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File #: 11453-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/6/2020 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing Fidelis Productions LLC to use certain County-owned real and personal property in connection with filming a television series.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 12-20-OR 11453-20.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing Fidelis Productions LLC to use certain County-owned real and personal property in connection with filming a television series.

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Whereas, Fidelis Productions LLC (hereinafter the “Production Company”) is filming a television series in Allegheny County entitled “Rust” (hereinafter the “Television Series”); and

Whereas, the Production Company has requested to use certain County-owned real property situated in and around the Office of the Medical Examiner and such other sites as mutually agreed and certain personalty owned by the County (collectively the “County Property”) in connection with filming the Television Series; and

Whereas, the County of Allegheny (hereinafter the “County”) has agreed to let the Production Company film the Television Series in and around the Office of the Medical Examiner and such other County locations as mutually agreed pursuant to a Location Agreement that will govern the Production Company’s use of the County Property and will provide specific protections for the County; and

Whereas, the County deems it in the public interest to permit the Production Company to use the County Property in connection with filming the Television Series; and

Whereas, Article IV, Section 2(k) of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter vests County Council with the power and duty by ordinance to lease or permit the use of County real and personal property.

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 their entirety herein.

SECTION 2. Authorization for the use of County Real and Personal Property.

A. Allegheny County Council hereby grants the Production Company the right to use the County Property in connection with filming the Television Series, pursuant to the terms of a location ...

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