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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/22/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2014-0353 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, May 16, 2014 to be “Take Your Father to School Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0354 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, April 22h, 2014, to be “Children's Hospital of UPMC Sickle Cell Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.    Action details Not available
2014-0355 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of May 2014, to be “Stranger Awareness Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0356 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, , that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, April 22, 2014 , to be “BORIS WEINSTEIN DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0357 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor the important work of Comcast on its 13th Comcast Cares Day for its dedicated service toward the improvement of our communities, and does hereby declare Saturday, April 26, 2014 to be “Comcast Cares Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0358 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim May 23, 2014 as “Michael Cherock Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0359 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare May 2, 2014, “Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0360 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares its support for continued public investments in quality early childhood education in Pennsylvania.   Action details Not available
2014-0361 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, April 20, 2014, to be “ Radiant Life of Alliance Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.   Action details Not available
2014-0362 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh calls for elected officials at the state and federal level to work with Pittsburgh to join together to repair America's infrastructure systems in order to create family-sustaining jobs, ensure our families and communities are safe, healthy and prepared for climate change, and to address climate change. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Will of Council shall be circulated to Senators Casey and Toomey, Congressman Doyle, and Mayor Peduto.   Action details Not available
2014-0363 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh supports efforts to expand access to high-quality pre-k for all three and four year old children in Pennsylvania. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Will of Council shall be circulated to the Governor and our respective county and state legislators.   Action details Not available
2014-0343 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 170, approved April 1, 2014, providing for the implementation of a Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “A”, in the Central Lawrenceville area (Council District #7) to shorten the district to remove streets pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0344 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “GG” in the Central Lawrenceville community (Council Districts #7) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0345 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “JJ” in the Bloomfield community (Council Districts #7) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0346 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 665 approved October 15, 2013, providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) area “R” in the Bloomfield community (Council Districts #7) to expand the district to include additional addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0306 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Directors of Public Safety and the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements and/or contract or contracts for the maintenance of the public security camera system, cost not to exceed two hundred thirty thousand one hundred ninety two dollars and sixty-four cents ($230,192.64) and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Whereas, the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety can become more effective by investing in and maintaining Security Camera Technology; and, Whereas, maintenance will be provided to the Department of Public Safety on the security camera hardware and software, through the Department of Innovation and Technology,. Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows: Section 1: The Directors of Public Safety and Innovation & Performance are hereby authorized and directed, in a form approved by the City Solicitor, to enter into agreement or agreements and/or contract or contracts or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for mainteWaived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0306 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Directors of Public Safety and the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements and/or contract or contracts for the maintenance of the public security camera system, cost not to exceed two hundred thirty thousand one hundred ninety two dollars and sixty-four cents ($230,192.64) and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Whereas, the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety can become more effective by investing in and maintaining Security Camera Technology; and, Whereas, maintenance will be provided to the Department of Public Safety on the security camera hardware and software, through the Department of Innovation and Technology,. Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows: Section 1: The Directors of Public Safety and Innovation & Performance are hereby authorized and directed, in a form approved by the City Solicitor, to enter into agreement or agreements and/or contract or contracts or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for mainteRead and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0307 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements for the Department of Innovation & Performance to include upgrades to the City's existing information and telecommunication systems, public safety systems, and public works systems for a sum not to exceed $300,000 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0307 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements for the Department of Innovation & Performance to include upgrades to the City's existing information and telecommunication systems, public safety systems, and public works systems for a sum not to exceed $300,000 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0308 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements for the Department of Innovation & Performance to include upgrades to the City's existing public safety systems for a sum not to exceed $200,000 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0308 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements for the Department of Innovation & Performance to include upgrades to the City's existing public safety systems for a sum not to exceed $200,000 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0340 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Controller to return unobligated grant funds for the payment of police officers for Community Oriented Policing Services to the Department of Justice until such work is actually performed.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0341 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Citizen Police Review Board to enter into an Agreement(s) or Contract(s) with Atty. Elizabeth F. Collura of Clark Hill Thorp Reed, LLC, for professional services to assist in the legal representation of the Citizen Police Review Board. Said Agreement(s) or Contract(s) shall not exceed Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0347 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement with Richland Towers to extend the current radio tower contract located at Montana Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15214. The contract will run for a term of 20 years with the city able to implement a 10 year extension. An annual payment of $25,000 with a 3% yearly escalator beginning in year 2 will be deposited in the recently created MBRO.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0342 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance to execute a Declaration of Covenants to document the City's responsibility to maintain improvements to the Westinghouse Memorial Monument in Schenley Park and authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Public Works and Parks and Recreation to enter into a Project and License Agreement with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to perform the restoration work for the Westinghouse Memorial and to provide a maintenance fund for its subsequent repair and conservation needs. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0348 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Rev. Brenda Gregg as a member of the Board of Directors of the Stadium Authority for a term expiring December 31, 2018. Rev. Gregg will fill the seat vacated by Sophie Masloff. Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0349 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Guy Costa as a member of the Equipment Leasing Authority for a term to expire on April 17, 2017. ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2014-0350 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Jennifer Sample as a member of the Equipment Leasing Authority for a term to expire on April 17, 2018. ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2014-0351 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sheldon Williams as a member of the Citizens Police Review Board for a term to expire on October 31, 2015. Held, Pending Interview  Action details Not available
2014-0352 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dina 'Free' Blackwell as a member of the Pittsburgh Planning Commission for a term to expire on January 2, 2020. Held, Pending Interview  Action details Not available
2014-0025 4 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article IX Boards, Commissions, by adding Chapter 174 A, entitled, The Pittsburgh Land Bank. ReconsideredPass Action details Not available
2014-0025 4 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article IX Boards, Commissions, by adding Chapter 174 A, entitled, The Pittsburgh Land Bank. AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2014-0025 4 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article IX Boards, Commissions, by adding Chapter 174 A, entitled, The Pittsburgh Land Bank. Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2014-0337 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for April 14, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0311 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 493, effective August 6, 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 $5,000 from District 6 Neighborhood Initiative to Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group/Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation in Council District 6 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $130,802.79Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0338 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for April 14, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0305 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Bakery Square 2 Agent, LP 5500 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Pittsburgh PA 15232, their successor and assign, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an aerial encroachment for a pedestrian bridge over the right-of-way at 6425 Penn Avenue in the 12 and 7 Ward, 9 and 8 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0339 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for April 14, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0312 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 $5,000 from District 6 Neighborhood Initiative to Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group/Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation in Council District 6 Neighborhood Needs for the purpose of lighting street trees on Sixth Street. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available