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File #: 2021-1348    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action: 4/13/2021
Enactment date: 4/13/2021 Enactment #: 251
Effective date: 4/14/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh ("City") and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation ("PennDOT") to establish ownership and maintenance responsibilities for a Flood Early Warning System within the right-of-ways of Washington Boulevard, Allegheny River Boulevard, Butler Street, Highland Drive and further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled "Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program" by increasing FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS by $170,899.79 to reflect reimbursement of previously expended City funds.
Indexes: COOPERATION AGREEMENT/S
Attachments: 1. 2021-1348 Cover Ltr-Washington Boulevard FLood Gates Letter, 2. Summary 2021-1348
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Resolution authorizing an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh ("City") and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation ("PennDOT") to establish ownership and maintenance responsibilities for a Flood Early Warning System within the right-of-ways of Washington Boulevard, Allegheny River Boulevard, Butler Street, Highland Drive and further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled "Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program" by increasing FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS by $170,899.79 to reflect reimbursement of previously expended City funds.

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WHEREAS, In order to alleviate public safety concerns regarding flooding on its State-designated highways, PennDOT designed and installed a Flood Early Warning System within the right-of-ways of Washington Boulevard, Allegheny River Boulevard, Butler Street, Highland Drive and Negley Run Blvd (collectively, the "Site"); and

WHEREAS, The Flood Early Warning System remains a temporary solution pending a permanent engineered solution by PennDOT regarding the subject State-designated highways and the management of storm water in the watershed; and

WHEREAS, Until a permanent solution is designed, constructed, and operational, the City of Pittsburgh has agreed to accept ownership and future responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the retrofitted system subject to the certain terms and reimbursements to be set forth in a Cooperation Agreement with PennDOT; and

WHEREAS, the City now wishes to enter into an agreement with PennDOT to establish reimbursement, ownership and maintenance responsibilities for the Flood Early Warning System; and

WHEREAS, the City also wishes to amend City budgets and Community Development Block Grant Programs in accordance with funding to be received under...

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