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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/7/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-2029 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Barry Nathan 633 Hastings Street, Pittsburgh PA 15206, as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Dr. Nathan will fill the seat vacated by Dr. Paul Harper.Interview Held  Action details Not available
2015-2088 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County to request a Multimodal Transportation Fund grant of $700,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Streetscape Improvements to Broadway Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Beechview neighborhood.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2054 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 D: A: 327 Hancock, B: Musgrave, C: 314 Brownsville, D: 312 BrownsvilleAMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2054 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 D: A: 327 Hancock, B: Musgrave, C: 314 Brownsville, D: 312 BrownsvilleAffirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2055 1 ResolutionResoluiton 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 N. A: 914 Clarissa, B:3041 Centre, C: 244 Ater, D: 2104 Brent, E: 34 Mt. Oliver, F: 920 Manton, G: 440 Natchez, H: 20 Conestoga, I: 1102 Bidwell, J: 2033 Lowrie, K: 147 Henderson, L: 1423 Loraine, M: 327 Bothwell, N: 1400 EckertAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2056 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: 6 LeckyAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2059 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, Chapter 197, Code of Conduct, by repealing language and replacing it with new language, the following Sections: 197.01 Adoption, 197.09 Ethics Hearing Board, 197.11 Powers and Duties of the Board, 197.12 Investigations, 197.13 Advisory Opinions, 197.16 Penalties, and also by supplementing the Chapter to add additional Sections 197.18 Whistleblower, 197.19 Lists, Complaints and Disclosure Statements, and 197.20 Miscellaneous.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-2060 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations" by deleting the current language in its entirety and replacing it with new language.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-2064 1 ResolutionResolution establishing a Wage Review Committee to review the impact of increasing the wages of service workers and service employees in the City of Pittsburgh.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2014-1020 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title VII Business Licensing, Article X Rental of Residential Housing, Chapter 781 Residential Housing Rental Permit Program by repealing the current Chapter and replacing with a new Chapter 781 Residential Housing Rental Permit Program.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2015-2057 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement with Tree Pittsburgh for the purpose of supporting Tree Pittsburgh’s efforts to promote and advance the City of Pittsburgh’s Urban Forest Master Plan. Not to exceed $36,500.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2062 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Six: Conduct, Article Five: Discrimination, Chapter 659: Unlawful Practices, Section 659.03: Unlawful Housing Practices by adding a new protected class, “Source of Income.”Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Not available
2015-2062 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Six: Conduct, Article Five: Discrimination, Chapter 659: Unlawful Practices, Section 659.03: Unlawful Housing Practices by adding a new protected class, “Source of Income.”Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2015-1837 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District to UI, Urban Industrial, a certain property identified as 2015 Mary Street, Block Number 12-K, lot number 350; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2000 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting new street names in the Ninth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The streets known as Honeycrisp Lane, Fuji Court, and Winesap Drive were approved by CPAC in March 2014. The names listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2015-2048 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2048 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
2015-2048 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).ReconsideredPass Action details Not available
2015-2048 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).WithdrawnPass Action details Not available
2015-2048 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2063 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 922 Development Review Procedures, Sections 922.10.E.2, 922.11.B.3 and 922.11.C.2 with a new subsection, “Affordable Housing Impact Statements.”Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Video Video
2015-2065 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the HELP Initiative to develop interim affordable housing strategies for the East End neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh at no cost to the City.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2093 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$153,000.00) to the Urban Redevelopment Authority “Personnel-URA” (+$153,000.00).Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2015-2093 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 2015, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$153,000.00) to the Urban Redevelopment Authority “Personnel-URA” (+$153,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2053 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Four (“Public Places and Property”), Article XI (“Parks and Playgrounds”) by amending Chapter 473 with respect to the operation of drones and other activities involving airborne objects or persons located within, above or in the vicinity of City parks and playgrounds.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief & Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance and/or the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements or to adopt Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CoStars agreements in order to license diversity management software modules. The total cost shall not exceed $97,000.00 over a five year period.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2061 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor or his designee to include detailed information of various informational documents in an easily accessible, centralized place on the City’s website, for viewing by the general public, with all documents provided in a searchable format.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2015-2089 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 569, effective September 29, 2012, as amended, entitled “Providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $3,400,000” by increasing the funding for Personnel by $153,000 and the total of all projects to $3,703.000.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2015-2042 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Masonic Building Redevelopment Project, 40 West North Avenue and 1120 Reddour Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2046 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and The Bible Center Church, Inc. for the Sale of Block 174-K, Lot 378, in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (709 Sterrett Street - Sideyard)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-2047 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Georgetta Rue with respect to the Sale of Block 56-F, Lot 334, in the 15th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No.5 (4818 Chatsworth Street - Sideyard)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video