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File #: 2020-0819    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/16/2020 In control: Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 11/2/2020
Enactment date: 11/2/2020 Enactment #: 562
Effective date: 11/3/2020    
Title: Resolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the University of Pittsburgh Chiller Plant project which will involve the construction of a 15,000 ton chiller plant and a turf athletic field located at 530-570 Champions Drive. The existing two athletic fields at this location will be removed. The site address is 530-570 Champions Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the 5th Ward.
Indexes: SEWAGE FACILITIES PLAN
Attachments: 1. 2020-0819 Cover Ltr-Sewer Module Cover Letter - UPitt Chiller Plant 530-570 champions Dr (1), 2. 2020-0819 -Sewer Module Questionnaire for Council - Pitt Chiller Plant, 3. 2020-0819 -University of Pittsburgh Chiller Plant - Sewage Facilities Planning Module, 4. Summary 2020-0819

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Resolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the University of Pittsburgh Chiller Plant project which will involve the construction of a 15,000 ton chiller plant and a turf athletic field located at 530-570 Champions Drive. The existing two athletic fields at this location will be removed. The site address is 530-570 Champions Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the 5th Ward.

 

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WHEREAS, SECTION 5 of the Act of January 24, 1966, P.L. 1535, No. 537, known as the "Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act," as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (the “Department”) adopted thereunder, Chapter 71 of Title 25 of the Pennsylvania Code, requires the City of Pittsburgh to adopt an Official Sewage Facilities Plan (the “Official Plan”) providing for sewage services adequate to prevent contamination of waters of the Commonwealth and/or environmental health hazards from sewage wastes, and to revise said plan whenever it is necessary to determine whether a proposed method of sewage disposal for a new development conforms to a comprehensive program of pollution control and water quality management; and

 

WHEREAS, The University of Pittsburgh has proposed the project identified as the University of Pittsburgh Chiller Plant, located at 530-570 Champions Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, within Allegheny County, Lot 202 of Block # 27-J, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh and described in the attached Sewage Facilities Planning Module (the "Planning Module") for land development and proposes that project be served by sewer tap-ins to the City of Pittsburgh sewage systems; and

 

WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, and the City of Pittsburgh Planning Department have reviewed the respective components of the attached Planning Module in regard to each authority/department’s expertise and have approved the respective components as explained in the attached Planning Module. 

 

WHEREAS, based upon the approval of the above authorities and departments, the City of Pittsburgh finds that the project described in the attached Planning Module for land development conforms to applicable zoning, subdivision, other municipal ordinances and plans, and to a comprehensive program of pollution control and water quality management.

 

 

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

 

Section 1.                     The City of Pittsburgh hereby adopts as a Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan the above-referenced Planning Module for land development, which is attached hereto as Exhibit A.

 

Said Planning Module addresses the additional sanitary flow which will be generated by the construction of a 15,000 ton chiller plant and turf athletic field, located along Champions Drive between Wood Street and Smithfield Street. The site address is 530-570 Champions Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Allegheny County, Lot 202 of Block # 27-J, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh.

 

Finally, that any Ordinance or Resolution or part thereof conflicting with the provisions of this Resolution, is hereby repealed so far as the same affects this Resolution.