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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/13/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-1630 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognizes and honors the 2017 awardees and extends gratitude to each individual and organization for making the North Side a great place to live, work, and play; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council acknowledges the efforts that the NSLC has achieved through collaboration within the community and corporate organizations and hereby declares June 2017 to be “Northside Leadership Conference and Awardees Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2017-1631 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares Saturday, June 17, 2017, to be “Henry Jon Adrian Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2017-1632 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare June 18th, 2017 to be “Rev. Victor J Grigsby Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2017-1611 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Allegheny County to receive a regular extract of the Allegheny County property assessment file that will be used to communicate with the correct owner of the property for reasons including but not limited to tax collection, and permit, and license issuance.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1612 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 319 entitled “Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Zucker Systems to optimize the City’s development review processes for a sum not to exceed One Hundred and Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($145,000) and for the payment of the costs thereof,” so as to include grant funding from the Heinz Endowments.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1612 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 319 entitled “Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Zucker Systems to optimize the City’s development review processes for a sum not to exceed One Hundred and Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($145,000) and for the payment of the costs thereof,” so as to include grant funding from the Heinz Endowments.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1613 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into voluntary agreements with private property owners for the purpose of removing and replacing privately-owned lead water service lines when the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is replacing the publicly-owned lead water service line affecting such private lines and further authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to cooperate in the removal of such privately-owned lines.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1614 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Ten, by adding a new Chapter 1005, entitled “Mandatory Testing of Lead Service Lines Plumbing” to reveal lead hazards, including lead service lines, and to require disclosure to lessees under certain terms and conditions, and granting authority to the City Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections to enforce this Chapter:Read and referred  Action details
2017-1616 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article 1 Public Right-of-Way, Chapter § 416, 416.20 - Approval process for Sidewalk Café, including Permits and Fees, and § 416.21 - Sidewalk Café Site Plan, by adding language for a proprietor wishing to establish a sidewalk café with four (4) seats or fewer (must be no more than two (2) seats per table).Read and referred  Action details
2017-1617 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Lola 38 Townhouses at 211, 213, 215, 217, and 219 38th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1618 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for three (3) park Master Planning projects in the coming year: Kennard Park, Sheraden Park, and Emerald View Park. The total grant amount requested is ONE HUNDRED NINETY-SIX THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY ($196,650.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1618 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for three (3) park Master Planning projects in the coming year: Kennard Park, Sheraden Park, and Emerald View Park. The total grant amount requested is ONE HUNDRED NINETY-SIX THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY ($196,650.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1619 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for the West End Trolley Trail Project repurpose an old trolley right-of-way in the underserved West End section of our city. The total grant amount requested is TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED ($292,400.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details
2017-1619 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for the West End Trolley Trail Project repurpose an old trolley right-of-way in the underserved West End section of our city. The total grant amount requested is TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED ($292,400.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1620 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for the Wightman Park Development Project providing upgrades to the park including green infrastructure. The total grant amount requested is FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1620 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for the Wightman Park Development Project providing upgrades to the park including green infrastructure. The total grant amount requested is FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1628 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five, Article VII, Parking Meters, by creating a meter zone and a meter rate for the Hill District in chapter 543.01 section (b).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1621 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of 4 warrants in the total sum of Eighty-five Thousand Dollars ($85,000.00) in favor of the Department of Community & Economic Development, 400 North Street, 4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120, in accordance with Article V of the Emergency Shelter Grant agreement no. C000051736 in full and final settlement of a claim made by the Department of Community & Economic Development. (Executive Session HELD)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1623 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Heinz Endowments to assist the City of Pittsburgh with a comprehensive review of development, permitting, and licensing processes and recommendations for optimization. This resolution further provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIFTY THOUSAND ($50,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose as it relates to the grant funding for the project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1623 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Heinz Endowments to assist the City of Pittsburgh with a comprehensive review of development, permitting, and licensing processes and recommendations for optimization. This resolution further provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIFTY THOUSAND ($50,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose as it relates to the grant funding for the project.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1624 1 OrdinanceOrdinance to vacate a pedestrian pathway known as “Chatham Lane,” by partially repealing Ordinance 19 of 1964 (filed in City of Pittsburgh Ordinance Book 68, Page 460) entitled “an Ordinance accepting the dedication of Chatham Lane, 15 feet wide between Chatham Street and Bigelow Boulevard and the underpass below Webster Avenue as shown and describe in Pennsylvania Department of Highways’ drawing for construction of Route No. 1026, Section No. 2/b, pages 19 and 23, for pedestrian ramp, opening and naming the same; also accepting the dedication of four (4) open areas adjacent to the Crosstown Boulevard as shown and dedicated in Urban Redevelopment Authority Plan Drawing 256-P-7 and 256-P-8, and providing certain terms and conditions; all in the Second Ward of the City of Pittsburgh.”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1625 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License Agreement for a period of one year in which the City grants to Allegheny GoatScape a right to utilize grazing goats upon particular City property in specified City parks.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1625 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License Agreement for a period of one year in which the City grants to Allegheny GoatScape a right to utilize grazing goats upon particular City property in specified City parks.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1626 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget” by adding Hilltop Alliance-Cameras $5,000 within District 3 Neighborhood Needs.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1627 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 Hilltop Alliance-Cameras. Total cost of all District 3 Neighborhood Needs projects is not to exceed $51,943.77.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1629 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Sister Patrice Hughes as a member of the Pittsburgh Civilian Police Review Board with a term to expire October 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1622 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, dated June 2017.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1605 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1574 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article VII: Business Related Fees; Chapter 245: Earned Income Tax, to ensure that the local and federal tax deadlines occur on the same day each year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1575 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor Stria Consulting Group, Inc., P O Box 367, Brooklyn, NY 11228, in an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($5,000.00) for forensic consultation services in connection with Leon Ford v. City of Pittsburgh, et al., USDC #2:13-cv-01364.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1606 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1573 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Citizen Police Review Board to issue a warrant in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), in favor of Clark Hill, PLC, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, 14th FL, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, representing payment for legal representation by Elizabeth Collura, Esq., for the period of 1/1/17 thru 3/31/17. This represents full and final payment for services rendered as Solicitor for the Citizen Police Review Board, which concluded on 3/31/17.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1607 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1526 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven, Business Licensing, Chapter 719 Vendors and Peddlers, Section 719.10, Lists of Sites Approved by Council, by adding permanent street and sidewalk vending sites.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1547 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, their successors and assigns, an encroachment to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, various site structures for the new Tepper Quandrangle located at 4765 Forbes Avenue in the 14th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1608 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1572 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Operation Better Block, Inc, 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 801 North Homewood Avenue in the 13th Ward, Council District 9 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2017-1609 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1571 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 887, effective December 31, 2014, entitled “Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements to purchase Accela Civic Platform and Accela Citizen Access subscription and cloud hosting services and further authorizing a professional services Agreement with Accela to migrate from self-hosting to a cloud environment hosted by Accela,” so as to extend the contract an additional year, and increase the cost from $648,798 to $906,994.Passed FinallyPass Action details
2017-1610 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 7, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1576 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Hilltop Baptist Church New Worship Center at 1104 Chappel Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216.Passed FinallyPass Action details