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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/29/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-1040 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh joins with the Holy Assumption of St Mary Orthodox Church in celebrating 100 years of continuous ministry and community engagement in the Southside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and does hereby declare Tuesday, November 1st 2016 to be “Holy Assumption of St Mary Orthodox Church Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1041 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Lawrenceville Corporation for their work to organize this festive event and to promote local business; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, December 1st thru Sunday, December 4th, 2016 to be “Joy of Cookies, Cookie Tour Days” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1042 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 21th to be “George Wilson, Sr. Day” in the City of Pittsburgh! Congratulations, George, and thank you for your many years of service to our City and our Country!AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1043 1 Will of CouncilNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby urge the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department Director Dr. Karen Murphy, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to create and promulgate the appropriate regulatory requirements so as to encourage medical service providers and professionals and healthcare teams to offer HIV testing at each routine visit.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1038 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title VI Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and Actions, to add a new Section 628 Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression Conversion Efforts prohibiting the practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQIA+ minors within the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1033 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a five-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with one or more vendors for the continued implementation of the City’s Spay and Neuter program as administered by the Department of Public Safety (Animal Control Division) at a cost not to exceed Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($250,000.00) and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1034 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 13 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 John R. Stepusin, DVM d/b/a Affordable Care Veterinary Clinic, Inc (“Stepusin”) to provide licensed veterinary services to the City’s Bureau of Animal Care & Control at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Five-Hundred Sixty-Eight Dollars and Ten Cents ($125,568.10).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1035 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No 41 of 2016, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with ShotSpotter, Inc. (d/b/a SST, Inc.) for the continuation of the City’s subscription of gunshot-detection hardware and software at an overall cost not to exceed Four Hundred Sixty-Four Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($464,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1036 1 ResolutionResolution realigning a total of [$4,235,000 - DELETE] $4,240,500 between various accounts within the 2016 Operating Budget. This transfer is necessary for the 2016 close in order to meet expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1037 1 ResolutionResolution designating Banks and Lending Institutions to act as Depositories for the years 2017 and 2018 in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article III, Depositories.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1039 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution submitting the Appointment of Debbie Lestitian as Director of Personnel and Civil Service Commission.Referred for Interview  Action details Video Video
2016-1029 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 21, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0919 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Dollars Five Hundred Eighty-Six Dollars and Forty-Eight Cents ($2,586.48) in favor of James M. Mancini Attorney at Law, Jefferson Centre, Suite 306, 5001 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH, 44124 for arbitration services. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0963 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to amend an agreement with Shift Collaborative to increase the amount to FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND Dollars ($45,000), for the preliminary buildout of a Municipal/City ID.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0971 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2017 Fiscal YearPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0972 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in applicable cooperative purchasing agreements for goods, materials, equipment, supplies, services, or construction, as authorized by the Commonwealth Procurement Code and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law for the 2017 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0973 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution 273 of 2009, as amended, entitled “Resolution providing for an agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny for the continued assumption by the County of purchasing activities on behalf of the City which shall include service contracts (B contracts) and commodity purchases for the purchase of materials, general supplies, and equipment by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh; and providing for the payment of all costs thereof” so as to extend the authorization.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1030 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 21, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0955 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Etcetera Edutainment, Inc. to purchase Simcoach Games police ethics training simulation software and related support services at a total cost not to exceed $29,750.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0956 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Insight Public Sector to provide camera recording equipment and related services for Bureau of Police facilities plus additional related goods and services at a cost not to exceed Thirty-Six Thousand Fifty-Six Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents $36,056.99.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0957 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a five-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Taser International, Inc. (pursuant to City of Pittsburgh Resolution No. 797, effective December 18, 2015) to provide body-worn cameras plus additional related goods and services at a cost not to exceed One Million Five Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand Two Hundred and Nine Dollars and Zero Cents $1,528,209.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1031 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 21, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0958 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 545, effective August 13, 2015, entitled” Authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into agreements for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for the construction the “Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp” and to thereafter enter into an additional Agreement or Agreements with Riverlife, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and other agencies as needed to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this project, and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $2,491,244.00, by increasing the project allocation to $2,844,995.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1032 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 21, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0226 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 9: Zoning Code, Article V: Use Regulations, Chapter 911 - Primary Uses by amending language to Sections 911.02, 911.04 and 911.04.A.13; Chapter 912 - Accessory Uses and Structures by amending language to Section 912.04.G; and Article IX: Measurements and Definitions, Chapter 926 - Definitions by amending language throughout.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0946 1 ResolutionResolution calling on the Director of City Planning and the Zoning Administrator to add and incorporate “Medical Marijuana Growing / Processing Facility” to the City Code and Zoning Code and to restrict these sites to existing General Industrial and Urban Industrial DistrictsPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video