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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 16, 2017

Business plan for South Side

A Parking Enforcement District (PED) update, the city's new fireboat, and a future business plan for East Carson St. were among the topics at the May 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 18, 2017

Parking Enforcement District going as expected, could generate $250,000 a year for South Side

By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer The April 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the introduction of the Dept. of City Planning’s new neighborhood planner, Felipe Palomo, an architect. He is the replacement for the former...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 21, 2017

Planning Forum updated on business, PED, pull-over lane on E. Carson St.

The first presentation at the March 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum was by Sandeepa Kaleida, founder and chief executive officer of Sigma Resources. The certified minority and women-owned technology and IT business develops software and...

 
 Front Page    March 14, 2017

South Side parking meters will be enforced 'til midnight on weekends

Drivers coming to South Side will have to dig a little deeper in their pockets to continue to park at metered spaces on Friday and Saturday nights beginning this Friday, March 17 at 6 p.m. The South...

 
 Meetings    March 14, 2017

South Side Planning Forum meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the South Side Planning Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street on South Side. The following agenda will be discussed: Development Review Committee,...

 
 Meetings    March 7, 2017

South Side Planning Forum meets March 14

The regular monthly meeting of the South Side Planning Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street on South Side. The following agenda will be discussed: Development Review Committee,...

 
 Front Page    February 21, 2017

Questions about new townhouses, drive-thru restaurant at S.S. forum

A new city website, accessible on computers and mobile devices, that allows users to view public safety data, building code violations, city facility information, and more on an interactive map, was the sole presentation at the Feb. 14. meeting of...

 
 Front Page    February 14, 2017

Officials will be at Planning Forum for input on online data application

The Department of Innovation & Performance’s (I&P) Analytics & Strategy team is taking its Burgh’s Eye View application, an interactive map that displays city data, on tour in the coming months. The team has already visited with seven neighborhoo...

 
 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...

 
 Meetings    January 3, 2017

South Side Planning Forum will meet Tuesday, Jan. 10

The South Side Planning Forum will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include any presentations and updates by the Development Review Committee and the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 20, 2016

PED encompasses more than parking in the South Side

A presentation on the proposed South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) initiative headlined the Dec. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, Chief Operations Officer Guy...

 
 Front Page    November 22, 2016

Community comes together to light Carson for holidays

When the South Side Chamber of Commerce bought the snowflake holiday lights two years ago, the lights were bright, and they lit up East Carson Street for the holiday season from mid-November to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 15, 2016

South Side Planning Forum learns about missing trees, holiday lights

With no presentations, the Nov. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) from chair Tracy Myers. She said seven to 10 trees were removed from along the river beside the South Side Mari...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 18, 2016

S.S. Planning Forum learns of holiday lighting challenges

The Oct. 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Mary Ellen Solomon, Duquesne University’s new assistant vice-president for executive affairs, introducing Rev. Jim McCloskey, the senior advisor to the university president for strateg...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 20, 2016

South Side plan update almost completed

The next steps for the South Side Neighborhood Plan was a focus of the Sept. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. There were no presentations. There was also no report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) as chair Tracy Myers said no...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 2, 2016

Neighborhood Plan update presented to S.S. Planning Forum

The inclusion of the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA) as an organizational member of the South Side Planning Forum is “strongly” recommended in the draft “South Side Neighborhood Plan, Ninth Update.” The document was present...

 
 By Margaret L. Smyklas    Front Page    June 21, 2016

South Side Neighborhood Plan revisions nearly complete

A brief June 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with news about the city’s upcoming budget forums. The so-called capital budget deliberative forums will be conducted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 21 and June 23. The June 21 forum will...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

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,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Obituaries    May 10, 2016

Roberta Stackawitz, long-time community leader

A "remarkable wife" is the way Harry Stackawitz would describe his wife, Roberta, Gene Ricciardi recalled. Mr. Ricciardi said he met Harry Stackawitz in the 70s, a decade before he met Roberta, and...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 19, 2016

South Side updated on Works, proposed housing on the Slopes

A 25-minute meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on April 12 featured updates on on-going issues and news of upcoming events. While there were no presentations, audience member Zone 3 Police Commander Karen Dixon reported briefly that the St....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

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)...

 
 Opinion    February 23, 2016

South Siders provided input

Planning Forum members, joining your conversation that took place at the February 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum regarding the newly confirmed Parking Enhancement District legislation and the creation of a Zone 3 Police-requested public...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 16, 2016

Forum wants greater public process in parking solutions

Parking, the neighborhood plan, and St. Patrick’s Day were among the topics at the Feb. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. New forum members are Dawn Lorincy, representing the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), and Suzy...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 22, 2015

Riverfront IPOD will change zoning along all Pittsburgh's rivers

The City of Pittsburgh has begun a process to transform riverfront property from an industrial commodity to being an amenity with not only a local but also a regional draw. Speaking at the December meeting of the South Side Planning Forum, City...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 15, 2015

Parking concerns are front and center at South Side forum

Parking issues dominated discussion at the December meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. First on the agenda Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon talked about the reasoning behind eliminating parking on East Carson Street from 12th to 17th streets on...

 

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