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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/3/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-1926 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Bonnie DiCarlo and JoAnn Forrester for creating and sustaining Celebrate & Share, and for their long-standing commitment to recognizing the accomplishments of women; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, August 26, 2015 to be “Celebrate & Share Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1927 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and recognize the important work of Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace and their advocacy for the need of a reduction of stockpiles and safer handling procedures worldwide as steps toward a world free of nuclear weapons.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1928 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Reading Warriors Program and the Reading Warriors for the work they do in promoting literacy and the difference they make to the children of the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, August 3, 2015, to be “Reading Warriors Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1929 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Beto’s Restaurant for their commitment to the City of Pittsburgh, District 2, and its loyal customers who come back for their one of a kind pizza; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, August 3, 2015, to be “Beto’s Restaurant Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1930 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the 2015 People of Distinction honorees; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, August 22, 2015 to be “People of Distinction Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1931 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and honor Dr. Bobby Jones on his many accomplishments in television and radio; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, August 21 , 2015, to be “Dr. Bobby Jones Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-1925 1 PetitionPetition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to recognizing public right-of-ways to (1) the alley that has been used [as] a turnaround at the top of Coyne Terrace; and (2) the lot on Coyne Terrace that leads to the public steps connecting Coyne Terrace to Winterburn Ave.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-1916 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1840 3 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article I Administration, Chapter 701 General Provisions, to create a Board of License and Inspection Review to hear and adjudicate appeals related to this Title.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2015-1840 3 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article I Administration, Chapter 701 General Provisions, to create a Board of License and Inspection Review to hear and adjudicate appeals related to this Title.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2015-1841 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Ten, Building, Chapter 1004, International Property Maintenance Code Adoption, Section 1004.02 “Changes Specified” by changing the board responsible for hearing appeals arising under Chapter 1004 from the Board of Appeals to the Board of License and Inspection Review.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1875 1 ResolutionResolution transferring the amount of $2,000 from City Council Salaries & Wages, Regular, JDE Account Number 101100.51101, subledger D3 to City Clerk, Professional and Technical Services, Administrative Fees, JDE Account Number 101200.53101, subledger CC3.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1878 2 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 D: [A: 6824 Kelly - DELETED, 6826 Kelly - DELETED], B: 805 54th, 805 54th, C: 4809 Broad, [D: 6830 Kelly - DELETED]Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1879 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: 6 AlexisPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1880 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 B. A: 224 Meredith, B: 934 MorrisonPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1881 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 S. A: 267 Ater, B: 250 42nd, C: 5210 Dresden, D: 5237 Natrona, E: 5235½ Natrona, F: 5224 Poe, G: 5317 Dresden, H: 5336 Dresden, I: 5418 Carnegie, J: 5423 Keystone, K: 5213 Gem, L: 5334 Hillcrest, M: 5328 Hillcrest, N: 5324 Hillcrest, O: 5226 Second, P: 5228 Second, Q: 315 Marsonia, R: 2717 Plough, S: 1231 WoodlandPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1882 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 L. A: 416 E. Warrington, B: 639 McLain, C: 631 McLain, D: 54 Craighead, E: 52 Craighead, F: 63 Beltzhoover, G: 111 Craighead, H: 1105 Liverpool, I: 1315 N. Franklin, J: 1908 Manhattan, K: 1609 Manhattan, L: 162 RobinsonPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1883 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 J. A: 416 774 Anaheim, B: 2708 Bedford, C: 2710 Bedford, D: 2712 Bedford, E: 2720 Bedford, F: 2728 Bedford, G: 907 Shawnee, H: 909 Shawnee, I: 913 Shawnee, J: 2932 WebsterPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1884 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell, Durrant, Beatty, Palombo, and Miller, P.C. in the amount of One Hundred Seventy-Two Thousand Dollars and no cents ($172,000.00) to provide professional legal services and expert advice for collective bargaining and/or interest arbitration, as well as expert legal services with regard to separate collective bargaining matters involving other City unions.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1917 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1825 4 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title VI, Article 1, to add a new Section 626, "Paid Sick Days Act," to improve the public health by granting Paid Sick Time to employees in the city of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1918 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1877 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Public Safety and the Chief of Police to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2015 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreement(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said grant. Said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed one hundred and twenty seven thousand nine hundred thirty nine dollars and zero cents ($127,939.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1892 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six: Conduct, Article I Regulated Rights and Actions, Chapter 601 Public Order, Section 601.04 Noise Control, by deleting the language in the Chapter in its entirety, and replacing it with new language.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1919 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1886 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 Reimbursement Agreement with Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and to reimburse Columbia Gas in the amount of up to $184,044 for the purpose of the construction of new concrete curb & sidewalk, and the pavement base drain, as the City of Pittsburgh share for the reconstruction of Dellrose Avenue from Parkfield Street to Overbrook Boulevard, in the 29th Ward.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1887 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Ownership and Maintenance Agreement with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, and Allegheny County, to maintain at the City’s sole cost and expense, the Larimer/East Liberty Phase 1 Development, public streets and green infrastructure, Eleventh and Twelfth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1888 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Ownership and Maintenance Agreement with ALMONO, LP, and Allegheny County to maintain at the City’s sole cost and expense, the completed Green Infrastructure associated with Signature Boulevard, in the Fourth and Fifteenth Wards, Council Districts 3 and 5 of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1920 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1856 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to provide job development and employment services, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor, staff, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, vocational skills training and on-the-job training, outreach, recruitment costs and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2015 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2015 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program, and for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1857 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies for job development and employment services necessary to implement the 2015 Neighborhood Employment Program, and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2015 Neighborhood Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1858 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct 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 $700,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1859 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 $14,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1860 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct 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 $1,000,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1861 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and./or Contract(s) with Ceridian HCM, Inc. for the purpose of on-going time entry and data access services and related support services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $376,500.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1921 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1678 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R3-M, Residential Three-Unit, Moderate Density, to P, Parks District, a certain property identified as Block Number 51-H, lot number 118 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System. 400 Roup Avenue.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1690 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from RM-M, Residential Multi-Unit, Moderate Density, to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial, certain properties identified as Block Number 10-L, lot numbers 252 and 255 (2423 & 2435 Centre Avenue) all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1871 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 179 approved March 31, 2015, to include additional addresses for Area “DD” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1872 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 650 approved October 7, 2014, to include additional addresses for Area “II” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1873 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 60, approved February 5, 2013, providing for the implementation of a Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Area “P”, in the Bluff/Uptown area (Council District #6) to expand the district to include additional streets pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1874 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Community Based Organizations for community and economic development planning assistance in various neighborhoods in the City and providing operating support for these groups, and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, at a cost not exceed $690,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1885 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name in the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street (SPIRIT STREET)was approved by CPAC in June 2015. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1922 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmatiave Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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”.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1923 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1924 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for July 29, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1862 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Women’s Center and Shelter Renovations, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1863 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and 8 to 8 LLC, for the sale of Block 50-G, Lots 7, 8 and 76 in the 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 - Rosetta Street (residential construction).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1864 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 Properties in the 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 50-F, Lot 137 and Block 50-G, Lots 4, 5, 72, 77, 80, 81 and 82 (Council District No. 9 - Site Assemblage for Residential Development - 5115, 5128, 5130, 5145, 5131, 5127, 5125 and 5123 Rosetta Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1865 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 properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, specifically 114 Wooster Street, Block and Lot 10-J-318 on Perry St., Block and Lot 10-J-323 on Fir Way, 19 Elmore St., 112 Wooster Street, 23 Elmore Street, 2156 Webster Avenue, 628 and 626 Perry Street for the Addison Terrace Redevelopment Phase III, (Council District No. 6 - Site Assemblage for Residential Development) .Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1866 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an application for financial assistance for the Larimer Passive For-Sale Homes project in the amount of $500,000 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for the operation and administration of certain programs and projects in FY 2015-2016. (Council District: 9).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1867 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a 2015-2016 Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh providing for the designation of the local matching share for a grant applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Keystone Communities Program for the Larimer Passive For-Sale Homes project. (Council District: 9).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1868 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an application for financial assistance for the Polish Hill Brereton and Dobson Housing Development in the amount of $500,000 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for the operation and administration of certain programs and projects in FY 2015-2016. (Council District: 7).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-1869 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a 2015-2016 Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh providing for the designation of the local matching share for a grant applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Keystone Communities Program for the Polish Hill Brereton and Dobson Housing Development. (Council District: 7).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video