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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/29/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2014-0741 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 29, 2014, to be “Joey Fabus Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0742 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 29, 2014, to be “Brian Drusky and Drusky Entertainment Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0743 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 29, 2014, to be “Citiparks Pittsburgh BIG League Sports Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0744 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 29, 2014 to be “Lieutenant Thomas J. Cullison Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0745 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare August 31, 2014 to be “Father Don Buchleitner Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0717 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article I, Regulated Rights and Actions, is hereby amended by repealing the current Chapter 611, Alarms, in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 611, Regulation of Alarms.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0718 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement for payment of Audit expenses to the Allegheny County Central Tax Collection District related to tax collection. Cost not to exceed $13,350.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0719 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement with GovDeals, Inc. for professional services related to the online auctioning of surplus city vehicles and miscellaneous city equipment and collecting such payments on the City's behalf. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0720 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 932, effective January 1, 2000, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2000 Capital Budget and the 2000 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2000 through 2005 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing 2nd Ave Bridge over 9 Mile Run by $7,000 to close the project.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0721 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 833, effective January 1, 2002, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2002 Capital Budget and the 2002 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2002 through 2007 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing East Liberty -Penn Circle by $171,105.47 and Lower Saw Mill Run by $150,000 to close the projects.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0722 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 948, effective January 1, 2004, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2004 Capital Budget and the 2004 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2004 through 2009 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing East Liberty -Penn Circle by $1,440,000.00 to close the project.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0723 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 762, effective January 1, 2006, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2006 Capital Budget and the 2006 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2006 through 2011 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Mcardle Roadway by $55,845.43 to close the project.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0724 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 759, effective January 1, 2007, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2007 Capital Budget and the 2007 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2007 through 2012 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Browns Hill Road by $22,531.20, Guaranteed Energy Savings Prog by $328,455.85, and Mcardle Viaduct #1 Construction by $90.00 to close the projects.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0725 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 704, effective January 1, 2008, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2008 Capital Budget and the 2008 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2008 through 2013 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing East Liberty -Penn Circle by $666,696.00 close the project.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0726 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 675, effective January 1, 2009, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2009 Capital Budget and the 2009 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2009 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Mcardle Viaduct #1 Construction by $2,669.40 and Zone 3 Police Station Relocation by $0.73 close the projects.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0727 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 768, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Bates Street/Second Avenue Intersection by $412,952.87, Beechwood BLVD by $5,828.03, Bates Street/Second Avenue Intersection by $36,607.77, Bates Street/Second Ave by $120,712, South Side Dog Park by $1,366.66, and Schenley Park Golf Course by $159,975.80 to close the projects.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0728 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($2,600.00), in favor of Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 1082 Bower Hill Road, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15243, for payment professional services rendered in Tara Clanagan vs. City of Pittsburgh, et al., Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, No. GD 12-021607, and arising from an alleged incident on July 8, 2012 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0729 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement in the total sum of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($250,000.00) to Pepper Hamilton, LLP for professional consulting and legal services in relation to United States ex. rel Freedom Unlimited, Inc., et al v. City of Pittsburgh, et al., inasmuch as Pepper Hamilton, LLP possesses a professional and special expertise in housing and the False Claims Act and related matters. Cost not to exceed $250,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0730 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Office and Management and Budget and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for implementation and procurement of materials to establish the “Bike Share Program” and to thereafter enter into an Agreement or Agreements with various for-profit corporations and non-profit agencies to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this program and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $3,000,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0730 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Office and Management and Budget and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for implementation and procurement of materials to establish the “Bike Share Program” and to thereafter enter into an Agreement or Agreements with various for-profit corporations and non-profit agencies to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this program and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $3,000,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0731 1 ResolutionResolution providing for securing a right-of-way in connection with the rehabilitation of the Greenfield Avenue Bridge; also providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; also authorizing the taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for the purpose of construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration; authorizing the execution and filing of a Declaration of Taking and related documents, the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto; in lieu of foreclosure, gift, dedication, condemnation/eminent domain pursuant to PA Tax Code, which is Section 91.193(b)(1); and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $378,901.57.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0731 1 ResolutionResolution providing for securing a right-of-way in connection with the rehabilitation of the Greenfield Avenue Bridge; also providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; also authorizing the taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for the purpose of construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration; authorizing the execution and filing of a Declaration of Taking and related documents, the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto; in lieu of foreclosure, gift, dedication, condemnation/eminent domain pursuant to PA Tax Code, which is Section 91.193(b)(1); and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $378,901.57.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0732 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Temporary License and Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Dormont to permit the City's Department of Public Works to resurface McNeilly Avenue.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0733 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to WM Recycle America., in the amount of One hundred thirty seven thousand nine hundred sixty nine dollars and seven cents, ($137,969.07), in payment for emergency recycling collection and disposition, for the months of April through July 2014, resulting from the prior contracted vendor ceasing operations.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0734 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto 600 William Penn Place Associates Landlord, L.P. C/O PMC Property Group, 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 1400, Philadelphia, PA 19103, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new entry canopy, steps and wall on the sidewalk area of William Penn Place for 620 William Penn Place in the 2nd Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0735 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN), dated August, 2014.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0736 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the City Information Systems (CIS), dated August, 2014.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0737 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Equipment Leasing Authority (ELA), dated August, 2014.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available