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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/13/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2016-1076 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and all those who participated in the Summer Reading Program for their exceptional level of participation in the summer of 2016; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 6th, to be “Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Summer Reading Program Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1077 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Dayton Peace Accord and commemorate the service of the Balkan Peacekeeping Veterans; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 14, 2016 to be the “Balkan Peacekeeper Veterans Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1078 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Global Pittsburgh for embracing and enhancing multicultural diversity in the Pittsburgh region and does hereby celebrate the 32 immigrant nominees and eight award winners for their achievements in innovation and entrepreneurship and for creating a more vibrant Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, December 14, 2016 to be “Global Pittsburgh Immigrant Entrepreneur Celebration Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1057 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the NRG Uptown District Energy Center at 1339 Our Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1075 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article I: Public Rights-Of-Way, Chapter 415: Openings and Excavations by adding language to require posted notices for sidewalk closures, and Chapter 416: Obstructions, by adding language regarding covered walkways.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1058 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Oakglade Realty Capital, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a handicap ramp with handrail and landing at 2246 Wilson Ave in the 26th Ward, Council District 6 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1059 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, PORTAL PLACE in the Sixteenth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The street was approved by CPAC in November 2016. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1060 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Bayard School, located at 4830 Hatfield Street, block and lot number 80-F-160, in the 9th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing Held, February 7, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1061 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain site known as Catahecassa Spring (on East Circuit Road in Schenley Park), block and lot number 27-S-150-0-1, in the 14th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing Held, February 7, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1062 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain site known as Howe Spring, located on Fifth Avenue, block and lot number 85-C-70-4, in the 14th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing Held, February 7, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1063 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain site known as Voegtly Spring, located on Damas Street near Homer Street, block and lot number 47-K-193, in the 24th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing Held, February 7, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1064 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with O’Brien, Rulis and Bochicchio, for the purpose of providing professional legal services in connection with the defense of certain workers’ compensation matters and claims brought against the City under the Workers’ Compensation Act; and providing for payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $1,200,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1065 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 871 of 2014, entitled “Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Towers Watson for on-going health and welfare benefit plans consulting services to the City of Pittsburgh and providing for payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $1,015,729.16,” by increasing the authorized amount in 2016 by Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) and adding the appropriate item numbers to the account information.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1066 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, for upgrades to the case management software used by the Office of Municipal Investigations for a sum not to exceed $14,500 and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1067 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 United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2016 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreement(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said grant. Said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed two hundred thirty two thousand nine hundred eighty eight dollars ($232,988.00)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1074 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a grant agreement with the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania for a pilot program that will incentivize Pittsburgh businesses to hire City residents that are recipients of the Pittsburgh Promise in an amount not to exceed $60,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1068 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, authorizing the sale of properties in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Act No. 171 of 1984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. Items A: A: 2154 WylieRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1069 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. 171 of 1984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984; having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through B: A: 7329 Kelly, B: 234 AlriesRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1070 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales, in accordance with Act No.171 of 1984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through J. A: 832 Spring Garden, B: 824 Concord, C: 919 Itin, D: 835 Suismon, E: 844 Peralta, F: 834 Peralta, G: 836 Peralta, H: 915 Suismon, I: 913 Suismon, J: 1011 High, K: 1614 Hatteras Street, L: 1716 Hatteras Street.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1071 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain properties, acquired at tax sales in accordance with Act No. l7l of l984, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEMS A through E: A: 635 Herron, B: 847 Inwood, C: 845 Inwood D: 1009 Lincoln, E: 110 Tecumseh, F: 4 Noblestown, G: 1801 Rialto, H: 1815 N. CharlesRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1072 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, for compensating Commonwealth of Pennsylvania the local costs associated with federally funded improvements undertaken by PennDOT on City streets, bridges and other City Infrastructure; and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $122,066.80.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2016-1073 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of North Shore Drive, in the 21st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.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.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2016-1055 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 7, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0664 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article III: Organization, Chapter 111: Departments Generally, so as to update the code to reflect current practices and processes.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1036 2 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1056 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for December 7, 2016 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.AMENDEDPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available