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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/22/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-2216 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh supports the efforts of U.S. Congress to enact the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R.763) of 2019. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor, City Controller and other appropriate City officials are authorized and directed to take any steps necessary to further effectuate the purpose of this Resolution.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2217 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Domestic Violence Unit for their work in protecting and helping victims; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to be “Domestic Violence Unit Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2218 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Helen Mannarino for being named Polonian of the Year and commend her for over 28 years of hard work, compassion and loyalty to her native Poland; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, October 26, 2019, to be “Helen Pelc Mannarino Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2219 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the day of October 23rd, 2019 to be “Janel Young Day” in the City of Pittsburgh, and recognizes Ms. Young for her extraordinary efforts to wrap the City of Pittsburgh in color.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2193 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 879 of 2018 which authorized the Director of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with City Source Associates for grounds keeping and land maintenance services for properties owned by the Three Taxing Bodies, by exercising the right to renew for one year at an additional cost of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2194 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 497 of 2016 which provided for a professional services agreement or agreements with CollectorSolutions, now NCR Corporation, to provide city-wide credit, debit, and e-check payment services for the collection of various program and permitting fees for the City of Pittsburgh by exercising the option to extend the term of the Agreement for one year at no additional cost past the original not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) and updating the name of the vendor.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2195 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through P: A: 5301 Broad, B: 5305 Broad, C: 6919 Kedron, D: 7289 Lemington, E: 7730 Fleury, F: 0 McNeilly, G: 522 Wyncotte, H: 1924 Saint Ives, I: 1922 Saint Ives, J: 1920 Saint Ives, K: 1028 Lamont, L: 1027 Lamont, M: 1908 Saint Ives, N: 1906 Saint Ives, [DELETE - O: 846 Phineas, DELETE - P: 1815-17 Lowrie]Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2196 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through E: [A: 1200 Spring Garden - DELETE, B: 1206 Spring Garden - DELETE, C: 1204 Spring Garden - DELETE, D: 1208 Spring Garden - DELETE], E: 1815 RialtoRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2197 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, which authorized the sale of property in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, due to an incompletion of sale. Items A through C. A: 714 Naylor, B: 218 Hallock, C: 1710 ManhattanRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2198 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand Two Hundred Twelve Dollars and Fifty Cents ($25,212.50) to Korn Ferry (US), NW 5854, P.O. Box 1450, Minneapolis, MN 55485-5854, for professional services rendered in connection with labor arbitrations. (Executive Session held 11/6/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2199 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Segal Waters Consulting, 1800 M Street NW, Suite 900 S, Washington, DC 20036-5802, for professional services rendered in connection with labor arbitrations in an amount not to exceed Fifty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Thirty-Eight Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents ($52,538.75). (Executive Session held 11/6/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2213 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the City of Pittsburgh All-In Cities Leadership Forum. (Post Agenda and Public Hearing scheduled for 12/5/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2214 1 ResolutionResolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis. (Post Agenda and Public Hearing scheduled for 12/5/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2200 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies for job development and employment services necessary to implement the 2019 Neighborhood Employment Program, and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2019 Neighborhood Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2201 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to provide job development and employment services, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor, staff, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, vocational skills training and on-the-job training, outreach, recruitment costs and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2019 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2019 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program, and for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2202 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, to receive an FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, and further providing for an agreement or agreements for the purchase of the Halo Escape System and subsequent training for Fire Bureau personnel.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2203 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, to receive a FY 2018 Fire Prevention & Safety Grant, and further providing for an agreement or agreements for the purchase of smoke detectors for the deaf.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2204 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with AXON Enterprise, Inc. to provide body-worn cameras and tasers to the Bureau of Police, as well as additional related goods and services, at an overall cost not to exceed Ten Million Nine Hundred Ten Thousand Five Hundred Seventy-Nine Dollars ($10,910,579) over the course of said Agreement(s).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2215 1 ResolutionResolution establishing the All-In Cities Investment Fund. (Post Agenda and Public Hearing scheduled for 12/5/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2205 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and McCaffery Interests, Inc. and/or the Urban Redevelopment Authority in connection with improvements to the cartway generally at the Strip District Terminal at 1600 Smallman Street and for access to make those improvements to the cartway and for temporary operation and maintenance of the cartway, in anticipation of a future public Right of Way, public parking, public operation and maintenance of the cartway, and potential public dedication of the cartway at the site.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-2205 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement or agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and McCaffery Interests, Inc. and/or the Urban Redevelopment Authority in connection with improvements to the cartway generally at the Strip District Terminal at 1600 Smallman Street and for access to make those improvements to the cartway and for temporary operation and maintenance of the cartway, in anticipation of a future public Right of Way, public parking, public operation and maintenance of the cartway, and potential public dedication of the cartway at the site.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2206 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 2330 Penn Avenue Condominiums, 2330 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2207 1 ResolutionResolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public roadway purposes certain property in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by 2826 Edwards Way and Associates, LLC, and known as 322-324 Arlington Avenue, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto. (Executive Session held 10/24/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2208 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of PA in connection with the paving of Conniston Avenue between Bon Air Avenue and Drycove Street, Fordyce Street, between Calle Street and Caperton Street, Caperton Street between Conninston Avenue to Roseton Street, Roseton Street between Caperton Street to Bon Air Avenue and Bon Air Avenue between Roseton Street to 208 Bon Air Avenue. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is one hundred and sixty three thousand eight hundred ninety one dollars and eighty-two cents ($163,891.82).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-2208 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of PA in connection with the paving of Conniston Avenue between Bon Air Avenue and Drycove Street, Fordyce Street, between Calle Street and Caperton Street, Caperton Street between Conninston Avenue to Roseton Street, Roseton Street between Caperton Street to Bon Air Avenue and Bon Air Avenue between Roseton Street to 208 Bon Air Avenue. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is one hundred and sixty three thousand eight hundred ninety one dollars and eighty-two cents ($163,891.82).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2209 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania in connection with the restoration and paving of Sidney St. between 21st Street to 17th Street, 17th Street between Bingham Street and Muriel Street, 21st Street between Carson Street and Sidney Street and Wrights Way between 21st Street to 2107 Wrights Way, providing for the payment of the costs thereof by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania to the City of Pittsburgh. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is One Hundred and Fifty-two Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars and Eight Cents ($152,827.08).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2019-2209 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania in connection with the restoration and paving of Sidney St. between 21st Street to 17th Street, 17th Street between Bingham Street and Muriel Street, 21st Street between Carson Street and Sidney Street and Wrights Way between 21st Street to 2107 Wrights Way, providing for the payment of the costs thereof by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania to the City of Pittsburgh. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is One Hundred and Fifty-two Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars and Eight Cents ($152,827.08).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2210 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Mansfield Oil Company for Fuel Card Management and System Implementation Services, and providing for the payment thereof at a cost not to exceed $48,985.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2211 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 Wagsburgh LLC for the Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2187 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2109 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 762 of 2018 which authorized the Director of Finance to enter into a contract or agreement, or use of existing contract or agreement with the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group for the purpose of annual analysis of community reinvestment of possible City depositories and other associated work. The contract period was originally November 1 to December 31, 2018, renewable annually for up to three (3) years by mutual agreement of the parties at twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for each year of service.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2137 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 Ramon Foster of Nine Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($9,500.00) to assist the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police with re-establishing the mounted unit.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2138 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to execute an Agreement of Sale and all related documents necessary to effect the purchase by the City of Pittsburgh, in lieu of taking by eminent domain, of 35 and 33 Semicir Street in the 26th Ward and to accept a deed for the properties. Further authorizing the expenditure of funds for the purchase, closing, and other associated auxiliary costs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2188 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2143 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City to purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and heart monitors from ZOLL Medical Corporation at an overall cost not to exceed Three Million Ninety-Seven Thousand Six Hundred Ninety Dollars ($3,097,690).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2144 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Gun Violence Reduction Initiative to add Operation Ceasefire outreach workers and provide training, and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2189 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2146 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements, or the use of existing agreements, with Enel X North America, Inc. ("Enel X"), for energy consultant services in connection with the City’s aggregated purchase of electricity along with other members of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2147 1 ResolutionResolution finally locating right of ways and accepting the dedication of roadways which are part of the Convention Center Roadway Improvements Phases I-III, and vacating portion of Tenth Street adjacent to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (Convention Center) no longer used for roadway purposes.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2148 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL-LANGLEY, 2940 Sheradan Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15204, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, protective railing, at 2940 Sheradan Boulevard, in the 20th Ward, in the 2nd Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2149 2 ResolutionResolution granting unto PEDANTIC LLC, Henry Simonds, 601 Saint James Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15232, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a canopy covered entrance ramp and stoop at 5226 and 5230 Penn Avenue, in the 8th Ward, in the 9 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2150 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto UPMC MERCY, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15219, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an aerial pedestrian bridge over the right of way, to connect UPMC’s new Vision Center to their existing UPMC Mercy Hospital facility at Marion Street, in the 1st Ward, in the 6th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2151 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto UPMC Mercy, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15219, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a utility tunnel connection from proposed building to existing underground utilities, as well as placing tree pits, at 1622 Locust Street in the 1st Ward, in the 6th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2152 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SCOTT PIPITONE, 3933 Perrysville Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15214, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an access platform entrance, a bike rack and to relocate a tree bed, at 3933 Perrysville Ave, in the 26th Ward, in the 1st 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2019-2152 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SCOTT PIPITONE, 3933 Perrysville Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15214, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an access platform entrance, a bike rack and to relocate a tree bed, at 3933 Perrysville Ave, in the 26th Ward, in the 1st 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2153 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH-LBPH c/o RON GRAZIANO, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new canopy, a new sign, and protective bollards, at 4724 Baum Boulevard, in the 8th Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2154 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto NICOLA DICIO, 2515 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15222, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA entrance ramp at 2515 Penn Avenue, in the 2nd Ward, in the 7th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2155 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto ONE POINT ONE YOGA, 5019 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15224, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA entrance ramp at 5019 Penn Avenue, in the 10th Ward, in the 9th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2190 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2114 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 742 of 2017, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with P&A Group for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) program, by increasing the authorized spending amount by Ninety Thousand Dollars ($90,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2115 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) enter into a Memorandum of Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with the Corporation for National and Community Service (“CNCS”) for the purpose of obtaining AmeriCorps VISTA members to work with staff from City Departments and the Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh (HACP) on strategic projects and research; for a sum not to exceed Seventy-two Thousand and Zero dollars ($72,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2191 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2140 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 121 of 2019, approved February 19, 2019, providing for the implementation of a Residential Sticker Parking Program in the Beechview neighborhood pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549 so as to amend the streets and remove addresses included in Area "T".Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2160 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 CHILDREN 2 CHAMPIONS - NORTH SHORE STALLIONS by $12,500, increasing NORTH SIDE YOUTH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $12,500, 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
2019-2192 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 16, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2145 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for West Jefferson Residential Development at 514 West Jefferson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video