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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/3/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2017-1952 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh for preserving our region’s unique history and providing a platform for young people to participate in historic preservation; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, October 5th, 2017 to be “Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1953 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 3, 2017 to be “Douglas W. Anderson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1954 1 ProclamationNOW BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, October 6, 2017, to be “Classic Events! Salute to Legal Excellence Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1955 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Charles Sterling Wiggins for his years of dedication to his community, his family and his country; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, September 28, 2017, to be “Charles Sterling Wiggins Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1956 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Ashley Priore and the Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, Officer David Shifren and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, and other organizations and individuals who promote the game of chess and advance a culture of learning in Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of October 1-October 8 to be “Chess Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1957 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 to be “Starkist Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1958 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby congratulates Boy Scout Troop 6, The Screamin' Eagles on the celebration of its 75th anniversary; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 29, 2017 to be “Boy Scout Troop 6, The Screamin’ Eagles Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1959 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby acknowledges the Beechview Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for the 50th anniversary of its opening; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council hereby declares Saturday, October 8, 2017, “Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Beechview Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1960 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Amnesty International Pittsburgh Local Group 39 for its remarkable work to promote human rights and supports the Amnesty Lobbying Workshop; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, October 4, 2017, to be “Amnesty International Pittsburgh Lobbying Workshop Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1961 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize a Day of Reconciliation between the descendants of the Indians and Settlers who once lived here and recognizes the dedication of a Pennsylvania State Historical and Museums marker for Simon Girty.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1962 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Shad Henderson for his dedicated work to improve the lives of others and congratulates him on receiving the NCM Community “Hero” Leadership Award.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-1963 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Dorsey Record Shop and Neil and Marcus Dorsey for their remarkable contributions through their family owned business and congratulates them on receiving the Nabhi Christian Ministries Community Service Leadership Award.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1964 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Deidre Lesesne for her dedication and commitment to the children of her community and congratulates her for receiving the Nabhi Christian Ministries Community Service Leadership Award.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1965 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Pastor Stephen Niermann for his dedicated work to improve the lives of others and congratulates him on receiving the Community Service Leadership Award from Nabhi Christian Ministries.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1966 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Wanda Cromartie-Jones for her dedication and commitment to the children in her community and congratulates her for receiving the Nabhi Christian Ministries Community Service Leadership Award for her work.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1967 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate Linwood Alford for receiving the NCM Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary body of work as an exemplary professional, a dedicated volunteer and a role model in the service of his community.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1968 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate Judge Cheryl Lynn Allen for receiving the NCM Lifetime Achievement Award for her extraordinary body of work as an exemplary professional, a dedicated volunteer and a role model in the service of her community.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1969 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate Dr. Larry E. Davis for receiving the NCM Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary body of work as an exemplary professional, a dedicated role model in the service of his community.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2017-1943 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with RT Lawrence Corporation for the provision of a remittance processing system. The cost of the remittance processing solution shall not exceed Two Hundred Twenty-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty-Six Dollars and Eighty-Eight Cents ($229,856.88).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1944 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of International Code Council, in the amount of $3,453.59, for books and other training materials for new Inspectors, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1945 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map; Article IV, Chapter 908, Public Realm Districts; Chapter 914, Parking Loading and Access, and Chapter 915, Environmental Performance Standards to establish the Uptown Public Realm Zoning District, and an associated Performance Points density bonus system. (Public Hearing Held, 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1946 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Three Rivers Regatta to assist the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police with re-establishing the mounted unit. This resolution further provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FOUR THOUSAND ($4,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose as it relates to the grant funding for the project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1947 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Building and Fire Code Academy, in the amount of $25,000, for 10 day training seminar Understanding the 2009 International Building Code, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1951 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh to offer free parking for on-street metered parking spaces and surface-level lots on select days in November 2017 and December 2017.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1948 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from BNY Mellon of fully depreciated office cubicle systems and free-standing office furniture totaling an estimated Ninety-Eight Thousand Dollars ($98,000), which shall be used for the purpose of redesigning office spaces of the City’s Department of Public Safety Administration unit and the Bureau of Police Intelligence division.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1949 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to take all necessary actions to acquire and secure a right-of-way and temporary construction easements, as-needed, for the replacement structure, including the taking of property by eminent domain if necessary, involving the West Ohio Street Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway Company.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1950 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 816, effective January 2, 2014 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District. (Public Hearing Held October 18, 2017)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-1939 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 27, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1906 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing all City departments, in conjunction with the Department of Finance, to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a facilities usage agreement or agreements during the 2017 calendar year for the purpose of permitting groups to rent City-owned facilities for recreational and community focused activities, in individual amounts not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1907 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 845 of 2015, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with CORE Business Technologies for software, equipment and for a cashiering system for the Department of Finance, by increasing the authorized amount in 2017 by Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for JD Edwards interfacing and by adding the appropriate item numbers to the account information.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1908 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to purchase a subscription service from Phoenix Advisors, LLC for continuing disclosure filings for the City of Pittsburgh’s current and future debt at a cost not to exceed Three Thousand and Zero Dollars ($3,000.00). These disclosures are required by regulatory authorities to ensure the financial transparency of the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1927 3 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEM A: A: 1408 ChislettAMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1927 3 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEM A: A: 1408 ChislettPassed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2017-1940 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for September 27, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1899 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety, Police Traffic Services Grant, for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of one hundred sixty-nine thousand two hundred nine dollars ($169,209.00) that will be used for Driving Under the Influence enforcement and outreach activities.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1900 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 634 of 2016 authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an Amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC, at an overall cost Seven Hundred Ten Thousand Four Hundred Six Dollars and Ninety Cents ($710,406.90).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1901 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a grant agreement with the Hartford Insurance Company for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) that will be exclusively used to purchase fire prevention materials for the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1902 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 454 of 2017 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1941 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for September 27, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1897 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Segal Waters Consulting for the provision of a classification and compensation study for a sum not to exceed Three Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand and Zero Dollars ($325,000.00) and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1898 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of 4imprint Inc. in the amount of $6,607.96 for printed promotional materials for City of Pittsburgh employment recruitment purposes.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1942 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for September 27, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1903 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to City Council to name a new park as Liberty Green Part of Larimer Park in the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-1905 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 137 of 2017, authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with CleanNet Systems of Pennsylvania, Inc., for the purpose of providing custodial and cleaning services at Citiparks’ Recreation and Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers,” by increasing the cost from Nine Hundred, Fifty-One Thousand, Two Hundred Eighty-Eight Dollars and No Cents ($951,288.00) to Nine Hundred, Seventy-Six Thousand, Two-Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars and No Cents ($976,222).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video