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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2023-1543 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Namita Dwarakanath as a Member of the Commission on Human Relations for a term set to expire December 31st, 2027.Interview HeldPass Action details
2023-1752 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances “City of Pittsburgh Service Workers Prevailing Wage Ordinance” Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by supplementing Section 161.38.AMENDEDPass Action details
2023-1752 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances “City of Pittsburgh Service Workers Prevailing Wage Ordinance” Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by supplementing Section 161.38.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1833 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Brennan Thrower in an amount not to exceed Eighteen Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($18,000.00) in full and final settlement of a discharge grievance. (Executive Session held 9/12/23)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1884 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or agreements with Hawke, McKeon, & Sniscak LLP, in an amount not to exceed Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($60,000.00) for a period of one year, for professional legal services related to the Public Utility Commission.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1885 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty Seven Dollars and One Cent ($5,857.01) over one year, in favor of Ronald J. Jordan, in full and final settlement of a claim (23C-0141) for damage to his motorized wheelchair due to a malfunctioning handicap door in the City-County Building.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1886 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Nine Hundred Ninety Two Dollars and Twenty Six Cents ($3,992.26) over one year, in favor of Ralf Heilman and Jean Zieler, in full and final settlement of a claim (22C-0269) for damage to their stopped vehicle from a City EMS vehicle backing into it.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1887 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty Six Dollars and Forty One Cents ($3,156.41) over one year, in favor of Robert Ireland, in full and final settlement of a claim (22C-0188) for damage to his parked vehicle from a city Environmental Services vehicle.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1888 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in an amount not to exceed Thirteen Thousand One Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars and No Cents ($13,148.00) over one year, in favor of Lorraine E. Mezyk, in full and final settlement of a claim (22C-0317) for destruction of a residential sewer lateral due to encroachment of tree roots from a city owned right-of-way tree.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1889 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in an amount not to exceed Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($7,500.00) over one year, in favor of Sharon Kopy, Executrix of the Estate of Stephen Kopy, in full and final settlement of a litigation filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania at No. 2:20-cv-00558 (consolidated at No. 2:18-cv-01567).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1890 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of a single payment in 2023 to Linda Lacek and Thomas J. Lacek, and their attorney, G. Christopher Apessos, in an amount not to exceed Fifty-Five Thousand ($55,000.00) Dollars in settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 18-010168.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1891 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 886 of 2021, effective December 27, 2021, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2022 Capital Budget and the 2022 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2022 through 2027 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing BRIDGE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION FUND (TIP) by $49,052, increasing SWINBURNE BRIDGE (TIP) by $157,548, increasing LARIMER BRIDGE (TIP) by $800,000, increasing MAPLE AVENUE BRIDGE (TIP) by $170,000, and increasing CORLEY STREET BRIDGE (TIP) by $538,000.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1892 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing McFARREN STREET (SECOND AVENUE) BRIDGE (TIP) by $9,719.73, increasing BRIDGE REPAIRS by $9,361.10, and increasing LIBERTY AVENUE (HSIP) by $90,358.63.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
Item 80-2023 1 InvoicesP-CardsApprovedPass Action details
2023-1873 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Adler and Sons, Inc. in the amount of Eight Thousand and Nine Hundred Dollars ($8,900.00) for tree removal work at Dodds and Potomac Ave.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1874 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Design phase of the Maple Avenue Bridge Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($450,000.00), an increase of One Hundred and Seventy Thousand Dollars ($170,000.00) from the previously executed agreement. This resolution serves to authorize only the amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements, at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh. Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1875 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Design phase of the Corley Street Bridge Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Seven Hundred and Ninety Thousand Dollars ($790,000.00), an increase of Five Hundred and Thirty Eight Thousand Dollars ($538,000.00) from the previously executed agreement. This resolution serves to authorize only the amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements, at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh. Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1876 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Design, Final Design, Utility, Right of Way and Construction Phases of the Swinburne Street Bridge project, and providing for the payment of costs thereof, not to exceed Fourteen Million Nine Hundred and Nine Thousand Dollars ($14,909,000.00), an increase of Twelve Million Five Hundred and Fifty Nine Thousand Dollars ($12,559,000.00) from the previously executed agreement (52622-2); reimbursable at Ninety Five percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Sixteen Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($16,250.00), a Twelve Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollar ($12,250.00) increase from the previously executed agreement (52622-2).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1877 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contribution Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh (City) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for costs associated with the SR 4003, East Street and Evergreen Rd. Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Thirty One Thousand and Five Hundred Dollars ($31,500.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1878 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Design phase of the Larimer Ave Bridge Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,600,000.00), an increase of Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($800,000.00). This resolution serves to authorize only the Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements, at no additional cost to the City of Pittsburgh from the previously authorized One Thousand and Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00). Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1879 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with multiple phases of the Liberty Ave Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP); providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Seven Million Five Hundred Five Thousand Five Hundred and Fifty Six Dollars ($7,505,556.00), an increase of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) for the Right of Way phase from the previously executed agreement (52315-2). This resolution serves to authorize only the Reimbursement Agreement, at a cost to the City of Pittsburgh of Five Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($5,500.00), an increase of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) from the previously executed agreement (52315-2). Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1880 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Supplemental Agreement or Agreements with Zottola Construction for construction services associated with the Allegheny Circle Phase 2 Construction Project; providing for payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Two Million Eight Hundred Ninety Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Five Dollars and Forty Six Cents ($2,890,945.46), an increase of Two Hundred Fifty Two Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Five Dollars and Forty Six Cents ($252,945.46) from the previously executed agreement (53583) as previously authorized by Resolution 670 of 2020.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1881 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contribution Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh (City) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for costs associated with the SR 60, Thornburgh Bridge Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Twenty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($24,700.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1882 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, for the professional construction management services for Homewood Park Infrastructure Upgrades, between the City of Pittsburgh and Cosmos Technologies. The total not to exceed cost is Two Hundred Eighty-Eight Thousand, One Hundred Thirty-Three Dollars and Twenty-Eight Cents ($288,133.28).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1883 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 386, effective June 19, 2019, as amended by Resolution No. 70, effective February 18, 2020, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Pashek + MTR, for the professional landscape architectural services for South Side Park Phase I Design, at a cost not to exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars (400,000.00),” by increasing the total allocation by the amount of Sixty-One Thousand Two Hundred Twenty Dollars ($61,220.00) for a new total of Four Hundred Sixty-One Thousand Two Hundred Twenty Dollars ($461,220.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1893 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the City of Planning to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with HR&A Advisors for the purpose of assisting in the development of a strategic plan for the Department of City Planning. Cost not to exceed $109,000 over one year.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1894 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the City of Planning to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the PA Historical and Museum Commission for the purpose of receiving and spending grant funds in the amount of TWENTY THOUSAND ($20,000.00) dollars with a local of match of FIFTY THOUSAND ($50,000.00) for a total project cost not to exceed SEVENTY THOUSAND ($70,000.00) dollars, to support planning efforts to create historic guidelines for three previously designated historic districts: Roslyn Place, Schenley Farms, and the Mexican War Streets Expansion.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1895 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Michael Baker International in an amount not to exceed TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($25,000) dollars to complete an architectural survey of the Crawford-Roberts neighborhood.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1899 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title 4: Public Places and Property, Article XI: Parks and Playgrounds, by adding a new Chapter 481: Use Regulations, providing guidance for Development in Parks and Greenways.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2023-1872 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Allegheny League of Municipalities, in the amount of NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS, ($9,000.00) for annual dues for DIRECT membership.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video