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File #: 11004-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/15/2019 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 4/9/2019
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the County’s acceptance of the donation of two (2) MSA Altair 5x MultiGas Detectors.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 10-19-OR 11004-19.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the County’s acceptance of the donation of two (2) MSA Altair 5x MultiGas Detectors.

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Whereas, MSA Safety Incorporated (“MSA”) has offered to donate two (2) MSA Altair 5x MultiGas Detectors (the “Gas Detectors”) to the County for use by the Allegheny County Emergency Services Fire Academy and by Allegheny County Emergency Services; and

Whereas, the Allegheny County Emergency Services Fire Academy and Allegheny County Emergency Services wish to accept the aforesaid donation of the Gas Detectors for the following purposes: the training firefighters and hazardous materials first responders to determine the level of respiratory protection that must be taken to prevent injury or illness when entering hazardous atmospheres and/or to determine the cause of injury or illness of victims founds at a scene; and for the detection of potential hazardous gases in the atmosphere when responding to emergencies in support of the various fire, emergency medical services, hazardous materials teams, or law enforcement agencies in the County; and

Whereas, Article IV, Sections 2(j) of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter vests the County’s Council with the power to accept donations of personal property on behalf of the County.

The Council of the County of Allegheny hereby enacts as follows:

SECTION 1. Incorporation of Preamble.

The provisions set forth in the preamble to this Ordinance are incorporated by reference as set forth in their entirety herein.

SECTION 2. Authorization to Accept Donated Equipment.

A. County Council does hereby authorize the acceptance of MSA’s donation of two (2) Gas Detectors.

B. The donated Gas Detectors shall be used by the Allegheny County Emergency Services Fire Academy for training firefighters and hazardous materials first responders to determine the level of respiratory protection that must be taken to prevent injury or illness when enter...

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