Elected Officials

mayor_of_Swissvale deneen swartzwelderOur Mayor

Deneen Swartzwelder

First elected in 2005, Deneen Swartzwelder is serving her fourth term as Mayor of Swissvale. The Mayor is a life-long resident and brings a love and passion for our community to her office. Her work has included the organization of countless family-friendly events including the Night of Lights, Easter Egg Hunt, Community Days and Halloween Parade, as well as many beautification projects such as flower planting and cleans up days throughout the borough.



Michele K Stanton, President 

Julie A. Grose, Vice President 

Patricia L. Gionta

David Petrarca

Darrell Rapp

Abigail Salisbury

Tim Ward

Borough of Swissvale Council is made up of seven elected members, with each member serving a four year term. Council elections are held in November every other year with newly elected officials sworn in the following January. Your elected Borough of Swissvale council members are excited to be working together with the community as we pursue excellence together!

Swissvale Borough Council Committees - 2018

Finance Committee


Tim Ward, Chairperson

Tim Ward, Delegate

Abigail Salisbury, Vice-Chair

Darrell Rapp, Alternate

Michele Stanton, Member                                                


Police Committee

Allegheny County Boroughs Associatiohn

Patricia Gionta, Chairperson        

Darrell Rapp, Delegate

Michele Stanton, Vice-Chair


David Petrarca, Member


Fire Committee

West to West Coalition

Michele Stanton, Chairperson

Deneen Swartzwelder, Delegate

Patricia Gionta, Vice-Chair

Patricia Gionta, Alternate

Abigail Salisbury, Member


Public Works Committee

Carrie Furnace

David Petrarca, Chairman

Deneen Swartzwelder, Delegate

Julie Grose, Vice-Chair

Michele Stanton, Alternate

Tim Ward, Member

Clyde Wilhelm, Alternate


Enterprise Zone


Julie Grose, Delegate


Tax Office

Tax Collector
Thomas S. Barr, Jr.
Phone: 412-351-3342
Fax:  412-351-2707

Office Hours: 
9:30am - 12:30pm, Monday thru Thursday; Friday by Appointment Only

Real Estate Tax Office for Borough of Swissvale
7447 Washington Street
Swissvale, PA  15218

Contact Us: Call the Borough Office or use our online form to send an email.

Local Government

Congressman Mike Doyle, 18th District

Senator Jay Costa, 43rd Senatorial District

Representative Summer Lee, 34th District

Councilman Charles Martoni, 8th District