Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2016-0620    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/11/2016 In control: Committee on Performance and Asset Management
On agenda: 7/12/2016 Final action: 7/26/2016
Enactment date: 7/26/2016 Enactment #: 21
Effective date: 8/3/2016    
Title: Ordinance amending the City of Pittsburgh, Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administration, Article VII Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, Section 161.42 "Clean Construction Diesel Operations" by repealing the existing Section 161.42 and replacing it with a new Section 161.42 with the same title and purpose.
Sponsors: Dan Gilman
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Title
Ordinance amending the City of Pittsburgh, Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administration, Article VII Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, Section 161.42 "Clean Construction Diesel Operations" by repealing the existing Section 161.42 and replacing it with a new Section 161.42 with the same title and purpose.

Body
WHEREAS, in 2011, City Council enacted Ordinance 11 of 2011, effective July 27, 2011, to add a Section to the City Code entitled "Clean Construction Diesel Operations" in order to minimize human exposure and health risks from diesel particulate emissions and to reduce the health costs, missed school days, lost worker productivity and premature mortality linked to exposure to diesel particulate matter and other diesel pollutants; and

WHEREAS, the City has been working on drafting the necessary regulations and contract specifications required by this Section; and

WHEREAS, in undertaking this process and conducting additional research, the City has determined that certain changes to the Section are necessary for effective implementation.

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

Section 1. The City Code is hereby amended at Title One, Administrative; Article VII, Procedures; Chapter 161 Contracts; by adding a new section ?161.42 entitled "Clean Construction Diesel Operations" to supersede and replace the existing ?161.42.
? 161.42 - Clean Construction Diesel Operations ("CCDO")
161.42(a) Definitions. For purposes of this Section, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) Authorized Partner means an entity that enters into a written contract with the City to work with the City and/or on its behalf on a City Construction Project. For purposes of this Chapter, Authorized Partner is not meant to include another governmental entity.
(2) Best Available Retrofit Technology ("BART") means technology verified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("US EPA") or the California B...

Click here for full text