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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/29/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1339 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, congratulate and thank Ms. Pittinger for 20 years of service to the Independent Citizen Police Review Board and for her continuing commitment to a safe and healthy relationship between the members of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the citizens and visitors of our City; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 to be “Elizabeth C. Pittinger Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1340 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Catholic Schools that serve our City residents for teaching students to become future leaders, faith-filled disciples and enriched citizens in our communities; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, January 27 - February 2, 2019 to be “Catholic Schools Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1323 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 744 effective November 9 2018 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 $365,000.00. As to transfer funds within a job number shall now read; “Trinity Temple Church/Homewood Concerned Citizens Council” (-$2,500.00) to “Operation Better Block/Homewood Development Collaborative” (+$2,500.00); and “Veterans Arts + Housing Collaborative (VA+HC)”(-$10,000.00) to “Project Love Coalition” (+$10,000.00)’and “Catholic Charities - Rosalia Center” (-$2,500.00) to “Catholic Charities”(+$2,500.00)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1324 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 747 effective November 9, 2018 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 $735,000.00: as to transfer within the job number name change shall read as follows:“Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank” (-$2,500.00) to “St. Mary of the Mount Church/Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank(+$ 2,500.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1325 1 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: Name changes within the Mayor’s Office to now read:“Veterans Arts + Housing Collaborative (VA+HC)”(-$10,000.00) to “Project Love Coalition” (+$10,000.00)’and “Catholic Charities - Rosalia Center” (-$2,500.00) to Catholic Charities(+$2,500.00) and a name change within City Council “Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank” to “St. Mary of the Mount Church/Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1326 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, LEGACY WAY in the Twenty-second Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in 2012. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1327 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, CARLOW DRIVE in the Fourth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in July 2018. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1328 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, URSULINE DRIVE in the Eighth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in July 2018. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1309 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Ceridian, Human Capital Management, Inc. for a city-wide time and attendance system, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed One Million Seven Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($1,720,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2019-1329 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with UPMC Mercy in connection with the administration and evaluation of medical examinations and related tests and procedures for the Civil Service Commission’s medical examination program for current and prospective employees for employment and promotion and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars (1,600,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1330 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 363 of 2015, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with AON Risk Services for the purpose of securing excess workers’ compensation insurance coverage, by increasing the cost by $24,000.00 for 120 additional days of services.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1331 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 191, effective March 19, 2018, entitled “Resolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the administration of certain projects and programs, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $3,286,320.00” by including an additional Economic Development & Housing (H.E.L.P. Initiative) line item for an amount not to exceed $54,000.00 and the total cost thereof by the same amount not to exceed $3,340,320.00. (Council Districts: All).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1332 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 planning, design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies, operations, and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with the production of the Complete Streets Design Guidelines and associated projects.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1338 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending, supplementing and correcting the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article I: Administrative, Chapter 219: Operating Budget, so as to add contract and bid information requirements to Fiscal Impact Statements, and to further correct numbering and formatting.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1333 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Santiago Garces as the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1334 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alex Matthews to serve as a member of the Ethics Hearing Board for a term to expire January 31, 2022.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1335 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Cheryl Gainey as a member of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire December 31, 2024.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1336 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alexander B. Laroco as a member of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh with a term to expire December 31, 2024.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2019-1337 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jennifer Olzinger, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approvals on behalf of the Department of Innovation and Performance for Katherine Grober, and the Department of Public Works for Greg Wagner per the Acting Pay Policy revised in March 2008.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1318 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1247 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Farrell & Reisinger, LLC, 436 7th Avenue, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Eight Dollars and Sixty Cents ($10,228.60) for professional legal services regarding a police matter. (Executive Session held 1/17/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1248 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, 1600 Market Street, Suite 3600, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7286, in an amount not to exceed Eight Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Three Dollars and Ninety-Two Cents ($8,223.92) for professional services in connection with a police matter. (Executive Session held 1/17/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1249 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLCC, 300 Kanawha Boulevard, East, P.O. Box 273, Charleston, WV 25321-0273, in an amount not to exceed Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred Forty-One Dollars and Sixty-Six Cents ($17,541.66) for professional legal services regarding a police matter. (Executive Session held 1/17/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1283 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program,” by increasing PARK RECONSTRUCTION - REGIONAL ASSET DISTRICT PARKS by $54,290.00 from $965,000.00 to $1,019,290.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1284 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 14 of 2019 realigning a total of $4,311,000 $4,322,000 between various accounts within the 2018 Operating Budget. This transfer is necessary for the 2018 close to meet final expenditures for fiscal year 2018.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1285 1 ResolutionResolution to authorize and direct the incurring of Non-Electoral Debt through the issuance of a series of General Obligation Bonds of the City of Pittsburgh, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of Sixty-Two Million Four Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($62,435,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1286 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement with Clark Hill to serve as Bond Counsel for the purpose of rendering any and all necessary opinions with respect to the Bonds and preparing such additional documents as may be necessary. Total costs shall not exceed Thirty-Six Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars ($36,125.00) and shall be paid using proceeds from the debt issuance.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1291 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 Alcoa Corporation of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1319 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for January 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1293 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Hillman Family Foundations/Nina Hamilton Baldwin Fisher Foundation to provide funds to support the creation and support of a Domestic Violence Team housed in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1320 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for January 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1239 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a license and operating agreement or agreements with HFT Management, Inc., dba Gateway Outdoor Advertising, for services related to installation, operation, maintenance and advertising of transit shelters and associated street furniture.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1321 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for January 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1292 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Human Resources and Civil Service Commission to enter into an Agreement with Willis Towers Watson for services related to supporting the City with development and negotiations of employee benefits that are provided to City employees, for a sum not to exceed One Million, One Hundred Sixteen Thousand Dollars ($1,116,000.00) over four years and for the payment of costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1322 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for January 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1294 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a cooperation agreement or agreements, providing for the transfer of funds not to exceed Six Million Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($6,750,000.00) dollars to the City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority for the purchase of vehicles, equipment and accessories for use by City of Pittsburgh Departments and Authorities.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video