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File #: 2017-2017    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/17/2017 In control: Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/24/2017
Enactment date: 10/24/2017 Enactment #: 661
Effective date: 10/26/2017    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution Number 432 of 2017, entitled, "Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the City of Pittsburgh ("City"), the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh ("URA") and the Pittsburgh Land Bank "PLB" to provide for future shared administrative services and the transfer of property among agencies for governmental, redevelopment, and portfolio management purposes (All Districts)", by providing for City Council review of the Policies and Procedures of the Pittsburgh Land Bank pursuant to ?174A.13(d) of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Attachments: 1. 2019 Land Bank Coop
Title
Resolution amending Resolution Number 432 of 2017, entitled, "Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the City of Pittsburgh ("City"), the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh ("URA") and the Pittsburgh Land Bank "PLB" to provide for future shared administrative services and the transfer of property among agencies for governmental, redevelopment, and portfolio management purposes (All Districts)", by providing for City Council review of the Policies and Procedures of the Pittsburgh Land Bank pursuant to ?174A.13(d) of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.

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WHEREAS, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Land Bank Act, 68 Pa.C.S.A. ? 2101 et seq. (the "Act"), authorized the creation of land banks to address issues related to vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties through the Commonwealth; and
WHEREAS, on April 14, 2014, the City passed an ordinance authorizing the creation of the Land Bank, see Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Article IX, Chapter 174(A); and
WHEREAS, the provisions of the Land Bank Ordinance and the provisions of the Act authorize the Land Bank to engage in various activities related to the acquisition, maintenance, and disposition of real property within the City; and
WHEREAS, historically, real property transfers between the Authority and the City were governed by City Resolution No. 255, Bill No. 402, effective June 25, 1998 (the "Property Reserve Resolution"), and a memorandum of understanding developed thereunder; and
WHEREAS, Section 174A.07 of the Land Bank Ordinance authorizes the PLB to contract with the City and URA to provide staffing services to the Land Bank, and Section 174A.12(d) of the Land Bank Ordinance directs the Land Bank to coordinate with the City and the URA for synchronized acquisition, maintenance, and disposition of real estate; and
WHEREAS, Section 174A.08(c)(2) of the land Bank Ordinance requires all transfers of city-owned property be approved by C...

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