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File #: 2014-0643    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 7/15/2014 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 12/31/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Resolution authorizing the Solicitor, in a form approved by the Solicitor, to issue a Request for Proposals for a qualified attorney or law firm and to execute an agreement or agreements and/or a contract or contracts by and between the Pittsburgh Land Bank and qualified outside legal counsel and/or consultants to provide independent legal and consulting services to the Pittsburgh Land Bank. Cost not to exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000).
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, CONTRACT
Attachments: 1. 2014-0643.docx
Title
Resolution authorizing the Solicitor, in a form approved by the Solicitor, to issue a Request for Proposals for a qualified attorney or law firm and to execute an agreement or agreements and/or a contract or contracts by and between the Pittsburgh Land Bank and qualified outside legal counsel and/or consultants to provide independent legal and consulting services to the Pittsburgh Land Bank. Cost not to exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000).

Body
Whereas, Ordinance Number 10 of 2014, signed into law by Mayor William Peduto on April 22, 2014, established the Pittsburgh Land Bank, a body corporate and politic, to facilitate blight reduction and to put vacant and distressed properties back into re-use; and,

Whereas, on April 30, 2014, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, granted the Pittsburgh Land Bank a “Certificate of Incorporation” pursuant to Act 153 of 2012; and,

Whereas, the Pittsburgh Land Bank is in need of legal and consulting services to affect its' timely and efficient organization and operation; and,

Whereas, the Pittsburgh Land Bank will be an important revitalization tool for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods throughout the City; and,

Whereas, City Council hereby finds and acknowledges that the timely efficient organization and operation of the Pittsburgh Land Bank to be an important public purpose.

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


Section 1. The City Solicitor is hereby authorized and directed, in a form approved by the Solicitor, to issue a Request for Proposals for a qualified attorney or law firm and to execute an agreement or agreements and/or a contract or contracts by and between the Pittsburgh Land Bank and qualified outside legal counsel and/or consultants to provide independent legal and consulting services to the Pittsburgh Land Bank. Cost not to exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) chargeable to and payable from the Three Taxing Bodies Trus...

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