City of Pittsburgh Council District 7
District 7 In the News

PITTSBURGH LAND BANK

Pittsburgh City Paper: Gross introduces land bank legislation 1/14/14

Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Bill addresses vacated land: Land bank would rehabilitate property and sell it to individuals, developers                                             

Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh councilwoman introduces bill designed to reduce blight                                                                                         


BUNCHER DEVELOPMENT, THE LOWER STRIP DISTRICT, AND LAWRENCEVILLE

Former Pittsburgh mayor wants Strip District redevelopment to provide more public access to riverbank - 12/5/12

Former Pittsburgh mayor Murphy comes out against Buncher project - 12/5/12

Strip developer rejects increasing setback from Allegheny River - 11/8/12

Buncher's Strip District riverfront plan: Go for greatness - 11/4/12

Public waterways: Buncher's project must not impede river access - 10/30/12

Side-tracked? A railroad's lawsuit makes a point about the Strip - 10/4/12

Railroad sues over Buncher plans for the Strip - 9/25/12

Buncher Co finance plan for Pittsburgh's Strip District in turmoil - 7/25/12

Buncher's plan will only weaken Strip District - 7/21/12

Special zoning in works for Pittsburgh development  - 7/17/12

More Pittsburgh councilmen pick at Strip District development - 7/9/12

Developer's plan for Strip District evokes decades-old controversy  - 7/2/12

Councilman wants answers on Strip District project - 6/5/2012

Strip District project's funding held by Councilman Dowd - 5/13/2012

Councilman shelves Mayor's tax-break bill, extension of building incentives questioned - 5/30/2012


CITY FINANCES AND PENSION FUNDING

City pension board rejects studying 'realistic' returns - 8/24/12

Overseers caution Pittsburgh on pensions - 8/8/12

City controller criticizes the mayor for the city's financial situation - 8/7/12

How pension bailout came in a frenzy at 11th hour - 1/9/11

Council making last minute corrections to move forward with bailout plan - 12/31/10

Pittsburgh is granted a two-year extension to fix pension - 9/17/10

The parking rates in Pittsburgh will rise - 7/6/10

City Council approves a Parking asset study - 6/9/10

Pittsburgh eyes increasing parking fines  5/20/10

State House delays action on pension takeover as talks continue - 9/10/09

Public unions protest regarding pension changes - 9/9/09

Pittsburgh asks for a two year extension to fix the pension program - 8/30/09

Senate OKs pension bill which would allow the state to take over the pension fund - 8/27/09

The possibility of a state-takeover of pensions is revealed - 8/3/09

The Mayor gathers to address pension crises - 4/12/07


CITY COUNCIL

Pittsburgh City Council bill would increase taxes on billboards - 9/12/12

Council could face heated issue after it returns from August recess - 8/6/12

Map plan changes council representation in 30 districts - 6/23/2012

City council at crossroads as it heads into new term - 1/2/2012

City council refuses to override 2 mayor vetos - 12/31/2011


PITTSBURGH WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY

Water and Sewer Authority improves call center service - 2/4/13

Pittsburgh water manager working to improve authority - 8/20/12

Sewage authority goes outside for manager - 7/30/12

Sewage overflow project will be expensive - 7/18/12

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority hires outside management company - 7/12/12

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to hire management firm - 6/9/12

PWSA steps up search for leader - 1/16/12

Pittsburgh Water to consider new director or management company - 1/13/12

City sewer authority approves 5 percent rate hike - 12/17/11

Water authority criticized over lack of leadership - 12/10/11

Councilman's disappointment in PWSA board gushes forth - 11/19/11

Tapping into sewer can lead to nasty surprises - 10/24/11

Manage stormwater runoff near your home, officials urge - 10/17/11

City studies fixing water authority and stormwater management - 10/15/11

'Sewer to nowhere' often floods home of Polish Hill man - 9/18/11

Long-term solutions sought to handle flooding on Washington Boulevard - 9/10/11

Flash flood warnings systems measuring water levels are costly - 8/28/11

New stream is natural fix to flooding woe - 8/25/11

New utility could manage flood area - 8/24/11

OTHER RELATED ARTICLES

Ambitious Plan Proposed to Fix Washington Boulevard - 4/10/12

Crunched by the numbers - 12/29/11

City's capital budget to grow - 12/5/211

Poplawski house sold at auction, to be demolished - 10/4/11

Pension reprieve: The city keeps control, but there is still much to do - 9/22/11

City revisiting noise ordinance - 7/28/11

Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd seeks re-election - 1/19/11

 

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