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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/13/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2019-1423 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cliff Jobe Consulting, LLC, 204 Kennan Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 in an amount not to exceed Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($7,500.00) for services rendered as an expert witness in a police-related matter. (Executive Session held 3/12/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1424 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Twenty-Seven Thousand ($27,000.00) in favor of Laurie and Paul Hecht c/o Peter J. Pietrandrea Esquire, Law Offices of Peter J. Pietrandrea, 1309 Freedom Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County. (Executive Session held 3/12/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1437 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 Maurkice Pouncey of SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($7,500.00) to support the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Mounted Unit.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1438 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of William J. Miller, Jr. Esquire, 106 Rampart Lane, Ligonier, PA 15658, in an amount not to exceed Twenty-One Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty Dollars and Fifty-One Cents ($21,720.51) for arbitration services rendered in connection with the City of Pittsburgh and FOP Act 111 Interest Arbitration Award. (Executive Session held 3/18/19)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2019-1439 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #738 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C., 535 Smithfield St., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for professional legal services and expert advice regarding labor matters by increasing the total cost from Seventy Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($70,000.00) to Two Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($220,000.00). (Executive Session held 3/18/19)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2019-1440 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, effective January 1, 2019, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2019 Capital Budget and the 2019 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2019 through 2024 Capital Improvement Program,” by making various adjustments to CDBG and PAYGO fund sources and programming for URA and PLI capital projects.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1218 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances by repealing Chapter 607: Firearms, Ammunition, and Other Weapons in its entirety, and enacting and adding Article XI: Weapons, Chapter 1101: General Weapons Provisions, Chapter 1102: Use of Assault Weapons in Public Places, and Chapter 1103: Authorized Prohibition of Assault Weapons to the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to meet the public safety needs of residents. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)MotionPass Action details Not available
2018-1218 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances by repealing Chapter 607: Firearms, Ammunition, and Other Weapons in its entirety, and enacting and adding Article XI: Weapons, Chapter 1101: General Weapons Provisions, Chapter 1102: Use of Assault Weapons in Public Places, and Chapter 1103: Authorized Prohibition of Assault Weapons to the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances in order to meet the public safety needs of residents. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2018-1219 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances by enacting and adding Article XI: Weapons, Chapter 1104: Prohibition on the Use of Certain Accessories, Ammunition, and Modifications, and Chapter 1105: Authorized Prohibition of Large Capacity Magazines. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)MotionPass Action details Not available
2018-1219 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances by enacting and adding Article XI: Weapons, Chapter 1104: Prohibition on the Use of Certain Accessories, Ammunition, and Modifications, and Chapter 1105: Authorized Prohibition of Large Capacity Magazines. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2018-1220 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article XI: Weapons, by adding Chapter 1106: Prevention of Extreme Risk to Children and Chapter 1107: Extreme Risk Protection Orders. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)MotionPass Action details Not available
2018-1220 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article XI: Weapons, by adding Chapter 1106: Prevention of Extreme Risk to Children and Chapter 1107: Extreme Risk Protection Orders. (Public Hearing held 1/24/19; Post Agenda held 2/12/19)Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-1443 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an Amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Freedom Indeed LLC/Reverend Cornell Jones for continued professional services as a Multi-Strategy Coordinator. These services are in regards to the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice and the City’s grant agreement with the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, as previously authorized by Resolution No. 398 of 2016, at a total cost not to exceed FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($15,000.00). Said Amended Agreement(s) shall be extended for a period of three months, bringing the overall value of the Amended Agreement to $135,000, with the previous $120,000 funded from said grant, while the City issues a new RFP for the same services later in 2019.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1444 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Peacekeeper Products International in the amount of Twenty-Nine Thousand Three Hundred Ten Dollars and Thirty-Four Cents ($29,310.34) for the purchase of equipment for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1446 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing resolution number 728 of 2018, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light - Go Grant for Central business district signal improvements and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THREE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY FIVE ($3,560,565.00) dollars for this stated purpose” in order to authorize expenditure of a local match not to exceed eight hundred ninety thousand one hundred and forty two dollars ($890,142.00) necessary to obtain grant funding.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1459 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Actions and Rights, by repealing the existing language of Chapter 619: Refuse Collection and Recycling, in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 619: Municipal Waste and Recycling to streamline municipal waste and recycling practices in the City of Pittsburgh.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2019-1459 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Actions and Rights, by repealing the existing language of Chapter 619: Refuse Collection and Recycling, in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 619: Municipal Waste and Recycling to streamline municipal waste and recycling practices in the City of Pittsburgh.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2018-1212 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Abrams House, located at 118-A Woodland Road, block and lot numbers 85-R-211, in the 14th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing scheduled for 2/13/19)NEGATIVELY RECOMMENDEDFail Action details Not available
2019-1352 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 574, approved July 25, 2000, "providing for the implementation of a Residential Sticker Parking Program in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549" so as to amend the streets and remove addresses included in Area "K".Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1442 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Urban Design Ventures, LLC for services relating to the administration of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Ninety-One Thousand Dollars ($191,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1447 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 57, effective January 28, 2019, 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 reprogram funds within City Council from:“Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center” (-$11,000.00) to “Bloomfield Garfield Corporation” (+$11,000.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1448 1 ResolutionResolution Amending Resolution No. 56, effective January 28, 2019, 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 $940,000.00; : so as to reprogram funds within City Council from: “Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center”(-$ 11,000.00) to “Bloomfield Garfield Corporation” (+$11,000.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1449 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 698, effective October 11, 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 reprogram funds within City Council’s office from “Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center” (+$8,500.00) to “Bloomfield Garfield Corporation” (+$ 8,500.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1450 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 597, effective September 10, 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 reprogram funds within City Council from “Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center” (-$8,500.00), to “Bloomfield Garfield Corporation” (+$8,500.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1451 1 ResolutionResolution amending No. 58, effective January 28, 2019 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 2015 CDBG Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts 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 reprogram funds within the City Council Office from: “Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center”(-$4,000.00) to “Bloomfield Garfield Corporation ”(+$4,000.00) and “Beechview Manor”(-$3,000.00) to “Beechview Manor/Housing Management Services”(+$3,000.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1452 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 59, effective January 28, 2019 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, 2015 CDBG at a cost not to exceed $895,000.00; so as to reprogram funds within City Council from “Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center” (-$4,000.00), to“Bloomfield Garfield Corporation” (+$4,000.00) and: “Beechview Manor”(-$3,000.00) to “Beechview Manor/Housing Management Services”(+$3,000.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1455 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 52, effective January 28, 2019 entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and pro viding 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 2012 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 correct a job number within City Council for “Mt, Washington Community Development Corporation ”.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1456 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 53, effective January 28, 2019, entitled, “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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, so as to correct a job number within City Council: from “Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation”.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1457 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 60, effective January 28, 2019, 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 issue a name change within City Council budget: “Stop the Violence Pittsburgh”( -$2,500.00) to “POISE Foundation/Stop the Violence Pittsburgh” (+$2,500.00) “Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank” (-$5,000.00) to “Saint Mary of the Mount Church/ Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank” (+$5,000.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1458 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 61, effective January 28, 2019 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 perform a name change within City Council from: “Stop the Violence Pittsburgh”(-$2,500.00) to “POISE Foundation/Stop the Violence Pittsburgh”(+$2,500.00), and “Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank”(-$5,000.00) to “Saint Mary of the Mount Church/ Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Bank” (+$5,000.00)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1441 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement for the support of the City of Pittsburgh’s Citisports Baseball and Softball teams.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video