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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/2/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2011-1281 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of $150,000 to Leonard Thomas Hamler and Gerald O'Brien, Esquire, 1911 Pennsylvania Avenue, Irwin PA 15642, in full and final settlement of an action filed at 2:08-cv-1185 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and arising from alleged injuries as a result of an alleged violation of 4th and 14th Amendment rights on January 19, 2008 on Second Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2011-1333 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $4,756.39 warrant in favor of William A. & Deobrah K. Barker, c/o Robert B. Woomer, Esquire of Woomer & Hall, LLP, 2945 Banksville Road, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2749, in settlement of a claim for personal injuries due to a motor vehicle accident that occurred on August 25, 2006 due to overgrown vegetation on City property. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1334 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a Two Hundred Forty-Three Dollar and Sixty One Cents ($243.61) warrant in favor of Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh, for indebtedness to the City from the settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by William A. & Deborah K. Barker at GD 08-004765 for personal injuries arising from a motor vehicle accident due to overgrown vegetation on City property on August 25, 2006.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1335 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a Warrant in the sum of $16,500.00 in favor of Cynthia Southworth and Samuel J. Cordes and Associates, her attorneys, 245 Fort Pitt Blvd., 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; in full and final settlement of a complaint filed with the City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations at CCHR No. EO-08-032/EEOC Charge No. 17H-2007-00050C, for an age discrimination complaint. Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2011-1336 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 180, effective April 5, 2000, entitled "Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 3", by decreasing “Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council” by $500 and by adding that amount to “Beltzhoover Citizens Community Development Corporation” in Council District 3 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost is not to exceed $1,000,000.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1301 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement or agreements with Maher Duessel for the performance of the City's Financial Statement including Single Audit for the years ending December 31, 2010, December 31, 2011, and December 31, 2012, at a total cost not to exceed Five Hundred Thirty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Dollars ($534,780.00) over three years, chargeable to and payable from the Department of Finance Miscellaneous Services Account, Budget Years 2011, 2012, and 2013.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1350 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article I Regulated Rights and Actions, Chapter 619 Refuse Collection and Recycling by adding a new section, entitled, Section 619.18 Refuse Collection Times in Residential Zones.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0962 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code by adding Title Twelve entitled Lighting Code, to create uniformity and guidelines for lighting standards throughout the City.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2011-1337 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 861, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled: "Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital Budget and the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2000 through 2005 Capital Improvement Program, by adjusting various line items in conformance with City Council's 2000 Capital Budget amendments" by decreasing "Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council" by $500 and by adding that amount to "Beltzhoover Citizens Community Development Corporation" in Council District 3 Neighborhood Needs. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1338 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 773, effective November 12, 2010 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 the “Uptown Community Action Group” (- $800.00) and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $800.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1339 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 792, effective November 17, 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 2005 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 “Uptown Community Action Group” (- $800.00); and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $800.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1340 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 774, effective November 12, 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 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: “District 2 - Equipment” (- $6,500.00) and transfer these fund to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $6,500.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1341 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 775, effective November 12, 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 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: “District 2 Equipment” (- $6,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $6,500.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1342 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 777, effective November 12, 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: “Carnegie Library - West End Branch” (- $5,000.00); and from the “Grandview Lions Club” (- $3,000.00); and from the Southwest PA Athletic Association” (- $3,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $11,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1343 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 776, effective November 12, 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: “Carnegie Library-West End Branch” (- $5,000.00); and from the “Grandview Lions Club” (- $3,000.00); and from the southwest PA Athletic Association” (- $3,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding together Pittsburgh” (+ $11,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1344 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 778, effective Nov. 12, 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 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 “Esplen Senior Center Assoc.” (- $796.40); and from the “Grandview Lions Club” (- $3,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $796.40); and to the “Ream Recreation Center” (+ $3,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1345 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 779 , effective November 12, 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 “Esplen Senior Center Assoc.” (- $796.40); and from the “Grandview Lions Club” (- $3,000.00); and transferring these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $796.40); and to the “Ream Recreation Center” (+ $3,000.00). AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1346 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 808, effective December 1, 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; 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 $800,000, so as to reallocate funds in City Council from “West Pittsburgh Youth Football” (- $1,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $1,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1347 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 809, effective December 1, 2010, entitled: 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 2009 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 reallocate funds in the City Council from “West Pittsburgh Youth Football” (- $1,000.00); and transfer these funds to the “Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh” (+ $1,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1348 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 781, effective November 12, 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 2 - Public Works” (- $10,500.00); and transferring these funds to “MWCDC WILD Arts Trails Festival (+ $1,000.00); and to the “Pittsburgh Musical Theater” (+ 2,500.00); and to the “Western PA Police Athletic League” (+ 5,000.00); and to the “Ream Recreation Center” (+ $2,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1349 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 780, effective November 12, 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 2 - Public Works" (- $10,500.00); and transfer these funds to "MWCDC Wild Art Trails Festival" (+ $1,000.00); and to the "Pittsburgh Musical Theater" (+$2,500.00); and to the "Western PA Police Athletic League" (+ $5,000.00); and to the "Ream Recreation Center" (+ $2,000.00). AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available