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File #: 2022-0952    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/10/2022 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 12/19/2022
Enactment date: 12/19/2022 Enactment #: 32
Effective date: 1/1/2023    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 "Stop The Violence Fund", ? 237.03 - Uses and Restrictions of the Stop The Violence Fund, by changing the annual percentage budgeted for outside community-based, non-governmental organizations. (Public Hearing held 11/23/22)
Indexes: BUDGET , TRUST FUND
Attachments: 1. 2022-0952 Cover Letter Stop the Violence Percentage - Letter_JP_Signed, 2. Summary 2022-0952
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 "Stop The Violence Fund", ? 237.03 - Uses and Restrictions of the Stop The Violence Fund, by changing the annual percentage budgeted for outside community-based, non-governmental organizations.
(Public Hearing held 11/23/22)

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

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 "Stop The Violence Fund", ? 237.03 - Uses and Restrictions of the Stop The Violence Fund, is amended as follows:

? 237.03 - Uses and Restrictions of the Stop The Violence Fund

(a) The City Controller is authorized and directed to create a special trust fund to be entitled the "STOP THE VIOLENCE TRUST FUND" for the purpose of accepting and depositing funds from internal and external sources and the expenditure of those funds for related expenses including, but not limited to, salaries, supplies, materials, professional services, equipment and other services in connection with the City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community Health and Safety and the Office of Community Services and Violence Prevention.

(b) The Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Public Safety, are hereby authorized to provide for the payment of expenses for the purposes outlined herein.

(c) It is the intention of the City Council that the Fund be used exclusively for the purposes set forth in this Chapter. Therefore, any assets remaining in the Fund at the end of any fiscal year shall be carried into the next fiscal year, including all interest and income earned, as well as any repayments or forfeitures of expenditures and/or grants.

(d) A minimum of eighty sixty percent of the annual budgeted expenditures from the fund shall be allocated to outside community-based, non-governmental organizations.

(e) The City of Pittsburgh Stop the Violence Trust Fund shall require an annual authorization of...

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