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 News    May 23, 2017 

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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 25, 2017

MAD DADS may soon be mentoring area youth on Hilltop street corners

MAD DADS, clean-ups, graffiti, and squatters were among the topics at the April 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held in the Zone 3 station. Officer Nathan Auvil began the meeting with news that he is working on a Warrington Ave....

 
 News    April 25, 2017

Mayor adopts 'Rooney Rule' for city hiring

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order adopting measures to promote diversity in City hiring, similar to an initiative backed by late Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney within the National Football League.  The Executive Order names a...

 
 News    April 25, 2017

Mayor issues Executive Order on tree protection

In honor of Earth Day, Mayor William Peduto issued an Executive Order calling for new ways to protect city trees, which cover 40 percent of Pittsburgh’s land area and are vital to the city’s parks, green spaces and quality of life.  The...

 
 News    April 25, 2017

City to offer free lead filters for residents

Mayor William Peduto's administration and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority announced its additional plans for distributing lead filters to interested City residents, through the Safe Water Program. The plans are detailed at...

 
 News    April 18, 2017

Hilltop neighborhoods part of new policing initiative

Mayor William Peduto’s administration and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are implementing a new community policing program that will get its start in 18 neighborhoods citywide including three on the Hilltop. Commanders in each of the city’s six...

 
 News    April 18, 2017

Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! campaign launched

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and representatives of the expanded learning community have introduced the Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! youth campaign for summer activities. This is the second year for a collaborati...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 28, 2017

Zone 3 council recaps public safety initiatives in South neighborhoods

The March 20 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting featured a packed room of local residents, Zone 3 officers, and city/zone officials.  The meeting began with Zone 3 community relations Officer Christine Luffey reporting that the 19th annual...

 
 News    March 28, 2017

Second annual 'Inclusive Innovation Week' set for March 31-April 7

The City of Pittsburgh and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), along with more than 80 Pittsburgh organizations and businesses, have announced that Inclusive Innovation Week 2017 will take place March 31 – April 7. Inclusive Innovation Week is a...

 
 News    March 21, 2017

So. Pittsburgh groups among those receiving Love Your Block grants

Mayor William Peduto announced five South Pittsburgh organizations are among those that will receive funding for the 2017 season of the City of Pittsburgh’s Love Your [Resilient] Block grant program. Through the Love Your [Resilient] Block...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 14, 2017

Mayor provides updates on state of the city at Allentown meeting

Mayor William Peduto visited the March Allentown CDC meeting at the Allentown Senior Center last week to provide a few updates about what was happening "Downtown." He began by saying when the latest...

 
 News    March 14, 2017

Permits, Licenses & Inspections furthers digitization efforts in city

For the first time, all building inspection reports are being compiled on computers instead of paper, the city’s Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections announced. Previous to the Peduto Administration and the hiring of Director Maura Kenne...

 
 News    March 14, 2017

City raises $1 million to provide water filters for PWSA customers

Mayor William Peduto last week announced the city has partnered with Peoples Gas and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority to invest $1 million to provide filters to every PWSA customer to reduce high lead levels in their drinking water. The city...

 
 News    March 14, 2017

Mayor assembles panel to advise potential restructuring of PWSA

Mayor William Peduto assembled a meeting last week of a Blue Ribbon Panel to assist with the selection of a professional advisory team to manage a possible restructuring of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA). Chief of Staff Kevin Acklin...

 
 Meetings    February 28, 2017

Mayor, Burgh's Eye View will be at the meeting of the Allentown CDC

Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Allentown CDC on Tuesday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The agenda will also include a presentation about Burgh’s...

 
 News    February 28, 2017

City plans to hire most EMS personnel in more than a decade

Mayor William Peduto – in conjunction with a Emergency Medical Services promotion ceremony on February 23 -- announced the city is hiring the most EMS personnel since 2003.  The 197 paramedics...

 
 News    February 28, 2017

Karina Ricks hired as new director of Mobility and Infrastructure Dept.

Mayor William Peduto has hired transportation expert Karina Ricks as the city’s first director of the new Mobility and Infrastructure Department. The department will lead efforts to provide residents with safe, accessible, sustainable and...

 
 Front Page    February 21, 2017

Mayor sees police force at 900 officers for the first time since '02

Mayor William Peduto speaking at the police recruit graduation last week noted the Pittsburgh Police Bureau, now under the leadership of Chief Scott Schubert, is poised to place nearly 900...

 
 News    February 21, 2017

Mayor Peduto issues executive orders on affordable housing

Mayor William Peduto last week issued three new executive orders to begin implementing recommendations by the City’s Affordable Housing Task Force, covering ways to encourage building of affordable housing. “My administration is committed...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

City tag holders will be able to use Kingsley pool

Starting this week, Citiparks Pool Tag holders and those eligible for Citiparks free swimming with Recreation Cards will be able to utilize Kingsley Pool through 2017. Citiparks Pool Pass holders and any city resident 15 years or younger who is a...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

Applications now open for the second 'PGH Lab' program

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the Housing Authority, and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority today announced The application period for the...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

City to seek outside advisory team on restructuring PWSA

Mayor William Peduto’s Administration has released a call for a financial and legal advisory team to assist the city with the critical need to improve the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, consider long-term plans for the authority’s...

 
 Public Safety    January 31, 2017

Mayor Peduto appoints Schubert police chief

Mayor William Peduto has appointed Acting Police Chief Scott Schubert as the Chief of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Chief Schubert, of Brookline, has been a Pittsburgh police officer for 24 years. He has served as Assistant Chief for the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Forum looks to add members before March

The controversial, proposed “Villas at Winter Park” single-family, 13-home residential development off Hackstown St. in the Slopes is back again following the recent overturning Common Pleas Judge Joseph James of two Planning Commission...

 

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