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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/4/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1760 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend the efforts of the autism community around awareness and research; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, June 9, 2019, to be “AUTISM SPEAKS WALK DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1743 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C, P.O. Box 641014, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-1014, in an amount not to exceed Four Thousand Four Hundred Thirteen Dollars and Fifty Cents ($4,413.50) for professional legal services in connection with immigration matters. (Executive Session held 6/19/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1744 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Eighteen Thousand Four Hundred Twenty-Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($18,427.50) to Segal Waters Consulting, 1800 M Street NW, Suite 900 S, Washington, DC 20036-5802 for professional consulting services in relation to Police Arbitration. (Executive Session held 6/19/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1746 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Sheraton Hotel Station Square in an amount not to exceed ($8,469.78) eight thousand, four hundred, sixty nine dollars and seventy eight cents, for the Citiparks Seniors Program Volunteer Recognition Gala; and providing for the payment thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1747 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation of the City of Pittsburgh to receive grant funding from the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Summer Food Service Partner Support Impact Grant to purchase two canopies to be used by the City’s Mobile Food Truck, and further providing for expenditures not to exceed SIX HUNDRED ($600.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1748 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 650 of 2018 to reallocate funding previously assigned to another agreement and to further authorize the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into a new Agreement or Agreements with Studio Bryan Hanes, LLC, for consulting services pertaining to the Sheraden Park Master Plan.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1745 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Department of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Allegheny County, Department of Human Services, for the City’s operation of its Senior Community Centers. Said agreement or agreement shall be for a term of one year at no cost to the City with compensation to the City not to exceed ($794,250.00) SEVEN HUNDRED NINETY FOUR THOUSAND and TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS and NO CENTS.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1757 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to name the clubhouse and learning center in the Bob O’Connor Golf Course after Arnold Palmer in recognition of his lifetime achievements and influences on the City of Pittsburgh and The First Tee of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1749 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Senior Community Center Grant Program to renovate the Greenfield Healthy Active Living Center, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed SIXTY SIX THOUSAND FIFTY FIVE ($66,055.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1750 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works, and/or the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Senior Community Center Grant Program to renovate the Brighton Heights Healthy Active Living Center, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1751 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Senior Community Center Grant Program to renovate the Homewood Healthy Active Living Center, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THIRTY EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED ($38,200.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1752 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 with Ford Motor Company, in order to receive access to the Ford City Insights visualization platform that will further the City’s ability to deliver services to residents.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1753 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation of the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Flora Street, Fort Duquesne Boulevard inbound and outbound, Broad Street, Ansley Street, Beatty Street, Oranmore Street and Reedsdale Street be paved with asphalt accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1754 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s’ Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program to provide funding for the planning of the Emerson Street Multimodal Path and Plaza. The grant proposal includes an ask of $200,000 with a local match of $30,000 to come out of the 2020 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND ($230,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1755 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Contract or Agreement with GBWH Pittsburgh LLC, New Horizons to provide ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) V4 Foundation to support ongoing development of Innovation & Performance staff who support critical IT infrastructure for a sum not to exceed Forty One Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($41,600) .Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1756 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb, submitting the City of Pittsburgh Capital Projects Accounting Close and Report, dated May 28, 2019, in accordance with Ordinance 29 of 2010.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1758 1 CommunicationCommunication from John H. Patterson, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Community Television Corporation, submitting PCTV’s 2018 Annual Report.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1647 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alphonso Sloan as a Commissioner of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire April 30, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1664 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Rachel Nawrocki as a Commissioner of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire April 30, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1665 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sally Stadelman as a Commissioner of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission of the City of Pittsburgh for a term to expire April 30, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1739 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 29, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1740 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 29, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1641 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to provide support for DOMI to build upon existing autonomous vehicle (AV) testing and a planned autonomous deployment by expanding public and neighborhood engagement efforts regarding how AVs are deployed and managed and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FOUR HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY NINE ($410,539.00) dollars for this stated purpose.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2019-1641 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to provide support for DOMI to build upon existing autonomous vehicle (AV) testing and a planned autonomous deployment by expanding public and neighborhood engagement efforts regarding how AVs are deployed and managed and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FOUR HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY NINE ($410,539.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1728 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 850 of 2017, entitled “Resolution 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 design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with the Wenzell Avenue / Carnahan Road Intersection project; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $2,200,000.00.” to account for bid amount higher than originally anticipated, but not to exceeded $2,886,871.33.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1732 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Resolution to extend City Controller contract # 50116 with Allied Communications by extending the term of the Agreement through December 31, 2019 at an additional cost not to exceed Fifty Thousand dollars ($50,000) for Fleet GPS Tracking Services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1736 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing resolution number 370, of 2018, entitled “Resolution to 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 construction of the South Side Neighborhood Streets project; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $599,426.00” to account for bid amount higher than originally anticipated and not to exceed $892,017.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1741 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 29, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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”.Passed FinallyPass 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”.Passed FinallyPass 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) .Passed FinallyPass 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) .Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1742 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 29, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1698 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the approval of the 2019 Housing Opportunity Fund Annual Allocation Plan. (Council Districts All).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video