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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/11/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-1725 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Vintage Grand Prix for being the nation’s largest vintage sports car racing event, for providing the public free of charge with ten days of excitement, top vintage cars for public viewing, and for pursuing their philanthropic duty as a fundraiser for the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School for 34 successful years; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares July 7-16, 2017, to be “PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GRAND PRIX DAYS” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1726 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Van Kaplan for his vision, skill and artistry in musical theater and congratulates Van Kaplan for 20 years as Executive Producer of the Pittsburgh CLO; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, July 11, 2017, to be “VAN KAPLAN DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1727 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Lillie Royster Valentine on her 90th Birthday; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare July 18, 2017, to be “Lillie Royster Valentine Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1728 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, approximately 70 percent of students graduating from institutions of higher learning in recent years have done so with student loan debt. Further, the average 2016 graduate held approximately $37,000 in student loan debt, a six percent increase from 2015, and, per a Citizen’s Bank survey, nearly 59 percent of millennials are unsure of when their loan debt will be fully paid off; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1717 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with A Step Up Veterinary, Inc. for professional licensed veterinary services to the City’s Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Animal Care & Control, at an overall cost to the City over a three-year term not to exceed ONE HUNDRED FORTY-NINE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-TWO DOLLARS and NINETY-FIVE CENTS ($149,182.95).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1718 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a Transfer Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”), under which PennDOT will make improvements to and transfer to the City of Pittsburgh portions of State Route 4084 from East Street to the West End Bridge, including Allegheny Circle.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1719 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to support Broadway Ave Slab Replacement 2017 in Beechview, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed Two Hundred Forty Five Thousand ($245,000) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1720 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a Transfer Agreement or Agreements with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) under which PennDOT will make improvements to and transfer to the City of Pittsburgh the remaining portions of Penn Circle from South Highland Avenue counterclockwise to Baum Boulevard, a length of approximately one mile.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1721 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Robert A. Indovina as a member of the City of Pittsburgh Art Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1722 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Kilolo Luckett as a member of the City of Pittsburgh Art Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1723 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Dr. Jerome McKinney as a member of the Disruptive Property Appeal Board with a term to expire December 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1724 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Clerk and the Director of Office of Management and Budget to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with consultant(s) for the purposes of providing the City of Pittsburgh with expert conservator/restoration services in connection with the repair and historic restoration of the City Council Chamber walls for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh. Cost shall not exceed Twenty-Four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($24,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1724 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Clerk and the Director of Office of Management and Budget to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with consultant(s) for the purposes of providing the City of Pittsburgh with expert conservator/restoration services in connection with the repair and historic restoration of the City Council Chamber walls for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh. Cost shall not exceed Twenty-Four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($24,500.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2017-1711 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1541 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with CHR Catering Company Inc. for the purposes of providing the City of Pittsburgh with beverage and snack food vending services through vending machines. The City will receive monthly One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or twenty five percent (25%) of gross monthly sales, whichever is greater.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1666 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Nine Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Dollars and Zero Cents ($9,380.00) to Zero Water for additional transportation costs incurred delivering water feature upgrades for the Mayor’s Safe Water Plan providing water filters and pitchers to PWSA customers.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1672 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain property, acquired at tax sales, to a City of Pittsburgh based Community Development Corporation, for the purpose of advancing the interests of the community through redevelopment. ITEMS A through D. A: 1511 Claim, B: 1517 Claim, C: 123 Bonvue, D: 20 MairdalePassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1673 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through I: A: 305 Mathilda, B: 308 N. Graham, C: 7606 Mulford, D: 219 Trowbridge, E: 45 Lafferty, F: 0 Oneida, G: 917 Peralta, H: 1612 Brighton, [I: 3130 McClure - DELETE]Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1674 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through H: A: 4930 Brown, [B: 1313 Reddour - DELETE, C: 1206 Boyle - DELETE], D: 1714 Brighton, E: 223 E. Jefferson, F: 111 Jefferson, G: 1442 Loraine, H: 1718 NauglePassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1712 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1693 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Public Safety, Office of Special Events, to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (“P3R”) for providing professional services with regard to the management of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race (“Great Race”). Said agreement or agreements shall be for a term of three years (2017-2019) at a total cost to the City not to exceed Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($60,000.00) for 2017, and for each of the years 2018-19, the greater of Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($60,000.00) or 40% of net revenues generated by the Great Race.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1713 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1665 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution number 816 of 2015, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget” in order to transfer $50,000 from the Cox Ave Flood Control Project to Lewis Deck Hockey Relocation to McBride.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1668 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Walter P. Moore and Associates for an assessment of the structural integrity of the Division 4 Public Works Facility and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $15,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1676 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with STREETSCAPE AND INTERSECTION RECONSTRUCTION; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $1,476,539.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1677 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with PENN AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION, PHASE II PROJECT; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $500,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1678 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to support two transportation fellowships through the end of 2018, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed $230,000 dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1714 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1663 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of applications by the Commonwealth of PA, Department of Human Services for grants in connection with the Joint Jobs Initiative Program Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) and providing for the authorization to enter into agreements with various agencies and to pay for expenditures for costs to support, implement and administer the program. Cost not to exceed $4,585,786.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1664 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, summer staff wages, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2017 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing for the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2017 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1715 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1660 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Chapter 917 Operational Performance Standards, Section 917.06 Construction Operations by changing the hours during which construction operations are permitted.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1716 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for July 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details
2017-1662 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 83 of 2017 to further authorize the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Personnel and Civil Service to enter into a Subrecipient Agreement or Agreements with Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the 2017 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program in an amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000.00) in addition to the prior authorized Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the County of Allegheny and Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1675 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements or the use of existing Agreements, providing for a Contract or Contracts or the use of existing Contracts, providing for repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and professional services in connection with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) for reimbursing PWSA up to $200,000 for costs incurred by PWSA in their Hayson/Red Oak storm-water retention project, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video