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File #: 2020-0644    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/21/2020 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 9/8/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: 455
Effective date: 9/11/2020    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development's Blight Remediation Program to study City owned vacant lots in the Homewood Neighborhood. The grant proposal includes an ask of $25,000.00 with a local match of $2,500.00 to come out of the City of Pittsburgh's 2020 Operating Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWENTY-SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($27,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose.
Indexes: GRANT(S)
Attachments: 1. 2020-0644 Cover Ltr Homewood Vacant Lot Study, 2. Summary 2020-0644

Title

Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Blight Remediation Program to study City owned vacant lots in the Homewood Neighborhood. The grant proposal includes an ask of $25,000.00 with a local match of $2,500.00 to come out of the City of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Operating Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWENTY-SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($27,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose.   

 

Body

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

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are authorized to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Blight Remediation Program in the amount of TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($25,000.00) dollars to study City owned vacant lots in the Homewood Neighborhood. Matching funds in the amount of TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($2,500.00) dollars will be provided from the 2020 City of Pittsburgh Operating Budget, JDE object account 11101.110000.53.53901.2020. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWENTY-SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($27,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose.