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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/6/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-0603 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Alexa Tokarski for her commitment to the Pittsburgh Public School District and her outstanding role in supporting teachers and students; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, July 6, 2016, to be “Alexa Tokarski Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2016-0604 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. James Manson for his commitment to the City of Pittsburgh and the exceptional work ethic that he portrayed; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, July 6, 2016, to be “James Manson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2016-0583 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R2-L, Residential Two-Family Low Density, to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial property with frontage on Beechwood Boulevard identified as Block No. 87-K Lot 230-0-1 and Block No. 87-K Lot 210 all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 15th Ward; and changing from P, Parks, to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial, property at 5600 Forward Avenue identified as Block No. 87-K Lot 45 and Block No. 87-K Lot 50 all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 15th Ward; and changing from R2-L, Residential Two-Family Low Density, and P, Parks, to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial, property with frontage on Forward Avenue identified as Block No. 87-K Lot 52 in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 15th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0584 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Chapter 911, Section 911.04.A.72 to NRG Energy Center Pittsburgh, on behalf of the property owner Urban Redevelopment Authority, for authorization to construct and operate a Utility (General) use on Colwell Street and Our Way, a portion of Parcel 2-G-92, zoned “GT-E” Golden Triangle Subdistrict E, 3rd Ward, Council District No. 6Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0585 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto the Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a sloped sidewalk to meet the entrance at 531 East Ohio Street, 23rd Ward, Council District 1 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0586 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto COA North Side LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, two handicap ramps with handrails on either side and a landing at 40 West North Avenue, 22nd Ward, Council District 1 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0587 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Coro Pittsburgh for the purpose of obtaining a Fellow to work with Personnel and Civil Service staff on strategic projects and research; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed $15,000.00 over three years, subject to appropriation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0588 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 137 of 2016 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with Independent Catalyst for professional services in connection with the City of Pittsburgh's Payroll and Human Resource system, (JD Edwards), by increasing the authorized amount from $604,225.00 to $635,805.00, a $31,580.00 increase in 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0589 1 OrdinanceOrdinance authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a Temporary Intergovernmental Cooperative/Mutual Aid Agreement for Operational Assistance in Provision Security for the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland Ohio between the City of Pittsburgh and the City of Cleveland, Ohio, to provide professional law enforcement services for the 2016 Republic National Convention.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0589 1 OrdinanceOrdinance authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a Temporary Intergovernmental Cooperative/Mutual Aid Agreement for Operational Assistance in Provision Security for the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland Ohio between the City of Pittsburgh and the City of Cleveland, Ohio, to provide professional law enforcement services for the 2016 Republic National Convention.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2016-0590 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, to receive a FY 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant and further providing for an agreement or agreements for Driver/Operator Certification Training for Bureau personnel.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0591 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a professional services agreement or agreements with the Animal Rescue League, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, for professional services in connection with the detention, care and/or euthanasia of domesticated animals, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed One Million Dollars ($1,000,000), subject to annual appropriation by Council.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0602 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two--Fiscal, Article V--Special Funds, to add a new Chapter [232] 234, “Housing Opportunity Fund”, to stabilize communities and protect the public welfare by creating the Pittsburgh Housing Opportunity Fund (the “Fund”), to create a budget obligation for the Fund, to establish the purposes for which monies in the Fund may be used; and to create a Housing Opportunity Fund Governing Board and Advisory Board.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0592 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by amending Chapter 161 to allow for the use of purchasing cards and setting policies and procedures for the use of purchasing cards.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0593 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article X: Business Related Fees; Chapter 271 Nonresidents Sports Facility Usage Fee, to clarify defined terms in order to more effectively ensure disclosure by Nonresident Contracting Parties, Qualified Managing Entities, and Promoters of information regarding performances so that the city can enforce the existing fee, and institute a fine or penalty to the venue Nonresident Contracting Party for non-compliance.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0594 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of Office of Management and Budget and the Chief of Police Director of Public Safety, to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a Lease Agreement or Agreements with the Community College of Allegheny County for the use of certain property located at 900 N. Lincoln Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 primarily for the purpose of conducting training and education of police recruits. Said Lease Agreement(s) shall be at a cost not to exceed Two Million One-Hundred Sixty-Three Thousand Three-Hundred Sixty-Six Dollars and Eighty-Eight cents ($2,163,366.88) and shall be for a term of three years with three annual options thereafter to renew upon the same terms.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0595 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $3,950.00, in favor of Racqual Tamesha Williams, 2917 Stafford Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15204 for damage to her vehicle from a City of Pittsburgh police vehicle backing into her on Citadel Street on January 17, 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0596 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $5,340.00 to Liadis Engineering & Surveying, Inc. 3100 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 for professional consulting services related to Proctor vs. City of Pittsburgh and Bevilacqua vs. City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0597 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”, so as to change the scope of services for the Carrick Athletic Association project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0597 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”, so as to change the scope of services for the Carrick Athletic Association project.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2016-0598 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” so as to change the scope of services for the Carrick Athletic Association project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0598 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” so as to change the scope of services for the Carrick Athletic Association project.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2016-0599 1 ResolutionResoltuion granting unto Benjamin Maguire,Emerge Real Estate LLC, 1208 Mifflin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, his successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at his own cost and expense, a private sewer lateral on Edmond Street for 4714 Penn Avenue in the 8th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0600 1 ResolutionResolution vacating Various Middle Hill Streets in the 5th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0601 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Fiscal Audit of the Commission on Human Relations Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing Program (HUD-FHP) Trust Fund, dated June 2016.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2016-0484 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Robert W. Farrow, 4929 Coleridge Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201, as Chief of Emergency Medical Services.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0579 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for June 29, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0532 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief of Police to enter into a grant agreement with the Heinz Endowment and further authorizing 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 Forty Three Thousand dollars and zero cents ($43,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0533 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Auto Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) , for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of two hundred and seventeen thousand dollars ($217,000.00) that will be used to establish, coordinate and fund activities to prevent, combat and reduce auto theft.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0534 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as part of the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of one hundred and twenty thousand ($120,000.00) that will be used to hire a Multi- Strategy Coordinator.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0535 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 819 of 2015, authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Public Safety and/or the Chief of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (“EMS”) to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with McKesson, a subsidiary corporation of PST Services, Inc., for the provision of ambulance billing and collection services to the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0580 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 29, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0544 2 ResolutionResolution calling on the Department of Public Works to complete City pool inspections in October of each year, release inspection reports to the public, and complete needed maintenance in the off season, to ensure uninterrupted service to residents.AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Video Video
2016-0544 2 ResolutionResolution calling on the Department of Public Works to complete City pool inspections in October of each year, release inspection reports to the public, and complete needed maintenance in the off season, to ensure uninterrupted service to residents.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2016-0581 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for June 29, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0536 1 ResolutionResolution amending RES No. 63 of 2016 authorizing providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Sixty Five Thousand, Four Hundred Dollars ($65,400.00), Seventy Thousand, Seven Hundred and Eight Dollars (70,708.00), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0582 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 29, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0463 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of liquor license, License No. R-7652, from Dropback Inn, Inc., 809 Garfield Street., Springdale, PA 15144 to the Applicant, Adamo Makhoul, LLC., 208 N. Highland Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206 for the premises located at 208 North Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206, known as “Ali Baba East”, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0526 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Borough of Dormont in connection with the paving of Wenzell 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 Wenzell Avenue. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is Fourteen Thousand Six Hundred Eighty One Dollars ($14,681 .00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0527 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Arlington Spray Park project which is located on the north side of Forth Hill Street between Fernleaf and Sterling Streets, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0528 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Chessland Street Plan of Homes which is located at 1821, 1825, 1831, 1835, and 1841 Chessland Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0529 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 352 Atwood Street Apartments project which is located at the south side of Atwood Street between Bates and Louisa Streets in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0530 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 40th Street Hotel project which is located at the northeast corner of the intersection of 40th Street with Eden Way and abutting Almond Way at the rear of the property, Pittsburgh 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video