Citizen complaint: The city must ensure Redd-Up service on 311 calls

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette So maybe the squeaky wheel doesn’t get the grease. That’s one finding from the Pittsburgh controller’s performance audit of the city’s Redd-Up crew, a work unit of the public works department charged with addressing blight conditions like messy empty lots, troublesome vacant structures, accumulated debris and various code enforcement …

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City controller proposes parking lease alternative

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 By Rich Lord and Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Saying a mayoral plan to lease parking garages and meters would raise rates too high and cede too much control, Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb today outlined an alternative means of avoiding state takeover of the city’s pension fund.

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