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File #: 12210-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/18/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 4/26/2022
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing use of real property in the County’s Hartwood Acres Park for use by Family House, Inc. to conduct an annual fundraising event known as the Family House Polo Match.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 12-22-OR 12210-22.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing use of real property in the County’s Hartwood Acres Park for use by Family House, Inc. to conduct an annual fundraising event known as the Family House Polo Match.

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Whereas, The County of Allegheny is the owner of real property at the Amphitheater Site in the County’s Hartwood Acres Park; and

Whereas, The Department of Parks recognizes that Family House, Inc. has nearly four decades of experience in managing an annual fundraising event known as the Family House Polo Match.

Whereas, The County deems it in the public interest to authorize Family House, Inc. to continue to conduct their annual event at the Amphitheater site in the County’s Hartwood Acres Park; 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 estate 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 of the Continued Use of County Real Property.

A. Allegheny County Council hereby approves the continued use of real property located at the Amphitheater Site in the County’s Hartwood Acres Park by Family House, Inc to conduct an annual fundraising event known as the Family House Polo Match.
B. The term of this authorization begins upon Council approval and continues through December 31, 2024. At the County’s discretion, this authorization may be extended for two additional years.
C. The proper officers of the County are hereby authorized to execute any and all documents necessary to effectuate the authorization granted by this legislation.


SECTION 3. Severability. If any provision of this Ordinance shall be determined to be unlawful, inva...

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