• Who's overseeing millions of dollars collected in tax revenue to fix, maintain city parks?


    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh City Council is still deciding how to oversee millions of dollars that will be collected in tax revenue for revitalize and maintain the city's parks.

    On Tuesday, council agreed the tax revenue should be audited annually by the city, but they are still debating what additional oversight is needed on how the money can be spent.

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    Last month, voters approved a referendum that will require residents to pay a $50 annual tax for each $100,000 of assessed property value.

    At the top of the priority list is Baxter Park, according to the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.

    It's joined by McKinley Park in Beltzhoover, Kennard Park in the Hill District, Spring Hill Park in Spring Hill and Ammon Park in Bedford Dwellings.

    But how the anticipated $10 million each year will be spent is a major concern for some in city council. 

    Watch the video above for reactions from councilmembers about the tax.



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