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 News    May 14, 2019 

City farmers markets opening for the season

The City of Pittsburgh is kicked off Farmers Market season with exciting new support and tools for all regional markets. Mayor William Peduto, the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, Just Harvest and other community leaders marked the start of farmers...

 
 News    May 14, 2019 

Mayor William Peduto creates the city's first Office of Equity

Mayor William Peduto has signed an Executive Order creating the City’s Office of Equity, which will work across City of Pittsburgh government to embed the importance of equity in government work, and address and eradicate inequalities in all its...

 
 News    May 7, 2019

City launches podcast on public art

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a new series of podcasts centered around the city's collection of monuments, memorials, and public art. The series is an effort of the Public Art and Civic Design Division (PA+CD) of the Department of City...

 

Free book program is for city preschoolers

A new program offering free monthly books to Pittsburgh children from birth to age 5 is now taking applications from parents and guardians.  The free book program – in conjunction with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the...

 

Devlin Field in Arlington one of two benefiting from Pirate Charities

Two City of Pittsburgh baseball fields are set to be updated this spring with funding assistance from Pirates Charities, the philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pirates Charities' "Fields for...

 

City offering free lawn cutting for some residents

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for the second of year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. It is a free program for veterans, people over the age of 62, and those with a...

 

Resource Fair is open for Housing Opportunity Fund

The Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) is hosting a Housing Celebration and Resource Fair on April 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 412 Boulevard of the Allies. The Resource Fair is an opportunity for residents to meet with HOF and URA Housing staff, along with...

 

City releases second Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Report

The City of Pittsburgh has released the second annual report on the Pittsburgh Equity Indicators: a set of 80 measures that report disparities by race, gender, or income in four domains: Health, Food, and Safety; Education, Workforce Development,...

 

See where your city taxes go with budget simulator

City of Pittsburgh taxpayers can see where their local taxes go by using the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s online public budget tool Balancing Act, http://pittsburghpa.gov/omb/budget-tax-receipt-simulation This tool provides information...

 

Environmentally friendly guidelines adopted by URA

The board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh has adopted the city’s “Clean Construction” guidelines.  The guidelines require all city government construction projects costing $2.5 million or more to use diesel emission control...

 

Micro loan program for women, minorities extended

A successful micro loan program helping small businesses started last year with the support of Mayor William Peduto is set to become permanent.  The Micro-Enterprise Loan Program started in 2018 by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh...

 

Learn about Division 4's new building on April 22

South Pittsburgh residents will have an opportunity to hear plans for the new Public Works Division 4 facility off of Bausman Avenue in Knoxville on Monday, April 22, beginning at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Knoxville Library, 400...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

Mayor issues policies aimed at autonomous vehicle testing

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order outlining city objectives and expectations for the safe testing of autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh, and assigning responsibilities for the development of transparent and constructive reporting...

 

PWSA will get state funds for its area lead line replacement project

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) completed settlement on a $49 million construction project to replace drinking water lead service lines in the distribution systems of the Morningside, Homewood, Perry, Mount Washington, South Side and...

 

City to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor William Peduto’s administration is introducing a $2 million fund to boost the quality of early learning and Pre-K within the city by improving child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund, introduced to Pittsburgh...

 

City chooses consultant to roll out Language Access Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has teamed up with Bromberg & Associates and Federal Compliance Consulting to aid in the rollout of the city’s Language Access Plan. The city and consultants are moving forward with inclusively addressing the various...

 

Allentown community meeting

The next Allentown Community Development Corp. community meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes presentations on ioby crowd funding and from...

 

City launching Dolly Parton Book Gifting Program with foundation support

Mayor William Peduto’s administration plans to launch a free book program for children from birth to age 5 with support from the Benter Foundation. Legislation has been introduced to Pittsburgh City Council to accept $250,000 from the foundation...

 

Peduto administration proposing changes to towing procedures in city

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has issued a request for proposals to bring safety and customer protections to towing procedures for vehicles involved in accidents on city streets.  Under the proposal, only one towing company would be...

 

City seeking contractor proposals for the City Cuts Senior Lawn-Cutting Program

The City of Pittsburgh is soliciting bids for the second year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program, and is holding meetings for interested contractors. Solicitation #19000024 went live on Beacon, the city’s transparent, web-based procurement...

 

Officials announce city property tax relief plan

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr., Representatives Ed Gainey and Sara Innamorato, and Mayor William Peduto have announced plans for a property tax relief program for Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh continues to experience increased investment and...

 

City approves first RCOs, groups get help to apply

The Registered Community Organization (RCO) process is now underway. The Larimer Consensus Group and Oakland Planning and Development Corporation have completed the application process and are now established as RCOs. As RCOs, these organizations...

 

Pittsburgh Police will establish a new domestic violence unit

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is set to establish a new investigations unit this year focusing on domestic violence cases, using $500,000 in funding from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. Legislation accepting the funding has been introduced to...

 

Civic Leadership Academy for city residents, businesses

Registration is now open for the City of Pittsburgh Civic Leadership Academy, a free program for residents and business owners operating within city limits. The Civic Leadership Academy is an 11-week course encouraging civic leadership by giving...

 

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