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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/30/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2018-0063 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh for its commitment to excellence in spiritual and academic instruction; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, January 28 - Saturday, February 3, to be “Catholic Schools Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details
2018-0045 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor through the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to plan and implement the creation of Financial Empowerment Centers Fund within the City of Pittsburgh and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed $20,000 dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0046 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #389 of 2017 which authorized the issuance of 4 warrants in the total sum of Eighty-five Thousand Dollars ($85,000.00) in favor of the Department of Community & Economic Development, 400 North Street, 4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120, in accordance with Article V of the Emergency Shelter Grant agreement no. C000051736 in full and final settlement of a claim made by the Department of Community & Economic Development by changing the issuance to 1warrant and in favor of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0047 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Visual Evidence Corporation, 8555 Sweet Valley Drive, Suite A, Valley View, OH 44125 for professional consulting services associated with litigation, at a cost not to exceed Nine Thousand Dollars One Hundred Thirty-Eight and Forty-Nine Cents ($9,138.49). (Executive Session held 2-12-18)Read and referred  Action details
2018-0048 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Three Thousand Thirty-One Dollars and Twenty-Two cents ($3,031.22) in favor of Michelle Miller-Kotula, Labor Arbitrator, 428 Bond Street, Washington, PA 15127 for arbitration services. (Executive Session held 2-7-18)Read and referred  Action details
2018-0049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of NFP Structured Settlements, to a designated trust account in an amount not to exceed Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($5,500,000.00) in full and final settlement of litigation pertaining to police matters, the payment schedule of said amount to occur in three phases as follows: (i) $2 million to be paid in 2018 after approval of this Resolution; (ii) $2 million to be paid in 2019; and (iii) $1.5 million to be paid in 2020. (Executive Session held 1-30-18)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0049 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of NFP Structured Settlements, to a designated trust account in an amount not to exceed Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($5,500,000.00) in full and final settlement of litigation pertaining to police matters, the payment schedule of said amount to occur in three phases as follows: (i) $2 million to be paid in 2018 after approval of this Resolution; (ii) $2 million to be paid in 2019; and (iii) $1.5 million to be paid in 2020. (Executive Session held 1-30-18)Read and referred  Action details
2018-0050 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with MuniServices for the provision of audit services for all applicable cable franchise and telecommunication Public Right of Way (PROW) agreements. MuniServices will receive a contingency fee of 28% of all new revenue collected as a result of the audits.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0051 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 795 of 2017, entitled “making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof” in order to fund the District 8 Special Election and a Law Department settlement.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0051 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 795 of 2017, entitled “making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof” in order to fund the District 8 Special Election and a Law Department settlement.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0064 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1D-M, Residential Single-Unit Detached, Moderate Density District to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial District certain property situated on Lincoln Avenue; all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 12th Ward. (Public Hearing held 12/11/18)Read and referred  Action details
2018-0058 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Eighty Seven Thousand, and Ten Dollars ($87,010.00), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0059 1 ResolutionResolution 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0052 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from General Industrial (GI) to Urban Industrial (UI), a certain property at 1 28th Street, Block Number 5-F, lot number 46, in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System. A portion of the parcel is currently zoned Urban Industrial (UI). (Public Hearing held 3-13-18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0053 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic District under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain area known as the Roslyn Place Homes, located at 506-523 and 525 Roslyn Place, lot and block numbers 51-S-165, 168, 168-A, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173-0-1,174,175,176, 167, 177, 178, 179, 180, 184, and 183, in the 8th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 3-13-18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0054 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Agreement with The United Way of Southwestern PA for services relating to the Career Transition Project (21 and Able), for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000.00) over two years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0055 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 708 of 2017, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a two-year professional services agreement or agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC for a web-based secondary employment scheduling system and services,” by correcting the job number.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0055 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 708 of 2017, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a two-year professional services agreement or agreements with Cover Your Assets, LLC for a web-based secondary employment scheduling system and services,” by correcting the job number.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0056 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One - Administrative, Article XI - Personnel, Chapter 191 - Retirement, Section 191.06 - Compulsory Retirement.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0056 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One - Administrative, Article XI - Personnel, Chapter 191 - Retirement, Section 191.06 - Compulsory Retirement.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0057 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor through the Director of Public Safety to enter into In-Kind Sponsorship Agreements for the City’s Valentine’s on Ice event.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0060 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title II: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 265: Exemptions for Residential Improvements, and Chapter 267: Exemptions for Industrial and Commercial Improvements by requiring the performance of yearly audits by the City Controller and submission of said audits to City Council.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0061 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to provide the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure with necessary authority to accomplish the responsibilities assigned to the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure pursuant to Ordinance 16 of 2017, enacted by City Council on March 14, 2017.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0062 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 416 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “KK” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3) by removing certain addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0062 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 416 of 2015 for the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “KK” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3) by removing certain addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details
2018-0040 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 24, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0004 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) in favor of Victoria Rainey and Frischman & Rizza, P.C., fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged personal injuries as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 14-008419. (Executive Session held 1-23-18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0005 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Sixty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($62,500.00) in favor of Lois Carson and her attorneys Cercone, Erlaine, & Associates, 564 Forbes Avenue, 1100 Manor Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged personal injuries as described in a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 14-019641. (Executive Session held 1-23-18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0019 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority for Cities of the Second Class (“ICA”) in the amount of $37,000.00 for the funding required to cease ICA operations.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0041 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for January 24, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0022 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement or agreements with the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania for the provision of medical direction services at a cost of Ten Dollars and No Cents ($10) per year to the City. Said agreement(s) shall commence on January 1, 2018 for a term of three years expiring on December 31, 2020.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0042 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for January 24, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0023 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No.772, effective, January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2017 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program,” by increasing the “Park Reconstruction (RAD)” line item by $33,653.00 from $945,000.00 to $978,653.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0024 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement with Lawrenceville United for the purpose of maintaining the improvements at Duncan Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0043 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for January 24, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0020 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Standard Insurance Company for the administration of the City’s employee leave management program for a sum not to exceed Five Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($520,000.00) over four years and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0021 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Four Thousand, Four Hundred Nine Dollars and Fifty-Nine Cents $4,409.59 to CSI Investigations for the payment of the costs related to a use of force opinion for OMI Investigation# 17-164.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0044 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for January 24, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0025 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 758 of 2014, entitled “Resolution providing for a Contract or Contracts with Qscend Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software services necessary for the operations of the City's 311 Response Line for a period of four years (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), total cost not to exceed $162,600.00,” by extending the term for one additional year (2018) and by increasing the authorized amount by $48,723 for a total of $211,323.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video