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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/12/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1386 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February 12, 2019, to be “Margaret Campbell Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.Adopted  Action details Not available
2019-1387 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the life and legacy of Richard Meritzer; and, BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby thank Richard for his service and dedication to the residents of Pittsburgh and for his contributions toward building a more inclusive city.Adopted  Action details Not available
2019-1388 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Mike Toth, Brashear Alumni and stellar Volunteer on his retirement and joins the athletes , coaches and staff of Brashear High School in wishing him good health and happiness in his retirement; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Thursday, February 7, 2019, to be “MIKE TOTH DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.Adopted  Action details Not available
2019-1389 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, as recently as 2018, the Council of the City of Pittsburgh ratified its recognition of healthcare as a fundamental human right through Bill No. 377 of 2018, in which the body affirmed its conviction that each and every person in the City of Pittsburgh - as well as in the United States - is deserving of robust, high-quality healthcare that provides excellent, patient-oriented outcomes; andAdopted  Action details Not available
2019-1370 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 Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($17.500.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1385 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article Seven, Procedures, Chapter 161, Contracts, by amending and supplementing Section 161.38, “City of Pittsburgh Service Worker prevailing Wage Ordinance.”Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1371 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Carrick Municipal Hall, located at 1806 Brownsville Road, block and lot numbers 60-L-241, in the 29th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 3/20/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1372 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Module Design, Inc., or an entity to be formed, for the Sale of Block 83-A, Lot 266, in the11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (New Construction - 5454 Black Street).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1373 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Module Design, Inc., and Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, or an entity to be formed, for the Sale of Block 83-A, Lot 264, in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (New Construction-Affordable Housing - 5456 Black Street).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1374 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and ACTION-Housing, Inc., or a related entity, for the Sale of Block 25-D, Lots 104, 106, 107, and 108, in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 7 (New Construction Affordable Housing - 3330-3350 Penn Avenue).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1375 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract or Contracts for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and CWPD, LLC, for the Sale of Block 70-E, Lots 300 and 325, and Block 107-H, Lot 100, in the 28th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 2 (New Construction - Broadhead Fording Road and 3520-3550 Mazette Place).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1376 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to provide funding to conduct a recycling education program and purchase blue recycling bins and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THREE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($350,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1377 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 714 of 2018 for the Mayor, the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Quetica for professional services relating to fleet telematics and snow route optimization at a cost not to exceed $1,453,924.00 $1,731,832.00 over a three year period with two one-year optional renewals.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1378 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 26 of 2018, a resolution authorizing the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contracts with Qscend Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software services necessary for the operations of the City's 311 Response Line for a period of five years (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), total cost not to exceed $162,600.00,” by extending the term for one additional year (2019) and by increasing the authorized amount by $53,595.30 for a total of $264,918.30.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1379 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of KMDDI in the amount of $17,902.80 over the allowable RFQ limit for changes to the design and equipment to the CitiStat Room as provided to the Department of Innovation & Performance and the Department of Public Works.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1379 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of KMDDI in the amount of $17,902.80 over the allowable RFQ limit for changes to the design and equipment to the CitiStat Room as provided to the Department of Innovation & Performance and the Department of Public Works.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1380 1 CommunicationCommunication from Maura Kennedy, Director of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, submitting both PLI’s revised Licensing Rules and Regulations, and PLI’s Rental Registration Rules and Regulations.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1381 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Brenda Smith as a member of the Board of Directors of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority for a term to expire on December 31, 2020.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1382 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Shannah Tharp Gilliam as a member of the Board of Directors of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority for a term to expire on March 26, 2020. This seat was previously filled by Greg Jones.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1383 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Lindsey Powell as a member to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for a term to expire December 2, 2023.Referred for InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1333 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Santiago Garces as the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
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.ApprovedPass 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.ApprovedPass 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.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1365 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1287 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Six Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty-Seven Dollars and Two Cents ($6,857.02) in favor of Diane and Ronald J. Bawkey c/o Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., 2500 Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, a warrant in the sum of Nine Hundred Eighteen and 08/100 Dollars ($918.08) in favor of the City of Pittsburgh, Treasurer, and a warrant in the total sum of Seven Hundred Twenty-Four and 90/100 ($724.90) in favor of Jordan Tax Service, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1288 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Five Thousand Three Hundred Three Dollars and Thirty-Four Cents ($5,303.34) to Pepper Hamilton LLP, 501 Grant St., Suite 300, Union Trust Building, Pittsburgh, PA l5219 for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1289 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Gleason & Associates PC, P.O. Box 644816, Pittsburgh, PA l5264-4816 in an amount not to exceed Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Forty-Six Dollars and No Cents ($9,946.00) for professional services in connection with a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1290 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Kittelson LLC, 1008 Woodcreek Drive, College Station, TX 77845 in an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand Eighty-Two Dollars and Twenty Cents ($10,082.20) for professional services in connection with a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1305 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Tabatha Werkmeister, on her own behalf and as guardian on behalf of her minor children, and Grinage Dion Wilson, 3517 Fleming Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 in an amount not to exceed Eighty Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($80,000.00) in settlement of litigation and as ordered by the Court as described in the Full and Final General Release and Settlement Agreement between the parties. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1306 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Carole Katz LLC, 6448 Melissa Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($3,200.00) for Mediation services rendered to the parties in a federal litigation case. (Executive Session held 1/30/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1366 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1367 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for February 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1368 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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”Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1353 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, by creating Title 13 entitled “Stormwater Management”, and by deleting Stormwater Management text from Title 10, Building, Chapter 1003. (Public Hearing held 3/6/19)RECOMMITTEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-1369 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for February 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1311 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Pittsburgh Produce Terminal Redevelopment project. The existing building will be converted from produce warehouse/office space into a combination retail/ restaurant/ entertainment and office center. The parking lot to the rear will be updated to current standards. The site is located on the north side of Smallman Street, between 16th and 21st Streets, in the 2nd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh 15222.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video