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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/4/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2018-0838 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the month of September, as “Love Your Library Month 2018” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0837 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Lebanese-American community of Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church for their commitment to family and faith and serving the residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, September 7-9, 2018, to be “Lebanese-American Days” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0836 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Wali Jamal Abdullah for the work he does on behalf of Pittsburgh’s theater community as well as his performances in greater Pittsburgh schools; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Aug. 30-Sept 1, 2018 to be “Wali Jamal Abdullah Weekend” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2018-0835 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize 20 years of remarkable leadership by Brian Schreiber at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and commends and congratulates him for his vision, leadership and commitment to the citizens of the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, September 6, 2018, to be “BRIAN SCHREIBER DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0834 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Jennifer and Thaddeus for their exceptional volunteer work and community service; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, August 21, 2018, to be “Jennifer and Thaddeus Hoffman Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-0817 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Maher Duessel to provide independent auditing services for the City for three years at a total cost not to exceed Four Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand, One Hundred and Sixty Dollars ($428,160.00). (Briefing Held 9/18/18)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2018-0818 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into a Green Infrastructure Mini-Grant Agreement and a Project and Maintenance Agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and The Carnegie Library of Knoxville in connection with the installation and maintenance of a Green Infrastructure Project at the Knoxville library branch.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0819 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 2400 Ansys Drive, Suite 102, Canonsburg, PA 15317 in an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($5,000.00) for professional services in connection with litigation. (Executive Session held 9/19/18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0820 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $10,000.00, in favor of The Magee Group, LP c/o Ed Preston, Esquire, The Times Building 336 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for reimbursement of their property deductible from repair to interior stairwell security/fire doors damaged by city fire personnel on July 27, 2017.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0821 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $4,675.00, in favor of Richard A. Valorie, Sr., 1001 Shreve Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 for damage to his parked vehicle from a City of Pittsburgh Public Works salt truck on January 16, 2018.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0822 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to execute relevant agreements to receive funding from the Pittsburgh Public Schools for Community Enrichment to operate a STEM/STEAM/STREAM and Art and Enrichment Program at Langley Middle School and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THIRTY NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY-NINE DOLLARS AND 30 CENTS ($39,999.30) for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0823 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of iAM HCM Consulting in the amount of $7,500.00 for JD Edwards Human Capital Management training provided to the Department of Human Resources & Civil Service.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0824 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Mews on Butler project, located at Butler Street, Harrison Street, Berlin Way, 55th Street, and 56th Street of Pittsburgh, PA, 15201. See attachment for approval of individual addresses.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0825 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for RGB Shadyside, LLC, 308 S. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-0825 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for RGB Shadyside, LLC, 308 S. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0826 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the CMU TATA Consultancy Services Building, 4665 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0827 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Paulson Spray Park project which will be located along the south side of Paulson Avenue across from intersection with Dunmore Street, at 1300 Paulson Avenue, Pittsburgh 15206 in the 12th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0828 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the Hill Community Development Corporation, or an entity to be formed, with respect to the sale of Block 10-J, Lot 170, situated in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, -- Council District No. 6 (Residential Rehabilitation).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0829 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Tenancy in Common Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, and Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, with respect to 420 Boulevard of the Allies.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0830 1 ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Keystone Communities Program to provide funding for the rehabilitation of the Oliver Bath House. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0831 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Keystone Communities Program to provide funding for the rehabilitation of the Jefferson Recreation Center and surrounding park. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0832 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Acting Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an Agreement with Carahsoft Technology Corporation for Hootsuite Enterprise Social Relationship Platform, to better manage the City’s online constituent service efforts, with annual cost of the agreement not to exceed $104,950.45. (Briefing Held 9/26/18)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-0833 1 CommunicationCommunication from the City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget, submitting an acting pay request on behalf of the Department of Innovation and Performance for Mimi Addy, Debra Christian, and Fredericka Greenwood per the Acting Pay Policy revised in March 2008.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0813 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for August 29, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0703 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Twenty Thousand Three Hundred Three Dollars and 88/100 cents ($20,303.88) in favor of Graham Street Partners, LLC, 5700 Elgin Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206. (Executive Session held 7/19/18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0704 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars in favor of Oak Glade Capital Partners, LLC, 2246 Wilson Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15214, fully releasing the City from all claims and liability for alleged damages. (Executive Session held 7/19/18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0814 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for August 29, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0772 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (hereinafter referred to as “PDP”) for services rendered by Clean Team employees within the South Side PED, at a cost not to exceed thirty-one thousand, seven hundred and fifty-two dollars (31,752).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0815 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for August 29, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0781 1 ResolutionResolution Amending Resolution No. 553, effective August 6, 2018, entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $940,000.00; : so as to amend the JDE number for Brothers and Sisters EmergingPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0782 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 554, effective August 6, 2018, Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, “so as to amend the JDE number for Brothers and Sisters Emerging in City Council”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0783 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 547, effective August 6, 2018 entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $825,000.00 so as to change a job number within City Council form “Brothers and Sisters Emerging”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0784 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 548, effective August 6, 2018, Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to change a job number from the City Council budget: “Brothers and Sisters Emerging”.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0785 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 549, effective August 6, 2018, Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to change a job number within City Council’s office for “Earthen Vessels Outreach”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0786 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 550, effective August 6, 2018 entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $850,000.00; so as to change a job number within City Council for “Earthen Vessels Outreach”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0816 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for August 29, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0765 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City to enter into a Cooperation Agreement with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh to Serve as Co-Applicant for the purposes of filing an Application with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a FY 2018 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant in the amount of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) and pledging City financial support in the amount of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) for the project and City Owned Land to Effectuate the Purposes of the Bedford Dwellings/Hill District Neighborhood Transformation Plan and its initial phases of implementation strategy.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0811 1 ResolutionResolution donating to the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh parcels of land required for housing redevelopment and neighborhood improvement activities of Bedford Dwellings/Hill District Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Application (CNIG Application) as listed in the attached Exhibit A to this Resolution. (Council District No. 6)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video