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File #: 2019-1442    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/1/2019 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 3/5/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Enactment date: 3/19/2019 Enactment #: 191
Effective date: 3/28/2019    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Urban Design Ventures, LLC for services relating to the administration of the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Ninety-One Thousand Dollars ($191,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2019-1442-Approval Letter - Urban Design Ventures, 2. Summary 2019-1442
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Urban Design Ventures, LLC for services relating to the administration of the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Ninety-One Thousand Dollars ($191,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.

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

Section 1. The Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Urban Design Ventures, LLC for services related to the preparation the Annual Action Plan, the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), the Five Year Consolidated Plan, and the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). In addition to preparing these documents required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Urban Design Ventures may also provide technical assistance to the City including but not limited to best practice research and audit response for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs, and other HUD-funded programs. The work is for a sum not to exceed $191,000.00 over three years, with two one-year City options to extend the contract for $43,000 a year, subject to annual appropriation by City Council for future years.

Funds shall be paid from the following accounts:

2019: 1263320019.58101.00 CDBG ADMINISTRATION $ 105,000
2020: 1263320020.58101.00 CDBG ADMINISTRATION $ 43,000
2021: 1263320021.58101.00 CDBG ADMINISTRATION $ 43,000
2022: 1263320022.58101.00 CDBG ADMINISTRATION (OPTIONAL) $ 43,000
2023: 1263320023.58101.00 CDBG ADMINISTRATION (OP...

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