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File #: 2021-1370    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Enactment date: 4/20/2021 Enactment #: 263
Effective date: 4/26/2021    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 565, effective November 3, 2020, entitled "Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Finance and Public Works to Execute an Agreement of Sale and all related documents necessary to effect the purchase by the City of Pittsburgh of 5164 Broad Street in the 10th Ward, Block and Lot Number 50-L-188 and to accept a deed for the property. And, further authorizing the expenditure of funds for the purchase, closing, and other associated auxiliary costs not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000). And, further authorizing acceptance of that lot and dedicating that lot and an adjacent City-owned lot, together, as the Nelson Mandela Peace Park" to clarify the cost of the purchasing said property and other associated auxiliary costs.
Indexes: SALE OF PROPERTY - AMEND OR REPEAL
Attachments: 1. 2021-1370 Cover Letter-Mayor Letter NMPP Amendment, 2. Summary 2021-1370
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Resolution amending Resolution No. 565, effective November 3, 2020, entitled "Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Finance and Public Works to Execute an Agreement of Sale and all related documents necessary to effect the purchase by the City of Pittsburgh of 5164 Broad Street in the 10th Ward, Block and Lot Number 50-L-188 and to accept a deed for the property. And, further authorizing the expenditure of funds for the purchase, closing, and other associated auxiliary costs not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000). And, further authorizing acceptance of that lot and dedicating that lot and an adjacent City-owned lot, together, as the Nelson Mandela Peace Park" to clarify the cost of the purchasing said property and other associated auxiliary costs.

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WHEREAS, the City, the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, and Garfield residents wish to expand the Nelson Mandela Peace Park and add green space for community recreation and enjoyment; and,

WHEREAS, in lieu of taking by eminent domain, the City seeks to purchase 5164 Broad Street, which is adjacent to the Nelson Mandela Peace Park, thus expanding that Park in accordance with the desires of the Garfield community and the City.

WHEREAS, the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, which owns 5164 Broad Street, has agreed to sell the property to the City for this purpose; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to enter into an agreement with the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation in order to acquire that property.

WHEREAS, the City wishes to accept Block and Lot Number 50-L-188 and then to dedicate both Block and Lot Number 50-L-188 and Lot and Block 50-L-189 together as the "Nelson Mandela Peace Park."


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

Section 1. The Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Finance, City Planning, and Public Works on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are authorized to execute an Agreement of Sale and all related documents nec...

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