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File #: 2021-2093    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/22/2021 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action: 11/8/2021
Enactment date: 11/8/2021 Enactment #: 777
Effective date: 11/10/2021    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 377 of 2021, entitled "Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development's Act 152 Blight Removal Program" to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to decrease the amount of the grant, allow the City to accept the grant award, and allow the City to spend the funds.
Attachments: 1. 2021-2093 Cover Letter-Legislation Letter - Allegheny County Blight Removal Program, 2. 2021-2093-ATTACHMENT C, 3. Summary 2021-2093

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Resolution amending Resolution No. 377 of 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development’s Act 152 Blight Removal Program” to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to decrease the amount of the grant, allow the City to accept the grant award, and allow the City to spend the funds.

 

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

 

Resolution No. 377 of 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development's Act 152 Blight Removal Program to fund the demolition of six blighted structures throughout the City” is hereby amended as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspection of the City of Pittsburgh are authorized to apply for grant funding from enter into an agreement with the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development’s Act 152 Blight Removal Program, and in the event this grant is awarded, execute relevant agreement with the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development in order to receive a grant award not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) dollars to fund the demolition of six blighted structures throughout the City. Supplemental funds in the amount of EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY ($87,750.00) dollars will come from the 2021 Capital Budget for a total project cost of THREE HUNDRED THIRTY SEVEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY ($337,750.00) dollars. in the amount of ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($125,000.00) DOLLARS to fund the demolition of blighted structures in the City of Pittsburgh. Monies from the grant agreement shall be deposited into the Grants Trust Fund account 1329400371.45115.00.

Section 2.                      The Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh are further authorized to enter into agreements or contracts, or utilize existing agreements or contracts, to make all legitimate expenditures required under the terms and conditions of the grant agreement. Said expenditures shall not exceed ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($125,000.00) dollars chargeable and payable from the Grants Trust Fund Account 1329400371.50000.00.