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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/16/2010 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2010-1120 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby thank the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, its partners and its sponsors, including the Colcom Foundation, for putting on the annual celebration of Light Up Night and encourages all Pittsburghers to take part in the festivities; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 19 and 20, 2010, “Light Up Night Weekend” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1121 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes the LeMont continued success and commends Mr. Dunlap for his patience and hard work as he emerged to be one of the area's leading restaurateurs, and for his valued work in the community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, November 16, 2010, to be “Ed Dunlap Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1122 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh Public School's efforts to foster family and community engagement during the festivities for the 17th Annual National Parental Involvement Day.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1123 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, hereby, declare Tuesday, November 16, 2010 to be LIHEAP DAY in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1124 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Olivia Lynne Allison and the students, teachers, parents and administrators of Pittsburgh Brashear High School and Pittsburgh Roosevelt Elementary School for their contributions to Operation Gratitude and all of our Armed Service Men and Women on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1125 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Giovanni Poggi's La Botticella in Rome, Italy, an outpost of The Steeler Nation, and commends Giovanni Poggi for carrying on the great tradition of Pittsburgh hospitality, serving The Steeler Nation with distinction and for keeping the spirit of Pittsburgh alive in Rome, Italy; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby confer upon Giovanni Poggi the title of Ambassador Plenipotentiary of The Steeler Nation and confers upon him all rights and title therein and does hereby declare November 16, 2010 to be “GIOVVANI POGGI DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1126 1 ProclamationNow, Therefore, be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc., Omicron Chapter for its members' passion for humanity and selfless dedication to our communities; and Be It Further Resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim November 12th - 14th, 2010 as the “Alpha Phi Alpha” conference weekend in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1127 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend The Pennsylvania Association of Alpha Chapters for the critical impact it holds on the future of our City of Pittsburgh and for hosting the “PAAC Statewide Conference” event in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1128 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognizes Chester Engineers, Inc. for being a leader in presenting innovative environmental development programs and designs and being committed to the communities they serve; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 15 2010, Chester Engineers, Inc. Day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1129 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Temple Sinai of Pittsburgh for honoring their 50 Jewish War Veterans at a Veteran's Day Service and for the service of these brave men and women protecting the citizens of the United States and our way of life, seeing battle, being in the background supporting those in the field, and caring for those after peace treaties were signed while also living through prejudice lodged against them while in the Service of the United States. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1130 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the efforts of Jamie and Ali McMutrie through Haitian Orphan Rescue to create a safe and nurturing environment for Haitian children to learn, grow and transition into adoptive families; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 16, 2010, “Haitian Orphan Rescue Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1131 1 ProclamationNow, therefore, be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the critical role that the Greenfield Organization has played in the community and commends all the volunteers in Greenfield who have contributed so much time and talent to community efforts and to the betterment of their community, and Be it further resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, November 20, 2010, to be “GREENFIELD DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2010-1111 1 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 Hill District Grocery Store project (a/k/a Centre Heldman Plaza). (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1112 1 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 Hill District Grocery Store project (a/k/a Centre Heldman Plaza). (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1113 1 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 $250,000 for the Children's Museum Allegheny Public Square Park project. (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1114 1 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 $250,000 for the Children's Museum Allegheny Public Square Park project (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1117 1 ResolutionResolution directing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to terminate the subsidization of the water rates of the Pennsylvania American Water Company.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1110 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of City Information Systems, or the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with U.S. Department of Justice to receive the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Technology Program Grant for professional services and the purchase of equipment, hardware, and software in connection with the execution of said grant agreement.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1115 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to renegotiate the co-operation agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority so as to dedicate irrevocably the revenue generated by increased meter rates to the Pittsburgh Comprehensive Municipal Pension Trust Fund (Parking Assets and Pension)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1116 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Controller of the City of Pittsburgh to establish a present value calculation of the future revenue pledged by the City of Pittsburgh to the Pittsburgh Comprehensive Municipal Pension Trust FundRead and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1118 1 ResolutionResolution transferring a total of $60,000 from Law Department salaries to City Clerk miscellaneous services for the purpose of entering into a professional services agreement with outside counsel.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1119 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement/s and/or contract/s with Behrend and Ernsberger, located at 335 5th Ave., Pittsburgh PA, 15222 to provide independent legal services to City Council in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Section 310, at a cost not to exceed Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2010-1107 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-1079 1 ResolutionResolution Designating Banks and Lending Institutions to act as Depositories for the year 2011 in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article III, Depositories.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Not available
2010-1082 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a professional services agreement with a vendor or vendors, for professional services in connection with Phase II of the historical restoration of the Council Chambers, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $25,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-1108 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0909 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and actions, by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-1109 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 9, 2010 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-1080 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to receive grant funding to support the City of Pittsburgh's Urban Design Component of the Comprehensive Plan and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed fifty thousand ($50,000) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-1083 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 368, effective June 4, 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; 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 $800,000, so as to reallocate funds in City Council from “District 2 Public Safety (Beat Cop)” (-1,000) and transfer these funds to “Sheraden United Methodist Church” (+1,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-1084 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 346, effective June 4, 2010, entitled: 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 2009 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 reallocate funds in the City Council from “District 2 Public Safety (Beat Cop)” (-1,000) and transfer these funds to “Sheraden United Methodist Church” (+1,000)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2010-1132 1 Will of CouncilNow, therefore, be it resolved, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby approves the location of the corner of Kirkpatrick Street & Bentley Drive for Prevention Point Pittsburgh to operate a mobile Needle Exchange Program. AdoptedPass Action details Not available