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File #: 12149-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Proclamation Status: Presented & Filed
File created: 1/21/2022 In control: County Council
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Proclamation recognizing Daniel Gilman for his years of dedicated service to the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Tom Duerr, Anita Prizio, Patrick Catena, Jack Betkowski, Paul Klein, Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis, DeWitt Walton, Bob Macey, Olivia Bennett, John Palmiere, Robert Palmosina
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Proclamation recognizing Daniel Gilman for his years of dedicated service to the City of Pittsburgh.

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WHEREAS, Daniel Gilman has dedicated nearly two decades of service to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Gilman was elected to Pittsburgh City Council in 2013 representing the residents of District 8. He replaced his former boss, where he worked for several years, after his boss became Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh; and

WHEREAS, as a City of Pittsburgh Councilman, Mr. Gilman focused on creating a more accountable city government, embracing Pittsburgh’s technological renaissance in order to improve City services, and making Pittsburgh a more family-friendly and progressive city; and

WHEREAS, while on Council, Mr. Gilman sponsored legislation to create safe spaces for nursing parents in city government buildings. He also passed legislation banning the harmful practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQIA+ minors in Pittsburgh, and supported an ordinance to end the practice of inquiring into City of Pittsburgh job applicants’ salary history, which perpetuates the growing national wage gap for women and minority candidates and encouraged companies in the private sector to do the same. In addition, Mr. Gilman sponsored a City for All agenda, six pieces of legislation to enhance and expand City services for immigrants and refugees; and

WHEREAS, in 2018, Mr. Gilman decided to take on the role of Chief of Staff to Mayor William Peduto. He was responsible for carrying out the Mayor’s vision for the City, which included oversight of leadership and operations of all city departments; and

WHEREAS, over the years, Mr. Gilman has received many accolades such as being selected for the NewDEAL, appointed as Vice-Chair of the National League of Cities’ University Communities Council, recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s “40 Under 40” by Pittsburgh Magazine and Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project, and being named one of...

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