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Who's Who in the Borough

Borough Council

  • Dave Marcyjanik -President

  • Dave Thomas - Vice President

  • Bernard Vardzel-Road Master

  • Dana Opp - Park

  • Brian Bailey 

  • OPEN

  • Mayor: Brian Bailey 

Borough phone: 724-368-9175

Additional Borough Positions

Jim Bish-secretary (non-voting)

Law Enforcement - Rick Saunders 

Tax Collector - Esther Seebacher

Webmaster - Polly Shaw,




2020 Meeting Dates 

All meetings on Monday, except as noted.

January 6

February 3

March 2

April 6

May 4

June 1

July 6

August 3

Tuesday, Sept. 8 (due to Labor Day)

October 5

November 2

December 7

Portersville Borough Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., downstairs at Brown's County Kitchen on Route 488 West. You may speak during Public Comment.

Portersville Trick or Treat will be on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 600-7:30...
The Portersville Food Pantry serves many families.  Monetary donations gratefully accepted.
Make check out to:
Portersville Food Pantry

Gift cards from Cal's General Store in Portersville are also welcome.  Only from Cal's, please.

Mail to:
Portersville Food Pantry
PO Box 102
Portersville, PA 16051

Click Food Pantry for more information.

About Portersville's Location

Portersville Borough is surrounded by Muddy Creek Township, though the borough's western border comes within 660 feet (200 m) of the Lawrence County line. You can learn about our illustrious history.


U.S. Route 19, Perry Highway, passes through the center of the borough, leading north 22 miles (35 km) to Mercer and south 9.5 miles (15.3 km) to Zelienople


Interstate 79 passes just east of the borough, with access from Exit 96 (PA 488). I-79 leads south 38 miles (61 km) to Pittsburgh and north 90 miles (140 km) to Erie


Portersville lies between the cities of Butler 15 miles (24 km) east and New Castle 14 miles (23 km) to the west via US 422 which runs three miles north of  the borough.

Moraine State Park, situated around Lake Arthur, is a short distance east of I-79.


McConnells Mill State Park lies west, just over the Lawrence County Border.

Portersville is located near the western border of Butler County at 40°55′31″N 80°8′39″W (40.925285, -80.144229).

The National Geodetic Survey Benchmark beside the intersection of US 19 and PA 488 East, is marker TT 10 EFB.   The elevation is  1,363.73 feet. 


Benchmark Designation Portersville AZ MK is at the corner of US 19 and East Street.  The elevation is 1, 376.44 feet. (You can locate other area benchmarks using the link to National Geodetic Survey.)

Click here for the contact page to reach the mayor or the webmaster.

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 In 2008 the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a new open records law, dubbed the “Right to Know Law,” which took effect January 1, 2009. The new law requires that a record in the possession of a state or local agency be presumed to be a public record unless otherwise specified by the law

PA Right-to-Know Law

About the PA Right-to-Know Law

PA Right to Know/Public Records Request

NOTE: Portersville is a zoned community. That means you'll need to contact officials at the Portersville Borough Council for permits to conduct certain business or activities, or for some construction. 

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