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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/6/2024 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2024-0124 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, February 1-29, 2024, has been designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month by the Association for Career and Technical Education; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0125 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort to acknowledge the impact of HIV on Black communities and work to overcome structural barriers to HIV testing, prevention, and treatment; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0098 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Optum (Connect Your Care) for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Flexible Spending Account program for a sum not to exceed Forty Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($40,500.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0099 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with P&A Group for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) program for a sum not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00) over one year and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0100 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with consultants and/or service providers for professional services in connection with Civil Service and MPOETC required assessment and evaluation of Public Safety candidates, and providing for payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($95,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0101 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Workpartners (Life Solutions) for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Employee Assistance Program for a sum not to exceed Forty Nine Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($49,500.00) over one year and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0102 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 898-2023, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the cohorts of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services through PGH Lab, at a total cost not-to-exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) over 1 year. The purpose of the amending legislation is to correct the name of one of the cohort companies and the amending legislation is not adding any additional funds.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2024-0102 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 898-2023, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the cohorts of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services through PGH Lab, at a total cost not-to-exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) over 1 year. The purpose of the amending legislation is to correct the name of one of the cohort companies and the amending legislation is not adding any additional funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0103 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned property in the 4th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 28-P, Lot 333 (3319 Niagara Street - Council District No. 3), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0104 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 20-A, Lot 106 (1461 Chartiers Avenue - Council District No. 2), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0105 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned property in the 23rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 24-F, Lot 102 (Chestnut Street - Council District No. 1), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0106 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the following Publicly-Owned properties in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 125-B, Lots 281 and 283 (Lincoln Avenue - Council District No. 9), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0107 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned properties in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 19-C, Lots 184 and 213; Block 20-L, Lot 250; Block 20-M, Lots 195, 203, and 228; Block 20-R, Lot 17; and Block 42-P, Lot 7 (211 and 911 Amherst Street, 1042 Lakewood Street, 304 and 320 Lorenz Avenue, 1021 Rue Grande Vue Street, 1012 Chartiers Avenue, and 1017 Fairdale Street - Council District No. 2), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0108 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned property in the 24th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 47-M, Lot 214 (1815 Rialto Street - Council District No. 1), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0109 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Pittsburgh Land Bank to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned properties in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 175-B, Lots 57, 58, 60, and 61 (Tioga Street - Council District No. 9), at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0120 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 2024-0031 entitled “providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through N: A: 2825 Webster Avenue, B: 2823 Webster Avenue, C: 5163 Hillcrest Street, D: 415 N Graham Street, [E: 229 Shetland Avenue -DELETED], F: 6506 Meadow Street, G: 7042 Kedron Street, H: 1050 Wheeler Street, I: 0 Oakwood Street, J: 0 Oakwood Street, K: 5874 Douglas Street, L: 516 Cedarhurst Street, M: 3003 Zephyr Avenue, N: 419 Marshall Avenue” as to add item E: 229 Shetland Avenue.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0110 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 88 of 2023, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into an amended Professional Services Agreement with Bromberg & Associates LLC for effective communication services for City meetings and events, by exercising the contract option to extend the term for 1 year, adding the City Clerk as a signatory, and increasing the total spend by $150,000.00 for a new not to exceed amount of $478,976.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0111 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC for expert legal services in connection with a litigation matter in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:18-cv-01567 for an amount not to exceed NINETY-FIVE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN DOLLARS AND NINETY-NINE CENTS ($95,767.99) over one year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0112 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Thomson Reuters- West for legal subscription services for an amount not to exceed SEVEN THOUSAND THIRTY-FOUR DOLLARS AND NINETEEN CENTS ($7,034.19) over one year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0113 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Kittelson, LLC for expert witness services in connection with two matters filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G. D. 18-0203 and G. D. 22-0077 for an amount not to exceed FOURTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND THIRTY-THREE CENTS ($14,675.33) over one year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0114 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Kroll Associates, Inc. for expert witness services in connection with a litigation matter in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:20-cv-00965 for an amount not to exceed TWENTY-FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT DOLLARS AND THIRTEEN CENTS ($24,008.13) over one year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0115 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant payable in favor of National League of Cities for one year membership dues in an amount not to exceed EIGHTEEN THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED AND NINETY-NINE DOLLARS and ZERO CENTS ($18,499.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0116 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of Finance to extend the Lease and Tower Use Agreement with Crown Communication LLC at 1330 Hassler Street (Tax Parcel #19-E-214-T1) for four (4) additional five (5) year terms.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0123 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 263: Real Property Tax and Exemptions, Section 263.02 (a) Discount in advance, (b)(1) Optional tri-annual payments, and (d): Due Dates, so as to amend the discount date for the 2024 fiscal year.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2024-0123 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 263: Real Property Tax and Exemptions, Section 263.02 (a) Discount in advance, (b)(1) Optional tri-annual payments, and (d): Due Dates, so as to amend the discount date for the 2024 fiscal year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0121 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 886 of 2021, effective December 27, 2021, as amended, 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 removing POISE FOUNDATION as a grant recipient along with PEOPLE OF ORIGIN RIGHTFULLY LOVED AND WANTED P.O.O.R.L.A.W. and authorizing a subsequent Agreement for a total cost of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0122 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 840 of 2019, effective January 1, 2020 as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2020 Capital Budget and the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2020 through 2025 Capital Improvement Program” to correct the JDE Job Number for ST. MICHAEL’S FOOD BANK.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0117 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Kyle Webster as a Commissioner on the Commission for Human Relations for a four-year term, which will expire on February 28, 2028.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2024-0118 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mary Jayne McCullough as a Commissioner on the Commission for Human Relations for a four-year term., which will expire on February 28, 2028.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2024-0119 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing David Green as Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2024-0092 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 31, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0048 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Jeffrey Kertis, and his attorney, Howard F. Murphy, Esquire for a single payment in 2024 in an amount not to exceed SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($17,500.00), payable over one year, in settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 17-014825.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Judith Hulick, and her attorney, Andrew D. Sysak, Esquire for a single payment in 2024 in an amount not to exceed TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($10,000.00), payable over one year, in settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 16-016565.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0076 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 857 of 2023, effective December 27, 2023, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2024 Capital Budget, the proposed 2024 Community Development Program, and the 2024 through 2029 Capital Improvement Program” by increasing CHARLES ANDERSON BRIDGE (TIP) by $22,950,000 to account for additional Federal Highway Administration funding being received at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0093 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure for January 31, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0050 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)’s Local Share Account Statewide to provide funding for the Smallman Complete Street Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of NINE HUNDRED NINETY NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY NINE DOLLARS AND THIRTEEN CENTS ($999,999.13) for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0078 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 512 of 2023 which provided for an amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the Charles Anderson Bridge project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Fifty Three Million Six Hundred and Ninety Thousand Dollars ($53,690,000.00) Fifty-Nine Million Eight Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($59,890,000.00), an increase of Six Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($6,200,000.00) from the previously executed agreement for costs associated with the Construction phase of the project, due to this phase being 100% Federally funded. This resolution serves to authorize only the amended Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements, at a cost not to exceed Sixty-Two Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($62,250.00), an increase of Fifty-Six Thousand Dollars ($56,000.00) from the previous amendment Six Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($6,250.00). Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0094 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for January 31, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0053 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 840 of 2019, effective January 1, 2020 as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2020 Capital Budget and the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2020 through 2025 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY SERVICES - SAFETY by $15,000.00 and increasing PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY SERVICES - HUNGER by $15,000.00, and authorize subsequent Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0054 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 & Urban American City for the purpose of assisting in the development of a Citywide Comprehensive Plan. Cost not to exceed $3,255,000 over two years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0055 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with Common Cause Consulting & Sasaki for the purpose of developing a citywide engagement strategy to support the Citywide Comprehensive Plan process. Cost not to exceed $2,645,000 over two years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0097 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance, Asset Management, and Technology for January 31, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0046 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 681 of 2022, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an amended agreement with B-Three Solutions, Inc. for the continued provision of software maintenance and support services for critical applications and transition guidance, by increasing the approved amount by $200,000 and extending the contract for (1) year until December 31, 2024. The amended total cost not-to-exceed of the contract will now be Two Million One Hundred Twenty Nine Thousand Three Hundred Twenty One Dollars ($2,129,321) over a period not to exceed seven (7) years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0096 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental and Educational Affairs for January 31, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0047 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 107 & 109 Natchez Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211, at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video