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File #: 2021-1937    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Enactment date: 10/12/2021 Enactment #: 678
Effective date: 10/14/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the seventh cohort of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services as part through PGH Lab.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2021-1937 Cover Letter-PGHLab letter - signed, 2. Summary 2021-1937

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the seventh cohort of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services as part through PGH Lab. 

 

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Whereas, PGH Lab is a program led by the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Innovation & Performance, and is designed to allow startups companies located in the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to test their products and services for a limited engagement of 3-12 months with the City or a local municipal entity; and

 

Whereas, PGH Lab is currently planning for collaboration with cohort 7.0, which is the seventh group of startup companies to offer projects and/or services for pilot testing; and  

 

Whereas, together those participating in PGH Lab will use technology and new services to make the City of Pittsburgh more efficient, transparent, sustainable, and inclusive. 

 

 

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

 

Section 1.   The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance are authorized to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the seventh cohort of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services through PGH Lab. 

 

Section 2.  Said agreement or agreements shall be approved by the City Solicitor as to form.