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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/1/2009 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2009-1732 1 ProclamationNow, Therefore Be It Resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commemorate the achievements of these innovative and entrepreneurial western Pennsylvanians; and, Be It Further Resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends Mr. Alfred Mann of Highland Park for celebrating this important part of our region's history.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1733 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby welcome Bishop C. Garnett Henning Senior and Mrs. Ernestine Lee Henning, and delegates of the 142nd annual AME conference; and RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of August 31 through September 6, 2009, to be “Greater Allen AME Church and Annual Conference Week” in the City of Pittsburgh. Passed in City Council Tuesday September 1, 2009. Douglas Shields Attest: Linda M. Johnson-Wasler President of Council City Clerk SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN DARLENE M. HARRIS and TONYA D. PAYNE CO-SPONSORED BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DOUG SHIELDS and MEMBERS RICKY V. BURGESS, PATRICK DOWD, BRUCE A. KRAUS, JIM MOTZNIK, WILLIAM PEDUTO and THERESA KAIL-SMITHAdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1734 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Taylor Allderdice Classes of January 1959, June 1959 and January 1960 for producing a remarkable cadre of graduates who went out into the world and through their successes and philanthropy contributed to the betterment and advancement of the City of Pittsburgh and beyond ; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare September 4, 5, and 6, 2009, to be “TAYLOR ALLDERDICE 50TH REUNION WEEKEND” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1735 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Pittsburgh Allderdice High School's World Language Department; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 1, 2009 , to be “ALLDERDICE WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2009-1721 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of Public Works, and Finance to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED C000038997) to receive $150,000.00 in Grant funding for Equipment Purchases.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1722 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 228-09, effective May 8, 2009, as amended by resolution 336-09, effective June 16, 2009, regarding the 2009 CDBG Street Resurfacing Program, by increasing the total by $35,065.00, from $2,700,000.00, to $2,735,065.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1723 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.675, effective December 30, 2008, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2009 Capital Budget and the 2009 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2009 through 2013 Capital Improvement Program,” by transferring $364,000.00 ($72,800 CITY/$291,200 FHWA) from the “CBD (Central Business District) Signal Upgrades, and transferring $250,000.00 ($50,000.00 CITY/$200,000 FHWA) from the “Project Management Services” line item and creating the “Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue” line item in the amount of $614,000.00 ($122,800.00 CITY/$491,200.00 FHWA). Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2009-1724 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue/Market Square; including Construction Management Services, providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $614,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2009-1723 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.675, effective December 30, 2008, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2009 Capital Budget and the 2009 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2009 through 2013 Capital Improvement Program,” by transferring $364,000.00 ($72,800 CITY/$291,200 FHWA) from the “CBD (Central Business District) Signal Upgrades, and transferring $250,000.00 ($50,000.00 CITY/$200,000 FHWA) from the “Project Management Services” line item and creating the “Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue” line item in the amount of $614,000.00 ($122,800.00 CITY/$491,200.00 FHWA). Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1724 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue/Market Square; including Construction Management Services, providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $614,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1725 1 ResolutionResolution further amending 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 transferring the balance of the "CBD Crosswalks" line item in the amount of $55,618.95 to and creating the "Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue" line item in the amount of $278,094.75 ($55,618.95 CITY/222,475.80 FHWA).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2009-1725 1 ResolutionResolution further amending 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 transferring the balance of the "CBD Crosswalks" line item in the amount of $55,618.95 to and creating the "Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue" line item in the amount of $278,094.75 ($55,618.95 CITY/222,475.80 FHWA).Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2009-1726 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue/Market Square; including Construction Management Services, providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $278,094.75.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2009-1726 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and providing for the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the Reconstruction of Forbes Avenue/Market Square; including Construction Management Services, providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $278,094.75.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1731 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six: Conduct; Article I: Regulated Rights and Actions; Chapter 601: Public Order, by adding a new section 601.16 entitled 'Public Urination and Defecation', and by adding a new subsection 601.14 (e) specifying the penalty for violation of the new section 601.16."Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1713 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Alternative and Clean Energy Program for grant monies in the amount of $297,218 that will be used by the Pittsburgh Pirates to be used for the dry cooler heating system and lighting retrofit projects at PNC Park.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1714 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to issue quit claim deeds and to grant underground structure support easements and various other easements for portions of City of Pittsburgh owned parcels in the 24th Ward to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for right-of-way expansion and easement improvements to State Route 28, Sections A-09 and A-10. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1715 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement of Sale with Karl L. Gatto for acquisition by the City of Pittsburgh of property located at 804 Woods Run Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, Block and Lot 76-B-128, City of Pittsburgh, and providing further for certain payments not to exceed $54,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1716 1 ResolutionResolution appointing individuals from the Department of Finance to represent the City of Pittsburgh as delegates to the Tax Collection Committee to be established for the Allegheny Central Tax Collection District pursuant to the requirements of Act 32 of 2008.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1717 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 through C. A: 2540 Wadsworth; B: 3530 Frazier; C: 3949 Mintwood. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1718 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 through Q. A: 2907 Stafford; B: 1915, 1917 & 1919 Bedford; C: 217 Lombard; D: 119 Kenova; E: 121 Kenova; F: 1702 Concordia; DELETED G & H I: 101 Imogene; J: 7214 Stranahan; K: 29 Perry; L: 425 Fairywood; M: 514 Fairywood; N: 516 Fairywood; O: 1464 Kinmount; P: 3623 Colmar; Q: 4255 Bryn Mawr.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1719 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 and B: A: 1122 Brabec; B: 916 Oranmore. (Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1720 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 through I. A: 57 Acorn; B: 818 Lovitt; C: 812 Lovitt; D: 7632 Mulford; E: 4904 Yew; F: 705 North Euclid; G: 624 Naylor; H: 2236 Fairland (part); I: 3405 Iowa. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2009-1727 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for August 28, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1705 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into any necessary contracts or agreements to accept assistance in the form of grants, awards, or other funds from the United States Department of Justice and other applicable federal Departments or Agencies and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in connection with the City's hosting of the Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors conference in Pittsburgh the week of September 21-25, 2009; 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, insurance and/or services in connection with the G-20 and identifying potential procurement processes available for necessary related purchases should an emergency arise.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2009-1705 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into any necessary contracts or agreements to accept assistance in the form of grants, awards, or other funds from the United States Department of Justice and other applicable federal Departments or Agencies and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in connection with the City's hosting of the Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors conference in Pittsburgh the week of September 21-25, 2009; 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, insurance and/or services in connection with the G-20 and identifying potential procurement processes available for necessary related purchases should an emergency arise.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2009-1706 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No.675, effective January 1, 2009, as amended, entitled: "Adopting and approving the 2009 Capital Budget and the 2009 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2009 through 2013 Capital Improvement Program," by adding funding The Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors conference in Pittsburgh the week of September 21-25, 2009. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1728 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for August 28, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1712 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title IV, Public Places and Property, Article I: Public Rights of Way, Chapter 416: Obstructions, by temporarily amending the current regulations during the 2009 NFL Kickoff Celebration Activity Period in designated locations. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1729 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for August 28, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1709 1 OrdinanceOrdinance temporarily suspending applicable City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code requirements to allow temporary event signage in designated locations in connection with the G20 Summit. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2009-1730 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for August 28, 2009 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2009-1710 2 OrdinanceOrdinance authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and outside agencies to provide professional police and other public safety services for the G20 Summit. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available