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File #: 2022-0976    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/14/2022 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/29/2022
Enactment date: 11/29/2022 Enactment #: 688
Effective date: 12/2/2022    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Finance and Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to enter into an agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts, pursuant to the Act of October 29, 2020, P.L. 782, No. 96, ? 106, with the Municipality of Penn Hills and/or Tamion Enterprises, to provide for the maintenance of East Hills Drive.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Attachments: 1. 2022-0976 East Hills Drive
Title
Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Finance and Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to enter into an agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts, pursuant to the Act of October 29, 2020, P.L. 782, No. 96, ? 106, with the Municipality of Penn Hills and/or Tamion Enterprises, to provide for the maintenance of East Hills Drive.

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Whereas, the City has received petitions and requests from residents and taxpayers in the East Hills neighborhood for the maintenance of East Hills Drive; and,

Whereas, East Hills Drive has three sections: Two of these sections are situate within the boundaries of the City of Pittsburgh (a home rule municipality classified as a city of the second class), are public highways and are maintained by the City, but the third section is an approximately nine-hundred foot section neither owned by the Municipality of Penn Hills (a home rule municipality classified as a township of the first class) nor accepted or recorded as a public right-of-way but which twice crosses a border between the two municipalities;

Whereas, the deteriorating condition of this right-of-way has already led to Pittsburgh Regional Transit, the former Port Authority of Allegheny County, being forced to re-route bus service to the community, which has decreased the community's transit access; and,

Whereas, an evaluation of the community and the immediately surrounding communities reveals that the only residents serviced by this roadway are resident in the City of Pittsburgh; and,

Whereas, the maintenance of this roadway, by the Municipality of Penn Hills, would constitute a disproportionate burden to the Municipality while the benefits would accrue almost solely to the benefit of City of Pittsburgh residents; and,

Whereas, the City, on behalf of the nearly 3,000 city residents most immediately affected, is prepared to assume the burden of the roadway's maintenance, but currently cannot, as the maintenance of an extr...

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