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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/8/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-0784 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of $60,000.00 to Alton Lawson and Verdell Dean, Esquire, his attorney, 1609 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in full and final settlement of an action filed at USDC 2:09-cv-1538, and arising from alleged injuries as a result of alleged violation of constitutional rights.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0858 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $5,000.00 warrant in favor of Jada N. Hayes, of 126 Henderson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, in settlement of a claim for suffered injuries from an accident involving a fall into a manhole on August 28, 2007 along Bedford Avenue.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0860 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $3,400.00 warrant in favor of Remington S. Sinclair, of 110 The Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15210, in settlement of a claim for property damage to a vehicle from branches from a City tree that fell on the vehicle while it was parked near 110 The Boulevard on May 8, 2010.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0861 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a Warrant in the sum of $45,000.00 in favor of John Doe and Christine Elzar, his attorney, Stember, Feinstein, Doyle, Payne & Cordes, Riverview Place Office, 245 Fort Pitt Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; in full and final settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania at Docket Number 10 cv 214, for an employment related claim.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0862 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to accept on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, a grant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $157,000, and authorizing and directing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with qualified drug treatment programs for drug treatment services, with qualified non-profit agencies for project coordination services, with qualified organizations for community surveying, social, educational, recreational, youth development, and other related services including transfer of salaries and fringe benefits, supply purchases, equipment purchases, travel reimbursement, and other expenses in connection with the City's Operation Weed and Seed Program in the Lawrenceville neighborhood.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0863 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to accept on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, a grant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $157,000, and authorizing and directing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with qualified drug treatment programs for drug treatment services, with qualified non-profit agencies for project coordination services, with qualified organizations for community surveying, social, educational, recreational, youth development, and other related services including transfer of salaries and fringe benefits, supply purchases, equipment purchases, travel reimbursement, and other expenses in connection with the City's Operation Weed and Seed Program in the neighborhoods of Chartiers City, Crafton Heights, Elliott, Esplen, Fairywood, Sheraden, West End, and Windgap.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0851 1 ResolutionResolution naming the t-ball field at Brookline Memorial Park Officer Stephen J. Mayhle Memorial Park. AMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0851 1 ResolutionResolution naming the t-ball field at Brookline Memorial Park Officer Stephen J. Mayhle Memorial Park. Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details
2010-0864 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, and providing for repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of equipment, materials and supplies in connection with the on-going maintenance, rehabilitation and new construction of City-owned walls, steps and fences; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $50,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0865 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment in connection with the rehabilitation and reconstruction of various park facilities; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $757,280.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0866 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and Recreation and Public Works to Enter into a Project and License Agreement with the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (“MWCDC”) to install leased coin-operated viewing machines (“Viewfinders”) along Grandview Avenue to increase public enjoyment of Emerald View Park from specific vantage points.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0867 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Public Works to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater for a portion of real property located on Liberty Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0868 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Mifflinridge Road at Elwell Street in the 31st Ward, 5th Council District of the City of PittsburghHeld for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details
2010-0869 1 ResolutionResolution to amend Resolution No. 436 of 2010, "Providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2010 Pittsburgh Partnership Summer Youth Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Pittsburgh Partnership Youth Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $600,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0870 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from RM-H, Residential Multi-Unit, High Density District, to RM-VH, Residential Multi-Unit, Very High Density District, certain property identified as Block No. 52-J, Lots No. 114 and 116 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; 14th Ward.Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details
2010-0743 2 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements and a Lease or Leases by and between the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) and First Vehicle Services (“First Vehicle”), pursuant to which First Vehicle will furnish all work and services needed to manage and maintain the City's Vehicle Fleet.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0871 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 692, effective November 19, 2009, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $250,000 for the Phipps Conservatory Phase III project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $500,000. (Council Districts 3 and 5)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0872 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 693, effective November 19, 2009, entitled “Authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $250,000 for the Phipps Conservatory Phase III project.” by increasing the grant to $500,000. (Council Districts 3 and 5)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0873 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 509, effective August 17, 2009, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $750,000 for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $1,250,000. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0874 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 508, effective August 17, 2009, entitled “Authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $750,000 for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre project” by increasing the grant to $1,250,000. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0875 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 574, effective October 26, 2007, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a $875,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $2,000,000. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0876 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 575, effective October 26, 2007, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant in the amount of $875,000 for the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium project” by increasing the grant to $2,000,000. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0877 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy project. (Council Districts 3 & 6)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0878 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy project. (Council Districts 3 & 6)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0879 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $12,000,000 for the Connelly Trade School project. (Council District 6)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0880 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $12,000,000 for the Connelly Trade School project. (Council District 6) AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0881 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 636, effective October 24, 2006, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a $7,500,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branch modernization project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $8,500,000 and adding other projects. (Council Districts: All)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0882 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 645, effective October 24, 2006, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant in the amount of $7,500,000 for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branch modernization project” by increasing the grant to $8,500,000 and adding other projects. (Council Districts: All)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0853 1 PetitionPetition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a public hearing before City Council relative to the curb lane on the South side of East North Avenue, between Cedar and Middle Steet, to be converted from a traffic lane to a parking lane.Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details