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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/1/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2011-2246 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Federation of War Veterans Societies, Incorporated for their continued dedication and hard work in making each year's Veteran's Day parade a success; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 11, 2011, to be “FEDERATION OF WAR VETERANS' SOCIETIES, INCORPORATED DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2247 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Jack Bogut for his career in service to the Pittsburgh region; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 1, 2011 to be “Jack Bogut Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2248 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the tenth anniversary of the Sprout Fund, and their commitment to the development and enrichment of the region through innovation and citizen engagement; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 1, 2011 “Sprout Fund Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2249 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize that the good health and well-being of the residents of Pittsburgh are enhanced as a direct result of increased awareness about pancreatic cancer and research in early detection, causes and treatments; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 2011, to be “PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2250 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh celebrates the 63,000 women business owners in the Pittsburgh region and recognizes the importance of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Pittsburgh Chapter; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, November 4, 2011, to be “NAWBO DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2251 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh congratulates Pittsburgh CAPA and the Children's Museum for creating a unique, positive, and community building partnership in our city and schools; and AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2252 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby endorse the Power of 32 Vision for a Thriving Future by 2025, and vows to continue to work in coalition with our partners across the region to achieve the vision; and be it FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim a job well done and an indelible mark made by the Power of 32 on our region.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2253 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Jan Moreland for the beautification project of Venture Street as an excellent example for citizens across District 1, and does hereby declare Tuesday, November 1, 2011, to be “Jan Moreland Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2254 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Rosamond C. Kay Jr. Family for their commitment to remain as a pillar in the community, and more importantly as a indispensable force within the City of Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does herby proclaim Sunday, November 6, 2011 as the "Annual Rosamond C. Kay Jr. Dinner" day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2255 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Monumental Baptist Church for its commitment to remain as a pillar for the community, and more importantly as a staple in the City of Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does herby proclaim Saturday, November 5, 2011 as the "Monumental Baptist Church" day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2256 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Pittsburgh City Council celebrates Mrs. Amman's 100th Birthday by declaring November 21, 2011 to be Madeline Suzanne Amman Day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2257 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Allderdice Alumni Association for annually recognizing accomplished alumni and further congratulates the inductees on lifetime achievements and dedication to Allderdice High School; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, November 3, 2011, to be “ALLDERDICE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2241 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Leath Way in the 14th, Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Public Hearing Held December 5, 2011))Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2244 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six Conduct, Article I Regulated Rights and Actions, Chapter 619, Refuse Collection and Recycling, Section 619.18; Refuse Collection Times in Residential Zones.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2245 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code Title Two-Fiscal, Article I-Administration by adding Chapter 202-Debt Management Policy to ensure responsible issuance and management of City debt.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2239 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Controller to transfer the sum of $237,000 from the Confiscated Narcotics Proceeds Trust Fund to the Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase of four specialty vehicles for the Bureau of Police. Funds will be transferred from organization code: 230000, fund: 2416, account: 543000, sub: 600, budget year: 2011, Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Police.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2240 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Public Safety and the Chief of Police to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2011 Justice Assistance Grant Program, and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreement(s),or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said Grant Agreement. Said agreement(s) or contract(w) shall not exceed $231,698.00; account 600000, fund 2445, organization code 230000, subcode 600, budget year 2011, Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Police.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2177 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting the appointments by City Council Members to the City Council Re-apportionment Committee. District 1 Barbara Burns District 2 Gabe Mazefsky District 3 Ken Wolfe District 4 Ashleigh Deemer District 5 Kevin Acklin District 6 Daniel Wood District 7 Jon Pushinsky District 8 Matt Merriman-Preston District 9 Marita Bradley Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2202 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution authorizing the appointment of the following individuals to the newly constituted Propel Pittsburgh Commission for terms expiring on August 31, 2014. Ximena Marinero of 316 S Highland Ave Maya Wilkerson of 922 Chislett St ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2011-2235 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2134 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Jon B. Tucker, M.D. c/o Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 1082 Bower Hill Road, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15243, in an amount not to exceed Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($2,600.00) for professional services rendered in connection with the William H. Burgess v. City of Pittsburgh litigation filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania, GD 08-002999. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2236 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2143 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of Public Safety and City Planning to enter into an agreement or agreements or contract or contracts with Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania Industries Inc. and One Vision, One Life Inc. for the purpose of designing and implementing the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime, at a cost not to exceed $200,000. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2237 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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). Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2238 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 26, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2223 2 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 AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-2223 2 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 Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available