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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/13/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-2110 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and celebrate the role that our LGBT residents have have played in enriching the culture and history of the City of Pittsburgh, and does hereby declare the month of October, 2015 to be LGBT History Month in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2111 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend STANDING FIRM for its commitment to addressing the issues of partner violence in the workplace and along with a large network of domestic violence service providers in the region to spreading awareness of the devastating effects of domestic violence . The Council congratulates STANDING FIRM on its 2015 Awards Luncheon and its choice of deserving awardees; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 2015, to be “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARNESS MONTH” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2112 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends and celebrates the efforts of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund and joins them in commemorating Homeless Children’s Awareness Week; and, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 18th to 25th, 2015 to be Homeless Children’s Awareness Week in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2113 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim October, 2015 as ARCHIVES MONTH throughout the City of Pittsburgh and encourages all citizens to celebrate and explore the vibrancy and dynamics of Pittsburgh’s history.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2114 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s program EmployAble, for its extraordinary efforts to promote inclusiveness in the region’s workforce and congratulates the staff of EmployAble for celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 13, 2015, to be “ EMPLOYABLE DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2115 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the commitment of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny County Library Association to encourage children and teens to choose reading. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 15, 2015 as, “Youth Literature Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2116 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Croatian National Hall Javor for preserving Croatian heritage and maintaining a community space for Pittsburgh’s Croatians for 110 years; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, October 17th, 2015 to be "Croatian National Hall Javor Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2117 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. John Macellaro, Jr. for the tremendous work he does with our youth; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 13, 2015, to be “John Macellaro, Jr. Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2118 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. Reggie Smith for the work he does in empowering our youth; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 13, 2015, to be “Reggie Smith Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2119 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Lead Pastor Joyce Owens and Assistant Pastor Harry Owens for the work they do in the ministry and the lives they have touched; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, October 11, 2015, to be “Pastors Joyce and Harry Owens Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2120 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Eyetique for their continued success; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, October 14, 2015, to be “Eyetique Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2100 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinance, Title IV, Public Places and Property, Article VII, City Realty, by adding a new Chapter 454 entitled “Adopt-A-Lot Program.”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2101 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into a professional services agreement to develop a 40-Year Facilities Optimization Plan and Investment Strategy for the City of Pittsburgh at a cost not to exceed $1,000,000.00.Withdrawn  Action details
2015-2102 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 652 of 2010, as amended, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements and a Lease or Leases by and between the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) and First Vehicle Services (“First Vehicle”), pursuant to which First Vehicle will furnish all work and services needed to manage and maintain the City's Vehicle Fleet," by extending the contract for one (1) year and authorizing funding for said extension period in the amount of Eight Million Six Hundred Ninety-Four Thousand, Three Hundred Seventy-Eight Dollars ($8,694,378).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2108 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 549, effective September 21, 2012 entitled "providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof", by transferring $5,000 to Historic Deutschtown Development Corporation , within District 1 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2109 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 $5,000 to Historic Deutschtown Development Corporation, within District 1 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2103 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 493, effective August 6, 2012 entitled “providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, by transferring $10,100 from District 6 Neighborhood Initiative to the Hill District CDC in Council District 6 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $130,802.79Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2104 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 $10,100 from District 6 Neighborhood Initiative to the Hill District CDC in Council District 6 Neighborhood Needs for the purpose of technical assistance related to an Economic Development Administration grant application for Centre Ave infrastructure development.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2105 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. A: 1916 ForbesRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2106 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 P. A: 1713 Cliff, B: 23 Monaca, C: 3 Monaca, D: 806 Cassatt, E: 2504 Hallett, F: 2830 Wylie, G: 3531 Milwaukee, H: 233 N. Aiken, I: 570 Panke (DELETED), J: 7241 Hermitage, K: 7245 Hermitage, L: 1307 N. Franklin, M: 1321 Columbus, N: 1410 Adams, O: 1421 Nixon, P: 1416 NixonRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2107 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with PennDOT under which PennDOT will make improvements to and transfer Industrial Boulevard, approximately 1.2 miles of road, to the City, and the City will transfer to PennDOT, three current City street segments, those streets being: 1) Euclid Avenue from Baum Boulevard to Centre Avenue, approximately 350 feet; 2) Centre Avenue from Euclid Avenue to Highland Avenue, approximately 970 feet; and 3) Steuben Street, from point on Steuben Street identification Station point 139+77 to Cross Street, approximately 347 feet. In addition, Provost Road, from Weyman Road to StewartRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2029 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Barry Nathan 633 Hastings Street, Pittsburgh PA 15206, as a Commissioner of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 27, 2018. Dr. Nathan will fill the seat vacated by Dr. Paul Harper.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2094 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-2054 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: 327 Hancock, B: Musgrave, C: 314 Brownsville, D: 312 BrownsvillePassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2055 1 ResolutionResoluiton 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 N. A: 914 Clarissa, B:3041 Centre, C: 244 Ater, D: 2104 Brent, E: 34 Mt. Oliver, F: 920 Manton, G: 440 Natchez, H: 20 Conestoga, I: 1102 Bidwell, J: 2033 Lowrie, K: 147 Henderson, L: 1423 Loraine, M: 327 Bothwell, N: 1400 EckertPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2056 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, authorizing the sale of properties in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Act No. 171 of 1984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. Items A: 6 LeckyPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2064 1 ResolutionResolution establishing a Wage Review Committee to review the impact of increasing the wages of service workers and service employees in the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2088 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County to request a Multimodal Transportation Fund grant of $700,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Streetscape Improvements to Broadway Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Beechview neighborhood.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2095 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-2057 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement with Tree Pittsburgh for the purpose of supporting Tree Pittsburgh’s efforts to promote and advance the City of Pittsburgh’s Urban Forest Master Plan. Not to exceed $36,500.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2096 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-1837 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District to UI, Urban Industrial, a certain property identified as 2015 Mary Street, Block Number 12-K, lot number 350; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2048 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 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; 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 reprogram funds from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$35,000.00) to the Equal Opportunity Review Commission “EORC Software” (+$35,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2065 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the HELP Initiative to develop interim affordable housing strategies for the East End neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2093 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective July 23, 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; 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 reprogram funds from the Law Department “Disparity Study Update” (-$153,000.00) to the Urban Redevelopment Authority “Personnel-URA” (+$153,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2097 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-2053 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Four (“Public Places and Property”), Article XI (“Parks and Playgrounds”) by amending Chapter 473 with respect to the operation of drones and other activities involving airborne objects or persons located within, above or in the vicinity of City parks and playgrounds.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2098 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-2049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief & Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance and/or the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements or to adopt Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CoStars agreements in order to license diversity management software modules. The total cost shall not exceed $97,000.00 over a five year period.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2099 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 7, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2015-2042 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Masonic Building Redevelopment Project, 40 West North Avenue and 1120 Reddour Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2046 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and The Bible Center Church, Inc. for the Sale of Block 174-K, Lot 378, in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (709 Sterrett Street - Sideyard)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2047 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Georgetta Rue with respect to the Sale of Block 56-F, Lot 334, in the 15th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No.5 (4818 Chatsworth Street - Sideyard)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2089 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 569, effective September 29, 2012, as amended, entitled “Providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $3,400,000” by increasing the funding for Personnel by $153,000 and the total of all projects to $3,703.000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video