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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/15/2012 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2012-0064 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Darlene Yanakos, 120 South 15th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, as a Member of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, for a term to expire December 31, 2016.   Action details Not available
2012-0067 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the appointment of Patrick Connelly, 5922 Howe Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, to the Ethics Hearing Board, for a term to expire August 1, 2014.    Action details Not available
2012-0068 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Joseph L. White, 861 Grand Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, as a Member of Allegheny County Sanitary Authority ALCOSAN, for a term to expire December 31, 2014. Interview Held  Action details Not available
2012-0069 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Kristin Baginski, 3608 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, as a Member of Allegheny County Sanitary Authority ALCOSAN, for a term to expire December 31, 2015. Interview Held  Action details Not available
2012-0073 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Fauna Soloman, 1942 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, as a member of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, for a term to expire April 30, 2013.Interview Held  Action details Not available
2012-0054 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $75,000 to J. Kerrington Lewis, Esq., 1040 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and Timothy P. O'Brien, Esq., 1705 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsbugh and supervisory employees from direct liability in the civil action filed at 2:10-cv-01335 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and arising from an alleged violation of Constitutional Rights in connection to an alleged incident on January 11, 2010 in the City of Pittsburgh.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2012-0055 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement or agreements or existing agreements for consulting services, but not limited to auditing, accounting, and technical services for the City Controller's Office at a cost not to exceed $50,000.00AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0057 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 674, effective October 6, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: "West End Elliott Citizens Council" (-$6,000.00) and "Ream Recreation Center" (-$3,000.00); and transfer these funds to the "Mount Washington Community Development Corp." (+ $6,000.00) and "Allegheny Cleanways" (+$3,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0059 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 677, effective October 6, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “District 2 Public Safety Beat Cop” (-$18,000.00) and “My Brothers Keeper” (-$3,000.00), West End Elliott Citizens Council (-5,000.00) and transfer these funds to the “Community Design Center of Pittsburgh” (+ $10,000.00), “Sheraden Community Council (+$8,000.00), Mount Washington CDC -Shiloh Street Planning (+5,000.00) and “Isaiah Project” (+$3,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0061 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 679, effective October 6, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “My Brothers Keeper” (- $3,000.00); “Ream Recreation Center” (-$2,000.00) and “Windgap-Chartiers Athletic Association” (-$5,176.00) and transfer these funds to “Allegheny Cleanways” (+$2,000.00); “Isaiah Project” (+$3,000.00) and “Sheraden United Methodist Church” (+$5,176.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0063 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 504, effective July 27, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “My Brothers Keeper” (- $2,000.00) and “District 2 BBI” (-$44,000.00); “District 2 Beat COP” (-$24,889.00) and transfer these funds to “Mount Washington Community Development Corp. - West End Alliance” (+$68,889.00) and “Isaiah Project” (+$2,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0075 1 ResolutionResolution 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 City Council Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 2; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof by deleting the “Police Chaplain Program” $6,700 and adding that amount to “West Pittsburgh Partnership for Regional Development” for a vet memorial. Total of all projects is not to exceed $15,964.53AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0077 1 ResolutionResolution 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 City Council Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 9; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof by adding “Point Breeze North Community Development Corporation”, $10,000. Total of all projects is not to exceed $264,758.42.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0036 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Citizen Police Review Board to enter into an Agreement(s) or Contract(s) with Robert J. Ridge, Partner and Lourdes Sanchez Ridge, Senior Counsel of Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP, for professional services to assist in the legal representation of the Citizen Police Review Board. Said Agreement(s) or Contract(s) shall not exceed Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0091 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Coordination Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, for the purpose of setting forth defined cooperation pertaining to the operation and maintenance of Point State Park. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0078 1 ResolutionResolution vacating of a portion of North Atlantic Avenue (cul-de-sac) in the 10th Ward, 9 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0056 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 675, effective September 27, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “West End Elliott Citizens Council” (-$6,000.00) and “Ream Recreation Center” (-$3,000.00); and transfer these funds to the “Mount Washington Community Development Corp.” (+ $6,000.00) and “Allegheny Cleanways” (+$3,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0058 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 676, effective October 6, 2011, 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “District 2 Public Safety Beat Cop” (-$18,000.00) and “My Brothers Keeper” (-3,000.00); West End Elliott Citizens Council (-5,000.00) and transfer these funds to the “Community Design Center of Pittsburgh” (+ $10,000.00), “Sheraden Community Council (+$8,000.00), Mount Washington CDC -Shiloh Street Planning (+5,000.00) and “Isaiah Project” (+$3,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0060 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No.678, effective October 6, 2011, 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 2010 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “My Brothers Keeper” (- $3,000.00); “Ream Recreation Center” (-$2,000.00) and “Windgap-Chartiers Athletic Association” (-$5,176.00) and transfer these funds to “Allegheny Cleanways” (+$2,000.00); “Isaiah Project” (+$3,000.00) and “Sheraden United Methodist Church” (+$5,176.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0062 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 506, effective July 27, 2011, 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 2011 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 add the JDE Job Numbers to active line items and also to reprogram funds in City Council from: “My Brothers Keeper” (- $2,000.00) and “District 2 BBI” (-$44,000.00); “District 2 Beat COP” (-$24,889.00) and transfer these funds to “Mount Washington Community Development Corp. - West End Alliance” (+$68,889.00) and “Isaiah Project” (+$2,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0074 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution Nos. 253, 722, 793 and 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2000, 2003, 1996 and 2012 capital budgets” respectively by transferring all active District 2 Neighborhood Needs projects from three budget years into budget year 2012 in the JDE financial system and by deleting the “Police Chaplain Program” $6,700 and adding that amount to “West Pittsburgh Partnership for Regional Development” for a vet memorial.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0076 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution Nos. 855, 722 and 793 of 2011 and Resolution No. 415 of 2008, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012, 2003, 1996 and 2000 capital budgets, respectively” by transferring all active District 9 Neighborhood Needs projects from three budget years into budget year 2012 in the JDE financial system and by changing the title of “North Point Breeze Community Development Corporation” to “Point Breeze North Community Development Corporation”. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available