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File #: 2015-2325    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/4/2015 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: 12/8/2015 Final action: 12/21/2015
Enactment date: 12/21/2015 Enactment #: 839
Effective date: 12/28/2015    
Title: Resolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh ("City") to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Wilkinsburg ("Borough") with regard to the City providing fire and emergency management services to the Borough pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. ??2301 et seq. and the Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. ??7501 et seq.
Indexes: COOPERATION AGREEMENT/S
Title
Resolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh ("City") to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Wilkinsburg ("Borough") with regard to the City providing fire and emergency management services to the Borough pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. ??2301 et seq. and the Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. ??7501 et seq.

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WHEREAS, the City and Borough previously entered, pursuant to Resolution No. 227 of 2011, into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Wilkinsburg with regard to fire and emergency management services; and

WHEREAS, the current Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City and Borough is set to expire at the end of 2015; and

WHEREAS, the City and Borough seek to continue their cooperative arrangement by entering into a new Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with regard to fire and emergency management services for a new five-term commencing on or about January 1, 2016 and ending on or about December 31, 2020 with an option to renew for additional five-year terms. The cost estimate of such future additional five-year terms shall be predicated on wages and benefits currently provided under the current labor agreement between the City and its firefighters' union (i.e. IAFF Local 1). To the extent any future labor agreements between CITY and the Union provide for an increase in wages or benefits to members of the Union, the Cost of Service shall be increased accordingly; and

WHEREAS, in conjunction with said Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements the parties must each, pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. ?2305, and the Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. ?7503, enact an ordinance authorizing such intergovernmental cooperation.

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

Section 1 - TITLE
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