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The Neighborhood Improvement Team (NIT) is comprised of City staff representing various departments who are dedicated to improving our neighborhoods. It is a partnership between the City and its residents that is based on the belief that we can do a better job solving problems together. The NIT holds neighborhood meetings throughout the City to listen, document, and help resolve citizen’s issues and concerns.

NIT Meeting Minutes

NIT Meeting Minutes ~ Spanish


Mission Statement

Create partnerships with resident to improve the quality of life in our community by identifying and applying resources in response to neighborhood concerns.

NIT Program Goals

  • Provide the neighborhoods with the tools and resources to address the neighborhoods’ concerns and issues.
  • Focus responses by City departments’ to neighborhood problems and requests for assistance.
  • Educate residents about the organizational structure of the City and its services, resources and procedures.
  • Ensure that limited City resources are directed to the highest priorities of the neighborhoods.
  • Empower residents to take responsibility for solving concerns in their neighborhoods.
  • Encourage neighborhood pride.

NIT Program Overview

In January 2004, the City started an aggressive campaign to improve the quality of life in targeted neighborhoods by improving communication between the citizens and the City government. The result was the creation of Pittsburg’s Neighborhood Improvement Team (NIT).

Departments, which once individually responded to neighborhood issues, now work together to solve these issues and produce noticeable results. The coordination and dedication of these City resources (especially staff time) create permanent, positive change in the various neighborhoods around the City.

From neighborhood cleanups to fencing and street tree programs, the NIT has delivered amazing results since its inception. The program has:

  • Increased citizen responsibility
  • Enhanced neighborhood pride
  • Improved community relations and
  • Increased citizen engagement

The NIT has embarked on many successful projects/programs that were all established based on residents concerns and priorities.

  

 

Central Addition

Highschool Village Cleanup

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Central Addition

Last updated: 1/12/2017 1:51:40 PM