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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/17/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2015-2246 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and congratulate the members of HarmonEyes for their extraordinary commitment to their music and for providing pure entertainment to senior centers , nursing homes and the community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, November 17, 2015, to be “ HARMONEYES DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2247 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh celebrates Ms. Katie O’Malley, and congratulates her and the other exemplary individuals who were selected for the 40 Under 40 Awards; and, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, November 10th 2015 to be “Katie O’Malley Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2248 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Ed Roberson for his contributions as an author and poet; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, November 17 , 2015, to be “ Ed Roberson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2249 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 16, 2015 “Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2224 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 23 of 2014 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with UPMC LifeSolutions for professional services in connection with the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Employee Assistance Program; by increasing the total cost from $141,700.00 to $212,550.00, and extending the contract one (1) calendar year through 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2225 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement or Agreements with Allegheny County with respect to the winter season(s) of 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018 (November 1 to March 31 of each year) under which (1) (a) the City will store, handle, and load salt for the County and (b) the County will store, handle, and load salt for the City, and, (2) (a) the City will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain County Roads, including bridges with their approaches, and (b) the County will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain City Roads, including bridges with their approaches.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-2225 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement or Agreements with Allegheny County with respect to the winter season(s) of 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018 (November 1 to March 31 of each year) under which (1) (a) the City will store, handle, and load salt for the County and (b) the County will store, handle, and load salt for the City, and, (2) (a) the City will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain County Roads, including bridges with their approaches, and (b) the County will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain City Roads, including bridges with their approaches.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-2226 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article I, Public Rights of Way, Section 420.10, to clarify street naming notification procedures.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2227 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Five: Traffic, Article VII: Parking; by amending language to Sections 541.01, 541.03, and 541.05.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2245 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Title 6: Conduct, Article 1: Regulated Rights and Actions by adding section 627 providing for the assessment of a civil fine for the possession of small amounts of cannabis in the City of Pittsburgh under certain terms and conditions.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2229 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title IV: Public Places and Property, Article XI: Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 473: Use Regulations, § 473.05 - Behavior; by adding new language designating parks and playground as “Tobacco-Free.”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2228 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of two (2) warrants as follows: one warrant in the amount of $4,578.69, in favor of Marcus & Carole Gottlieb 307 S. Dithridge Street, Apt. 802, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 and one warrant in the amount of $1,000.00, in favor of Alan & Linda Gordon, 5400 Albemarle Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, in settlement of their claim for property damage to the sewer lateral at 5400 Albemarle Avenue from encroachment of roots of a city tree during May/June 2014.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2230 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. A: 5229 PoeRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2231 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 F. A: 908 Cherokee, B: 5438 Camelia, C: 7806 Kelly, & 7809 Formosa, D: 5017 & 5019 Blair, E: 959 Kirkbride, F: 205 KnoxRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2232 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract or agreement, or use of existing contract or agreement with the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group for the purpose of providing an annual analysis of community reinvestment of possible City depositories and other associated work associated with RFPs for City Depository Analysis. The contract will be with the Department of Finance and the contract period shall be for January 1 to December 31, 2015, renewable annually for up to three (3) years by mutual agreement of the parties. Total cost for 2015 is $20,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2233 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 2016, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Earned Income Tax for the year 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2234 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 2016, by fixing the rate of interest on delinquent Home Rule Tax for the year 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2235 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 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2236 1 ResolutionResolution making Appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the Public Business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2016Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2237 1 ResolutionResolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2238 1 ResolutionResolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2239 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2016 Fiscal YearRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2240 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the City of Pittsburgh to participate in or purchase off contracts for goods, materials, services, construction, vehicles or equipment entered into by the U.S. General Services Administration, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any Commonwealth of Pennsylvania County, City, Township, Municipality, Borough, Authority, Public Procurement Unit and the Pittsburgh School District for the 2016 fiscal year pursuant to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law, Act 57 of 1998 and Act 180 of 1972 as amended by Act 148 of 1986.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2241 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution 273 of 2009, as amended, entitled “Resolution providing for an agreement between the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) and the County of Allegheny (“County”) for the continued assumption by the County of purchasing activities on behalf of the City which henceforth shall include service contracts (B contracts) and commodity purchases for the purchase of materials, general supplies, and equipment by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh for any or all Departments of the City of Pittsburgh; and providing for the payment of all costs thereof” so as to extend the authorization.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2242 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Public Works to enter into a License and Project Agreement with United Way of Allegheny County, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, to renovate Stargell Field in Homewood Park.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-2242 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Public Works to enter into a License and Project Agreement with United Way of Allegheny County, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, to renovate Stargell Field in Homewood Park.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-2243 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the locations of certain property and accepting these locations as right-of-way for Wenzell Avenue in the 20th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2244 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 41, effective 11-2-2015, entitled, “Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title IV, Public Places and Property, Article VII, City Realty, by adding subsection (d) to Section 454.02 and deleting 454.04 in its entirety.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2015-2220 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 10, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2180 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 B. A: 2506 Hallett, B: 1325 SheffieldPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2181 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: 46 Mount Oliver, B: 841 Gearing Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2182 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: 301 Montooth Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2183 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: Musgrave Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2184 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 creating “2015 Beechview Community and Senior Center” to be funded by a $500,000 transfer from Office of Management and Budget’s Operating Budget.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2187 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 768 of 2009, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program” so as to transfer $25,000 from Hazelwood Imitative to Hazelwood Master PlanPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2189 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 855 of 2011, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2012 through 2017 Capital Improvement Program” so as to transfer $65,000 to the Hazelwood Master Plan and $15,000 to the Forbes and Murray Improvement PlanPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2221 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 10, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2206 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Ingram Borough in connection with the paving of West Prospect Avenue and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, by the Borough to the City, of the costs associated with the paving of the Borough’s portion of West Prospect Avenue. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is Eighteen Thousand Seven Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($18,715.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2207 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Mt. Oliver Borough in connection with the paving of Brownsville Road and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, by the Borough to the City, of the costs associated with the paving of the Borough’s portion of Brownsville Road. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is Sixty Two Thousand Five Hundred Fifty Six Dollars ($62,556.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2222 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 10, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2188 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of City Planning to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, lease or leases, professional service agreements or the use of existing contracts, leases or agreements, and other services, along with other approved expenditures and for the payment of supplies, equipment, materials, rentals, and other services for the Hazelwood Master Plan project using 2010 and 2012 Capital funds in an amount not to exceed $90,000Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2190 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of City Planning to enter into a contract or contracts, agreement or agreements, or the use and expansion of existing contracts or agreements, along with other approved expenditures for the Forbes & Murray Improvement Plan using 2012 Capital funds in an amount not to exceed $15,000Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2223 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for November 10, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2178 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Chief & Director of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Fellowship Participation Agreement with the SCA of Pittsburgh not to exceed $13,000 per year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video