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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/10/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2017-1481 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Karina Ricks, 1420 Centre Avenue, #1805, Pittsburgh PA 15219, as the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure of the City of Pittsburgh.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1463 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and his designee to contact the School District of Pittsburgh for the purpose of establishing and administering the Pittsburgh Pre-K Scholarship Fund.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2017-1476 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 256, Home Rule Realty Transfer Tax, Section 256.02 LEVY AND RATE, paragraph (a), by increasing the rate of tax from one percent (1%) to two percent (2%) one and one half percent (1.5%) commencing February 1, 2018 and to two (2%) percent commencing January 1, 2020. (Post Agenda Held, July 18, 2017; Public Hearing Held, July 18, 2017)Held for Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2017-1476 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal; Article VII, Business Related Taxes; Chapter 256, Home Rule Realty Transfer Tax, Section 256.02 LEVY AND RATE, paragraph (a), by increasing the rate of tax from one percent (1%) to two percent (2%) one and one half percent (1.5%) commencing February 1, 2018 and to two (2%) percent commencing January 1, 2020. (Post Agenda Held, July 18, 2017; Public Hearing Held, July 18, 2017)Held for Post Agenda Pass Action details Video Video
2017-1477 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 1: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commission and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV/AIDS Commission, Section 179C.02 - Commission Members, by changing the composition.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1483 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 capital budget and the 2012 Community Development Block Grant” by adding Birmingham Foundation - Belzhoover School $7,824.24, and reducing projects more than nine years old within District 3 Neighborhood Needs.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1484 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. No. 93 effective March 6, 2012 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 City Council Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 3; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, by adding Birmingham Foundation - Beltzhoover School ($7,824.24) and reducing projects more than nine years old. Total cost of all District 3 Neighborhood Needs projects is not to exceed $51,943.77.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1475 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 28 of 2017, entitled “Resolution 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,” by adding provisions for an annual benefits true-up and to provide for proper funding and payment of monthly premium equivalents and true up amount to the City from the URA and from the City to the URA.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1471 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Federal Community Services Work-Study Program Agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for eligible students to contribute to community services initiatives coordinated through the Department of City Planning; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed $15,300.00 over the three years, subject to appropriation.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1472 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to accept a grant from the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission in the amount of eighteen thousand ($18,000) dollars. This grant will be used in conjunction with department funds to execute contracts for an architectural inventory of historic structures in the city not to exceed thirty-six thousand ($36,000) dollars.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1473 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No.668, effective November 14, 2016, entitled: 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 2011 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: “Jerusalem Baptist Church” (-$10,000.00) and transfer these funds to “Western PA Police Athletic League” (+10,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1474 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 327, 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 behalf of residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $800,000.00; so as to reprogram funds in the Mayor’s Office from: “Jerusalem Baptist Church” (-$10,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Western PA Police Athletic League” (+$10,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1501 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Crafton Borough in connection with the paving of a portion of Crafton Boulevard between Baldwick Road and the City of Pittsburgh limit and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, by the Borough to the City, the costs associated with the paving of the Borough’s portion of Crafton Boulevard. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is Thirty One Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty One Dollars ($31,521.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1438 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Tata Consultancy Center, 4665 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1439 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Sehr Abodes at 955 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1464 1 ResolutionResolution approving the terms of and authorizing the execution and delivery of a Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (The “URA”) relating to the administration by the URA and its Board of Directors of the Housing Opportunity Fund (The “Fund”), established by City Council Ordinance Number 37 of 2016, to finance the development and preservation of affordable housing within the City of Pittsburgh; authorizing the assignment to the URA of a portion of the City’s public moneys for the purpose of carrying out the public purposes of the URA relative to the provision of housing. (Post Agenda Held, July 18, 2017; Public Hearing Held, July 18, 2017)Held for Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2017-1464 1 ResolutionResolution approving the terms of and authorizing the execution and delivery of a Cooperation Agreement with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (The “URA”) relating to the administration by the URA and its Board of Directors of the Housing Opportunity Fund (The “Fund”), established by City Council Ordinance Number 37 of 2016, to finance the development and preservation of affordable housing within the City of Pittsburgh; authorizing the assignment to the URA of a portion of the City’s public moneys for the purpose of carrying out the public purposes of the URA relative to the provision of housing. (Post Agenda Held, July 18, 2017; Public Hearing Held, July 18, 2017)Held for Post Agenda Pass Action details Not available
2017-1466 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 Lawrenceville Technology Center Site Development project. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1467 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 Lawrenceville Technology Center Site Development project. (Council District 7)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1468 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 $2,000,000 for the Almono-Hazelwood Mill 19 Redevelopment project. (Council District 5)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1469 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 $2,000,000 for the Almono-Hazelwood Mill 19 Redevelopment project. (Council District 5)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1470 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all of the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 25th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh Designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 23-G, Lots 344 and 345 under the Residential Land Reserve Fund - Vacant Land on Henderson Street and 71 Henderson Street - (Council District No. 6).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video