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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/25/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2011-2227 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Joe Kaminski for faithfully promoting the Polish culture, history and traditions to the American people, and strengthening friendships between Americans and Poles; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 25, 2011, to be “Joe Kaminski Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2228 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. Val Pawlos for the community service he provides to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh and to the members of the PNA and most of all for his loyalty to the Polish community and commitment to its heritage; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 25, 2011, to be “Val Pawlos Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2229 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Polish community for their contributions to the City of Pittsburgh and for the work they do in preserving the heritage of the Polish community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 25, 2011, to be “Polish Heritage Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2230 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh on its 100th year of service to Pittsburgh, wishing the association many more years of service to the city.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2231 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh congratulates Principal Sandra Och, Carmalt teachers, and students for being a part of a program that embraces the unique and diverse cultures of our City neighborhoods; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council declares October 25, 2011 to be Pittsburgh Carmalt Science & Tech Academy Day in the City of Pittsburgh AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2232 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Lights on Afterschool and Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time for their work to create and publicize high-quality afterschool programming; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the October 25th, 2011 “Lights on Afterschool Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2233 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize ZOA Pittsburgh and Mayor Masloff, County Executive Roddey, Janice Greenwald, and Lawrence Paper for their leadership and contributions to the community; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the October 25th, 2011 “Zionist Organization of America Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2219 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a professional services agreement or agreements for the annual maintenance and support of software necessary for the processing and administration of Personnel and Civil Service applications for employment and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $12,218.75.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2224 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 $500 to the “South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association” and $6,500 to the “Poise Foundation-Hope Fund” and by reducing various Neighborhood Needs projects in Council Districts 3 and 9.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2225 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 $500 to the “South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association” and $6,500 to the “Poise Foundation-Hope Fund” and by reducing various Neighborhood Needs projects in Council Districts 3 and 9. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2226 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Clerk, Director of City Planning and the Director of Finance, on behalf of City Council, to enter into agreement/agreements and/or contract or contracts with the County of Allegheny, the School District of Pittsburgh and the School District Reapportionment Commission for School Districts of the First Class A for the purpose of a joint purchasing agreement with the ESRI Corporation and/or the Caliper Corporation for software and technical assistance related to redistricting. Cost not to exceed forty thousand dollars ($40,000).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2220 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.768, effective, January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program," by transferring $26,560.25 CITY funds from the "Bridge Repairs" line item and creating the "Greenfield Bridge" line item ($424,964 FHWA/$79,680.75 SHW/$26,560.25 CITY). Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2011-2220 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.768, effective, January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program," by transferring $26,560.25 CITY funds from the "Bridge Repairs" line item and creating the "Greenfield Bridge" line item ($424,964 FHWA/$79,680.75 SHW/$26,560.25 CITY). Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2221 1 ResolutionResolution providing for providing for an Agreement or Agreements or the use of existing Agreements, with a Consultant or Consultants, for the design of the rehabilitation or replacement of the Greenfield Bridge; providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $531,205.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2011-2221 1 ResolutionResolution providing for providing for an Agreement or Agreements or the use of existing Agreements, with a Consultant or Consultants, for the design of the rehabilitation or replacement of the Greenfield Bridge; providing for a Reimbursement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $531,205.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2218 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the transfer of One Million Two Hundred Thousand ($1,200,000) Dollars from the debt service (interest expense- bonds) account in Non-Departmental Debt Service to the supplies (fuel) account within Non-Departmental Citywide. This transfer is necessary to prevent any service interruptions to the City's fueling stations for the motor vehicle fleet. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2222 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two Fiscal, Article IX Property Taxes, Chapter 267, Exemptions for Industrial and Commercial Improvements, Section 267.03 Exemption Schedule, by adding a new section (e) Local Economic Stimulus, to adopt a new exemption schedule for all applications filed for projects with a building permit that is issued during the period of January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012 as to which a building permit has been issued reflecting a cost in excess of one million dollars ($1,000,000) for the improvements or construction.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2223 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 deleting the line item entitled “Community Based Organizations” $500,000 and adding that amount to the ACCBO board-approved organizations as follows: Amani Christian CDC - ACCBO $9,872.40; Bloomfield-Garfield Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30; Brightwood Civic Group - ACCBO $28,206.87; Building United of Southwestern PA - ACCBO, $22,565.49; Central Northside Neighborhood Council - ACCBO $42,310.30; Community Alliance Spring Garden East Deutschtown - ACCBO $16,500.00; East Liberty Development - ACCBO $45,000.00; Fineview Citizens Council - ACCBO $28,206.87; Hazelwood Initiative - ACCBO $25,386.18; Hilltop Alliance - ACCBO $19,744.81; Kingsley Association - ACCBO $22,000.00; Lawrenceville Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30; Lawrenceville United - ACCBO $42,310.30; Manchester Citizens Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30, Mt. Washington CDC - ACCBO $42,310.30; Neighbors in Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2011-2223 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 deleting the line item entitled “Community Based Organizations” $500,000 and adding that amount to the ACCBO board-approved organizations as follows: Amani Christian CDC - ACCBO $9,872.40; Bloomfield-Garfield Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30; Brightwood Civic Group - ACCBO $28,206.87; Building United of Southwestern PA - ACCBO, $22,565.49; Central Northside Neighborhood Council - ACCBO $42,310.30; Community Alliance Spring Garden East Deutschtown - ACCBO $16,500.00; East Liberty Development - ACCBO $45,000.00; Fineview Citizens Council - ACCBO $28,206.87; Hazelwood Initiative - ACCBO $25,386.18; Hilltop Alliance - ACCBO $19,744.81; Kingsley Association - ACCBO $22,000.00; Lawrenceville Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30; Lawrenceville United - ACCBO $42,310.30; Manchester Citizens Corp. - ACCBO $42,310.30, Mt. Washington CDC - ACCBO $42,310.30; Neighbors in Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2215 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 18, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2063 1 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property. ITEM A. A: Belonda.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2163 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements to engage W. Christopher Conrad, Esquire, 300 Washington Road, Suite 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 for expert consulting services with anticipated or pending litigation, at a cost not to exceed $10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Dollars and No Cents).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2164 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 thru F: A: 3157 Griffith; B: 938 Oranmore; C: 605 Warrington; D: 618 Freeland; E: 231, 233, 235 & 237 Corliss; F: 341 & 347 Corliss.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2165 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 H. A: 5459 Kincaid; B: 7210 Kedron; C: 6 Alexis; D: 731 Montclair; E: 1912 Shamokin; F: Marcus; G: 524 Fairywood; H: 408 Jucunda.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2166 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 and B. A: 2131 Vodeli; B: 1401 Oakdene.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2167 1 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property. ITEM A. A: Musgrave.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2168 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 K. A: 3310 Camp; B: 905 Bryn Mawr; C: 900 Anaheim; D: 5547 Columbo; E: 5503 Margaretta; F: 610 N. St. Clair; G: 3646 California; H: 3236 Woods Run; I: 3234 McClure; J: 186 Lecky; K: 188 Lecky.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2169 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 and B. A: 2225, 2229, 2233, 2237, 2239, 2241, 2243 & 2247 Webster and 9, 19, 17, 21 & 23 Bloomer; B: 2257, 2295, 2297 & 2301 Webster.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2170 2 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: 7212 Kelly; B: 342 Shaler; DELETED [C: 150 New York]; DELETED [D: 106 Wabash]; E: 2739 Merwyn; DELETED [F: 1300 Goettman]; G: 2111 & 2113 Perrysville; H: 2605-09 Perrysville; DELETED [I: 1233 Termon]; J: 9 Musgrave; DELETED [K: 108 Wabash]; L: 3800 Howley; M: 1316 & 1318 W. North. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2175 2 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 229 effective April 19, 2000, 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; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof," by adding $3,000 to "Greenfield Organization Gateway Project at the Intersection of Beechwood Blvd. at the Greenfield Bridge" and by adjusting various other projects in Council District 5. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $1,000,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2201 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Finance to enter into a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act(ARRA) grant in the amount of $500,000 that will be used to purchase natural gas powered refuse trucks.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-2201 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Finance to enter into a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act(ARRA) grant in the amount of $500,000 that will be used to purchase natural gas powered refuse trucks.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2011-2216 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 25, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2171 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto East Liberty Development, Inc., 6101 Penn Avenue, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a retrofitted green roof bus shelter located on the sidewalk area at 5935 Penn Avenue in the 11th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2172 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Glenhurst Road between Beechland Street and its terminus in the 31st , Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2217 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 18, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1967 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Pittsburgh City Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Section 922.01, General Requirements for All Procedures, to allow for elimination of Zoning fees for businesses which cater to the public and wish to eliminate one step from their entrances to make them accessible to the physically disabled and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2173 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor or the Director of City Planning, to apply for and enter into an Agreement with the Department of Transportation in the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) III competitive grant program. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2176 2 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 $3,000 to "Greenfield Organization Gateway Project at the Intersection of Beechwood Blvd. at the Greenfield Bridge " and by adjusting various other projects in Council District 5 Neighborhood Needs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2234 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby support House Bill 1580 and a strong, innovative solar energy market for the state of Pennsylvania.AdoptedPass Action details Not available