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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/15/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2011-1532 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Pittsburgh City Council does hereby honor Melissa Murphy for her outstanding professional and personal achievements and her commitment to the community BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 15, 2011, Melissa Murphy Day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1533 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Panzi Hospital Foundation USA and the Pittsburgh Human Rights Network for their work to bring awareness to the human rights abuses taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 18, 2011 to be “Help Healing in Congo Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1534 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate The First Tee of Pittsburgh for ten years of programmatic success and for promoting positive values for youth through their Junior Golf Weekend; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare April 29 - May 1, 2011 to be “THE FIRST TEE OF PITTSBURGH JUNIOR GOLF WEEKEND” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1535 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim March 14-20, 2011 as Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1536 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the Master Builders Association of Western Pennsylvania for 125 years of service to the construction trades and unions industries of Western Pennsylvania, always delivering a quality product we can all be proud to say it was made in America; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council hereby declares Saturday, March 19, 2011 to be “Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1537 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the work of the fifteen honorees and congratulates The Pittsburgh Business Times for its vision and commitment to honor them at an event at the Westin Convention Center Hotel on March 16, 2011; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, March 16, 2011, to be “WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1538 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Saint Brigid Court Foundation and Commander Catherine Vallone McNeilly for continuing the spirit of the "Fighting Irish" by showing exemplary courage in the face of adversity. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 15, 2011, to be “Commander McNeilly Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-1531 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 908, effective January 1, 2011 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 reducing various 2011 Community Development Block Grant budgeted line items.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1525 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 147, effective March 8, 2011, entitled “Resolution providing for the designation and transfer of certain public properties within the Morningside and Stanton Heights neighborhoods to become permanent, public, passive open space under the Greenways for Pittsburgh program” to officially name the project “ALLEGHENY RIVER GREENWAY.”Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1524 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement with Garfield Heights, LLC ("GHLLC") to maintain a planting median strip on Fern Circle stretching from the intersection of Fern Circle and Fern Street to the south and Fern Circle and Schenley Avenue to the north.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1523 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation and transfer of certain public properties within the South Oakland neighborhood to become permanent, public, passive open space under the Greenways for Pittsburgh program.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1526 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 96, effective February 21, 2011, 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 "Windgap-Chartiers Athletic Assoc." (- $5,926.00); and District 1 Equipment (- $5,000.00) (-$2,000.00), and Contact Pittsburgh (-$1,000.00) and District 5 Tree Planting (-$5,064.00) and Greenfield Organization Anti Drug Initiative (-$2,000.00) and Steel Valley Authority (-$2,000.00) and transfer these funds to the "Universal St. Academy Community Development" (+ $5,926.00) and to Providence Connections (+ $5,000.00) and to New Hope for NeiRead and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1527 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 97 , effective February 21, 2011, 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 "Windgap-Chartiers Athletic Assoc." (- $5,926.00); and District 1 Equipment (- $5,000.00) (-$2,000.00), and Contact Pittsburgh (-$1,000.00) and District 5 Tree Planting (-$5,064.00) and Greenfield Organization Anti Drug Initiative (-$2,000.00) and Steel Valley Authority (-$2,000.00) and transfer these funds to the "Universal St. Academy Community Development" (+ $5,926.00) and to Providence ConnecRead and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1528 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 98, effective February 21, 2011 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 “Windgap-Chartiers Athletic Assoc.” (- $824.00) and transfer these funds to “Universal Street Academy Community Development” (+ $824.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1529 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 99, effective February 21, 2011, 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 "Windgap Chartiers Athletic Assoc." (- $824.00); and transfer these funds to the "Universal St. Academy Community Development" (+ $824.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1530 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 908, effective January 1, 2011 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 adding $10,000 to Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, $1,000 to Riverlife Task Force and $5,000 to East Allegheny Community Council and by deleting $5,000 from East Northside Action Committee and by reducing District 1 Equipment by $25,888 in Council District One Community Development Block Grant Unspecified Local Option (ULO) projects and by adding and amending additional projects from Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-1519 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for March 9, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1410 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $3,500.00 warrant in favor of Chiacheng Lin, of 246 McKee Place, Apt. 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, in settlement of a claim for property damage to a vehicle from an accident with a City Public Works snow plow, on February 12, 2010.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1411 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $3,342.81 warrant in favor of John T. Fallock, of 115 Boro Vu Drive, Northhampton, PA 18067, in settlement of a claim for improper sale of his vehicle from the City's tow pound in the October 2009 vehicle auction.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1474 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Bondholder Communications Group in the amount not to exceed twenty four thousand nine hundred and twenty six dollars and forty nine cents provided to the Department of Finance.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1475 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a quit-claim deed to the Board of Public Education of the School District of the City of Pittsburgh for and in consideration of the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for the purpose of extinguishing the City's right of reversion in a parcel of real property located in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh which is part of Block and Lot 9-R-194.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1520 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for March 9, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1476 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into an agreement or agreements with Dr. John Stepusin D/B/A Affordable Care Veterinary clinic for professional services in connection with providing sodium pentobarbital, syringes, and hypodermic needles for the euthanasia of domestic animals wildlife and providing for the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $144,000.00, calculated at the rate of $36,000.00 per year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1521 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 9, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1417 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department Public Works to enter into an Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, for Winter Traffic Services, Five year agreement, for the period beginning October 15, 2011, and ending April 30, 2016.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1522 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for March 9, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1263 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structures known as the Nunnery Hill Inclined Plane Retaining Wall located on the northerly side of Henderson Street in the public right-of-way; and the former Nunnery Hill Inclined Plane Base Station, block and lot number 23-G-307, in the 25th Ward, City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available