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File #: 2017-2128    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 11/17/2017 In control: Committee on Urban Recreation
On agenda: 12/20/2017 Final action: 12/31/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Resolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to name the trail names of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails. (Public Hearing Held 12-19-17)
Indexes: NAME CHANGE
Attachments: 1. Summary 2017-2128.docx

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Resolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to name the trail names of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails.

(Public Hearing Held 12-19-17)

 

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WHEREAS, Chapter 173 of the City Code establishes the Commission on Naming Public Properties; and

 

WHEREAS, as required by Chapter 173 of the City Code the Commission on Naming Public Properties shall receive requests and recommendations for naming or renaming any public property or facility and subsequently shall, upon performing its due diligence as set forth in Chapter 173.02(b) of the City Code, submit its recommendation to City Council regarding a proposed naming or renaming along with a written report to accompany its recommendation; and

 

WHEREAS, following the request of the Jim Griffin, Director of Parks and Recreation, to name the trail names of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails, the Commission on Naming Public Properties performed its due diligence as required by Chapter 173.02(b) of the City Code; and

 

WHEREAS, the Commission on Naming Public Properties approves Director Griffin’s request and hereby submits its recommendation to City Council to name the trail names of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails, as set forth in Chapter 173.02(c) of the City Code; and

 

WHEREAS, Chapter 173.02(d) of the City Code requires City Council to hold a public hearing before taking action on any recommendation by the Commission on Naming Public Properties for naming or renaming any public property or facility; and

 

WHEREAS, Chapter 173.02(e) provides that the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to name the trail names of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails, shall be deemed approved by City Council except in the event of a negative vote by a supermajority of a quorum of Members or if City Council fails to take action within sixty (60) days of receiving the Commission’s recommendation.

 

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

 

Section 1.                     The Commission on Naming Public Properties is hereby authorized as per Chapter 173 of the City Code to recommend that the trails of Brighton Heights Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, be named as follows: to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails. As condition precedent to this recommendation, the Commission on Naming Public Properties completed its due diligence as set forth in Chapter 173.02(b) of the City Code upon receiving a formal request from the Mayor to Brighton Heights Park, to Harbison Connector, Coopers Run, and Birkoff Connector Trails.

 

City Council shall proceed to hold a public hearing regarding the Commission’s recommendation and take action on same in accordance with Chapter 173.02(d) and (e) of the City Code.