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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/3/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-0998 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 3, 2014, to be “Fund It Forward Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0999 1 ProclamationBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 6, 2014, to be “GREENFIELD VETERANS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-0994 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 24 of 2014 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with UPMC Mercy in connection with the administration and evaluation of medical examinations and related tests and procedures for the Civil Service Commission's medical examination program for current and prospective employees for employment and promotion and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed Seven Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars ($780,000.00)Read and referred  Action details
2014-0995 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 417 approved June 10, 2014, to include additional addresses for Area “DD” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-0995 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 417 approved June 10, 2014, to include additional addresses for Area “DD” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0996 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 770 approved December 3, 2013 providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “W” in the Crawford-Roberts community (Council Districts #6) to expand the district to include additional addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0997 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement/s and/or contract/s with Douglas A. Shields, located at 2329 Tilbury Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15217-2455, for independent consulting services, including but not limited to legislative research, professional writing, financial analysis, office coverage services to City Council in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Section 310, at a cost not to exceed Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000.00) per year.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0991 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing 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 Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Project Safe Neighborhoods-Western District, in the amount of ninety-nine thousand seven hundred dollars and zero cents ($99,700.00). Grant ID: 25673/October 1, 2014-June 30, 2015Read and referred  Action details
2014-0992 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing 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 Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Project Safe Neighborhoods-Western District, in the amount of nine thousand five hundred dollars and zero cents ($9,500.00). Grant ID: 25570/October 1, 2014-June 30, 2015Read and referred  Action details
2014-0990 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to purchase the Lot and Block# 54-J-187 located at 341 Saline Street, 15207 from John & Virginia Ingoldsby in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-0990 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to purchase the Lot and Block# 54-J-187 located at 341 Saline Street, 15207 from John & Virginia Ingoldsby in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).Read and referred  Action details
2014-0993 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to WM Recycle America., in the amount of Sixty four thousand nine hundred sixty nine dollars and eighty four cents, ($64,969.84), in payment for emergency recycling collection and disposition, for the months of August and September 2014, resulting from the prior contracted vendor ceasing operations.Read and referred  Action details
2014-0970 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mark Bocian as Chief of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services of the City of Pittsburgh. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0971 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Amanda Rubio as a Commissioner of the Commission on Human Relations of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. ApprovedPass Action details
2014-0972 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Eric Horwith as a Commissioner of the Commission on Human Relations of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. ApprovedPass Action details
2014-0973 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Helen Gerhardt, 843 Collins Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, as a Commissioner of the Commission on Human Relations of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on November 18, 2018. Ms. Gerhardt will fill the seat vacated by Beth Pittinger. This appointment shall take effect upon confirmation by Pittsburgh City Council.Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0974 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mariana Padias, 4309 Summit Street, Apt. 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, as a Commissioner of the Commission on Human Relations of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on NOVEMBER 18, 2018. Ms. Padias will fill the seat vacated by Gerald Robinson. This appointment shall take effect upon confirmation by Pittsburgh City Council.Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0975 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Richard Morris, 7144 Thomas Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, as a Commissioner of the Commission on Human Relations of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on November 18, 2018. Mr. Morris will fill the seat vacated by Neil Parham. This appointment shall take effect upon confirmation by Pittsburgh City Council.Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0976 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Florence Rouzier as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Ms. Rouzier will fill the seat vacated by Jason Matthews. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0977 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Freddie Croce as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Mr. Croce will fill the seat vacated by James Herring. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0978 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Jessica Bellas as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Ms. Bellas will fill the seat vacated by Richard Bellisario. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0979 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Justin Laing as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Mr. Laing will fill the seat vacated by Jennifer Danquist. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0980 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Paul Harper as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Dr. Harper will fill the seat vacated by Gregg Kander. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0981 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Ralph Bangs as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Dr. Bangs will fill the seat vacated by Margaret Ringel-Baker. Held, Pending Interview  Action details
2014-0982 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Tracey McCants Lewis as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Ms. McCants Lewis will fill the seat vacated by Marc Little. Referred for Interview  Action details
2014-0983 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Paul Leger as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2015. Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0984 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Senator Wayne Fontana, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2016. This appointment shall take effect upon confirmation by Pittsburgh City Council.Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0985 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Karen Abrams as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2017. Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0986 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2015. Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0987 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2016.Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0988 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Councilman Ricky Burgess as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2017.Held in CouncilPass Action details
2014-0989 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit on the Department of Public Safety Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0964 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0897 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with eCivis, Inc. for annual access, maintenance and support of web-based grants software to increase the City's capacity to research, apply for and manage grants and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $125,327.00 over three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0898 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Corporate Security Investigations, Inc. (“CSI”) for expert investigative and consulting services, cost not to exceed $2,000.00. Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0917 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Granicus, Inc. in the amount of $17,701.00 in payment for the annual maintenance agreement and other services related to the legislative tracking software used by the City Clerk's Office.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0965 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0900 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Public Safety and the Acting Chief of Police to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (DOJ), to receive monies from the 2014 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreements(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said Grant Agreement. Said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed one hundred fifty three thousand seven hundred eighteen dollars ($153,718.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0901 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement or agreements with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's “2014 Port Security Grant Program”, in the amount of One Hundred Thirty-Three Thousand Nine Hundred and Six Dollars and no cents ($133,906.00). The City's funding share with respect to this grant agreement or agreements is in the amount of Thirty-Three Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Six Dollars and no cents ($33,476.00) and shall be payable from the Bureau of Police's 2014 Equipment Fund. The Federal Government's share with respect to this grant agreement or agreements is One-Hundred Thousand Four Hundred Thirty Dollars and no cents ($100,430.00) and shall be deposited into the City's Grants Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0966 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0902 1 ResolutionResolution Providing for the letting, for and during the calendar years 2015, 2016 and 2017, of Contracts and for the use of existing Contracts for professional services including planning, architectural, engineering, and real estate services, as well as construction administration, management and inspection services related to the assessment, design, construction and maintenance of the City's infrastructure, buildings and lands as needed by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh, and for related engineering and construction services in and for any or all Departments of the City of Pittsburgh, and providing for the payments of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0967 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0968 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0899 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Heinz Endowments to receive $25,000 in funding to support the analysis of streetlight conversion to higher performance LED systems and production of public awareness programming related to reduction of light pollution and encouragement of citywide energy conservationPassed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0969 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 29, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-0903 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an application for financial assistance in the amount of $75,000 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for a Municipal Assistance and Planning Grant for the Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Transit Revitalization Investment District planning study. (Council District 6).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0904 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with a $75,000 Municipal Assistance and Planning Grant for the Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Transit Revitalization Investment District planning study from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. (Council District 6).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0905 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Allegheny Health Network ED Expansion project. (Council District 1)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0906 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Allegheny Health Network ED Expansion project. (Council District 1)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0907 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $3,000,000 for the Frick Pittsburgh Education and Community Center project. (Council District 9)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0908 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $3,000,000 for the Frick Pittsburgh Education and Community Center project. (Council District 9)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0909 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,500,000 for the Heinz Hall Renovation project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0910 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,500,000 for the Heinz Hall Renovation project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0911 1 ResolutionResoluthion authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $4,000,000 for the Smithfield Street Corridor Revitalization project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0912 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $4,000,000 for the Smithfield Street Corridor Revitalization project. (Council District 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0913 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $3,000,000 for the Workingman's Savings Bank and Trust Building (ARC House) project. (Council District 1)Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-0914 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA's application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $3,000,000 for the Workingman's Savings Bank and Trust Building (ARC House) project. (Council District 1)Passed FinallyPass Action details