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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2015 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-1756 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the “Facilities Trust Fund,” for the purpose of depositing and segregating funds for the exclusive use of maintenance, capital investment, acquisition, and disposition of City-owned facilities.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1757 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Acrobatique in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5000.00), for the Earth Day Celebration; and providing for the payment thereof.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1758 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Four Hundred Forty-Three Dollars and Seventy-Two Cents ($2,443.72) in favor of Donald S. McPherson, Labor Arbitrator, PO Box 638, Indiana, PA, 15701-0638 for arbitration services, charging same to 11101.53.53513.108000.2015.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-1759 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to accept a donation of five thousand dollars from BNY Mellon for an Earth Day Celebration which was held on April 2, 2015.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-1760 2 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 M. [A: 1703 Cliff - DELETED, B: 1707 Cliff- DELETED, C: 1711 Cliff- DELETED, D: 1717 Cliff- DELETED, E: 1719 Cliff- DELETED, F: 327 Hancock- DELETED], G: 6484 Frankstown, 6486 Frankstown, H: 7229 Race, I: 7231 Race, J: 409 W. Elizabeth, K: 815 Spring Garden, L: 2441 Perrysville, M: 2240 WilsonAMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1760 2 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 M. [A: 1703 Cliff - DELETED, B: 1707 Cliff- DELETED, C: 1711 Cliff- DELETED, D: 1717 Cliff- DELETED, E: 1719 Cliff- DELETED, F: 327 Hancock- DELETED], G: 6484 Frankstown, 6486 Frankstown, H: 7229 Race, I: 7231 Race, J: 409 W. Elizabeth, K: 815 Spring Garden, L: 2441 Perrysville, M: 2240 WilsonAffirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1761 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. ITEMS A through B. A: 6818 Baker, B: 1035 YettaAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1762 2 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 H. [A: 3203 Brereton-DELETED], B: 6435 Winslow, C: Chalfont, D: 302 Allen, E: 807 Southern, F: 212 Wilbert G: 1938 Sedgwick, H: 901 Davis AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-1762 2 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 H. [A: 3203 Brereton-DELETED], B: 6435 Winslow, C: Chalfont, D: 302 Allen, E: 807 Southern, F: 212 Wilbert G: 1938 Sedgwick, H: 901 Davis Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1763 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. Items A through B: A: 1821 Cliff, B: 5231, 5233 Kincaid, 313, & 315 N. AtlanticAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1769 1 ResolutionResolution calling on the City of Pittsburgh to adopt the Principles of Plain Language, and a Graphic StandardHeld for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1764 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Joseph & Ruth Ann Martinelli, 1801 Greenleaf Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a private sewer lateral on the right-of-way of Cielo Lane, in the 19th Ward, 2 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1765 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution number 127 of 2015, entitled “authorizing the Department of Public Works to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, lease or leases, professional service agreements or the use of existing contracts, leases or agreements, and other services, along with other approved expenditures and for the payment of supplies, equipment, materials, rentals, and other services for the Squirrel Hill Business District streetlighting project” by increasing the amount by $10,373.24.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1766 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 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” so as to transfer the remaining funds in the Lincoln Place Park Renovation project to the Squirrel Hill Business District streetlighting projectAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1562 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.2 to expand the allowable zoning districts for all Agricultural Use Zoning Classification categories, and to amend and add additional standards and procedures; amending and supplementing Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by amending the subsection for Urban Agriculture; and supplementing Chapter 926, Definitions, to supplement standards for Urban Agriculture accessory uses.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-1562 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.2 to expand the allowable zoning districts for all Agricultural Use Zoning Classification categories, and to amend and add additional standards and procedures; amending and supplementing Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by amending the subsection for Urban Agriculture; and supplementing Chapter 926, Definitions, to supplement standards for Urban Agriculture accessory uses.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1731 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to produce a safety video in support of a Bicycle and Pedestrian Marketing Program in the City and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The City’s Bike Pittsburgh’s funding share of this grant agreement or agreements is in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) and shall be payable from the 2013 Bicycle and Transportation Planning bond account. The State Government’s (PennDOT) share of this grant agreement or agreements is seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000.00) and shall be deposited into the City’s Grants Trust Fund.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-1768 1 ResolutionResolution calling on the Department of City Planning to create an inventory and map of properties zoned for use as “Community Homes” in the City of Pittsburgh, for internal distribution to City Council.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1787 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 184, effective April 15, 2015, 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; so as to transfer funds in Public Works from: “Bridge Repairs” (-$31,380.76), and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and City Council from: District 1 Equipment (-10,000) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and (+10,000) to Steel City Boxing, respectively.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2015-1787 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 184, effective April 15, 2015, 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; so as to transfer funds in Public Works from: “Bridge Repairs” (-$31,380.76), and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and City Council from: District 1 Equipment (-10,000) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and (+10,000) to Steel City Boxing, respectively.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-1787 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 184, effective April 15, 2015, 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; so as to transfer funds in Public Works from: “Bridge Repairs” (-$31,380.76), and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and City Council from: District 1 Equipment (-10,000) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and (+10,000) to Steel City Boxing, respectively.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
2015-1804 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 185, effective April 15, 2015, 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: “District 1 Equipment” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Steel City Boxing” (+$10,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1805 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-H, Residential Single-Unit Attached, High Density District, to NDI, Neighborhood Industrial District, certain property bounded by Phineas Street; Chestnut Street; the northernmost boundary line of the Neighborhood Industrial Zoning District; a line extending in a westerly direction from that point to Guckert Way; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 4 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 9 in the aforesaid system; and Guckert Way.Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Not available
2015-1805 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-H, Residential Single-Unit Attached, High Density District, to NDI, Neighborhood Industrial District, certain property bounded by Phineas Street; Chestnut Street; the northernmost boundary line of the Neighborhood Industrial Zoning District; a line extending in a westerly direction from that point to Guckert Way; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 4 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 9 in the aforesaid system; and Guckert Way.Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2015-1767 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Public Safety, Chief of the Department of Performance and Innovation and the Chief of Police to enter into contract(s) and/or agreement(s) with Optivon, Incorporated for the purpose of licensing a public safety smartphone application and software for the City of Pittsburgh. Cost not to exceed $10,000.Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1754 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Point Park University Pittsburgh Playhouse, 300 Block of Forbes Avenue and Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh (1st Ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1755 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Penn Highland Mixed Use, 111 South Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh (8th Ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video