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File #: 11971-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Motion Status: Awaiting Executive Signature
File created: 8/20/2021 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Motion of the Council of Allegheny County authorizing the President of Council to conduct public hearings, pursuant to §801.05 of the Administrative Code on Thursday, October 14, at 5 pm, Tuesday, October 19, at 5 pm, and Thursday, October 21 at 5 pm in the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Courthouse.
Sponsors: Robert Palmosina
Attachments: 1. 11971-21.pdf

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Motion of the Council of Allegheny County authorizing the President of Council to conduct public hearings, pursuant to §801.05 of the Administrative Code on Thursday, October 14, at 5 pm, Tuesday, October 19, at 5 pm, and Thursday, October 21 at 5 pm in the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Courthouse. 

 

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One purpose of these hearings is to allow the public opportunity to comment on the proposed operating and capital budgets for the 2022 calendar year before passage.  Public testimony is scheduled at 5:00 p.m. on October 14th, 19th and 21st. 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 Friday, October 29, 2021. 

 

The other purpose of these hearings is to have departments and agencies funded by the County appear before the Budget & Finance Committee to present their requests and answer questions posed by the members. The final hearing schedule shall be provided to all participants in advance of the hearings and shall also be publicly advertised.

The Members of Council that are committed to attend the hearings include: Council Member Robert Palmosina, Budget and Finance Chair; President Catena and Council Member Prizio. The President shall preside over the hearing or appoint a presiding officer.

Upon passage of this motion, the 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 Budget & Finance Committee is hereby authorized to conduct public hearings, pursuant to §801.05 of the Administrative Code on Thursday, October 14, at 5 pm, Tuesday, October 19, at 5 pm, and Thursday, October 21, at 5 pm in the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Courthouse. All other provisions of this motion shall be appropriately administered.