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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/20/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1704 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the dedication and commitment of the Emergency Medical Teams to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares May 19 through May 25 as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1705 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend our Department of Public Works and recognizes the substantial contributions they make to protecting our national health, safety, and quality of life; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, the week of May 19-25, 2019 to be “National Public Works Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1706 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the Pittsburgh Taco Festival on its third year of celebration; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Council of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, June 1, 2019, “Pittsburgh Taco Festival Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1689 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Office of Management and Budget to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to accept funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for activities in relation to the Associated Master Plumbers of Allegheny County (AMPAC) Training Facilities Renovation Project and further authorizing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to expend said funds for this purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1690 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Seven Thousand, Eight Hundred, Fifteen Dollars and Twenty-Two Cents ($7,815.22) in favor of Eileen Papale, 1525 Merrick Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15226, as final settlement related to the action filed with the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations. (Executive Session held 6/4/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1691 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 282, effective April 25, 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 correct typographical errors, and to perform a name change, from “Alliance for Health and Wellbeing”, to “Allies for Health + Wellbeing”.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1692 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 283, effective April 25, 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: so as to correct typographical errors, and, to perform a name change from “Alliance for Health and Wellbeing” to “Allies for Health + Wellbeing”.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1693 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 201, effective March 28, 2019 entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 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 reprogram funds within City Council from “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$3,000.00) and “Neighborhood Works WPA” (-$3,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Schenley Heights Community Development Program” (+ $6,000.00) .Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1694 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 202, effective 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 residents of the City of Pittsburgh, so as to reprogram funds within City Council from “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$3,000.00) and “Neighborhood Works WPA” (-$3,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Schenley Heights Community Development Program” (+ $6,000.00) .Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1695 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 55, effective January 28, 2019, entitled: Amending the Capital Budget and 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 2013 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 “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Manchester Citizens Corporation” (+5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1696 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 54, 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 reprogram funds within City Council from “Hill Dance Academy Theatre” (-$5,000.00), and transfer these funds to “Manchester Citizens Corporation” (+5,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1697 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Brackenridge Phase of the Residences of Oak Hill which is the ongoing redevelopment of the former Allequippa Terrace Housing Project located along Oak Hill Drive between Wadsworth Street and Brackenridge Street in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and being part of Tax ID parcel, identified as Block 11-C, Lot 100-01. See attachment for approval of individual addresses.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1698 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the approval of the 2019 Housing Opportunity Fund Annual Allocation Plan. (Council Districts All).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1699 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 15th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 56-B, Lot 345 (Council District No. 5 - Specific purpose - 168 Hazelwood Avenue).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1700 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 21st Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 22-F, Lots 155, 283 and 284, Block 22-K, Lot 333, Block 22-L, Lots 98, 193 and 207, and Block 22-R, Lot 267 (Council District No. 6 - Site Assemblage for future redevelopment - 1817 Fulton Street, 1305, 1307 Columbus Avenue, 1321 N. Franklin Street, 1513 Allegheny Avenue, 1020 Liverpool Street and 1206 W. North Avenue).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1701 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto City Reformed Church, 3524 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a handicap ramp at 3929 Coleman Street, in the 15th Ward, in the 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1702 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto CityStudio, 5150 Penn Avenue, No. 300, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a handicap ramp and railing at 2700-2702 Shadeland Avenue, in the 27th Ward, in the 1st Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1703 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jennifer Olzinger, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting the City of Pittsburgh Quarterly Financial and Performance Report for the period ending March 31, 2019.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1684 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 15, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1654 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #98 of 2019 which authorized 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) by changing the issuance to four (4) warrants as follows: in favor of Tabatha Werkmeister, Guardian on behalf of her minor children in the amount of $30,000; and in favor of Law Offices of Timothy O’Brien, 239 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2103, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 in the amount of $39,990 in settlement of litigation per Order of Court of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of PA; in favor of Tabatha Werkmeister, 3517 Fleming Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 in the amount of $5,005; and in favor of Grinage Dion Wilson, in the amount of $5,005 in settlement of litigation as described in the Full and Final General Release and Settlement Agreement between the parties.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1685 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 15, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1638 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 Pfaffman and Associates for Historic Preservation Architect Consultation Services for the Oliver Bath House at 38 S 10th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, at a not to exceed amount of FORTY FOUR THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY NINE DOLLARS ($44,990.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1640 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 Professional Services Agreement with a consultant, Eileen Papale, as a sole source to provide instruction to new staff of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure at a cost not to exceed fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1642 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreement, 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 Hill District Mobility Network and Parking Management Plan and associated projects.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1686 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 15, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1492 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Chapter 911.2, Section 911.02.A.64 for West Liberty Elementary School for authorization to expand an Elementary/Secondary School (General) at 785 Dunster St, zoned “R1D-M” Residential Single-Unit Detached, Moderate Density District, 19th Ward, Council District No. 4 (Public Hearing held 5/8/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1687 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for May 15, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1639 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and/or the Department of Innovation and Performance (I&P) on behalf of the City, to enter into an agreement or agreements with various entities, in order to receive data sets or access to data sets or visualization platforms that further the City’s ability to deliver services to residents.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-1639 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and/or the Department of Innovation and Performance (I&P) on behalf of the City, to enter into an agreement or agreements with various entities, in order to receive data sets or access to data sets or visualization platforms that further the City’s ability to deliver services to residents.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1688 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 15, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1660 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh (City) to enter into a Second Amendment to Agreement of November 1, 1950, with the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (ALCOSAN), the Township of Upper St. Clair, Peters Township, Peters Township Sanitary Authority (PTSA) and Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video