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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0022 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article VII: Business Related Taxes, Chapter 241: Amusement Tax, Section 241.01: Definitions, to update language in the city code. The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code is hereby amended at Title Two: Fiscal, Article VII: Business Related Taxes, Chapter 241: Amusement Tax, Section 241.01: Definitions, as follows:Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0057 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 238 - The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund, to conform with the Home Rule Charter Article Nine (9) in order to establish the creation of the Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund. (Public Hearing held 3/5/20)Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0066 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Pietragallo, Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, 38th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for legal services in connection with employment law-related training, in an amount not to exceed Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($7,500.00). (Executive Session held on 2/20/2020)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0068 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC, 525 William Penn Place, 28th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3152 for legal services in connection with an employment related matter, in an amount not to exceed Thirteen Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($13,000.00). (Executive Session held on 2/20/2020)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0120 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, in order to clarify definitions of contract types, correct conflicting language between commodities and professional services and add additional categories for requests to waive the competitive bidding requirements to be in line with current practice and national standards.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0120 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, in order to clarify definitions of contract types, correct conflicting language between commodities and professional services and add additional categories for requests to waive the competitive bidding requirements to be in line with current practice and national standards.RECOMMITTEDPass Action details
2020-0120 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, in order to clarify definitions of contract types, correct conflicting language between commodities and professional services and add additional categories for requests to waive the competitive bidding requirements to be in line with current practice and national standards.AMENDEDPass Action details
2020-0120 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, in order to clarify definitions of contract types, correct conflicting language between commodities and professional services and add additional categories for requests to waive the competitive bidding requirements to be in line with current practice and national standards.Held in CommitteePass Action details
2020-0121 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161.22: Debarment from Bidding on and Participating in City Contracts in order to change the requirement of an affidavit to be a certification which will simplify the contracting process and reduce costs to our suppliers by no longer requiring the document to be notarized.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0122 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. Item A: 228 KramerAffirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0126 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $3,013.00, in favor of Duquesne Light Company, ATTN: Carolyn K. Cingel, 411 Seventh Avenue, Mail Drop 16-1, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for damage to their light pole near 1205 Denniston Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15217 from a City ES-Recycling vehicle pulling it down on April 30, 2019.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0127 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of $3,300.00, in favor of Dane Hager, 414 Rebecca Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221 for damage to his vehicle from an intersectional accident with a city police vehicle, in emergency response, at the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Washington Blvd., on March 31, 2019.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0128 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of three (3) warrants for the total sum of Seventy Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($70,000) relating to the settlement of a lawsuit filed at 2:18-cv-00864 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (Executive Session held 3/3/2020)Held for Executive SessionPass Action details Video Video
2020-0129 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the “Crossing Guards Special Events Trust Fund,” for the deposit of monies from crossing guards special events cost recovery, and authorizing the use of monies deposited therein by the Department of Public Safety to cover premium pay reimbursement for crossing guard personnel and administrative costs related to the aforementioned activities.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0070 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into financial and “in-kind” Sponsorship Agreements for the City’s Office of Special Events’ 2020 Season.TABLEDPass Action details Video Video
2020-0118 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto JEFF YATES C/O MCKNIGHT RIVER WALK, LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new 10’ concrete sidewalk along South 4th Street, (5) existing loading docks, as well as, a new ADA ramp, at 317 E. Carson Street, in the 17th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0119 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PNC BANK-SQUIRREL HILL, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an ADA entrance ramp, at 5810 Forbes Avenue in the 14th Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0147 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Preservation Agreement with the New Hazlett Theater.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)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)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0029 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as The Bradberry, located at 1130 Reddour Street (23-L-70), in the Central Northside Neighborhood, in the 22nd Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 2/19/20)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0030 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as the City-County Building, located at 414 Grant Street (2-J-2 and 2-E-284), in Downtown, in the 1st Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 2/19/20)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0031 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as Pennsylvania National Bank, located at 3480 Butler Street (48-S-268), in the Lawrenceville Neighborhood, in the 6th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 2/19/20)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0130 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 12-2019 providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Cascadia Partners to assist the City in developing plans and studies for the development of a data manual for the Comprehensive Plan and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $213,657.00.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video