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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/9/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2014-0762 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 9 , 2014, to be ROSETTA AND MARIO GIGLIOTTI, SR.DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0763 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, September 27, 2014, to be “NPFWPA Moving Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0764 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 to be National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month Day in the City of Pittsburgh and encourages all citizens to recognize treatment and recovery support programs throughout the rest of this year and beyond.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0765 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare September 9, 2014 to be “Urban Pathways' Ringing in Reading Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0766 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare September 9, 2014 to be “National Diaper Awareness Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0767 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, September 13, 2014, to be “German Heritage Parade Day” in the City of Pittsburgh. *Glück Auf!*AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0768 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 9, 2014 to be “Health South Harmarville Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0769 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, September 5th through Sunday, September 7th, 2014, to be “Brookline Unveiled Weekend” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0758 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts with Qscend Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software services necessary for the operations of the City's 311 Response Line for a period of three years (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), total cost not to exceed $162,600.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0759 1 ResolutionResolution realigning a total of $30,080 between City Council and the City Clerk's Office. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0757 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Public Safety and the Acting Chief of Police, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with The Pittsburgh Foundation (Grant Agreement) in order to establish the Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund (Fund).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0761 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title I--Administrative, Article VII, Chapter 161--Contracts, Section 161.33,-Required Provisions in Certain Construction Contracts; Title 2, Article I, Chapter 201, Section 201.11-Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Registration and Title I--Administrative, Article IX, Chapter 177A--Equal Opportunity Review Commission by making various changes.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0755 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) in favor of Charles Bonasorte and his attorneys, Maurice A. Nernberg and Associates, 301Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh from all claims of liability and damages arising in the action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania at GD 13-008003, an alleged de facto taking and the separate negligence action filed at GD 13-007064 for property damage arising from a rainfall that occurred on or about August 19, 2011, near Elyria Way (a City right-of-way), chargeable to and payable from Organization 11101.58.58105.108000.2014.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0756 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of warrants in the total sum of $100,000.00, payable as follows: $99,957.00, in favor of Robyn Kitt, c/o Timothy P. O'Brien, Esquire, 1705 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and $43.00 in favor Jordan Tax Service, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh, Nate Harper, Michael Huss and William Bochter from direct liability in any and all claims in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:14-cv-00065, and arising from an alleged incident on February 11, 2012 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0760 1 Appointment-InformingResolution appointing Kimberly D. Clark to serve as Deputy City Clerk for a three year term.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0752 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 3, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0753 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for September 3, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0754 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for September 3, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available