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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/14/2013 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2013-1532 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and congratulate the Oliver Citywide Academy boys' basketball team for their achievements; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to be “Oliver Citywide Academy Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1533 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Western Pennsylvania for its efforts to promote and recognize Jewish athletes, past and present; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare May 19, 2013, to be “JEWISH SPORTS HALL OF FAME DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1534 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor the Endangered Species Action Team for their dedication to raising awareness and protecting wildlife; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, May 17, 2013, to be “Endangered Species Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1535 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend; Dr. Vernell A. Lillie for her commitment to African- American theater in the City of Pittsburgh and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, May, 17 , 2013, to be “ ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1536 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does wish Patricia Connolly a very happy 73rd birthday, and does hereby recognize and thank her for her lifetime of selfless service to others, giving anything she can to better the lives of those around her; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 14th 2013 “Patricia Connolly Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1537 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Cancer Caring Center for 25 years of outstanding support to cancer survivors and their families and friends in the Pittsburgh region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, May 14, 2013, to be “CANCER CARING CENTER DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1538 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 95 for its investment in its property and its community and congratulates Local 95 for its willingness to make this resource available to the community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday , May 10, 2013, to be “ IUOE LOCAL 95 DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1539 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. Bob Jacoby for his exceptional career and service; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, May 19, 2013, to be “Coach Jacoby Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2013-1531 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title II, Fiscal, Article IX - Property Taxes, Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption, Section 263.11 Definitions, 263.12 Exemption Authority, and 263.13 Procedures, by adding and deleting language as it relates to the real property tax exemption program and process for application, originally enacted by Ordinance Number 2 of 1993. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1519 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to Donegal Construction Corp., in the amount of Thirty thousand dollars, ($30,000.00), in full and final settlement of a contract dispute concerning payment under Contract 47564, Spec 6544, Street Resurfacing Program.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2013-1519 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to Donegal Construction Corp., in the amount of Thirty thousand dollars, ($30,000.00), in full and final settlement of a contract dispute concerning payment under Contract 47564, Spec 6544, Street Resurfacing Program.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1520 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agility Agreement between the Department of Public Works, City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Transportation, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to allow for the trading of maintenance functions between the respective agencies. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1521 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital (UPMC) 200 Lothrop Street, Iroquois Building, Suite 207, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, their own cost and expense a decorative rail with bollards along the curb line of Fifth Avenue in the 4th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1522 1 ResolutionResolution accepting the dedication of Betty Jane Way and Arthur Ralph Way in the 21st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1528 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1D-H, Residential Single-Unit Detached, High Density District; R1A-H, Residential Single-Unit Attached, High Density District; and P Parks District; to R2-H, Residential Two-Unit, High Density District; RM-M, Residential Multi-Unit, Moderate Density District; RM-H, Residential Multi-Unit, High Density District and LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial District; various properties located between Larimer Avenue and Negley Run Road and between Larimer Avenue and Paulson Avenue in the neighborhood of Larimer; 11th & 12th Wards. (Report and Recommendation received from the Planning Commission)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1529 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the filing, jointly with the County of Allegheny, of an application for federal assistance with the U.S. Department of Transportation for an FY 2013 TIGER Discretionary Grant in the maximum amount of $20,000,000 for the Lower Hill Redevelopment Project. (Council District 6)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2013-1529 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the filing, jointly with the County of Allegheny, of an application for federal assistance with the U.S. Department of Transportation for an FY 2013 TIGER Discretionary Grant in the maximum amount of $20,000,000 for the Lower Hill Redevelopment Project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1530 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement with the County of Allegheny and the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (“SEA”) whereby the City and the County each designate the SEA as their agent for administration of an FY 2013 TIGER Discretionary Grant in the maximum amount of $20,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Lower Hill Redevelopment Project. (Council District 6)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2013-1530 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement with the County of Allegheny and the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (“SEA”) whereby the City and the County each designate the SEA as their agent for administration of an FY 2013 TIGER Discretionary Grant in the maximum amount of $20,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Lower Hill Redevelopment Project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1527 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Sheraton Hotel Station Square in an amount not to exceed ten thousand, seven hundred, thirty eight dollars and seventy five cents, for the Citiparks Seniors Program Volunteer Recognition Gala; and providing for the payment thereof. (Presented by Mr. O'Connor)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1523 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to supplement a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2013 Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $125,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1524 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to supplement a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2013 Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $75,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1525 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) 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 costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $12,218.75.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1526 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the City of Pittsburgh to receive grant funding based on the filing of applications with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for grants in connection with the Joint Jobs Initiative Program Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN). Providing authorization for the City of Pittsburgh to enter into agreements authorized by the Joint Jobs Initiative Program Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN), as amended; Providing for required assurances; execution of payment vouchers and of certification of authorized signatures; providing for contracts with various agencies/employers for services and programs related to training and employment for the Joint Jobs Initiative Program Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) and providing for the deposit of funds into a bank account.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2013-1515 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 8, 2013 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2013-1471 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a $2,182.93 warrant in favor of Clicks - Dept 001, 320 Ft. Duquesne Blvd, Ste 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, for payment of reproduction and record costs for an appeal in Greenstar, LLC v. City of Pittsburgh, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Case Nos. 1890 &1970 CD 2012.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1472 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 N. A: 1710 Tustin, B: 2019 Tustin, C: 624 Perry, 623 Elmore, 622 Perry, 20 Elmore, 623 Perry, D: 6522 Llewellyn, E: 716 Fargo, F: 5166 Chaplain, G: 5207, 5205 & 5201 Lytle, {H: 1014 Marena - DELETED}, I: 110 Eloise, {J: 2803 Frederick - DELETED, K: 1218 Woods Run - DELETED}, L: 1314 Nobles, M: 5025 2nd Ave, {N: 2518 Balboa, 2516 Balboa, 2514 Lisbon, 2512 Lisbon, 2512 ½ Lisbon - DELETED}. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1473 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 Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through F. A: 440 Rosedale & 446 Rosedale, B: 2414 Charcot, C: 3339 Canopolis, D: 604 Noblestown, E: 1609Wicklines, F: 126 Latham. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1474 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. ITEM A. A: 59 Welsh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1495 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 549, effective September 21, 2012 entitled “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 $5,500 from District 1 Neighborhood Needs Projects and adding that amount to Troy Hill Citizen's Inc. for a surveillance camera. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1516 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for May 8, 2013 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2013-1090 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Public Safety and the Chief of the Bureau of Police to enter into agreement/agreements and/or contract/contracts with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (“PCADV”) and the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (“WCS”) to implement the Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (“LAP”) as required by Bill 2013-1091. Costs not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1091 4 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.MotionPass Action details Not available
2013-1091 4 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2013-1091 4 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article Three, Organization, Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety by adding new language and making formatting changes.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2013-1517 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 8, 2013 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2013-1476 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 490 effective August 6, 2012, which authorizes the execution of relevant agreements with the PA Historical and Museums Commission in order to receive a grant award by reducing the budget from $30,000.00 to $15,000.00 and amending the relevant job numbers. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1477 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 442 effective July 23, 2012, which authorizes the execution of relevant agreements with the PA Historical and Museums Commission in order to receive a grant award of $25,000.00 by reducing the budget from $50,000 to $25,000 and amending the relevant job numbers.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1496 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 $5,500 from District 1 Neighborhood Needs Projects and adding that amount to Troy Hill Citizen's Inc. for a surveillance camera.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1518 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 8, 2013 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2013-1478 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the Duquesne University Law School project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1479 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $500,000 for the Duquesne University Law School project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1480 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,000,000 for the Heinz History Center Museum Support & Conservation Center project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1481 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,000,000 for the Heinz History Center Museum Support & Conservation Center project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2013-1540 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby stand by the Rivers workers until the Rivers Casino respects their demand for a free and fair process to form a union and fulfills its promise of good jobs for our community.AdoptedPass Action details Not available