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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/23/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1608 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the thousands who participate and urges all members of the Pittsburgh School District community to actively support and participate in this worthwhile event; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, May 17th, 2019 to be “Take a Father to School Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1609 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Marcella Strutzel DeMarco Ph. D., George Cupples, Russell Knipp, Thomas Bigley, Pat Botula, George Bradford, John DeFazio, Don Elzer, Michael Johnson, Ronald Laneve, James Lowen, Bill Zentgraf, and Carl Wade for their induction into the South Hills High School All Sports Hall of Fame; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, to be “South Hills High School All Sports Hall of Fame Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1610 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the athletes and coaches of 1968/69’s South Hills High School football team and cheerleading squad; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, to be “1968/69 South Hills High School City League Football Champions Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1611 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, April 26th, 2019 and Saturday, April 27th, 2019 to be “Minority Health Awareness Days” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1612 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Special Olympics PA and UNcathlon for providing special Olympians with the opportunity to demonstrate the best of the human spirit; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, April 28, 2019 to be “UNCATHLON DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1613 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the Buddhist Society of Pittsburgh for bringing together Buddhist organizations from around Western PA and for promoting and celebrating Vesak Day in the name of peace for all; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Sunday, April 28, 2019, to be “VESAK DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1595 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement for the hiring of Cycom Data Systems, Inc., to continue maintaining and upgrading CityLaw, the Department of Law's legal case management and administrative support software system at a cost not to exceed $11,346.00 (Eleven Thousand Three Hundred Forty-Six Dollars and No Cents).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1596 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through G: A: 2602 Webster, B: 7131 ½ Vassar, C: 7626 Susquehanna, D: 7728 Susquehanna, [DELETE - E: 622 Grace], F: 2 Noblestown, [DELETE - G: 2925 Hartman]Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1597 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain property, acquired at tax sales, to a City of Pittsburgh based Community Development Corporation, for the purpose of advancing the interests of the community through redevelopment. ITEMS A through J. A: 401 Rosedale, B: 845 Excelsior, C: 1611 Antrim, D: 3306 Fleming, E: 1513 Antrim, F: 3259 McClure, G: 3261 McClure, H: 3267 McClure, I: 3269 McClure, J: 3271 McClureRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1598 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through L: A: 5221 Hillcrest, B: 415 N Graham, C: 427 Vandalia, D: 627 Chess, E: 155 Fairview, F: 800 Freedmore, G: 0 Marquis, H: 1614 Brighton, I: 1518 Brighton, J: 3809 Bonaventure, [DELETED K: 2717 Stayton, DELETED L: 2719 Stayton]Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1599 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the South Side Presbyterian Church, located at 1926 Sarah Street (12-K-129-02), in the Southside Neighborhood, in the 17th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 5/20/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1600 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $225,000.00 over three years, subject to appropriation by City Council.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1601 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement, providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with the I-579 Cap Project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $31,675,054.00 $32,333,954.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1602 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 468 of 2018, approved July 2nd, 2018, “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh (“City”), to enter into Agreements with the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (the “SEA”), in order to disperse certain funds to City for and facilitate construction of the I-579 Cap Project”; in order to provide authorizations to acquire certain additional funding to facilitate construction of the I-579 Cap Project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1603 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Winston Design Development for architectural and engineering design services for a series of interior remodels for six fire stations within the city of Pittsburgh, for the not to exceed amount of FOUR HUNDRED SEVEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY TWO DOLLARS AND SIXTY SIX CENTS ($407,872.66).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1604 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 438 of 2018 to extend the proposed term duration of a new Lease Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden for the Scaife Garage and Garden Center Facility.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1605 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Deborah Hardin, 1804 Chislett Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a handicap ramp with handrail and landing at 1804 Chislett Street, in the 10th Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1606 1 ResolutionResolution providing for use of an Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Controllers contract #51851, in order to assist the City with Traffic Support Services, and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $30,689.89.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1607 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alicia Carberry as a Commissioner of the Shade Tree Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire May 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1591 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for April 17, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1530 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Tucker Independent Medical Experts, Inc., 2400 Ansys Dr., Suite 102, Canonsburg, PA 15317 in an amount not to exceed Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($9,900.00) for professional services in connection with litigation. (Executive Session Held 4-16-19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1531 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($5,000.00) in favor of Linda Green, c/o Emerald N. Williams, Esquire, Woomer & Talarico, LLC, 2945 Banksville Road, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA, 15216-2749, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County. (Executive Session Held 4/16/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1559 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $4,545.19, in favor of Rental Carz of Western MD, Inc., ATTN: Lynda Fisher, President, 15812 National Hwy SW, Cumberland, MD 21502 for damage to a rental vehicle from an accident with a City of Pittsburgh dump truck near 1621 Saw Mill Run Blvd., on November 8, 2018.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1592 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for April 17, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1593 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for April 17, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1546 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 50, effective January 28, 2019, entitled: 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 2010 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 transfer funds within City Council from: “Neighborhood Learning Alliance(-$176.74)” and transfer these funds to “Birmingham Foundation” (+$176.74).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1547 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No.51, 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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed $918,650.00; so as to transfer funds within City Council from: “Neighborhood Learning Alliance”(-$176.74); and transfer these funds to “Birmingham Foundation”(+$176.74).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1548 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 195, effective March 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:“Neighborhood Learning Alliance(formerly Wireless Neighborhoods)”(-$7,365.46) to “Birmingham Foundation” (+$7,365.46)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1549 1 ResolutionResolution Amending Resolution No. 196, effective March 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: “Neighborhood Learning Alliance(formerly Wireless Neighborhoods)”(-$7,365.46) to “Birmingham Foundation” (+$7,365.46)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1550 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No.199, effective March 28, 2019 providing for the filing of a Community Development 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: “Bridge Committee”(-$5,000.00) to “Northside Leadership Conference/Bridge Committee ”(+$5,000.00) and “Mt. Washington CDC Quality of Life Committee”(-$5,579.48) to “Elliott West End Athletic Association ”(+$5,579.48)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1551 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 200, effective March 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 “Bridge Committee”(-$5,000.00) to “Northside Leadership Conference/Bridge Committee ”(+$5,000.00) and “Mt. Washington CDC Quality of Life Committee”(-$5,579.48) to “Elliott West End Athletic Association ”(+$5,579.48)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1552 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res.197, effective March 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 2016 CDBG 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 “Neighborhood Learning Alliance Win-Char Seniors Rent” (-$3,000.00), “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association (-$3,000.00) to “Birmingham Foundation/Win-Char Seniors Rent ” (+$ 3,000.00) and “Computer Reach” (+$3,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1553 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. No. 198, effective March 28, 2019 entitled: Res. 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 “Neighborhood Learning Alliance Win-Char Seniors Rent” (-$3,000.00), “Youth Places-Hurricanes Youth Athletic Association (-$3,000.00) to “Birmingham Foundation/Win-Char Seniors Rent ” (+$ 3,000.00) and “Computer Reach” (+$3,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1554 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res.203, effective March 28, 2019,providing for the filing a grant with the 2017 CDBG 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: “Parks and Recreation”(-$2,500.00)“Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$11,500.00) to “Computer Reach” (+$250.00) “St. Andrews Lutheran Church”(+$3,750.00) “Associated Master Plumbers of Allegheny County”(+$5,000.00),“West End P.O.W.E.R.”(+$2,500.00) and “Birmingham Foundation/Westside Mustangs”(+$2,500.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1555 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 204, eff. March 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 the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, 2017 CDBG Program at a cost not to exceed $825,000.00 so as to perform a name change within City Council from: “Parks and Recreation”( -$2,500.00) “Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$11,500.00) to “Computer Reach” (+$250.00) “St. Andrews Lutheran Church” (+$3,750.00) “Associated Master Plumbers of Allegheny County” (+$5,000.00), “West End P.O.W.E.R.”(+$2,500.00) and “Birmingham Foundation/Westside Mustangs”(+$2,500.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1556 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 178, effective March 15, 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:“Bridge Committee” (-$10,000.00), “West End Employment Center” (-$ 25,000.00) to “Northside Leadership Conference/Bridge Committee” (+$10,000.00), Birmingham Foundation/Westside Mustangs”(+5,000.00), “Pittsburgh Musical Theater (+$5,000.00), “Sheraden United Methodist Church/Kidz Klub”(+$5,000.00), “The Education Partnership”(+$10,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1557 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 179 effective March 15, 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 from: “Bridge Committee” (-$10,000.00), “West End Employment Center” (-$ 25,000.00) to “Northside Leadership Conference/Bridge Committee” (+$10,000.00), Birmingham Foundation/Westside Mustangs”(+5,000.00), “Pittsburgh Musical Theater (+$5,000.00), “Sheraden United Methodist Church/Kidz Klub”(+$5,000.00), “The Education Partnership”(+$10,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1594 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for April 17, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1560 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the County of Allegheny and Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the 2019 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program in an amount not to exceed One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.00), and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1561 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to conduct a summer youth employment program to youth residing in the City of Pittsburgh, summer staff wages, and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2019 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program; and providing for the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2019 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1562 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Property in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 175-B, Lot 152 (Council District No. 9 - Urban Agriculture - Corner of North Braddock Avenue and Susquehanna Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1563 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Properties in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 175-B, Lots 148 and 149 (Council District No. 9 - Urban Agriculture - 7537 and 7539 Susquehanna Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1564 1 ResolutionResolution 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 $2,550,000.00. (Council Districts: All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1565 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the Publicly-Owned Properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 27-B, Lots 18 and 19 (Council District No. 6 - New construction - 3312 and 3314 Camp Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1566 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the Hill Community Development Corporation, or an entity to be formed, with respect to the sale of Block 10-P, Lots 17 and 18 situated in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh -- Council District No. 6 (Commercial/Residential Rehabilitation).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1567 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Office of Management and Budget to renew the Non-Exclusive License Agreement with the Federal General Services Administration for the Veterans Affairs Highland Drive Campus at 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 for limited use and to conduct due diligence pursuant to the application approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Justice to acquire the property for law enforcement and emergency management purposes.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video