Friday, June 6, 2008
Pittsburgh City Council and the Mayor have agreed to submit departmental goals and objectives prior to the start of the budget process. All city departments will be required to submit their mission statement along with a list of goals and objectives for the upcoming year. The objectives will be due by July 31st, 2008. Council members Patrick Dowd and Bill Peduto requested the performance statements and have said it will increase transparency during the budget process and allow city council to see exactly what tax payers money will be used for.