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File #: 2010-0294    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/6/2010 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/29/2010
Enactment date: 6/29/2010 Enactment #: 455
Effective date: 7/7/2010    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of Public Safety and City Planning to enter into an agreement or agreements or contract or contracts with the Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. and One Vision, One Life Inc. University of Pittsburgh and Professor David Kennedy for the purpose of designing and implementing the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime, at a cost not to exceed $200,000.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2010-0294.doc, 2. 2010-0294 VERSION 2.doc, 3. 2010-0294 VERSION 3.doc
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of Public Safety and City Planning to enter into an agreement or agreements or contract or contracts with the Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. and One Vision, One Life Inc. University of Pittsburgh and Professor David Kennedy for the purpose of designing and implementing the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime, at a cost not to exceed $200,000.

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Whereas, the City has resolved to reduce violence in the City of Pittsburgh; and

Whereas, the City must reduce gun-related violence within its borders; and

Whereas, the City is desirous of modeling its' crime prevention programs after national best practices; and

Whereas, Professor David Kennedy of John Jay College in New York, one of the chief strategists for the Boston Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence, which has been replicated successfully various cities throughout the country and in cities in other countries, has agreed to work with the University of Pittsburgh to design and implement such a plan here; and

Whereas, it is in the best interest of the City to dramatically reduce its violent crime.

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

Section 1. The Mayor and the Directors of Public Safety and City Planning are hereby authorized and directed to enter into an agreement or agreements or contract or contracts, in a form approved by the City Solicitor, with the Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. for $125,000 and One Vision, One Life Inc. for $75,000 University of Pittsburgh and Professor David Kennedy for the purpose of designing and implementing the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime.

The Controller is hereby authorized and directed to encumber the funds for the agreement or contract upon execution of said agreement(s) or contract(s). The total amount of said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00), chargeable to and payable from the following: organizat...

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