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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/20/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-1028 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Ralph Norman, 281 Oakville Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2011. Mr. Norman is replacing Diana O'Brien-Martini.Interview Held  Action details Not available
2010-1009 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Mariani & Richards, Inc., in the amount of $27,170.67 for the repair of loose and sliding granite coping stones at the Hazlett Theater/Allegheny Regional Library/ Northside Seniors, and providing for the payment thereof.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1024 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to join the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System, pursuant to Act 15 of 1974 WithdrawnPass Action details Not available
2010-1026 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Operations of the City of Pittsburgh to sell city parking facilities to the Pittsburgh Parking Authority for the sum of $220,000,000 (two hundred and twenty million dollars).AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1026 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Operations of the City of Pittsburgh to sell city parking facilities to the Pittsburgh Parking Authority for the sum of $220,000,000 (two hundred and twenty million dollars).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1027 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five - Traffic, Article VII - Parking, Chapter 543 - Parking Meters, Section 543.01 - Parking Meter Zones and Rates, so as to conform metered parking zones, rates and hours of enforcement to those set forth in the sales agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. (Parking Assets)AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1027 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five - Traffic, Article VII - Parking, Chapter 543 - Parking Meters, Section 543.01 - Parking Meter Zones and Rates, so as to conform metered parking zones, rates and hours of enforcement to those set forth in the sales agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. (Parking Assets)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0909 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and actions, by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0909 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and actions, by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling.Held for Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2010-0868 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Mifflinridge Road at Elwell Street in the 31st Ward, 5th Council District of the City of PittsburghAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1010 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement to enter into a contract with an individual attorney or law firm to provide legal representation as the solicitor of the Commission on Human Relations, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, cost not to exceed $9,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0987 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 363, effective May 26, 2003, entitled "Resolution providing for funding for matching grants with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to enter into Agreement or Agreements, or contract, or use existing Agreement(s) or contract(s) with consultant, vendors and/or contractors for the purpose of analyzing and managing the natural systems of the City's Parks and open spaces of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $300,000.00.," by reprogramming a portion of funds for multimodal transportation system planning relative to the City's Parks and open spaces. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1011 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 302, effective May 17, 2010, as entitled, "Providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of HUD for a grant in connection with the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories", so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: "District 8 Equipment" (-$1,853), and transfer these funds to the "Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health" (+$1,000); and to the "Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation-Amachi" (+$500); and to the "Kelley Strayhorn Theater" (+$353).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1012 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 301, effective May 17, 2010, as entitled, "Providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of HUD for a grant in connection with the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories", so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "District 8 Equipment" (-$1,853), and transfer these funds to the "Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health" (+$1,000); and to the "Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation-Amachi" (+$500); and to the Kelley Strayhorn Theater" (+$353).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1013 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 124, effective February 11, 2009, entitled: Providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh and further, authorizing various departments to enter into contract or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving and other related costs the purchase of equipment and/or furniture at a cost not to exceed $972,000.00; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “FLUX-Downtown FLUX” (-$2,500); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center” (-$1,000); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center-Pride Festival” (-$2,500); and from the “People's Oakland” (-$500); and from the “Sprout Fund” (-$5,000); and from the “United Cerebral Palsy” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (+$2,000); and to the “Hill House Association” (+$2,000); and to the “Jewish Association on Aging-Spolan Center”AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1014 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 615 effective October 23, 2009, entitled: Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2004 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “FLUX-Downtown FLUX” (-$2,500); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center” (-$1,000); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center-Pride Festival” (-$2,500); and from the “People's Oakland” (-$500); and from the “Sprout Fund” (-$5,000); and from the “United Cerebral Palsy” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (+$2,000); and to the “Hill House AssociatioAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1015 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 657, effective November 13, 2009 entitled: The Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, in a form approved by the City Solicitor, with the following various community organizations, for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh and further, authorizing various departments to enter into contract(s) or use existing contract(s) for street paving and other related costs, for the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and installation thereof, at a cost not to exceed $1,000,000.00 chargeable to and payable from the 2005 Community Development Block Grant Program "City Council" so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "Allegheny County Respite Care Coalition" (-$2,500); and from "Kuntu Repertory Theater" (-$500); and transfer these funds to the "Larimer Green" (+$2,000); and to the "Life's Work of Western PA" (+$1AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1016 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 612, effective October 28, 2009, entitled: “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities and the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City Departments to enter into contract or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs at a costs not to exceed $948,400.00” so as to reprogram funds from City Council from: “Breachmenders Ministries” (-$2,500); and from the “Center for C.A.R.E.S.” (-$1,000); and from the “Children's Home of Pittsburgh” (-$1,500); and from the “District 8 Equipment” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Links” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Resources” (-$500); and from the “Floreda Joslyn Taylor” (-$1,000); and from the “Homewood Meals on Wheels” (-$1,000); and from the “Kelly Strayhorn Theater” (-$1,000) (-$353.00) ; and from the “Lutheran AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1017 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 617, effective October 28, 2009, entitled: “Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2006 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories;” so as to reprogram funds from City Council from: “Breachmenders Ministries” (-$2,500); and from the “Center for C.A.R.E.S.” (-$1,000); and from the “Children's Home of Pittsburgh” (-$1,500); and from the “District 8 Equipment” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Links” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Resources” (-$500); and from the “Floreda Joslyn Taylor” (-$1,000); and from the “Homewood Meals on Wheels” (-$1,000); and from the “Kelly Strayhorn ThAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1018 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 231, effective June 4, 2010 entitled: by providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2007 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “South Highland Organization of Proprietors” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Family Links” (+$2,000).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1019 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 230, effective April 24, 2010, entitled: "providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City departments to enter into a contract or contracts or use existing contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs, at a cost not to exceed $800,000.00, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: "South Highland Organization of Proprietors" (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the "Family Links" (+$2,000).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1020 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 616, effective Nov. 21, 2008, entitled “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities and the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City Departments to enter into contact or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs at a costs not to exceed 800,000.00”, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: the “Ellsworth Avenue Business Association” (-$4,000); and from the “Family House” (-$1,000); and from the “First Charities, Inc.” (-$1,000): and from the “Light of Life Ministries” (-$2,000); and from the “Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy” (-$2,500); and from the “Pittsburgh Project” (-$1,000) and from the “District 5 Tree Planting” (-5,200); and transfer these funds to the “Pennsylvania Resource Council” (+1,000); and to the “Rosedale Block Cluster” (+$2,000)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1021 1 ResolutionAmending Resolution No. 369 , effective June 4, 2010_, entitled: Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2008 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: the “District 5 - Tree Planning” (-5,200) and from the “Ellsworth Avenue Business Association” (-$4,000); and from the “Family House” (-$1,000); and from the “First Charities, Inc.” (-$1,000): and from the “Light of Life Ministries” (-$2,000); and from the “Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy” (-$2,500); and from the “Pittsburgh Project” (-$1,000); and transfer these funds to the “ YMCA-Hazelwood Branch (Youth Football)” AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1022 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 606, effective August 20, 2010, entitled: "Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2010 Community Development block Grant Program; providing for the executive of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, "so as to transfer funds in City Council from "District 1, Equipment" (-5,000) to "East Northside Action Committee" (+5,000).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1023 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 604, effective August 20, 2010, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "District 1-Equipment" (-5,000) and transfer these funds to "East Northside Action Committee" (+5,000).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1025 1 ResolutionResolution directing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in an inter-municipal initiative to evaluate options for Regional Municipal Sewer System Management.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1059 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby remember the life of Jeron Xavier Grayson and mourns the tragic loss of a life taken before its time.AdoptedPass Action details Not available