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Carson reconstruction will include lighting, streetscape amenities

An overview of the upcoming East Carson St. streetscaping project, from Smithfield St. to 25th St., was presented at the Feb. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. While the undertaking is primarily a state Dept. of Transportation [PennDOT] pr...

 

City announces third cohort of PGH Lab Startup Program

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority have announced...

 

Pittsburgh's Chief of Administration and Human Resources takes new role at PWSA

Debbie Lestitian, Pittsburgh’s Chief of Administration and Director of its Human Resources Department, is leaving city government for a new role overseeing the restructuring of the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority.  Ms. Lestitian has been...

 

Pittsburgh, Paris join in mobility pledge

The City of Pittsburgh is a signatory on an international pact among governments, transportation, technology and climate organizations adopting common principals on mobility that promote equity, efficiency and sustainable urban communities.  The “...

 

Blue Ribbon Panel will discuss PWSA at community forum Jan. 30

The City of Pittsburgh will host the PWSA Blue Ribbon Panel Community Forum. The forum will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 6-8 p.m. in Council Chambers, 5th Floor, City-County Building. The panel will use this meeting to provide an overview...

 

New Division 4, urban farm work days discussed on Hilltop

Topics discussed at the Jan. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, urban farm work days, a new Public Works’ 4th Division building, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations....

 

Mayor issues order adopting recommendations of PWSA panel

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order adopting recommendations of his Blue Ribbon Panel on restructuring Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority governance.  After a year of study, the panel last month issued recommendations that...

 

Snow Angels needed to clear seniors' sidewalks

Mayor’s Office & Office of Community Affairs is calling for volunteers to assist elderly and disabled residents with home snow removal this winter  The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Community Affairs launched Pittsburgh...

 

City officials commit to finding a home for Public Works Division 4

Mayor William Peduto and members of Pittsburgh City Council have committed to finding a home in the city's southern neighborhoods for the 4th Division of the Department of Public Works. The...

 

Mayor outlines changes to city response to winter weather

Mayor William Peduto released the following statement regarding the conditions of streets and changes his administration will make to winter weather procedures: “The city clearly needs to do a much better job addressing snow and ice on streets...

 

2018 to be a year of infrastructure projects in South Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh city Councilman Bruce Kraus stopped by the January 9 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) to declare 2018 "The Year of Infrastructure." He then presented brief...

 

City plans improvements, amenities to So. Pittsburgh area playgrounds

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works announced it made 27 playground and park improvements last year, an d has plans to add amenities at another 29 playgrounds and parks this year.  “Pittsburgh is blessed with 128 playgrounds...

 

Snow Angels needed to help keep senior citizens' sidewalks clear

Mayor’s Office & Office of Community Affairs is calling for volunteers to assist elderly and disabled residents with home snow removal this winter  The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Community Affairs launched Pittsburgh...

 

Panel releases report on PWSA restructuring

The Blue Ribbon Panel named early this year by Mayor William Peduto to study the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority has issued its final report on the possible restructuring of the agency.  The report is available at: http://ap...

 

Peduto named to BoD of climate organization

Mayor William Peduto has been chosen to join the Board of Directors of ICLEI USA, Local Governments for Sustainability.  Pittsburgh and Mayor Peduto have long partnered with the Denver-based environmental organization on climate protection and...

 

City to add ADS-accessible swings to South Pittsburgh area playgrounds

Last week at Mellon Park, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, City Councilman Dan Gilman, and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works announced the addition of play equipment for children of all abilities throughout Pittsburgh. The city will...

 

Mayor Peduto names Dan Gilman as his new Chief of Staff

Mayor William Peduto has named City Councilman Dan Gilman as his new Chief of Staff, effective on January 3, 2018, the day of Mayor Peduto’s inauguration into his second mayoral term.  Mr. Gilman was elected to Council in 2013 and previously...

 

New Hillcrest Residences for senor citizens opens

The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) joined with Mayor William Peduto, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak, a host of public officials and community members to celebrate the grand opening of Hillcrest...

 

City launches Public Safety Multicultural Liaison Unit as community policing, immigration integration strategy

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety has launched its Multicultural Liaison Unit, a community policing and immigration integration strategy.  The MLU was proposed in the Mayor William Peduto’s 2014 Welcoming Pittsburgh plan and...

 

Group discusses opioid epidemic, gerrymandering at November forum

Zone 3 community relations Officer Christine Luffey kicked off the November meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group with holiday advice on avoiding becoming a victim. “Be vigilant. This is the holiday season. “Thefts from vehicle...

 

Mayor introduces bill requiring $15 an hour jobs on city contracts

Mayor William Peduto last week introduced legislation to Pittsburgh City Council requiring all those receiving major city contracts to pay their full time workers a minimum of $15 an hour.  The legislation follows on his November 2015 executive...

 

Pittsburgh selected to develop financial counseling service

The City of Pittsburgh and the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) has announced their selection to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model under the new FEC Public national platform. Pittsburgh will re...

 

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...

 

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