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File #: 2021-2153    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/5/2021 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 12/15/2021 Final action: 12/20/2021
Enactment date: 12/20/2021 Enactment #: 885
Effective date: 12/27/2021    
Title: Resolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2022 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions. (Public Hearing held 12/13/21)
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle
Indexes: BUDGET
Attachments: 1. Summary 2021-2153- 2022 budget positions, 2. 2021-2153 November proposed 2022 Operating Budget (1), 3. 2021-2153 2022 positions _ salaries FINAL

Title

Resolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2022 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions.

(Public Hearing held 12/13/21)

 

Body

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

 

Section 1.  That from and after January 1, 2022, the number of officers and employees of all Departments, Bureaus, and Offices of the City of Pittsburgh, and the rate of compensation thereof, are hereby fixed and established as set forth herein.

 

Section 2.  To ensure the capacity of the City to provide an effective level of Municipal services which will meet the economic, physical and social needs of its citizens, residents, visitors and neighborhoods during the 2022 Fiscal Year, those positions designated by Sections 3, 4, and 5 of this Resolution shall remain filled for the entire year, subject to any reasonable time periods required to replace existing officers or employees who leave City employment for any reason during the year.  There shall be no increase in the number of filled positions so designated unless authorized by a resolution amending this budget, in accordance with Section 507 of the Home Rule Charter and Chapter 111 of the City Code.  In adopting this resolution it is the intention of Council to provide funding for the annual budget at a level that will enable all Departments, Bureaus, and Units of City Government to be staffed, equipped, and maintained at the levels mandated herein. 

 

Section 3.  The maximum levels are established for the following positions:

Department of Public Safety

Bureau of Police

2022 Account 230000.51101

 

                     Police Chief                     1

                     Deputy Chief of Police                     1

                     Assistant Chief of Police                     3   5

                     Colonel                     5

                     Commander                     12

                     Police Lieutenant                     30

                     Police Sergeant                     102

                     Police Officer                     746   749

                     Police Recruit                     As Needed

                            Total Uniformed Police:                     900

 

 

 

 

Section 4.  The maximum levels are established for the following positions:

Department of Public Safety

Bureau of Fire

2022 Account 250000.51101

 

                     Fire Chief                     1

                     Assistant Chief                     2

                     Deputy Chief                     4

                     Battalion Chief                     18

                     Firefighter Instructor                     4

                     Fire Captain                     54

                     Fire Lieutenant                     112

                     Firefighter                     472

                     Firefighter Recruit                     As Needed

                            Total Uniformed Firefighters:                     667

 

Section 5.  The maximum levels are established for the following positions:

Department of Public Safety

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

2022 Account 220000.51101

 

                     EMS Chief                     1

                     Deputy Chief                     1

                     Assistant Chief                     1

                     Division Chief                     3

                     Patient Care Coordinator                     1

                     District Chief                     10

                     Crew Chief                     39

                     Paramedic                     127

                     Emergency Medical Technician                     28

                            Total Uniformed EMS Employees:                     211

 

Section 6.  The maximum levels of staffing for all other officers and employees of all other departments and bureaus of the City and the rate of compensation thereof are hereby set in the budget document as follows.

 

Section 7.  The maximum levels of staffing for all other officers and employees of all federal grant programs, trust funds, and special revenue funds of the City and the rate of compensation thereof are hereby set in the budget document as follows.

 

Section 8.  Pursuant to Section 507 of the Home Rule Charter, Council may amend by resolution this operating budget within five weeks of the start of the 2022 fiscal year, but not thereafter except with the approval of the Mayor.  Council at all times may by resolution transfer funds from one account to another if the total budget amount is not exceeded.  The operating budget shall, in any event, remain balanced at all times. 

 

Section 9.  Pursuant to Chapter 111 of the City Code, any and all changes to the rate of compensation of employees as defined in this official budget document, known as the annual resolution, during its effective period shall be prohibited, except as provided for in Article V of the Pittsburgh Charter. 

 

Section 10.  The City Council Budget Director is authorized to make minor technical and formatting changes to the budget as needed.  No changes shall affect any salaries or staffing levels, or otherwise be substantive in nature.