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File #: 2020-0221    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/17/2020 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Enactment date: 3/17/2020 Enactment #: 140
Effective date: 3/17/2020    
Title: Resolution providing for ratification by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with City of Pittsburgh Code ?113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. ??7101 et seq., in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.
Attachments: 1. 2020-0221 Exhibit A-Emergency Declaration - Copy

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Resolution providing for ratification by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7101 et seq., in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.

 

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WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh issued a Declaration of Emergency in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code at 35 Pa. C.S. § 7501 and with City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03; this Declaration of Emergency is subject to ratification by City Council; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes to ratify the Mayor’s Declaration of Emergency in order to provide the City of the Pittsburgh with appropriate means to respond the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.

 

Therefore, be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1. The Declaration of Emergency, issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit A, is hereby ratified by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh in accordance with all applicable law including City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code at 35 Pa. C.S. § 7501.