Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD)

The mission of the District is to support and finance regional assets in the areas of libraries, parks and recreation, cultural, sports and civic facilities and programs. In addition to providing grants from half of the proceeds of the Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax, the District works with citizen boards and government officials monitoring the assets for effective operation and development.

Governing Documents


The Board consists of seven members

  • 4 by Allegheny County Chief Executive
  • 2 by Mayor of Pittsburgh
  • 1 elected by board members
    • Chosen from a list of nominees provided by community and economic development organizations

  • Sylvia Fields (City)
    • Term Expires Concurrent with that of the Mayor 
  • Don Linzer (City)
    • Term Expires Concurrent with that of the Mayor 
  • Dusty Elias Kirk (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2011
  • Daniel J. Griffin, Chair (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Paul Gitnick (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Jackie Dixon (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Dr. Daniel Rosen (Board Elected)
    • Term Expires 6/30/2014


Meeting Schedule 

Contact Information

The Allegheny Regional Asset District
425 Sixth Ave., Suite 402
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-227-1900
Fax: 412-227-1905
TT Assistance: 1-800-654-5984
Email: info@radworkshere.org


The phone lines within the City of Pittsburgh's real estate division are not working due to a mechanical malfunction. Please use the email address RealEstateTaxInfo@pittsburghpa.gov if you need to contact the real estate division for any reason. If email is unavailable to you, please call 412-255-2786 and leave a voicemail. The real estate staff will return all calls as quickly as possible. Thank you.