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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/4/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-1239 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sabina Eva Deitrick, 521 East End Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, as a member of the Pittsburgh Planning Commission for a term to expire on January 22, 2018. Ms. Deitrick will fill the vacant seat on the Commission.Interview Held  Action details Video Video
2015-1277 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 31 of December 2014 entitled, “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 2015 only, to reflect the payment, discount and delinquent dates for the year 2015” by extending the two percent discount period for payment of City of Pittsburgh, School District of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Library Real Estate taxes from February 10 to February 28, 2015."AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1196 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($15,000.00), in favor of David Carpenter, c/o Charles F. Bowers, Esquire, Bowers, Ross and Fawcett, LLC, 820 Kennedy Drive, P.O. Box 280, Ambridge, PA, 15003, in Full and Final Settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania at 2:12-cv-00653. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1197 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of Twelve Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($12,000.00) to Evelyn Marie C. Reese, c/o P. William Bercik, 310 Grant Street, Suite 2330, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in Full and Final Settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania at 2:12-cv-01667. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1198 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $8,347.50, in favor of Cliff Jobe Consulting, LLC, 204 Kennan Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, for payment of professional services rendered. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1199 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $6,411.44 to Burns White LLC, Four Northshore Center, and 106 Isabella St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 for professional consulting services in connection with expert consulting services related to Beech Construction Inc. vs. City of Pittsburgh.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1219 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the sum of $7,000.00, in favor of Visual Evidence, 8555 Sweet Valley Drive, Suite A, Valley View, OH 44125, for payment of professional services rendered. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1220 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Director of Finance and the Controller to reimburse the three pension funds each month for the increase in monthly payments not to exceed $350 for survivors of members of the Fire, Municipal and Police Pension Funds, who receive less than $350 per month in pension benefits.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1221 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Director of Finance and the Controller to reimburse the three pension funds each month for monthly payments not to exceed of $350 to widows of members of the Fire, Municipal and Police Pension Funds, who were not listed as survivors by their spouse.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1222 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 F: [A: 2808 Bedford - DELETED, B: 1108 - DELETED, 1112 Lincoln - DELETED], [C: 6 Boggs - DELETED], D: 1412, 1414, 1416 Loraine E: 2242, 2244 Wilson, [F: 327 Hancock - DELETED].AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1222 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 F: [A: 2808 Bedford - DELETED, B: 1108 - DELETED, 1112 Lincoln - DELETED], [C: 6 Boggs - DELETED], D: 1412, 1414, 1416 Loraine E: 2242, 2244 Wilson, [F: 327 Hancock - DELETED].Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1223 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: 5333 Broad, B: 5232 Gertrude, C: 1832 Valora, D: 137 Herndon (A) George Williams & Shirl Raiford LOT: 20 X 100 LOCATION: 5333 Broad Street ACQUIRED: April 26, 2013 T/S# 49 WARD: 10 BLOCK & LOT 50-M-86 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 9 (B) Andrew Stuart & Marva Davis LOT: 25 X 115 LOCATION: 5232 Gertrude Street ACQUIRED: Oct. 26, 2012/ TS# 502 WARD: 15 BLOCK & LOT 56-P-237 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 5 (C) Carmen E. Gigante & Claire D. Gigante LOT: 25 X AVG 112.54 LOCATION: 1832 Valora Street ACQUIRED: June 5, 1967/ TS# 427 WARD: 20 BLOCK & LOT 19-N-256 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 2 (D) Janet Ford LOT: 50 X 100 LOCATION: 137 Herndon Street ACQUIRED: Oct. 25, 2013 / TS# 259 WARD: 20 BLOCK & LOT 20-S-109 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 2 AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1224 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, authorizing the sale of properties in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Act No. 171 of 1984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. Item A: 1044 Marena. (A) Failed to Close on Property RESOLUTION NO: 683 Item C EFFECTIVE: November 13, 2013 PURCHASER: Harry Kaufman & Patricia Kaufman PURCHASE PRICE: $200.00 AMT. FORFEITED: $201.00 1044 Marena Street WARD: 20; BLOCK & LOT NO.: 20-L-192 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 2 AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1236 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 549, effective September 21, 2012 entitled “providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, by transferring $5,500 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation for security cameras and $7,000 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation for a community group office. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2014-0915 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title 4 - Public Places and Property, Article I, Public Rights -of -Way, CHAPTER 416: - OBSTRUCTIONS, by adding a new section at 416.05 (a) et seq. requiring no less than a ten (10) day notice of a pending major street obstruction permit to be provided to the City Council; written notice to businesses and or residents within the impacted area; and providing for a waiver of said requirements in the event of an emergency.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-1225 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.858, effective, January 1, 2015, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2015 Capital Budget and the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2015 through 2020 Capital Improvement Program,” by decreasing the “Bridge Repairs” line item” by the amount of $37,500 (from $200,000 BOND to $162,500 BOND) and creating the “South Negley Avenue Bridge” line item in the amount of $750,000.00 ( $37,500 BOND/ $600,000 FHWA/$112,500 SH)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1226 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements, and providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the design and construction of the South Negley Avenue Bridge; including Construction Management Services; providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed $750,000.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2014-0949 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Immanuel Church, located at 1000 Madison Avenue (AKA 810 Tripoli Street), block and lot number 24-J-229-0000-01/02, in the 23rd Ward, City of Pittsburgh.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1237 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by transferring $5,500 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation for security cameras and $7,000 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation for a community group office.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1228 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into agreement or agreements, contract or contracts and use of existing agreement or agreements, contract or contracts in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with consultants in connection with the Department's recreational and park related services.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2015-1229 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into agreements in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with performers, instructors, artists and persons with specialized skills in connection with the Department's recreational and instructional programs.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-1230 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Sixty Five Thousand, Four Hundred Dollars ($65,400.00), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1231 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education or another vendor chosen through the City bid process for the purpose of providing meals in connection with the 2015 Food Service Program in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The total cost shall not exceed Seven Hundred, Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1232 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, St. Catherine of Sienna Parish parking lot located at Broadway Avenue and Belasco Street for a 2015 Farmers’ Market.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1233 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a license agreement with Union Real Estate Company of Pittsburgh for the use of property behind Carrick shopping center for the 2015 Farmers’ Market.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1234 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Parking Authority for the use of property on 18th and Carson Streets for the 2015 Farmers’ Market.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1235 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Parking Authority for the use of property located between Beacon and Bartlett Streets for the 2015 Farmers’ Market.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1227 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements or to adopt Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CoStars agreements with Cartegraph in order to continuing licensing Cartegraph Enterprise software; to purchase subscription, maintenance, and cloud hosting services; and to procure professional services relating to data conversion, integration, and migration from a self-hosted to a cloud environment hosted by Cartegraph.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1238 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license, License No. R-1715 LID 24951 from Joathy Corporation, 2801 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, to the Applicant, Poros, Inc., for the premises located at Two PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, restaurant known as Poros, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461.Held for Public HearingPass Action details Video Video