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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/25/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1822 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby urges the Pennsylvania legislature to urgently pass SB81 and HB360, to grant the right of self-determination to children.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1800 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) to Petition the Orphans Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County to request the transfer of a portion of a certain lot (the “Subject Property”), now part of Enright Parklet in the East Liberty Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, to Pennley Park South, Inc. (“PPS”), in exchange for an abutting parcel of land of approximately equal size and value as the Subject Property to be transferred from PPS to the City of Pittsburgh for consolidation with and use as part of Enright Parklet, plus all necessary or appropriate expenses incurred by the City, and / or upon such other terms and conditions as the Court or the City authorize and/or direct.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1801 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Three Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($3,900.00) in favor of MedicoLegal, Inc., 2009 Mackenzie Way, Suite #100, Cranberry Township, PA, 16066, for expert witness services related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County. (Executive Session held 7/9/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1802 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #234 of 2019 which authorized the issuance of a warrant in favor of Timothy Arnold, 713 8th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15140 by changing the issuance of the warrant as follows: in favor of Timothy M. Arnold and his counsel, Villanova Law Offices, P.C., 16 Chatham Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 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.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1802 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #234 of 2019 which authorized the issuance of a warrant in favor of Timothy Arnold, 713 8th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15140 by changing the issuance of the warrant as follows: in favor of Timothy M. Arnold and his counsel, Villanova Law Offices, P.C., 16 Chatham Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1803 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, BEEHIVE STREET in the Fifteenth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in February 2019. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1804 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, ELIZA STREET in the Fifteenth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in February 2019. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1805 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, GUADALUPE PLACE in the Twenty-fifth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in May 2019. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1806 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, HOPPER PLACE in the Sixth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in April 2019. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1816 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. 280, effective April 25, 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 perform reprogramming within City Council from: “Northside Senior Programming”( -$3,500.00) “Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$3,000.00) to “Allegheny West” (+$3,500.00) and “Zellous Hope Project”(+$3,000.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1816 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. 280, effective April 25, 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 perform reprogramming within City Council from: “Northside Senior Programming”( -$3,500.00) “Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$3,000.00) to “Allegheny West” (+$3,500.00) and “Zellous Hope Project”(+$3,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1817 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res No. 281, eff. April 25, 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 reprogramming within City Council from: “Northside Senior Programming”( -$3,500.00) “Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$3,000.00) to “Allegheny West” (+$3,500.00) and “Zellous Hope Project”(+$3,000.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1817 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res No. 281, eff. April 25, 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 reprogramming within City Council from: “Northside Senior Programming”( -$3,500.00) “Southwest Pittsburgh CDC”(-$3,000.00) to “Allegheny West” (+$3,500.00) and “Zellous Hope Project”(+$3,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1818 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. 278, effective April 25, 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 “Parks and Recreation-Northside Senior Programming” (-$12,500.00) to “Kitchen of Grace ” (+$ 2,000.00), “Allegheny West” (+$7,530.00), and “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$2,970.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1818 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. 278, effective April 25, 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 “Parks and Recreation-Northside Senior Programming” (-$12,500.00) to “Kitchen of Grace ” (+$ 2,000.00), “Allegheny West” (+$7,530.00), and “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$2,970.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1819 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. No. 279, effective April 25, 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 “Parks and Recreation-Northside Senior Programming” (-$12,500.00) to “Kitchen of Grace ” (+$ 2,000.00), “Allegheny West” (+$7,530.00), and “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$2,970.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1819 1 ResolutionResolution amending Res. No. 279, effective April 25, 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 “Parks and Recreation-Northside Senior Programming” (-$12,500.00) to “Kitchen of Grace ” (+$ 2,000.00), “Allegheny West” (+$7,530.00), and “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$2,970.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1820 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 368, effective June 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 correct typographical errors; to reprogram funds from the OMB, “Citizens Participation” (-$140,000.00) to the Mayor’s Office for “Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development/ Neighborhood Allies” (+$140,000.00); and, to perform reprogramming within City Council from: “POISE Foundation”( -$55,000.00), “Holy Wisdom Parish Food Bank” (-$4,500.00), “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (-$5,000.00), and “District 1” (-$24,800.00), to:Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1820 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 368, effective June 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 correct typographical errors; to reprogram funds from the OMB, “Citizens Participation” (-$140,000.00) to the Mayor’s Office for “Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development/ Neighborhood Allies” (+$140,000.00); and, to perform reprogramming within City Council from: “POISE Foundation”( -$55,000.00), “Holy Wisdom Parish Food Bank” (-$4,500.00), “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (-$5,000.00), and “District 1” (-$24,800.00), to:Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1821 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 369, effective June 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: so as to perform reprogramming within City Council from: “POISE Foundation”( -$55,000.00), “Holy Wisdom Parish Food Bank” (-$4,500.00), “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (-$5,000.00), and “District 1” (-$24,800.00), to “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$12,030.00), “District 1 Department of Public Works Projects” (+$12,270.00), “Troy Hill Community Center”(+$10,000.00), “Brothers and Sisters Emerging” (+$8,000.00), “Urban Academy of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School” (+ $12,500.00), “Naomi’s Place Transitional Housing” (+Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-1821 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 369, effective June 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: so as to perform reprogramming within City Council from: “POISE Foundation”( -$55,000.00), “Holy Wisdom Parish Food Bank” (-$4,500.00), “Preservation Pittsburgh/Allegheny City Historic Gallery” (-$5,000.00), and “District 1” (-$24,800.00), to “Cameron Welch Youth Baseball” (+$12,030.00), “District 1 Department of Public Works Projects” (+$12,270.00), “Troy Hill Community Center”(+$10,000.00), “Brothers and Sisters Emerging” (+$8,000.00), “Urban Academy of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School” (+ $12,500.00), “Naomi’s Place Transitional Housing” (+Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1807 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Bobby Wallo, 200 Ingrid Place, Carnegie, PA 15106.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1808 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an Agreement to execute the ALCOSAN Service Agreement Amendment by and among the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, the Western Westmoreland Municipal Authority, the North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority, the Township of North Huntingdon, the Penn Township Sewage Authority, and the Township of Penn regarding the Cavettesville-Ardara Area.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1809 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Sections §659.02 Unlawful Employment Practices, §659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices, and §659.04 Unlawful Public Accommodations Practices to explicitly prohibit employment, housing, and public accommodation discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression, create more inclusive definitions of protected classes, and add gender-inclusive language.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1815 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk, and/or the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contract, Agreement or Agreements, with Prime Government Solutions, for a Legislative Management System. The total cost over five years shall not exceed $255,912.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1810 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing David C. Bush to serve as a member of the Commission on Human Relations for a term to expire October 31, 2022.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2019-1811 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing J. Matthew Landis to serve as a member of the Commission on Human Relations for a term to expire March 31, 2023.Held, Pending Interview  Action details Video Video
2019-1812 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Dr. Emma Lucas-Darby as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board with a term to expire October 31, 2023.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1813 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the reappointment of Sheldon Williams as a member of the Citizen Police Review Board with a term to expire October 31, 2023.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1814 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing David F. Onufer to serve as a member of the Civil Service Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2021.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2019-1645 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Erika L. Ninos 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
2019-1717 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Jenna Cramer as a member of the Pittsburgh Equal Opportunity Review Commission with a term to expire April 30, 2022.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1796 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 19, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1768 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh are hereby authorized to enter into an Amendment or Amendments to extend the existing Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny for the Enterprise Resource Planning, by increasing the total amount by Six Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($630,000.00) for continuing support of the JD Edwards ERP system.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1769 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 Pirates Charities of Eleven Thousand Dollars ($11,000.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1770 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Alternative Fuels Incentive grant program to add eight dual hosed electric vehicle charging stations to the Second Avenue fleet lot and not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SIXTY ($135,160.00) dollars for this state purpose. The grant requires a 1:1 match from the City of Pittsburgh for this stated purpose for a total project cost of TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY ($270,320.00) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1771 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's Alternative Fuels Incentive grant program to purchase nine electric vehicles to be added to the City's fleet and not to exceed SIXTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($67,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose. Supplemental funding for the purchase of the sedans is identified in the 2019 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1797 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 19, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1778 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Saddle Properties, 6101 Penn Avenue, No. 201, 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 at 1016 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the 1st Ward, in the 6th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1798 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 19, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1772 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 98-2017 of the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “KK” in the South Side Flats community (Council District #3) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1773 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 363 of 2018 for the Residential Parking Permit Program area “X” in the Shadyside community (Council District 8) by adding addresses pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1774 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 13 of 2019, effective 01-07-2019, entitled, “Resolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Consultant(s) and Vendor(s) to assist the City in developing plans and studies to support the development of an Oakland Neighborhood Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $250,000.00” by specifying the consultant team selected for the project and updating the Operating Budget year and account number.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1799 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 19, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1776 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 43rd Street Townhome at 172 43rd Street, at the recently subdivided parcel number 49-B, Lot 85-2, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1777 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Elmhurst Group, One Bigelow Square, Suite 630, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video