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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/25/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2019-2330 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the amount of Thirty-Three Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($33,000.00) to Jane DeSimone, Esq., P.O. Box 81104, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 for arbitration services rendered in connection with Act 111 Interest Arbitration. (Executive Session Held 12-3-19)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2019-2332 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $3,875.00, in favor of James & Randi Cohen, 5660 Melvin Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 for repair to their gas service line which was damaged by a city DPW Forestry crew performing stump removal and grinding operations of a city ROW tree at this location on September 19, 2019.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2225 1 ResolutionResolution transferring the amount of $150,000 from the Office of Management and Budget’s Operating Budget, JDE Account 11101.102200.53.53101.2019, to the Workforce Development Fund, Job Number 0222806700, Fund 28067, Budget Year 2019.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2263 1 ResolutionResolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2020.Held in CommitteePass Action details
2019-2264 1 ResolutionResolution adopting and approving the 2020 Capital Budget and the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2020 through 2025 Capital Improvement Program.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2265 1 ResolutionResolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2020 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2281 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the fee schedule for 2020 pursuant to Chapter 170 of the City Code.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2303 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 206 of 2019 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C., 535 Smithfield St., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for professional legal services and expert advice regarding labor matters by increasing the total cost from Two Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($220,000.00) to Three Hundred Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($305,000.00). (Executive Session Held 12-3-19)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2019-2304 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC to serve as Bond Counsel for the purpose of rendering any and all necessary opinions with respect to the Bonds and preparing such additional documents as may be necessary. Total costs shall not exceed Eighty-Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($85,000.00) over a three year period (2020, 2021, 2022) and shall be paid using proceeds from the debt issuance.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2345 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six. Article III. Chapter 639, to supplement the and Code to regulate, set standards and oversee the possession and transfer of Crocodilians and Venomous Snakes, and authorize enforcement and the imposition of penalties and fines for violations.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
2019-2314 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with the Liberty Avenue Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) project; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $797,570.66.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2315 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for sidewalk construction, curb reconstruction, street and pedestrian lighting and small retaining walls on Irvine Street between Greenfield Avenue and Berwick Street/Lewis Playground. This grant proposal includes an ask of $840,000.00 with a local match of $356,452.00, included in the 2019 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed One Million, One Hundred Ninety Six Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty Two dollars ($1,196,452.00) for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2316 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for the design and construction of the Davis Avenue Bridge. This grant proposal includes an ask of $1,803,533.00 with a local match of $772,943.00, included in 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 Million, Five Hundred Seventy Six Thousand, Four Hundred Seventy Six dollars ($2,576,476) for this stated purpose.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2317 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City, to enter into an agreement with Duquesne Light Company, to provide an easement to Duquesne Light Company, and in accordance with Resolution 564 of 2019 allowing for the erection, installation to provide for electricity to power the neighborhood including Highland Park and its amenities, and use of an underground electrical system and associated apparatus upon the City’s property at the Forestry Division on Stanton Avenue in Highland Park for the purpose of electrical services.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2283 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Commission to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with UPMC WorkPartners-LifeSolutions for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Employee Assistance Program and for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2284 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Commission to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with ConnectYourCare for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Flexible Spending Account program and for a sum not to exceed Twenty Three Thousand One Hundred Dollars ($23,100.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2286 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the Workforce Development Fund for a period of two (2) years from the opening of the fund, in an amount not to exceed Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) and for the payment of the costs thereof.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2019-2309 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 692 of 2015, entitled “Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Industrial/Organizational Solutions, Inc. (I/O Solutions) for professional consulting services in connection with Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant position job analyses; the development, administration, and scoring of new written examinations; and development, assessor selection, administration, and scoring of new oral board examinations; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof,” by increasing the authorized amount by Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) and by extending the term one year.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. (Public Hearing held 2/19/2020)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
2019-2229 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to receive eighty-thousand ($80,000.00) dollars grant award per agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, executed 5/15/19, to support the development of an Emerald View Park Master Plan, and to further enter into contract to hire consultants Merritt / Chase to develop aforementioned master plan with additional City expenditures (local match) not to exceed fifty-five thousand ($55,000.00) dollars, for a total contract value not to exceed one-hundred and thirty-five thousand ($135,000.00) dollars.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2307 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the Joseph J. Weiss Jr., Federal Courthouse, located at 700 Grant Street (2-B-39), in Downtown, in the 2nd Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 2/19/20)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details
2019-2308 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to accept a grant from the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission in the amount of twenty-two thousand ($22,000) dollars. This grant will be used in conjunction with department funds to execute a contract with Michael Baker International for an architectural inventory of historic structures in the Oakland and Upper Hill neighborhoods of the city not to exceed one-hundred two-thousand ($102,000) dollars.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2319 1 ResolutionResolution calling for transparency and oversight in regards to previously approved cooperation agreements, contracts, leases, and special agreements with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC) in light of a voter approved referendum measure to amend the Home Rule Charter.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2320 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Pittsburgh City Controller to perform an audit of all contracts, agreements, and leases between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), as well as the administering agencies, departments, authorities, and entities within the Controller’s jurisdiction to do so, pursuant to the powers outlined in the Home Rule Charter.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2318 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an amended agreement with B-Three Solutions, Inc. for further provision of software maintenance and support services, the development of critical applications, and possible transition guidance, for a sum not to exceed One Million, Seven Hundred Nine Thousand, Three Hundred Twenty One Dollars ($1,709,321) over a five-year periodAffirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2310 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 308 Miltenberger Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2311 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 2908 Smallman Street Land Development project, located at 2908-2916 Smallman Street of Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2312 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 614 Edmond Street Duplex, 614 Edmond Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2019-2313 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, in cooperation with the Director of the Department of Public Works, to accept funds from an Allegheny Regional Assets District “RADical ImPAct Grant” in the amount of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) to fund public art projects in Emerald View Park, Frick Park, Highland Park, Riverview Park, and Schenley Park.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video