Banner Community Program



The Allegheny League of Municipalities, in conjunction with Allegheny County and program sponsor HRG Engineering, is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2023 Banner Community Program. Honored municipalities and authorities distinguish themselves as model communities through their commitment to sustainable practices including professional development, intergovernmental cooperation, sound fiscal management and proactive communications to engage community stakeholders. Last year’s program was a huge success and resulted in a record 80 communities earning the Banner Community designation. The deadline for the 2023 Application is January 20, 2023. 

Click here to access the municipality application online. 

Click here to access the authority application online. 

For printable PDF copies of the applications, please email or call 412-261-2521. 

HRG LogoLocal engineering firm Herbert, Rowland & Grubic (HRG) has partnered with us to serve as the key sponsor of the Banner Community Program.  HRG is an employee-owned, full-service civil engineering and related services firm that provides quality, cost-effective design solutions to public and private sector clients. As the Banner Community Program Sponsor, HRG is demonstrating its corporate values of unwavering dedication to quality, accuracy, and budget.

Previous Years’ Banner Community Awards

ALCOSANAspinwall BoroughAvalon Borough
Baldwin BoroughBaldwin Township Bellevue Borough
Municipality of Bethel ParkBraddock BoroughBradford Woods Borough
Brentwood BoroughBridgeville BoroughCarnegie Borough  
Edgewood BoroughEdgeworth BoroughElizabeth Township
Emsworth BoroughEtna BoroughForest Hills Borough
Fox Chapel BoroughFranklin Park BoroughGlassport Borough
Green Tree BoroughHampton Shaler WaterHampton Township
Harrison TownshipHarrison Township WaterHeidelberg Borough
Homestead BoroughIndiana TownshipJefferson Hills Borough
Kilbuck TownshipLeet TownshipLeetsdale Borough
Marshall TownshipTown of McCandlessMillvale Borough
Municipality of MonroevilleMunicipality of Mt. LebanonMunhall Borough
North Versailles TownshipOakmont BoroughO’Hara Township
Ohio TownshipPine TownshipPitcairn Borough
Pleasant Hills BoroughPort Vue BoroughReserve Township
Richland TownshipRobinson TownshipRoss Township
Ross West View EMSScott TownshipSewickley Borough
Shaler TownshipSharpsburgh BoroughSouth Fayette Township
South Park TownshipSwissvale BoroughTarentum Borough
Upper St. Clair TownshipVerona BoroughWest Deer Township
West Homestead BoroughWest Mifflin BoroughWest View Borough
West View WaterWhitehall BoroughWilkins Township
 Wilkins-Penn Joint Water Wilmerding Borough 
ALCOSANFox Chapel Borough Pitcairn Borough
Aspinwall BoroughGlassport BoroughPleasant Hills Borough
Avalon Borough Green Tree BoroughPort Vue Borough
Baldwin BoroughHampton TownshipReserve Township
Baldwin TownshipHampton Shaler Water AuthorityRichland Township
Bellevue BoroughHarrison TownshipRobinson Township
Municipality of Bethel ParkHarrison Township Water AuthorityRoss Township
Brentwood BoroughHeidelberg BoroughRoss/West View EMS Authority
Bridgeville BoroughHomestead BoroughScott Township
Butler TownshipIndiana TownshipShaler Township
Carnegie BoroughJefferson Hills BoroughSharpsburg Borough
Castle Shannon BoroughKilbuck TownshipSouth Fayette Township 
Collier TownshipLeet TownshipSouth Park Township
Crafton BoroughLeetsdale BoroughSwissvale Borough
Cranberry TownshipMarshall TownshipTarentum Borough
Dormont BoroughTown of McCandlessUpper St. Clair Township 
East Deer TownshipMillvale BoroughVerona Borough
East McKeesportMunicipality of MonroevilleWest Deer Township
Edgewood BoroughMunicipality of Mt. LebanonWest Homestead Borough 
Edgeworth BoroughMunhall BoroughWest Mifflin Borough 
Elizabeth TownshipNorth Fayette TownshipWest View Borough
Emsworth BoroughNorth Versailles TownshipWhitehall Borough
Etna BoroughOakmont Borough Wilkins Township
Forest Hills BoroughO’Hara TownshipWilkinsburg Borough
Fox Chapel Borough Ohio TownshipWilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority
  Wilmerding Borough 


ALCOSANFox Chapel BoroughPleasant Hills Borough 
Aspinwall Borough Glassport Borough Port Vue Borough 
Baldwin BoroughGreen Tree Borough Reserve Township
Baldwin TownshipHampton TownshipRichland Township
Bellevue Borough Hampton Shaler Water AuthorityRobinson Township
Municipality of Bethel ParkHarrison TownshipRoss Township
Brentwood BoroughHarrison Township Water AuthorityRoss/West View EMS Authority
Bridgeville Borough Heidelberg BoroughScott Township
Butler TownshipIndiana TownshipShaler Township
Carnegie Borough Jefferson Hills Borough Sharpsburg Borough 
Castle Shannon Borough Kilbuck TownshipSouth Fayette Township
Collier TownshipLeet TownshipSouth Park Township
Crafton Borough Leetsdale Borough Swissvale Borough 
Cranberry Township Marshall TownshipTarentum Borough 
Dormont Borough Town of McCandlessUpper St. Clair Township
East Deer Township Millvale Borough Verona Borough 
East McKeesport Borough Municipality of MonroevilleWest Deer Township
Edgewood Borough Municipality of Mt. LebanonWest Homestead Borough 
Edgeworth Borough Munhall Borough West Mifflin Borough 
Elizabeth TownshipNorth Fayette TownshipWest View Borough 
Emsworth Borough North Versailles TownshipWhitehall Borough 
Etna Borough Oakmont Borough Wilkins Township
Forest Hills Borough O’Hara TownshipWilkinsburg Borough 
 Ohio TownshipWilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority
 Pine TownshipWilmerding Borough 
 Pitcairn Borough  

As a result of their outstanding commitment to professional development, prudent fiscal management, transparency, accountability and proactive communications to engage community stakeholders, these communities have achieved Banner Community status in 2019:

  • Aspinwall Borough
  • Baldwin Borough
  • Baldwin Township
  • Bellevue Borough
  • Municipality of Bethel Park
  • Brentwood Borough
  • Crescent Township
  • Butler Township
  • Castle Shannon Borough
  • Dormont Borough
  • East Deer Township
  • Collier Township
  • Crafton Borough
  • Cranberry Township
  • East McKeesport Borough
  • Edgewood Borough
  • Edgeworth Borough
  • Elizabeth Township
  • Emsworth Borough
  • Etna Borough
  • Glassport Borough
  • Green Tree Borough
  • Hampton Township
  • Hampton Shaler Water Authority
  • Harrison Township
  • Harrison Township Water Authority
  • Indiana Township
  • Jefferson Hills Borough
  • Kilbuck Township
  • Leet Township
  • Leetsdale Borough
  • Marshall Township
  • Town of McCandless
  • Millvale Borough
  • Municipality of Monroeville
  • Municipality of Mt. Lebanon
  • Munhall Borough
  • North Fayette Township
  • North Versailles Township
  • Oakmont Borough
  • O’Hara Township
  • Ohio Township
  • Pine Township
  • Pitcairn Borough
  • Plum Borough
  • Port Vue Borough
  • Reserve Township
  • Richland Township
  • Robinson Township
  • Ross Township
  • Ross/West View EMS Authority
  • Scott Township
  • Sewickley Borough
  • Shaler Township
  • Sharpsburg Borough
  • South Fayette Township
  • South Park Township
  • Swissvale Borough
  • Tarentum Borough
  • Upper St. Clair Township
  • Verona Borough
  • West Deer Township
  • West Homestead Borough
  • West Mifflin Borough
  • West View Borough
  • Whitehall Borough
  • Wilkins Township
  • Wilkinsburg Borough