PITTSBURGH, PA (May 13, 2021) The Office of Mayor William Peduto, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Office of Community Affairs invite residents to share their input on the City of Pittsburgh’s 2022 Capital and Operating Budgets through virtual forums, surveys, and online budgeting tools.
Residents are encouraged to learn about and engage with the 2022 City of Pittsburgh Budgets in the following ways:
Residents who wish to attend and participate in the Capital and Operating Budget Forums via Zoom must register in advance here. Individuals who do not wish to participate in the meetings can watch the Forums live or after the fact on City Channel Pittsburgh’s YouTube channel. All surveys, meeting registration links, recordings of meeting videos, helpful links, and other tools related to the 2022 Capital and Operating Budget engagement process will be hosted on a centralized page within the City’s EngagePGH platform here.
“In order to ensure an equitable and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that we take into account the voices of Pittsburgh residents. The 2022 Budget engagement process will empower residents to lend their voice to their city government and inform investment in their communities,” said Mayor Peduto.
All community input that is received through the survey and virtual sessions is processed by the Office of Management and Budget and distributed to appropriate department leaders, City Council offices, and Mayor’s Office for consideration when creating their budget requests.
Residents who do not have digital access or who require language access can call 311 to complete the survey over the phone. Accessibility accommodations are available upon request by emailing ADA Coordinator Hillary Roman at email@example.com. Language and translation accommodations are available upon request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. ASL interpreters will be available during all virtual Capital and Operating Budget Forums.
Questions regarding the Operating and Capital Budgets can be directed to OMBoperating@pittsburghpa.gov and email@example.com, respectively.