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File #: 2021-1394    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/15/2021 In control: Committee on Urban Recreation
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 6/1/2021
Enactment date: 6/1/2021 Enactment #: 345
Effective date: 6/7/2021    
Title: Resolution overriding submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to deny the renaming of "Niagara Parklet" to "Oakcliffe Community Playground". (Public Hearing held 5-25-21)
Indexes: NAME CHANGE
Attachments: 1. 2021-1394 Cover Ltr NC Coverletter 01042021_Oakcliffe, 2. Summary 2021-1394, 3. 2021-1394 20210104_Naming Commission Minutes, 4. 2021-1394 Oakcliffe Communty Playground (1)

Title

Resolution overriding submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to deny the renaming of “Niagara Parklet” to “Oakcliffe Community Playground”.

(Public Hearing held 5-25-21)

 

Body

WHEREAS, Chapter 173 of the City Code establishes the Commission on Naming Public Properties; and

 

WHEREAS, as required by Chapter 173 of the City Code the Commission on Naming Public Properties shall receive requests and recommendations for naming or renaming any public property or facility and subsequently shall, upon performing its due diligence as set forth in Chapter 173.02(b) of the City Code, submit its recommendation to City Council regarding a proposed naming or renaming along with a written report to accompany its recommendation; and

 

WHEREAS, Chapter 173.02(d) of the City Code requires City Council to hold a public hearing before taking action on any recommendation by the Commission on Naming Public Properties for naming or renaming any public property or facility; and

 

WHEREAS, the recommendation by the Commission on Naming Public Properties at the January 4, 2021 public hearing is to deny the application to rename “Niagara Parklet” to “Oakcliffe Community Playground”, but would approve “Oakcliffe Community Park”, which adheres to the City’s convention to name all park assets “Parks”.

 

Whereas, it is Council’s intent that Niagara Parklet is to be renamed to Oakcliffe Community Playground

 

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

 

Section 1. The Commission on Naming Public Properties is hereby authorized as per Chapter 173 of the City Code to deny that the “Niagara Parklet” to “Oakcliffe Community Playground”. 

 

Section 1. The Commission on Naming Public Properties' recommendation to deny that “Niagara Parklet” be renamed “Oakcliffe Community Playground”  is, after due consideration, not accepted by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh. The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby authorizes that "Niagara Parklet" be renamed "Oakcliffe Community Playground".