Suffice to say for now that Bill Peduto already fired off a letter insisting that “it is important that an agreement be created that outlines the cost sharing of any potential funding shortfalls, cost overruns, and future liabilities.” Patrick Dowd similarly wrote that “we need but do not have a written memorandum of understanding between the City and County” and asked for “clarity“. Council President Doug Shields mentioned that Pittsburgh is already forging and signing cooperation agreements with other municipalities and governments for the G-20 — just not the big one, so to speak.
Matt Drozd suggested that Dan Onorato make up for any funding gap from his own campaign treasury.
*-UPDATE: These look to have been tweeted sometime after 6 PM:
**-UPDATE, THE DEUX: Briem seems like he’s on the right track.
***-UPDATE 3: Looks like the City has its deal together. (P-G, Rich Lord)
****-UPDATE 4: You don’t see this every day: