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File #: 2022-0077    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 1/31/2022 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 2/1/2022 Final action: 3/1/2022
Enactment date: 3/1/2022 Enactment #: 6
Effective date: 3/3/2022    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 118: Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, by adding ? 118.03: Infrastructure Asset Reporting
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, Erika Strassburger, Anthony Coghill
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE

Title

Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 118: Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, by adding § 118.03: Infrastructure Asset Reporting

 

Body

The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title One: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 118: Department of Mobility and Infrastructure is amended and supplemented as follows:

 

§ 118.03: INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET REPORTING

 

The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure shall develop, publish, and regularly update reports on the portfolio of major City-maintained infrastructure, such as bridges, tunnels, poles, and other major infrastructure. These reports shall be assembled using existing data, readily accessible to the public, and hosted online through a City of Pittsburgh website.

 

118.03(A). REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

 

1. Reports shall include, at a minimum, the following:

 

a. An inventory of major City-maintained infrastructure assets as defined by the Commission on Infrastructure Asset Reporting and Investment in consultation with the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, including, but not limited to, bridges, tunnels, major roadways, infrastructure affected by or at risk of being affected by landslides, etc.;

 

b. Maintenance and upgrade records, where available, of major City-maintained infrastructure assets dating back 10 years from the calendar year in which a report is to be published;

 

c. A history of inspection including date, grade given as a result of the inspection, entity that conducted the inspection, and required inspection frequency for major City-maintained infrastructure assets dating back 10 years from the calendar year in which a report is to be published;

 

d. Risk assessments based on the most recent inspection of major City-maintained infrastructure, subject to the limitations outlined in § 118.03(B)(3);

 

e. A description of the current status and condition of major City-maintained infrastructure assets;

 

f. A description of planned improvements for major City-maintained infrastructure assets;

 

g. An accounting of actual municipal funds spent to-date and funding allocated for future improvements as shown in the City of Pittsburgh’s Capital Budget(s) and / or Five-Year Plan(s); and

 

h. The plant replacement value of the City’s major infrastructure.

 

2. In collaboration with the Department of Innovation and Performance, the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure shall develop and maintain a publicly-accessible dashboard or web application that conveys as much information listed in § 118.03(A)(1) as practicable and prudent considering site safety.

 

118.03(B). PUBLICATION

 

1. Materials published per § 118.03(A) must be presented in plain language.

 

2. Plain language shall be considered writing that is clear, concise, well-organized, and follows other best practices appropriate to the subject or field and intended audience.

 

3. Published material shall not contain any data or information that, if published, to such a degree that publication mitigates the benefit to the public, may:

 

a. Infringe on reasonable expectations of privacy and confidentiality;

 

b. Raise security concerns;

 

c. Jeopardize public health, safety, or welfare;

 

d. Violate any applicable law or waive the confidentiality of any lawfully privileged information; or

 

e. Provide information of such multitude and technical specification that the degree and scope of publication mitigates the benefit of production to the public.

 

118.03(C). COLLABORATION WITH COMMISSION

 

1. To the greatest extent practicable, the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure shall work with the Commission on Infrastructure Asset Reporting and Investment, established in the Pittsburgh Code at Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, by adding Chapter 179H, to meet the requirements of this Section.

 

118.03(D). EFFECTIVE DATE

 

1. This Ordinance shall take effect upon signature by the Mayor.