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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/28/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-1282 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 2017 to be “Career and Technical Education Month” in the City of Pittsburgh and urge all citizens to become familiar with the services and benefits offered by the Pittsburgh Public Schools Career and Technical Education programs, and to support and participate in these programs to enhance their individual work skills and productivity.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1283 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to be “World Spay Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1284 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend this team for their hard work and dedication to excellence both on and off of the court; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 to be “Obama Girls Basketball Team Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1285 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes to recognize and commend the women who participate in the construction industry throughout our region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of March 5-11, 2017 as “Women in Construction Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1286 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the importance of finding the cause and cure of MS and expresses its admiration and dedication that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter has shown toward a future free of MS; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 5-11, 2017 to be “MS AWARENESS WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1265 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC for professional consulting services for federal government affairs and legislative services and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $62,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1266 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Malady & Wooten, Inc. for professional consulting services for state government affairs and legislative services and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $66,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1267 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Cooperation Agreement with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh to document local cooperation and the authority’s agreement to make payments in lieu of taxes for the Addison Terrace Phase 2 and Addison Terrace Phase 3 housing project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1268 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, DUCK HOLLOW BRIDGE in the Fourteenth/Fifteenth Wards of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street was approved by CPAC in January 2017. 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
2017-1269 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910.2, Section 910.01.D.2 to Point Park University, on behalf of the property owner Young Women’s Christian Association of Pittsburgh, for authorization to operate an electronic message sign at 305 Wood Street, zoned “GT-A” Golden Triangle Subdistrict A, 1st Ward, Council District No. 6. (Public Hearing Held, May 23, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1269 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910.2, Section 910.01.D.2 to Point Park University, on behalf of the property owner Young Women’s Christian Association of Pittsburgh, for authorization to operate an electronic message sign at 305 Wood Street, zoned “GT-A” Golden Triangle Subdistrict A, 1st Ward, Council District No. 6. (Public Hearing Held, May 23, 2017)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2017-1270 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 104 of 2016, as amended by Resolution No. 634 of 2015, authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with CleanNet Systems of Pennsylvania, Inc., for the purpose of providing custodial and cleaning services at Citiparks’ twenty-two recreation and Healthy Active Living (Senior) centers,” by increasing the cost from Two Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Four Dollars and No Cents ($235,464.00) to Nine Hundred Fifty-One Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-Eight Dollars and No Cents ($951,288.00), for three years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1271 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One, Administrative, Chapter 111 Departments Generally, Section 111.01 Establishment; Rules and Regulations; Organization and Control to create the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1272 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One, Administrative, Chapter 118, to create the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure in order to encompass policy, planning, and management of an integrated urban transportation system accessible by all users - bicyclists, motorists, pedestrians, and public transit riders - in order to formalize the status of the Department and set roles, responsibilities, and functions for its Director.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1273 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One, Administrative, Chapter 119 Department of Public Works, to remove certain functions and responsibilities currently listed under the Public Works Department in order to facilitate the newly created Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1274 1 ResolutionResolution to authorize and direct the incurring of Non-Electoral Debt through the issuance of a series of General Obligation Bonds or Notes of the City of Pittsburgh, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of sixty million dollars ($60,000,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1275 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to issue and the City Controller to countersign a warrant in an amount to be determined by the Department of Finance to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania representing payment required for unclaimed funds for the year 2013, pursuant to the provisions of Deposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Act of August 9, 1971 P.L. 74.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1276 1 ResolutionResolution creating a task force to oversee the creation of an early childhood implementation plan to improve the quality of and expanding affordable access to Pre-Kindergarten in the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1277 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” in order to change the project scope and responsible department for the Vanucci Field project, and to further clear completed projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1278 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 719 of 2011, 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 Program in Council District 4; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” in order to change the project scope and responsible department for the Vanucci Field project, and to further clear completed projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1279 1 CommunicationCommunication from Caster D. Binion, Acting Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, submitting the Position and Salary Report as of January 1, 2017.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1280 1 CommunicationCommunication from David Onorato, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, submitting the Position and Salary Report as of January 1, 2017.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1281 1 CommunicationCommunication from Mary Conturo, Executive Director of the Sports & Exhibition Authority, submitting the Position and Salary Report as of December 31, 2016.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1261 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 22, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0943 1 ResolutionResolution providing for conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, under Act No. l7l of l984, entitled, “Second Class City Treasurer Sale and Collection Act”, effective December 11, 1984. ITEM A: 212 BeltzhooverPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1235 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Eleven Thousand Dollars ($11,000.00) in favor of Paulette Collins and her attorneys Caputo Law Firm, 801 Vinial Street, Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 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. 10-021263. (Executive Session Held)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1236 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. ITEM A: 7203 HermitagePassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1237 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: 5227 RosettaPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1238 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 P. A: 6 Millbridge, B: 730 McLain, C: 8 Allen, D: 6 Allen, E: 803 Excelsior, F: 807 Excelsior, G: 725 Excelsior, H: 719 Excelsior, I: 726 Excelsior, J: 1512 Arlington, K: 4 Gaskell, L: 26 Ruth, M: 28 Marne, N: 242 Southern, O: 221 Southern, P: 149 SouthernPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1239 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 N. A: 5349 Rosetta, B: 5302 Rosetta, C: 5305 Brown, D: 5303 Brown, E: 0 Rosetta, F: 5335 Brown, G: 5337 Brown, H: 5356 Rosetta, I: 5366 Rosetta, J: 5368 Rosetta, K: 5370 Rosetta, L: 213 N. Aiken, M: 211 N. Aiken, N: 5349 BroadPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1240 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: 5334 Wickliff, B: 807 54th, C: 5112 Dresden, D: 916 N. Lang, E: 7251 Hermitage, F: 7247 Hermitage, G: 70 Cust, H: 325 Johnston, I: 239 Mansion, J: 5032 Lytle (A) Lawrenceville Corporation 2 STY ALUM SDG HSE PURCHASE PRICE: $1,000.00 + Costs LOT: 20 X AVG 48.1 X 27.7 LOCATION: 5334 Wickliff Street ACQUIRED: April 29, 2016 / TS # 103 WARD: 10 BLOCK & LOT: 81-A-101 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 7 (B) Lawrenceville Corporation 1 STY FRA HSE PURCHASE PRICE: $1,000.00 + Costs LOT: 20 X 100 LOCATION: 807 54th Street ACQUIRED: April 29, 2016/ TS # 104 WARD: 10 BLOCK & LOT: 81-A-125 COUNCIL DISTRICT: 7 (C) Lawrenceville Corporation PURCHASE PRICE: $100.00 + Costs LOT: 12.5 X 50 LOCATION: 5112 Dresden Way ACQUIRED: April 29, 2016/ TS # 100 WARD: 10 BLOCK & LOT: 80-G-197-C COUNCIL DISTRICT: Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1241 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 D: A: 5503 Broad, B: 1238 Sunday, C: 0 Ganges, D: 695 GangesPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1262 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 22, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1242 1 ResolutionResolution accepting the dedication of Addison Terrace Phase I in the 3rd and 5th Wards, 6th Council District.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1263 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for February 22, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1230 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement with Brian Calfano of the University of Cincinnati, for research specific to City Code Chapter 653.05(e) in the form of a Human Rights Assessment survey in an amount not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1231 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement with the University of Pittsburgh to perform research specific to City Code Chapter 653.05(e) in the form of a fair housing assessment in an amount not to exceed Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1232 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement with the Mark Hamilton, Esq. of Thomas, Thomas and Hafer, to provide legal representation as the Solicitor of the Commission on Human Relations in an amount not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1233 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement, or Agreements with the Fair Housing Partnership, to continue comprehensive fair housing training in an amount not to exceed Sixty-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars ($69,800.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1264 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 22, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2016-0034 3 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Chapter 916, Residential Compatibility Standards, Section 916.05, Operating Hours, 916.06, Noise, Chapter 917, Operational Performance Standards, and Article IX, Chapter 926, Definitions, to provide current and more enforceable construction and noise standards for the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1287 1 Small Games of ChanceNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize PA Cleanways of Allegheny County, dba, Allegheny Cleanways as a civic and/or service organization within the context of the Pennsylvania Small Games of Chance Act, as amended.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1288 1 Small Games of ChanceNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognize the Carrick Youth Athletic Association to be a civic and/or service organization within the context of the Pennsylvania Small Games of Chance Act, as amended.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video