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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/6/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-2084 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor all Veterans for their bravery and courage and encourages all residents of our City to Join us at the 98th Annual Veterans Day Parade; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Saturday, November 11, 2017, to be “Veterans Parade Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2085 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Carnegie Mellon University for its contributions to innovation, technology, and the arts and for enhancing Pittsburgh’s vibrancy and advancing our city’s technological and cultural renaissance and celebrates the university’s 50th anniversary.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2086 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby welcome the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) to Pittsburgh for its Regional Meeting; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 16th, 2017 to be “International Association of Defense Counsel Regional Meeting Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2087 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh native and MacArthur Genius Kyle Abraham and his company Abraham.In.Motion for their commitment to justice and the arts; and, BE, IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 10th, 2017 to be “Kyle Abraham Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2088 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare November 4, 2017 to be “Softer Side Seminars Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2089 1 ProclamationNOW BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, November 10, 2017, to be “St. Cyprian Consistory No. 4 & Pittsburgh Assembly No. 6 Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2090 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Tobacco Free Allegheny and Allegheny County Health Department for their dedication to smoking cessation awareness and education for the citizens of Allegheny County; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of November 12 to 18, 2017, to be “ALLEGHENY QUITS FOR LIFE: SMOKING CESSATION AWARENESS WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2070 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to purchase a subscription service from IHS Global, Inc., for economic data to be used within the City of Pittsburgh’s revenue forecasting models, at a cost not to exceed Four Thousand Eight Hundred and Three Dollars and Nineteen Cents ($4,803.19).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2071 1 ResolutionResolution transferring the amount of $4,000 from City Council Salaries & Wages, Regular, JDE Account Number 101100.51101, subledger D9 to City Clerk, Professional and Technical Services, Administrative Fees, JDE Account Number 101200.53101, subledger CC1.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2071 1 ResolutionResolution transferring the amount of $4,000 from City Council Salaries & Wages, Regular, JDE Account Number 101100.51101, subledger D9 to City Clerk, Professional and Technical Services, Administrative Fees, JDE Account Number 101200.53101, subledger CC1.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2017-2072 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 688 of 2016, entitled “Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a one-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Family Life Empowerment Community Development Corporation for the purpose of implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program,” so as to extend the contract an additional year, and increase the total cost from $150,000.00 to $300,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2073 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Article VII, Personnel, Chapters 701 and 702; Title One, Administrative, Article III, Chapters 111, 116, 140 and 145; Title One, Administrative, Article V, Chapter 152; Title One, Administrative, Article VII, Chapters 161 and 170; Title One, Administrative, Article IX, Chapters 174A, 176A, 177A, 177C, 178C, and 179; and Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Chapters 180, 182, 186, 190, 197, and 199, to establish the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to encompass current Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission employees, responsibilities, and functions in order to adjust the name of the Department to better reflect its current functions and to clarify the roles, responsibilities, and functions of its Director.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2074 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 F: A: 406 N Graham, B: 7043 Hermitage, C: 1332 Beechview, D: 3130 McClure, [E: 1524 Superior - DELETE, F: 1526 Superior - DELETE]Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2075 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C., 535 Smithfield St., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for professional legal services and expert advice regarding labor matters in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Dollars and Twelve Cents ($3,940.12). (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2076 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Curtin & Heefner, LLP, 2005 S. Easton Road, Suite 100, Doylestown, PA l8901 for professional legal services and expert advice regarding Building Owners and Managers in an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Four Hundred Four Dollars and Seventy-Two Cents ($5,404.72). (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2077 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Pepper Hamilton LLP, Suite 5000, 500 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA l5219 for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation in an amount not to exceed Sixty Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty Four Dollars and Forty Three Cents ($69,924.43). (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2078 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Michael E. Zobrak, Labor Arbitrator, 1217 Pleasant Street, Aliquippa, PA 15001-9425 for arbitration fees for a two day hearing related to Grievance 15-024 in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Fifty Two Dollars and Forty-Five Cents ($3,052.45). (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2079 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Heckman Enterprises, 116 Claremont Drive, Lower Burrell, PA 15068, in an amount not to exceed Four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and 00/100 Cents ($4,500.00) for consultation services in connection with trial appearance and related expenses File No. 12-0289. (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2080 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Micklow Consulting, 4017 Washington Road, PMB 1300, McMurry, PA 15317, in the amount not to exceed Twenty-Two Thousand one Hundred Thirty-Four Dollars and 25/100 Cents ($22,1324.25) for consultation services in connection with trial appearance and related expenses File No. 12-0289. (Executive Session Held 11-16-17)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2081 1 ResolutionResolution amending the Rules of Council by adding purview over the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to the responsibilities of the Council Standing Committee on Public WorksRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2082 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Jennie Sweet-Cushman as a member of the Pittsburgh Equal Opportunity Review Commission with a term to expire September 30, 2021.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2017-2083 1 ResolutionCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Fiscal Audit for the Department of Finance, Real Estate Division Tax Abatements Programs-Act 42 and Local Economic Stimulus Tax Assistance (LERTA), dated November 1, 2017.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2064 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-2032 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective December 18, 2015, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program,” by accepting the transfer of second and third quarter 2016 gaming revenue from the Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority and authorizing expenditures from FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2035 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Thirty Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($32,500.00) to MAYA Design Inc. for costs incurred for both the SmartPGH and the Resilient City projects.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2036 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Carl’s Tree Service - Landscaping in the amount of Thirty-Three Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($33,700.00) for tree trimming and pruning services that are required for the maintenance and upkeep of various properties owned by the Three Taxing Bodies.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2065 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-2031 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (“P3R”) 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 FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose as it relates to the grant funding for the project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2066 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-2038 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement with the Community Alliance of Spring Garden-East Deutschtown (CASGED) for the purpose of maintaining the landscaping installed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) at the trail head between Route 28 and Troy Hill Road.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2067 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-2029 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 Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, d/b/a UPMC LifeSolutions, for the provision of mental health and counseling services for firefighters and their household members for a sum not to exceed Twenty Three Thousand Three Hundred and Two Dollars ($23,302.00) and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2068 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-1997 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning to accept funds from the Northside Leadership Conference in the amount of Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000.00) provided as a gift in recognition of work previously performed by the City for the conservation, restoration, and maintenance of designated City-owned war memorials and monuments.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2026 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Dina Snider, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA compliant ramp at 420 Boulevard of the Allies in the 1st Ward, Council District 6 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2027 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Dark Side Properties, 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 5600 Harrison Street in the 10th Ward, Council District 7 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2041 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Ten - Building, by adding a new Chapter, Chapter 1005: Federally Subsidized Multifamily Rental Properties.AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Video Video
2017-2041 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Ten - Building, by adding a new Chapter, Chapter 1005: Federally Subsidized Multifamily Rental Properties.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2017-2069 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for November 1, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2017-2025 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Northview Heights-Midrise Apartment project which consists of the construction of 87 apartment units at 525 Mount Pleasant Road, Pittsburgh, PA. The site abuts both Mount Pleasant Road/Penfort Road and Sunset Avenue/Lamar Street.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video