Past MIP Projects

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Allegheny County

Allegheny Township

  • Public outreach and communication / website enhancement

Avalon Borough and Kilbuck Township

  • Reorganization of tax office / records and preparation of new comprehensive plan
  • Shared manager reorganization of borough office

Baldwin Borough

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation
  • Green Task Force / Sewer Fund Analysis
  • Sanitary sewer consent orders, residential and commercial safety regulations, compliance

Bethel Park

  • GIS Database compilation, indexing and mapping of zoning hearing board cases and actions

Braddock Borough

  • Code enforcement program improvement
  • Improve earned income tax collection system
  • Managerial database program
  • Organize ordinances and resolutions for use by officials, staff and residents
  • Comprehensive funding plan for capital improvements

Brentwood

  • Comprehensive employee personnel manual
  • Vacant lot documentation
  • Five-year plan for operations and capital improvement
  • Development of a standard operating procedures manual
  • Capital Improvement Plan development

Bridgeville

  • GIS data integration

Castle Shannon

  • Coordinate borough’s involvement in several economic development projects
  • Research and create property files for buildings and lots.

Carnegie

  • Property assessment/revitalization

Churchill Borough

  • Survey population for wants/needs and communication

Clairton

  • Economic development planner
  • Housing programs development specialist
  • Personnel policy manual update
  • City services guide for residents
  • Development of a website
  • Review delinquent tax rates
  • Development of a comprehensive plan
  • Vacant property study and computer software research for future updating of study
  • Landlord tax research and analysis
  • City Wide Blighted and Abandoned Building Demolition

Coraopolis

  • Development of a comprehensive plan

Crafton

  • Development of a comprehensive recreation plan

Dormont

  • GIS sewer mapping
  • Early Intervention Program study
  • Early Intervention Policy implementation

Dravosburg

  • Personnel policy and procedure manual

Duquesne

  • Five-year projected regular and capital budgets
  • Analysis of municipal services fees
  • Analysis of real estate tax collection for economic recovery plan
  • Inventory and analysis of the city's vacant properties with recommendations for marketing and development of these properties
  • Analyze and recommend public policy relative to electric energy in public street lighting and public facilities, and identify alternatives for reducing operating costs via the sale of public water and sewer systems.

McDonald, Allegheny and Washington counties

  • Zoning and comprehensive plan revision

East McKeesport

  • Consolidate and modernize the record keeping

East Pittsburgh

  • Revenue collection assistance

Edgewood

  • Comprehensive cash flow report and long range financial plan

Edgeworth Borough

  • Create a searchable database for all Borough street trees.

Elizabeth Township

  • Create township website
  • Assist the Code Enforcement Officer with various duties related to codes and ordinances

Emsworth

  • Ordinance codification
  • Five-year comprehensive plan

Etna

  • Computerize municipal accounting system
  • Inventory of needed street repairs
  • ARTEZ business outreach

Forward Township

  • Review and update comprehensive plan
  • Development of road maintenance program with Microsoft Access

Franklin Park

  • Preparation for implementation of 911 system
  • Survey and catalog non-conforming zoning uses for existing commercial properties
  • Update & Improvements to existing GIS system

Glassport

  • Update and revise police department's policy and procedures manual
  • Help implement a police training schedule

Green Tree

  • Review planning and zoning ordinance review
  • Support for development and verification of GIS database
  • GIS field data collection and project coordination in response to the DEP sewer correction requirements

Hampton Township Municipal Authority

  • GIS mapping program
  • Coordinating the township's comprehensive plan update
  • Analyze and development of regular and capital budget revenues and expenditures over a five-year period
  • RFP for master parks and comprehensive plan

Harrison Township

  • Integration of Property and Tax Delinquency Data with Housing Code Enforcement

Heidelberg

  • Research and draft strategic plan

Homestead Borough

  • Revenue collection assistance
  • Creation of annual work plan for public works
  • Assist in developing the framework for a Main Street Program and National Main Street Accreditation

Indiana Township

  • Comprehensive plan

Ingram

  • Zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan review

Jefferson Hills

  • Personnel policy and procedures manual
  • Creation of website and personnel manual

Kennedy Township

  • Zoning and comprehensive plan revision
  • Real estate tax collection analysis and study

Marshall Township

  • Research zoning and subdivision amendments
  • Village plan for Warrendale
  • Database and GIS management

McKees Rocks

  • Implementation of goals established in the borough's strategic plan, including grant research in the area of community development

McKeesport

  • Re-codification of neighborhood ordinances

McKeesport Municipal Authority

  • Personnel policy and brochures
  • Industrial waste survey for the authority's pretreatment program for EPA compliance
  • Update GIS mapping

Millvale

  • Community business district revitalization plan
  • Pavement Management Program

Monroeville

  • Comprehensive plan update

Moon Township

  • Personnel policy development
  • Comprehensive plan overview
  • Assist drafting a redevelopment plan for Mooncrest and a strategic plan for the Beers School Road Corridor
  • Utilize the Township’s new HR module software upgrade and enter all available employee information

Mt. Lebanon

  • GIS-based sign pollution study

Munhall

  • Inventory management control system
  • Survey safety of public playgrounds
  • Interface with municipal staff, engineer, architect and planners to develop a capital infrastructure Improvement plan for 2016-2020

Murrysville

  • Assessment of retail, commercial business, and residential growth potential
  • Development of citizen-based survey

Neville Township

  • Environmental database and mapping tools for island’s strategic economic plan
  • Public works department work analysis plan

North Braddock

  • Capital improvement plan
  • Road assessment database update
  • Improved earned-income tax collection system

North Fayette Township

  • Coordinate completion of GIS system and comprehensive plan
  • Assist with a zoning ordinance review and update so that it is consistent with a newly updated Comprehensive Land Use Plan

North Hills COG/Ross Township

  • Storm water management GIS/GPS

North Versailles Township

  • Long-range financial plan
  • Catalog vacant and for-sale homes in the community
  • Examine township business district to see how to retain business and attract new business

Oakmont

  • Street sign survey

O'Hara Township

  • Computer-based budget preparation system

Ohio Township

  • Computer systems analysis and personnel policy
  • Stormwater Infrastructure Management

Penn Hills

  • Road surface management program
  • Create computerized database for street signage
  • Complete Mapping of the Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)
  • Update existing ArcGIS mapping of the municipal storm sewers

Pine Township

  • Road database and grading program

Pitcairn

  • Create a personnel policies and procedures manual
  • Computer generated spreadsheets for vehicle maintenance, payroll and record keeping for utilities

Pittsburgh

  • Planning and designing a Hospitality Zone
  • Responsible for Hospitality Zone Plan implementation
  • Develop an integrated facilities database
  • Open Data Management
  • Human Resources Information System data management

Pleasant Hills

  • Personnel manual with job descriptions

 Plum

  • Community development and planning department computerization
  • Personnel manual and website update
  • Update land development requirements, and Public Works
  • Assist with the 2016 Operating Budget, Information Technology
  • Develop a project planning and tracking system using Excel and or Access

Rankin

  • Personnel policy and procedures manual
  • Ordinance codification
  • Managerial database projects.
  • Phone System/Bills/Identification of Rental Properties/ Office Assistance

Ross Township

  • Integrate sewer inspection video into the GIS
  • AcrPad GPS data collection project that will benefit the township and other North Hills Council of Government municipalities in addressing the Watershed Based Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Permitting (MS4).
  • Employee Handbook Update

Shaler Township

  • Annual budget report and employee handbook
  • Commercial recycling compliance audit

Sharpsburg

  • Five-year capital improvements program
  • Personnel and internal control policies
  • New Zoning Ordinance and Codification Project

South Fayette Township Municipal Authority

  • GIS implementation

Springdale

  • Development of borough website

Swissvale

  • Five-year capital improvement plan
  • Road assessment database update

Tarentum

  • Capital improvement plan development
  • Zoning ordinance review

West Homestead

  • Property information database

Wilkins Township

  • Records management
  • Master Plan for Abatement of Blighted and Abandoned Structures

Wilkinsburg Borough

  • Tax base expansion initiative
  • Develop plan for vacant properties
  • Right Tool for the Job: Identifying the Best"Blight Fight" Strategy for Vacant Properties"
  • Coordinate with community partners and Borough staff for senior Citizen program and a 6-week summer recreation program

Winfield Township

  • Document Preservation and Access Program

Beaver County

Aliquippa

  • Perform property and equipment inventory of municipal assets.
  • Create a database for this information to comply wtih GASB 34 standards
  • Property maintenance / building plan
  • Property maintenance inspection

Ambridge Borough and Harmony Township

  • Zoning revision / grant development
  • Determine regional and national resources that reach potential investors

Monaca

  • Collect information on borough assets and infrastructure that will then be uploaded into a GIS mapping software program

Potter Township

  • Develop Crime Prevention through Environmental Design approach near natural gas facility
  • Identify opportunities to use technology and planning to address public safety issues

Butler County

Butler Redevelopment Authority

  • Utilizing GIS Technology for Identification/Classification of tax delinquent/blighted properties in Butler County.

Buffalo Township Municipal Authority

  • Website design

Cranberry Township and Butler County COG

  • Member assessment
  • Development of a COG action plan
  • Research other fellowship programs and establish a set of best practices

Jackson Township

  • Revision of township's comprehensive plan and township marketing
  • Assist in the facilitation of public input and act as a liaison between neighborhood groups
  • Assist in developing a Ten Year Capital Improvements Plan

Mercer County

Washington County

Charleroi

  • Police department records management and community outreach
  • Serve as Special Programs Coordinator overseeing a variety of borough projects.
  • Develop a business/investment strategy including but not limited to brochures, video, website, social media, etc. & the investigation of a incubator program.

Chartiers Township

  • Create a system to manage the files generated as a result of the subdivision land development process

Donora

  • Codify of all borough ordinances
  • Organize and digitize borough documents
  • Assist in grant writing for local, state and federal grants
  • Marketing of borough properties for sale in the newly established land bank
  • Ordinance Codification/ Land Bank creation/ Street Sign Catalog/ Reocrds Organization/ Grant Writing

Fallowfield Township

  • Website development

McDonald, Allegheny and Washington counties

  • Zoning and comprehensive plan revision

Peters Township

  • Storm water management/GIS
  • Sign inventory mapping project
  • Pavement management system

Washington

  • Residential rental registration project

Westmoreland County

Irwin, Westmoreland County

  • Capital improvement plan
  • Zoning ordinance revision and revitalization

Scottdale, Westmoreland County

  • Town center GIS mapping