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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/27/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-0803 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Adam Brok for his diligent work in promoting awareness and support of hunger, homelessness and poverty issues throughout the state of Pennsylvania; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, August 1, 2010 , to be “ ADAM BROK DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0804 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend James T. Kunz, Jr. for his talents, leadership and pride to the work of Unions and to ensure new members know their craft; and BE FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends James T. Kunz, Jr. for being named “2010 Labor Man of the Year” and does here by declare Tuesday, July 27, 2010 to be James T. Kunz Jr. Day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0805 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes the League of Women Voters for their work promoting active, participatory elections and democracy through local, state and national activities, and does hereby urge all residents of the City of Pittsburgh to pay tribute and respect to the League of Women Voters; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council, in honor of the 90th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters, does hereby proclaim August 26, 2010, to be “League of Women Voters Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0806 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Quantum Theatre for 20 years of creation and innovation in theater performance and for working to create unique partnerships with communities; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 29, 2010, “Quantum Theatre Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0807 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend TAG, Graffiti Busters, the Graffiti Task Force, the United States Postal Service and their many volunteers, collaborators and partners for their contributions to the neighborhood of Carrick and the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0808 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Remember When for its 50 years of business; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, July 30, 2010, to be “Memory Cone Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-0792 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the filing of an application for federal assistance with the U.S. Department of Transportation and/or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $30,000,000 TIGER II Discretionary Grant for the Pittsburgh Eastern Corridor Multi-Modal Improvements project and for a $1,500,000 TIGER II Community Challenge Planning Grant for planning for the Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard. (Council Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0792 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the filing of an application for federal assistance with the U.S. Department of Transportation and/or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $30,000,000 TIGER II Discretionary Grant for the Pittsburgh Eastern Corridor Multi-Modal Improvements project and for a $1,500,000 TIGER II Community Challenge Planning Grant for planning for the Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard. (Council Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0793 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City's agent for administration of a TIGER II Discretionary Grant in the amount of $30,000,000 and a Tiger II Community Challenge Planning Grant in the amount of $1,500,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation and/or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for planning for the Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard. (Council Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0793 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City's agent for administration of a TIGER II Discretionary Grant in the amount of $30,000,000 and a Tiger II Community Challenge Planning Grant in the amount of $1,500,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation and/or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for planning for the Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard. (Council Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0785 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 337-10, effective June 4, 2010, regarding the 2010 CDBG Street Resurfacing Program, by increasing the total by $381,200.00, from $2,318,800.00, to $2,700,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0786 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Sheraton Hotel Station Square in an amount not to exceed twelve thousand one hundred forty eight dollars and forty cents ($12,148.40), for the Citiparks Seniors Program Volunteer Recognition Gala; and providing for the payment thereof. (Presented by Mr. Lavelle)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0787 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the construction of Splash Zones, aquatic playground facilities. Cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0788 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the maintenance of City swimming pools. Cost not to exceed $50,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0789 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a contract or contracts, agreements or agreements, lease or leases, or the use of existing contracts, leases or agreements and other approved expenditures for the payment of supplies, equipment, materials, salaries, rentals, and other services required to provide center services for the HACP Senior Community Program in an amount not to exceed $700,000.00 for the Department of Parks and Recreation.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0790 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the maintenance and enhancement of City recreation and senior centers. Cost not to exceed $50,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0791 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the acceptance by the City of Pittsburgh from Geary Caliguiri for property in the 19th Ward for addition to the Duquesne Heights Greenway; Martin S. Berger for property in the 19th Ward for addition to Mount Washington Park; both for public purposes at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0784 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of $60,000.00 to Alton Lawson and Verdell Dean, Esquire, his attorney, 1609 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in full and final settlement of an action filed at USDC 2:09-cv-1538, and arising from alleged injuries as a result of alleged violation of constitutional rights.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0794 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 $1,476.90 to District 8 Various Projects and adjusting other projects in Council District 8.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0794 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 $1,476.90 to District 8 Various Projects and adjusting other projects in Council District 8.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0795 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 $1,476.90 to District 8 Various Projects and adjusting other projects in Council District 8.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0795 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 $1,476.90 to District 8 Various Projects and adjusting other projects in Council District 8.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0796 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 adjusting various projects and funding Shalane's Play Yard S22,451 in Council District 8 Neighborhood Needs.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0796 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 adjusting various projects and funding Shalane's Play Yard S22,451 in Council District 8 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0797 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 adjusting District 8 projects and funding Dunseith Playground Shalane's Play Yard $22,451 in Council Neighborhood Needs.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0797 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 adjusting District 8 projects and funding Dunseith Playground Shalane's Play Yard $22,451 in Council Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0798 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 231, effective April 19, 2000, 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 projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 8; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by adding $14,902.04 to District 8 Community Initiatives and by reducing various other projects in Council District 8. Total cost of all projects not to exceed $1,000,000.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0798 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 231, effective April 19, 2000, 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 projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 8; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by adding $14,902.04 to District 8 Community Initiatives and by reducing various other projects in Council District 8. Total cost of all projects not to exceed $1,000,000.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0799 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 $14,902.04 to District 8 Community Initiatives and by adjusting various other projects in Council District 8. Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2010-0799 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 $14,902.04 to District 8 Community Initiatives and by adjusting various other projects in Council District 8. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-0800 1 PetitionPetition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a public hearing before City Council on Bill No. 2010-0711 As Amended, regarding the Citizen Police Review Board.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0638 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the reappointment of Richard Carrington, 321 Michigan Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2011.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0639 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the reappointment of Deborah Walker, 856 Lillian Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2013.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0640 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Diana O'Brien Martini, 2389 Rose Garden Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2011.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0641 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Donna Kramer as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2011.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0642 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Leshonda Roberts, 2927 Sacramento Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15204, as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2013.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0643 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Eugene Downing, Jr., 5120 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2013.Held in CouncilPass Action details Not available
2010-0779 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 21, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0168 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four - Public Places and Property, by adding a new Article XIV- Public Buildings, Chapter 490 - Energy Sustainability.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0596 2 OrdinanceOrdinance, entitled, "The Neighborhood First Capital Budget Reform Act" amending the Pittsburgh City Code to bring the City of Pittsburgh into compliance with the recommendations of the amended Act 47 Financial Recover Plan relating to the Capital Budget, pursuant to Ordinance No. 16 of 2009, enacted by City Council on June 30, 2009, adopting the amended Act 47 Financial Recovery Plan for the City of Pittsburgh dated May 21, 2009.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0716 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to accept on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh a grant from the Fund for Cities of Service, Inc. in the amount of $200,000 to fund a Chief Service Officer who will develop and implement a citywide plan to increase volunteerism and target volunteers to address the City of Pittsburgh's greatest needs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0717 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement with the School District of Pittsburgh and Franklin Street Development, LLC (“Franklin”), to assign, transfer, sell and convey to Franklin City and School District tax liens on a parcel of real property located in the 21st Ward of the City of Pittsburgh at 1836 Oxline Street. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0780 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for July 21, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0107 4 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title Six: Conduct, Article VIII: Privacy Policy for Public Security Camera Systems, by adding Chapter 652: Police Recording Devices.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0107 4 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title Six: Conduct, Article VIII: Privacy Policy for Public Security Camera Systems, by adding Chapter 652: Police Recording Devices.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2010-0108 3 ResolutionResolution supporting the Bureau of Police's progress in attaining PLEAC accreditation and requesting quarterly updates until said accreditation is achieved.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0109 3 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title I, Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 160, Investigations of Police Conduct, by adding Section 160.02, Applicable Incidents Requiring Paid Administrative Leave.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0711 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six: Conduct, Article VI: Citizen Police Review Board.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0781 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for July 21, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0718 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Sharp Edge Bistro, 922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15222 their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, two (2) business identification signs at 922 Penn Avenue in the 2nd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0719 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto North Shore Hospitality Associates, L.P., 2801 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a directional projecting sign at 574 W. General Robinson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 in the 22nd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0720 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Maurice Street in the 4th Ward, 6th Council District, of the City of Pittsburgh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0782 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 21, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0567 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Sections 1003.01 and 1003.04 of Chapter 1003, Title X, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Pittsburgh of the existing stormwater management requirements to provide more protective stormwater volume reduction standards and Low Impact Development (LID) strategies for planning and construction of Publicly Funded Development and Publicly Funded Redevelopment projects.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0721 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor or the Director of City Planning, to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development to receive $75,000.00 in Grant funding for a TRID Planning Study in the neighborhood of East Liberty. Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or Contract or Contracts, or for use of existing Agreements or Contracts, with a Consultant or Consultants, or Vendor or Vendors, for the purpose of preparing “East Liberty TRID Planning Study” and related activities in support of such plan, at a cost not to exceed $75,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0722 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor or the Director of City Planning, to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development to receive $150,000.00 in Grant funding, for the receipt of $22,700.00 local match funding from the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation, and for the receipt of $25,000.00 local match funding from the Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development for SMART TRID Planning Studies for the areas of South Hills Junction and the neighborhood of Beechview. Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or Contract or Contracts, or for use of existing Agreements or Contracts, with a Consultant or Consultants, or Vendor or Vendors, for the purpose of preparing "SMART TRID Planning Studies" and related activities in support of such plan, at a cost not to exceed $197,700.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0730 2 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 $1,000,000 from the Neighborhood Business and Economic Development in the Urban Redevelopment Authority to the Department of Public Works for improvement in four business districts: East Ohio Street, Perrysville Avenue, California Avenue and Lowrie Street.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0783 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for July 21, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation. Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0723 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0724 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-0809 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby submits the following Council nominations to the Mayor for selection and appointment: 1. Donna Kramer 2. Debra Whitfield 3. Richard Carrington 4. Dr. Mary Jo Guercio 5. Marsha Hinton 6. Deborah Walker 7. Brett Caloia 8. John S. Detwiler 9. Reverend Dr. Eugene DowningAdoptedPass Action details Not available