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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/12/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2017-2275 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby acknowledges the life saving work that Ron Johnson performs on a daily basis as a case manager for Prevention Point Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby declares Tuesday, December 12, 2017, “Ron Johnson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2276 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the commitment to change and the dedication Owen and Clay demonstrate on a daily basis as a message of hope and strength that all things are possible; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to be “Club Elevation Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2277 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Theodore Kondrich on his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2255 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, which authorized the sale of property in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, Item A: 607 BrushtonWaived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2255 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, which authorized the sale of property in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, Item A: 607 BrushtonRead and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2256 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-VH, Residential Single-Unit Attached, Very High Density to UI, Urban Industrial District certain property roughly bounded Susquehanna Street and El Court; all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 13th Ward. (Public Hearing held 7/18/18)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2256 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1A-VH, Residential Single-Unit Attached, Very High Density to UI, Urban Industrial District certain property roughly bounded Susquehanna Street and El Court; all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 13th Ward. (Public Hearing held 7/18/18)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2257 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 652 of 2017, effective October 31, 2017, as amended by Resolution No. 13 of 2017, effective January 23, 2017, as amended by Resolution 198, effective April 25, 2017, entitled Resolution authorizing a cooperation agreement or agreements with the City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase of vehicles, heavy equipment and vehicle accessories for use by City of Pittsburgh Departments and Authorities by increasing the Capital Equipment Acquisition line item by $700,000.00, from $2,212,131.00 to $2,912,131.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2257 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 652 of 2017, effective October 31, 2017, as amended by Resolution No. 13 of 2017, effective January 23, 2017, as amended by Resolution 198, effective April 25, 2017, entitled Resolution authorizing a cooperation agreement or agreements with the City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase of vehicles, heavy equipment and vehicle accessories for use by City of Pittsburgh Departments and Authorities by increasing the Capital Equipment Acquisition line item by $700,000.00, from $2,212,131.00 to $2,912,131.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2270 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2016, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing PITTSBURGH SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT by $700,000.00 and increasing CAPITAL EQUIPMENT ACQUISITION by $700,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2270 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2016, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing PITTSBURGH SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT by $700,000.00 and increasing CAPITAL EQUIPMENT ACQUISITION by $700,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2258 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 112, effective March 19, 2014, entitled “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 2014-2015 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $3,200,000” by increasing the Major Development line item by $300,000.00 and the total cost thereof to $3,500,000.00. (Council Districts: All). (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2258 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 112, effective March 19, 2014, entitled “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 2014-2015 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $3,200,000” by increasing the Major Development line item by $300,000.00 and the total cost thereof to $3,500,000.00. (Council Districts: All). (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2259 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Michael Baker International, Inc. to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of an Architectural Inventory of the West End, Elliott, Brighton Heights, Bedford Dwellings, Middle Hill, and Terrace Village neighborhoods and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $125,000.00Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2259 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Michael Baker International, Inc. to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of an Architectural Inventory of the West End, Elliott, Brighton Heights, Bedford Dwellings, Middle Hill, and Terrace Village neighborhoods and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $125,000.00Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2260 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Michael Baker International, Inc. to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of revised Historic District Guidelines for one City historic district and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $25,000.00Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2017-2260 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Michael Baker International, Inc. to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of revised Historic District Guidelines for one City historic district and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $25,000.00Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2261 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of a data manual for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $80,000.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2261 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of a data manual for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $80,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2262 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of Graphics & Communication Strategy for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $150,000.00Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2262 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of Graphics & Communication Strategy for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $150,000.00Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2263 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with CNX to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of policy and code changes for Telecom Antenna Aesthetics and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $30,000.00Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2263 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with CNX to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of policy and code changes for Telecom Antenna Aesthetics and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $30,000.00Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2264 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article II, Base Zoning Districts, Chapter 904 Mixed Use Districts, Section 904.07 UI, Urban Industrial District (NEEDS TO BE HELD FOR A PUBLIC HEARING)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2264 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article II, Base Zoning Districts, Chapter 904 Mixed Use Districts, Section 904.07 UI, Urban Industrial District (NEEDS TO BE HELD FOR A PUBLIC HEARING)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2265 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of E.B. Jacobs, Inc. in the amount of $29,397.50 for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2265 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of E.B. Jacobs, Inc. in the amount of $29,397.50 for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2266 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 1028 of 1994, entitled “Authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Workers' Compensation Commutation Trust Fund (WCCTF), Index Code 254938, for the deposit of monies received from the state of Pennsylvania for favorable decisions received in litigation (Supersedeas) and monies received when the City is successful in a lawsuit against a negligent third party (Subrogation). Expenditures from this trust will consist of payments to individuals for settlement of their workers' compensation claim, surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, outplacement and other miscellaneous services related to Workers' Compensation management as approved by the Director of Finance.” in order to allow transfers from the WCCTF to the Workers Compensation VEBA Account.Read and referredPass Action details Video Video
2017-2267 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 823 of 1989, entitled “Creating a trust fund for the payment of the City of Pittsburgh's Workers' Compensation obligations and providing for the periodic transfer of funds from code accounts presently in existence to the trust fund for the payment of the City's Workers' Compensation obligations” in order to allow transfers from the Workers Compensation Medical Payment Trust Fund to the Workers Compensation VEBA Account.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2017-2268 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Five Thousand Forty Dollars and No Cents ($5,040.00) to Pittsburgh Mercy, Operation Safety Net for support in outreach services provided to the homeless within Allegheny County with a focus on downtown Pittsburgh. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2268 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Five Thousand Forty Dollars and No Cents ($5,040.00) to Pittsburgh Mercy, Operation Safety Net for support in outreach services provided to the homeless within Allegheny County with a focus on downtown Pittsburgh. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2269 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administration, Article IX, Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 177c, Gender Equity Commission, Ordinance No. 34-2016, effective December 13, 2016, by adding Section (e), entitled “Gender Equity Commission member term limits.”Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2269 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administration, Article IX, Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 177c, Gender Equity Commission, Ordinance No. 34-2016, effective December 13, 2016, by adding Section (e), entitled “Gender Equity Commission member term limits.”Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2271 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief Financial Officer and the Director of the Department of Finance to convene an MBRO Task Force.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2017-2271 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief Financial Officer and the Director of the Department of Finance to convene an MBRO Task Force.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2017-2272 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Deborah Gross to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2273 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Janet K. Manuel to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2274 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jen Presutti, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Paul Leger, Director of Finance, submitting a Quarterly Financial and Performance Report for the period ending November 15, 2017.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2139 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Karen Loysen as a member of the Historic Review Commission with a term to expire November 30, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2140 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Lucia M. Aguirre as a member of the Historic Review Commission with a term to expire November 30, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2141 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alyssa P. Lyon as a member of the Board of License and Inspection Review with a term to expire November 30, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2142 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Siena Kane as a member of the Board of License and Inspection Review with a term to expire November 30, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2143 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Evaine K. Sing as a member of the Board of License and Inspection Review with a term to expire November 30, 2020.ApprovedPass 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.ApprovedPass 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.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2230 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Megan M. Block to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2231 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Amanda Neatrour to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2232 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing of Kelauni J. Cook to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2233 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Chelsea L. Pallatino to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2234 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Kathi R. Elliott to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2235 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Jessie B. Ramey to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2236 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Elizabeth Lee Fogarty to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2237 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sarah L. Schultz to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2238 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sarah E. W. Hansen to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2240 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Magdeline E. Jansen to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2241 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Ricardo J. Williams to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2242 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sabrina Korbel to serve as a member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2017-2253 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2134 2 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article I, Administration, by adding language to Chapter 219 - Operating Budget, so as to codify Act 47 best practices and Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority requirements regarding the City's Annual Operating Budget. (Briefing Held 12-4-17)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2135 2 ResolutionOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article I: Administration, Chapter 202: Debt Management Policy, so as to provide further guidance on the debt management financial controls which allow the City of Pittsburgh to efficiently issue debt while maintaining a responsible debt service level. (Briefing Held 12-4-17)Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2017-2137 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 Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000.00) for legal fees pertaining to police matters. (Executive Session Held 11-27-17 and 12-5-17)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2017-2254 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for December 6, 2017 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-2194 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 786 of 2016, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with O’Brien, Rulis and Bochicchio for legal services relating to workers’ compensation matters, by changing the JDE account string and item number to allow for payments to come from the Workers’ Compensation VEBA trust fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video