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File #: 2022-0076    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 1/31/2022 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 2/1/2022 Final action: 2/1/2022
Enactment date: 2/1/2022 Enactment #: 20
Effective date: 2/2/2022    
Title: Resolution providing for ratification and extension by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency for ninety (90) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until May 2nd, 2022 in response to the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge; and further authorizing the Mayor and the Mayor's designated directors, including but not limited to the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an intergovernmental cooperation agreement or agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its designated agencies including but not limited to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency for delegation of certain municipal responsibilities and for receipt of aid in response to the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge.
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith
Attachments: 1. 2022-0076 Letter to Council re_ Emergency Declaration, 2. 2022-0076 Exhibit A Declaration
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Resolution providing for ratification and extension by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency for ninety (90) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until May 2nd, 2022 in response to the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge; and further authorizing the Mayor and the Mayor's designated directors, including but not limited to the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an intergovernmental cooperation agreement or agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its designated agencies including but not limited to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency for delegation of certain municipal responsibilities and for receipt of aid in response to the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge.

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WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh issued a Declaration of Emergency ("Declaration") in response to the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge on January 30th 2022; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City Pittsburgh believes that the Declaration of Emergency should be extended for a period not-to-exceed ninety (90) days from the date of potential expiration, subject to further renewal of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh at such time, in order to provide the City of Pittsburgh with the appropriate means to address the existing disaster emergency created by the collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge; and

WHEREAS, as a result, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes to renew the Mayor's Declaration of Emergency for a period not-to-exceed ninety (90) days; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to 53 Pa. C.S. ? 2301, et al, the City of Pittsburgh is empowered to enter into intergovernmental cooperation agreements with other governmental entities for purposes including but not limited to cooperation in the exercise of governmental functions, powers or responsibilities and delegation thereof to another governmental unit; and

WHEREAS, the City...

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