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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/26/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2017-1760 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Kary Arimoto-Mercer as a member of the Arts Commission with a term to expire June 30, 2021.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1761 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Sarika Goulatia as a member of the Arts Commission with a term to expire June 30, 2021.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1785 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Scott Richardson as a member of the Disruptive Properties Appeals Board with a term to expire June 30, 2022.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1755 1 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 D: A: 614 Freeland, B: 2614 Mackinaw, C: 2022 Straubs, D: 3403 ReubenAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1756 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through F: A: 3500 Melwood, B: 5130 Rosetta, C: 512 Suismon, [D: 1100 Spring Garden - DELETE, E: 1225 Spring Garden - DELETE], F: 1326 McClureAMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1756 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through F: A: 3500 Melwood, B: 5130 Rosetta, C: 512 Suismon, [D: 1100 Spring Garden - DELETE, E: 1225 Spring Garden - DELETE], F: 1326 McClureAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2017-1757 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into a lease agreement or agreements with Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation) in order that it may utilize the 2nd floor of the City of Pittsburgh’s building located at 1553 Broadway Ave, for a business incubator and co-working space. Said agreement(s) shall be for a term of 10 years with two 5 year renewal options.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1758 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2016, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing and increasing various line items funded from the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1777 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an In-Kind Sponsorship Agreement for the Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1748 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement for the Cinema in the Park summer film series.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1749 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to accept a donation of original artwork from Artist Burton Morris for the 40th Anniversary of the Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1750 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into an In-Kind Sponsorship Agreement for the Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1751 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into three Sponsorship Agreements for the Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1781 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto John Katz, 4 Katz Crew, LP; Brandywine Agency Inc., 357 Lincoln Highway; North Versailles, PA 15137, his successors and assigns, planters and seating areas on the right-of-way of Beacon Street for 1928-1940 Murray Avenue in the 14th Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1782 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Jones Lang LaSalle to provide facilities project management services for the Department of Public Works and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $150,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2016-0875 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works to assume responsibility for the year round maintenance, repair, and future alterations constructed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as part of the East Ohio Street Improvement Project.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2017-1759 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to support Liberty Ave Infrastructure Improvement Project, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed Four Million Nine Hundred Forty Thousand ($4,940,000) dollars for this stated purpose.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1774 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of City Planning to enter into contract and hire consultant Natalie Cerino Kovacic for the Forbes & Murray Improvement Plan. The improvement plan should be executed for a sum not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($15,000.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1775 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Community Based Organizations for community and economic development planning assistance in various neighborhoods in the City and providing operating support for these groups, and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, at a cost not exceed $600,000.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2017-1776 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R2-L, Residential Two-Family Low Density, to R1D-M R1A-M, Residential Single-Unit Density, Moderate Density, in South Point Breeze Neighborhood. PUBLIC HEARING HELD AUGUST 31, 2017AMENDEDPass Action details
2017-1776 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R2-L, Residential Two-Family Low Density, to R1D-M R1A-M, Residential Single-Unit Density, Moderate Density, in South Point Breeze Neighborhood. PUBLIC HEARING HELD AUGUST 31, 2017Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2017-1373 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution number 772 of 2016, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program” so as to transfer one hundred thousand dollars from Community Based Organizations to the Southwest Pittsburgh CDC ($50,000) and the Mount Washington CDC ($50,000).Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2017-1735 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 twenty-five thousand ($25,000) 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 fifty thousand ($50,000) dollars.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1736 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution Number 772, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program;” so as to identify specific projects in the Mayor’s Office and City Council Districts 1,2,3,6 and 8.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1737 1 ResolutionResolution 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 $825,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1738 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in improving its Citizen Participation Process and provide for payment at a cost thereof, at a cost not to exceed $200,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1739 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to provide administration and operating expenses, housing and housing related supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, at a total cost not to exceed $837,664.00AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1740 1 ResolutionResolution 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 $315,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1741 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement, or Agreements with the Urban League of Pittsburgh, for the implementation/administration of the Housing Counseling Program, and related costs, in the amount not to exceed $100,000.00.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1742 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreement(s) and to provide administrative/operating expenses, including but not limited to, rehabilitation, maintenance, operation, insurance, utilities, furnishings, homeless prevention and essential services and other miscellaneous expenses associated the Emergency Solutions Grant funds, at a cost not to exceed $1,148,125.00AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1744 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, SUYDAM STREET in the Tenth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in May 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.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1745 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the Bigelow Streetscape Project. The total grant amount requested is two million, one hundred and eighty seven thousand and five hundred dollars ($2,187,500) dollars for this stated purpose.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1746 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project in support of project implementation in collaboration with the Western Pennsylvania Conversancy. The total grant amount requested is $3,000,000 dollars for this stated purpose.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1764 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 757, effective December 13, 2016 entitled: Resolution 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 $850,000.00; so as to reprogram funds within City Council from “Grandview Lions Club (-$11,534.00); and “Sheraden Community Council” (-$2,349.00)and transfer these funds to “Birmingham Foundation / West Side Mustangs” (+$13,883.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1765 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 105, effective March 6, 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 City Council’s Office from “Grandview Lions Club”(-$11,534.00) and” Sheraden Community Council” (-$2,349.00) to transfer funds to “Birmingham Foundation/ West Side Mustangs” (+$13,883.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1752 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Port Authority of Allegheny County in an amount not to exceed twenty two thousand, nine hundred, ninety two dollars and fifty cents, for the payment of 9,197 full fare bus rides for the 2016 Great Race; and providing for the payment thereof.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1753 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Director of the Department of Public Safety and Director of the Office and Management and Budget to enter into agreements in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with performers, instructors, artists, referees, and persons with specialized skills in connection with the Departments’ recreational and instructional programs and special events services.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1754 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Department of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Keys Service Corps with regard to the 2017 AmeriCorps Summer Program. Said agreement or agreement involves the matching of funds and shall be a cost to the City not to exceed TWENTY THOUSAND and FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($20,400.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1732 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Department of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Allegheny County, Department of Human Services, for the City’s operation of its Senior Community Centers. Said agreement or agreement shall be for a term of one year at no cost to the City with compensation to the City not to exceed EIGHT HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND and FIFTY DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($860,050.00).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1733 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the dedication of East Liberty/Larimer Park and related matters. (Council District 9)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1734 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $4,604,400.00 (Council Districts: All).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details
2017-1763 1 PetitionPetition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to passing a resolution to place the following referendum question on the fall City ballot: “Shall City of Pittsburgh voters be provided with and use new voting equipment for the 2020 presidential election cycle (and thereafter) that utilizes a human-readable, voter-verifiable paper record as the primary official record of the voter’s intent; that the voter can verify accurately reflects his or her intent while the voter is still in the process of voting; and that is usable for audits and recounts?” The Petition is valid in accordance with the Home Rule Charter. (Public Hearing Held, August 30, 2017)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Video Video