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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/28/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2017-2164 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby acknowledges Lenny Orbovich and Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for establishing the Coaching Boys Into Men program at Carrick HS, and for effectively spreading awareness of respectful relationships, consent, harassment and sexual assault, appropriate use of technology and social media, and anger management through the program; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby declares Tuesday, November 28, 2017, “Coaching Boys Into Men Day- Carrick HS” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2165 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the City of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend and celebrate all those who work tirelessly to make the changes we wish to see in our community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, December 1st to be “World AIDS Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2166 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby acknowledges the Brookline Block Watch for 25 years of efforts to make Brookline a safe place to live and work; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby declares Tuesday, November 28, 2017, “Brookline Block Watch Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2159 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 capital budget” so as to close defunct projects, and move the remaining funds into District 8 Public Works projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2160 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 365, effective June 13, 2012, entitled “providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council District 8 Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, so as to close defunct projects, and move the remaining funds into District 8 Public Works projects. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $134,924.55.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2161 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointment Zeba Ahmed as a member of the Board of License and Inspection Review with a term to expire November 30, 2020.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2017-2162 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointment David Breingan as a member of the Board of License and Inspection Review with a term to expire November 30, 2020.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2017-2154 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2104 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Finance to conduct an appraisal of the 28 acres site of the former Civic Arena in the Lower Hill District.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2105 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 PNC Bank, National Association of fully depreciated office cubicle systems and free-standing office furniture totaling an estimated Twenty-Eight Thousand Dollars ($28,000), which shall be used for the purpose of furnishing the Bureau of Police Zone 2 substation at the Lantern Building in downtown Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2114 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in applicable cooperative purchasing agreements for goods, materials, equipment, supplies, services, or construction, as authorized by the Commonwealth Procurement Code and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law for the 2018 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2115 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the letting of contracts and for the use of existing contracts for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for City Departments, and the maintenance, repair, rental and/or leasing, rehabilitation, renovation, inspection or servicing of City buildings and facilities, and for any miscellaneous services in and for any City Departments, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof for the 2018 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2116 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2018 Fiscal YearPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2155 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2127 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article VII: - Disruptive Properties, Chapter 670: - Disruptive Property Abatement, Section 670.02 - Disruptive Property Defined, by requiring a minimum of three of, but not limiting to, three (3) separate occasions, citations, summons, and/or arrests for disruptive activities within any twelve-month period.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2157 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2099 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 24 of 2014, as further amended by Resolution 781, effective December 1, 2014, Resolution No. 592, effective September 25, 2015 and Resolution No. 483, effective August 3, 2016 providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with UPMC Mercy for professional services in connection with the administration and evaluation of medical examinations and related tests and procedures for current and prospective employees and promotion by increasing the total cost from $1,140,000.00 to $1,460,000.00 an increase of $320,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2100 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 P&A Group for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) program for a sum not to exceed Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000.00) over four years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2101 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 Highmark, Inc. for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account program for a sum not to exceed Nineteen Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty-Eight Dollars ($19,988.00) over two years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2156 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Video Video
2017-2098 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Paul Lagrotteria, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA compliant ramp with handrail and landing at 804 East Warrington Avenue, 18th Ward, Council District 3 of the City of Pittsburgh, USA.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2158 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2130 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 476, effective August 11, 2017, authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, and/or 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2163 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for November 20, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2096 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Resolution No. 838 of 2015, authorizing the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the Borough of Ingram (“Borough”) with regard to the City providing fire protection services to the Borough pursuant to the General Local Government Code, 53 Pa. C.S. §§2301 et seq.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video