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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2017-1880 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Khalif Ali as a Commissioner of the Ethics Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire June 30, 2020.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1882 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Fred W. Brown as a Commissioner of the Ethics Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on June 30, 2018.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-1884 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Orlando G. Portela Valentin as a Commissioner of the Ethics Hearing Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire June 30, 2019.Interview HeldPass 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.Interview HeldPass Action details Video Video
2017-2033 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 reducing FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS by $200,000.00 and increasing HILL HOUSE by $200,000.00. (Briefing Held 11-8-17)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2034 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management & Budget to enter into a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements with the Hill House Association in connection with the rehabilitation of the Blakey Program Center for a sum not to exceed Two Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($200,000.00) for the payment of the costs thereof. (Briefing Held 11-8-17)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2037 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cliff Jobe Consulting LLC, 204 Kennan Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, in an amount not to exceed Twelve Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty-Seven Dollars and 00/100 Cents ($12,827.00) for consultation services in connection with trial appearance and related expenses for USDC #2:16-cv-01364. (Executive Session Held 11-8-17)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2055 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Pittsburgh Collision & Reconstruction Services, LLC, 10 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars and 68/100 Cents ($3,129.68) for consultation services in connection with trial appearance and related expenses for USDC #2:16-cv-01364. (Executive Session Held 11-8-17)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2056 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Union Trust Building, 501 Grant St., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA in an amount not to exceed Eight Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($8,500.00) for a trial transcript in a litigation case. (Executive Session Held 11-8-17)AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass 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.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2074 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 F: A: 406 N Graham, B: 7043 Hermitage, C: 1332 Beechview, D: 3130 McClure, [E: 1524 Superior - DELETE, F: 1526 Superior - DELETE]AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2074 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 F: A: 406 N Graham, B: 7043 Hermitage, C: 1332 Beechview, D: 3130 McClure, [E: 1524 Superior - DELETE, F: 1526 Superior - DELETE]Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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)Held for Executive SessionPass 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 WorksAFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
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.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1996 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 457, effective July 27, 2017, entitled “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.”Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2017-2003 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement with Tree Pittsburgh for the purpose of supporting Tree Pittsburgh’s efforts to promote and advance the City of Pittsburgh’s Urban Forest Master Plan.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-1999 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from AP, Mixed-Use Planned Unit Development to GPR-C, Grandview Public Realm sub-district C, a certain property on Grandview Avenue, Block Number 6-H, lot number 43; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System. (Public Hearing Held 5/22/18)Held in CommitteePass 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).AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2052 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Addition to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Junction Bloomfield at 5201 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.AFFIRMATIVELY RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video