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File #: 2010-1123    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 11/16/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/16/2010
Enactment date: 11/16/2010 Enactment #: 796
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, declare Tuesday, November 16, 2010 to be LIHEAP DAY in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. KRAUS
Attachments: 1. 2010-1123.doc
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WHEREAS, hundreds of area agencies have worked continuously with Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Peoples Natural Gas and Equitable Gas, now recognized as "Partners for Warmth" to administer the Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP); and
WHEREAS, the agencies and natural gas companies work throughout the year to help provide warmth for the winter; and
WHEREAS, families and communities are in need of increased LIHEAP funding and the knowledge about how to apply for funding; and
WHEREAS, the agencies of Columbia Gas, Peoples Natural Gas and Equitable Gas collectively have helped provide hundreds of thousands of people resources to help stay warm; and
WHEREAS, there is power in numbers working toward a common goal of promoting LIHEAP awareness and helping those in need.
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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, declare Tuesday, November 16, 2010 to be LIHEAP DAY in the City of Pittsburgh.