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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/25/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-0906 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Pittsburgh Musical Theater for their 25 years of educating youth in the arts, and employing and developing local talent; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 25, 2016 to be “Pittsburgh Musical Theater Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0907 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes to extend its thanks to Achieving Greatness for sponsoring the Pittsburgh City League All-Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The Council of the City of Pittsburgh also wishes to extend its heartiest congratulations to all this year’s inductees; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, November 6th, 2016 to be “Pittsburgh City League All-Sports Hall of Fame Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0908 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does recognize the tremendous service that Karissa's Army provides to the City of Pittsburgh and the region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 25, 2016, to be “Karissa's Army Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0909 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the African American Leadership Association for its dedicated service and commitment to the leaders of the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares October 28, 2016 to be “African American 2016 Leadership Summit Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0910 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and celebrate Pitt Make a Difference Day, and warmly thanks all those students, university staff, and community volunteers who participate; and, NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, October 22nd 2016 to be “Pitt Make a Difference Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0911 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and celebrate the Wayne Lester Memorial Orchard, and thanks Mr. Lester and his family for their advocacy and support of the Arlington neighborhood, and does hereby declare Saturday, October 22nd to be “Wayne Lester Memorial Orchard Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0912 1 Will of CouncilNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby call upon the U.S. Congress to pass legislation such as the FAIR Drug Pricing and the CREATES Acts; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby call upon the U.S. Congress to continue the necessary regulatory work of ensuring that robust access to necessary prescription medication is maintained for everyday Americans.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0899 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief & Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement, Agreements or Amendments with Amcom for the lease of the Multi-Function Devices and the Managed Print Services for a sum not to exceed Three Hundred Seventy-five Thousand Dollars $375,000 per year for 3 years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0900 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Stables Development at 836-846 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0901 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 547 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program area “DD” in the South Side Flats community (Council District 3) by adding addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0901 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 547 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program area “DD” in the South Side Flats community (Council District 3) by adding addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2016-0889 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 328, effective June 21, 2016 entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 reprogram funds within City Council from: “District 1 Community Based Organizations” (-$2,612.99), and “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$1,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny Historic Gallery” (+$2,612.99), and “Northside Leadership Conference” (+$1,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0890 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 163, effective April 7, 2016, entitled, “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, so as to reprogram funds within City Council: from “District 1 Community Based Organizations” (-$2,612.99), and “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$1,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (+$2,612.99), and “Northside Leadership Conference” (+1,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0893 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 469, effective August 3, 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” (-$1,508.14); and transfer these funds to “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (+$1,508.14).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0894 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 470, effective August 3, 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 within City Council from: “District 1 Equipment” (-$1,508.14); and transfer these funds to “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (+$1,508.14).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0895 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 165, effective April 7, 2016, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2013 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 reprogram funds within City Council from: “Northside Leadership Conference/Senior Program” (-$2,000.00), and District 1 Community Based Organizations” (-$1,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (+$878.87), and “Northside Leadership Conference” (+$2,621.13).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0896 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 164, effective April 7, 2016 entitled, “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, so as to change the project name within City Council from: “Northside Leadership Conference/Senior Program” (-$2,000.00), and “District 1 Community Based Organizations” (-$1,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Northside Leadership Conference” (+$2,621.13), and “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (+$878.87).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0891 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No.326, effective June 21, 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 2011 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 reprogram funds within City Council from: “Bump Yes” (-$1,500.00) and transfer these funds to “Northside Leadership Conference” (+$+1,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0892 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 220, 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 $1,357,500.00; so as to reprogram funds in City Council from: “Bump Yes” (-$1,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Northside Leadership Conference” (+$1,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0897 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 330, effective June 21, 2016, Resolution 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 2014 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 reprogram funds within City Council from: “The Penn State Center-Pittsburgh”(-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Hazelwood Initiative” (+$10,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0898 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 218, 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 the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $940,000.00; : so as to reprogram funds within City Council from: “The Penn State Center-Pittsburgh” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Hazelwood Initiative” (+$10,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0902 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C, P.O. Box 641014, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-1014, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Eight Hundred Eighty-Four Dollars and No Cents ($3,884.00) for professional services in connection with the matter of FOP, Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0903 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County to request a Multimodal Transportation Fund grant of $492,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) to be used for the construction of the Mon Wharf Switchback, a Downtown bike-ped ramp that will connect the Smithfield Street Bridge down to the Mon Wharf Landing and bring the Great Allegheny Passage directly into Point State Park.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0905 1 OrdinanceAn ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, to add Chapter 177C: Gender Equity Commission to conduct analyses of City departments, employment, and services, and to uphold the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). (Post Agenda & Public Hearing held 11-15-16)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0876 1 ResolutionRESOLUTION amending the Rules of Council, to reflect current processes, to reorganize existing rules into a more cogent format, and to make other changesRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0904 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2018.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2016-0885 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 19, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0846 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article III: Sales Businesses, Chapter 719: Vendors and Peddlers, by amending subsection 719.04(c):Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0849 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 718 of 2015 authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC, for an additional 12 months, at a cost not to exceed $175,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0886 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 19, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0847 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor and Director of Public Works or their designees to issue a Request for Proposals for the removal of metal trolley poles.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0887 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 19, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0848 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of a Riverfront Zoning Amendment (RZA), implementation of the Cultural Heritage Plan, and development of Neighborhood Plans and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $160,000.00Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0888 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for October 19, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0720 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to rename the trail names of Emerald View Park, located in the City of Pittsburgh, to Saddle Trail, Moss Trail, Grandview Park Trail, Roanoke, Connector Trail, Marne Connector Trail, Dilworth Trail, Locust Grove Trail, Turkey Run Trail, Oneida Connector Trail, Augusta Connector Trail, Republic Connector Trail, Bradley Connector Trail, Expedition Trail, and Clarence Connector Trail.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video