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City Property Tax Rate To Decline To Keep City From Illegal Windfall

As required by state law after a county reassessment, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has proposed a reduction in the city’s property tax rate to keep the city from reaping a windfall from a 48 percent increase in property values under the county’s new assessment system.


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Council Moves Step Closer To Relaxing Parking Enforcement

On behalf of a majority of Pittsburgh city council members, Councilman Bill Peduto introduced a bill to suspend until January the enforcement of city parking meter charges after 6 p.m.



Plan To Enforce City Parking Meters On July 4th Stopped

Parking tickets have always been a solid source of potential revenue for Pittsburgh, but for years there’s been an exemption for the Regatta and Fourth of July.


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Snow Takes Toll On Municipality Budgets

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Winter means snow. Snow means salt and worker overtime to clear the roads. And all that costs money. So how bad is it this year, particularly when many communities already have other […]