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File #: 2018-0289    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/16/2018 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 4/3/2018
Enactment date: 4/3/2018 Enactment #: 232
Effective date: 4/11/2018    
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 enter into a License Agreement for a period of five years in which the City grants to Allegheny GoatScape a right to utilize grazing goats upon particular City property and/or Right-of-Way in specified locations Citywide.
Indexes: LEASE/LICENSE AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0289.docx

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 enter into a License Agreement for a period of five years in which the City grants to Allegheny GoatScape a right to utilize grazing goats upon particular City property and/or Right-of-Way in specified locations Citywide.

 

Body

WHEREAS, Allegheny GoatScape is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization; and

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to use goats as a vegetation management option; and

 

WHEREAS, the City seeks to restore Pittsburgh’s urban forests; and

 

WHEREAS, the wishes to permit Allegheny GoatScape to utilize goats as a vegetation management option to manage the spread of invasive plant species; and

 

WHEREAS, the grazing goats will access areas that humans and machines cannot while also  eating plants and seeds harmful to humans and the environment; and

 

WHEREAS, the grazing goats do not release combusted pollutants or expose the public to dangerous chemicals;

 

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

 

Section 1:  the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure are hereby authorized to enter into a License Agreement for a period of five years in which the City grants to Allegheny GoatScape a right to utilize grazing goats upon particular City property and/or Right-of-Way in specified locations Citywide.