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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/14/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0881 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh for 4 decades of courage, strength and hope and recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 2014, to be “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0882 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate Lynette Lederman for having received the 2014 STANDING FIRM Champion Award for her past successes and continued advocacy in preventing partner violence.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0883 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 14, 2014 to be “Bidwell United Presbyterian Church Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0884 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Garden Club of Allegheny County for their unwavering devotion to the promotion of the City of Pittsburgh's natural beauty and historical preservation; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 14, 2014 to be “Garden Club of Allegheny County Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0885 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and thank PUMP and Pittsburgh Magazine and congratulates the recipients of the 40 under 40 awards; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 14, 2014, to be “40 Under 40 Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0886 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend our colleague who serves as an inspiration to young women in Pittsburgh and personifies a true Polonian; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 14, 2014, to be “Natalia Rudiak Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0887 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends and celebrates the efforts of the Homeless Children's Education Fund and joins them in commemorating Homeless Children's Awareness Week; and, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 19th to 26th, 2014 to be Homeless Children's Awareness Week in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0888 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of October, 2014 to be LGBT History Month in the City of Pittsburgh, and do recognize the role that the City's LGBT residents have played in enriching the culture and history of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0889 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and honor Father Taylor for his 40 years of priesthood and being a blessing to the Church and the community that he serves; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 14, 2014, to be “Father David Taylor Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0890 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Bonnie DiCarlo and JoAnn Forrester for creating and sustaining Celebrate & Share, and for their long-standing commitment to recognizing the accomplishments of women; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, August 26, 2014 to be “Celebrate & Share Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0891 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares October 10 and 11, 2014 as “Oakland Forever Days” here in our most livable City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0892 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Familylinks for having received the 2014 STANDING FIRM Employer Award, and for providing a safe and supportive environment for its employees and others who enter their buildings.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0893 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Amachi Pittsburgh for their mission and commitment to mentor and empower at risk youth and congratulates them for 10 successful years ; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, October 16 , 2014, to be “ AMACHI PITTSBURGH DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2014-0877 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Square View Apartments. Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0880 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license, License No. R-14435 from Big Plan Services, Inc., 1597 Washington Pike Unit A-56, Bridgeville, PA 15017, to the Applicant Marty's Market, LLC which is proposing to add a liquor license to its existing Market and Café located at 2301 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, restaurant known as Marty's Market, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0875 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with a Consultant or Consultants for the purpose of the creation and implementation of the Uptown and Fifth/Forbes Corridor Investment District, at a cost not to exceed One million, Six Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand, Five Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars and Forty-five cents ($1,628,567.45).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0878 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 436 approved June 25, 2013, providing for the implementation of a Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “HH”, in the Central Northside Community (Council District #1 & 6) to expand the district to include additional addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0879 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution No. 495 of 2014 to authorize the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into professional services agreements with the Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania for the continued implementation, promotion and administration of the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime, by adding Youth Opportunities Development and increasing the total amount not to exceed Two-Hundred Fifty Thousand dollars and no cents ($250,000.00). Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0876 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the acceptance by the City of Pittsburgh from St. Vincent College and the Holy Ghost Seminary known as The Immaculate Heart of Mary certain property in the 19th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purpose to become part of the Emerald View Park at no cost to the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0871 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to accept on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh a grant from E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company in the total amount of Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000) for the purpose of implementing the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, and further authorizing the Mayor to (1) enter into an agreement or agreements with Green and Healthy Homes Initiative for professional services related to technical assistance in the onboarding process, and (2) spend remaining funds for purchases relating to the initiative implementation.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2014-0867 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 8, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0779 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $5,439.68 to Burns White LLC, Four Northshore Center, and 106 Isabella St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 for professional consulting services in connection with expert consulting services related to Beech Construction Inc. vs. City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Roll call Not available
2014-0780 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of One Hundred Ten Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($110,000.00), in favor of Richard and Sandra Conlon, c/o Joseph Froestschel, Esquire, Gismondi & Associates, 310 Grant Street, Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, releasing and discharging the City of Pittsburgh from direct liability in any and all claims in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania filed at GD 12-013808, and arising from a vehicular accident that occurred on Noblestown Road at Weaver Street on December 19, 2010 , and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action. Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2014-0868 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 8, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0869 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 8, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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." Passed FinallyPass 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."Passed FinallyPass 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." Passed FinallyPass 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'.Passed FinallyPass 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-Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2014-0870 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 8, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2014-0807 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Lawrenceville Place which is located at the termini of Davison, Carlton, and Bancroft Streets in the 9th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, Pa 15201. Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available