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File #: 2010-0336    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/20/2010 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2010
Enactment date: 4/27/2010 Enactment #: 264
Effective date: 5/3/2010    
Title: Resolution Authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a Landowner/Grantee Agreement with Thar Geothermal Inc. per grant requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for the installation of a geothermal cooling system at the City's Zone 5 Police Station
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2010-0336.doc
Presenter
Presented by Mr. Peduto
 
Title
Resolution  Authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a Landowner/Grantee Agreement with Thar Geothermal Inc. per grant requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for the installation of a geothermal cooling system at the City's Zone 5 Police Station
 
Body
WHEREAS, Thar Geothermal Inc. ("TGI") has received a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority to install a 20-ton geothermal cooling system (the "System") using non-traditional coolants at a test site for a period of 18  months (the "Project"); and  
WHEREAS, the City has agreed to allow TGI to install the System in and around the City's Zone 5 Police Station, located at 1401 Washington Boulevard (the "Project Site") at no cost to the City for this installation; and
WHEREAS, after the Project is completed, the City will have the option to either have the System removed or to keep it and enter into future maintenance agreements with TGI; and
WHEREAS, in order to receive grant monies for the Project, the Commonwealth requires the Grantee and Landowner to enter into a "Landowner/Grantee Agreement" at this time.  
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:
 
Section 1.      Authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a Landowner/Grantee Agreement with Thar Geothermal Inc. per grant requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for the installation of a geothermal cooling system at the City's Zone 5 Police Station.