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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/29/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0697 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 29, 2014 as “Mark Nordenberg Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0698 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare August 4, 2014 to be “City High SAGE Team Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0699 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 15, 2014 to be “Dr. Morris Turner Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0700 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to be “James Baldwin Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0701 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE, be it resolved that The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby proclaims August 16-23, 2014 as a National Week of Non-ViolenceAdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0690 1 ResolutionResolution providing authorization for the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to enter into an agreement for the City to provide administrative services associated with the health care plan to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0690 1 ResolutionResolution providing authorization for the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to enter into an agreement for the City to provide administrative services associated with the health care plan to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0689 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article III, Section 906.02 to provide an updated Flood Plain Overlay consistent with Federal and State regulations.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0686 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Elliot Newman, Arbitrator, 687 State Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Nine Hundred Seventeen Dollars and No Cents ($3,917.00) for payment of professional services rendered in City of Pittsburgh/FOP, Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1, Grievances regarding Officer Garrett Brown and regarding Shift Differential.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0687 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in connection with the conduct of a comprehensive street tree inventory for the City of Pittsburgh in 2014.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0687 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in connection with the conduct of a comprehensive street tree inventory for the City of Pittsburgh in 2014.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0688 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Works to enter into a Project and Financial Assistance Agreement with Dynamo Youth Soccer in connection with its provision of funding for landscape and construction services relating to the City's improvements to the Schenley Oval Playing Fields. Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0688 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Works to enter into a Project and Financial Assistance Agreement with Dynamo Youth Soccer in connection with its provision of funding for landscape and construction services relating to the City's improvements to the Schenley Oval Playing Fields. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0696 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement for installation and maintance of bicycle racks with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation dedicated to transforming a section of Downtown Pittsburgh into a world-class cultural district that stands as a national model of urban diversification through the arts ("Cultural Trust'). Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0696 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement for installation and maintance of bicycle racks with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation dedicated to transforming a section of Downtown Pittsburgh into a world-class cultural district that stands as a national model of urban diversification through the arts ("Cultural Trust'). Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0691 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 138, effective April 2, 2014, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “Parks and Recreation” (-$2,976.74), and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$2,976.74).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0692 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 139, effective April 2, 2014, entitled: providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “Parks and Recreation” (-$2,976.74), and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$2,976.74).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0693 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 404, effective June 17, 2014, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $940,000.00; : so as to reprogram funds from: “Salvation Army - West Side Corp.” (-$5,000.00) and “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$15,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0694 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #402, effective June 17, 2014, Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “Salvation Army - West Side Corp.” (-$5,000.00) and “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association” (-$10,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (+$15,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0695 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution submitting the names of Harold Weisenfeld, Bethany Blackburn and Amesh A Adalja as members of the HIV/AIDS Commission. Held, Pending Interview  Action details Not available
2014-0676 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sam Ashbaugh as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget of the City of Pittsburgh.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2014-0677 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Stephen Bucar as Director of Public Safety of the City of Pittsburgh.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2014-0683 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 23, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0644 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article V, Discrimination, Chapter 651, Findings and Policy, Subsection 651.04, Definitions, to include additional language in subsection (b) Discriminate or Discrimination.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0678 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. ITEM A: 3106 Shadeland. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0684 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 23, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0464 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Community Based Organizations for community and economic development planning assistance in various neighborhoods in the City and providing operating support for these groups, and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, at a cost not exceed $700,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0641 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 403 of 2014, effective June 17, 2014 as amended, entitled "Resolution adopting and approving the 2014 Capital Budget and the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; so as to increase the HOPWA grant amount by twenty three dollars ($23.00) from 723,773.00 to 723,796.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0642 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 393, effective June 17, 2014, entitled, "Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to provide administration and operating expenses, housing and housing related supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, at a total cost not to exceed $723,773.00, so as to increase the HOPWA grant amount by twenty three dollars ($23.00) from 723,773.00 to 723,796.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0672 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 391, effective July 9, 2012 entitled “Resolution providing for a contract(s) or an agreement(s) with the Northside Leadership Conference for housing and development services on Lanark Street in the Fineview neighborhood and on Woodland and Shadeland Avenues in the Brightwood and providing for the payment of the cost thereof; cost shall not exceed $225,000.00” so as to transfer the projects from the Department of City Planning to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and authorize a cooperation agreement with URA.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0673 2 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 capital budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by transferring the “Woodland/Shadeland Housing Initiative” and the “Fineview Housing Initiative” from the Department of City Planning to the Urban Redevelopment AuthorityPassed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0685 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernemtal Affairs for July 23, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0085 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Carnegie Mellon University, University Center Addition, 5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0674 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 713/2013, as further amended by Resolution 215/2014, entitled "Resolution calling upon the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to create a Public Schools Task Force and calling upon the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education to place a moratorium on the closing of Pittsburgh Public Schools for the 2014-2015 school year," so as to change certain requirements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available