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File #: 2021-2057    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/15/2021 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 11/1/2021
Enactment date: 11/1/2021 Enactment #: 754
Effective date: 11/8/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction grant program to support a municipal composting program feasibility study and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed NINETY THOUSAND ($90,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires an in-kind match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of TWENTY EIGHT THOUSAND ($28,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, GRANT(S)
Attachments: 1. 2021-2057 Cover Letter-2021_USDA Community Composting_Letter, 2. Summary 2021-2057
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction grant program to support a municipal composting program feasibility study and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed NINETY THOUSAND ($90,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires an in-kind match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of TWENTY EIGHT THOUSAND ($28,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.

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

Section 1. The Mayor and the Department of City Planning are authorized to execute relevant agreements with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in order to receive a grant award in the amount of NINETY THOUSAND ($90,000.00) dollars for the purpose of supporting a municipal composting program feasibility study. The grant requires an in-kind match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of TWENTY EIGHT THOUSAND ($28,000.00) dollars to come from the salary of the City's Senior Sustainability Coordinator for their percentage of time spent overseeing the implementation of this project for 24 months. Monies from the grant agreement shall be deposited into the Grants Trust Fund account 1129400369.45703.00.

Section 2. The Mayor and the Department of City Planning of Pittsburgh are further authorized to enter into agreements, or contracts, or utilize existing agreements or contracts not to exceed NINETY THOUSAND ($90,000.00), additionally, the City will provide in-kind matching funds in the amount of TWENTY EIGHT THOUSAND ($28,000.00) for the purpose of supporting a municipal composting pilot program, and under the terms of the agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, chargeable to...

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