• 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.



Tarentum's Farmer's Market

Starting:  June 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: First United Presbyterian Church Parking Lot
Every Wednesday thru the end of the growing season.

Interested Vendors can contact:

Jean Lombardo
(724) 448-0809
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Tarentum Friendship Garden

We are starting a community garden, and we would love for you to be a part of it!  The Tarentum Friendship Garden is a community farm style garden located across the street from Dalton's Edge, next to the deck hockey rink, on First Avenue in Tarentum. 

The garden will serve our entire community this summer/fall season by providing nutritional food, education regarding gardening, and a place where people can learn from each other and grow together.  All are welcome!  No experience is necessary.

Join us for Garden Volunteer Day, Saturday May 30th at 9:00 AM.

Contact us:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (724) 224-9220

Find us on Facebook @ Tarentum Friendship Garden



Tarentum Boro Blanket


    Available in BLACK or RED
    Blanket measures 6' wide by 4' high.

    Purchases can be made at the Tarentum Borough Office Monday thru Friday.

    All proceeds benefit the Tarentum Recreation Board.

Latest News


    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), register and begin making your monthly payments online. Contact the borough office at 724-224-1616 with any questions.

  • 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.

    Download the Flyer


  • Side Yard & Community Beautification Program

    For a limited time only, Allegheny County will be accepting applications for side yards to primary residences and community beautification projects to be acquired at a minimal cost to the applicant.

  • 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.