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File #: 2021-2046    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/15/2021 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 11/1/2021
Enactment date: 11/1/2021 Enactment #: 744
Effective date: 11/8/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the Shade Tree Commission using funds of the Shade Tree Trust Fund (Resolution 490 of 2020), controlled by the Department of Public Works (DPW), to enter into a Cooperation Agreement for Tree-Related Activities and Services with Tree Pittsburgh not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty Seven Dollars and sixty nine cents ($25,737.69) to enable reimbursement/payment to TREE PITTSBURGH for work in calendar year 2020.
Indexes: COOPERATION AGREEMENT/S
Attachments: 1. 2021-2046 Cover Letter-Tree Pgh 10-7-21, 2. Summary 2021-2046
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the Shade Tree Commission using funds of the Shade Tree Trust Fund (Resolution 490 of 2020), controlled by the Department of Public Works (DPW), to enter into a Cooperation Agreement for Tree-Related Activities and Services with Tree Pittsburgh not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty Seven Dollars and sixty nine cents ($25,737.69) to enable reimbursement/payment to TREE PITTSBURGH for work in calendar year 2020.

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WHEREAS, The Shade Tree Commission was established in 1998 and is tasked with increasing public education and support for urban forestry, and the Shade Tree Commission directs expenditures of the Shade Tree Trust Fund (Resolution 490 of 2020), controlled by the Department of Public Works (DPW); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution 531 of 1998, effective September 14, 1998, monies deposited in the Shade Tree Trust Fund "shall be used by the Department of Public Works to cover any and all expenses associated with, including, but not limited to salaries, premium pay, supplies, materials, and other expenses incurred exclusively during the implementation of tree-related projects, programs, or promotions recommended affirmatively by the Shade Tree Commission"; and

WHEREAS, the Shade Tree Commission has now approved certain expenditures in connection with work performed by TREE PITTSBURGH, and the parties now wish to enable reimbursement/payment to TREE PITTSBURGH for that work.


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

Section 1. The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the Shade Tree Commission using funds of the Shade Tree Trust Fund (Resolution 490 of 2020), controlled by the Department of Public Works (DPW), to enter into a Cooperation Agreement for Tree-Related Activities and Services with Tree Pittsburgh not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty...

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