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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/24/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2014-1090 1 Will of CouncilNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Pittsburgh Parking Authority is hereby authorized to offer free parking for on-street metered parking spaces on Friday, November 28, 2014, Saturday, November 29, 2014, Tuesday, December 23, 2014, and Wednesday, December 24, 2014; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby encourages the Pittsburgh Parking Authority to offer free parking in off-street parking lots to support small businesses. AdoptedPass Action details
2014-1089 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim the week of November 24, 2014, as “Small Business Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2014-1077 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Three Crossings 2501 Smallman, 2501 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Read and referred  Action details
2014-1078 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh's Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Three Crossings Residential, 2645 Railroad Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Read and referred  Action details
2014-1079 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 $2,500,000 for the Growing Clinical Programs & Jobs at CHP project at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details
2014-1080 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 $2,500,000 for the Growing Clinical Programs & Jobs at CHP project at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details
2014-1081 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 Expansion of the Pediatric Specialty Hospital project at the Children's Home. (Council District 7) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1082 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 Expansion of the Pediatric Specialty Hospital project at the Children's Home. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details
2014-1083 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 $2,500,000 for the Forbes Hotel project. (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1084 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 $2,500,000 for the Forbes Hotel project. (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1085 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 $5,000,000 for the Almono-Hazelwood Phase 1 Infrastructure project. (Council District 5) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1086 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 $5,000,000 for the Almono-Hazelwood Phase 1 Infrastructure project. (Council District 5) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1087 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 $5,000,000 for the New Pittsburgh Playhouse project. (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1088 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 $5,000,000 for the New Pittsburgh Playhouse project. (Council District 6) Read and referred  Action details
2014-1076 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements and/or contract or contracts for the acquisition and implementation of an e-mail archiving and retention system, cost not to exceed two hundred ten thousand dollars ($210,000.00) and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Read and referred  Action details
2014-1061 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.01, Levy and Rate on Lands and Buildings, by fixing the rate of taxation for 2015, 8.06 mills upon each dollar or eight dollars and six cents ($8.06) upon each one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of the assessed valuation of all land, and 8.06 mills upon each dollar or eight dollars and six cents ($8.06) upon each one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of the assessed valuation of all buildings.. .Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-1061 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.01, Levy and Rate on Lands and Buildings, by fixing the rate of taxation for 2015, 8.06 mills upon each dollar or eight dollars and six cents ($8.06) upon each one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of the assessed valuation of all land, and 8.06 mills upon each dollar or eight dollars and six cents ($8.06) upon each one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of the assessed valuation of all buildings.. .Read and referred  Action details
2014-1062 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.02, Payment Options, Discount and Delinquency Penalty, subsection (a), Discount in advance, subsection (c), Interest for late payments, and subsection (d), Due dates for tax year 2015 only, to reflect the payment, discount and delinquent dates for the year 2015.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-1062 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article IX, Property Taxes; Chapter 263, Real Property Tax and Exemption; Section 263.02, Payment Options, Discount and Delinquency Penalty, subsection (a), Discount in advance, subsection (c), Interest for late payments, and subsection (d), Due dates for tax year 2015 only, to reflect the payment, discount and delinquent dates for the year 2015.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1063 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 245, Earned Income Tax; Section 245.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2015, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Earned Income Tax for the year 2015.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-1063 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 245, Earned Income Tax; Section 245.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2015, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Earned Income Tax for the year 2015.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1064 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 246, Home Rule Tax; Section 246.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2015, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Home Rule Tax for the year 2015.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2014-1064 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 246, Home Rule Tax; Section 246.03, Declaration and Payment of Tax; subsection (e), Interest for 2015, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Home Rule Tax for the year 2015.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1065 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to accept, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, a grant from the National League of Cities and the Food Research and Action Center in the total amount of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) to expand summertime and afterschool meal offerings at City sites and/or, through our partners, promote anti-hunger awareness, encourage healthy offerings and choices as part of the Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meals (CHAMPS) initiative. This resolution will focus on an awareness building campaign to further promote and expand meals programs across the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1066 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $2,250.00, in favor of Justus ADR Services, P.O. Box 101824, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, for payment of professional services rendered.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1067 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of two warrants in the total sum of $18,000.00, payable as follows: in the sum of $17,724.13 in favor of David Rohrich, c/o Robert J. Behling, Esquire, Dapper, Baldasare, Benson, Behling & Kane, P.C., Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, 10th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, and in the sum of $275.87 in favor of Treasurer City of Pittsburgh, in Full and Final Settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County at GD-06-000858.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1068 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of Fifty-nine Thousand One Hundred Sixty-six Dollars and 67/100 ($59,166.67), in favor of Georgeia Moreno and Timothy P. O'Brien, Esquire, 1705 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in full and final Settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:12-cv-00615.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1069 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) in favor of Leann DeMuzzio and her attorney Monte J. Rabner, Esquire, Rabner Law Offices, P.C., Law & Finance Building, 429 Fourth Avenue, Suite 800, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 in Full and Final Settlement of an action filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County at SA13-001035.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1070 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of Twenty-four Thousand One Hundred Sixty-six Dollars and 66/100 ($24,166.66), in favor of Mark Staymates and Timothy P. O'Brien, Esquire, 1705 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in full and final Settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:12-cv-00615.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1071 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the sum of Twenty-four Thousand One Hundred Sixty-six Dollars and 67/100 ($24,166.67), in favor of Darlene Staymates and Timothy P. O'Brien, Esquire, 1705 Allegheny Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in full and final Settlement of an action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania filed at 2:12-cv-00615.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1072 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 H : [A: 15 Elmore - DELETE, 17 Elmore - DELETE, 22 Wooster - DELETE, 20 Wooster - DELETE, 24 Wooster - DELETE, 19 Wooster- DELETE B: 14 Brereton - DELETE C: 251 Brereton - DELETE] D: 313 Sackett E: 5601 Hazelwood, 5605 Second F: Asteroid G: 512 Suismon H: 528 Sunnyland.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1073 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. ITEMS A and B: A: 7821-23 Kelly B: 1433-35 Sheffield.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1074 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 C. A: 216 Hazelwood B: 5309 Second C: 3224 McClure. Read and referred  Action details
2014-1075 1 ResolutionResoluiton granting unto Concord Sierra, D.A. Shadyside, LP, 11410 Common Oaks Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27614, their successor and assign, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a raised landscape planter along the northern sidewalk area at 5315 Baum Boulevard between South Atlantic Avenue and South Aiken Avenue in the 8th Ward, 7 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details
2014-1055 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-1009 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2015 Fiscal YearPassed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1027 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 719 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 4; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by transferring $1,000 from Brookline Library Project to Brookline Knights Football League Scoreboard.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1056 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1019 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, 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 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to receive the amount of one million eight hundred seventy-five thousand dollars and zero cents ($1,875,000.00). Grant ID: 2014ULWX0041 / September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2017Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1057 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-1021 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto McKnight 535 Smithfield LP, 310 Grant Street, Suite 2500, Pittsburgh PA 15219, their successor and assign, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a canopy over the right-of-way of 535 Smithfield Street in the 2nd Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1022 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Cheryl Larry, 2916 Webster Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, her successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at her own cost and expense, a side porch and a driveway with parking area on the right-of-way of Granite Street in the 5th Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1023 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MWK Forbes, LLC, 204 5th Avenue, Suite 404, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a subsurface encroachment for soil nails under the right-of-way of 5th Avenue for 3333 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, in the 4th Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1024 1 ResolutionResoluiton granting unto Charlotte Ka, 924 North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, her successors and assigns, an encroachment for a cantilvered building extension, walls with planting areas and rail on Soho Street, for 2297 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 in the 5th Ward, 6 Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1058 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
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).Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1025 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to receive insurance monies, encumber, and enter into contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, professional service agreements or utilize existing contracts and other services to perform restoration and re-installation of the Troy Hill WWI monument. Cost not to exceed $22,512.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1026 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by transferring $1,000 from Brookline Library Project to Brookline Knights Football League Scoreboard.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1059 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2014-1018 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Richard S. Caliguiri Amyloidosis Foundation in an amount not to exceed sixteen thousand, seven hundred, thirty two dollars ($16,732.00), in connection with the 2014 Great Race in the Department of Parks and Recreation, without previous authority of law; and providing for the payment thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2014-1060 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for November 19, 2014 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details