18th Congressional District:

Timothy Murphy
504 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Phone: 412-344-5583
FAX 412-429-5092

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