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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/8/2012 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2012-0375 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend; Bishop Loran E. Mann for his inspirational and visionary leadership; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 8 , 2012, to be “Bishop Loran E. Mann Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0376 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, does hereby recognize and honor the memory of Captain Jacob Brunn on the 150th anniversary of his death, in service to his country, the first officer from Pittsburgh killed in the Civil War, at rest in Troy Hill Cemetery, tended now by Rodef Shalom Congregation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to be "Captain Jacob Brunn Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0377 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor the important work of this program and commends all of its sponsors and participants; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim Saturday, May 12, 2012, to be "Hearts in the Park Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0378 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor the important work of this program and congratulate Mark Brentley Sr., School Board Member and Chairman of Take Your Father to School Day, and all the volunteers and participants who give of themselves to further the growth and healthy development of our city's children; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, May 18, 2012 to be “Take Your Father to School Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0379 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Light of Life Rescue Mission for their valuable work providing social services to the neediest residents of the City; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare May 12, 2012 to be “Light of Life Rescue Mission Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0380 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize VisitPittsburgh for their efforts to promote travel and tourism in the City and region; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare May 11, 2012 to be “Travel and Tourism Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2012-0374 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.855, effective January 1, 2012, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2012 through 2017 Capital Improvements Program” by transferring all available District 9 Neighborhood Needs funds to the Poise Foundation-Hope Fund and changing funding sources.Read and referred  Action details
2012-0373 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City's agent for administration of the 2012 HOME Investments Partnership Program in the amount of $1,952,340. (Council Districts: All)Read and referred  Action details
2012-0370 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 2, 2012 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2012-0244 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperative Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County providing for the assignment of parking tax revenues from New interim parking on the footprint of the Civic Arena for the purpose of Hill Redevelopment.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0290 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a Warrant in the sum of $50,000.00 in favor of the Western Pennsylvania Teamsters and Employers Welfare Fund C/O Vincent P. Szeligo, Esquire, Wick, Streiff, Meyer, O'Boyle & Szeligo, P.C., 1450 Two Chatham Center, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 in full and final settlement of a Complaint filed at Civil Action No. 2:11-cv-01433, relating to alleged violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0321 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof by transferring $10,000 from District 1 Neighborhood Needs Projects to Troy Hill Citizen's Inc. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0358 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a contract or contracts or the use of existing contract or contracts; or agreement or agreements for the Overbrook TOD Development Design Study at a cost not to exceed Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000) and providing for the payment thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0371 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 2, 2012 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2012-0322 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 capital budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by transferring $10,000 from District 1 Neighborhood Needs Projects to Troy Hill Citizen's Inc.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0372 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for May 2, 2012 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2012-0318 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Finance to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Commonwealth Libraries to receive Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund grant monies in the amount of $575,000 that will be used by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to renovate the interior and exterior of the South Side Branch Library.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2012-0319 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
2012-0320 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education or another vendor chosen through the City bid process for the purpose of providing meals in connection with the 2012 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
2012-0381 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, the nine largest mortgage-lending institutions have already made a $25 billion settlement with the Department of Justice and 49 state Attorneys General in the wake of the housing crises; and WHEREAS, additional charges related to origination and securitization of mortgages, also known as "mortgage backed securities," are still forthcoming; and WHEREAS, 11 million American and over 137,000 Pennsylvania homeowners continue to be affected by the collapse of the housing market; and WHEREAS, Congressional investigations into lending misconduct have still not led to indictments, while the financial industry is working vigorously to weaken legislation that has already been passed; and WHEREAS, there is significant concern both in the news media and among civic organizations that the investigation lacks adequate resources to undergo a thorough investigation; and WHEREAS, President Obama has the prerogative to increase resources on a Federal investigation; andAdoptedPass Action details