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File #: 2020-0770    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/2/2020 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Enactment date: 10/6/2020 Enactment #: 514
Effective date: 10/13/2020    
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 thirty-six days (36) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until November 10th, 2020; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. 2020-0770 Cover Ltr-COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Mayor Letter 10.06.20, 2. 2020-0770-Exhibit A-Emergency Declaration (1), 3. Summary 2020-0770
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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 thirty-six days (36) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until November 10th, 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, September 8th and October 6th, 2020 via Resolutions 140, 139, 162, 214, 217, 225, 249, 261, 271, 281, 310, 319, 433 and 456 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, 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 directives and guidance to businesses and the public to reduce the spread of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City Pittsburgh believes that the Declaration of Emergency should be extended for a period not-to-exceed thirty-six (36) days from the date of potential expiration, subject to further renewal of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh at such time, in order to provide the City of Pittsburgh with the appropriate means to address t...

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