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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-1806 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Peter and Teresa Habib for their 50th Wedding Anniversary; a milestone almost unheard of in this day and age and a testament to their long lasting love and devotion; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, June 25th, 2015, to be “Peter and Teresa Habib Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2015-1780 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 Carlow University’s University Commons project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1781 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 Carlow University’s University Commons project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1782 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City’s agent for administration of the 2015-2016 HOME Investments Partnership Program. (Council Districts: All)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1783 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 541, effective September 21, 2012, entitled: 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 2005 Community Development Block Grant Program; so as to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “McArdle Roadway Viaduct #1” (-$2,933.00); and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$2,933.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1784 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 272, effective May 6, 2015, entitled: “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 2006 Community Development Block Grant Program; “so as to transfer funds within Public Works from: “Penn Avenue Reconstruction” (-$62,485.64), “Slope Remediation” (-$654.31) and “South Highland Avenue Bridge” (-$32,512.69) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$95,652.64).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1785 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 343, effective June 3, 2015, entitled: 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 2008 Community Development Block Grant Program, so as to reprogram funds in Public Works from: “Bates Street/2nd Avenue Intersection” (-$745.50) and “McArdle Viaduct #1” (-$50,561.41) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$51,306.91).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1786 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 366, effective June 10, 2015, as amended, entitled: providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of HUD for a grant in connection with the 2009 CDBG Program; so as to transfer funds from within Public Works from “Broad Street” (-$13,093.34), “Penn Ave. Reconstruction” (-$77,982.10), “East Liberty-Penn” (-$21,907.04), “Penn Avenue Corridor Phasing Plan” (-$70,000.00), “West Ohio Street/Ridge Avenue Bridge” (-$5,255.53) and “Anderson Street Underpass” (-$37,758.10); and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$225,996.11).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1787 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 184, effective April 15, 2015, entitled: 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 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; so as to transfer funds in Public Works from: “Bridge Repairs” (-$31,380.76), and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and City Council from: District 1 Equipment (-10,000) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$31,380.76) and (+10,000) to Steel City Boxing, respectively.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1788 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 347, effective June 3, 2015 entitled: 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 2011 Community Development Block Grant Program; so as to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “Audible Traffic Signals” (-$28,888.52), “Flex Beam Guiderails” (-$31,889.00) and “Slope Failure Remediation” (-$1,935.26), and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+62,712.78).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1789 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 349, effective June 3, 2015, 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; so as to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “Slope Failure Remediation” (-$100,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Building Improvement” (+$100,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1790 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 368, effective June 10, 2015 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; so as to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “Street Lighting” (-$200,000.00) and “Wall Step and Fence Program” (-$10,275.28); and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$210,275.28).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1791 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 196, effective April 15, 2015, 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; so as to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “Street Lighting” (-$200,000.00) and “Wall, Step and Fence Program” (-$67,142.42); and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$267,142.42).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1793 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto GNC Store No. 2788, 3721 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a handicap ramp with handrail on Forbes Avenue in 4th Ward, Council District 5 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1794 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into 1) a Cooperation and Project Agreement or Agreements with the University of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and 2) a Data Sharing Agreement or Agreements with the University of Pittsburgh or a Joint Data Sharing Agreement or Agreements with the University of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County pertaining to the creation and operation of a web-based open data portal to be named the Regional Data Center and further authorizing the Director of Innovation & Performance to execute one or more Data Deposit and/or Data User Agreements if required to facilitate the City’s contribution to and use of the Regional Data Center.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1795 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors Inc. to receive $295,840 in funding to support (1) two staff positions - Senior Resilience Coordinator and Resilience Analyst within the Department of Innovation and Performance; (2) Participation in the Rockefeller Foundations 100 Resilient Cities Initiative and (3) and the development of a City-wide Resilience Plan.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1796 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Fellowship Participation Agreement with CORO Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1797 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Mayor and Chief of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Fellowship Participation Agreement with Public Allies of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1798 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an amendment to the existing Rooftop License Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and 600 GS Prop LP, a Pennsylvania limited partnership, in order to extend the term through May 5, 2018, at a cost not to exceed eighty-four thousand one hundred forty-seven dollar and eighty-nine cents ($84,147.89).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1804 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 185, effective April 15, 2015, 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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “District 1 Equipment” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Steel City Boxing” (+$10,000.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2015-1804 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 185, effective April 15, 2015, 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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “District 1 Equipment” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Steel City Boxing” (+$10,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1805 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-H, Residential Single-Unit Attached, High Density District, to NDI, Neighborhood Industrial District, certain property bounded by Phineas Street; Chestnut Street; the northernmost boundary line of the Neighborhood Industrial Zoning District; a line extending in a westerly direction from that point to Guckert Way; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 4 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 9 in the aforesaid system; and Guckert Way.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2015-1805 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-H, Residential Single-Unit Attached, High Density District, to NDI, Neighborhood Industrial District, certain property bounded by Phineas Street; Chestnut Street; the northernmost boundary line of the Neighborhood Industrial Zoning District; a line extending in a westerly direction from that point to Guckert Way; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 4 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; the northernmost boundary of Block Number 24-P, Lot Number 9 in the aforesaid system; and Guckert Way.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1803 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $4,646.55, in favor of Sherman Hopson, 2421 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, for property damage to his parked vehicle from a City ES refuse vehicle on March 2, 2015 on N. Mathlilda Street.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1792 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution Number 858, effective January 1, 2015, as amended, entitled Resolution adopting and approving the 2015 Capital Budget and the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2015 through 2020 Capital Improvement Program, so as to add projects for the Mayor’s Office and City Council District 1. Also, to reprogram funds within Public Works from: “Play Area Improvements” (-$60,000.00) and “Sport Facility Improvements” (-$40,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Building Improvements” (+$100,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1799 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 858, effective January 1, 2015, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2015 Capital Budget and the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2015 through 2020 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Play Area Improvements (-$300,000.00) and Sport Facility Improvements (-$150,000.00), and transferring the funding to the Facility Improvements (+$450,000.00) line item.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1800 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.858, effective, January 1, 2015, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2015 Capital Budget and the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2015 through 2020 Capital Improvement Program,” by adding $406,000.00 OTHER funds to the “Facility Improvements” line item. Funds will be transferred from the Comcast Franchise Trust Fund and the Verizon Franchise Trust Fund to reimburse this line item.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1801 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.858, effective, January 1, 2015, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2015 Capital Budget and the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2015 through 2020 Capital Improvement Program,” by transferring $87,000.00 BOND funds from the “PennDOT Local Share” line item” to the “Greenfield Avenue Bridge” line item.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1802 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 311, effective May 14, 2015, entitled “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, and providing for design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials and supplies in connection with the demolition and replacement of the Greenfield Avenue Bridge; including Construction Management Services; providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.” by increasing the project allocation by $1,740,000 from $19,000,000 to $20,740,000.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1777 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 24, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1737 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Grant and Maintenance Project Agreement with the Allegheny County Conservation District and to receive a grant in the amount of $39,816.47 from the Allegheny County Conservation District for the purpose of funding the Buttonwood Street Low Volume Road project within the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2015-1778 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for June 24, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1728 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution no. 158 of 2013 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) for the purpose of providing customized applicant preparation training for Public Safety position applicants and services associated with Civil Service exam preparation and training; by increasing the total cost from $24,960.00 to $29,020.00, a $4,060.00 increase in 2015.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2015-1729 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to supplement a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $50,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2015-1730 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to supplement a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor/participant/administrative staff, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, participant physicals, transportation, copier and supplies, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2015-1779 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 24, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1732 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “KK” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available