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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/28/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2015-1906 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 28th, 2015 to be “Shayne Haynie Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1907 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Trinity for her accomplishments at such a young age and wish her well at the upcoming pageant in Harrisburg and advancement to Nationals to be held in Los Angeles, California; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to be “Trinity Renee Angeline Stanley for Miss PA Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1908 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Jim Gregg for touching the lives of thousands of Greenfield children by teaching them life lessons and for being a role model and a Greenfield icon and congratulates Jim Gregg for his 50 years of coaching baseball in Greenfield, 44 years of coaching basketball at St. Rosalia’s and for a lifetime of unselfish devotion to his community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 28, 2015, to be “ JIM GREGG DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1909 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Stylish Pittsburgh for promoting style in Pittsburgh and its neighborhoods, and for bringing attention to the efforts of style leaders and promoters in our City; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 29, 2015 to be “Stylish Pittsburgh Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1910 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival as an annual experience designed to bring comedy as an art form to the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of August 27nd, 2015 to be “Comedy Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1911 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Pittsburgh commends the Smith family for standing on faith and love which has carried them throughout the years and may it continue to strengthen them in years to come; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, August 1, 2015, to be “Smith Family Reunion Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1912 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby honor the awardees of the 2015 Pittsburgh Strong Awards for being a positive influence in the lives of our young girls and adolescents; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 21 , 2015, to be “Strong Women, Strong Girls Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1913 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Riverlife for their ongoing successful efforts to reclaim, restore and promote Pittsburgh’s riverfronts; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare August 28nd, 2015 to be “Riverlife’s Party at the Pier with Michael Keaton Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1914 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Michael John McCarthy for his extraordinary football achievements, including winning a Super Bowl, for his leadership ability, toughness and football knowledge and commends and congratulates Mike McCarthy for his dedication to his hometown because you can take the boy out of Greenfield but you can never take Greenfield out of the boy; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, August 23, 2015 to be “ COACH MIKE McCARTHY DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1915 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Mary Ellen Barr for her 42 years of dedicated service to the City and the Department of Public Safety and congratulates her and wishes her well on her retirement; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, July 31, 2015, to be “ MARY ELLEN BARR DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1901 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Comfort Inn and Suites at 1100 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh (20th Ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1901 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Comfort Inn and Suites at 1100 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh (20th Ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1902 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Chief of Police and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Parking Authority for the purpose of sharing data in order to facilitate the recovery of wanted or stolen vehicles and enforcement of other violations.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-1899 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to rename Bloomfield Park, located in the 8th Ward of Pittsburgh, as “Paul J. Sciullo II Memorial Park”.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1899 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to rename Bloomfield Park, located in the 8th Ward of Pittsburgh, as “Paul J. Sciullo II Memorial Park”.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1889 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Transfer Agreement or Agreements with the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (“ALCOSAN”), providing for the transfer to the City of Pittsburgh all of ALCOSAN’s right, title and interest in the CSX Agreement and the Facilities.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1889 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Transfer Agreement or Agreements with the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (“ALCOSAN”), providing for the transfer to the City of Pittsburgh all of ALCOSAN’s right, title and interest in the CSX Agreement and the Facilities.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1903 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into agreements for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for the construction of the “Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp” and to thereafter enter into an additional Agreement or Agreements with Riverlife, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and other agencies as needed, to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this project, and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $2,491,244.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1903 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into agreements for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for the construction of the “Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp” and to thereafter enter into an additional Agreement or Agreements with Riverlife, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and other agencies as needed, to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this project, and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $2,491,244.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1904 1 CommunicationCommunication from Mary Beth Doheny, City Clerk, submitting the First and Second quarter Travel Reports for 2015, from various City Departments.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2015-1905 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Granicus, Inc. in the amount of $23,804.84 in payment for the software and hardware upgrades and server hosting services of Legistar, the legislative tracking and video streaming technology used by the City Clerk’s Office.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-1905 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Granicus, Inc. in the amount of $23,804.84 in payment for the software and hardware upgrades and server hosting services of Legistar, the legislative tracking and video streaming technology used by the City Clerk’s Office.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-1900 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 22, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1838 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to enter into a grant agreement with Capital Impact Partners to support the efforts of the Affordable Housing Task Force. The grant agreement will allow the Department of City Planning to receive the services of the Cornerstone Technical Assistance Grant, awarded by Capital Impact Partners.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1839 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 434, effective July 9, 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; 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 transfer funds within the Mayor’s Office from: “Downtown Neighborhood Association” (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Rosedale Block Cluster, Inc.” (+$5,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video