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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/4/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-2258 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh commends the Federation of War Veterans Societies, Inc. and their continued dedication and hard work in making each year's Veterans Day Parade a great success; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, November 9, 2019, to be "Veterans Parade Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2259 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Animal Advocates and their dedicated team of volunteers for saving the lives of animals in need; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Monday, November 4, 2019 to be “Animal Advocates Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2249 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from CP, Commercial Planned Unit Development, to UNC, Urban Neighborhood Commercial two parcels and a portion of two parcels in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 7th Ward; and changing from LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial, to UNC, Urban Neighborhood Commercial six parcels and a portion of two parcels in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 7th Ward. (Public Hearing scheduled for 12/17/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2250 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the implementation of the Residential Parking Permit Program Area “MM” in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood (Council District #5) pursuant to Pittsburgh Code Chapter 549.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2247 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 446 of 2018, authorizing a Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh (the “City”) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (the “Authority”) to divert 75% of the incremental parking taxes from the Garage (as defined below), by increasing the maximum amount from $7,000,000.00 to $10,000,000.00, to fund affordable housing at the proposed City’s Edge development in the Uptown neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, increasing the number of parking spaces in the parking garage from 439 to 508, and increasing the number of affordable housing units from 74 to 77.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2248 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 632 of 2019, vacating a portion of Colwell Street and portions of Our Way in the 3rd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, by extending the expiration date of the payment from the property owners to the Treasury of the City of Pittsburgh from 105 days to 150 days from the effective date of the resolution, August 1st of 2019.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2251 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of PowerDMS, Inc. in the amount of Twenty-One Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars ($21,800.00) for document management software for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2252 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure and Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to execute a Declaration of Restrictions and Covenants over certain City parcels as a condition of a grant for four hundred eight thousand, nine hundred dollars ($408,900) provided by the Allegheny County Sanity Authority Green Revitalization of Our Waterways program for certain green infrastructure elements of the I-579 CAP Project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2253 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and City of Pittsburgh, for the sale of Block 83-P, Lot 249, in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh Council District No. 9 (Broad Street Plaza and Roadway Improvements).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2254 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 384, effective June 14, 2019, “authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Developments Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP) to provide funding for the planning of the renovation of the Pedestrian Tunnel located in Highland Park. The grant proposal includes an ask of $139,674.35 with a local match of $24,651.93 to be funded from 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 ONE HUNDRED SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY SIX DOLLARS AND TWENTY EIGHT CENTS ($164,326.28) for this stated purpose,” by adding the JDE JOB NO. and the actual grant amount.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2255 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 383, effective June 14, 2019, “Authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Developments Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP) to provide funding for the renovation of multimodal trails located within South Side Park. The grant proposal includes an ask of $250,000.00 with a local match of $37,500.00 to be funded from 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 EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($287,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose” by adding the JDE JOB NO. and the actual grant amount.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2256 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 385, effective June 14, 2019, “authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Developments Greenways Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP) to provide funding for the renovation of the Riverview Park Entrance at Mairdale Avenue. The grant proposal includes an ask of $250,000.00 with a local match of $37,500.00 to be funded from 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 EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($287,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose,” by adding the JDE JOB NO. and the actual grant amount.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2257 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the United States Tennis Association’s Facility Grant Application and, should the grant be awarded by USTA, to provide funding for lighting improvements to the tennis courts in Schenley Park. The grant proposal includes an ask of $30,000.00 with a local match of $120,000.00 included in the 2020 City of Pittsburgh’s Operating Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($150,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-2240 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-2136 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of forty-seven thousand dollars ($47,000.00) in favor of Daniel Adelman and his attorney, Steven M. Barth, Esquire, Barth & Associates, 3875 Beechwood Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, in full and final settlement of a litigation filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (Executive Session held 10/24/19)Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2195 2 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]Passed FinallyPass 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 ManhattanPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2228 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 410 Mathews Avenue in the 30th Ward and to accept a deed for the property. Further authorizing the expenditure of funds for the purchase, closing, and other associated auxiliary costs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2241 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2242 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1909 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title one Administrative, Chapter 156, creating a Clean Sweep Division within the Department of Public Works in order to oversee and improve the maintenance of vacant city owned properties, and to formalize the status of the Division.Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2233 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 665 of 2018, entitled “Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements, allowing for compensation paid to PennDot of the local costs associated with the East Carson St. Supplemental Improvement Project being undertaken by PennDot, and further providing for payment of the cost not to exceed $690,737.35,” by providing for certain contributions to be made by the City through separate legislative appropriations in a subsequent year in an amount not to exceed eight hundred eighty-six thousand one-hundred and sixty-two dollars and ninety-nine cents ($886,162.99).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2243 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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 $150,000.00Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2244 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1951 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from P, Parks, to EMI, Educational Medical Institutional,, 6,500 SF one parcel near the intersection of Frew Street and Hamerschlag Drive, Block Number 53-B, lot number 100; in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System. (Public Hearing scheduled for 10/23/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1952 1 ResolutionResolution approving an updated Institutional Master Plan under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article II, Chapter 905, Section 905.03.D and Article VII, Chapter 922, Section 922.12.G for Carnegie Mellon University “Institutional Master Plan” dated July 30, 2019 on property zoned EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District, 14th Ward, Council District 8. (Public Hearing scheduled for 10/23/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2245 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for October 30, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-2234 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution number 479 of 2016, as amended by resolution 769 of 2018 and resolution 664 of 2019, entitled “authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, the Director of City Planning and the Chief of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Professional Service Agreement or Agreements with buildingeye, Inc. ("buildingeye") to purchase software and related support services that will create an interactive map for internal and public visual display of planning, permit, license, and violation data” in order to correct a JDE account number.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video