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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/12/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-1029 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the Jewish National Fund and its Pittsburgh and Western PA office for its tireless efforts on behalf of the sustainability of the State of Israel and commends and congratulates Eva Tansky Blum for her steadfast commitment and dedication to her community and to the State of Israel; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, October 18, 2010, to be “EVA TANSKY BLUM DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1030 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate the Pittsburgh Pirate Baseball Club for preserving and memorializing the accomplishments of the 1960 Pirates; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, October 13, 2010, to be “1960 BEAT 'EM BUCS DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1031 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, commend and express their gratitude, to the 'Game 7 Gang', Herb Soltman, Joe Landolina, Steve Neumeyer, Dan Schultz, George Skornickel, and John Urso, for all they have done, and continue to do, to keep alive one of the greatest traditions in all of sports. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, declare Wednesday, October 13, 2010 to be 'Game 7 Gang' Day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1032 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby wish to recognize the life-saving work of the Freedom House Ambulance Service, the nation's first Paramedic team; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh in conjunction with the Fraternal Association of Professional Paramedics (FAPP) do hereby declare Tuesday, October 12, 2010 to be “Freedom House Ambulance Service Recognition Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1033 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pennsylvania Resources Council, Inc. and the Clean Pittsburgh Commission for teaching and encouraging students to recognize the need to respect their environment; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, October 15 , 2010, to be “Stash the Trash Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1034 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Dialogue Foundation for 10 years of providing an annual opportunity of cultural exchange; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares October 17, 2010, “Friendship Dinner Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1035 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate Eagle Scout Robert Murphy on his recent accomplishment for his outstanding achievement of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, October 11, 2010, to be “Robert Murphy Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1036 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate Eagle Scout Austin Murphy on his recent accomplishment for his outstanding achievement of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, October 11, 2010, to be “Austin Murphy Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1010 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement to enter into a contract with an individual attorney or law firm to provide legal representation as the solicitor of the Commission on Human Relations, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, cost not to exceed $9,000.00.Read and referred  Action details
2010-1024 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to join the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System, pursuant to Act 15 of 1974 Read and referred  Action details
2010-1025 1 ResolutionResolution directing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in an inter-municipal initiative to evaluate options for Regional Municipal Sewer System Management.Read and referred  Action details
2010-1009 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Mariani & Richards, Inc., in the amount of $27,170.67 for the repair of loose and sliding granite coping stones at the Hazlett Theater/Allegheny Regional Library/ Northside Seniors, and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details
2010-1011 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 302, effective May 17, 2010, as entitled, "Providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of HUD for a grant in connection with the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories", so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: "District 8 Equipment" (-$1,853), and transfer these funds to the "Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health" (+$1,000); and to the "Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation-Amachi" (+$500); and to the "Kelley Strayhorn Theater" (+$353).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1012 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 301, effective May 17, 2010, as entitled, "Providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of HUD for a grant in connection with the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories", so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "District 8 Equipment" (-$1,853), and transfer these funds to the "Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health" (+$1,000); and to the "Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation-Amachi" (+$500); and to the Kelley Strayhorn Theater" (+$353).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1013 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 124, effective February 11, 2009, entitled: Providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh and further, authorizing various departments to enter into contract or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving and other related costs the purchase of equipment and/or furniture at a cost not to exceed $972,000.00; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “FLUX-Downtown FLUX” (-$2,500); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center” (-$1,000); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center-Pride Festival” (-$2,500); and from the “People's Oakland” (-$500); and from the “Sprout Fund” (-$5,000); and from the “United Cerebral Palsy” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (+$2,000); and to the “Hill House Association” (+$2,000); and to the “Jewish Association on Aging-Spolan Center”Read and referred  Action details
2010-1014 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 615 effective October 23, 2009, entitled: Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2004 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “FLUX-Downtown FLUX” (-$2,500); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center” (-$1,000); and from the “Gay & Lesbian Community Center-Pride Festival” (-$2,500); and from the “People's Oakland” (-$500); and from the “Sprout Fund” (-$5,000); and from the “United Cerebral Palsy” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (+$2,000); and to the “Hill House AssociatioRead and referred  Action details
2010-1015 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 657, effective November 13, 2009 entitled: The Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, in a form approved by the City Solicitor, with the following various community organizations, for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh and further, authorizing various departments to enter into contract(s) or use existing contract(s) for street paving and other related costs, for the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and installation thereof, at a cost not to exceed $1,000,000.00 chargeable to and payable from the 2005 Community Development Block Grant Program "City Council" so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "Allegheny County Respite Care Coalition" (-$2,500); and from "Kuntu Repertory Theater" (-$500); and transfer these funds to the "Larimer Green" (+$2,000); and to the "Life's Work of Western PA" (+$1Read and referred  Action details
2010-1016 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 612, effective October 28, 2009, entitled: “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities and the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City Departments to enter into contract or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs at a costs not to exceed $948,400.00” so as to reprogram funds from City Council from: “Breachmenders Ministries” (-$2,500); and from the “Center for C.A.R.E.S.” (-$1,000); and from the “Children's Home of Pittsburgh” (-$1,500); and from the “District 8 Equipment” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Links” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Resources” (-$500); and from the “Floreda Joslyn Taylor” (-$1,000); and from the “Homewood Meals on Wheels” (-$1,000); and from the “Kelly Strayhorn Theater” (-$1,000) (-$353.00) ; and from the “Lutheran Read and referred  Action details
2010-1017 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 617, effective October 28, 2009, entitled: “Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2006 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories;” so as to reprogram funds from City Council from: “Breachmenders Ministries” (-$2,500); and from the “Center for C.A.R.E.S.” (-$1,000); and from the “Children's Home of Pittsburgh” (-$1,500); and from the “District 8 Equipment” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Links” (-$1,000); and from the “Family Resources” (-$500); and from the “Floreda Joslyn Taylor” (-$1,000); and from the “Homewood Meals on Wheels” (-$1,000); and from the “Kelly Strayhorn ThRead and referred  Action details
2010-1018 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 231, effective June 4, 2010 entitled: by providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2007 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “South Highland Organization of Proprietors” (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the “Family Links” (+$2,000).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1019 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 230, effective April 24, 2010, entitled: "providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City departments to enter into a contract or contracts or use existing contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs, at a cost not to exceed $800,000.00, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: "South Highland Organization of Proprietors" (-$2,000); and transfer these funds to the "Family Links" (+$2,000).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1020 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 616, effective Nov. 21, 2008, entitled “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities and the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, authorizing various City Departments to enter into contact or contracts or use existing contract or contracts for street paving, the purchase of equipment and/or furniture and other related costs at a costs not to exceed 800,000.00”, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: the “Ellsworth Avenue Business Association” (-$4,000); and from the “Family House” (-$1,000); and from the “First Charities, Inc.” (-$1,000): and from the “Light of Life Ministries” (-$2,000); and from the “Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy” (-$2,500); and from the “Pittsburgh Project” (-$1,000) and from the “District 5 Tree Planting” (-5,200); and transfer these funds to the “Pennsylvania Resource Council” (+1,000); and to the “Rosedale Block Cluster” (+$2,000)Read and referred  Action details
2010-1021 1 ResolutionAmending Resolution No. 369 , effective June 4, 2010_, entitled: Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2008 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: the “District 5 - Tree Planning” (-5,200) and from the “Ellsworth Avenue Business Association” (-$4,000); and from the “Family House” (-$1,000); and from the “First Charities, Inc.” (-$1,000): and from the “Light of Life Ministries” (-$2,000); and from the “Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy” (-$2,500); and from the “Pittsburgh Project” (-$1,000); and transfer these funds to the “ YMCA-Hazelwood Branch (Youth Football)” Read and referred  Action details
2010-1022 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 606, effective August 20, 2010, entitled: "Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2010 Community Development block Grant Program; providing for the executive of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, "so as to transfer funds in City Council from "District 1, Equipment" (-5,000) to "East Northside Action Committee" (+5,000).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1023 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 604, effective August 20, 2010, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from "District 1-Equipment" (-5,000) and transfer these funds to "East Northside Action Committee" (+5,000).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1026 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Operations of the City of Pittsburgh to sell city parking facilities to the Pittsburgh Parking Authority for the sum of $220,000,000 (two hundred and twenty million dollars).Read and referred  Action details
2010-1027 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five - Traffic, Article VII - Parking, Chapter 543 - Parking Meters, Section 543.01 - Parking Meter Zones and Rates, so as to conform metered parking zones, rates and hours of enforcement to those set forth in the sales agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. (Parking Assets)Read and referred  Action details
2010-1028 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Ralph Norman, 281 Oakville Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2011. Mr. Norman is replacing Diana O'Brien-Martini.Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2010-1006 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 6, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0957 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 Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation, $250 and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, $500 in Council District 3 Neighborhood Needs.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0959 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 Downtown Neighborhood Association, $2,500. Total cost of all projects not to exceed $1,000,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1007 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 6, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0953 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719 Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by adding permanent street and sidewalk vending sites for 2010 Licensure Years. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0954 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719 Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by deleting the permanent street and sidewalk vending sites for 2010 Licensure Years. AMENDEDPass Action details
2010-0954 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719 Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by deleting the permanent street and sidewalk vending sites for 2010 Licensure Years. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1008 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 6, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0958 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 funding Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation, $250 and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, $500 in Council District 3 Neighborhood Needs.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-0960 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 Downtown Neighborhood Association, $2,500 in District 6.Passed FinallyPass Action details