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File #: 2017-2081    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/3/2017 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/6/2017 Final action: 11/20/2017
Enactment date: 11/20/2017 Enactment #: 720
Effective date: 12/1/2017    
Title: Resolution amending the Rules of Council by adding purview over the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to the responsibilities of the Council Standing Committee on Public Works
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus
Indexes: RULES OF COUNCIL

Title

Resolution amending the Rules of Council by adding purview over the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to the responsibilities of the Council Standing Committee on Public Works

 

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WHEREAS, per Pittsburgh City Council’s established and adopted rules, all ordinances, resolutions, bills, papers and other matters of every kind submitted to council from each department of the administration must be assigned to the purview of a particular Council Standing Committee; and,

 

WHEREAS, legislation and action originating from the newly created Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has not been officially assigned to the purview of a specific Council Standing Committee; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has been created to work closely with the Department of Public Works in planning, developing, and overseeing activity in the public right-of-way, and should therefore be placed under the purview of the Committee on Public Works;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOVOLVED AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1. The Rules of Council are hereby amended by adding additional language to Rule VI, Section 1, Line D - Committee on Public Works, adding new sub-line 2. - Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, and reordering the existing sub-lines as follows:

D.      Committee on Public Works, which shall have charge of and jurisdiction over all ordinances, resolutions, bills, or papers affecting or pertaining to:

1.                  Construction and maintenance of Public Works

2.                                           Department of Mobility and Infrastructure

3.                  Department of Public Works, and the Bureaus of:

a.                     Bureau of Administration

b.                     Bureau of Operations

c.                     Bureau of Environmental Services

d.                    Bureau of Transportation & Engineering

4.                     Facilities Operation and Maintenance (Not Parks or Recreation related)

5.                     Forestry & Shade Tree Commission

6.                     Public Right-of-Way management

7.                     Public Right-of-Way maintenance

8.                     Streets Lighting