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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/30/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0844 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 1, 2014 to be “Cavey Day,” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0845 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim September 30, 2014, as “Joe Wos Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0846 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 30th 2014 “Ashley Brandolph Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0847 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 30th 2014 to be New Century Careers day in the City of Pittsburgh. AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0812 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #405, effective June 17, 2014 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 $540,000.00, so as to change the project name within Mayor's Office from: "Lutheran Services Society/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels" to "North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels "and "Lutheran Services Society - Tri-Valley Meals on Wheels" to " North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Tri Hill Valley Meals on Wheels." Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0814 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 422 effective June 23 2014, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2013 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 change the project name within City Council from: "LSS- Lawrenceville Bloomfield Meals on Wheels" to "Catholic Youth Association/Lawrenceville Bloomfield Meals on Wheels."Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0815 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 421, effective June 23, 2014, entitled, "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, so as to change the project name within City Council from: "LSS-Lawrenceville Bloomfield Meals on Wheels" to "Catholic Youth Association/ Lawrenceville Bloomfield Meals on Wheels." Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0816 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 579, effective September 12, 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 change the project name within City Council from: "Lutheran Services Society/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels" to "North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels" and "Lutheran Services Society - Tri-Valley Meals on Wheels" to "North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Tri Hill Valley Meals on Wheels'.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0817 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #580 effective September 12, 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 change the project name in City Council and Mayor's Office from: City Council, "Lutheran Services Society/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels" to "North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels, from "Lutheran Services Society - Tri-Valley Meals on Wheels to North Boroughs-Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Tri Hill Valley Meals on Wheels" Mayor's Office: "Lutheran Services Society/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels" to "North Boroughs-Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0818 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 607, Effective September 24, 2013, entitled: “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, so as to transfer funds within the Mayor's Office from: “Manchester Elementary PTA” (-$1,623.59) and transfer these funds to the “Pittsburgh Struggling Students Association (PSSA)” (+$1,623.59).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0819 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 426, effective June 23, 2014, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 reprogram funds within Mayor's Office from "Manchester Elementary PTA "(1,623.59); to Pittsburgh Struggling Students Association(PSSA) "(+1,623.59).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0841 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to execute relevant agreements with the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission in order to receive a grant award for an architectural inventory of historic structures in the City, cost not to exceed twenty-six-thousand six-hundred and seventy-four dollars ($26,674).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0842 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 255, approved April 14, 2014, providing for the implementation of a Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area "X" in the Shadyside community (Council District #8) to expand the area to include additional addresses pursuant to the Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0838 1 ResolutionResolution authoring the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to amend Resolution No. 148 of 2011 to increase the not-to-exceed amount allocated for its Spay and Neuter program for the Animal Control Division from $50,000 to $75,000 in order to cover expenses incurred from previously performed spay and neuter procedures as well as additional spay and neuter services currently scheduled on or before December 31, 2014. Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2014-0838 1 ResolutionResolution authoring the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to amend Resolution No. 148 of 2011 to increase the not-to-exceed amount allocated for its Spay and Neuter program for the Animal Control Division from $50,000 to $75,000 in order to cover expenses incurred from previously performed spay and neuter procedures as well as additional spay and neuter services currently scheduled on or before December 31, 2014. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0835 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000.00) in favor of Duquesne Light Company, c/o Mark Hamilton, Esquire, Tucker Arensberg, P.C., 1500 One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh from all liability arising from any and all claims in the civil action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania at AR 13-005962, for damages to a Duquesne Light utility pole and associated facilities located at the intersection of West North Avenue and Preble Avenue, arising from the operation o f a front loader by a City of Pittsburgh employee on or about December 12, 2012, and described more fully in Plaintiff's Complaint in Civil Action.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0836 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Six Dollars and 03/100 ($2,006.03), in favor of Ricoh USA, Inc., Legal Document Services Chicago District - PIT, 1600 Solutions Center, Chicago, IL, 60677, for payment of professional services rendered in Foster et al. vs. City of Pittsburgh, United States District Court, No. 2:12-cv-01207.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0837 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Thirty-five Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($35,000.00), in favor of Melissa Watkins, c/o D. Aaron Rihn, Esq., Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., 707 Grant Street, Suite 2500, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh, Nathan E. Harper and Catherine McNeilly, from direct liability in any and all claims in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:13-cv-01642, and arising from an alleged incident on December 28, 2011 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0839 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, providing for repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies, in appropriation or acquisition of real estate transferred by condemnation or in lieu thereof, in connection with the investigation, design, construction and/or remediation for critical wall and slope failures throughout the City; and providing for the payment of the costs not to exceed $100,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0840 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing PennDOT to request railroad crossing upgrades at South 4th Street from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in the 17th Ward, Council District 3, of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0843 1 Appointment-InformingResolution appointing Michael Strelic, 819 Gallion Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA to serve as the City Council representative on the Personnel Appeals Board.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2014-0829 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 24, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0773 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the National League of Cities to accept grant funding in the amount of $200,000 and to enter into a Project Implementation Agreement or Agreements with Allies for Children and the Consumer Health Coalition for the purpose of implementing the Healthy Together initiative. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0774 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales in accordance with Act No. l7l of l984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through W: A: 2010 Forbes, B: 2038 Watson, C: 3379 Monroe, D: 3018 Bigelow, E: 1208 W. North, F: 4786 Aloe, G: 5227 Rosetta, H: 5224 Rosetta, I: 1320 Oakdene, J: 6546 Frankstown, K: 6637 Lyric, 6639 Lyric, & 6641 Lyric L: 7111 Jonathan, M: 34 Hackstown, & 135 St. Joseph N: 1409 Virginia, 1411 Virginia, 1413 Virginia O: 420 Belonda, P: 214 Kramer, Q: 1401 Island Ave (PART) [R: 908 Vista DELETED, 906 Vista DELETED, 880 Vista DELETED, S: 846 Phineas DELETED], T: 10 Heckleman, U: 1927 N. Charles, 1929 N. Charles, 1931 N. Charles, V: 113 Lafayette, 115 Lafayette, 117 Lafayette, 119 Lafayette, W: 2204 Perrysville, 2202 Perrysville, 2200 Perrysville, 111 Lafayette. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0775 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. ITEMS A through J. A: 2034 Forbes, B: 831 Inwood, 829 Inwood, C: 1606 Alverado, D: 711 Rossmore, E: 3046 Glenmawr, F: 841 Concord, G: 622 Suismon, H: 2108 Straubs, I: 1517 Boyle, J: 2045 Lucina Avenue (PART) and 2044 Park Blvd. (PART)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0776 2 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. l7l of l984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEM A through F: A: 38th Street, B: 4760 Aloe (PART) C: 4760 Aloe (PART), D: 4760 Aloe (PART), E: 1021 Elkton, [F: 1035 Yetta DELETED]Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0777 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, authorizing the sale of properties in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Act No. 171 of 1984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. Item A: 6522 Llewellyn Pl. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0830 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for Septemner 24, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0781 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), to receive a FY 2013 Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Grant in the amount of $13,619.31 and further providing for an agreement or agreements for computer training equipment for the Bureau of Fire.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0782 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, to receive a FY 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant and further providing for an agreement or agreements for Fire Officer II training for Bureau personnel, total cost not to exceed $571,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0831 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for September 24, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0784 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Primanti Brothers, 79 S. 23rd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, their successor and assign, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a canopy over the sidewalk at 2 Market Place in the 1st Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0785 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto The University of Pittsburgh 3400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, their successor and assign, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an extension of insulated chilled water lines to serve Bellefield Hall in the 4th Ward, 8 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0832 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for September 24, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0786 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Supplemental Contract for consulting services in connection with Civil Service and MPOETC required assessment and evaluation of Public Safety candidates, and providing for payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $18,900.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0787 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 25 of 2014 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with UPMC Benefits Management Services, Inc. D/B/A Work Partners for the purpose of ensuring that on-going medical care and case management is provided to City of Pittsburgh employees who require treatment for service related injuries and/or illness pursuant to the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act toward a goal of returning employees to work as soon as they are medically able to return and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $4,572,036.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0833 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for September 24, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0788 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the maintenance of City swimming pools in in the Department of Parks and Recreation in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0789 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the construction of Splash Zones, aquatic playground facilities in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0790 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, lease or leases, professional service agreements or the use of existing contracts, leases or agreements, and other services, along with other approved expenditures and for the payment of supplies, equipment, materials, rentals, and other services for the refinishing of gymnasium floors in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0791 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use of existing contracts or agreements and other approved expenditures for the maintenance and enhancement of City recreation and senior centers in an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0834 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for September 24, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available