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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/12/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-0623 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby proclaim Tuesday, July 12, 2016 as “Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti Day” in the City of Pittsburgh in honor of its 60 years of existence.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0624 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend, recognize, and congratulate Mr. Nichols on more than 20 years of service to the people of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 12th, 2016, to be “Mike Nichols Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0625 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby congratulates the Brookline Recreation Center, Brookline Chamber of Commerce, South Pittsburgh Development Corporation, and all other volunteers on 35 successful years of the Brookline Breeze, and; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, August 13, 2016 to be “Brookline Breeze Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0626 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for the work they do on and off the ice for the youth in the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 12, 2016, to be “Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0627 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Team Pitt Warriors and Team Pitt Knights and the coaches and volunteers that make the league a success; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 12, 2016, to be “Team Pitt Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0628 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby asks for all Pittsburghers to help raise the public awareness of autism and the many issues surrounding the disorder, and does hereby declare June 24th, 2016 to be “Dare to Dream Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0629 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh urges the Pennsylvania Senate to support Senate Bill 1069 to allow for PACE financing in the State of Pennsylvania.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0609 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 Property in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 125-H, Lots 225, 233, 234 and Block 174-P, Lots 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 315, 316 and 317 (Council District No. 9 - residential construction - 7010 Forest Way, 7007, 7009 Frankstown Avenue, 7512, 7514, 7516, 7518, 7520, 7585, 7587 and 7589 Kelly Street).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0610 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh for the sale of Block 10-D, Lots 310, 313, 314, 318, 327, 329, and 333, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (701 Wandless Street, 2826, 2835, 2851, 2855 Orbin Street, 2837, 2851 Vincennes Way - Council District No. 6 - Parklet).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0618 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Eight, Fire Prevention, Chapter 801, Adoption, Enforcement, and Amendments, by repealing Chapter 801 in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 801.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0619 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Eight, Fire Prevention, by adding Chapter 802, Fire Safe Building Inspection Program.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0620 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh, Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administration, Article VII Procedures, Chapter 161 Contracts, Section 161.42 “Clean Construction Diesel Operations” by repealing the existing Section 161.42 and replacing it with a new Section 161.42 with the same title and purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0621 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article I, Regulated Rights and Actions, by adding Chapter 612: Automatic External Defibrillators.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0622 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to submit an application to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program (GTRP) for the Wightman Park Rehabilitation Project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0611 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 215, effective April 22, 2016, entitled: 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 2010 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 transfer funds within City Council from: “District 1 Equipment” (-$7,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Sarah Heinz House” (+$5,000.00) and “Little Sisters of the Poor” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0612 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 216, effective April 22, 2016, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to transfer funds in City Council from: “District 1 Equipment” (-$7,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Sarah Heinz House” (+$5,000.00) and “Little Sisters of the Poor” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0613 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article I: Administration, so as to add a new Chapter entitled “Acceptance of Gifts to City.”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0614 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to execute a quit claim deed or deeds, and any other necessary or appropriate documents, agreements, and instruments conveying AS IS all of the City’s right, title and interest, if any, in designated City-owned properties to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (“URA”) for consideration of $1.00 each, contingent upon the Mayor and Director of the Department of Finance first entering into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the URA setting forth the rights and obligations of the City and the URA relating to these initial conveyances and further setting forth the rights and obligations of the City and the URA relating to the subsequent disposition of these properties to third parties.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0615 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 675 of 2008, effective January 1, 2009, as amended, entitled “adopting and approving the 2009 Capital Budget and the 2009 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2009 through 2013 Capital Improvement Program” so as to reprogram the funding from UPTOWN PLANNING STUDY to BUILDING MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. The funds will be used for renovations to an elevator in the City-County Building.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0616 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 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 reprogram the funding from UPTOWN PLANNING STUDY to BUILDING MAINTENCE PROG. The funds will be used for renovations to the Schenley Pool ADA-accessible entrance, an elevator in the City-County Building, and building out facilities at the Community College of Allegheny County for use as police training facilities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0617 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 796 of 2013, effective January 1, 2014, as amended, entitled “adopting and approving the 2014 Capital Budget and the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2014 through 2019 Capital Improvement Program” so as to reprogram the funding from UPTOWN PLANNING STUDY to BUILDING MAINTENCE PROG. The funds will be used to build out facilities at the Community College of Allegheny County for use as police training facilitiesRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0605 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 6, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0562 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective January 1, 2016, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program” so as to reprogram a portion of the funding from FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS to BOB OCONNOR GOLF COURSE. The funds will be used for capital improvements and maintenance at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0563 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 838 of 1997, effective January 1, 1998, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 1998 Capital Budget and the 1998 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 1998 through 2003 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0564 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 781 of 1998, effective January 1, 1999, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 1999 Capital Budget and the 1999 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 1999 through 2004 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0565 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 881 of 2000, effective January 1, 2001, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2001 Capital Budget and the 2001 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2001 through 2006 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0566 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 704 of 2007, effective January 1, 2008, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2008 Capital Budget and the 2008 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2008 through 2012 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0567 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 768 of 2009, effective January 1, 2010, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0568 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 855 of 2011, effective January 1, 2012, 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” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0569 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2012, effective January 1, 2013, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2013 Capital Budget and the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2013 through 2018 Capital Improvement Program” by removing unencumbered funds from projects pending closure pursuant to Chapter 218 of the City Code.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0570 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective January 1, 2016, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program” by reappropriating projects closed due to the requirements of Chapter 218 of the City Code.AMENDEDFail Action details Not available
2016-0570 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective January 1, 2016, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program” by reappropriating projects closed due to the requirements of Chapter 218 of the City Code.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0606 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for July 6, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0607 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 6, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0556 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, SPRUILL WAY in the Seventh Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in May 2016. 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
2016-0557 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting new street names, TURRENTINE PLACE, BLAKEY COURT, and STRAYHORN WAY in the Fifth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following streets were approved by CPAC in May 2016. The names 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
2016-0560 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation and transfer of certain public properties within the Allentown and South Side Slope neighborhoods to become permanent, public, passive open space under the Greenways for Pittsburgh program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0561 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Controller to return unobligated grant funds for the re-casting and reconfiguring historic bronze water fountains designed by artist Frank Vittor to the Laurel Foundation.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0608 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for July 6, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0572 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to convey [Urban Redevelopment Authority to acquire] all of its Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 125-M, Lots 285, 329, 330, 331, 332, 336, 337, 338, 352, 353, 354, 356, 356A, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361 and Block 125-S, Lots 22, 26, 27, 28, 35, 63, 65, 68, 73, 78-0-1, and 89 to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 9 - Site Assemblage for Future Development - Hamilton Avenue, Formosa Way and Susquehanna Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video