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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/24/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-1173 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh native Daniel Borzutzky for receiving the prestigious National Book Award for Poetry and for using his voice to highlight the hardships of immigrants, refugees, and others in the United States; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare January 24th, 2017 to be “Daniel Borzutzky Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1174 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Fire Rooster, for the Asian American community in Squirrel Hill and beyond, expresses its deepest respect for Asian Americans and congratulates the partners who organized Lunar New Year in Pittsburgh, wishing all a happy and prosperous New Year; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare January 28 to February 12, 2017 to be “LUNAR NEW YEAR” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1175 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate SEAD Democrats on their 30th Anniversary; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, January 21, 2017 to be “SEAD Democrats Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1176 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh for continuing to have a reputation for academic excellence and instilling spiritual values in their students; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, January 29 through Saturday, February 4, 2017 to be “Catholic Schools Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1164 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Personnel and Civil Service to enter into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the County of Allegheny and Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the 2017 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program, with the City’s contribution towards the Program being an amount not to exceed Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars (($800,000.00) to be paid under the Cooperation Agreement or Agreements and referencing a future amendment to this Resolution to seek authorization for the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Personnel to into a Subrecipient Agreement or Agreements with Partner4Work to add additional funding.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1165 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 121 of 2015, which had previously amended Resolution No. 12, effective February 2, 2001, as amended by Resolution No. 160 of 2010, regarding the Witness Protection Imprest Fund, in order to update account fund information and increase the drawdown amount from $20,000 to $30,000. Said increase is designed to ensure that the Witness Protection Program has enough operating funds available to function efficiently while the Bureau of Police prepares for its next drawdown. (Executive Session Held)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1166 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 493, effective August 6, 2012, as amended, entitled “providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, in order to clarify the “Hill CDC - Centre Ave” project scope. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $130,802.79Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1167 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Twenty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($22,500.00) Nineteen Thousand Dollars ($19,000.00) in favor of Annette Wolfe and her attorneys Barth & Associates, P. O. Box 23627, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged personal injuries as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 14-000942.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1168 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00) in favor of Richard Dissen, Attorney-Arbitrator, PO Box 326, Ingomar, PA 15127 for arbitration services. (Executive Session Held)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1169 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement, for payment of the City’s share of the 2017 operating expenses to the Allegheny County Central Tax Collection District for tax collection. Cost not to exceed $9,922.60.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1170 1 ResolutionResolution appointing individuals from the Department of Finance to represent the City of Pittsburgh as delegates to the Tax Collection Committee to be established for the Allegheny Central Tax Collection District pursuant to the requirements of Act 32 of 2008.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1171 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, as amended, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program”, so as to change the responsible department for the Volunteers Field improvement project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1172 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. 273 of 2011, as amended, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” so as to change the responsible department for the Volunteers Field improvement project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1159 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 18, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-1105 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 770 of 2016 entitled “Resolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2017” and reopening the 2017 Operating Budget.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2016-1106 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 771 of 2016 entitled “Resolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2017 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions” by reopening the 2017 Operating Budget.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1137 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement or agreements or existing agreements for consulting services, but not limited to auditing, accounting, and technical services for the City Controller’s Office at a cost not to exceed $90,000.00Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1138 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) to the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Commission for the City’s contribution related to the year-long Pittsburgh Bicentennial Celebration.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1160 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for January 18, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1147 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 713, effective December 13, 2016, entitled ” Resolution 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 of 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 $2,844,995.00, by increasing the project allocation to $3,789,259.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1161 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for January 18, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1121 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Personnel, Chapter 181: General Provisions, by adding a new Section, “Section 181.13: Ensuring Wage Equity”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1135 1 ResolutionResolution providing authorization for the City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to enter into an Agreement(s) for the City to provide administrative services associated with the health care plan for the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for an amount not to exceed $54,000.00 over three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1162 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for January 18, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1120 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendment to existing agreements for the continued lease of equipment through Xerox Corporation. Cost not to exceed $450,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video