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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/27/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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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.   Action details Video Video
2018-0323 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh recognizes Rich for helping thousands get good union jobs in various industries from commercial office cleaners, security officers, food service workers, and school employees throughout Pittsburgh; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, to be “Rich Johnston Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0324 1 ProclamationTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, April 2nd, 2018 to be “Dyngus Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0302 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements with Korn Ferry Hay Group, Inc. to provide actuarial services for the City of Pittsburgh for two years, with an optional two year extension, at a total cost not to exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0303 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of City Planning to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), should the grant be awarded by DCNR, to provide funding for the Kennard Park Master Planning Project and authorizing the Pittsburgh City Council to include the matching funds in the 2019 Capital budget. The total grant amount requested is SIXTY THOUSAND ($60,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. Upon award, the City would provide $60,000 in 2019 Capital Budget Funds for a 1:1 local match.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0282 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract for consulting services with Industrial/Organizational Solutions, Inc. (I/O Solutions) for Firefighter Recruit position written examination pre-test training material, the development, administration and scoring of National Firefighter Selection Inventory (NFSI) written examination, examination analysis and final report and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed $30,540.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0283 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with NEOGOV for the upgrade and continual maintenance of software for HR workforce management, applicant tracking, and Civil Service testing, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $36,463.75.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0285 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 692 of 2015, entitled “Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Industrial/Organizational Solutions, Inc. (I/O Solutions) for professional consulting services in connection with Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant position job analyses; the development, administration, and scoring of new written examinations; and development, assessor selection, administration, and scoring of new oral board examinations; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by increasing the authorized amount by One Hundred Fifty Four Thousand Dollars ($154,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0304 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Acting Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Health Advocate, Inc. in connection with the provision of mental health and counseling services for the City of Pittsburgh’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their family/household members, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed One Hundred Eighteen Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight Dollars ($118,698.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0305 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the One Grandview Development - City of Pittsburgh project. (Council District 2)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0306 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000 for the One Grandview Development - City of Pittsburgh project. (Council District 2)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0307 1 ResolutionResolution granting easement through Frick Park to the owners of 584 & 592 Briar Cliff Road for the maintenance of a 6” combined sewer lateral.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0308 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes, certain property in the (20th) Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, A Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2018-0308 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes, certain property in the (20th) Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, A Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0309 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, a Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0309 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, a Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0310 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, a Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0310 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by MK-Menlo Banksville LP, a Delaware Limited Partnership, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0311 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Family Links, Inc., a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0311 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Family Links, Inc., a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0312 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by FamilyLinks, Inc., a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0312 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by FamilyLinks, Inc., a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0313 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Victor DeDonato, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0313 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Victor DeDonato, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0314 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Victor DeDonato, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0314 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Victor DeDonato, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0315 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Edward Pasquale and Angela Pasquale, his wife and Salvatore Pasquale and Maria Christine Pasquale, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0315 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Edward Pasquale and Angela Pasquale, his wife and Salvatore Pasquale and Maria Christine Pasquale, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0316 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Edward Pasquale and Angela Pasquale, his wife and Salvatore Pasquale and Maria Christine Pasquale, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0316 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Edward Pasquale and Angela Pasquale, his wife and Salvatore Pasquale and Maria Christine Pasquale, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0317 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Richard T. Ozanick and Diane E. Ozanick, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0317 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Richard T. Ozanick and Diane E. Ozanick, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0318 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Richard T. Ozanick and Diane E. Ozanick, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0318 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes certain property in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Richard T. Ozanick and Diane E. Ozanick, his wife, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0319 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for Phase 1 Street and Signal Improvements in support of the implementation of the Downtown-East End Bus Rapid Transit Project in collaboration with the Port Authority of Allegheny County, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and the County of Allegheny. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIFTEEN MILLION ($15,000,000.000) dollars for this stated purpose. The contribution of the City of Pittsburgh is not to exceed FOUR MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($4,500,000) dollars over the life of the grant for this purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0321 1 ResolutionResolution to create a Slope Remediation Taskforce that will create a strategy to remediate slope failures.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0322 1 ResolutionResolution to create a Special Committee of Council no later than June 1, 2018, for the purpose of establishing a process of reviewing Request for Proposals by Council prior to the submitting of legislation for a payment agreement or after the authorization of Council.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0320 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, dated March 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0260 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Cara Halderman to serve as a member of the Historic Review Commission for a term to expire March 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0078 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 179 of 2016, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with Maximus Consulting Services Inc. for services relating to the preparation of the annual indirect cost allocation reports, by exercising the written option to extend the term of the contract by two years.   Action details Video Video
2018-0079 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick, & Gefsky for legal assistance in rewriting the City of Pittsburgh’s business tax/fee regulations, forms, and portions of the City Code of Ordinances. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide tax consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) over a three year period.   Action details Video Video
2018-0300 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 21, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0199 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Heinz Endowments to provide operational support for DOMI as well as funding for equipment, research into mobility technology and applications, etc. and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0257 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Duquesne Light Company for a license to erect, install, and use an underground electrical system and associated apparatus upon the City’s property at 611 Second Avenue for the purpose of electrical and/or telecommunications services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0258 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in connection with the McKinley Park Green Infrastructure rehabilitation and improvement project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0259 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, for the establishment and maintenance of a tree research grove and related activities in Schenley Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0301 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Performance and Asset Management for March 21, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0217 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement, Agreements, or Amendments with B-Three Solutions, Inc. for the provision of software maintenance and support services for a sum not to exceed Five Hundred Seventy Two Thousand Six Hundred Forty Dollars ($572,640) over a two year period.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video