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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/11/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2018-1195 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Pittsburgh Allderdice High School for its consistent and unwavering emphasis on academics, rigor and diversity in education and congratulates the students who have achieved National Merit Scholar designations; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 11, 2018, to be “ALLDERDICE NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLAR DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1197 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the hard work and commitment shown by the Allderdice Girls Volleyball Team and commends the trust and dedication shown by the Coaches and congratulates them on winning the City League Championship for the 5th consecutive year; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 11, 2018, to be “ALLDERDICE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CITY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1198 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the hard work and commitment shown by the Allderdice Football Team and commends the trust and dedication shown by the Coaches and Assistant Coaches and congratulates them on winning the 2018 City League Football Championship with special commendation for winning Back to Back City League Championships for 2017 and 2018; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 11, 2018, to be “ALLDERDICE FOOTBALL CITY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1199 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby applaud the University of Pittsburgh Student Office of Sustainability for its efforts to increase student voter engagement, celebrates the eleven on-campus organizations that participated in this effort, and commends all students who exercise their right to vote; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 11, 2018 to be “Student Office of Sustainability Votes Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1200 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Eileen Papale; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 11, 2018, to be “Eileen Papale Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1201 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Amnesty International Pittsburgh Local Group 39 for its remarkable work to promote human rights and the “Declaration of Human Rights”. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 10. 2018, to be “AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA LOCAL GROUP 39 DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1202 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the remarkable leadership by Kristen Michaels at the Congress of Neighboring Communities and commends and congratulates her for her vision, leadership, and commitment to the City of Pittsburgh and the region; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, December 4, 2018, to be “KRISTEN MICHAELS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1203 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, hereby re-affirm our commitment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the international and national body of laws that serve to implement these principles. Together with Pittsburgh residents, we commit ourselves to working to make our city a model for human rights, where there is dignity and justice for everyone; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, December 10th, 2018 to be “International Human Rights Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1204 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares its support for the resettlement of refugees no matter their religion, race, nationality, or country of origin, in the United State and calls on other communities to join them in supporting a stronger national effort to resettle the most vulnerable refugees; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby calls on President Donald Trump to raise the refugee admissions cap to a level that better meets the growing number of persons forced to flee their country because of persecution, war, or violence.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1181 1 ResolutionResolution realigning a total of $3,775,000.00 $4,311,000 between various accounts within the 2018 Operating Budget. This transfer is necessary for the 2018 close in order to meet expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1182 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements to make a payment to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for repairing, improving and/or replacing of the roof of the property located at 6 Allegheny Square East, for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Eighty-Four Thousand Dollars ($184,000.00) and for the payment of the costs thereof.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-1182 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements to make a payment to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for repairing, improving and/or replacing of the roof of the property located at 6 Allegheny Square East, for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Eighty-Four Thousand Dollars ($184,000.00) and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1183 1 ResolutionResolution designating Banks and Lending Institutions to act as Depositories for the year 2019 in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article III, Depositories.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1184 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code and Resolution 761 of 2018, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from Comcast of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) to assist the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1196 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the STOP the Violence Initiative to reduce both police officer-related violence and proximity-related violence in the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1185 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 859-2017 providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) Cascadia Partners to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of a data manual for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $80,000.00 $173,212.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1186 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Port Authority of Allegheny County, 345 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, in an amount not to exceed Seventeen Thousand, Five Hundred Five Dollars and Zero Cents ($17,505.00), for transportation services provided for the City of Pittsburgh Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race on September 30, 2018.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1187 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of ESO Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $13,400.00 for the annual maintenance fee for the Fire Bureau’s operating software.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1194 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to establish and convene the Joint Task Force on Construction Industry Fraud.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1087 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Cooperation Agreement with Tree Pittsburgh for the purpose of supporting Tree Pittsburgh’s efforts to promote and advance the City of Pittsburgh’s Urban Forest Master Plan.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1188 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Resolution to extend City Controller contract # 50116 with Allied Communications., by extending the term of the Agreement for eight (8) months at an additional cost not to exceed Fifty Thousand dollars ($50,000) for Fleet GPS Tracking Services.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2018-1188 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Resolution to extend City Controller contract # 50116 with Allied Communications., by extending the term of the Agreement for eight (8) months at an additional cost not to exceed Fifty Thousand dollars ($50,000) for Fleet GPS Tracking Services.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1189 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure and/or the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into all necessary Agreements to acquire and secure a right-of-way and temporary construction easements, as-needed, to advance certain stabilizing construction in the vicinity of Diana Street.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1190 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 THREE MILLION ($3,000,000.000) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1191 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling, Inc. for the purpose of providing electronic waste collection and recycling services for all City residents.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1192 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 capital budget” so as to rename District 8 DPW Projects to District 8 Intersection Improvements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1193 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 365, effective June 13, 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 District 8 Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, so as to rename District 8 DPW Projects to District 8 Intersection Improvements. Total cost of all projects is not to exceed $134,924.55.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2018-1176 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 5, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1148 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and clarifying the City Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article l: Administration, Chapter 210: Acceptance of Gifts to the City by amending and clarifying sections §210.03 - Donation or Gift Exceeding Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.000) in Value and §210.04 - Donation or Gift Less Than $5,000 in Value.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1159 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations at Sections 198.02 Contribution Limitations and 198.05: Public Database and Reporting, in order to coordinate City and County processes to enhance notification of these requirements to new candidates.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1171 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 130 of 2018 effective March 16, 2018 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1177 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for December 5, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1151 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Dolan Consulting Group in the amount of Six-Thousand Four Hundred Thirty Five Dollars ($6,435.00) for leadership training for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1152 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into financial and “in-kind” Sponsorship Agreements for the City’s Office of Special Events’ 2019 Season.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1178 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for December 5, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1119 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a License and Maintenance Agreement in which the City grants to Tree Pittsburgh a right to plant and maintain trees upon City property and/or Right-of-Way in specified locations Citywide.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1140 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of Mobility and Infrastructure to award and to enter into a Contract or Contracts, or to use existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or to use existing Agreements, providing for the purchase of bicycles, equipment and software providing a local match to the Department of Community and Economic Development Multimodal Program for the 2018 bike share expansion. The cost to the city is not to exceed $118,000.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1154 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, their successors and assigns, planter boxes on the sidewalk area at 5000 Forbes Avenue in the 14th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1179 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for December 5, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1149 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 746, effective November 9, 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 2018 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: Reprograming funds within Office of Management and Budget to now read: “Citizens Participation (-40,000.00)” to “CDBG Administration +40,000.00”.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-1180 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for December 5, 2018 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-0535 1 ResolutionResolution creating the Smallman Street Tax Increment Financing District, adopting and agreeing to participate in the Smallman Street Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing related agreements. (Council District 7) (Public Hearing held 11/14/18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2018-0536 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the County of Allegheny and the School District of Pittsburgh providing for the funding and/or financing, monitoring, implementation and termination of the Smallman Street Tax Increment Financing District. (Council District 7) (Public Hearing set for 11/14/18)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video