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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/21/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-1023 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the Central Catholic Golf Team for their incredible hard work, tireless dedication, and outstanding sportsmanship this season; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 21, 2016 to be “Central Catholic Golf Team Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1024 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby thank Chuck and Mary for their dedication to the preservation of history and the great service that they provide to people from all over the world searching for information about their ancestors; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 21, 2016 to be “Charles and Mary Burrow Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1025 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Allegheny Health Network hospitals, the network’s World Diabetes Day Planning Committee, American Diabetes Association, Pennsylvania Diabetes Action Partnership and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for their commitment towards creating awareness of diabetes; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 14, 2016 to be “World Diabetes Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1026 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition and Elina Mukherjee for their work to bring awareness to this deadly disease; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 17th, 2016 to be “World Pancreatic Cancer Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1027 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the City Council of Pittsburgh strongly urges U.S. Congress to take prompt and effective measures to rapidly address climate change by promoting and encouraging a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and explore a Carbon Fee and Dividend as sound, effective policy.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1028 1 Small Games of ChanceNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognize the Coro Center for Civic Leadership to be a civic and/or service organization within the context of the Pennsylvania Small Games of Chance Act, as amended.AdoptedPass Action details
2016-0986 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 R1D-M, Residential Single-Unit Density, Moderate-Density various properties in the Point Breeze neighborhood.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0987 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,500,000 for the Bakery Square/Larimer Multi-Modal Hub project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0988 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,500,000 for the Bakery Square/Larimer Multi-Modal Hub project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0989 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0990 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0991 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,700,000 for the Frick Environmental Center project. (Council District 5)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0992 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,700,000 for the Frick Environmental Center project. (Council District 5)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0993 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Midwife Center Expand Project-Pittsburgh. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0994 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Midwife Center Expand Project-Pittsburgh. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0995 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pedestrian Bridge-Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children project. (Council District 8)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0996 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pedestrian Bridge-Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children project. (Council District 8)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0997 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Phipps Landmark Glasshouse Rehabilitation project. (Council District 5)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0998 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Phipps Landmark Glasshouse Rehabilitation project. (Council District 5)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0999 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pittsburgh Zoo Expansion project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1000 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pittsburgh Zoo Expansion project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1001 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $4,000,000 for the Produce Terminal & Smallman Public Space Improvement-Strip District project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1002 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $4,000,000 for the Produce Terminal & Smallman Public Space Improvement-Strip District project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1003 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Station Square East Redevelopment project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1004 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Station Square East Redevelopment project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1005 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,500,000 for The Edge at South Side project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1006 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $2,500,000 for The Edge at South Side project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1007 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Women’s Center and Shelter of Pittsburgh Renovation project. (Council District 8)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1008 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Women’s Center and Shelter of Pittsburgh Renovation project. (Council District 8)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1009 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Expansion IV project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1010 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Expansion IV project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1011 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the University Commons - Phase 2 Carlow University project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1012 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the University Commons - Phase 2 Carlow University project. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1013 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Goodwill Southside Workplace Development Center project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1014 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the Goodwill Southside Workplace Development Center project. (Council District 3)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1015 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Directors of the Departments of Public Safety, City Planning and Finance to create on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh a Parking Enhancement District in the South Side Flats neighborhood pursuant to the requirements set forth in Title 5, Article VII, Chapter 546 of the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances (see Ordinance No. 5 of 2016, Bill No. 2016-0075).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1016 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 64, effective February 25, 2016, providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education for the purpose of providing meals in connection with the 2016-2017 Food Service Program in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The total cost thereof shall not exceed Seven Hundred, Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($750,000.00). The purpose of this amendment is to extend the term of the program until June 30, 2017 and to change the applicable rates with regard to 2017 food services.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1017 1 ResolutionResolution amending City of Pittsburgh Council Resolution No. 633 of 2002 and providing for the establishment of a Mellon Park Tennis Trust Fund for the purpose of holding in trust all monies collected from the Mellon Park Seasonal Support Structure. The purpose of this amendment is to expand the permitted uses of funds from said Trust fund and to eliminate obsolete provisions regarding previous payments of lease amortization costs.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1018 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to enter into an agreement with Perfect Commerce, LLC to purchase a subscription service for vendor solicitation and contract management services as well as training for OMB staff via the Commonwealth public procurement site whereby the Commonwealth issued an Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) for the Master IT Services ITQ through an Invitation for Bids (IFB) and Perfect Commerce, LLC submitted a bid in response to the ITQ. Cost not to exceed $295,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1018 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to enter into an agreement with Perfect Commerce, LLC to purchase a subscription service for vendor solicitation and contract management services as well as training for OMB staff via the Commonwealth public procurement site whereby the Commonwealth issued an Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) for the Master IT Services ITQ through an Invitation for Bids (IFB) and Perfect Commerce, LLC submitted a bid in response to the ITQ. Cost not to exceed $295,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2016-1019 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to enter into an agreement with Deloitte Consulting to perform an operational review of information technology organization, infrastructure and operations, whereby the Commonwealth issued a Consulting Services Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) for the Master IT Services (ITS) through an Invitation for Bids (IFB) and Deloitte Consulting submitted a bid in response to the ITQ. Cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1020 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #779 of 2013 by adding the option stipulated in the contract with Maher Duessel, which provides independent auditing services for the city, to exercise the optional two year extension as stipulated in the original contract payable from the Department of Finance Auditing & Accounting Services, Budget Years 2017 and 2018. At a total cost not to exceed Three Hundred and Thirty Five Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty Dollars($335,920.00) over two years, which is the same rate as the previously contracted three years. All other provisions remain unchanged.Read and referred  Action details
2016-1021 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the creation of a trust fund for the South Side Parking Enhancement District Trust Fund and setting conditions for the deposit and expenditure of such funds. This fund is for the exclusive use of funding public safety, maintenance, and parking enforcement for the South Side Parking Flats Enhancement District as shown in Exhibit A.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0982 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 332, effective June 21, 2016, entitled 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 2015 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 the City Council from: “Neighborhood Learning Alliance (Formerly Wireless Neighborhoods)” (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Pittsburgh Musical Theatre” (+$2,500.00) and “Marian Manor” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0983 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 170, effective April 7, 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 $895,000.00; so as to reprogram funds within City Council from “Neighborhood Learning Alliance (Formerly Wireless Neighborhoods) (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Pittsburgh Musical Theatre” (+$2,500.00) and “Marian Manor” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0984 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 346, 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 2016 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: “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Western PA Police Athletic League” (+$10,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-0985 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 347, effective June 21, 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 $850,000.00; so as to reprogram funds within City Council from “Neighborhood Learning Alliance” (-$10,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Western PA Police Athletic League” (+$10,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1022 1 CommunicationCommunication from Paul Leger, Director of Finance, and Sam Ashbaugh, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a Quarterly Financial and Performance Report for the period ending November 15, 2016.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2016-0978 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2016-0940 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 455 of 2016 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 primarily for the purpose of conducting training and education of police recruits, in order to fund police recruits’ access to CCAC’s fitness center. Said Amendment shall be at a cost not to exceed One-Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($150,000.00), raising the overall cost of the Lease Agreement(s) to Two Million Three-Hundred Thirteen Thousand Three-Hundred Sixty-Six Dollars and Eighty-Eight Cents ($2,313,366.88) and shall be for a term of three years with three annual options thereafter to renew upon the same terms.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0979 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2016-0646 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a one-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Family Life Empowerment Community Development Corporation for the purpose of implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program, total cost not to exceed $150,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0936 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Manchester University Professor G. K. Still to provide training and consultation in crowd science and risk analysis for first responders and special events planning personnel. The total cost of the Agreement shall not exceed $25,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0980 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2016-0935 1 ResolutionResolution approving the adoption of a Complete Streets Policy.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0981 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for November 14, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2016-0937 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Richard S. Caliguiri Amyloidosis Foundation in an amount not to exceed fourteen thousand, six hundred eighteen dollars ($14,618.00), in connection with the 2016 Great Race in the Department of Parks and Recreation, without previous authority of law; and providing for the payment thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0938 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the acceptance by the City of Pittsburgh from Summerset Neighborhood Association of certain property in the 14th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purpose to become part of Nine Mile Run Greenway.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video