Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/15/2010 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
2010-0617 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate John H. Bingler, Esq. for his stellar and honorable legal career and for his significant and illustrious service and commitment to the City of Pittsburgh and wants to convey its deep appreciation to him and his wife, Marsha, as they prepare to relocate to Maine to be close to children and grandchildren ; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, June 15, 2010 , to be “ JOHN H. BINGLER DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0618 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Jerry Bortman, Jerry Livingston and Robin Cole and the Obediah Cole Foundation for Prostate Cancer for their remarkable dedication to educating the public and promoting early detection of prostate cancer ; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, June 20, 2010, to be “ OBEDIAH COLE FOUNDATION 5K/10K RUN/WALK DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0619 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh congratulates Mr. Lindel Hodge on the honor of being selected to carry the Queen's Baton prior to the Commonwealth Games and commends him for using his talents to train local athletes in the Pittsburgh area.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0620 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes Dr. Jerri Lynn Lippert for her commitment and dedication to educating students and training professionals in the Pittsburgh Public Schools; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares June 11, 2010, “Dr. Jerri Lynn Lippert Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0621 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the 5th grade class of Pittsburgh Vann for successfully completing the school's curriculum, and does hereby wish each student success in their future endeavors as lead by the example set forth by Robert Lee Vann.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0610 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from NDI, Neighborhood Industrial District, to EMI, Educational/Medical Institutional District, certain properties identified as Block No. 7-H, Lots No. 14, 17, 20, and 21, in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, and changing from LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial District, to EMI, Educational/Medical Institutional District, a portion of certain property identified as Block No. 7-D, Lot No. 305 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; 22nd Ward, Council District 6.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0611 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial District, to Urban Neighborhood Commercial District, certain property identified as Block No. 7-H, Lot No. 25 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; 22nd Ward.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0612 1 ResolutionResolution approving a new Institutional Master Plan under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article II, Chapter 905, Section 905.03.D and Article VII, Chapter 922, Section 922.12.G for the Community College of Allegheny County entitled “Allegheny Campus Institutional Master Plan” dated April, 2010 on property currently zoned EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District, 22nd Ward.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0613 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to receive grant funding to support the City of Pittsburgh's Public Art Component of the Comprehensive Plan and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed fifty thousand ($50,000) dollars.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0614 1 OrdinanceOrdinance to add language to Title two, Chapter 201, Section 201.08 of the Pittsburgh City Code that would further regulate the transfer of City funds from one pre-encumbered or encumbered account to any other City account.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0614 1 OrdinanceOrdinance to add language to Title two, Chapter 201, Section 201.08 of the Pittsburgh City Code that would further regulate the transfer of City funds from one pre-encumbered or encumbered account to any other City account.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0615 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, and providing for the design, improvements and/or the purchase of equipment, materials and supplies in connection with the Squirrel Hill Gateway Project and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0616 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 768, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program,” by transferring $100,000 from the Neighborhood Business and Economic Development in the Urban Redevelopment Authority to the Department of Public Works for the Squirrel Hill Gateway Project.Read and referredPass Action details Not available
2010-0430 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Lindsay Baxter as a Member of the Shade Tree Commission, for a term to expire April 20, 2014.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2010-0545 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of John Valentine, 329 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, as a member of the City Planning Commission for a term to expire on February 28, 2012. Mr. Valentine is replacing Mary Lou Simon.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2010-0605 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0591 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 $20,000 to Repair and Maintenance of War Memorials in Council District 1 and by reducing District 1 Projects line item by the same amount.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0593 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the creation of the Monuments and War Memorials Maintenance Trust Fund and for setting conditions for the deposit and expenditure of such funds. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0606 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0592 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Directors of Public Works, City Planning and Parks & Recreation to work in cooperation to prepare an inventory of all monuments and memorials honoring and remembering members of our armed services including location, status of ownership, and detailed condition, with the intention of creating a ten-year maintenance plan to be inserted into the Capital Budget for 2011.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0607 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic for June 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0262 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Zoning Code, Title Nine, Article One, Chapter 902 Section 902.03, Zoning District Maps Nos. 10, 11, and 15 by changing various zoning district classifications in the Stanton Heights neighborhood in accord with Map Pittsburgh: Zoning for your Neighborhood, the city's zoning re-mapping project relative to the city's new Urban Zoning Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0564 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 768, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program,” by adjusting various line-items to reflect additional funding available under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0563 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 768, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled: “Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program,” by adjusting various line-items to reflect a reduction in funding available under the Emergency Shelter Grants program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0590 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 $1,128,888.00 from Grant/Liberty to City Clerk's Office Modernization” by adding $20,000 for the Repair and Maintenance of War Memorials in Council District 1.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0608 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance & Asset Management for Juen 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0529 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Information Systems to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development, to receive $47,043 in funding to support the City's Solar Energy Program in connection with the execution of said grant agreement.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0609 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation. Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0541 2 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Carlotta Burgess for the sale of Block 48-S, Lot 218 in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, 3413 Butler Street--Council District No.7 (sideyard).AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0541 2 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Carlotta Burgess for the sale of Block 48-S, Lot 218 in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, 3413 Butler Street--Council District No.7 (sideyard).Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2010-0542 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire that property in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh owned by Carlotta Burgess and designated as Block 48-S, Lot 212, in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny, under the Industrial Land Reserve Fund (3403 Butler Street - Council District No. 7).AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0542 2I.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire that property in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh owned by Carlotta Burgess and designated as Block 48-S, Lot 212, in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny, under the Industrial Land Reserve Fund (3403 Butler Street - Council District No. 7).Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2010-0622 2 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, Mayor Ravenstahl's proposed lease of parking assets of both the Pittsburgh Parking Authority and the City of Pittsburgh is the most important policy decision for the year 2010, and WHEREAS, Mayor Ravenstahl's proposed lease of parking assets will have a profound impact on future budgets and the entire pension system for the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, and WHEREAS, Pittsburgh City Council has begun a comprehensive independent analysis to provide the public with detailed financial findings on all options; and WHEREAS, the decision to lease, sell, transfer, keep, privatize, or consider other options with these assets will require the most public process possible for the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, the Comprehensive Municipal Pension Trust Fund and the City of Pittsburgh, and WHEREAS, to give the citizens of Pittsburgh the greatest possible input into this process, the members of City Council plan to hold public hearings on the proposed legislation across the City of Pittsburgh, and WHEREAS, the issuance of the Request for ProposalAdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0623 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires that individuals carrying concealed firearms are licensed by their county sheriff to ensure that gun owners are responsible and law-abiding citizens in the Commonwealth; and, WHEREAS, Pennsylvania law prohibits the issuance of licenses to those individuals who have been convicted of a drug or alcohol offense, found to be mentally ill, a fugitive of the law, or deemed to be a risk to the public safety of the citizens of the Commonwealth; and, WHEREAS, presently, even if an individual has been denied a concealed firearms license in Pennsylvania because of one of these disqualifying conditions, he or she can still carry a concealed firearm in Pennsylvania if he or she received a license in another state, regardless of whether or not that state has an official reciprocity agreement with the Pennsylvania Attorney General; and, WHEREAS, as a result, an individual may be denied a license in Pennsylvania for violating the commonwealth's gun, alcohol, or drug laws, fleeing the law, or posing a public safety threat to the community, aAdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0624 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh urges the CRPB to continue to investigate verified complaints filed alleging police misconduct during the G20 Summit. AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Council requests that, if the CPRB is inclined to pursue its comprehensive G20 Report, it consider aligning its discovery with the discovery process in pending or to-be-filed federal or state lawsuits arising from the G20 Summit and/or until the statute of limitations has run for likely claims covered by the Policy in order to best preserve rights of coverage as well as the financial protection afforded by that coverage. AdoptedPass Action details Not available