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Dedicated police unit, PED update at Forum

The Jan. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with a brief report from Kitty Vagley, from the Friends of South Side Park, on a new South Side Park accessible trail. City approvals, and then state approvals, need to be secured. The hope...

 

Be an angel, a Snow Angel, help out an elderly neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities with...

 

Short forum meeting highlights proposed changes, PED update

The brief Dec. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED). While neither city Councilman Bruce Kraus nor city nighttime economy coordinator Allison Harnden could be present,...

 

Mayor Peduto joins new climate Mayors Steering Committee guiding nationwide climate action

Mayor William Peduto has announced his participation in the newly launched Climate Mayors Steering Committee, a group of 24 mayors who will serve as a leading voice in efforts to further climate action across the United States. The Steering...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire...

 

City PLI Director Maura Kennedy leaving with Amazon

After six years working successfully to modernize the City of Pittsburgh's building inspection systems, Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection Director Maura Kennedy is leaving the city for a...

 

City scores 100 in Municipal Equality Index Scorecard

For the third year in a row, the City of Pittsburgh has scored 100 in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index Scorecard (MEI), which rates how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and...

 

Zone 3 Council celebrates a successful year and looks forward to a better '20

The annual end-of-year meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) on Nov. 18 began with President Liz Style detailing some of the group's 2019 accomplishments. They include: holding seven...

 

Planning grant for Hays Woods received by city

The Department of City Planning has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation Program for the Hays Woods Master Plan. The grant will be matched by the City of Pittsburgh. The grant...

 

City announces matching funds from Recycling Partnership for blue recycling bins

Based on the City of Pittsburgh's zero-waste goals and the city's commitment to help residents transition to a containerized recycling system, The Recycling Partnership is offering Pittsburgh a grant...

 

Banner updates, police substation discussed at forum

The Nov. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, tree plantings, and more. City Councilman Bruce Kraus and c...

 

Mayor submits 2020 budgets to Pittsburgh City Council

Mayor William Peduto submitted his 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets to Pittsburgh City Council last week. The budgets contained no tax increases, continued commitments to long-term financial stabil...

 

Things were quieter in Carrick during October for police calls

Last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch began with a shorter than usual crime report as police said October was relatively quiet compared to the summer months. Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey distributed the report, which...

 

New public art project installation completed in Upper McKinley Park

The City of Pittsburgh, Office of Mayor William Peduto joined the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, key stakeholders, and members of the community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the...

 

Mayor Peduto names former Obama Administration official Kinsey Casey chief operations officer

Mayor William Peduto has named Kinsey Casey as the City of Pittsburgh's new chief operations officer.  In this role Ms. Casey will oversee all day-to-day operations of the city with an emphasis on co...

 

New assistant directors in City Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Parks and Recreation

Mayor William Peduto has announced the hiring of two top officials in the Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Parks and Recreation.  Kimberly Lucas is the new Assistant Director for...

 

South Side PED income steady, banners to replace holiday lights

The October meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, and tree plantings as part of the city's streetscape projec...

 

Gender equity In Pittsburgh and comparable cities

The Gender Equity Commission (GEC), housed in Mayor William Peduto’s Office of Equity, has released a pathbreaking white paper about gender and racial inequality in the city. As part of a city-wide Gender Analysis, the GEC commissioned this...

 

Office of Municipal Investigations explains process the complaint process

Carrick residents learned the process for submitting formal complaints about police officers and other city employees during a presentation from the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Municipal Investigations (OMI) at last Monday’s meeting of the...

 

Mayor names Kevin Pawlos director of the Office of Management and Budget

Mayor William Peduto is naming Kevin Pawlos, currently the assistant director – Operating Budget in the Office of Management & Budget, as Pittsburgh's new director of the Office of Management...

 

Pilot STEM program provides students with career experience

Mayor William Peduto joined Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh, Phase 4 Learning Inc., Allegheny County Housing Authority, and Everyone On to celebrate the launch of “Bridges to Tech. This 10-week STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Ma...

 

City adds capacity to address climate, energy

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning has announced the addition of two new members and the promotion of another staff member in the Department’s Sustainability and Resilience Division. The positions will work together to support...

 

City launches Pittsburgh Safe Driving Pledge

The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has announced the launch of the Pittsburgh Safe Driving Pledge.  The Safe Driving Pledge is a resident-led and empowered traffic calming and safety...

 

City releases energy benchmarking report of facilities

The City of Pittsburgh Planning Department's Sustainability and Resilience Division has released the first annual energy benchmarking report for municipal buildings owned and operated by the City of...

 

City awarded funding for electric vehicle charging stations

Gov. Tom Wolf and the Department of Environmental Protection announced the City of Pittsburgh is receiving $245,000 to install six electric vehicle charging stations at a public parking lot in East Liberty. Mayor William Peduto’s administration...

 

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