Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced today a series of personnel developments.
The Mayor has accepted the resignation of press secretary, Alecia Sirk, effective immediately.
Additionally, and in response to a series of media announcements today, Pat Ford, executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority, has asked for and been granted a leave of absence. Mr. Ford has further requested a full review of the issues raised relative to the exchange of gifts by the appropriate agencies.
Mr. Ford’s board seat on the Housing Authority will be filled by Fred Frank.
For additional information related to these personnel developments, please call Yarone Zober at 412-670-1714. All other media inquiries are to be directed to Joanna Doven.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl
512 City County Building | 414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
telephone: 412-255-2626 | facsimile: 412-255-2687