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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...

 

Applications are now open for city's Civic Leadership Academy

The application period for the City of Pittsburgh’s Civic Leadership Academy is now open. The Civic Leadership Academy is a free, 11-week course encouraging more informed, effective, and inspired community and civic leadership by giving city...

 

City to operate a drop-off center for electronics, household hazardous waste

Starting July 24, for the first time since TVs and computers were banned from Pennsylvania landfills in 2010, the City of Pittsburgh will subsidize a twice-weekly option for electronics and household hazardous waste recycling at a drop-off site in th...

 

City implements changes by Police Bureau after 2018 incident at Kopy's

Changes continue to be implemented in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s Narcotics and Vice Division following an October 2018 incident inside Kopy’s bar in the South Side, Mayor William Peduto and Public Safety Director Wendel...

 

Quality of life cases will be heard by local judges

A new order from the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will lead to neighborhood-level oversight of enforcement actions by the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.  DOMI regularly holds contractors and others responsible for...

 

City graduates 24 new police officers

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police welcomed 24 new officers Tuesday evening during a Training Academy Graduation Ceremony for recruit class BR 18-03. The class of 24 graduates began their training on...

 

Pittsburgh announces partnership to purchase electric vehicles

At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative ("the Collaborative") - with which the City of Pittsburgh is partnering to elec...

 

Board elections, bylaw changes at the SSCC meeting

Board elections and bylaw changes topped the annual general meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) on June 24 at the Brashear Center. The meeting also included a presentation by Allison...

 

Mayor proposes expanded use of recycling bins

Seeking to improve the quality of recycling in Pittsburgh and to boost efforts to meet zero waste goals, Mayor William Peduto has announced plans to provide thousands more blue recycling bins to city...

 

One million meals among citywide food improvement efforts

Mayor William Peduto celebrated the kickoff of the 2019 Summer Food Program, and findings that the city’s food programs have served more than 1 million meals since they were reformed in 2015. Meals served by Citiparks’ GrubUp program accompany...

 

URA, Rodriguez partner to preserve affordable housing in the Flats

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced t it has closed on a $175,000 loan to an affiliate of a.m. Rodriguez, Inc., allowing this developer to buy out the limited partnership shares of two affordable housing developments...

 

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