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

November 8, 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 Violations in Magisterial Court – Judge Gene Ricciardi (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
      2. Officer Nathan Auvil


  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


  • 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. Teri Cataldo Fazio, Legislative Assistant, State Senator Jay Costa


  1. Community Announcements & Events
    1. Planning Forum – Tuesday, November 14th – Brashear Association at 5:30 PM
    2. Zone 3 Public Safety Meeting – Monday, November 20th – 6 PM – Zone 3
    3. Mittens & Mingle – Thursday, December 7th – Clear Story Studio



  1. Meeting adjournment


Next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 13th at 6 PM at Brashear Association.


The residents of the Flats and Slopes thank all of you for support of the South Watch process.  Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!