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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-1051 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and congratulate the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh on its success and continued growth to keep families close; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to be “Ronald McDonald House Charities Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1052 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby thank William and Molly for their dedication to foster families and children and the services they provide to foster families in the Mon Valley and Pittsburgh area; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 6th, to be “Molly DiBattisto and William McCafferty Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1053 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Jerry Kraynick for his contributions to the community; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 to be “Jerry Kraynick Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1054 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Amnesty International Pittsburgh Local Group 39 for its remarkable work to promote human rights and supports the Human Rights Festival, Write-A-Thon and Candle Lighting; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 7, 2016 to be “Amnesty International Pittsburgh Human Rights Festival and Write-A-Thon Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief and Director of Innovation & Performance to enter into a grant agreement with the City Energy Project, a program of the Natural Resources Defense Council and Institute for Market Transformation to receive $200,000 in funding to support (1) one consultant energy advisor for two-years; (2) Participation in the City Energy Project and (3) the development of a city-wide energy efficiency policy and programs.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1050 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Plummer 47 Residences at 302, 306, 310, 312, and 316 47th Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1045 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 30, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2016-0905 2 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0959 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand One Hundred Eighty-Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($2,187.50) in favor of Gerald Kobell Attorney at Law, 2758 Mt. Royal Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2546 for arbitration services. (EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTED)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0960 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in favor of Kenneth Krynski and Linda M. Krynski, Husband and Wife, in c/o their attorneys The Montgomery Law Firm, LLC, 100 Ross Street, Suite 510, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and providing and granting an easement to them and James V. Hart, Jr., and Lee Ambrose Hart, Husband and Wife, together for a private sewer line through and under City of Pittsburgh owned land fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged damage to property as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 15-019592. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0961 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in favor of James V. Hart, Jr., and Lee Ambrose Hart, Husband and Wife, in c/o their attorneys The Montgomery Law Firm, LLC, 100 Ross Street, Suite 510, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and providing and granting an easement to them and Kenneth Krynski and Linda M. Krynski, Husband and Wife, together for a private sewer line through and under City of Pittsburgh owned land fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged damage to property as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 15-019592. (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0962 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Rothman Gordon P.C., 310 Grant St. - Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Four Hundred Eighty-One Dollars and Sixty-Three Cents ($3,481.63) for professional legal representation to the City in the real estate tax assessment case of Omni Pittsburgh Corporation v. The Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review (case docket no. BV-13-006771). (EXECUTIVE SESSION HELD 11-28-16)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1046 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 30, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1047 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for December 30, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1048 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for November 30, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0764 1 ResolutionResolution amending the Hazelwood-Almono Tax Increment Financing Plan (Council District 5). (Public Hearing Held, November 1, 2016)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-0765 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an amendment to the Hazelwood-Almono Tax Increment Financing District Cooperation Agreement (Council District 5). (Public Hearing Held, November 1, 2016)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video