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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/7/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-1220 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Dancing Classrooms Program, the staff and teaching artists who facilitate it and the foundations who support the important lessons that the program promotes and congratulates Pittsburgh Dilworth for earning the “Colors of the Rainbow” Championship; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 7 , 2017 to be “DANCING CLASSROOM DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1221 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the entrepreneurs honored at this year’s Classic Events! Black History Celebration.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1222 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council’s preservation efforts; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh urges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to work in conjunction with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council to revisit permitting for the DAPL and encourage an alternative route.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1196 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 $1,500,000 for the 3 Crossings - Riverfront Office project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1197 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 $1,500,000 for the 3 Crossings - Riverfront Office project. (Council District 7)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1198 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 7800 Susquehanna Street project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1199 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 7800 Susquehanna Street project. (Council District 9)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1200 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 Heinz II Development project. (Council District 1)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1201 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 Heinz II Development project. (Council District 1)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1202 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to dissolve the Fulton Building tax increment financing district. (Council District 6)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1203 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 666, effective November 14, 2016 entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2012 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 Mayor’s Office as a result of an organizational name change from: “Beltzhoover United Front” (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Urban Kind Institute” (+$5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1204 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 329, Effective June 21, 2016, entitled: “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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, so as to transfer funds within the Mayor’s Office as a result of an organizational name change from: “Beltzhoover United Front” (-$5,000.00); and transfer these funds to “Urban Kind Institute” (+$5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1205 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 674, effective November 14, 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 2014 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 Mayor’s Office from: “North Boroughs - Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels ”(-$2,500.00), and “North Boroughs - Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Tri-Hill Valley Meals on Wheels” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Prevent Another Crime Today P.A.C.T.” (+$5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1206 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 331, effective June 21, 2016, 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 $540,000.00, so as to reprogram funds within the Mayor’s Office from: “North Boroughs - Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Brighton Heights Meals on Wheels.” (-$2,500.00), and “North Boroughs - Sewickley Meals on Wheels/Tri-Hill Valley Meals on Wheels” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Prevent Another Crime today P.A.C.T.” (+$5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1207 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 754, effective December 13, 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 Mayor’s Office from: “North Boroughs Sewickley MOW/Brighton Heights (-$2,500.00), and transfer these funds to “Tree of Hope” (+$2,500.00); and to reprogram funds within the Mayor’s Office as a result of an organization name change from “Kingsley Association/Larimer Consensus Group” (-$2,500.00), and transfer these funds to “Larimer Consensus Group” ($2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1208 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 325, effective June 21, 2016 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 $513,000.00, so as to reprogram funds within the Mayor’s Office from: “North Boroughs Sewickley MOW/Brighton Heights” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Tree of Hope” (+$2,500.00); and to reprogram funds within the Mayor’s Office as a result of an organizational name change from: “Kingsley Association/Larimer Consensus Group” (-$2,500.00), and transfer these funds to “Larimer Consensus Group” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1209 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 756, effective December 13, 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 the Mayor’s Office as a result of organizational name changes from: “Kingsley Association/Larimer Green Team” (-$2,500.00), and “Kingsley Association/Larimer Consensus Group” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Homewood Children’s Village/Larimer Green Team” (+$2,500.00), and “Larimer Consensus Group” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1210 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 351, effective June 21, 2016 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 $500,000.00; so as to transfer funds within the Mayor’s Office as a result of organizational name changes from: “Kingsley Association/Larimer Green Team” (-$2,500.00), and “Kingsley Association/Larimer Consensus Group” (-$2,500.00); and transfer these funds to “Homewood Children’s Village/Larimer Green Team” (+$2,500.00), and “Larimer Consensus Group” (+$2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1211 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Chapter 170: Fees, Section 170.02(a): Fees for Emergency Medical Services, by increasing fees.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1212 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Pittsburgh Parking Authority for the parking lot at the intersection of Broadway and Beechview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, St. Catherine of Sienna Parish parking lot located at Broadway Avenue and Belasco Street for a 2017 Farmers’ Market.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1213 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a License Agreement with the Parking Authority for the use of property on 18th and Carson Streets for the 2017 Farmers’ Market.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1214 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Seventy One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Six Dollars ($71,906.00), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1215 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of LSK Enterprises, Inc., P.O. Box 62885, Virginia Beach, VA 23466 in an amount not to exceed Sixteen Thousand Eight Hundred Eighty Dollars and Eighty Seven Cents ($16,880.87) for professional services in connection with repair and maintenance of the City’s Olympia Ice Rink Cleaner Machine in the Department of Parks and Recreation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1216 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $5,074.61, in favor of Meichen Luo, 4716 Ellsworth Avenue, Apt. 814, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 for damage to her parked vehicle from a City of Pittsburgh fire vehicle in emergency response on Clyde Street on October 10, 2016.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1217 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Lee Haller as the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance of the City of Pittsburgh.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2017-1218 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Jennifer Presutti as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget of the City of Pittsburgh.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2017-1219 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution Re-appointing Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Land Bank for a term to expire on November 1, 2019.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1188 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Scott Schubert as Chief of the Bureau of Police of the City of Pittsburgh.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1192 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1139 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 Fourteen Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Five Dollars and No Cents ($14,235.00) for professional legal service in connection with the Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board Inquiry and Related Matters. (Executive Session Held)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1140 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 Seventy-Four Thousand Four Hundred Eighty-Five Dollars and Eighty-Six Cents ($74,485.86) for professional services in connection with the matter of FOP, Fort Pitt Lodge No.1. (Executive Session Held)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1142 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: A: 1054 Spring GardenPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1167 2 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.Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1193 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for February 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1194 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0730 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1D-L, Residential Single-Unit Detached, Low Density District to P, Parks District, all that certain property identified as Block Number 17-R, lots number 110, 120, 180; and Block Number 36-C, lot number 295; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System; 20th Ward. (Public Hearing Held, January 31, 2017)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1195 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for February 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1134 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 43rd Street Townhouse project, which will consist of two townhouses and will be located along the southerly side of 43rd Street, between the intersections of Foster Street and Eden Way. The building addresses will be 174 and 176 43rd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video