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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/14/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2023-1322 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Christopher Yeager from the Carrick neighborhood has been a member of Pack 224 in Carrick as well as pack 601 and Troop 6 of Brookline in the Laurel Highlands Council of the Eagle Valley District; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1308 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Lawrence Hall project which proposes the improvements to an existing building for the use of a food hall and bar. The site address is 4609 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, in the 9th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1309 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Spilman, Thomas & Battle, for legal services in connection with a police litigation matter at 2:18-cv-01567 for an amount not to exceed Seventeen Thousand and Twenty Three Dollars and Eighty Cents ($17,023.80). (Executive Session held 3/28/23) (Second Executive Session held 3/30/23) (Third Executive Session held 4/4/23)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1310 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or agreements with Campbell Durrant, P.C., in an amount not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($30,000.00) for expert legal services related to litigation in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania at Case 2:22-cv-523-CRE.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1311 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements with the Allegheny County Bar Association to provide legal advertising to the City of Pittsburgh for performing state mandated advertising of Treasurer’s Sales.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1312 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the execution of quitclaim deeds conveying all of the City's right, title and interest in and to the City-owned property located in the 15th Ward of the City at 624 Tesla Street designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 55-M Lot 302 and Block 55-M Lot 305, to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1313 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 744 of 2022, entitled "Resolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year beginning January 1, 2023," so as to reopen the 2023 Operating Budget to update the revenue forecast to better reflect Fiscal Year 2022 results, accommodate changes in the Bureau of Police in direct response to the ratified collective bargaining agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police, and make changes to associated benefit calculations. (Executive Session held 3/28/23) (Second Executive Session held 3/30/23) (Third Executive Session held 4/4/23) (Public Hearing held 4/13/23)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1314 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 745 of 2022, which authorizes Stop the Violence Fund expenditures for the 2023 Fiscal Year, by further updating current year appropriations in direct response to Operating Budget changes required by the ratified collective bargaining agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police. (Executive Session held 3/28/23) (Second Executive Session held 3/30/23) (Third Executive Session held 4/4/23) (Public Hearing held 4/13/23)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1315 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to accept a donation from the Charles Street Area Corporation in the amount of ONE HUNDRED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($101,000.00) for the Cross Strauss Park Renovation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-1316 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Lisa Frank as a board member of the Equipment Leasing Authority for a term to expire on March 31st, 2028.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1317 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Monica Ruiz as a Member of the Planning Commission for a term set to expire January 1st 2028.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2023-1319 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing Council of the reappointment of Leonard Orbovich as a member of the LGBTQIA+ Commission, for term set to expire December 31st 2025.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1320 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing Council of the reappointment of Marcus Robinson as a member of the LGBTQIA+ Commission, for term set to expire December 31st 2025.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1321 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing Council of the reappointment of Jam Hammond as a member of the LGBTQIA+ Commission, for term set to expire December 31st 2025.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1183 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Anneliese Martinez as a Member of the Public Art Committee, of the Public Art & Civic Design Commission, for a term concurrent with that of the Mayor.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1222 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Tammy Thompson as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board, as the Low-Income Homeowner representative for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1237 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sanjeeb Manandhar as a Member of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission, Pittsburgh Public Schools Representative, for a term set to expire December 31st 2027.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1238 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Kelsey Ripper as a Member of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission as the Community Organization Representative, for a term set to expire December 31st 2027.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1239 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Deborah Steinberg as a Member of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission, as the University Representative, for a term set to expire December 31st 2027.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1301 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1253 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of 2 warrants ($15,000.00 each) in connection with an EEOC matter at EEOC: 17H-2020-00017C for a total amount of $30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand Dollars) in full and final settlement of litigation including attorney fees. (Executive Session held 3/7/23)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1254 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Mary Ann Organ and Eugene Organ, her husband, and their attorneys, Edgar Snyder and Associates, U.S. Steel Tower, 10th Floor, 600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the amount of Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000.00 USD) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 20-010985. (Executive Session held 3/7/23)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1272 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from Global K9 Protection Group valued at TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($10,000.00) for a pre-trained explosive detection canine.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1273 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from Am-Gard of SEVEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($7,900.00) for the purchase of a canine for the Bureau of Police.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1274 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing Eight (8) Open-End Professional Services Agreements with multiple vendors to provide professional services on an on-call basis as required related to art and memorial preservation and conservation services as needed by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh, each Agreement being at an amount not-to-exceed five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) annually for a two year term with up to two additional one year options, and providing for funding of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1302 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety and Wellness for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1268 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Von der haus Gill German Shepherds Inc., 16863 Boundry Rd, Wapakoneta, OH 45895-8058, in an amount not to exceed SEVEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($7,900.00), for the purchase of one canine for the Bureau of Police.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1303 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1270 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 679 of 2012, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Project and License Agreement with Riverlife to provide capital improvements & renovations to Allegheny Landing Park, by further authorizing a City contribution to dock repair work at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1271 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Eletro-Kote Company in the amount of Twenty-Nine Thousand and Eight Hundred Dollars ($29,800.00) for improvements to the Vietnam War Memorial project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1307 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1266 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement with the Mark Hamilton, Esq. of Summers McDonnell Hudock Guthrie and Rauch, P.C., to provide legal representation as the Solicitor of the Commission on Human Relations in an amount not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1267 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Service Agreement with Ruder Law for legal services related to the enforcement of City Code Chapter 659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($125,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1304 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1277 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of ThoughtForm, Inc. in the amount of thirty two thousand, five hundred fifty seven dollars and seventy five cents ($32,557.75) for design services and template creation for the print version of the Oakland Plan, adopted as the Oakland area component of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. ?Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1305 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Recreation, Youth and Senior Services for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1283 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation and transfer of certain public properties within the Upper Lawrenceville and Stanton Heights neighborhoods to become permanent, public, passive open space, included in the Allegheny River Greenway as part of the Greenways for Pittsburgh program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1306 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance, Asset Management and Technology for March 8, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1275 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 568 of 2019, authorizing an amendment or amendments(s) to the existing Rooftop License Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and 600 GS Prop LP, a Pennsylvania limited partnership, in order to extend the term through December 31, 2028, at a total cost not to exceed THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND, THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SEVEN DOLLARS AND FIFTY-SIX CENTS ($380,387.56).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1276 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with RouteSmart Technologies, Inc., which provides trash and recycling routing optimization, for the purchase and implementation of navigation software that will provide turn-by-turn directions to Environmental Service Drivers; at a total cost not to exceed $149,740.00 through December 31, 2025.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video