Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority http://wesa.fm en ICA Approves City Budget Proposal Changes, Doles Out Gaming Funds to Pensions http://wesa.fm/post/ica-approves-city-budget-proposal-changes-doles-out-gaming-funds-pensions <p>The state board that oversees the city of Pittsburgh’s finances has given its approval to changes made to the proposed city budget by Mayor Bill Peduto.</p><p>The Peduto administration had until the end of March to present final changes to the budget but has done so early.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:09:22 +0000 Deanna Garcia 24258 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh 2014 Budget and Five-Year Plan Approved http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-2014-budget-and-five-year-plan-approved <p></p><p>The state-appointed body charged with overseeing Pittsburgh's finances has given the green light to a $479 million dollar city budget.</p><p>Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA) approved the&nbsp;amended 2014 spending plan and its <span>accompanying five-year fiscal plan.</span></p><p>According to the Mayor’s office, the budget and fiscal plan calls for the continued investment in public safety, public works, technology upgrades and quality-of-life improvements for residents.</p><p>It will not increase taxes, cut services or lead to lay-offs.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:59:33 +0000 Jessica Nath 18693 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh 2014 Budget and Five-Year Plan Approved ICA Chairman Steps Down, New One Appointed http://wesa.fm/post/ica-chairman-steps-down-new-one-appointed <p>The Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority has a new chairman.</p><p>The resignation of former chair, Dana Yealy, was announced at the group&rsquo;s October meeting. The board appointed member Nicholas D. Varischetti as the new chair.</p><p>&ldquo;I think you&rsquo;re going to see the ICA working very closely with all the city stakeholders to come up with smart solutions on how we can be an asset and not a hindrance to helping the city,&rdquo; Varischetti said.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:22:40 +0000 Deanna Garcia 17768 at http://wesa.fm Firm Hired to Examine How Pittsburgh Handles Cash http://wesa.fm/post/firm-hired-examine-how-pittsburgh-handles-cash <p></p><p>Following the indictment of former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper on theft of public funds, a public accounting firm will examine the city’s internal control structure when it comes to cash.</p><p>The Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA), a financial oversight board, approved $90,000 for an analysis by Gleason and Associates.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:45:49 +0000 Deanna Garcia 6944 at http://wesa.fm