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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/23/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-0251 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Nicky's Grant Street, Mrs. G and Nicky Geanopulos for successfully reaching twenty five years in business in the same location and serving as a popular meeting place for breakfast and lunch for Pittsburghers in downtown Pittsburgh. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 16, 2010, to be “ NICKY'S GRANT STREET DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-0252 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes the 82nd birthday of Fred Rodgers and thanks the United Way and Family Communications, Inc. for working to promote and extend his legacy of being a good neighbor; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares March 19, 2010, “'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details
2010-0253 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend St. Rosalia's CYM Basketball Team on a great season and a job well done; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, March 21, 2010, to be “St. Rosalia's CYM Basketball Team Day” here in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-0255 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh 1. honors the Clean Air Act by declaring, March 23, 2010, as Clean Air Act Day in the City of Pittsburgh; and 2. applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for listening to health professionals and scientists and proposing new smog limits that will protect our health and environment; and 3. recognizes the urgency of supporting the integrity of the Clean Air Act and believes that the City of Pittsburgh has a part to play in this endeavor; and 4. encourages the U.S. Congress, and Pennsylvania's Senators Arlen Specter and Robert Casey in particular, to keep intact the Clean Air Act and to ensure that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) retains the authority to regulate global warming pollution from all sources, including existing power plants and new coal plants, and that coal plants meet smokestack-specific, plant-by-plant standards for global warming pollution. AdoptedPass Action details
2010-0250 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V- Traffic, Article I, Administrative, Chapter 503, Enforcement and Control, prohibiting the non-emergency use of compression brakes at a new section at 503.15Read and referred  Action details
2010-0246 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts for the purchase of fire nozzles and other firefighting equipment for the Fire Bureau at a cost not to exceed Two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details
2010-0247 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts for the purchase of protective clothing and other related equipment for the Fire Bureau at a cost not to exceed Two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details
2010-0248 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at various places in Title Five: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, so as to increase the fines for illegal parking.Read and referred  Action details
2010-0249 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code Title Five: Traffic, Article III: Towing, Section 521.01: Vehicle Immobilization, Removal and Impoundment.Read and referred  Action details
2010-0241 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for March 17, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0207 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to issue and the City Controller to countersign a warrant in the amount of Seventy-two Thousand, One Hundred and Ninety-five Dollars and Seven Cents ($72,195.07) to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania representing payment required for unclaimed funds for the year 2004, pursuant to the provisions of Deposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Act, Act of August 9, 1971 P.L. 74.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0208 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a Twenty-Three Thousand Eight Hundred Thirty-Nine Dollar and Thirty-Three Cent ($23,839.33) warrant in favor of TBE, Inc. d/b/a Sonitrol Security Systems c/o Shawn T. Flaherty, Esquire, Flaherty Fardo, LLC, 5541 Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, in settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania at GD 09-015612 for damages arising from a contract entered into between the City and TBE, Inc. for installation of certain goods and materials on or about May 3, 2006.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0242 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for March 17, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0209 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 12, effective February 2, 2001, entitled, “Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Director, Department of Public Safety in the amount of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) for the purpose of establishing an imprest fund for the Bureau of Police, Department of Public Safety” by including additional language to include or Witness Protection on the endorsement. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0243 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 17, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0215 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719, Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by amending permanent street and sidewalk vending sites.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0244 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for March 17, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2009-2038 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Chapter 914, Parking and Loading Access, to provide for and to incentivize bicycle parking. (PUBLIC HEARING HELD MARCH 9, 2010)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0245 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for March 17, 2010 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0212 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and S & A Homes, or an entity to be formed, for the sale of Block 50-K, Lot 166 and Block 50-F, Lot 35 in the 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 - 5012 Broad Street and 5021 Kincaid Street.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0213 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all of the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 11-E, Lot 259 (Council District No. 6 - Site Assemblage for Residential Development - 228 Dinwiddie Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0214 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire that property in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh owned by John M. and Betty Wallace and designated as Block 174-N, Lots 190 and 192, in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny, under the Residential Land Reserve Fund (536 and 540 North Homewood Avenue - Council District No. 9).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0254 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh urges Allegheny County Council Members to vote in favor of the prevailing wage legislation which will make sure taxpayer money supports fair wages.AdoptedPass Action details