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File #: 2010-1159    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/30/2010 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2010
Enactment date: 12/14/2010 Enactment #: 866
Effective date: 12/21/2010    
Title: Resolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Emergency Medical Services Hazardous Materials Trust Fund (EMSHMTF), for the deposit of funds received from Allegheny County (LEPC) and income generated as a result of direct billing of responsible parties as recoverable for hazardous materials responses. Funds would be utilized for the purchase of equipment, supplies, training and unrecoverable hazardous material clean up cost authorizing the use of monies deposited therein by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, only.
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. 2010-1159.doc
Presenter
Presented by Ms. Smith
 
Title
Resolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Emergency Medical Services Hazardous Materials Trust Fund (EMSHMTF), for the deposit of funds received from Allegheny County (LEPC) and income generated as a result of direct billing of responsible parties as recoverable for hazardous materials responses. Funds would be utilized for the purchase of equipment, supplies, training and unrecoverable hazardous material clean up cost authorizing the use of monies deposited therein by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, only.
 
Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:
 
Section 1.      That the City Controller is hereby authorized and directed to create a trust fund entitled   "Emergency Medical Services Hazardous Materials Trust Fund" into which shall be deposited funds paid to the City from Allegheny County (LEPC) and/or income generated as a result of direct billing of responsible parties as recoverable for hazardous materials responses, for the purpose of purchase of equipment, supplies, training and unrecoverable hazardous material clean up cost.
 
Section 2.      The Trust Fund shall be established within the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, set forth in the City of Pittsburgh's annual budget and may only be expended through the regular contracting process or other expenditures as set forth in the city.
 
Section 3.      Any proceeds received by the City from Allegheny County (LEPC) and/or income generated as a result of direct billing of responsible parties as recoverable for hazardous materials responses, shall be transferred to this Trust Fund.