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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/22/2010 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2010-1077 1 ResolutionResolution to authorize and direct the incurring of non-electoral debt through the issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1078 2 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the invitation to tender and purchase of a portion of the city of Pittsburgh (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) taxable general obligation bonds, series C of 1998; authorizing the use of funds available in a restricted account to purchase bonds; authorizing Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. to act as dealer manager, Bondholder Communications Group, LLC to act as information and tender agent, and Pepper Hamilton LLP to act as tender counsel; authorizing the director of finance to determine which bonds to purchase;AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1116 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Controller of the City of Pittsburgh to establish a present value calculation of the future revenue pledged by the City of Pittsburgh to the Pittsburgh Comprehensive Municipal Pension Trust FundHeld in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2010-1118 1 ResolutionResolution transferring a total of $60,000 from Law Department salaries to City Clerk miscellaneous services for the purpose of entering into a professional services agreement with outside counsel.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1119 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement/s and/or contract/s with Behrend and Ernsberger, located at 335 5th Ave., Pittsburgh PA, 15222 to provide independent legal services to City Council in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Section 310, at a cost not to exceed Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1092 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. for professional services to assist the City of Pittsburgh in connection with the conduct of 2009-2010 labor negotiations and various litigation matters at a cost not to exceed $38,685.42 (Thirty-eight Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-Five Dollars and Forty-Two Cents).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1093 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements for the hiring of outside legal counsel and consultants to represent the City of Pittsburgh in connection with the conduct of labor negotiations and various litigation matters at a cost not to exceed $150,000.00 (One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1099 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Carnegie Mellon University to research design schematics for urban street lighting that will assist the City with retrofitting streetlights in business districts to more energy efficient models. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
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 in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2010-0926 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Zoning Code, Title Nine, Article One, Chapter 902 Section 902.03, Zoning Map, by changing various zoning district classifications in the Westwood neighborhood in accord with Map Pittsburgh: Zoning for your Neighborhood, the city's zoning re-mapping project relative to the city's new Urban Zoning Code.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2010-0985 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.2 to expand the Agricultural Use Zoning Classification into two categories, and to add additional standards and procedures; and supplementing Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new subsection to permit Urban Agriculture as an accessory use.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2010-1110 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of City Information Systems, or the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with U.S. Department of Justice to receive the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Technology Program Grant for professional services and the purchase of equipment, hardware, and software in connection with the execution of said grant agreement.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1111 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 Hill District Grocery Store project (a/k/a Centre Heldman Plaza). (Council District 6) AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1112 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 Hill District Grocery Store project (a/k/a Centre Heldman Plaza). (Council District 6)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1113 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 $250,000 for the Children's Museum Allegheny Public Square Park project. (Council District 6) AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1114 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 $250,000 for the Children's Museum Allegheny Public Square Park project (Council District 6)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1115 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to renegotiate the co-operation agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority so as to dedicate irrevocably the revenue generated by increased meter rates to the Pittsburgh Comprehensive Municipal Pension Trust Fund (Parking Assets and Pension)Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2010-1117 1 ResolutionResolution directing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to terminate the subsidization of the water rates of the Pennsylvania American Water Company.Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Not available