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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/26/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2010-1067 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and thank the staff, donors, authors and listeners who have supported the Gist Street Reading Series for 10 years and have created a strong literary community in the City of Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares October 26, 2010, “Gist Street Reading Series Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1068 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the work done by the Women's Center and Shelter and urge all citizens to actively participate in activities and programs to work toward improving victim safety holding perpetrators of domestic abuse accountable for their actions against individuals and our society as a whole; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of October, 2010, to be “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1069 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Ward Home for being Allegheny County's premier provider of programs to empower underserved youth to succeed independently; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 26, 2010 , to be “ WARD HOME DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1070 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes the work of the hospital and the community leaders who, over the last 20 years, made the Northside Partnership grow and prosper for both Allegheny General Hospital and all the citizens of the North Side Communities.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1071 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, congratulate and commend the Polish Falcons of America, Nest 118 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for serving so many over the past 100 years and does, hereby, bid them Czolem as they enter into their next 100 years. THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares Sunday, October 24 to be Polish Falcons of America, Nest 118 Day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1072 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the PA Breast Cancer Coalition and all of its efforts to find a cure for breast cancer; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 26, 2010, to be “Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2010-1065 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Christine Mazza as a member to the Ethics Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire August 1, 2013.Referred for InterviewPass Action details
2010-1066 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of Richard Talarico, 5547 Fair Oaks Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, as a member to the Ethics Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire August 1, 2013.Held, Pending InterviewPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1060 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 20, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1026 3 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).AMENDEDPass Action details
2010-1026 3 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).Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details
2010-1027 3 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)AMENDEDPass Action details
2010-1027 3 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)Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details
2010-1061 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 20, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2010-0868 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Mifflinridge Road at Elwell Street in the 31st Ward, 5th Council District of the City of PittsburghPassed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1062 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 20, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1063 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 20, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).AMENDEDPass 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).Passed Finally, As AmendedPass 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 ThAMENDEDPass Action details
2010-1017 2 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 ThPassed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details
2010-0987 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 363, effective May 26, 2003, entitled "Resolution providing for funding for matching grants with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to enter into Agreement or Agreements, or contract, or use existing Agreement(s) or contract(s) with consultant, vendors and/or contractors for the purpose of analyzing and managing the natural systems of the City's Parks and open spaces of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $300,000.00.," by reprogramming a portion of funds for multimodal transportation system planning relative to the City's Parks and open spaces. Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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”Passed FinallyPass 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 AssociatioPassed FinallyPass 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" (+$1Passed FinallyPass 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 Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)” Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2010-1064 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 20 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation. Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details