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File #: 2010-0596    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/8/2010 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 7/27/2010
Enactment date: 7/27/2010 Enactment #: 29
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance, entitled, "The Neighborhood First Capital Budget Reform Act" amending the Pittsburgh City Code to bring the City of Pittsburgh into compliance with the recommendations of the amended Act 47 Financial Recovery Plan relating to the Capital Budget, pursuant to Ordinance No. 16 of 2009, enacted by City Council on June 30, 2009, adopting the amended Act 47 Financial Recovery Plan for the City of Pittsburgh dated May 21, 2009.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess, Natalia Rudiak
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2010-0596.doc, 2. 2010-0596 VERSION 2.doc
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Ordinance, entitled, "The Neighborhood First Capital Budget Reform Act" amending the Pittsburgh City Code to bring the City of Pittsburgh into compliance with the recommendations of the amended Act 47 Financial Recovery Plan relating to the Capital Budget, pursuant to Ordinance No. 16 of 2009, enacted by City Council on June 30, 2009, adopting the amended Act 47 Financial Recovery Plan for the City of Pittsburgh dated May 21, 2009.

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Be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh City Code is hereby amended by creating Title Two: Fiscal, Article II: Chapter 218: Capital Budget, which shall read:

CHAPTER 218 - Capital Budget

218.1 Purpose

To ensure the transparent, fair, and equitable distribution of capital funds throughout the City of Pittsburgh.

218.2 Definitions

The following definitions shall apply to all parts of this Chapter:

(a) Capital Budget. The annual budget of the City of Pittsburgh, as required by Article 5, Section 502 of the Home Rule Charter, comprised exclusively of capital expenditures.

(b) Capital Expenditure. City monies expended, or proposed to be expended, in the Capital Budget on a Capital Project.

(c) Capital Program. The proposed six year capital outlay plan, which shall be comprised of the immediately succeeding year's proposed Capital Budget, as well as the proposed Capital Expenditures for the following five (5) years. The Capital Program shall be organized by year, and shall include:

(1) An estimate of the aggregate size, in dollar figures, of the proposed Capital
Budget for each fiscal year described in the Capital Program.

(2) A description of each proposed Capital Expenditure within a fiscal year, which shall include:

(A) A description of the geographic location of each proposed Capital Expenditure, including neighborhood census tract, and census block group. If the Capital Expenditure is for a general city-wide ...

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