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File #: 2020-0521    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Held in Standing Committee
File created: 7/7/2020 In control: Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management
On agenda: 10/27/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Resolution repealing, amending and re-enacting Resolution Number 18 of 1983, effective January 20, 1983, titled, "Resolution authorizing and directing that the Bureau of Cable Communications, Department of Public Works, broadcast all of Council's regular legislative sessions, standing committee meetings;", setting forth the responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Performance with respect to meetings of City Council, and to reflect various changes in the City's Departmental organization structure and other changes to reflect technological innovations since 1983.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Title
Resolution repealing, amending and re-enacting Resolution Number 18 of 1983, effective January 20, 1983, titled, "Resolution authorizing and directing that the Bureau of Cable Communications, Department of Public Works, broadcast all of Council's regular legislative sessions, standing committee meetings;", setting forth the responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Performance with respect to meetings of City Council, and to reflect various changes in the City's Departmental organization structure and other changes to reflect technological innovations since 1983.

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

Section 1. Resolution Number 18 of 1983, effective January 20, 1983, titled, "Resolution authorizing and directing that the Bureau of Cable Communications, Department of Public Works, broadcast all of Council's regular legislative sessions, standing committee meetings;" is hereby repealed.

Section 2. The Director, Department of Innovation and Performance ("Director") is authorized and directed to cause all meetings held pursuant to the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Article V, Legislative, Chapter 151, Council, the Rules of Pittsburgh City Council or as mandated by state law to be broadcast, live and re-broadcast on the City's public, educational and government (PEG) access channels and on the Internet.

Section 3. Upon a motion approved by a majority of Councilmembers present at any Regular or Standing Committees meeting, the Director, Department of Innovation and Performance shall cause public hearings and post-agenda meetings to be broadcast, live and re-broadcast on the City's public, educational and government (PEG) access channels and on the Internet. In the event that a public hearing is required by the provisions of the Home Rule Charter or state law, Section 2 of this Resolution shall control.

Section 4. The Director, Department of Innovation and Performance, shall ma...

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