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File #: 11325-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 11/27/2019 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: An Ordinance authorizing the Department of Public Works to take certain actions on behalf of County Council with respect to the issuance of highway occupancy permits, the grant of certain licenses, rights of entry and easements, and the amicable acquisition of certain real estate affecting County public work projects and other matters for calendar years 2020 and 2021.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 33-19-OR 11325-19.pdf
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An Ordinance authorizing the Department of Public Works to take certain actions on behalf of County Council with respect to the issuance of highway occupancy permits, the grant of certain licenses, rights of entry and easements, and the amicable acquisition of certain real estate affecting County public work projects and other matters for calendar years 2020 and 2021.

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Whereas, Article IV, Section 2 (k) of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter (the “Home Rule Charter”) vests County Council with the power and duty by ordinance to permit the use of County land, buildings or other real or personal property owned by the County; and,

Whereas, beginning with Ordinance No. 29-01-OR, enacted April 3, 2001, County Council has continuously adopted ordinances authorizing the Department of Public Works to convey various licenses, rights-of-way, utility easements, and easements for the use of County real property; and,

Whereas, beginning with Ordinance No. 04-04-OR, enacted February 17, 2004, County Council has continuously adopted ordinances authorizing the Department of Public Works to amicably acquire certain real estate for County public work projects, including but not limited to, County roads and bridges; and,

Whereas, the County Council desires to reduce the time needed for routine approvals of matter affecting County real estate that are inefficient, result in project schedule delays, inconvenience to the public and higher costs of administration; and,

Whereas, the County Council finds that approving a single ordinance with respect to matters identified in the title of this Ordinance will reduce overall delays and costs for administration and will result in increased efficiencies with respect to the operation of County government.

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

SECTION 1. Incorporation of the Preamble.

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

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