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

Budget meetings were held in October 2023 on the following dates in the following neighborhoods:

Troy Hill: Wednesday, October 4, 6 p.m. at Provident Charter School, 1500 Troy Hill Road

Larimer: Wednesday, October 11, 6 p.m. at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue

Hill District: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Jeron X Grayson Center, 1852 Enoch Street

Chartiers City: Monday, October 23, 6 p.m. at Community of Change, 3622 Centralia Street

Hazelwood: Tuesday, October 24, 6 p.m. at Pittsburgh Firefighters Local, 120 Flowers Avenue

Federal Funds Budget Meeting: Thursday, October 26, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the City Council Chambers. 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.


Saturday, May 13 at 1 PM
Register in advance for this meeting at: bit.ly/VirtualPGHBudget

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

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 - complete

    November/December: Council Revisions

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

  • Timeline item 10 - complete

    December: Adoption

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


Visit the EngagePGH page for 2023 Budget Engagements, linked here.


Visit the EngagePGH page for 2022 Budget Engagements, linked here.