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File #: 2017-1949    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/29/2017 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 10/3/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: 10/17/2017 Enactment #: 646
Effective date: 10/19/2017    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to take all necessary actions to acquire and secure a right-of-way and temporary construction easements, as-needed, for the replacement structure, including the taking of property by eminent domain if necessary, involving the West Ohio Street Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway Company.
Indexes: ENCROACHMENTS & EASEMENTS, RIGHT OF WAY
Attachments: 1. Summary 2017-1949

Title

Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to take all necessary actions to acquire and secure a right-of-way and temporary construction easements, as-needed, for the replacement structure, including the taking of property by eminent domain if necessary, involving the West Ohio Street Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway Company.

 

Body

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

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and/or  the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements or to use existing Agreements, a Contract or Contracts or to use existing Contracts, and provide for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for the securing of a right-of-way in connection with the construction of the West Ohio Street Bridge; also authorizing the taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for the purpose of construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration; authorizing the execution and filing of a Declaration of Taking and related documents, the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto; in lieu of foreclosure, gift, dedication, condemnation/eminent domain pursuant to PA Tax Code, which is Section 91.193(b)(1); and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $60,000.00, chargeable to and payable from the following accounts:

 

JDE Job No.  4023305916

JDE Fund           40114

Budget Year        2016

Amount          $48,000.00

Source               FHWA

 

JDE Job No.  4023305916

JDE Fund          40114

Budget Year       2016

Amount          $9,000.00

Source                 SH

 

JDE Job No.  4023305916

JDE Fund           40114

Budget Year        2016

Amount          $3,000.00

Source              BOND

TOTAL        $60,000.00

 

 Section 2.                     The Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements, with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, for reimbursement of the State and Federal government's share of costs to the City for the construction of the West Ohio Street Bridge.