• Police


    Emergency: 911
    Non-Emergency: 412-473-3056
    Police Department: 724-224-1515
    Contact Via Email

  • Fire/EMS


  • Recreation



    Recreation Board meets the 1st Thursday of each month @ 6:30 PM at the Borough Building (when needed).

  • About Tarentum

    About Tarentum


    The town of Tarentum was founded by Judge Henry Marie Brackenridge in 1829 when the Pennsylvania Canal was completed between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The canal gave birth to many towns along the route.



To pay bills online, please see the PAY ONLINE tab on the upper right of any page.

We accept the following when paying bills online:






Events Happening in Tarentum

April 1 - Tarentum Water Plant Tour - 11am & 1pm

April 15 - Easter Egg Hunt & Pictures with the Easter Bunny - 9am

April 9-15 is National Library Week ( check with the library to see what they have in store)

April 18 & 19 - "Who Knew" Tarentum Library - 6pm

April 30 - "Evelyn Nesbit Thaw" Movie Tarentum Museum - 2pm

May 11 - Henry Marie Brackenridge's Birthday Party (Tarentum Park)

May 16 & 17- "Who Knew" Tarentum Library - 6pm

May 28 & 29 - Special Dedication to Bob Adams - Memorial Day Celebration


Latest News

  • Project D.U.M.P.

    Please see the Documents Tab/Community Events to learn more about disposing of unused perscription narcotics and medications such as Vicodin, Percocet and Oxycontin.


    Now Available - Online Utility Payments

    Tarentum Borough now offers Online Utility Payments for your water, electric and garbage. Please see the link on the upper right corner of our web page (PAY ONLINE), and begin making your monthly payments online. Contact the borough office at 724-224-1818 with any questions.

  • ALLegheny Together

    The ALLegheny Together website, www.alleghenytogether.com is now officially launched!  Visit the website for news and updates about the downtown program, and contact information for the ALLegheny Together team.  If you are interested in learning more about any of the downtown focus areas, such as business development, you'll find an extensive list of innovative resources in the Reference Center of the website.

  • Household Hazardous Waste

    As part of the residential solid waste and recycling contract with Waste Management, you have a convenient new opportunity to dispose of your Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) safely, easily and responsibly. Introducing At Your Door Special CollectionSM, a new residential service offered by WM to provide year-round HHW collections for you.

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