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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/28/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2014-0957 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the commendable work that The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County does for the hearing impaired in our city; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 28, 2014, to be the day we honor “The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0958 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby acknowledges the hard work and dedication of Zachary Tyler Neal in achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council hereby declares Tuesday, October 28, 2014, “Zachary Tyler Neal Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0959 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby both recognizes and is ever-grateful for the groundbreaking community-building work that Angel's Place has done for young parents in the Pittsburgh area over the past three decades, and; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council hereby declares Tuesday, October 28, 2014, “Angel's Place Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0960 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and celebrate the work and effort of Shaimma and Nermine in empowering the women of their communities and thanks all of the important organizations involved with hosting them in our great City; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, Oct. 28st 2014 to be “Hands Along the Nile Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0961 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Global Links for their innovative model of recovery and reuse that connects these two social problems in a way that helps to solve both; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 1, 2014 to be “Global Links Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0962 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the American Chemical Society for 138 years of a visionary commitment to improving lives and congratulates ACS for holding its Central Regional Meeting in Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, October 29 , 2014, to be “AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY CENTRAL REGION DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0963 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does recognize and commend The Federation of War Veterans' Societies of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for organizing this important event and encourages all residents of our City to join us in this commendation by attending the 2014 Pittsburgh Veterans' Day Parade; and, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, November 8th, 2014, to be Veterans' Day Parade Day in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0948 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement with Independent Catalyst to provide professional services related to the City of Pittsburgh's Payroll and Human Resource systems in the amount of twenty four thousand six hundred dollars ($24,600).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0950 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 554, effective August 12, 2013, entitled “Authorizing a cooperation agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City's agent in connection with a $882,990 Penn Works grant for the Lawrenceville Technology Center site owned by RIDC Southwestern Pennsylvania Growth Fund” by adding account numbers. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details
2014-0951 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an application for financial assistance for the Highland Avenue Lighting project in the amount of $412,500 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for the operation and administration of the project in FY 2014-2015. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details
2014-0952 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a 2014-2015 Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh providing for the designation of the local matching share for a grant applied for in an application filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development under the Keystone Communities Program for the Highland Avenue Lighting project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details
2014-0953 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all of the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 83-P, Lot 230 (Council District No. 9 - Site Assemblage for Commercial Development - North Beatty Street).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0954 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh for the sale of Disposition Parcel A-9, Block 51-H, Lot 322, in the 8th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, the East Liberty Neighborhood - Baum Boulevard and South Negley Avenue - Council District No. 9 (community parklet).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0949 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Immanuel Church, located at 1000 Madison Avenue (AKA 810 Tripoli Street), block and lot number 24-J-229-0000-01/02, in the 23rd Ward, City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0943 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an agreement or agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC, at a cost not to exceed $175,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-0943 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an agreement or agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC, at a cost not to exceed $175,000.00.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0953 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all of the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 83-P, Lot 230 (Council District No. 9 - Site Assemblage for Commercial Development - North Beatty Street).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0944 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Acting Chief of Police, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety, Impaired Driving Grant (Federal Fiscal Year 2015), in the amount of eighty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-six dollars and zero cents ($89,996.00).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0945 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a professional services agreement with ESM Advisors, LLC for an organizational assessment and strategic evaluation of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Cost not to exceed $32,340.00.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0931 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of two warrants, one in the amount of ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($11,500.00) in favor of Duquesne Light Company and one the amount of SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($7,500.00) in favor of Verizon Pennsylvania, L.L.C.'s damage claim in the amount of SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($7,500.00) both 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 No. 13-002940, and Verizon's claim (City of Pittsburgh Claim File No. 13-93), for property damage claims arising from a December 26, 2012, incident when a City of Pittsburgh motor vehicle allegedly struck two utility pole at or about the intersection of Loyal Way and Amanda Avenue.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0932 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($25,000.00), in favor of Diane Zion, c/o Austin P. Henry, Mills & Henry, 223 Fourth Avenue, 200 Benedum Trees Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, releasing and discharging Sergeant Terrence Donnelly, from direct liability in any and all claims in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:09-cv-0038, and arising from an alleged incident on or about March 17, 2009 and described more fully in plaintiff's complaint in civil action.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0933 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Richard King Mellon Foundation to receive $150,000 in funding to support the operations of the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0934 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with The Pittsburgh Foundation to receive $130,000 in funding to support the operations of the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0935 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with The Hillman Foundation to receive $50,000 in funding to support the operations of the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0936 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with The Buhl Foundation to receive $10,000 in funding to support the operations of the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0937 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the The Heinz Endowments to receive $100,000 in funding to support the operations of the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0938 1 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 J: A: 1206 Herron, B: 1128 Ruthven, C: 4609 Carroll, D:7147 Hermitage, E: 7624 Frankstown, & 815 Durango, [F:420 E. Warrington - DELETED, & 424 E. Warrington - DELETED, G: 414 E Warrington - DELETED], H: 17 Curtin, I: Grace, J: 460 Grace, & 456 Grace. Read and referred  Action details
2014-0939 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 D. A: 5324 Natrona, B: 1745 Duffield, C: 7296 Lemington, 7296 Lemington, 7298 Lemington, D: 7300 Race Read and referred  Action details
2014-0940 1 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: 1420 and 1422 Liverpool Read and referred  Action details
2014-0941 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales, in accordance with Act No.171 of 1984, "Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act", effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through I. A: 5115 Lytle B: 5111 Lytle C: 5111½ Lytle D: 5113 Lytle E: 5109 Roma F: 919 Chestnut G: 1128 Woodland Read and referred  Action details
2014-0942 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: 6824 Fifth Avenue B: 2505 S. 18th Street Read and referred  Action details
2014-0946 1 ResolutionResolution repealing Resolution No. 342, effective June 2, 2014, entitled “Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh's Department of Public Works to assume responsibility for the year round maintenance, repair, and future alterations of facilities constructed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as part of the PA Route 28 Roadway Improvement Project, subject to City Council's final approval” by repealing it in its entirety.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0947 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh's Department of Public Works to assume responsibility for the year round maintenance, repair, and future alterations of facilities constructed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as part of the PA Route 28 Roadway Improvement Project.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0956 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title 6: Conduct, Article VII Disruptive Properties, Chapter 670: Disruptive Property Abatement by changing language in Chapter 670.03 (c) (4): NOTICE.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0925 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0926 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0861 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative; Article III: Organization; Chapter 116 - Public Safety; by adding a new section at § 116.04 creating a care fund for post duty law enforcement canines.AMENDEDPass Action details
2014-0861 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative; Article III: Organization; Chapter 116 - Public Safety; by adding a new section at § 116.04 creating a care fund for post duty law enforcement canines.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details
2014-0879 2 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). Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0927 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0855 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a professional services agreement or agreements with E.B. Jacobs, Inc. for expert consulting services associated with revisions to the City's methods used to hire police officers and providing for payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $52,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0928 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0872 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 796, effective January 1, 2014, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2014 Capital Budget and the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2014 through 2019 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Riverview Community/Senior Center (-$175,000.00) and creating the Uptown and Fifth/Forbes Corridor TRID Planning Study (+$175,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0873 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 Riverview Community/Senior Center (-$900,000.00) and creating the Uptown and Fifth/Forbes Corridor TRID Planning Study (+$900,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0874 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 2013 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Riverview Community/Senior Center (-$553,567.45) and creating the Uptown and Fifth/Forbes Corridor TRID Planning Study (+$553,567.45).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0929 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0930 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernemtal Affairs for October 22, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0670 1 ResolutionResolution amendment to the South Side Works Tax Increment Financing Plan removing Parcels B2c, B2d and E2b from the South Side Works District (Council District 3).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0859 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Courtyard at Penn Plan of Lots, 5420, 5422 & 5424 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0877 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Square View Apartments. Passed FinallyPass Action details