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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/11/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2019-2037 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by decreasing Fairhaven Greenway Taskforce by $25,740.00 and adding “Landforce” in the same amount of $25,740.00, and to further clear completed projects.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2038 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 719 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 4; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” in order to enter into contract with Landforce in the amount of $25,740.00 for work performed for the Fairhaven Greenway Taskforce.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1937 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of D’Appolonia Engineering Division of Ground Technology, Inc., 701 Rodi Road, Floor 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-4559 in an amount not to exceed Eleven Thousand One Hundred Forty One Dollars and Forty One Cents ($11,141.41) for professional services regarding landslide matters. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1938 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #253 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 for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation by increasing the total cost from One Hundred Ten Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($110,000.00) to Two Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($235,000.00). (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1939 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #663 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with McGrail & Associates, 1714 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA for professional consulting services in connection with billboard tax litigation by increasing the total cost from Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($60,000.00) to Ninety Thousand Dollars ($90,000.00). (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1940 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Eight Thousand Six Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars and Fifty Cents ($8,622.50) to Kittelson LLC, 1008 Woodcreek Drive, College Station, TX 77845 for professional services in relation to a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1941 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 Six Hundred Eighty-Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($4,687.50) for professional services in connection with an employment matter. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1942 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Five Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars and Ten Cents ($5,974.10) to Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C., Two PPG Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for professional legal services in relation to police matters. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1943 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Twenty Two Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($22,000.00) to Robert A. Creo, 3934 Foster St., #B531, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 for arbitration services rendered in connection with Act 111 Interest Arbitration. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1944 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Farrell & Reisinger, LLC, 436 7th Avenue, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in an amount not to exceed Eighteen Thousand Two Hundred Forty-One Dollars and No Cents ($18,241.00) for professional legal services regarding a police matter. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1945 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of $6,752.32 to Thomas Thomas and Hafer LLP, One Oxford Centre Suite 1150, 301 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for professional legal services in connection with a police matter. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1946 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLCC, 300 Kanawha Boulevard, East, P.O. Box 273, Charleston, WV 25321-0273, in an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Four Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars and Sixty Five Cents ($3,494.65) for professional legal services regarding a police matter. (Executive Session held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1993 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief Equity Officer to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) between the City of Pittsburgh and Coro Pittsburgh for the purpose of obtaining a Public Ally to work on [Census 2020] projects [and outreach] in an amount not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00), subject to appropriation.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-1993 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief Equity Officer to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) between the City of Pittsburgh and Coro Pittsburgh for the purpose of obtaining a Public Ally to work on [Census 2020] projects [and outreach] in an amount not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00), subject to appropriation.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
2019-1997 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Special Activities Agreement with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for purposes of holding the Junior Great Race and Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race in the area of Point State Park.TABLEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-1998 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Sabre Equipment in the amount of Seven Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-Five dollars ($7,285.00) for the furnish and install of equipment for Fire Bureau apparatus (Utility 4) for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Fire.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1999 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of 3 Rivers Fire Equipment in the amount of Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred Sixty-Nine dollars ($13,569.00) for Paratech lift bags and accessories for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Fire.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2012 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 515 of 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a two-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with one an option to renew for one year with The Center that CARES for the purpose of implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program” so as to increase the funding by $33,333.65 for 2019, $100,000 per year for 2020 and 2021, and $66,666.33 for year 2022.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-2012 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 515 of 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a two-year Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with one an option to renew for one year with The Center that CARES for the purpose of implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program” so as to increase the funding by $33,333.65 for 2019, $100,000 per year for 2020 and 2021, and $66,666.33 for year 2022.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
2019-2013 2 ResolutionResolution transferring Group Violence Intervention funding within the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $100,000 $33,333.65 from the Bureau of Police to the Bureau of Administration.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-2013 2 ResolutionResolution transferring Group Violence Intervention funding within the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $100,000 $33,333.65 from the Bureau of Police to the Bureau of Administration.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Not available
2019-1910 2 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of the Right of Way at South Negley Avenue at Eva Street in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1911 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of the Right of Way at Penn Avenue and South Euclid Avenue in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 9/10/19)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1964 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Michael Johnson, 5317 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, his successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at his own cost and expense, two exterior steel trellis structures at the Pusadee’s Garden Restaurant at 5317 Butler Street, in the 10th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2002 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Gallatin Street in the 10th Ward, in the 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2003 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the Riverview Park - Davis Avenue Bridget Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $1,803,533.20 with a local match of $772,942 included in the 2020 City of Pittsburgh’s Capital Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY SIX ($2,576,476.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2004 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the Chartiers Avenue Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $1,400,924.00 with a local match of $602,967.00 included in the 2020 City of Pittsburgh’s Capital Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION NINE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY ONE ($2,009,891) dollars for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2005 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the Beechview Broadway Plaza. The grant proposal includes an ask of $768,874.98 with a local match of $79,517.98 from the City of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Capital Budget ant a grant from Allegheny County’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund of $250,000. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE MILLION NINETY EIGHT THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED NINETY TWO DOLLARS AND EIGHTY FOUR CENTS ($1,098,392.84) for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2006 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the Allegheny Center North Avenue Improvements Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $2,330,324.27 with a local match of $998,710.40 included in the 2020 City of Pittsburgh’s Capital Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THREE MILLION THREE HUNDRED TWENTY NINE THOUSAND THIRTY FOUR DOLLARS AND SIXTY EIGHT CENTS ($3,329,034.68) for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2026 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Little Kelpie in the amount of Nineteen Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($19,000) for graphic design of the Greater Hazelwood Neighborhood Plan document.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2031 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from EMI, Educational Medical Institution, to UI, Urban Industrial, property with frontage on Jane Street, 20th Street, 21st Street, Mary Street, Edwards Way, and Harcum Way, identified as Block 12-K, Lots 290 and 360 and Black 12-P, Lot 27, in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 17th Ward. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Video Video
2019-1948 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct; Article I: Regulated Rights and Actions; Chapter 620: Graffiti by amending the existing language of Section 620.06 to replace the Bureau of Building Inspection with the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, to allow the Bureau of Police to prepare and send notices, and to clarify the process for removing publicly visible graffiti located on private property.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1995 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 915 - Environmental Performance Standards, subsection 915.06, Sustainable Development for Publicly Financed Buildings, by deleting certain language and adding a new subsection 915.08 titled “Sustainable Development for City Owned Facilities” (Public Hearing held 10/1/19)Held for Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2019-1996 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with agencies to provide emergency shelter services; street outreach services; rental assistance and housing relocation and stabilization services; or data collection activities, as associated with Emergency Solutions Grant funds, at a cost not to exceed $1,180,626.00Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1994 1 ResolutionResolution naming the basketball court located at 555 Larimer Avenue, Block 124-J, Lot 215, as “Costa Court”. (Public Hearing scheduled for 10/30/19)Held for Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2019-2036 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 448 of 2019 Resolution 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 AreaAffirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1956 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 2554 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1957 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 23rd and Railroad, 23rd Street and Railroad Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2000 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Light of Life Ministries, Inc. at 234 Voeghtly Street, at the recently subdivided parcel number 9-A, Lot 191, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2001 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City, to enter into an agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) in order to design, construct and maintain a green stormwater infrastructure project, Woods Run Stream Removal - Phase 1 Project upon the City’s property in Riverview Park.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video