• – As City Controller, Michael Lamb launched Open Book Pittsburgh, a website that allows citizens to search and view all City contracts and campaign contributions and expenses of all candidates running for office in the City of Pittsburgh.
  • – As City Controller, Michael Lamb released Pittsburgh’s first Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). A user-friendly version of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) that provides a clearer picture of Pittsburgh’s financial condition and provides information on City demographics and government.
  • – Under the direction of Michael Lamb, the City Controller’s Office each year has completed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) by May 1st, exceeding the mandate of the City of Pittsburgh’s Home Rule Charter.
  • -As City Controller, Michael Lamb has improved the Fiscal and Performance Audit functions of the City Controller’s Office.
  • – Michael Lamb has been instrumental in the creation of CONNECT, The Congress of Neighboring Communities. CONNECT is an organization that provides a vehicle to coordinate the activities of the City of Pittsburgh and the 35 municipalities that share its border.
  • – As City Controller, Michael Lamb released “Critical Condition.” A report that details the funding shortages that face Emergency Management Services across Allegheny County. The report also recommends a solution to these shortages in funding.
  • – Under the direction of Michael Lamb, the City Controller’s Office worked with the County Controller’s Office to complete the first ever joint City-County Audit. The audit was of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN).
  • – As Deputy Prothonotary, then Prothonotary of Allegheny County, Michael Lamb transformed the Civil Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas from a 19th century record keeping office to the most technologically advance court recording office in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • – As Allegheny County Prothonotary, Michael Lamb returned millions of dollars in surpluses to Allegheny County taxpayers and reduced the budget of the Prothonotary’s Office. He cut costs in the Prothonotary’s Office by reducing office staff through attrition, while at the same time improving service.