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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/21/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2015-2371 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 21, 2015 to be “Mark Brentley Sr. Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2372 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Sister Mary Ellen Williams and the Board and volunteers of S.A.L.T. (Save-A-Life-Today); and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, December 21, 2015, to be “Sister Mary Ellen Williams and S.A.L.T. Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2373 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pastor Isaac Jere, Charity Jere and the congregation of Pittsburgh Gospel Tabernacle Church for their devotion to God, the Pittsburgh region and our residents; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, December 18, 2015, to be “Pastor Isaac Jere Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2015-2366 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 $6,000 to New Hope for Neighborhood Renewal, within District 1 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-2366 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 $6,000 to New Hope for Neighborhood Renewal, within District 1 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $437,779.53.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-2367 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 $6,000 to New Hope for Neighborhood Renewal, within District 1 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-2367 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 $6,000 to New Hope for Neighborhood Renewal, within District 1 Neighborhood Needs.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-2368 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. 273 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by transferring the $12,500 for West End Developments from the URA to the Design Center.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2015-2368 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. 273 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by transferring the $12,500 for West End Developments from the URA to the Design Center.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2015-2370 1 CommunicationCommunication from Mary Conturo, Executive Director of the Sports & Exhibition Authority, submitting the Position and Salary Report as of December 31, 2015.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2015-2215 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Mike Weber, 2123 Wrights Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire on December 31, 2020. Mr. Weber is a current member of the board. This reappointment shall take effect upon confirmation by Pittsburgh City Council.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2015-2359 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2327 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to accept a grant from Peoples Gas in the amount of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) for the City’s “Love Your Block” Program and further authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into mini-grant reimbursement agreements with qualified nonprofit organizations to complete block revitalization projects for the City's Love Your Block Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2328 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to purchase the Lot and Block# 116-J-308 located at 323 Venture Street from Trevor Clinkscales and Maribelle Clinkscales in the amount of sixty-two thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars ($62,762).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2329 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: 2434 BergPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2330 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: 115 Moultrie, B: 117 Moultrie, C: 121 Moultrie, D: 123 Moultrie, E: 125 Moultrie, F: 128 Moultrie, G: 7713 Bennett, H: 309 Bailey, I: 22 Millbridge, J: 46 Millbridge, K: 50 Millbridge, L: 51 Millbridge, M: 615 Excelsior, N: 616 Excelsior, O: 618 Excelsior, P: 703 McLain, Q: 79 Craighead, R: 502 Natchez, S: 2 SouthernPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2331 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 through C: A: 1916 Sedgwick, B: 1901 St. Ives, C: 1903 St. IvesPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2332 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into an Amendment or Amendments to extend the existing Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny for the Enterprise Resource Planning system by one (1) calendar year through December 31, 2016 and to provide for the payment of fees for technical services not to exceed $946,240.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2339 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Chapter 147, Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and Equal Opportunity, adding Section 147.04 Office of Early Childhood.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2340 1 OrdinanceOrdinance Amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article XI - Personnel, Chapter 181 - General Provisions, by amending Section 181.07, “Allowance for Use of Private Vehicles” with new language.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2360 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2324 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Ingram (“Borough”) with regard to the City providing fire protection services to the Borough pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. §§2301 et seq.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2325 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Wilkinsburg (“Borough”) with regard to the City providing fire and emergency management services to the Borough pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. §§2301 et seq. and the Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7501 et seq.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2326 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Two (“Fiscal”), Article V (“Special Funds”) by adding a new Chapter 232 to provide greater flexibility to the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety as to the purposes for which City is permitted to spend proceeds obtained through the confiscation of narcotics and related items via asset forfeiture and deposited into the Confiscated Narcotics Proceeds Trust Fund as provided by Resolution No. 1265 of 1985.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2353 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Five (“Traffic”), Article III (“Towing”) by amending Chapters 521, 523 525 as well as Title VII, Article VII (“Service Businesses”), Chapter 764, with respect to tow businesses operating within the City and the towing fee schedule applicable thereto.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2361 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-1824 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to create a Veteran Banner Program to waive or reduce certain fees per Section 416.02 of the Pittsburgh Code to hang banners approved by the Director of Public Works at specific approved locations in City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2333 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 1: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 120 - Powers and Duties of Director of Innovation & Performance; by amending language to Sections 120.02 and 120.03.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2334 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article I: Public Rights-Of-Way, Chapter 411 - Jurisdiction; by amending language to Section 411.02.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2335 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article I: Public Rights-Of-Way, Chapter 412 - Users of the Public Rights-Of-Way; by amending language to Sections 412.01, 412.02, 412.03 and 412.08.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2336 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article I: Public Rights-Of-Way, Chapter 415 - Openings and Excavations ; by amending language to Section 415.17.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2337 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article II: Telecommunications, Chapter 425- Cable Communications; by amending language to Sections 425.02, 425.03, 425.07, 425.08, 425.13 and 425.20.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2338 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article II: Telecommunications, Chapter 427 - Telecommunications in the Public Rights-Of-Way; by amending language to Sections 427.01 through 427.18.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2362 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2312 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Commission on Human Relations, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement for legal services required by the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations. The cost not to exceed $10,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2363 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2176 1 ResolutionResoluiton approving an update to an Institutional Master Plan under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article II, Chapter 905, Section 905.03.D and Article VII, Chapter 922, Section 922.12.G for Carnegie Mellon University “Project Area Master Plan” dated July 2, 2015 on property zoned EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District, 4th, 7th, and 14th Wards, Council District No. 8.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2177 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing 15 separate parcels located in Squirrel Hill North, Shadyside and North Oakland, from R1A-H to EMI, from RM-H, to EMI, and changing from RM-VH, to EMI all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 14th Ward, as part of the update to the Institutional Master Plan for Carnegie Mellon University.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2295 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning to enter into a Cooperation Agreement for Program Administration Assistance with the Office of Public Art and its fiscal agent, the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, for an Artist in Residence Program associated with a potential National Endowments for the Arts grant award whereby the City/Welcome Pittsburgh of the Office of the Mayor would be a partner, and OPA/GPAC would be grant recipient and lead applicant. Further authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning to encumber up to $50,000 from City Planning Operating Funds.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2316 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 388 of 2014 for the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “BB” in the Bloomfield and Friendship communities (Council District #7) by adding and removing certain addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2317 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 245 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “HH” in the Central Northside community (Council District #1) by adding additional addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2318 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 416 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “KK” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3) by adding and removing certain addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2352 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of City Planning to spend $36,058.24 in operating funds for repair of the Soldiers Monument (Civil War) and the Thomas Armstrong sculpture, both located within Allegheny Commons Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2364 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2320 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution # 2015-2050, Enactment # 690, effective 10/20/2015 authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with CORE Business Technologies for software, equipment and services related to the installation of payment processing and cashiering system for the Department of Finance and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed Three Hundred Six Thousand One Hundred Twelve Dollars ($306,112.00) for years 2015, 2016 and 2017.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2321 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Parks to enter into an agreement or agreements with Apply4 Technology, LLC (“Apply4”) in order to license Film and Event Planning software and to purchase maintenance and solution support services. Cost not to exceed $31,405.00Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2322 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Supplemental Agreement, Agreements or Amendments with Daston Corporation for the continued provision of information systems, information infrastructure and City email services for a sum not to exceed $99,155 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2323 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendment to existing agreements for the continued licensing of Microsoft Enterprise software in order to maintain existing infrastructure for operating systems, servers, database management, and data archiving and to purchase professional support services. Cost not to exceed $2,511,261.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2365 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for December 16, 2015 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2015-2256 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh (the “City”) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (the “Authority”) to divert 70% of the incremental parking taxes, up to $1,000,000.00, to fund a portion of public space improvements for the 3 Crossings Development. (Council District 7)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2257 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the adoption of the East Liberty Transit Revitalization Investment District Phase II Implementation Plan and related agreements. (Council Districts 7, 8 and 9)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2313 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Three Crossings -- Riverfront East Office Building, 2525 Railroad Street, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15222.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2015-2314 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to dissolve the South Side Works tax increment financing district (Council District 3).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video