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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/12/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2018-0572 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate Dick Groat for a spectacular career in sports and for the contributions he has made to Pittsburgh and to sports everywhere; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, June 12 2018, to be “ DICK GROAT DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0573 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare June 17th, 2018, to be “St. George’s Parish Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0574 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the remarkable leadership, dedication and commitment of Susan Foreman Jordan and congratulates her for receiving the prestigious Hannah G. Solomon Award from the National Council of Jewish Women; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Susan’s Birthday, Monday June 18, 2018, to be “SUSAN FOREMAN JORDAN DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0575 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the leadership and board of the New Leaders Council of Pittsburgh and celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of the 2018 class of New Leaders Council Fellows; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, June 13, 2018 to be “New Leaders Council of Pittsburgh Class of 2018 Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0558 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, and Article V, Uses, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new section 912.08 to establish an Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District. (Public Hearing held 7/25/18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0559 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Peterson House, located at 172 46th Street (80-P-160), in the Lawrenceville Neighborhood, in the 9th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 9/25/18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0560 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Chapter 911.2, Section 911.02.A.64 for Waldorf School of Pittsburgh for authorization to expand an Elementary/Secondary School (General) at 201 S. Winebiddle Street, zoned “R2-M” Residential Two-Unit, Moderate Density District, 8th Ward, Council District No. 7 (Public Hearing held 7/11/18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0561 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 861 of 2017 which provides 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
2018-0561 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 861 of 2017 which provides 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 Video Video
2018-0562 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a five-year Rooftop License Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and 600 GS Prop LP at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Forty-Four Thousand Four Hundred Eleven Dollars And Sixty Cents ($144,411.60).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0563 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the submission of an application to the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and /or the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 grant of up to $2,000,000.00Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0564 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a cooperation agreement or agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for administration and implementation of a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 grant of up to $2,000,000.00 from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and/or the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0565 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh, for the sale of Block 12-P, Lot 154 in the 16th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No.3Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0570 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title I: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by repealing Section 161.34 in its entirety and adding language directing City departments to review possible application of Project Labor Agreements to projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0571 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title II: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, by adding a new Chapter 236: Workforce Development Fund for the purposes of supporting the City of Pittsburgh’s ongoing work to expand access to the construction industry, center minorities and women in those efforts, and ensure the delivery of critical infrastructure and economic development projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0566 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Green Infrastructure Mini-Grant Agreement and a Project and Maintenance Agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and Phipps Conservatory in connection with the maintenance of the Green Infrastructure capture and reuse addition at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Schenley Park.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0567 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Green Infrastructure Mini-Grant Agreement and a Project and Maintenance Agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy in connection with the installation and maintenance of a Green Infrastructure Project at the Frick Environmental Center in Frick Park.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0568 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to grant to Allegheny County, a temporary easement for construction, for the purpose of undertaking the 9th Street (Rachel Carson) Bridge improvement project. The construction easement will be on the North Shore Riverwalk on City property designated as Block 8-M-110 and Block 9-E-150, in the 22nd Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0569 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 15, effective January 24, 2017, entitled “Resolution amending Resolution No. 713, effective December 13, 2016 entitled Resolution amending Resolution No. 545, effective August 13, 2015, entitled Authorizing the Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into agreements for the purpose of receiving grant funds that will be used for the construction of the “Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp” and to thereafter enter into an additional Agreement or Agreements with Riverlife, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and other agencies as needed to accept any grant funds offered to the City for this project, and further providing for legitimate expenditures for payments and agreement or agreements, or contract or contracts for any services required in connection with the expenditure of said grant funds per the original intent of the grant award. Said agreement or agreements, contract or contracts or expenditures shall not exceed $2,844,995.00, by increasRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0551 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0506 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Flexable LLC for professional on-site child care services and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $43,875.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0522 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution Number 669 of 2015, titled, “Resolution establishing a Wage Review Committee to review the impact of increasing the wages of service workers and service employees in the City of Pittsburgh.”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0544 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Municipal Code Corporation in the amount of $11,491.30 in payment for services in connection with the codification of Ordinances.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0545 2 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget” by transferring $20,000 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation, $5,000 to the Northside Leadership Conference, and $5,000 each for Shotspotter Surveillance Cameras in the Neighborhoods of Brighton Heights, Brightwood, Allegheny City Center, Allegheny West, East Allegheny, Spring Garden, Spring Hill/City View, Summer Hill, Observatory Hill, and Troy Hill.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0546 2 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 549, effective September 21, 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 Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof", by transferring $20,000 to Brighton Heights Citizens Federation, $5,000 to the Northside Leadership Conference, and $5,000 each for Shotspotter Surveillance Cameras in the Neighborhoods of Brighton Heights, Brightwood, Allegheny City Center, Allegheny West, East Allegheny, Spring Garden, Spring Hill/City View, Summer Hill, Observatory Hill, and Troy Hill. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $453,712.38.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0552 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0479 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and providing for an extension and/or amendment of lease agreement and/or agreements with Associated Investors, Inc. of certain indoor office space occupied by the Citizen Police Review Board for a term of ten (10) years at a cost not to exceed $700,000.08: ($135,000.00 for the first twenty-four (24) months of the lease term; $137,500.08 for the second twenty-four (24) months of the lease term; $139,999.92 for the third (24) twenty-four months of the lease term; $142,500.00 for the fourth (24) months of the lease term and $145,000.08 for the remaining (24) months of the lease term).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0511 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Public Safety Supply, Inc. for the provision of uniforms, duty equipment, and related tailoring and embroidering services for the Department of Public Safety for a term of three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0512 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant to Tiburon, Inc. (a TriTech Software Systems Company) in the total sum of SEVEN THOUSAND EIGHT-HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($7875.00) and in order to allow the Director of Public Safety to enter into an End-User License Agreement with Tiburon, Inc. to obtain an interface to related software used by Allegheny County and in order to ensure functionality of the City’s Fire Station Alert System. The City’s Fire Station Alert System and corresponding agreement with Purvis Systems has been separately authorized by Council Resolution No. 9 of 2018.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0553 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0516 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to apply for grant funding from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Greenways Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP) to provide funding for the reconstruction of the Robert E. Williams community center located in the Robert E. Williams Memorial Park. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides 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
2018-0518 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, providing for the construction of the South Side Neighborhood Streets project; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $599,426.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0554 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0532 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Human Resources and Civil Service, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with McClelland Legal Search for executive search and recruiting services, for the City’s Chief Solicitor position, and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed Twenty Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($22,500.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0555 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2017-1999 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from AP, Mixed-Use Planned Unit Development to GPR-C, Grandview Public Realm sub-district C, a certain property on Grandview Avenue, Block Number 6-H, lot number 43; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System. (Public Hearing Held 5/22/18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0510 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to accept a grant from the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission in the amount of eighteen thousand ($18,000) dollars. This grant will be used in conjunction with department funds to execute contracts for an architectural inventory of historic structures in the city not to exceed thirty-six thousand ($36,000) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0556 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0508 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Sheraton Hotel Station Square in an amount not to exceed eight thousand, four hundred, eighty seven dollars and ninety two cents, for the Citiparks Seniors Program Volunteer Recognition Gala; and providing for the payment thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0509 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department to enter into a grant agreement with the National Football League Foundation for the receipt of Seven Thousand Dollars ($7,000) to be used in direct correlation with the NFL NRPA After-School Kickoff Grant Program (“NFL PLAY 60 Program”). The funds shall be used for the City’s Phillips Recreation Center to provide new equipment, curriculum, refurbished play spaces, additional staff to run physical activity-based programming and/or to otherwise support the start or growth of an NFL PLAY 60 Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0557 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 6, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0163 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 $2,000,000 for the 1600 Smallman Street project. (Council District 7)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0164 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 $2,000,000 for the 1600 Smallman Street project. (Council District 7)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0480 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Hatfield Row Townhomes, Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0481 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 5329, 5331, 5333 Butler Street Mixed Use Building, Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0514 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and MidPoint Group of Companies, Inc., for the sale of Block 2-H, Lot 108 (Lot 1 in the Midpoint-Colwell Street Plan of Lots) situated in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh-Council District No. 6 (Redevelopment).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0515 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh (the “City”) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (the “Authority”) to divert 75% of the incremental parking taxes from the Garage (as defined below), up to a maximum of $7,000,000.00, to fund affordable housing at the proposed City’s Edge development in the Uptown neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video