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File #: 2020-0057    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 1/21/2020 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/17/2021 Final action: 11/22/2021
Enactment date: 11/22/2021 Enactment #: 43
Effective date: 11/30/2021    
Title: Ordinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 238 - The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund, to conform with the Home Rule Charter Article Nine (9) in order to establish the creation of the Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund. (Public Hearing held 3/5/20)
Sponsors: Anthony Coghill, Deborah L. Gross
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/30/20213 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20213 City Council Passed FinallyPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/17/20213 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/17/20213 Standing Committee AMENDEDPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/9/20212 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/1/20212 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/1/20212 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/1/20212 Standing Committee MotionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/20/20212 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/5/20202 Committee on Hearings Public Hearing Held  Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/26/20202 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/5/20202 Standing Committee Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/20202 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/20202 Standing Committee AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/29/20201 Standing Committee Referred for Legal OpinionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/21/20201 City Council Read and referred  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Ordinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 238 - The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund, to conform with the Home Rule Charter Article Nine (9) in order to establish the creation of the Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund.
(Public Hearing held 3/5/20)

Body
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The City Code is hereby amended and supplemented at Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, by adding a new Chapter, entitled "Chapter 237 238: City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund" as follows:

237 238 - CITY OF PITTSBURGH PARKS TRUST FUND

237 238.01 - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH PARKS TRUST FUND.
The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund shall be created by the Office of the Controller as a separate fund for the purpose of supporting the improvement, maintenance, creation and operation of public parks, improving park safety, providing equitable funding for parks, and securing charitable funds and services from a charitable city parks conservancy.

237 238.02 - DEPOSITING FUNDS
(a) The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund may be funded by real estate tax revenue, as set forth in Chapter 902 of the Home Rule Charter, and Chapter 263 of the City Code.
(b) The Parks Trust Fund may also receive monies and contributions from additional sources, including existing trust funds dedicated to park uses, other funds as determined by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, private charitable donations, and matching funds from charitable city parks conservancies as further provided in Section 903 of the Home Rule Charter, in addition to other public and private sources.

237 238.03 - ANNUAL AUTHORIZATION
The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund shall require an annual authorization of proposed expenditures. The annual authorizing resolution may authorize the issuance of requests for proposals, estimates, bids, cost projections, and other allowable contracti...

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