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File #: 11984-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing Highmark Health to use designated sites on County-owned real property for purposes of placing healthcare-related educational advertisements.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 17-21-OR 11984-21.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing Highmark Health to use designated sites on County-owned real property for purposes of placing healthcare-related educational advertisements.

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Whereas, Highmark Health is a national, blended health organization based in Pittsburgh, PA, with locations and hospital facilities across Allegheny County, serving millions of customers nationwide through their affiliated businesses including Allegheny Health Network and Highmark, Inc.; and

Whereas, Highmark Health wishes to use the County-owned real property in the County’s South Park and North Park for purposes of placing healthcare-related educational advertisements at pre-determined locations in each Park without interruption; and

Whereas, County Council believes that permitting Highmark Health to use said areas in the County’s North Park and South Park for these purposes will inure to the benefit of the citizens of Allegheny County; 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 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 to permit the use of County Real Property

A. Allegheny County Council hereby approves the use of real property in the County’s South Park and North Park by Highmark Health for purposes of placing healthcare-related educational signs at pre-determined locations in each Park without interruption.

B. The term of this authorization begins upon Council approval and continues through for an 18-month period. The authorization may be extended for two additional years upon mutual agreement of both parties.

C. The proper officers of th...

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