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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/3/2014 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0718 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement for payment of Audit expenses to the Allegheny County Central Tax Collection District related to tax collection. Cost not to exceed $13,350.00.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0718 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement for payment of Audit expenses to the Allegheny County Central Tax Collection District related to tax collection. Cost not to exceed $13,350.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0719 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement with GovDeals, Inc. for professional services related to the online auctioning of surplus city vehicles and miscellaneous city equipment and collecting such payments on the City's behalf. Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0719 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement with GovDeals, Inc. for professional services related to the online auctioning of surplus city vehicles and miscellaneous city equipment and collecting such payments on the City's behalf. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0728 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($2,600.00), in favor of Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 1082 Bower Hill Road, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15243, for payment professional services rendered in Tara Clanagan vs. City of Pittsburgh, et al., Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, No. GD 12-021607, and arising from an alleged incident on July 8, 2012 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0728 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($2,600.00), in favor of Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 1082 Bower Hill Road, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15243, for payment professional services rendered in Tara Clanagan vs. City of Pittsburgh, et al., Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, No. GD 12-021607, and arising from an alleged incident on July 8, 2012 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2014-0729 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement in the total sum of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($250,000.00) to Pepper Hamilton, LLP for professional consulting and legal services in relation to United States ex. rel Freedom Unlimited, Inc., et al v. City of Pittsburgh, et al., inasmuch as Pepper Hamilton, LLP possesses a professional and special expertise in housing and the False Claims Act and related matters. Cost not to exceed $250,000.00.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0729 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement in the total sum of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($250,000.00) to Pepper Hamilton, LLP for professional consulting and legal services in relation to United States ex. rel Freedom Unlimited, Inc., et al v. City of Pittsburgh, et al., inasmuch as Pepper Hamilton, LLP possesses a professional and special expertise in housing and the False Claims Act and related matters. Cost not to exceed $250,000.00.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2014-0730 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Office and Management and Budget and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for implementation and procurement of materials to establish the “Bike Share Program” and to thereafter enter into an Agreement or Agreements with various for-profit corporations and non-profit agencies to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this program and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $3,000,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0731 1 ResolutionResolution providing for securing a right-of-way in connection with the rehabilitation of the Greenfield Avenue Bridge; also providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; also authorizing the taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for the purpose of construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration; authorizing the execution and filing of a Declaration of Taking and related documents, the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto; in lieu of foreclosure, gift, dedication, condemnation/eminent domain pursuant to PA Tax Code, which is Section 91.193(b)(1); and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $378,901.57.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0732 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Temporary License and Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Dormont to permit the City's Department of Public Works to resurface McNeilly Avenue.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0732 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Temporary License and Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Dormont to permit the City's Department of Public Works to resurface McNeilly Avenue.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0733 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to WM Recycle America., in the amount of One hundred thirty seven thousand nine hundred sixty nine dollars and seven cents, ($137,969.07), in payment for emergency recycling collection and disposition, for the months of April through July 2014, resulting from the prior contracted vendor ceasing operations.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0733 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to WM Recycle America., in the amount of One hundred thirty seven thousand nine hundred sixty nine dollars and seven cents, ($137,969.07), in payment for emergency recycling collection and disposition, for the months of April through July 2014, resulting from the prior contracted vendor ceasing operations.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0734 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto 600 William Penn Place Associates Landlord, L.P. C/O PMC Property Group, 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 1400, Philadelphia, PA 19103, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new entry canopy, steps and wall on the sidewalk area of William Penn Place for 620 William Penn Place in the 2nd Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2014-0734 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto 600 William Penn Place Associates Landlord, L.P. C/O PMC Property Group, 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 1400, Philadelphia, PA 19103, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new entry canopy, steps and wall on the sidewalk area of William Penn Place for 620 William Penn Place in the 2nd Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0691 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 138, effective April 2, 2014, 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 transfer funds in City Council from: “Parks and Recreation” (-$2,976.74), and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$2,976.74).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0692 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 139, effective April 2, 2014, 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: “Parks and Recreation” (-$2,976.74), and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$2,976.74).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0693 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 404, effective June 17, 2014, 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 the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $940,000.00; : so as to reprogram funds from: “Salvation Army - West Side Corp.” (-$5,000.00) and “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$15,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0694 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #402, effective June 17, 2014, 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 2014 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: “Salvation Army - West Side Corp.” (-$5,000.00) and “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association” (-$10,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$15,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0708 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Planning Districts, Chapter 909.01, SP, Specifically Planned District, is hereby amended by making various changes in Sections 909.01.B and 909.01.D.1. Changes are not retroactive, as they do not apply to currently designated SP Districts at the time of the bill's passage.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2014-0510 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Liberty Avenue Car Wash, 4052 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224. Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2014-0709 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license, License No. R-9716 from Palmieri's Restaurant Incorporated, P.O. Box 0176, 101 Penn Plaza, Turtle Creek, PA 15145, to the Applicant, Fifty First Street, LLC, for the premises located at 120 242 51st, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, restaurant known as Spirit., pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461.Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Not available