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File #: 2020-1000    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/11/2020 In control: Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/21/2020
Enactment date: 12/21/2020 Enactment #: 675
Effective date: 12/23/2020    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 729 of 2019, which authorized the City to extend a Contract or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Community Television for public access television services, by extending the term of the agreement until March 31, 2021.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS (AMENDING), CONTRACTS (AMENDING)
Attachments: 1. 2020-1000 Cover Ltr -PCTV Letter - Waive Rule 8 (Norman, Heidi), 2. Summary 2020-1000
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Resolution amending Resolution No. 729 of 2019, which authorized the City to extend a Contract or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Community Television for public access television services, by extending the term of the agreement until March 31, 2021.

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

Resolution 729 of 2019 is hereby amended as follows:

Section 1. The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance are hereby authorized to enter into a Contract or Contracts or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Community Television, Inc. for a term to end on [September 18, 2019] March 31, 2021, said contract to be funded with certain public, educational, and governmental ("PEG") channel proceeds generated by the City's cable franchise agreements with Comcast of California/Pennsylvania/Utah/Washington, Inc. and Verizon Pennsylvania, Inc., according to the schedule set forth in Section 2.

Section 2. The City shall continue to receive all remaining Fixed PEG Grants and Annual PEG Grants revenue from the aforementioned franchise agreements and deposit the funds in the appropriate trust funds. The City shall first apply the following amounts to the City Cable Bureau and then release the remaining funds to City of Pittsburgh PCTV as follows: Fixed PEG Grants: The City Cable Bureau shall receive $105,000 in Fixed PEG Grants in 2013 and $35,000 of Fixed PEG Grants in 2014. PCTV shall receive $105,000 in Fixed PEG Grants in 2013 and $35,000 of Fixed PEG Grants in 2014. Annual PEG Grants: The City Cable Bureau for its capital program shall receive the first Annual PEG Grant allocation of $200,000 for 2013, $165,000 for 2014, $190,000 for 2015, $180,000 for 2016, $200,000 for 2017, $200,000 for 2018, and $180,000 for 2019, [and] $180,000 for 2020 until September 18, 2020; and $100,000 until March 31, 2021. The remaining Annual PEG Grants collected by the City after the above-referenced funding has been rem...

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