The city's Human Services Advisory Council is requesting public comment on human service needs in Pittsfield.

The council is an 11-member advisory committee that provides funding recommendations to the mayor on how the city should allocate its human services funding. New this year, the council will also consider comments from organizations that serve Pittsfield residents.

Public comments will be accepted through April 30.

Comments may be submitted via email to; phone at 413-499-9367; teletype at 413-499-9340; or by mail to Justine Dodds, Pittsfield Department of Community Development, 70 Allen St., Pittsfield, MA 01201.

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