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

October 11, 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 – Code Violation Process – Julianne Reiland, PLI (15 minutes)


  • 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


  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
    1. City-wide Public Safety Meeting – 6:00 PM Wednesday, October 18th at St. Pamphilus RC Church Hall, 1000 Tropical Avenue in Beechview
    2. Brashear Centennial – 5:30 PM Thursday, October 19th at Heinz History Center
    3. Pitt Make A Difference Day (PMADD) – 10 AM – 2 PM on Saturday, October 21st
    4. Fox Way Murals Celebration – 11 AM – 1 PM – 2000 Fox Way
    5. Duquesne University/South Side Resident Social – Wednesday, October 25th at the Market House from 5 PM – 7 PM.
    6. Planning Forum – Tuesday, November 14th – Brashear Association at 5:30 PM


  1. Meeting adjournment


Next meeting will be on Wednesday, November 8th at 12 Noon at Brashear Association.