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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/7/2005 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2005-1852 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh thanks Bob Schlesinger, the “Mayor of Wallingford Street,” for being a true activist who brings people together, and who has worked tirelessly for Shadyside and the City's safety and well-being; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares Monday, November 7, 2005, “Bob Schlesinger Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2005-1853 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council in the City of Pittsburgh commends and recognizes Mrs. Geraldine C. Allen for her years of dedicated service to her family and community, and extends a “Happy 75th Birthday” to you and many more.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2005-1854 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council in the City of Pittsburgh commends and recognizes Connie Portis for her entrepreneur contributions and efforts in Pittsburgh and the region. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2005-1855 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council in the City of Pittsburgh commends and recognizes these individuals and organizations for the selflessness contributions and charity to the communities in our region. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2005-1856 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby acknowledge Vincent John Romanelli for being a wonderful father and husband, thanks him for his years of service to our Country and congratulates him on the celebration of his 80th Birthday. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that today, November 6, 2005 be hereby declared “Vincent John Romanelli Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2005-1850 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 861, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital Budget and the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2000 through 2005 Capital Improvement Program, by adjusting various line items in conformance with City Council's 2000 Capital Budget amendments.” By creating new line item South Side LDC Footbridge Lighting $9,000.00, increasing Brashear Association to $6,147.54 and Elder-ado to $6,147.54 and reducing various line items by $14,000.00, in Council District 3. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1847 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Manager of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission to enter into a professional services agreement or agreements, contract or contracts to design a Sheltered Market contracting program for the City of Pittsburgh and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed Forty Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1846 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts for the purchase of various vehicles, related accessories, and various equipment for the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services, and provide for the payment thereof, at a cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1842 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. ITEM A. A: 1116 Province.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1843 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/City Source Associates Sideyard Program. ITEMS A thru E. A: 6588 Frankstown; B: 16 Enon; C: 1408 Hamlin; D: 1405 Sandusky; E: 648 Windom.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1844 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales, in accordance with Act No.171 of 1984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A thru H. A: 255 Alpine; B: 251 Alpine; C: 249 Alpine; D: 237 Alpine; E: 229 Alpine; F: 106 Jacksonia; G: 1433 Boyle; H: 1431 Boyle.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1845 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 thru L. A: 2471 Toner; B: 78 Holt; C: 2411 Harcum; D: 923-25 James; E: 10 Zimmerman; F: 12 Zimmerman; G: 8010, 8012, & 8006-08 Frankstown; H: 7624 Tioga; I: 3810 California; J: 7301 Monticello; K: 3924 Woolslayer; L: 2134 South 18th; M: 650 and 704 Windom Street.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1851 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the settlement of the lawsuit filed by Thomas Flaherty, Controller of the City of Pittsburgh, against the City of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh City Council at GD 05-0660 as it relates to the budget appropriation of the Controller's Office for fiscal year 2005.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1848 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, all Sections by renaming the PO, Parks and Open Space district to P, Parks district; amending Section 905.02 H, Hillside district by amending lot area requirements, eliminating setback requirements, adding area of disturbance requirements; amending Article III, Section 906: Environmental Overlay Districts by adding a new overlay district as Section 906.08: SS-O, Steep Slope Overlay district and new use definitions and standards for review; and Article VI, Section 915: Environmental Performance Standards by adding new text as Chapter 915 with new definitions and standards.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2005-1848 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, all Sections by renaming the PO, Parks and Open Space district to P, Parks district; amending Section 905.02 H, Hillside district by amending lot area requirements, eliminating setback requirements, adding area of disturbance requirements; amending Article III, Section 906: Environmental Overlay Districts by adding a new overlay district as Section 906.08: SS-O, Steep Slope Overlay district and new use definitions and standards for review; and Article VI, Section 915: Environmental Performance Standards by adding new text as Chapter 915 with new definitions and standards.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1849 1 ResolutionResolution renewing an approved Conditional Use application, Resolution No. 542/2004, entitled, approving a Conditional Use under Section 911.04.A.64 of the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V Chapter 911 as amended, to the Board of Public Education of Pittsburgh for authorization to construct a 2-story extension to the easterly side of Sterrett Classical Academy with classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria and library at 7100 Reynolds Street on property zoned “R1D-L” Residential Single Unit Detached Low Density District, 14th Ward.” in accordance with guidelines set forth in Section 922.06.I.3, Renewal in the Event of Lapse.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2005-1849 1 ResolutionResolution renewing an approved Conditional Use application, Resolution No. 542/2004, entitled, approving a Conditional Use under Section 911.04.A.64 of the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V Chapter 911 as amended, to the Board of Public Education of Pittsburgh for authorization to construct a 2-story extension to the easterly side of Sterrett Classical Academy with classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria and library at 7100 Reynolds Street on property zoned “R1D-L” Residential Single Unit Detached Low Density District, 14th Ward.” in accordance with guidelines set forth in Section 922.06.I.3, Renewal in the Event of Lapse.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2005-1838 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Budget for November 2, 2005.Read, Received and Filed  Action details Not available
2005-1630 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an agreement with the Pittsburgh Foundation to document a voluntary commitment from community nonprofit organizations to provide financial assistance to the City. RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Not available
2005-1800 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $19,000.00 warrant in favor of Barbara Mason, c/o Richard S. Matesic, Esquire, 1007 Mount Royal Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15223, in settlement of a claims asserted, or which could have been asserted of, in the Civil Action filed at CA 02-2107 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1802 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of an agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, acting as fiduciary for the Southwest Counter Terrorism Task Force, hereinafter referred to as Region 13. The agreement will provide a means in which the Mayor of Pittsburgh and the Director of Public Safety may accept funds for reimbursement of City costs accrued in working with an outside vendor in the development of a central district evacuation plan.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1816 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements and/or Contract or Contracts with Municipal Code Corporation for professional services in connection with the codification of Ordinances into the Pittsburgh Code, for a term to expire December 31, 2007.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1817 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 121 of 2003, effective March 14, 2003 entitled, “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with City Council's 2003 Community Needs Program; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by adding WYEP Facility Improvements $2,000, Pittsburgh Conservancy Schenley Plaza $2,000 and District 8 Bike Racks $5,000 in Council District 8.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1839 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works and Environmental Services for November 2, 2005.Read, Received and Filed  Action details Not available
2005-1806 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. 861, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital Budget and the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2000 through 2005 Capital Improvement Program," by decreasing the "River Access Ramp" line item by $180.00 from $65,000.00 to $64,820.00 and increasing the "Tree Planting Program" line item by $180.00 from $96,585.00 to $96,765.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1810 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 186, effective April 5, 2000, entitled “Providing for a Contract or Contracts, or for the use of existing Contracts for Street Tree Planting at various locations; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by increasing the total project allocation by $180.00 from $96,585.00 to $96,765.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1786 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Tree Planting Program in various Community Development Areas, and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $109,133.89.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1637 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Bernardo Katz, 20 Cedar Boulevard, #104, Mt. Lebanon, PA 15228, his successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at his own cost and expense, a deck with canopy, stairs with awning, and a handicap ramp at 1600 Broadway Avenue and Hampshire Avenue, in the 19th Ward, 4th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1785 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, with a Consultant or Consultants, for Architectural Engineering Services in connection with various City projects; and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1803 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. (619) 635, effective January 1, 2005, as amended, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2005 Capital Budget and the 2005 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2005 through 2010 Capital Improvement Program," by creating a line item entitled "Lower Saw Mill Run." Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1807 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 125, effective March 14, 2003, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, for Construction Inspection Services on various City projects; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by decreasing the total project allocation by $133,000.00 from $200,000.00 to $67,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1808 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Intergovernmental Federal-Aid Project Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide 100% of the City's share of the additional costs for the construction of the Lower Saw Mill Run Flood Protection Improvements Project. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1809 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 595, effective September 25, 2001, entitled " Providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements for the Replacement of the Edgebrook Avenue Bridge including Construction Inspection 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," by increasing the project allocation by $80,000 ($4,000.00 city bond) from $800,000.00 to $880,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1812 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Puma 2738 Sidney Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an awning with sign over the sidewalk area at 2738 Sidney Street in the 16th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1840 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Planning, Zoning and Land Use for November 2, 2005.Read, Received and Filed  Action details Not available
2005-1683 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine - Zoning, Article II, Section 911.02 - Use Table, Section 911.04 - Use Standards and Section 922.12 - Institutional Master Plans by changing use types, use standards and review procedures regarding EMI, Educational/Medical Institute districts, City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1841 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Housing, Economic Develpment and Promotion for November 2, 2005.Read, Received and Filed  Action details Not available
2005-1787 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 553, effective September 27, 2005 entitled: “Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2002 CDBG Program; providing for execution of grant contracts, filing of data, execution of payment vouchers and certification of signature; the deposit of funds in a bank account and providing for payment of expenses”, so as to reprogram funds from the Department of Engineering & Construction – “Repairs to Streets & Structures” (-39,133.89) to the Department of Public Works – “Tree Planting Program” (+39,133.89).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1813 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 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, by adjusting various line items in conformance with City Council's 2003 Capital Budget amendments.” by adding WYEP Facility Improvements $2,000, Pittsburgh Conservancy Schenley Plaza $2,000 and District 8 Bike Racks $5,000 in Council District 8.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1814 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 536, effective, September 27, 2005, 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 for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh and further, authorizing various departments to enter into contract or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for the purchase of equipment and/or furniture at a cost not to exceed $1,115,000.00, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from “Senior Residents Council” (- 10,000) to the Browns Chapel A.M.E. Church” (+ 10,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1815 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 554. Effective September 27, 2005, 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 2003 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 in City Council from “Senior Residents Council” (-10,000) to Browns Chapel A.M.E. Church” (+10,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2005-1829 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 861, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital Budget and the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2000 through 2005 Capital Improvement Program, by adjusting various line items in conformance with City Council's 2000 Capital Budget amendments,” by adding new line item “P.W.S.A. District 4 Projects” $20,512.80, and by decreasing “Various Projects District 4” by $16,518.41 and “Bon Air Playground” $3,994.39 from $46,364.00 to $42,369.61 to reflect actual expenditures in Council District 4.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available