Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/5/2009 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
2009-1377 1 ProclamationNow, Therefore, be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend AmeriCorps and its members passion for humanity and selfless dedication to our communities; and Be It Further Resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim May 12th - 13th, 2009 as the “AmeriCorps Week” celebration in the City of Pittsburgh. Passed in Council on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1378 1 ProclamationNow, Therefore, be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir for its endless contributions to our communities by encouraging the celebration of gospel music; and Be It Further Resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does herby proclaim Saturday, May 9, 2009 as "Pittsburgh Gospel Choir Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1379 1 ProclamationNow, Therefore, be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Director William T. Simmons, Esq. and staff for their endless contribution and dedication to our communities and our children; and Be It Further Resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim May 5th-7th, 2009 as the “Shuman Juvenile Detention Center 35th Anniversary Celebration” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1380 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, does hereby thank Amy Kellman for her years of service to the young readers of the City of Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Council does hereby declare Saturday, May 9, 2009, to be “Amy Kellman Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1381 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, does hereby commend and congratulate Prime Stage Theatre on its years of service to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, and declares the week of May 2nd through 10th, 2009, “The Westing Game Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1382 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, commend these groups for having the vision and fore-thought to work together to preserve and improve their unique neighborhood of Oakland. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, does, hereby, pledge its full support to these six organizations as they work toward achieving their common vision to solidify Oakland's role as a premier neighborhood adjacent to and, in equal value with, the regional institutional core.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1383 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, would like to convey their most sincere thanks to David Blenk for all he has done to strengthen one of our most unique neighborhoods and they extend their very best wishes to David for continued success as he embarks on a new chapter in his life. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, proclaim, Tuesday, May 5, 2009, as David Blenk Day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1384 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes and honors the Church of the Resurrection for a century of meeting the spiritual and community needs of the thousands of people it has served and continues to serve. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh proclaims that Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 be hereby declared as “Church of the Resurrection Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1385 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes and concurs in the need for a Multi-municipal Comprehensive Plan for the above named municipalities and agrees to participate in the preparation of such a plan; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh Authorizes the preparation of grant applications on behalf of the cooperating municipalities to raise funds to support the development of the Multi-municipal Comprehensive Plan and Pledges to share in project costs in accord with a mutually agreed project budget and cost sharing, pending review and consideration by all participating municipalities.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1386 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOVLED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby affirms its opposition to employer interference with the rights of workers to unionize, and urges the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and Block by Block to respect workers' rights; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Council supports card check recognition and urges the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and Block by Block to let the Safety Ambassadors choose the method by which they wish to bring a union to their workplace.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1387 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Council of the City of Pittsburgh congratulates 91.3fm WYEP on its 35th anniversary; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares April 22, 2009, “91.3fm WYEP Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1388 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh thanks the Silk Screen Asian-American Film Festival for providing education and entertainment to the Pittsburgh community; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares May 8-17, 2009, “Silk Screen Week” in the City of Pittsburgh AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1389 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Council of the City of Pittsburgh congratulates Gateway to the Arts on its Tap Into Art '09 Artfully Green Party and recognizes Gateway to the Arts and the event honorees for their outstanding support and leadership in providing and advancing arts and education in our region; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares May 8th, 2009, “Tap Into Art '09 Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1390 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh thanks Josephine Patterson for her 20 years of dedicated and professional service to the City of Pittsburgh and wishes her well in her retirement; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares May 7, 2009, “Josephine Patterson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1391 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of May 4, 2009, to be “EUROPE WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 5, 2009 to be “SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND SISTER CITY DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1392 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend The First Tee of Pittsburgh for its remarkable work with the youth of the city using golf as a tool for developing life skills and for collaborating with the FOP to hold a Memorial Golf Outing to benefit the Fallen Heroes Fund; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 9, 2009, to be “ FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1393 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Amen Corner for recognizing Judge Eugene Strassburger with the Judge Robert E. Dauer Award for Judicial Leadership and Excellence for his outstanding career and achievement in the field of law and justice; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, May 7, 2009, to be “JUDGE GENE STRASSBURGER DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1367 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Chapter 915.04.F (Sustainable Development Bonuses) to replace the requirement for Lien Insurance with a requirement for a pre-paid penalty.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1368 1 ResolutionResolution extending the term of real property, earned income tax, net profits, mercantile and business privilege taxes within a specified geographic area designated as a Keystone Opportunity Zone or a Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone within the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in order to foster economic opportunities, stimulate industrial, commercial and residential improvements and prevent physical and infrastructure deterioration in those areas, upon certain terms and conditions. (Council Districts 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1371 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 258, effective April 26, 2000, as amended, entitled "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 the Neighborhood Needs Program; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof," by adding $6,700 to the "Police Chaplain Program" in Council District 1. The total amount of all projects is not to exceed $1,000,000.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1374 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 861, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital; 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 $6,700 to the “Police Chaplain Program” and by adjusting various other projects in Council District 1 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1369 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the continuation of the Declaration of Disaster Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, dated April 21, 2009, as it pertains to the existing disaster emergency associated with the Davis Avenue Bridge.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2009-1369 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the continuation of the Declaration of Disaster Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, dated April 21, 2009, as it pertains to the existing disaster emergency associated with the Davis Avenue Bridge.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1370 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements, contract or contracts, or for the use of existing agreements and/or contracts, for the purchase of patrol rifles, adapters, suppressors, ammunition and/or sighting systems for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police, at a cost not to exceed eighty five thousand, eight hundred dollars ($85,800) and providing for the cost thereof. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1372 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 403, as amended, entitled, "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 the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 6; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof," by adding $6,700 to “Police Chaplain Program” and by amending various line items in Council District 6. Total cost of all projects not to exceed $1,000,000.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1375 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 $6,700 to “Police Chaplain Program” and by reducing “District 6 Neighborhood Initiatives” by the same amount. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1373 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 654, effective October 25, 2001, 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 2001 Neighborhood Needs Supplement Program; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by adding $6,700 to “Police Chaplain Program” and $5,000 to “Westwood Oakwood Athletic Association” and by adjusting other projects in Council District 2.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1376 1 ResolutionResolution further Amending Resolution No. 424 of 2001, effective June 19, 2001, entitled "Further amending Resolution No. 976 effective January 1, 1996, as amended, Adopting and Approving the 1996 Capital Budget and the 1996 Community Development Block Grant by creating a new line item, City Clerk Office Modernization Project Grant # 2271000 for the purpose of augmenting neighborhood needs programs and/or the District Improvement Fund, and transferring $1,128,892.00 from Grant/Liberty to City Clerk's Office Modernization" by adding $6,700 to "Police Chaplain Program" in Council District 2 and $5,000 to "Westwood Oakwood Athletic Association" in Council District 2. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1364 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for April 29, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2008-0972 3 OrdinanceAmending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, Chapter 197, Code of Conduct, by making various changes.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2008-0972 3 OrdinanceAmending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, Chapter 197, Code of Conduct, by making various changes.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2009-1039 3 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations."AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2009-1039 3 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations."Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2009-1328 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article VII Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, Section 161.02 Competitive Bidding; Exceptions.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2009-1328 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article VII Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, Section 161.02 Competitive Bidding; Exceptions.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2009-1284 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the execution of an Easement Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh, a municipal corporation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and HOLDINGS ACQUISITION CO., L.P., a Delaware limited partnership for real property abutting the north shore of the Ohio River to be made part of the “Casino Property”.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1285 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the execution of an Easement Agreement between Holdings Acquisition Co., L.P., a Delaware limited partnership and the City of Pittsburgh, a municipal corporation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for real property abutting the north shore of the Ohio River to be made part of a “City Trail”. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1326 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article VII, Procedures, Chapter 161, Contracts, by adding a new Section 161.36 entitled "Contract Disclosure."Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1327 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article VII, Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, by adding a new section 161.37 entitled “Lobbyist Registration.”Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1366 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 5, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1317 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts for the purchase of Two (2) 28 yard Recycling Packers, and one (1) pickup truck with ParKan dump body, and all related accessories, for the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services, and provide for the payment thereof and/or the transfer of all required funding to the Equipment Leasing Authority, at a cost not to exceed $500,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1365 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for April 29, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation. Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1318 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of an application or applications by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Labor and/or Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a grant or grants in connection with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funding for activities authorized under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1319 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies for job development and employment services necessary to implement the 2009 Neighborhood Employment Program, and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Neighborhood Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1320 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to provide job development and employment services, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor, staff, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, vocational skills training and on-the-job training, outreach, recruitment costs and administrative expenditure necessary to implement the 2009 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program, and for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1321 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2009 Pittsburgh Partnership Summer Youth Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Pittsburgh Partnership Youth Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $500,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1394 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for May 5, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1369 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the continuation of the Declaration of Disaster Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, dated April 21, 2009, as it pertains to the existing disaster emergency associated with the Davis Avenue Bridge.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available