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File #: 12375-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Motion Status: Approved
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: Final action: 7/19/2022
Title: Motion of the Council of Allegheny County overriding Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald's veto of Bill No. 12162-22, entitled “[a]n Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending and supplementing the Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Division 6, entitled “Parks and Recreation,” through the creation of a new sub Chapter 680, entitled “Certain Agreements Prohibited,” in order to prohibit the leasing, sale and/or any other agreements that would permit or otherwise facilitate private and/or public entities engaging in any industrial or commercial land uses within Allegheny County’s parks."
Sponsors: Bethany Hallam, Anita Prizio

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Motion of the Council of Allegheny County overriding Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald's veto of  Bill No. 12162-22, entitled “[a]n Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending and supplementing the Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Division 6, entitled “Parks and Recreation,” through the creation of a new sub Chapter 680, entitled “Certain Agreements Prohibited,” in order to prohibit the leasing, sale and/or any other agreements that would permit or otherwise facilitate private and/or public entities engaging in any industrial or commercial land uses within Allegheny County’s parks."

 

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Whereas, Bill No. 12162-22 was introduced on January 25, 2022; and

 

Whereas, Bill No. 12162-22 was scheduled for committee discussion on June 30, 2022, and a public hearing was held on the bill on June 9, 2022; and

 

Whereas, Bill no. 12162-22 was passed by Council on July 5, 2022; and

 

Whereas, the Chief Executive date stamped his veto of 12162-22 on the morning of July 6, 2022 and delivered it to Council on the evening of July 12, 2022; and

                     

Whereas, pursuant to the Home Rule Charter of Allegheny County, Article IV, §5(b), any action to override this veto must take place “within 30 days of the veto;” and

 

Whereas, it is the judgment of Council that this veto should be overridden; and

 

Whereas, it is accordingly the desire of Council to override Chief Executive Fitzgerald’s veto of bill 12162-22 prior to August 5, 2022 in order to clearly and unambiguously comply with the time limitation found in Article IV, §5(b); and

 

The Council of the County of Allegheny therefore hereby moves as follows:

In accordance with the provisions of Article IV, §5(b) of the Home Rule Charter of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Council hereby overrides Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald's veto of  Bill No. 12162-22, entitled “[a]n Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending and supplementing the Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Division 6, entitled “Parks and Recreation,” through the creation of a new sub Chapter 680, entitled “Certain Agreements Prohibited,” in order to prohibit the leasing, sale and/or any other agreements that would permit or otherwise facilitate private and/or public entities engaging in any industrial or commercial land uses within Allegheny County’s parks."