Ceremonial Groundbreaking of Lower Hill 28 Acres Site
Councilman Lavelle, joined by political leaders from the State, County and City, participated in the groundbreaking for the first phase of infrastructure development of the Lower Hill District's 28 acre development site. Thanking residents and community activists for their work in advocating on behalf of the Hill and the City's best interests, the Councilman optimistically pointed to the transformative potential of the project.
Council Creates Affordable Housing Task Force
Councilman Lavelle introduced legislation to establish an Affordable Housing Task Force for the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of the task force is to identify the current state and projected needs of housing throughout the city to better inform its housing policy. The issue of affordability will be closely looked at to ensure a fair housing supply to all residents of Pittsburgh.
Lower Hill Development Agreement (CCIP) Available for Review
On September 9, 2014, the final draft of the Community Collaboration & Implementation Plan was officially signed and announced to the public. The plan describes specific goals, strategies and processes for maximizing the inclusion of the Greater Hill community in the redevelopment project. To access a copy of the CCIP, please click on the "Read More" link below.
Councilman Lavelle Discusses Lower Hill Development on WESA
Councilman Lavelle, together with Marimba Milliones of the Hill CDC, sat with 90.5 WESA for an interview to discuss the development of the 28 acres site in the Lower Hill District. To listen, click on the header or here.
Councilman Lavelle Sworn In for 2nd Term
Councilman Lavelle was sworn in on January 6th for his second term as the representative to District 6. Upon thanking his supporters, the Councilman vowed and asked fellow council members to advocate on behalf of the disenfranchised, stressing the importance of addressing the social issues that affect those in need in the city, in order to make Pittsburgh truly a livable city for all.
Welcome to Council District 6!