Monday, June 14, 2010

Fw: Speak Up Wed. - Important City Council Meeting - 6/16, 9:30am

Planning is good as it is way better than the typical: folly.

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From: B-PEP Special Announcement <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 18:40:23 -0400 (EDT)
To: <>
Subject: Speak Up Wed. - Important City Council Meeting - 6/16, 9:30am

The following is a special message from the B-PEP and B-PEP's Regional Equity Monitoring Project (REMP):

Hey Pittsburgh!

Do you think YOUR COMMUNITY should have a say in how the city spends money?

Come out to City Council to on Wednesday to support legislation crafted by Councilman Ricky Burgess that calls for a capital improvement planning process that is both transparent and equitable!

Where: 414 Grant Street, 5th floor
When: Wednesday, June 16th - 9:30am Press Conference, 10:00am City Council Standing Committee Meeting

How: Attend! Please do your best to be present at this very important meeting. Speak up! City residents can give public comment for up to three minutes. Let City Council know you want carefully planned city spending with community input; in order to ensure that the needs of our neighborhoods are addressed.

To read more about the four bills up for discussion visit the City's online Legislative Information Center or click the links below.

  •     Non Supplanting
  •     Six Year Capital Plan (2010-0508)
  •     Community Groups Present Needs Prior to Creation of Capital Improvement Plan and Capital Budget (2010-0595)
  •     Capital Improvement Committee (2010-0596)

To download the agenda for Wednesday's meeting visit

B-PEP and B-PEP's REMP are part of a coalition of individuals and organizations working towards fair and equitable neighborhood spending in Pittsburgh. To view the principles of this group visit the REMP Website.

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