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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2013 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2013-1085 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Karen McLellan as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB) for a term to expire October 31, 2013.Interview Held  Action details Not available
2013-1086 2 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.01, Levy and Rate on Lands and Buildings, by fixing the rate of taxation for 2013.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1087 2 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.02, Payment Options, Discount and Delinquency Penalty, subsection (a), Discount in advance, subsection (c), Interest for late payments, and subsection (d), Due dates for tax year 2012 only, to reflect the payment, discount and delinquent dates for the year 2013.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1088 2 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.21, Property Tax Relief, by increasing the discount on the gross face amount of City real property tax due and owing on an eligible taxpayer's principal residence from thirty (30) percent to forty (40) percent.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1089 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption, by adding Section 263.26, Homestead Exclusion, so as to enact a homestead exclusion of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) for the year 2013 and subsequent years.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1055 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 $70,000.00AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1074 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an Agreement with Aon Risk Solutions for professional consulting services related to developing a loss control program related to general liability claims against the City, at a cost not to exceed $6,800.00 (Six Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars and No Cents). AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1075 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Grant Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding with Cities of Service, Inc. for the purpose of receiving grant funding in the amount of $100,000 to implement the City's Cool Roofs and Green Up Pittsburgh (Edible Gardens) impact service initiatives and further authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works, and/or the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements or to use existing agreements for the acquisition of goods and services in connection with the implementation of these service initiatives.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1076 1 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. l7l of l984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEM A. A: 2148 Perrysville. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1077 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. 171 of 1984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984; having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through D. A: 1093 Blackadore, B: 6419 Kemper, C: 128 Millbridge, D: 2 Lane. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1078 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales in accordance with Act No. l7l of l984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through D A: 12 Smithfield (rear), B: 3507 & 3509 Bigelow, C: 1087 Blackadore, D: 1308 Sigel.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1090 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Public Safety and the Chief of the Bureau of Police to enter into agreement/agreements and/or contract/contracts with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (“PCADV”) and the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (“WCS”) to implement the Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (“LAP”) as required by Bill 2013-1091. Costs not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2013-1090 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Public Safety and the Chief of the Bureau of Police to enter into agreement/agreements and/or contract/contracts with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (“PCADV”) and the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (“WCS”) to implement the Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (“LAP”) as required by Bill 2013-1091. Costs not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Not available
2013-1090 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Public Safety and the Chief of the Bureau of Police to enter into agreement/agreements and/or contract/contracts with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (“PCADV”) and the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (“WCS”) to implement the Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (“LAP”) as required by Bill 2013-1091. Costs not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2013-1091 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2013-1091 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Not available
2013-1091 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2013-1079 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.855, effective January 1, 2012, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2012 through 2017 Capital Improvement Program,” by increasing the “Park Reconstruction” line item by $94,436.00 from $780,000.00 to $874,436.00. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1080 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Works to Enter into a Professional Services Agreement with ELOOP LLC, a Pennsylvania Corporation, 625 Plum Industrial Ct., Pittsburgh, PA 15239, to render professional services for the City in providing electronic waste (“e-waste”) recycling services in compliance with the Covered Device Recycling Act of 2010. This agreement is at no cost to the City.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1081 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue, Wood Street to Smithfield Street; including Construction Management Services, providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2012-0323 1 OrdinanceOrdinance repealing Ordinance No. 13 of 2007, which amended the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Section 911.02, Use Table, and Section 911.04, Use Standards, relative to the definitions and use standards for restaurants with and without liquor licenses" so as to comply with a ruling by the Court of Common Pleas. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1061 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 719, effective November 28, 2012, 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 transfer funds in City Council from: “AHEAD” (- $2,500.00), “Associated Artists of Pittsburgh” (-$2,500.00), “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$5,000.00), “Bloomfield Citizens Council” (-$5,000.00) “Friendship Preservation Group” (-$5,000.00), Geek Art/Green Innovators” (-$2,500.00) and “Light of Life” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$25,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1062 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 717, effective November 28, 2012, 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; “AHEAD” (- $2,500.00), “Associated Artists of Pittsburgh” (-$2,500.00), “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$5,000.00), “Bloomfield Citizens Council” (-$5,000.00) “Friendship Preservation Group” (-$5,000.00), Geek Art/Green Innovators” (-$2,500.00) and “Light of Life” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$25,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1063 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 725, effective November 28, 2012, 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 transfer funds within City Council from: “Friendship Preservation Group” (-$2,966.82), “Just Harvest Education Fund” (-$2,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$4,966.82).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1064 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 724, effective November 28, 2012, 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 reprogram funds in City Council from: “Friendship Preservation Group” (-$2,966.82), “Just Harvest Education Fund” (-$2,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$4,966.82).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1065 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 722 effective November 28, 2012, 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: “Bloomfield Citizens Council” (-$4,000.00), “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$4,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+ $8,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1066 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 720, effective November 28, 2012, 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: “Bloomfield Citizens Council” (-$4,000.00), “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$4,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+ $8,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1067 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 728, effective November 28, 2012, 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: City Council: “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$4,418.86) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$2,771.86) and “Jewish Community Center” (+$1,647.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1068 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 726, effective November 28, 2012, 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: “Bloomfield Preservation & Heritage Society” (-$4,418.86) and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$2,771.86) and “Jewish Community Center” (+$1,647.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1069 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 730, effective November 28, 2012, 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 transfer funds in City Council from: “Addison Behavioral Care”(-$1,000.00), “ First Charities” (-$1,000.00), “Just Harvest Education Fund (-$1,000.00), “ Kelly Strayhorn Theatre” (-$647.00) and “Royal Tribe Music” (-$1,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$4,647.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1070 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 729, effective November 28, 2012, 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 transfer funds in City Council from: “Addison Behavioral Care”(-$1,000.00), “ First Charities” (-$1,000.00), “Just Harvest Education Fund (-$1,000.00), “ Kelly Strayhorn Theatre” (-$647.00) and “Royal Tribe Music” (-$1,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Bloomfield Deck Hockey” (+$4,647.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1071 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 545, effective September 21, 2012, 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 within City Council: “Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre” (-353.00) and transfer these funds to “Jewish Community Center” (+353.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1072 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 546, effective September 21, 2012, as 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 behalf of residents of the City of Pittsburgh at a costs not to exceed $1,440,375.78, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre” (-353.00) and transfer these funds to “Jewish Community Center” (+353.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1083 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area "EE" in the Point Breeze and Point Breeze North communities (Council District #8 and #9) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1092 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 891, effective January 1, 2003, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2003 Capital Budget and the 2003 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2003 through 2008 Capital Improvement Program,” by transferring $25,000 from the “31st Ward Community Action Group” to “Hazelwood Initiative”.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1052 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh for the sale of Block 125-S, Lots 68 and 78-01, in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, 7034 and 7050 Hamilton Avenue - Council District No. 9 (Parking).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1054 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract For Disposition of Land By and Between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Ralph A. Falbo, Inc., for the sale of Parcel E2b (Block 29-P, Lot 350) in the 16th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh in Redevelopment Area No. 55, South Water Street, Council District No. 3 (construction of residential building).Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2013-1084 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for FirstSite on Carson, 3447 East Carson Street, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available