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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/13/2011 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2011-2369 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate Squirrel Hill native Lenora Greene as she celebrates her 100th birthday and praises Lenora for her continued kindness, acceptance of others and resilience; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare January 14, 2012 to be “LENORA GREENE DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2370 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the 100th anniversary of The University School; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 13, 2011 to be “The University School Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2371 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Pittsburgh City Council declares Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 to be Helen Baney Day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2372 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Illeana Douglas for her prolific career as an actress, director, screenwriter and producer and congratulates her for her promotion of the performing arts and the City of Pittsburgh through her work. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 13, 2011, to be “ILLEANA DOUGLAS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2373 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Mrs. Charlotte Lawson's contributions to the community of Pittsburgh, and congratulates her recognition as the eldest member of the Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2011-2368 1 ResolutionResolution adopting official sewage facilities plan for the University of Pittsburgh - Salk Hall Addition at 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2367 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Shawn K. Thor, 832 Parkview Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15215, his successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at his own cost and expense, five stoops for five single family townhouses at 458-472 Fisk Street in the 9th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2359 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article VII, Business Related Taxes, Chapter 245, Earned Income Tax, by fixing the rate of interest on certain delinquent Earned Income Tax for [2011] 2012.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2360 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article VII, Business Related Taxes, Chapter 246, Home Rule Tax, by fixing the rate of interest on certain delinquent Earned Income and Home Rule Taxes for [2011] 2012.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2361 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Fitch Ratings in an amount not to exceed seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00), for the Pittsburgh (PA) GO Bonds Series 2010 rating fee; and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2362 1 ResolutionResolution designating Banks and Lending Institutions to act as Depositories for the year 2012 in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article III, Depositories.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2363 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the acceptance by the City of Pittsburgh from the Board of Education of the School District of Pittsburgh of certain property on Fineview Avenue, parcel 23-C-246 in the 25th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public recreation purposes.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2364 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 C: A19 Lafferty:; B: 6953 Lemington; C: 2907 Stafford. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2365 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. ITEM A. A: 1327 Warner. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2366 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 D. A: 2297 Centre; B: 1688 Broadhead; C: 1300 Goettman; D: 1921 N. Charles. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2011-2355 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 7, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2204 4 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One, Administrative; Article XI, Personnel; by creating Chapter 196, Limitations on Use of Franking and adding language to regulate and limit the use of franking in City government.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2222 3 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2245 3 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2290 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a Eighty-Seven Thousand Five-Hundred Dollar ($87,500.00) warrant in favor of Costa Soutemenides, c/o David M. Landay, Esquire, The Grant Building, Suite 1420, 310 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania at GD 07-026833 for personal injuries and damages arising from a vehicular accident on or about July 13, 2007, at or near the public highway or thoroughfare known as 32nd Street, in the City of Pittsburgh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2295 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Adding Section 263.03, Special Library Tax Levy and Rate on Lands and Buildings, fixing the rate of taxation effective as of January 1, 2012.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2303 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a Warrant in the sum of $7,500.00 in favor of Etta Calvert and Raizman, Frischman & Matzus, P.C., c/o Raizman, Frischman & Matzus, P.C., 7300 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208, in full and final settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania at GD 09-3876 for personal injuries and damages arising from a slip and fall on or about March 2, 2007, at or near 4400 Centre Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh,Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2335 2 ResolutionResolution realigning a total of $4,954,000 $4,956,500 between various accounts within the 2011 Operating Budget. This transfer is necessary for the 2011 close in order to meet expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2011-2335 2 ResolutionResolution realigning a total of $4,954,000 $4,956,500 between various accounts within the 2011 Operating Budget. This transfer is necessary for the 2011 close in order to meet expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2011-2356 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for December 7, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2324 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719 Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by deleting and adding permanent street and sidewalk vending sites for 2012 Licensure Year. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2357 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for December 7, 2011 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-1924 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine Zoning Code, Article II Base Zoning District, Chapter 903 Residential Zoning Districts, 903.03 Development Subdistricts, to clarify required setbacks of "attached" dwelling units.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-1925 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine Zoning Code, Article IX Measurements and Definitions, Chapter 925 Measurements, 925.06 Setbacks, to broaden and clarify the use of contextual front setbacks and front setbacks on corner and irregular lots.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2137 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V Chapter 911 Section 911.04.A.22 to the City of Pittsburgh, property owner, for authorization to place approximately 50,000 cu. yards of fill on property located within Riverview Park along Mairdale Avenue, zoned “P” Parks District, 26th Ward, Council District No. 1Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2358 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for Decenber 7, 2011 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2011-2339 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a cooperation agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City's agent in connection with a $3,000,000 Penn Works grant for the LTV Hazelwood site owned by Almono, LP. (Council Districts 3 & 5)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2011-2340 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for a $3,000,000 Penn Works grant for the LTV Hazelwood site owned by Almono, LP. (Council Districts 3 & 5)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available