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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/6/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2018-0245 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the importance of finding the cause and cure of MS and expresses its admiration and dedication that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter has shown toward a future free of MS; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 11-17, 2018, to be “MS AWARENESS WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0246 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 2018 to be “Arts in Our Schools Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0247 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 15-March 15 of 2018, to be “Women of Color HERStory Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0248 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh wishes to recognize and commend the women who participate in the construction industry throughout our region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the week of March 4-10, 2018 as “Women in Construction Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0249 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh calls for the prompt discharge of the #METOO Act from the Committee on Labor and Industry with an affirmative and favorable recommendation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby calls on the entire Allegheny County Delegation of the Pennsylvania Legislature to support and vote in favor the advancement and subsequent passage of the #METOO Act.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0250 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Mr. Caruso for his devotion to his family, friends, customers, and communities throughout the region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 5, 2018, to be “LUIGI CARUSO OF CARUSO BROTHERS BARBERSHOP DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0251 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and celebrate the long, distinguished, and storied career of Italo V. “Ody” Mackin, and commend him for the outstanding achievements and recognition that he won in his trade throughout his tenure; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 6, 2018, to be “Ody Mackin Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0252 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the Pittsburgh Knights for their vision and commitment in building the ESports community in Pittsburgh and for their dedication to connecting the remarkable economic benefits of ESports globally to the economic future of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 13 2018, to be “PITTSBURGH KNIGHTS ESPORTS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0253 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that it is the will and desire of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh that all members of the Pennsylvania State Senate show their support for Senator Fontana's proposed legislation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby commends Pennsylvania State Senator Wayne Fontana for his initiative on passing this crucial, sensible gun legislation.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0215 1 ResolutionResolution amending a number of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) authorization resolutions to reflect the change of the Community Development Division from the Department of City Planning to the Office of Management and Budget.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details
2018-0215 1 ResolutionResolution amending a number of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) authorization resolutions to reflect the change of the Community Development Division from the Department of City Planning to the Office of Management and Budget.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0216 1 ResolutionResolution submitting regulations for the implementation and enforcement of the Landlord Registration Ordinance (i.e. City of Pittsburgh Code (“City Code”), Ch. 781 (“Residential Housing Rental Permit Program”)), to the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as required by City Code §781.06 and recent Court Order in a related active litigation matter in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, docketed at GD 15-023074 (“Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh et al. v. City of Pittsburgh”). (Public Hearing held 4-4-18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0218 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with ShotSpotter, Inc. (d/b/a SST, Inc.) for the continuation and expansion of the City’s gunshot-detection system at an overall cost not to exceed THREE MILLION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX THOUSAND TWO-HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($3,386,250.00) over a three-year term.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0244 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title I: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, by adding Chapter 196: Public Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Documentation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0219 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Sabina Deitrick as a Commissioner of the Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire January 22, 2024.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0220 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Jean Holland Dick as a Commissioner of the Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire February 29, 2024.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0221 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Christine Mondor as a Commissioner of the Pittsburgh Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire on January 3, 2024.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0222 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Rev. Ricky Burgess as a member of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire April 30, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0223 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Valerie McDonald Roberts as a member of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire April 30, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0224 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Jeffrey Cohen as a member of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority with a term to expire April 30, 2022Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0225 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Rev. Liddy Barlow to serve as a member of the Commission on Human Relations for a term to expire April 30, 2020.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2018-0226 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Jill Weimer as a member of the Sports and Exhibition Authority with a term to expire December 31, 2020.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0227 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Anthony Coghill as a member to the Sports and Exhibition Authority for a term to expire December 31, 2020.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0228 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Corey O’Connor as a member of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority with a term to expire September 1, 2022.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0229 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing David Price to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2018-0230 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Yoko Tai to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2018-0231 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Sylvia Fields as a member of the Allegheny Regional Asset District with a term to expire September 1, 2022.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0232 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Hilda Fu to serve as a member of the Allegheny Regional Asset District for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0232 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Hilda Fu to serve as a member of the Allegheny Regional Asset District for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Referred for InterviewPass Action details
2018-0233 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Cynthia McCormick to serve as a member of the Civil Service Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0234 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution re-appointing Linda Johnson Wasler to serve as a member of the Civil Service Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2021ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0235 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Harry Johnson II to serve as a member of the Civil Service Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2018-0236 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the re appointment of Daniel Lavelle as a member to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for a term to expire December 2, 2019.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0237 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the re appointment of Ed Gainey as a member to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for a term to expire December 2, 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0238 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Maelene J. Myers as a member of the Disruptive Properties Appeals Board of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2018-0239 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Darren Lovell Whitfield to the Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, per Title I: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, §179C.02(1) and §179C.02(2) of the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0240 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Diana Byas to the Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, per Title I: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, §179C.02(1) and §179C.02(2) of the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0241 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Heidi Herald to the Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, per Title I: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, §179C.02(1) and §179C.02(2) of the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0242 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Julie Kmiec to the Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, per Title I: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, §179C.02(1) and §179C.02(2) of the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0243 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Matthew Garofalo to the Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, per Title I: Administrative, Article IX: Boards, Commissions, and Authorities, Chapter 179C: Establishment of Pittsburgh HIV / AIDS Commission, §179C.02(1) and §179C.02(2) of the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0208 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 28, 2018 with a NEGATIVE Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0117 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 777 of 2016 to further clarify the uses of the South Side Parking Enhancement District Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0209 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0128 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 Paula Pranka of a canine valued at Eight Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($8,500.00) to be deployed to the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Canine Unit.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0210 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0134 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Six (“Conduct”), Article III, Chapter 633 (“Dogs and Cats”) by amending subchapter 633.19 with respect to dogs that have bitten an individual without provocation.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0160 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 546 of 2017 authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a three-year professional services agreement or agreements with Johnson Controls for security camera integration and support services, to define funding sources.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0211 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0136 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) to make ADA compliant and other updates to the Allegheny Landing Park located on the North Shore of the City of Pittsburgh. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0137 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) to install a spray feature in the Nelson Mandela Peace Park located in the Garfield neighborhood. In the event this grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0138 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) to support the purchase of a property on the 900 block of Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (Parcel ID: 0003-G-00210-0000-00) in relation to the Oliver Bath House Rehabilitation project. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0212 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0130 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with consultants and/or service providers for professional services in connection with Civil Service and MPOETC required assessment and evaluation of Public Safety candidates, and providing for payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $100,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0132 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $75,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0213 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1930 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IX Measurements and Definitions, Chapter 926 Definitions by clarifying the definition of an Adult Cabaret. (Public Hearing Held 2-8-18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0083 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 675 of 2017, effective November 6, 2017 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0214 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for February 28, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0133 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement, Agreements, or Amendments with RGH Enterprises Inc. and Staples Contract & Commercial Inc. for the provision of computer hardware and peripherals for all city departments for a sum not to exceed $800,000 per year for 2018 and 2019, and $200,000 for 2020, totaling One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000) over the three-year period.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video