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File #: 12630-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/17/2023 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 3/21/2023 Final action: 4/4/2023
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the continued use of a BMX bicycle facility in the County’s South Park by South Park BMX, Inc.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 12630-23 BMX Summary.docx, 2. 07-23-OR 12630-23.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the continued use of a BMX bicycle facility in the County’s South Park by South Park BMX, Inc.

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WHEREAS, the County of Allegheny is the owner of real property on E. Park Drive in the County’s South Park known as the South Park BMX Track; and

WHEREAS, South Park BMX, Inc. is a bicycle organization that has conducted youth bicycle activities and hosted special events at the South Park BMX Track for more than forty years; and

WHEREAS, South Park BMX previously has been granted permission to have preferred use, provide structural upgrades, and perform routine maintenance at the South Park BMX Track; and

WHEREAS, the County’s Department of Parks has recommended that South Park BMX, Inc. be granted permission to continue to have preferred use, conduct activities, host special events, provide structural upgrades, and perform routine maintenance at the South Park BMX Track in the County’s South Park without interruption; and

WHEREAS, County Council believes that permitting South Park BMX Inc. to continue to use the designated area for such purposes will inure to the benefit of the citizens of Allegheny County through the promotion of youth athletic and social activities; 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

Allegheny County Council hereby approves the continued use of a facility on East Park Drive in the County’s South Park by South Park BMX, Inc. for purposes of conducting BMX bicycle activities described above for ...

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