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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/18/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0117 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Pittsburgh recognizes the life and death of Marcus L. White Jr., whose untimely passing shall serve to remind us all of our duty to protect families and children from the cancer of gun violence with the hopes of preventing any further loss of innocent lives as a result of these senseless acts of inhumanity; and, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 18, 2014 to be “Marcus Lamont White Jr. Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0118 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Joshua Yoskosky and Joe Fogiato for their selfless and heroic efforts to save their neighbors from imminent harm caused by a devastating house fire; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 18, 2014 to be “Joshua Yoskosky and Joe Fogiato Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0119 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby pay tribute to the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama's first 100 years of success, celebrate the next 100 years of innovation and talent in the arts and entertainment professions, directly affecting how people experience our world at large. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 18, 2014, "Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0120 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate Russ Babines for a story that is uniquely Pittsburgh and recognizes Mark Clayton Southers for his vision, leadership and determination to make the Pittsburgh Playwrights Company an asset for the City of Pittsburgh. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, February 21, 2014, to be “ PITTSBURGH PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER COMPANY DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0121 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby honor and congratulate Nathaniel Gray on his mere fortitude to not only survive, but, to prosper and become an accomplished member of the community BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 18, 2014, to be " Nathaniel Gray Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0115 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One - Administrative, Article III, Organization, Chapter 135 - Department of City Planning by adding a new subsection, 135.03 - Priority Communities.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0116 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 796, effective January 1, 2014, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2014 Capital Budget and the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2014 through 2019 Capital Improvement Program," by reducing the 2014 Street Resurfacing line item by $200,000.00 and by creating the Pittsburgh Priority Communities Initiative in the amount of $200,000.00Read and referred  Action details
2014-0107 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Bailey Park at 7, 15 and 21 Bailey Way, Ward 18, Pittsburgh, PA 15211.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0111 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 149 of 2012 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 City Council Neighborhood Needs Program; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by reclassifying the funds for Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition from 'S.H. Post Office Parklet' to 'S.H. Welcome Sign.' Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $198,980.27.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0112 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 reclassifying the funds for Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition from 'S.H. Post Office Parklet' to 'S.H. Welcome Sign.'Read and referred  Action details
2014-0106 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000.00), in favor of Judith A. Contos, 1936 Pioneer Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15226, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh from direct liability in any and all claims in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania filed at AR 13-003171, and arising from the overgrowth of roots from a City-owned tree and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0108 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2014 Fiscal YearRead and referred  Action details
2014-0109 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 596 of 2013, entitled "Resolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) or for use of existing Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with the Community Design Center to conduct a study to re-purpose three closed public schools in Council District 2 at a cost no to exceed $150,000.00," by authorizing an agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0110 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 480 of 2013, entitled “Resolution further amending Resolution No. 772, effective January 1, 2013, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2013 Capital Budget and the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2013 through 2018 Capital Improvement Program,” by adding $150,000 to the Community Design Center to conduct a study to re-purpose three closed public schools in Council District 2,” by reallocating the funds to the Urban Redevelopment Authority.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0113 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael E. Lamb, submitting a Fiscal Audit of the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services-Recycling Division, Solid Waste Trust Fund (SWTF) dated January 2014.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0114 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael E. Lamb, submitting a Fiscal Audit of the Department of Public Works, Forestry Division, Shade Tree Trust Fund (STTF), dated January 2014.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0102 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 12, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0070 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the sum of $16,133.40, in favor of Allegheny Union Pittsburgh Project, LLC, c/o Armstrong Development Properties, 1370 Washington Pike, Suite 305, Bridgeville, PA 15017, in settlement of a claim for sidewalk damage from City tree roots at 1860 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0097 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 539 of 2013 and Resolution No. 761 of 2012 to increase the allocated funds for the purchase and closing and other associated auxiliary costs pertaining to the City's acquisition of property located at 1553 Broadway Avenue and to revise object account references for all funding sources. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0103 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 12, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0071 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.772, effective, January 1, 2013, as amended, entitled "Adopting and approving the 2013 Capital Budget and the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2013 through 2017 Capital Improvement Program," by increasing the "Park Reconstruction" line item by $64,810 from $820,000.00 to $884,810.00. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0104 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 12, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0072 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into an agreement or agreements with members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, for payment of services for duties related to any and all activities of the Zoning Board of the City of Pittsburgh. Cost not to exceed $39,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0073 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V, Traffic, Article VII - Parking, Chapter 549, Residential Parking Permit Program, Section 549.07, Issuance of Parking Permits; subsection (a), by adding language as it relates to residents and business owners for the number of parking permits for each affected permit parking district for their vehicles.AMENDEDPass Action details
2014-0073 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V, Traffic, Article VII - Parking, Chapter 549, Residential Parking Permit Program, Section 549.07, Issuance of Parking Permits; subsection (a), by adding language as it relates to residents and business owners for the number of parking permits for each affected permit parking district for their vehicles.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details
2014-0105 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for February 12, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0076 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Project License Agreement with The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy in connection with park and recreational improvements to Cliffside Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details