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Fund my Future program helps provide incentives to increase savings accounts

On October 27, state, county, and city representatives gathered at the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to announce the countywide expansion of Fund My Future. The program incentivizes saving by giving participants the chance to win prizes as...

 

Applications accepted for PGH Lab

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the Housing Authority, the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority have announced...

 

City proposal is for pilot program for buying efficient supplies/services

The City of Pittsburgh is proposing a project to let residents purchase energy-efficient and discounted supplies and services through the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2017 Mayors Challenge.  If approved, the initial pilot program would start at...

 

Rt. 51 will be targeted for code violations

Code enforcement officers from the City’s Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections will soon be conducting inspections for property maintenance code compliance in the Route 51 corridor, from the Liberty Tunnels south through...

 

Fund My Future program will help families save for college and beyond

Fund My Future, a program from Propel Schools that has helped hundreds of local families save for college and beyond, is now available throughout Allegheny County for all children from birth to age 18. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh...

 

South Shore Riverfront Park renovations reveiled

Robert Rubinstein, executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), was joined by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald along with government, development and community...

 

Division 4 building to be demolished, workers, responsibilities reassigned

Next month's demolition of Public Works' 4th Division facility was a focus of the Oct. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City operations director Guy Costa said the building will be razed...

 

City to establish police substation Downtown

Legislation has been introduced at Pittsburgh City Council authorizing a lease for a new Downtown police substation near Market Square, and a new fire and medic station alerting system.  Mayor William Peduto, Public Safety Director...

 

Mayor submits budget, five-year plan to ICA

Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Management and Budget have submitted a $555 million 2018 budget to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, as well as the city’s updated five-year spending plan.  There are no tax increases in the...

 

City launching public safety unit to work with immigrants and refugees

The City of Pittsburgh is launching a Multicultural Liaison Unit to help build trustworthy and sustainable relationships between Department of Public Safety workers and members of the city’s immigrant and refugee communities.  The unit will...

 

Hilltop Farm is largest urban farm in the country

Walking down Cresswell Street in the former St. Clair Village for the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the Hilltop Urban Farm brought back memories from the early 1960s. Then, there were more tha...

 

Government officials recognize local law enforcement heroes

U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, County Council Member Sam DeMarco, Acting US Attorney for the Western District of...

 

Mayor Peduto talks about issues in South Pittsburgh

Mayor William Peduto recently spoke briefly on a variety of topics he discussed while attending an Allentown CDC community meeting in the spring. A few of the subjects included establishing a new...

 

City launches parcel map in Burgh's Eye View application

The City of Pittsburgh has unveiled Burgh’s Eye View Parcels (http://bit.ly/2u8Ejkk), a new feature of the mobile web application giving residents instant visual access to property data. For the first time, residents can access parcel-level...

 

Mayor signs responsible contracting Executive Order

Mayor William Peduto has signed an Executive Order to support the local construction industry and new job training opportunities in Pittsburgh. The Responsible Contracting order calls for a creation of a labor-management task force that will study...

 

Report issued on city facilities conditions

The City of Pittsburgh last week issued a report on the building conditions of city-owned facilities, which recommends major reinvestments, particularly to Public Safety facilities. The report by Massaro Construction Management Services estimates...

 

City seeks approval for new emergency management center

Mayor William Peduto's Chief of Staff Kevin Acklin testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee last week on the city's proposal to turn a former Veterans Affairs site in Lincoln-Lemi...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 11, 2017

SSCC works on trash, challenges graffiti with murals in S. Side

Barbara Rudiak, president of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), opened the organization's annual meeting by reminding the overfl owing crowd the council has been around for more than 75 years....

 

On-line database features all of the city properties available for sale

Continuing efforts to make government services more efficient and user-friendly for residents and businesses, the City of Pittsburgh has launched an online database of city properties available for...

 

City improves permitting process

The city is implementing additional improvements and technology upgrades for people seeking government permits. Permits from the city's Special Events office can now be obtained online, and paid for...

 

Senate bills would aid with sewer, water lines

The Pennsylvania State Senate has unanimously approved two bills sponsored by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would allow local governments to tap government funding sources to help citizens fund sewer and water line repairs —...

 

PWSA to temporarily suspend partial lead line replacements

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA), under its compliance with federal Safe Drinking Water Act requirements, has implemented a lead service line replacement program. To comply, PWSA is mandated to replace 7 percent of the total lead service...

 

Representatives call for PUC to oversee PWSA

House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny) will be introducing legislation to place the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) under the oversight of the Public Utility Commission (PUC). Over the last year,...

 

Application deadline extended for youth employment program

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young people between the ages of 14 and 21 have an additional time to apply for Learn & Earn, the summer youth employment program. Partner4Work, the organization tapped to coordinate the program on behalf of Allegheny...

 
 News    May 2, 2017

Public Works planning to expand Smart Litter Can Sensor Program

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) presented plans to expand the litter can monitoring program before City Council last week. DPW has been studying litter can fill level monitoring sensors for the past several years to ensure...

 

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