Watch: Mayor Ed Gainey delivers his budget address on November 13, 2023

COMPLETE: October 2023 meetings to preview the draft budget

Our Budget, Our Values: Join us to preview the 2024 Budget!

In May, hundreds of neighbors from across our city came together to discuss neighborhood priorities and opportunities with City of Pittsburgh leaders. We listened, crunched the numbers, and are ready to share our first draft!

Join us for a summary of the 2024 draft budgets, and talk with city department leaders to learn how it will help us to succeed in our important endeavors. Dinner will be provided at all meetings.

RSVP by emailing or by calling 311.

October 2023 Meeting Dates and Locations

RSVP by emailing or by calling 311

Troy Hill

Wednesday, October 4, 6 PM

Provident Charter School, 1500 Troy Hill Road


Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM

Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue

Hill District

Thursday, October 12, 6:30 PM

Jeron X Grayson Center, 1852 Enoch Street

Chartiers City

Monday, October 23, 6 PM

Community of Change, 3622 Centralia Street


Tuesday, October 24, 6 PM

Pittsburgh Firefighters Local, 120 Flowers Avenue

Federal Funds Budget Meeting

Thursday, October 26, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A discussion of how federal funds will be allocated to benefit low- and moderate-income City of Pittsburgh residents, followed by a discussion of upcoming Affordable Housing plans.

In person:

City Council Chambers

414 Grant St, 5th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Virtual (registration required):

Anyone with accessibility or language concerns can email for help.

Share your input on the Mayor's preliminary 2024 Operating and Capital Budgets.

The Mayor's preliminary 2024 Capital and Operating Budgets can be found via the links on the right side of this page.
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City of Pittsburgh Budget Timeline

  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    April: Priorities

    Mayor provides budget priorities and goals to the Office of Management and Budget and to City of Pittsburgh departments

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    May: Proposals

    OMB issues requests for budget proposals from City of Pittsburgh departments

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    May/June: Public Engagement

    OMB solicits feedback from the public through:

    • Capital Budget Survey
    • Operating Budget Survey
    • Four in-person public engagements and one virtual public engagement
    • Capital and Operating Budget Simulators
  • Timeline item 4 - complete

    July: Deadline for Budget Proposals

    Capital and operating budget proposals from departments are due

  • Timeline item 5 - complete

    August/September: Internal Discussion

    OMB meets with departments to discuss their budget proposals

  • Timeline item 6 - complete

    September: Preliminary Budget

    The Mayor releases a preliminary budget at the end of the month

  • Timeline item 7 - complete

    October: Public Engagement

    OMB solicits feedback on the preliminary budget

  • Timeline item 8 - complete

    October: Adjustments

    OMB makes adjustments to the prelimary budget as needed

  • Timeline item 9 - active

    November/December: Council Revisions

    City Council holds televised budget hearings and revisions to the proposed budget are considered

  • Timeline item 10 - incomplete

    December: Adoption

    City Council must adopt a balanced City of Pittsburgh budget by December 31

Summer Meetings

Saturday, May 13 at 1 PM
Register in advance for this meeting at:

NOTE: After Registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Wednesday, May 17 at 6 PM
Phillips Recreation Center

201 Parkfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Thursday, May 18 at 6 PM
Manchester Citizens Corporation Center

1319 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Thursday, June 1 at 6 PM
Sheraden Senior Center

720 Sherwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15204

Wednesday, June 7 at 6 PM
Homewood Senior Center

7321 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Any individual who requires an accommodation for effective communication or a modification of policies or procedures to attend and/or participate in a program, service, or activity provided by the City of Pittsburgh should contact the City ADA Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than two business days before the event by emailing

Capital Project Ideas

2024 Budget Survey