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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/1/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2011-1380 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Pittsburgh City Council does hereby proclaim February 1, 2011 as Dr. Linda Lane Day in Pittsburgh and urges the whole community to share in Dr. Lane's commitment and responsibility to achieve the vision of Excellence for Al and the Pittsburgh Promise and to rededicate ourselves to the work of preparing Pittsburgh's students to be accomplished, lifelong learners.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1381 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Pittsburgh City Council does hereby proclaim February 2011 as Career and Technical Education Month in Pittsburgh and urges all citizens to support the services and benefits offered by the career and technical education programs at Pittsburgh Public Schools and to encourage District students to explore and participate in these programs to enhance their individual work skills and productivity, as well as their life prospects.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1382 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 1, 2011 to be “Patrice King Brown Day” in the City of Pittsburgh, commends Patrice on a distinguished career and wishes her the best of luck in her future endeavors.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1383 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Diocese of Pittsburgh for continuing to have a reputation for academic excellence and instilling spiritual values in your students; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 1, 2011, to be “Catholic Schools Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1370 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all of the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Properties in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 175-A, Lots 26, 27, 28, 28-A, 30, 33, 37, 38, and Block 175-B, Lots 147 and 151 (Council District No.9 - Site Assemblage for Residential Development - 7341, 7339, 7337, 7333, 7315, 7309, 7307 Finance Street and 7535, 7543 Susquehanna Street).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1371 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Mark Monahan for the Sale of Block 23-L, Lot 236, in the 22nd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 6 (1204 Loraine Street - Sideyard)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1372 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Conrad J. Wieloch, Jr. for the Sale of Block 24-B , Lot 330, in the 24th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 1 (1206 Seidle Street - Sideyard)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1373 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Centre Heldman Plaza, LLC, for the sale of Block 11-A, Lots, 123, 124, 125, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 132A, 132B, 133, 134, 135, 137, 138, 138A, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149 (pt), 154, 156, 158, 160, 161, 162, 163, 165, 166, 166A, and 167, in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, 1821, 1823, 1825, 1827, 1829, 1831, 1833, 1824, 1828, 1830, 1832, 1838, 1840, 1842, 1844 Rose Street, 5, 7, 17,19, 21, 25, 27, 31, 35, 37, 41, 43, Heldman Street and includes vacated Rose Street, Clark Way, and Judge Street -- Council District No. 6 (Centre Avenue Corridor - Centre Heldman Plaza Construction).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1374 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 512, effective August 17, 2009, entitled “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 Point Park University and Wood Street Corridor Development project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $3,250,000. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1375 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 513, effective August 17, 2009, entitled “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 Point Park University and Wood Street Corridor Development project” by increasing the amount of the grant to $3,250,000. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1363 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with Langholz Wilson Ellis, Inc. for professional consulting services in connection with real estate tax assessment matters, including, but not limited to, tax assessment appeals filed by property owners and/or the City or other taxing jurisdictions in regard to commercial, industrial and residential real property in the City of Pittsburgh at a cost not to exceed $66,000 (Sixty-Six Thousand Dollars).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1364 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales in accordance with Act No. l7l of l984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through M. A: 3235 Juliet; B: 2205 La Place and 2210 & 2212 Centre; DELETED C & D{C: 2829 & 2831 Centre; D: 2835 Centre}; E: 4916 Cypress; F: 2505 South 18th; G: 830 Woodbourne; H: 1422 Gardner; I: 2112 Lappe; J: 2 Ogden; K: 429 Alice; L: 744 McLain; M: 1517 Fallowfield. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1365 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales, in accordance with Act No.171 of 1984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through D. A: 5120 Dearborn; B: 318 N St. Clair; C: 523 N. Beatty; D: 521 N. Beatty.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1366 1 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. l7l of l984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through D. A: 2121 Federal; DELETED {B: 1812 Rialto}; C: 1906 Shamokin; D: 524 Fairywood.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1367 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. 171 of 1984, entitled, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984; having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh/City Source Associates Sideyard Program. ITEMS A through D. A: 521 Mountain; B: 1804 Baldauf; C: 2420 Pioneer; D: 3411 Reuben.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1368 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, authorizing the sale of properties in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Act No. 171 of 1984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. Items A through E. A: 1810 Leolyn; B: 3322 Gass; C: 1401 Oakdene; D: 2041-43 Wyandotte; E: 5402 Second; F: 640 Lillian; G: 1520 Arlington; H: 1024 Hall; I: 1318 W. North; J: 1386 Paulson; K: 2926 Hartman; L: 2814 Bedford; M: 3269 Bainton; N: 237 Reifert. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1369 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 Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC entitled "Project Area Master Plan" dated January 11, 2011 on property zoned EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District, 4th Ward, Council District No. 6.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1378 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 $4,500 to Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition-Litter Patrol and by adjusting other projects in Council District 5.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1379 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 $4,500 to Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition-Litter Patrol and adjusting other projects in Council District 5 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1376 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the acceptance by the City of Pittsburgh from the Allegheny Land Trust of certain property residing in the Twentieth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh being Block and Lot 6-N-100, addressed as Wabash Street, to become an addition to and extension of Emerald View Park, formerly known as the Grandview Scenic Byway Park. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1377 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One, Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, by amending Chapter 178B: Propel Pittsburgh Commission, Sec. 178B.01, Propel Pittsburgh Commission and Sec. 178B.02, Propel Pittsburgh Commission; Meetings and Chair. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1357 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 26. 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1301 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement or agreements with Maher Duessel for the performance of the City's Financial Statement including Single Audit for the years ending December 31, 2010, December 31, 2011, and December 31, 2012, at a total cost not to exceed Five Hundred Thirty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Dollars ($534,780.00) over three years, chargeable to and payable from the Department of Finance Miscellaneous Services Account, Budget Years 2011, 2012, and 2013.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1325 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 766 of 2009 so as to reflect end of year transfers for bookkeeping purposesAMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-1325 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 766 of 2009 so as to reflect end of year transfers for bookkeeping purposesPassed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2011-1325 3 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 766 of 2009 so as to reflect end of year transfers for bookkeeping purposesAMENDED  Action details Not available
2011-1358 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for January 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1302 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works to accept transfer of an existing Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP")-issued Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit and an existing DEP-issued Submerged Land License, both originally granted to Riverlife Task Force for improvements to the Monongahela Wharf Landing. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1303 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”), to occupy submerged lands of the Commonwealth for a boat dock at mile 0.6 of the Allegheny River (Allegheny Landing) for recreation, fishing, or other trust purposes. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1359 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Relations for January 26, 2011 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1304 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh appropriate funds for an existing professional services agreement with LifeSolutions for professional services in connection with the administration and provision of mental health and counseling services for the City of Pittsburgh's Employee Assistance Program for current employees, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed Two Hundred Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Fifty Dollars ($212,550.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1305 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh appropriate funds for an existing professional services agreement with UPMC Mercy OccuNet for professional services in connection with the administration and evaluation of medical examinations and related tests and procedures for the Civil Service Commission's medical examination program for current and prospective employees for employment and promotion, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($450,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1360 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for January 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2010-0985 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.2 to expand the Agricultural Use Zoning Classification into two categories, and to add additional standards and procedures; and supplementing Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new subsection to permit Urban Agriculture as an accessory use.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2010-0985 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.2 to expand the Agricultural Use Zoning Classification into two categories, and to add additional standards and procedures; and supplementing Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new subsection to permit Urban Agriculture as an accessory use.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2011-1262 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Chapter 911 Section 911.04.A.64 to Park Place School Associates, owner, for authorization to use the existing three-story structure located at 309 South Braddock Ave. as an Elementary School with a maximum of 234 Students on property zoned R2-L, Residential Two-Unit, Low Density District, 14th Ward, Council District No. 9.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1306 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 one hundred thousand ($100,000) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1307 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into an agreement or agreements with members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, for payment of services for duties related to any and all activities of the Zoning Board of the City of Pittsburgh. Cost not to exceed $39,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1351 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with community organization/s to assist the City in the implementation and administration of the Urban Agriculture Education Fund program in various neighborhoods of the City in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1352 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 908, effective December 29, 2010, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2011 Capital Budget and the 2011 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2011 through 2016 Capital Improvement Program," by decreasing "Demolition of Condemned Buildings" line item by $30,000 from $1,980,000 to $1,950,000 and by adding $30,000 to a new project; "Urban Agriculture Education Fund".Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1361 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for January 26, 2011 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1308 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into agreements in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with performers, instructors, artists and persons with specialized skills in connection with the Department's recreational and instructional programs. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1309 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into agreement or agreements, contract or contracts and use of existing agreement or agreements, contract or contracts in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with consultants in connection with the Department's recreational and park related services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1310 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement with the Allegheny County Community College (CCAC) for reimbursement for health and wellness programs for the Senior Community Program via the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging/State Primetime Health Allocation in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for the Department of Parks and Recreation. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1311 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00, chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1312 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education for the purpose of providing meals in connection with the 2011 Summer Food Service Program in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The total cost shall not exceed Seven Hundred Seventy Thousand Dollars ($770,000.00). Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1313 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, St. Catherine of Sienna Parish parking lot located at Broadway Avenue and Belasco Street for a 2011 Farmers' Market. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1314 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Parking Authority for the use of property on 20th and Sidney Streets for the 2011 Farmers' Market. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1315 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the mayor and the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a license agreement with Union Real Estate Company of Pittsburgh for the use of property behind Carrick Shopping Center for the 2011 Farmer's Market.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1316 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, Immaculate Conception School parking lot for a 2011 Farmers' Market. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1362 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for January 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1317 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 $1,000,000 for the Doughboy Square project. (Council District 7)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1318 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 $1,000,000 for the Doughboy Square project. (Council District 7) Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1319 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 $4,000,000 for the Downtown Preservation project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1320 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 $4,000,000 for the Downtown Preservation project. (Council District 6) Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1321 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 $15,000,000 for the Strip District and Produce Terminal Redevelopment project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1322 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 $15,000,000 for the Strip District and Produce Terminal Redevelopment project. (Council District 6) Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1323 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 Manchester Thomas and Betts (Columbus Square) Project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1324 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 Manchester Thomas and Betts (Columbus Square) Project. (Council District 6) Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available