South Watch:  The South Side Flats and Slopes Code Enforcement Project Meeting Agenda

August 9, 2017


Mission:  South Watch:  The South Side Flats and Slopes Code Enforcement Project works to improve the quality of life on the South Side by bringing people and institutions together to identify code violations, advocate for their remediation and monitor the outcomes.  (This is also the mission of Oakwatch.)

  1. Introductions (5 minutes)


  1. Presentation – Rebecca Reid, Scrap the Trap


  • South Side Property Progress Report, Q & A (10 minutes)
    1. Bill Klimovich, Assistant Director, Department of Environmental Services
    2. Roberta Jamison, Administrator II, Department of Environmental Services
    3. Shawn Wigle, Program Supervisor, Department of Public Works
    4. Julie Reiland, Government and Public Relations Liaison, Permits, Licenses, and Inspections


  1. South Side Crime Report – Trends in crime for the month, Q & A (15 minutes)
    1. Pittsburgh Police, Zone 3
      1. Commander Karen Dixon
      2. Officer Nathan Auvril, Community Resource Officer
  • Sgt. Thomas Gaul, Saturation Detail


  1. Pittsburgh Parking Authority, Q & A (5 minutes)
    1. John Fournier, Director of Meter Enforcement and Residential Permit Parking


  1. News from Duquesne University Q& A (5 minutes)
    1. Tim Lewis, Director of the Office of Commuter Affairs
    2. Alexandra Kozak, Manager, Government and Community Relations


  • News from the Mayor’s Office, Q & A (5 minutes)
    1. Ernest Rajakone, Community Affairs Liaison


  • News from City Council, Q & A (5 minutes)
    1. Council President Bruce Kraus
    2. Neil Manganaro, Chief of Staff
    3. Brosha Thacheva, Community Relations Manager


  1. News from State Offices, Q & A (5 minutes)
  2. Robert Burns, Legislative Assistant, State Representative Jake Wheatley
  3. Teri Cataldo Fazio, Legislative Assistant, State Senator Jay Costa


  1. Community Announcements & Events
  2. Duquesne University New Student Orientation Community Orientation Project – Saturday, August 19th – 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  3. Planning Forum – Tuesday, September 12 – Brashear Association at 5:30 PM
  4. 15203 Neighborhood Block Party – Saturday, September 16 from 3 PM – 8 PM at Ormsby Park – S. 22nd Street.


  1. Meeting adjournment


Next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 13th at 12 Noon at Brashear Association.