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File #: 2008-0545    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/24/2008 In control: Committee on General and Government Services
On agenda: Final action: 8/5/2008
Enactment date: 8/5/2008 Enactment #: 443
Effective date: 8/13/2008    
Title: Resolution endorsing the implementation of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan prepared by The Green Government Task Force of Pittsburgh and authorizing and instructing the City Solicitor and/or City Clerk to prepare for enactment, adoption and execution any Ordinances, Resolutions, Agreements and other documents necessary for the implementation of The Action Plan.
Sponsors: William Peduto
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. 2008-0545.doc, 2. Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan.pdf
Title
Resolution endorsing the implementation of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan prepared by The Green Government Task Force of Pittsburgh and authorizing and instructing the City Solicitor and/or City Clerk to prepare for enactment, adoption and execution any Ordinances, Resolutions, Agreements and other documents necessary for the implementation of The Action Plan.
 
Body
WHEREAS, The Green Government Task Force is comprised of regional leaders in government, education, labor, non-profits, and business; and
 
WHEREAS, The Green Government Task Force is chaired by Councilman William Peduto, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, and State Senator Jim Ferlo; and
 
WHEREAS, The Green Government Task Force met for two years to develop strategies and initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency in the City of Pittsburgh; and
 
WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Climate Action plan outlines specific strategies for government, the community, business, and higher education to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and
 
WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh is committed to endorsing the concepts, principles and opportunities outlined in the Climate Action Plan.
 
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:
 
Section 1.  The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby endorses the recommendations of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan.
 
Section 2.      The City Clerk and/or City Solicitor are hereby authorized and instructed to prepare for adoption any necessary related ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other documents and revisions to ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other documents necessary to implement the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan.
 
Section 3.      This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its enactment.