Allegheny County Government News

Allegheny County Health Department invites small construction firms to attend free funding webinar

Small Pennsylvania construction firms can take advantage of funding for upgrading their diesel fleets by attending a free webinar scheduled for Nov. 10 from 9:30 to 10 a.m., the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) said Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

County Executive Fitzgerald submits appointments, bills for Oct. 20 meeting

The Allegheny County Office of the County Executive announced last week that County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has submitted two pieces of legislation to the County Council for consideration at the Oct. 20 meeting in Pittsburgh.

Proposed $854.8 million Allegheny County budget includes no tax increases

County executive praises work of Allegheny County Council in helping "do more with less."

Work on $11.5 million affordable housing project starts in historic Wilkinsburg neighborhood

Falconhurst Development will bring 33 high-quality affordable homes to marketplace by end of 2016.

Department of Aging chief to speak at public budget hearing

Teresa Osborne, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, will serve as keynote speaker at the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging's (AAA) public budget hearing at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday at the agency's Pittsburgh office.

Allegheny County to consider 2 Fitzgerald bills

Proposals involve filming of new TV series, transfer of county-owned property.

Allegheny County names head of budget and finance office

Allegheny County Executive announced Friday that Mary Soroka would replace the retiring Warren Finkel as the new director of budget and finance for the county.

Six Allegheny County food establishments open in January

Six food establishments opened in Allegheny County in January, the Allegheny County Health Department said Friday.

Fitzgerald puts three bills, reappointments before Allegheny council

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has submitted three bills to County Council for consideration at the upcoming Feb. 3 meeting.

Retiring Allegheny official honored as Exemplary Employee

Allegheny County officials said Wednesday that the county's Exemplary Employee Award has been presented to Warren Finkel, the retiring director of the Department of Budget and Finance.

8 food establishments opened in Allegheny County last month

The Allegheny County Health Department reported on Wednesday that eight new food establishments opened in December.

Acquisitions among bills and appointments submitted to Allegheny County Council

Twelve bills have been sent to the Allegheny County Council for consideration from its executive, Rich Fitzgerald, for the council meeting that is set to take place on Tuesday.

Allegheny County Airport Authority names new CEO

Christina Cassotis has been named the new chief executive officer of the Allegheny County Airport Authority, the authority said Tuesday.

Allegheny County, Pittsburgh announce joint effort to improve data infrastructure

On Wednesday officials from Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University announced a joint effort to help improve data-driven tools and improve how the government operates.

Allegheny executive elected to CEA board

The County Executives of America (CEA) elected Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald to its board of directors in a unanimous vote on Wednesday.

25 new Allegheny food, drink businesses open since Oct. 1

A total of 25 new food and drink establishments have opened in Allegheny County in October and November, county officials said Friday in a report.

Attorney Daniel Eichinger named Exemplary Employee by Allegheny County

Allegheny County recently presented Daniel Eichinger with the Exemplary Employee Award.

Allegheny County no longer will ask job applicants about criminal history

Potential employees looking to work for Allegheny County will no longer be asked about criminal convictions on job applications starting Jan. 1, 2015, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said Monday.

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