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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/24/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2023-2086 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Onala Recovery Center is celebrating 70 years of helping individuals and families impacted by substance use conditions, including the current opioid epidemic; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2023-2087 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Pastor Keith Moncrief is an anointed gift to the Body of Christ. As a spiritual leader, he displays a great passion for the Kingdom of God and believes in the power of The Word to transform lives; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2023-2088 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh Pediatric VIEW is hosting the first annual conference on Innovations in Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) November 1 and November 2 at Sheraton Station Square; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2023-2068 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Department of Public Safety to apply for a grant from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County’s Gaming Economic Tourism Fund for the purchase of non-fluorinated firefighting foam in the amount of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000.00) for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2069 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 442 52nd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2070 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Miller and Reed Street, at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2071 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, or an Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh affiliate, and Citizen Science Lab, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 27-A, Lots 177, 178, 179, 180, 180-A, 181, 182, 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, and 189 in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2072 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2023-2024 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $9,500,000. (Council Districts: All)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2073 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City’s agent for administration of the 2023-2024 HOME Investments Partnership Program at a cost not to exceed $2,557,679. (Council Districts: All)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2074 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an easement agreement or agreements with Duquesne Light Company to provide a permanent easement for the relocation of its electrical system in Hays Woods (Parcels 31-G-200, 31-G-202, and 32-H-100) at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2075 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to take actions necessary for recordation of temporary construction easements over certain City-owned parcels in order to advance a project for rehabilitation, reconstruction, and repair of the Charles Anderson Memorial Bridge. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2023-2075 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to take actions necessary for recordation of temporary construction easements over certain City-owned parcels in order to advance a project for rehabilitation, reconstruction, and repair of the Charles Anderson Memorial Bridge. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2076 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light Go Program in the amount of Four Hundred and Thirty Thousand Dollars and Thirteen Cents ($430,000.13) to upgrade traffic control switches.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2077 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light Go Program in the amount of Nine Hundred Fifty-Four Thousand Five Hundred Fifty-Two Dollars and Forty-Three Cents ($954,552.43) to replace traffic signals at the intersections of Penn Avenue and Highland Avenue, South Aiken Avenue and Ellsworth Avenue, and Bayard Street and Neville Street.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2078 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Supplemental Agreement or Agreements with Lori Hepner, for costs associated with the Davis Ave Bridge project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Fifty-Four Thousand Four Hundred and Forty-Four Dollars ($54,444.00), an increase of Twenty Four Thousand Four Hundred and Forty-Four Dollars ($24,444.00) to the amount previously authorized by Resolution 205 of 2022 to add additional funding for Public Art as part of the project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2079 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with Gulisek Construction LLC for costs associated with Construction for the Critical Sidewalk Gaps project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed One Million One Hundred Fifty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Five Dollars and Thirty-Five Cents ($1,156,475.35), reimbursable at 100%.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2080 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Supplemental Agreement or Agreements with Gannett Fleming Inc. for costs associated with the Mount Washington Landslide Mitigation project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Two Million One Hundred Fifty-Seventy Thousand Dollars ($2,157,000.000), an increase of One Hundred Fifty-Seventy Thousand Dollars ($157,000.00) to the amount previously authorized by Resolution 636 of 2021 to add additional funding for the Services During Construction Phase of the project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2081 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with Power Contracting Company for costs associated with Construction for the Pittsburgh Downtown Wayfinding project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed One Million Seven Hundred Sixty-One Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Five Dollars ($1,761,235.00), reimbursable at 100%.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2082 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 of six (6) safety ladders from Friends of the Riverfront valued at Twelve Thousand Forty dollars ($12,040.00), to be installed along the southern shore of the Allegheny River from Rachel Carson Bridge to Point State Park at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2083 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement and/or agreement(s) and amendments thereto with Twilio for internet-based communications services required to support various City of Pittsburgh customer engagement communications, at a cost not-to-exceed Two Hundred Thirty Eight Thousand, Three Hundred Twenty Five Dollars ($238,325) over 2 years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2084 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with various community-based organizations for the implementation of the 2023 Neighborhood Economic Development program and to provide for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $500,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2089 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine: Zoning Code, Article V: Use Regulations, Chapter 911: Primary Uses, at Section 911.02: Use Table and Article VI: Development Standards, Chapter 914: Parking Loading and Access, at Section 914.02: Off-Street Parking Schedules, and adding Section 912.09.B.: Child care (Accessory Use) at Chapter 912: Accessory Uses and Structures, all to amend Childcare Uses and Standards. (Sent for a Report & Recommendation on 11/2/23) (Report & Recommendation received 11/30/23) (Public Hearing held 2/13/24)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2023-2085 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Daylon Davis as a Member of the Citizen Police Review Board with a term to expire October 31, 2027.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2023-2002 1 Appointment-InformingResolution appointing Sean Luther as a Member of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority Board of Directors with a term to expire September 20, 2027.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-2062 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-1072 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances Title 5, Traffic; Article VII, Parking; by creating a new Chapter 550, Mobility Enhancement District.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2021 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 108 of 2023 effective 3/1/2023, which amended Resolution 458 of 2022 effective 9/7/2022, authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Fisher Phillips LLP for legal services in connection with collective bargaining, by further authorizing an amendment or amendments to said Professional Services Agreement, at no additional cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2023-2022 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Plaintiff, James Frierson, administrator of the estate of Jim Rogers, decedent, and his counsel of record, Todd, J. Hollis at a cost not-to-exceed Eight Million Dollars and No Cents ($8,000,000.00) over two years, relating to the full and final settlement of litigation, including attorney’s fees and costs, filed at No. 2:22-cv-00523 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (Executive Session held 10/12/23)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2023 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Bennet Omalu Pathology for expert fees in connection with labor arbitration matters for an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand dollars ($10,000.00) over one year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2024 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, effective January 1, 2019, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2019 Capital Budget and the 2019 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2019 through 2024 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND INSPECTION SERVICES by $46,000 and increasing COMPLETE STREETS by $46,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2025 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 647 of 2020, effective December 23, 2020, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2021 Capital Budget and the 2021 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2021 through 2026 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS - SPORT FACILITIES by $200,000 and increasing COMPLETE STREETS by $200,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2026 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 723 of 2022, effective December 27, 2022, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2023 Capital Budget, the 2023 Community Development Program, and the 2023 through 2028 Capital Improvement Program” by decreasing RAMP AND PUBLIC SIDEWALK by $75,000 and increasing COMPLETE STREETS by $75,000. RAMP AND PUBLIC SIDEWALK is further increased by $505,000 and SIGNAGE AND WAYFINDING increased by $500,000 to account for additional Federal Highway Administration funding being received at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2027 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Rynse, LLC. for services relating to the washing of City vehicles. Expenditures for the purchases shall be limited to authorized annual budgeted amounts by each City Using Department. The cost of each car wash has been pre-negotiated over the course of the agreement’s three-year term. Costs for these services will vary based on individual departmental need.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2063 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1992 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Wabash Street (formerly Walnut St), laid out in the Denny Estate Plan of Lots, from the centerline of Lowe Street to its terminus, in the 19th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-1993 1 ResolutionResolution granting a vacation of an unopened, 10ft unnamed way, situate in the 19th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2016 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a professional services agreement with Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in an amount not to exceed TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($200,000) dollars to support the city’s equitable street tree plan over the course of up to three (3) of years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2018 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with SAI Consulting Engineers Inc. for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering Phase for the Safe Routes to School project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed One Hundred Sixteen Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Two Dollars and Eighty-Six Cents ($116,472.86), reimbursable at 100%.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2019 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Construction phase of the Pittsburgh Pedestrian Wayfinding Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00), an increase of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2020 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Construction phase of the Critical Sidewalk Gaps Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed One Million Four Hundred and Eighty Five Thousand Dollars ($1,485,000.00), an increase of Five Hundred and Five Thousand Dollars ($505,000.00) 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2064 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-2038 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending City Code Title Six: Conduct, Article V: Discrimination, Chapter 651: Findings and Policy, and Chapter 659: Unlawful Practices, by adding enhanced housing protections for survivors of domestic violence.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2065 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-2029 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 723 of 2022, effective December 27, 2022, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2023 Capital Budget, the 2023 Community Development Program, and the 2023 through 2028 Capital Improvement Program” by increasing PERSONNEL - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM by $97,804, increasing EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT by $7,044, increasing HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS by $260,014, and increasing HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM by $257,679. These changes are made in response to program allocations by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development and come at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2030 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to provide administration and operating expenses, housing and housing related supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, at a total cost not to exceed $1,410,014.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2031 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 723 of 2022, effective December 27, 2022, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2023 Capital Budget, the 2023 Community Development Program, and the 2023 through 2028 Capital Improvement Program” so as to grant $100,000 to specific Public Service Grant projects of the Mayor's Office and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Video Video
2023-2032 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with agencies to provide emergency shelter services, street outreach services, rental assistance and housing relocation and stabilization services, and/or data collection activities, as associated with 2023 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds at a cost not to exceed $1,207,044.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2033 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Urban Design Ventures, LLC for services relating to the program design, and application development of the City’s HOME-ARP application for a sum not to exceed Twenty-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Thirty Dollars ($28,600.00) over three years for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2066 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Recreation, Youth and Senior Services for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-2028 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement with Duolingo in support of the CommUnity Concert series, from which the City will receive a fee in the amount of Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2067 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental and Educational Affairs for October 18, 2023 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2023-1976 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of a liquor license, License No. R-13100, from El Paso Mexican Grill Bethel Park, LLC, located at 1778-1780 North Highland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 to the Applicant, El Paso Mexican Grill Bethel Park, LLC, located at 564 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 10-17-23)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2012 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 4608 and 4644 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2013 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a lease, leases, sublease and/or subleases for approximately 8,000 square feet, from the lessor, the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (“HACP”), for the purpose of continuing to provide office space for City employees, located within the City of Pittsburgh's First Ward at 100 Ross Street, 15219, Lot number 2-J-00244, effective on or about September 1, 2023 for a six (6) month period, and providing for the payment thereof in an amount not to exceed Eighty-six Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($86,250.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2014 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant for the Brighton Heights Healthy Active Living Center in the amount of TWO MILLION TWO HUNDRED TWENTY NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY SEVEN ($2,229,987.00) dollars and authorizing expenditures for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2023-2015 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant for the Renovation of Sheraden Park in the amount of ONE MILLION EIGHTY THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY SEVEN ($1,083,467.00) dollars and authorizing expenditures for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video