Fitzgerald Submits Legislation to Council

PITTSBURGH – County Executive Rich Fitzgerald submitted three bills to County Council for consideration at its upcoming meeting:

  • Resolution amending the Grants and Special Accounts Budget to (1) authorize a grant from the Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority for the Allegheny County Police:  $214,393 to fund salary and fringe benefits of two county detectives who investigate insurance fraud crimes; and (2) increase a grant award from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development by $250,000 to a total award of $550,000  for Allegheny County homelessness and rapid re-housing activities.


  • Resolution adopting the Summerset at Frick Park Tax Increment Financing Plan (TIF) presented by the Urban Redevelopment Authority. The TIF will allow for necessary site preparation and public infrastructure improvements to support the development of Phase 3 of Summerset in the Swisshelm Park neighborhood to include approximately 102 single family homes, 37 townhomes and 78 condominium or apartment units. The public infrastructure improvements include environmental remediation; site preparation and grading; road and bridge construction; construction of new water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure; and construction of public park spaces and other recreational amenities.


  • Resolution ratifying the year-end transfers for the Fiscal Year ending 2012 that have been approved by the Budget Transfer Committee in order to satisfy post closing entries totaling $9.3 million in intra-departmental transfers (as compared with $21 million in 2011) and $7.8 million in inter-departmental transfers (as compared with $8.3 million in 2011).


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