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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/2/2024 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2024-0652 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, since the opening of the Allentown Senior Center in 1977, the center has offered programs to meet educational socialization, recreational, and counseling needs of older adults; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0653 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Richard V. Piacentini has served as President and CEO of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens since 1994; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0654 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh urges the General Assembly to pass The Family Care Act to improve the health and well-being of Pennsylvanian families; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0655 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, House Bill 1394 passed out of the House on July 7th, 2023 by a vote of 182-21. The CROWN Act is a bill that expands protection from racial discrimination by updating the PA Human relations Act. House Bill 1394 has to be passed by the Pennsylvania Senate and then it has to be signed by the Governor to become law; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2024-0631 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Industrial/Organizational Solutions, Inc. (I/O Solutions) for professional consulting services in connection with Fire Battalion Chief position job analyses; the development, administration, and scoring of written examinations; and development, assessor selection, administration, and scoring of the oral board examinations; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed Seventy One Thousand and Five Dollars ($71,005.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0632 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 544 of 2022, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for services rendered by Clean Team ambassadors within the South Side Parking Enhancement District, by increasing the total not-to-exceed amount by THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($300,000.00) for a new total not to exceed SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($675,000.00) over three years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0633 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 352 of 2023, which authorized an Amended Agreement with Workiva, Inc. to provide a subscription-based budget publishing software solution for four years, by extending the term for one year and by increasing the approved amount by fifty-two thousand forty-three dollars and eighty-one cents ($52,043.81) for a new total cost not to exceed two hundred twenty-one thousand three hundred forty-four dollars and fourteen cents ($221,344.14).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0634 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a non-disclosure agreement at no cost to the City, with Ca-Botics Fiber Systems Limited for the City to receive estimated pricing information from Ca-Botics for their innovative fiber optic installation system.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0635 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 33-2022, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements and amendments thereto with CIS (Center for Internet Security) for Albert MD Monitoring application which predicts malicious activity on the City network by monitoring, alerting and analyzing information gathered by sensors by increasing the approved amount by Forty-One Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($41,400) for an amended total cost not-to-exceed Ninety-Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($97,500) over eight years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0636 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with NEOGOV for the continual maintenance of software for HR workforce management, applicant tracking, and Civil Service testing, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed Forty Seven Thousand Four Hundred Eight Dollars and Fourteen Cents ($47,408.14).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0637 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Public Safety, and the Director of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Professional Service Agreement or Agreements with Locality Media Inc., DBA First Due, for professional services relating to purchase and implementation of new firehouse management and administrative support software, for a total cost not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED ONE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED FORTY-SIX DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS ($501,546.50) over three years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0638 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 15, 198, and 375 of 2024, which authorized a cooperation agreement or agreements with the City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase and leasing of vehicles, equipment and accessories, equipment support infrastructure, and professional services in fiscal year 2024, by increasing the authorized amount by Twenty-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy Dollars and Zero Cents ($29,870.00) to a new total of Fourteen Million Five Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Six Dollars and Fifty Cents ($14,525,666.50) for additional items to be added to the plan.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0639 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 42 of 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and AE7 Pittsburgh LLC for architectural and engineering design services for the multi-story office build-out at 412 (formerly 420) Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219” by increasing the amount of the Professional Services Agreement with AE7 by One Hundred Forty-Two Thousand Seven Hundred Forty Dollars and Thirty-One Cents ($142,740.31) from Four Hundred Thirty-Two Thousand Dollars ($432,000.00) to Five Hundred Seventy-Four Thousand Seven Hundred Forty Dollars and Thirty-One Cents ($574,740.31).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0640 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement, Agreements, and/or Amendments with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (“PWSA”) for the purpose of rehabilitating the sewer system at the City’s Frick Park, underneath the Fern Hollow Bridge, at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0641 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of James Sheets, and his attorney, Apessos Law, LLC. for a single payment in 2024 in an amount not to exceed TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($10,000.00), in full and final settlement of litigation, filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 22-015326. (Executive Session held 7/2/24)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0642 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing interdepartmental transfers in the amount of One Million Four Hundred Seventy-Nine Thousand Five Hundred Twelve Dollars and Forty-Seven Cents ($1,479,512.47) from the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to the Department of Public Safety Bureau of Administration, the Department of Public Works Bureau of Operations and Bureau of Facilities, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure. These budget neutral transfers are necessary to properly align funding associated with Pittsburgh Joint Collective Bargaining Committee (PJCBC) contract ratification. (Public Hearing Scheduled for 7-23-24)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0643 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 407 of 2024, which reappropriated federal American Rescue Plan funding, by updating the approved projects as outlined in Exhibit A, version 8. (Public Hearing scheduled for 7/23/24)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2024-0643 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 407 of 2024, which reappropriated federal American Rescue Plan funding, by updating the approved projects as outlined in Exhibit A, version 8. (Public Hearing scheduled for 7/23/24)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0645 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements with CDR Maguire, Inc., for Project Design Management Services and Reviews in connection with various City of Pittsburgh construction projects, for a total not to exceed Two Million Seven Hundred Ninety-Eight Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Nine Dollars and Seventy Cents ($2,798,469.70), reimbursable at various rates depending on the project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0646 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy for the administration of certain 2024 PARKS TAX-funded projects and programs, and providing for the payment of the costs not to exceed SIX HUNDRED FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($640,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0647 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a lease, leases, sublease, subleases, and/or amendments at the Frazier Fieldhouse located at 3700 Frazier Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, with the lessee, the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation (“OPDC”), for the purpose of providing community programming, meetings, and events space to OPDC for a five (5) year period, at no cost to the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2024-0648 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jake Pawlak, Director of Office of Management and Budget, submitting to City Council the attached status update from the Grants Office for the week ended June 28, 2024.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0649 1 ResolutionCommunication from Jake Pawlak, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay requests on behalf of the Department of Public Safely for Sarah Hershey, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0650 1 CommunicationCommunication from Mayor Ed Gainey, submitting a notice of change to policy guidelines governing Paid Sick Days Act, dated June 23, 2024.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0651 1 CommunicationCommunication informing Council of the appointment of Alyssa Ballein as Assistant Director - Construction of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and InspectionsRead, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0627 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 26, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0597 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Julian Simpson in an amount not to exceed TWO THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($2,925.00) over one year, in full and final settlement of a claim (24C-0099) for damage to her parked vehicle from a City ES vehicle on February 22, 2024. (Executive Session held 6/18/24)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0598 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Duquesne Light Company in an amount not to exceed SIX THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED NINE DOLLARS AND SEVENTY-FOUR CENTS ($6,609.74) over one year, in full and final settlement of a claim (24C-0096) for damage to light pole near 6934 Lemington Avenue from a City Police vehicle on December 30, 2023. (Executive Session held 6/18/24)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0599 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Joanie Elder in an amount not to exceed TWO THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($2,650.00) over one year, in full and final settlement of a claim (23C-0262) for damage to the retaining wall at her residence from a City ES vehicle on May 9, 2023. (Executive Session held 6/18/24)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0600 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 587 of 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Frost, Todd, Brown, LLC for legal assistance relating to real estate, public finance and municipal law. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide consultation services” so as to allocate an additional Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) to Frost Brown Todd LLC for a new total not to exceed of Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000.00). (Executive Session held 6/25/24)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0628 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure for June 26, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0608 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that the concrete portion of Sageman Avenue from Sussex to Woodbourne be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0609 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that the concrete portion of Sankey Court from Churchview Ave to the Dead End be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0629 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 26, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0601 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to grant a site access license agreement to Charles Street Area Corporation (“CSAC”) in order to complete a Phase 2 Environmental Assessment required to create an affordable housing unit development at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0630 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental and Educational Affairs for June 26, 2024 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2024-0595 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 201 Amber Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2024-0596 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a cooperation agreement or agreements providing for the transfer of funds not to exceed EIGHTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($85,000.00) to the City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase of vehicles for use by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police to support police recruitment efforts. This expenditure is associated with grant funds that the City will receive from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video