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File #: 2018-0061    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 1/26/2018 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 1/30/2018 Final action: 2/13/2018
Enactment date: 2/13/2018 Enactment #: 2
Effective date: 2/15/2018    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to provide the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure with necessary authority to accomplish the responsibilities assigned to the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure pursuant to Ordinance 16 of 2017, enacted by City Council on March 14, 2017.
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0061.docx, 2. 2018-0061 Attachment Code Changes, 3. 2018-0061
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to provide the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure with necessary authority to accomplish the responsibilities assigned to the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure pursuant to Ordinance 16 of 2017, enacted by City Council on March 14, 2017.

Body
WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances was amended by Ordinances 15, 16, and 17 of 2017 to create a Department of Mobility and Infrastructure in the City of Pittsburgh; and

WHEREAS, Section 118.02 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances provides that "The Director of Mobility and Infrastructure shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) Oversee development of transportation plans, maps, drawings, surveys, specifications, estimates, and reports; and

(b) Supervision of transportation projects within the City and on City owned or administered property; and

(c) Enforcement of City rules, contracts, agreements, and ordinances that relate to the Department of Mobility & Infrastructure; and

(d) Coordination of work activities with external divisions/bureaus/departments, vendors, contractors, and consultants

(e) Direction of City transportation planning and participation in regional transportation planning; and

(f) Managing, coordinating, and staffing major transportation-related projects; and

(g) Oversees operating and capital budget preparation by developing and prioritizing improvement project requests; and

(h) Any other duties assigned by the Mayor;" and

WHEREAS, The Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in various locations currently vests other City Department Directors with portions of the functions listed in Section 118.02; and

WHEREAS, The Council of the City of Pittsburgh now wishes to amend various sections of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to provide the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure with the legal authority to perform the current duties of the positio...

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