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Planning forum discusses ongoing South Side projects

The May 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the monthly report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) as there were no presentations. DRC Chair Tracy Myers reported that the Giant Eagle on Wharton St. is undergoing renovation,...

 

S.S. groups stress their cooperation at Forum

Coordination and cooperation among South Side organizations was the theme of the March 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. For the St. Patrick’s Parade Day, celebrated on March 12, the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA)...

 

The process in South Side was started, but is broken

I am writing in response to Council President Bruce Kraus’ opinion letter published in the South Pittsburgh Reporter on February 23, 2016 (S.S. provided input). Councilman Kraus promised our city a holistic, honest, and open planning process via...

 

Planning Forum hears from the new Zone 3 police commander

The October 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum featured new Zone 3 commander Karen Dixon, who introduced herself and answered questions while providing updates on the zone. The commander said she began on the city force in 1988. She has...

 

SSCC elects board, learns about 311

Annual board elections held during the June 25 open meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) resulted in the reelection to two-year terms of incumbents: Mike McCullough, Barbara Rudiak, Mike Clark, Kathleen Petrillo, Jane Yanosick, and Dan...

 

Zone 3 commander updates safety council on St. Patrick's efforts

The March meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with good news about two recent events. The first was the 17th annual “Biscuits Bingo,” fundraiser for local animal organizations held March 7, at the IBEW Hall Local #5, South...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 22, 2014

Grandview traffic problems will garner extra police attention

Public safety, in particular traffic along Grandview Avenue, was an emotional issue for Mount Washington residents at the July community forum of the Mount Washington Community Development Corp. District 2 Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith opened the...

 

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 

Community council looking to make South Side Green N'at

Presentations on the green initiatives of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and St. Patrick’s Day preparations, headlined the March 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. SSCC president Cathy Mitchell and Jenn Holliman kicked off the...

 

Slopes hears from Mayor's Office, RHI and county executive

The first South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) meeting of 2014 was packed with news of proposed developments; city and county updates; and the staple issues of parking, trash and irresponsible landlords. Among the speakers were county...

 

Planning Forum updated on projects, St. Pat's day plans

The new city administration and proposed local projects were the focus of the Feb. 11 South Side Planning Forum. There were no presentations scheduled. The meeting began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) by Peter Kreuthmeier....

 

Planning Forum updates on projects in South Side, Works

With no presentations, the Dec. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted largely of updates on current and pending projects. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier reported Garage #5 at SouthSide...

 

Zone 3 council plans for citywide meeting, Get Stuffed With Love

Topics ranged from Halloween to Thanksgiving -- interspersed with news of day-to-day crime-related issues -- at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 18. The evening began with the announcement the council will be hosting the next city-wi...

 

Bike sharing, code enforcement focus of Planning Forum session

Presentations on the 2014 launching of Pittsburgh’s Bike Share program, and on the residents-led Oakland Planning and Development Corp. (OPDC), were the focus of the Sept. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. A scheduled presentation by...

 

Gun legislation topic at Zone 3 meeting

Discussion at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on July 17 centered on proposed gun legislation and the South Side saturation pilot program. The meeting began with the reminder August 6 is National Night Out. Crime prevention Officer...

 

South Side Planning Forum works on ongoing issues

With no presentations, the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted of announcements and updates on ongoing issues. While there was no meeting of the Development Review Committee (DRC) last month, chair Tracy Myers said there was...

 

Peduto for Mayor

South Pittsburghers, along with the rest of the city, have an opportunity they haven’t had since 2005: to choose a new mayor without having a sitting mayor in the race. Along with having to decide which of the four Democratic and one Republican...

 

Planning Forum wonders if mayor is coming to So. Side

News of proposed newcomers to the South Side -- a youth hostel and a computer/electronics recycling business -- were the focus of the February 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum meeting. Discussion about the invitation to Mayor Luke Ravensta...

 

Mayor calls all hands on deck with safety blitz of the South Side Flats

The initial results of the South Side public safety blitz included 19 arrests, 94 citations, 42 towed vehicles and 14 non-traffic citations issued on Friday night. No bars were reported as being cited...

 

Signage proposed to draw visitors to S.S. from the GAP trail

Initiatives for encouraging Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) travelers to visit the South Side was the sole presentation at the Jan. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Other topics touched upon during the evening included the invitation to the...

 

RHI talks about night life management plan

The summation of months of conservations and meetings concerning Pittsburgh’s night life was presented in City Council Chambers when Councilman Bruce Kraus hosted a post agenda hearing with...

 

Support strong for Sociable City Plan

Representatives from various city departments, along with those from the URA and night time economy businesses attended the post agenda hearing to release details of the Responsible Hospitality Institute’s Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan. After...

 

Planning Forum to request mayor to come to South Side

The South Side Planning Forum will formally request the participation of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl at an open meeting about public safety in the South Side to be held as soon as possible. It will be conducted at either the Brashear Center, the South...

 

We deserve better

In December, the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) will be reporting back to Mayor Ravenstahl recommendations for a “Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan.” The RHI engagement has been administered by the Mayor’s Planning Department and paid for...

 

RHI recommendations coming on Wednesday

Jim Peters from the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) will present recommendations from the Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan in Pittsburgh City Council Chamber on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. Utilizing a grant from the Mayor’s Office, the RHI...

 

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