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The CIC can also provide speakers to community groups and information about LWVGP activities such as candidates' forums and public meetings on current issues. The staff can also answer questions about membership in the League.
The telephone, 412-261-4284, is answered Monday through Thursdays from 9 am to 3 pm, year around except two weeks in December, a summer break from mid-July through mid-August when it is answered two days a week. At other hours, leave a message and your call will be returned. Or you may send email to email@example.com or write or visit:
LWVGP Community Information Center
436 Seventh Ave. Suite 350
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
In the past, we have maintained a reference collection of basic information about municipalities and school districts in Allegheny County at our Community Information Center office and have published it on our website. Currently local communities and school districts are providing comprehensive information on their municipal and school district web sites. There is no longer a need for the LWVGP to continue this activity. Therefore, starting in January 2015, the LWVGP website has not provided this information. The Allegheny County web site provides a map and listing of all Allegheny County municipalities. Clicking on a municipality in the map brings up a profile of that municipality including a link to the municipality's own web site. Access the map here. There is a link to a list of school districts in Allegheny County with links to their websites here.
If you have been a regular user of this information and miss having the service, we would like to know. Please email the webmaster using the information on our contact page.
Duquesne Light offers full-color maps of the districts represented by federal, state and county officials and their contact information in a publication called Use Your Voice. This information is current as of December 15, 2015.
For many years, the LWGVP published a booklet describing in detail the structure and functions of the Allegheny County government, formerly a County Commission of three members that combined the legislative and executive functions. When a county home rule charter replaced that form of government with a separate County Executive and County Council, the text was extensively revised and offered as a web-only publication. Five years later a number of additional changes to county government were initiated. They were completed in 2008. The online publication Allegheny County Government Organizations, Facilities and Services describes the county government structure and functions as of the end of 2009.
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, our state-level organization, offers several publications of interest to citizens. See a list of these publications.