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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/20/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2016-0785 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Community Day School on 45 years of developing confident learners and compassionate leaders, for transforming and changing with the times and for going from strength to strength; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 20, 2016, to be “COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0786 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate the Squirrel Hill Health Center for ten years of successful health care delivery and wishes them continued success in improving health outcomes for the community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, September 22, 2016 to be “SQUIRREL HILL HEALTH CENTER DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0795 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Reverend Glenn G. Grayson for his long and distinctive service to his congregation and community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, September 18, 2016 to be “Reverend Glenn G. Grayson Appreciation Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0796 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire who spearheaded such a monumental task in the midst of such unknown danger; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to be “Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0797 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Dr. Ria David for her contributions to the scientific community, as well as the health and safety of women in the Pittsburgh area and beyond; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 to be “Women In Bio Day of P.O.W.E.R.” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0798 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of September 2016 to be “National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month” in the City of Pittsburgh, and encourages all citizens to recognize treatment and recovery support programs throughout the rest of the year and beyond.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0799 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Rachel Marcus for her extraordinary lifelong commitment to the Pittsburgh Jewish Community and congratulates Rachel on her retirement from the Jewish Community Center following 50 years of a singularly visionary and dedicated career; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, September 25, 2016, to be “RACHEL MARCUS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0800 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the African Methodist Churches for more than 149 years of dedicated service and commitment to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares September 12 through September 17, 2016 to be “African Methodist Episcopal Churches Annual Conference Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0784 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 329 Collins Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0787 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 $7,800 to [CASGED - DELETE] St. Michael’s and All Angels Church, $5,000 to the Kitchen of Grace, and reimbursing the War Memorials project within District 1 Neighborhood Needs. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $453,712.38.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0788 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 $7,800 to [CASGED - DELETE] St. Michael’s and All Angels Church, $5,000 to the Kitchen of Grace, and reimbursing the War Memorials project within District 1 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0789 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article III: Depositories; Chapter 221: Contracts, by revising Sections 221.09 (Award of Banking Business) to allow for a biennial request for qualifications from and designation for banking institutions that wish to act as depositories for the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0790 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, providing for repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and professional services in connection with the Liberty Avenue SINC UP, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $929,306.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0791 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or for the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts or for the use of existing Contracts, providing for repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and professional services in connection with the Bike Infrastructure Program, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $836,632.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0792 1 ResolutionResoluiton accepting the dedication of certain streets in the Bakery Square project for public highway and utility purposes, accepting the grading, paving, curbing, sidewalks, light pole foundations, street lighting systems, bio-retention walls, medians, and the street trees within the public right of way, and fixing the width and position of the roadway and sidewalk thereof in the 7th Ward, Council District 8, of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0793 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting the City’s Single Audit Report for the year ended December 31, 2015.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2016-0794 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Brian Mendelssohn, 188 43rd Street Apt. 2, Pittsburgh PA 15201, as a Commissioner of the Water Exoneration Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on October 1, 2018.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2016-0780 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0614 2 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0741 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective January 1, 2016, as amended, entitled “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 increasing funds for the HOME program to reflect an adjustment made by Housing and Urban Development (HUD).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0742 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 244 of 2016 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Curtin & Heefner, LLP, 250 N. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 217, Morrisville, PA 19067, for professional legal services and expert advice regarding Building Owners and Managers by increasing the total cost from Ten Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($10,000.00) to Twenty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($20,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0743 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolutions 525 of 2015 and 245 of 2016 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell, Durrant, Beatty, Palombo and Miller, P.C. for professional legal services and expert advice for collective bargaining and/or interest arbitration, as well as expert legal services with regard to separate collective bargaining matters involving other City unions by increasing the total cost from Two Hundred Forty-Seven Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($247,000.00) to Three Hundred Forty-Seven Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($347,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0744 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-Two Dollars and Ninety Cents ($2,272.90) in favor of Michael E. Zobrak, Labor Arbitrator, 1217 Pleasant Street, Aliquippa, PA 15001-9425 for arbitration services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0745 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($2,000.00) in favor of David E. Petersen, Esquire, P.O. Box 112683, Pittsburgh, PA 15241-2683 for arbitration services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0781 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for September 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0739 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 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety, Police Traffic Services Grant (Federal Fiscal Year 2017), for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of one hundred ninety thousand dollars ($190,000.00) that will be used for Driving Under the Influence enforcement and outreach activities.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0782 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for September 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0738 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 38 of 2012 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Discovery Benefits, Inc. for professional services in connection with the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s COBRA employee benefit continuation services by increasing the total cost from $44,500.00 to $56,400.00, and extending the contract one (1) calendar year through 2017.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0783 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for September 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0736 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City’s agent for administration of the 2016-2017 HOME Investments Partnership Program. (Council Districts: All)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video