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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/21/2016 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-1018 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to enter into an agreement with Perfect Commerce, LLC to purchase a subscription service for vendor solicitation and contract management services as well as training for OMB staff via the Commonwealth public procurement site whereby the Commonwealth issued an Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) for the Master IT Services ITQ through an Invitation for Bids (IFB) and Perfect Commerce, LLC submitted a bid in response to the ITQ. Cost not to exceed $295,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0664 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 111: Departments Generally, so as to update the code to reflect current practices and processes.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0902 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C, P.O. Box 641014, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-1014, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Eight Hundred Eighty-Four Dollars and No Cents ($3,884.00) for professional services in connection with the matter of FOP, Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0905 1 OrdinanceAn ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, to add Chapter 177C: Gender Equity Commission to conduct analyses of City departments, employment, and services, and to uphold the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). (Post Agenda & Public Hearing held 11-15-16)Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0919 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Dollars Five Hundred Eighty-Six Dollars and Forty-Eight Cents ($2,586.48) in favor of James M. Mancini Attorney at Law, Jefferson Centre, Suite 306, 5001 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH, 44124 for arbitration services. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0959 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand One Hundred Eighty-Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($2,187.50) in favor of Gerald Kobell Attorney at Law, 2758 Mt. Royal Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2546 for arbitration services. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2016-0960 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in favor of Kenneth Krynski and Linda M. Krynski, Husband and Wife, in c/o their attorneys The Montgomery Law Firm, LLC, 100 Ross Street, Suite 510, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and providing and granting an easement to them and James V. Hart, Jr., and Lee Ambrose Hart, Husband and Wife, together for a private sewer line through and under City of Pittsburgh owned land fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged damage to property as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 15-019592. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2016-0961 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in favor of James V. Hart, Jr., and Lee Ambrose Hart, Husband and Wife, in c/o their attorneys The Montgomery Law Firm, LLC, 100 Ross Street, Suite 510, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and providing and granting an easement to them and Kenneth Krynski and Linda M. Krynski, Husband and Wife, together for a private sewer line through and under City of Pittsburgh owned land fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged damage to property as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 15-019592. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2016-0962 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Rothman Gordon P.C., 310 Grant St. - Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Four Hundred Eighty-One Dollars and Sixty-Three Cents ($3,481.63) for professional legal representation to the City in the real estate tax assessment case of Omni Pittsburgh Corporation v. The Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review (case docket no. BV-13-006771). (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2016-0963 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to amend an agreement with Shift Collaborative to increase the amount to FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND Dollars ($45,000), for the preliminary buildout of a Municipal/City ID.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0964 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 245, Earned Income Tax; Section 245.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2017, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Earned Income Tax for the year 2017.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0965 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 246, Home Rule Tax; Section 246.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2017, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Home Rule Tax for the year 2017.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0966 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at 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 2017 and clarifying the City Code.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0967 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 263: Real Property Tax and Exemptions, Section 263.02: Payment Options, Discount and Delinquency Penalty, so as to set the payment, discount, and delinquent dates for the 2017 fiscal year.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0968 1 ResolutionResolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2017Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0969 1 ResolutionResolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2017 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0970 1 ResolutionResolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement ProgramHeld in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2016-0971 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2017 Fiscal YearAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0972 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in applicable cooperative purchasing agreements for goods, materials, equipment, supplies, services, or construction, as authorized by the Commonwealth Procurement Code and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law for the 2017 Fiscal Year.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0973 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution 273 of 2009, as amended, entitled “Resolution providing for an agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny for the continued assumption by the County of purchasing activities on behalf of the City which shall include service contracts (B contracts) and commodity purchases for the purchase of materials, general supplies, and equipment by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh; and providing for the payment of all costs thereof” so as to extend the authorization.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0955 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Etcetera Edutainment, Inc. to purchase Simcoach Games police ethics training simulation software and related support services at a total cost not to exceed $29,750.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0956 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Insight Public Sector to provide camera recording equipment and related services for Bureau of Police facilities plus additional related goods and services at a cost not to exceed Thirty-Six Thousand Fifty-Six Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents $36,056.99.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0957 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a five-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Taser International, Inc. (pursuant to City of Pittsburgh Resolution No. 797, effective December 18, 2015) to provide body-worn cameras plus additional related goods and services at a cost not to exceed One Million Five Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand Two Hundred and Nine Dollars and Zero Cents $1,528,209.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0958 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 545, effective August 13, 2015, entitled” Authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into agreements for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for the construction the “Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp” and to thereafter enter into an additional Agreement or Agreements with Riverlife, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and other agencies as needed to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this project, 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 $2,491,244.00, by increasing the project allocation to $2,844,995.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0226 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 9: Zoning Code, Article V: Use Regulations, Chapter 911 - Primary Uses by amending language to Sections 911.02, 911.04 and 911.04.A.13; Chapter 912 - Accessory Uses and Structures by amending language to Section 912.04.G; and Article IX: Measurements and Definitions, Chapter 926 - Definitions by amending language throughout.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0226 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 9: Zoning Code, Article V: Use Regulations, Chapter 911 - Primary Uses by amending language to Sections 911.02, 911.04 and 911.04.A.13; Chapter 912 - Accessory Uses and Structures by amending language to Section 912.04.G; and Article IX: Measurements and Definitions, Chapter 926 - Definitions by amending language throughout.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2016-0602 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two--Fiscal, Article V--Special Funds, to add a new Chapter [232] 234, “Housing Opportunity Fund”, to stabilize communities and protect the public welfare by creating the Pittsburgh Housing Opportunity Fund (the “Fund”), to create a budget obligation for the Fund, to establish the purposes for which monies in the Fund may be used; and to create a Housing Opportunity Fund Governing Board and Advisory Board.AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Video Video
2016-0602 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two--Fiscal, Article V--Special Funds, to add a new Chapter [232] 234, “Housing Opportunity Fund”, to stabilize communities and protect the public welfare by creating the Pittsburgh Housing Opportunity Fund (the “Fund”), to create a budget obligation for the Fund, to establish the purposes for which monies in the Fund may be used; and to create a Housing Opportunity Fund Governing Board and Advisory Board.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
2016-0946 1 ResolutionResolution calling on the Director of City Planning and the Zoning Administrator to add and incorporate “Medical Marijuana Growing / Processing Facility” to the City Code and Zoning Code and to restrict these sites to existing General Industrial and Urban Industrial DistrictsAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video