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File #: 2020-0676    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action: 9/8/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: 456
Effective date: 9/11/2020    
Title: Resolution providing for further renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency, ratified by Council on March 17th, 2020; to extend the effectiveness of the Declaration for twenty eight days (28) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until October 6th, 2020; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. 2020-0676 Cover Ltr-COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Mayor Letter 09.08.20, 2. 2020-0676-Exhibit A-Emergency Declaration (1), 3. Summary 2020-0676
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Resolution providing for further renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency, ratified by Council on March 17th, 2020; to extend the effectiveness of the Declaration for twenty eight days (28) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until October 6th, 2020; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.

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WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh issued a Declaration of Emergency ("Declaration") in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19 on March 13th, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh ratified the Declaration on March 17th, 2020 and renewed the Declaration to remain in effect until April 10th, May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, August 25, and September 8th, 2020 via Resolutions 140, 139, 162, 214, 217, 225, 249, 261, 271, 281, 310, 319 and 433 of 2020 respectively; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania issued on August 31st, 2020 an amendment to the Governor's original Proclamation of Disaster Emergency dated March 6, 2020, to extend the duration of the Order for 90 days until Sunday, November 29, 2020; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania further, as part of the "Phased Reopening" of Pennsylvania, has moved Allegheny County to the "Green Phase" as of June 5th, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the "Green Phase," as described, "facilitate[s] a return to a 'new normal'" and "eases most restrictions by lifting the stay at home and business closure orders to allow the economy to strategically reopen while continuing to prioritize public health"; and

WHEREAS, pursuant the Governor's Proclamation in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Disease Prevention and Control Act, the Governor's Office and Pennsylvania Department of Health have since issued various orders, providing direc...

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