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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/12/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2019-1477 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recall the selfless military service, battle courage and personal sacrifice of Andrew Joseph Kukuruda, who answered the call to duty during the Vietnam War; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, March 14, 2019 to be “Andrew Joseph Kukuruda Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1478 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC on their 20th Anniversary; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 to be “Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1479 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend all of the organizers of and participants in the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does, in honor of Pittsburgh’s Irish community, hereby declare the days of March 10 - 17, 2019 to be ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1480 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, the 16th of March 2019, to be “Pittsburgh Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Swing into Spring Arts Scholarship Fashion Show and Luncheon Day ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1481 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the importance of finding the cause and cure of MS and expresses its admiration and dedication that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter has shown toward a future free of MS; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare March 10-16, 2019, to be “MS AWARENESS WEEK” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1482 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, according to data of reported crashes compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 4,106 pedestrians and 1,127 bicyclists were injured in crashes throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2017; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1468 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Timothy Arnold, 713 8th Street, Pitcairn PA 15140 in an amount not to exceed Five Thousand Four Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($5,400.00) in full and final settlement of a police-related matter. (Executive Session scheduled for 3/26/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1469 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Fox Rothschild LLP, 2000 Market St., 20th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 in the amount not to exceed One Hundred Ten Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($110,000.00) for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation. (Executive Session scheduled for 3/26/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1470 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Jane Desimone, Esquire, P.O. Box 8261, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, in the amount of Four Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Three Dollars and Seventeen Cents ($4,223.17) for arbitration services rendered in connection with Grievance 17-01 labor matters and charging same to 11101.108000.53.53513.2019. (Executive Session scheduled for 3/26/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1471 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Robert A. Creo, 3934 Foster Street, Suite B531, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, in the amount of Four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($4,500.00) for arbitration services rendered in connection with two labor matters and charging same to 11101.108000.53.53513.2019. (Executive Session scheduled for 3/26/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1472 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 the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation of One Hundred Fifty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Twenty Dollars ($156,420.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1473 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Finance to submit a Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund Grant Application to the Pennsylvania Office of Commonwealth Libraries for the renovation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1474 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with NEOGOV for the upgrade and continual maintenance of software for HR workforce management, applicant tracking, and Civil Service testing, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. Cost not to exceed $ 81,096.77.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1476 1 ResolutionResolution accepting the dedication of a portion of Blair Street and Hazelwood Avenue in the SP-10, Hazelwood Green Specially Planned District in the 4th and 15th Wards, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1475 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement, to set forth City financial obligations and responsibilities with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) for the inclusion of certain City components in PennDOT’s West Carson Street signal upgrade project at a City cost not to exceed nine thousand and fifty dollars ($9,050.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1464 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for March 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1425 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (“PPC”) in connection with the 2018-2019 “Naturally Northside” project. PPC has been awarded a grant from the Buhl Foundation and shall reimburse the City for its expenses in connection with City Park Rangers who will be staffing the Naturally Northside project activities. Said agreement shall not exceed ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($11,520.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1465 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1405 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the transfer by the City of Pittsburgh to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) of certain public right-of-way, slope easement and temporary construction easement rights on certain property of the 22nd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh to secure the Right-of-Way for the West Ohio Street Bridge construction project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1445 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and/or 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 remediation work in or around Streets Run.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1466 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for March 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1426 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section §659.02 Unlawful Employment Practices by adding language to prohibit employment discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions and events.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1467 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for March 6, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1453 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 103, effective February 14, 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 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: as to transfer funds within City Council from:“District 1” (-$19,700.00 -$24,700.00) to “Bridge Committee” (+$10,000.00), “Allen Place Community Services” (+$3,500.00), “Brightwood Civic Group” (+$5,000.00), Artist Image Resources (+$1,200.00), and Doors Open Pittsburgh (+$5,000.00) and “Beechview Manor” (-$5,000.00) to “Beechview Manor/Housing Management Services (+$5,000.00)”.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1454 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 102 effective February 14, 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, at a cost not to exceed $735,000.00: as to transfer funds within the City Council as follows: “District 1” (-$19,700.00 -$24,700.00) to “Bridge Committee” (+$10,000.00), “Allen Place Community Services” (+$3,500.00), “Brightwood Civic Group” (+$5,000.00), Artist Image Resources (+$1,200.00), and Doors Open Pittsburgh (+$5,000.00) and “Beechview Manor” (-$5,000.00) to “Beechview Manor/Housing Management Services” (+$5,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video