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File #: 2022-0641    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: TABLED
File created: 8/19/2022 In control: Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
On agenda: 11/16/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Resolution of the city of Pittsburgh adopting an amendment to the Steel Valley Authority's Articles of Incorporation to decrease the number of members of the Board of Directors of the Authority
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. 2022-0641 Cover Letter -Mayor's letter to Council - SVA, 2. Summary 2022-0641
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Resolution of the city of Pittsburgh adopting an amendment to the Steel Valley Authority's Articles of Incorporation to decrease the number of members of the Board of Directors of the Authority

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WHEREAS the Steel Valley Authority filed its original Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth in 1986; and

WHEREAS the Authority was formed under the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act, and among its powers are the retention and development of existing industries as well as the development of new industries; and

WHEREAS the Authority is a joint municipal authority that currently has 12 member municipalities, with each municipality appointing 3 members to the Authority's Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS the City of Pittsburgh is a member municipality of the Steel Valley Authority; and

WHEREAS the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act allows for the amendment of articles of incorporation of authorities formed under it for certain enumerated reasons, including amending the articles to decrease the number of members of the board of the authority; and

WHEREAS the Authority believes that it can better conduct its business with a board of directors that consists of 2 members per municipality rather than 3; and

WHEREAS the Authority's Board of Directors duly passed a resolution at its May 19, 2021 meeting which proposed an amendment of its Articles of Incorporation to decrease the number of members of its Board of Directors from 3 per municipality to 2;


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

Section 1. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Pittsburgh acknowledges receipt of the Authority's resolution proposing to amend its Articles of Incorporation to decrease the number of members of its Board of Directors from 3 per municipality to 2; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Pittsburgh hereby adopts this amendment of the Steel Valley Authority's Articles of Incorporation, as req...

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