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File #: 11818-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Motion Status: Approved
File created: 3/19/2021 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 3/23/2021 Final action: 3/30/2021
Title: Motion of the Council of Allegheny County authorizing the Council of Allegheny County to conduct a public hearing, pursuant to Article II.G. of the Rules of Allegheny County Council on April 28, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Allegheny County Courthouse Gold Room, located at 436 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, PA. The Council President shall designate a presiding officer for such public hearing.
Sponsors: Nick Futules, Sam DeMarco , Cindy Kirk

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Motion of the Council of Allegheny County authorizing the Council of Allegheny County to conduct a public hearing, pursuant to Article II.G. of the Rules of Allegheny County Council on April 28, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Allegheny County Courthouse Gold Room, located at 436 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, PA.  The Council President shall designate a presiding officer for such public hearing.

 

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The primary purpose of this hearing is to allow the opportunity for public comment regarding Bill No. 11762-21, an ordinance amending the Allegheny County Code of Ordinances through the establishment of a new Division 9 entitled “Conduct” and a new Chapter 905 entitled “Independent Police Review Board” to establish an independent citizen board to receive and review allegations of misconduct filed by members of the public against police officers within Allegheny County

 

Individuals wishing to speak must register in advance in accordance with the rules governing public comment at Council meetings.  Written testimony will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2021. 

 

Council shall comply with the public notice requirements of Article II.G. of the Rules of Allegheny County Council. Council Members Nicholas Futules, Sam DeMarco, and Cindy Kirk have made commitments to attend the hearing. 

 

Upon passage of this motion, the Council President is asked to take appropriate steps to provide for security for the public hearings and to provide for transcription of testimony given.

 

NOW THEREFORE, IT IS MOVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY,

that the Council is hereby authorized to conduct a public hearing pursuant to Article II.G. of the Rules of Allegheny County Council on April 28, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Allegheny County Courthouse Gold Room, located at 436 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, PA. 

 

All other provisions of this motion shall be appropriately administered.