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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-2182 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 13th to 19th, 2019 to be “Homeless Children’s Awareness Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2183 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare October 17, 2019 to be “Center That CARES Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2184 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Thursday, October 17, 2019 to be “Homer S. Brown Day” in the City of Pittsburgh and further commends the Homer S. Brown Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association for its 50 years of service to the Pittsburgh community.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2185 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate PA Resources Council for 80 years of protecting our Commonwealth’s assets; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 to be “PA Resources Council Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2186 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Mr. Vaughan for helping to increase breast cancer awareness and potentially save lives as part of the Real Men Wear Pink campaign; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Saturday, October 19, 2019 to be “Patrick Vaughan and Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2180 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the conveyance of a portion of Enright Parklet to Pennley Park South, Inc. and accepting certain property in the 8th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purposes to become part of Enright Parklet. (Public Hearing held 10/28/19)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-2180 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the conveyance of a portion of Enright Parklet to Pennley Park South, Inc. and accepting certain property in the 8th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purposes to become part of Enright Parklet. (Public Hearing held 10/28/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2181 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an agreement, between the City of Pittsburgh and Pennley Park South, Inc. (PPS), for certain easements in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Resolution 584 of 2019 that vacated a portion of Right of Way at Eva Street. (Public Hearing held 10/28/19)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-2181 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an agreement, between the City of Pittsburgh and Pennley Park South, Inc. (PPS), for certain easements in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Resolution 584 of 2019 that vacated a portion of Right of Way at Eva Street. (Public Hearing held 10/28/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2172 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s DC Fast Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Grant Program to install electric vehicle charging stations in a parking lot at 6117 Kirkwood Street and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED FOURTY FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY ($245,650.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the Pittsburgh Parking Authority in the amount of EIGHTY ONE THOUSAND EIGTH HUNDRED EIGHTY THREE ($81,883.00) dollars for this stated purpose for a total project cost of THREE HUNDRED TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE ($327,533.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2173 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement(s) with Allegheny County, with respect to the winter season(s) of 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 (November 1 to March 31 of each year) under which (1) (a) the City will store, handle, and load salt for the County, and (b) the County will store, handle, and load salt for the City, and, (2) (a) the City will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain County roads, including bridges with their approaches, and (b) the County will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain City roads, including bridges with their approaches.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2174 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 565 of 2019, entitled “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 South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $1,578,725.00 with a local match of $473,618.00 to be contributed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION FIFTY TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FOURTY THREE ($2,052,343.00) dollars for this stated purpose.” To increase the budget authority to match an increased ask in the grant application to now be $2,500,000.00 with an unchanged local match of $473,618.00 to be contributed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. In the event the grant is awarded, this amended resolution provides for an agreement Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2175 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for roadway purposes certain property in the 26th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Cessy Portuguez and known as 45 Semicir Street, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition and relocation costs related thereto. (Executive Session held 10/30/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2176 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 639 of 2013, which authorized the City enter into a Contract or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Community Television for public access television services, by extending the term of the agreement for one year to September 18, 2020.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2177 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 662 of 2018 authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an Agreement with Carahsoft Technology Corporation for Hootsuite Enterprise Social Relationship Platform, to better manage the City’s online constituent service efforts, with annual cost of the agreement not to exceed $104,950.45.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2178 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing The Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Master Lease Agreement with Dell Financial Services for Leasing Services to lease electronic devices, with installation and support services for a period of seven years. The total amount of funds for this equipment and services will be appropriated and approved under separate subsequent requests and will not exceed a total of Three Million Three Hundred Fifty-Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Eleven Dollars and Twenty-Three Cents ($3,358,711.23).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2179 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a One Thousand dollar ($1,000.00) donation on behalf of Grove City College for the Pittsburgh Police’s Mounted Unit.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2165 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2110 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 855 of 2011, effective December 29, 2011, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2012 through 2017 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing CHILDREN’S MUSEUM by $4,000.00 and increasing WOMEN’S CENTER & SHELTER by $4,000.00, and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2111 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing CDBG PERSONNEL by $10,000.00 and increasing WOMEN’S CENTER & SHELTER by $10,000.00, and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2166 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2116 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Shallow Creek Kennels, Inc., in the amount of $8,000.00 for the purchase of one canine for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2167 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2057 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Department of Public Works, to apply for a grant from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County’s (RAAC) Gaming Economic Development fund for up to $500,000.00 to provide funding for the design and construction of a new park building for the Cowley Recreation Center project and, should the grant be awarded by RAAC, are authorized to enter into agreements with RAAC. In the event this grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant does not require a local match.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2118 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SQUIRREL HILL URBAN COALITION, 2136-2144 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, (6) tree pits along with (5) benches, at 2136-2144 Murray Avenue, in the 14h Ward, in the 5th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2119 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto RMU PROPERTIES LLC, 1402 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15217, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA entrance ramp at 3601 Penn Avenue, in the 6th Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2120 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto DESMONE ARCHITECTS, 3629 Mintwood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, for entrance stairs and (10) planters, at 3629 Mintwood Street, in the 6th Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2121 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto JAYSON REAGAN, 3611 Mintwood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new feature wall with a bench and canopy, at 3611 Mintwood Street, in the 6th Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2168 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2139 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into Agreements with Highmark, UPMC, and Aetna for services relating to the provision of healthcare benefits through December 31, 2022, and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2169 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2096 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2016, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing SOUTHWEST PITTSBURGH CDC by $16,500.00, increasing H.O.P.E. FOR TOMORROW by $5,000.00, increasing SHERADEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL by $1,500.00, increasing REAM RECREATION CENTER by $5,000.00, increasing BUILDING BRIDGES FOR BUISNESS by $5,000.00 and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2097 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, effective January 1, 2019, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2019 Capital Budget and the 2019 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2019 through 2024 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION/WEST END EMPLOYMENT CENTER by $1,000.00, increasing SHERADEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL by $1,000.00, updating JD Edwards financial information, and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2112 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the Pittsburgh City Council to authorize the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh to execute all necessary agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office as may be required for renewed participation in the Certified Local Government program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2113 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 534 of 2018, effective August 6, 2018, entitled “Resolution providing for Agreement(s) and Contract(s), or use of existing Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Urban Design Ventures for the purpose of assisting the City in preparing environmental reviews resulting from an audit conducted by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development; and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed 20,000.00” by increasing the amount authorized to $48,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2141 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to enter into a Fellowship Participation Agreement and the University of Pittsburgh, not to exceed $3,600, for fiscal year 2019.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2142 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to enter into a Fellowship Participation Agreement with Coro Pittsburgh not to exceed $9,750 for fiscal year 2019.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2170 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2122 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 469 of 2018, which authorized the Mayor and Director of Innovation & performance, on behalf of City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement (s) and/or Amendments with Planet Technologies for SAAS (Software as a Service) e-mail and data file collaboration, increasing the authorized contract amount by Forty-Seven Thousand and Five Hundred and Eighty Dollars and Zero Cents ($47,580) for Active Directory Modernization services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2171 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 8, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2161 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 611 of 2019, previously amended by Resolution No. 448 of 2019 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video