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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/25/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2020-0149 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare February to be “Career and Technical Education Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0150 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Pittsburgh Allderdice High School for its consistent and unwavering emphasis on academics, rigor and diversity in education and congratulates the students who have achieved National Merit Scholar designations; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 25, 2020, to be “ALLDERDICE NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLAR DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0151 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the hard work and commitment shown by the Allderdice Girls Volleyball Team and commends the trust and dedication shown by the Coaches and congratulates them on winning the City League Championship for the 6th consecutive year; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to be “ ALLDERDICE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CITY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0152 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh makes known its opposition to any modernization effort that seeks to also weaken or diminish the efficacy and intent of the Community Reinvestment Act, including OCC-2018-0008-1515, the rule change proposed by the OCC and FDIC; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Council encourages community development institutions, neighborhood groups, and other concerned organizations to help ensure that accountable, strengthening, and impactful investments remain the central focus of the Community Reinvestment Act by submitting their public comments to the federal government before April 8, 2020, the date that reflects the recently-announced 30-day extension to the comment period.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0139 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 510 of 2019 entitled “A Resolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreement, providing for the planning, design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies, operations, and / or the purchase of materials, equipment, and supplies in connection with the production of the Oakland Transportation Study and associated projects;” to provide for a specific payee and authorize entering into a contract for the Oakland Transportation Study.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0140 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 336 of 2019 entitled “A Resolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreement, providing for the planning, design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies, operations, and / or the purchase of materials, equipment, and supplies in connection with the production of the Hill District Mobility Network and Parking Management Plan and associated projects;” to provide for a specific payee and authorize entering into a contract for the Hill District Transportation Study.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0141 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 2926 Smallman Street Land Development project, located at 2920 & 2930 Smallman Street of Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0145 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 36 of 2019, amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title 6: Conduct, Article III: Dogs, cats and other animals, by repealing Chapter 639: Crocodilians and Venomous Snakes in its entirety and adding a new Chapter 639: Crocodilian Species and Red-Eared Sliders, prohibiting the keeping, sale, exchange, adoption, exchange or transfer of such animals in the city of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0146 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing Ordinance No. 36 of 2015 relative to the Pittsburgh City Code at Title 6: Conduct, Article III: Dogs, Cats and Other Animals, Chapter 636: Wild Animals, Section 636.06: prohibiting the capture and harm of any wild birds, to prohibit the sale of native or indigenous birds, to eliminate any permit or license allowing individuals to trap wild birds and to completely prohibit trapping wild birds other than by a properly qualified and trained employee of the Pittsburgh Bureau Of Animal Care and Control when the wild bird is injured, resides within a building, or poses an imminent risk of property damage or physical harm.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0142 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Compass Natural Gas Partners LP for the lease of a compressed natural gas fueling system, and provision of fuel for the payment thereof, at a cost not to exceed $378,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0143 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 837 of 2017 entitled “Authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund to be designated as the Schenley Park Rink Trust Fund, for the purpose of depositing funds and expenditure of funds for any and all related expenses” to authorize the Department of Public Works Department of Parks and Recreation to utilize the trust fund.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0144 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into an Agreement or Agreements with Bucks County Community College for Hazardous Materials Safety Officer training and certification services at a sum not to exceed Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000.00) and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0147 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Preservation Agreement with the New Hazlett Theater.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2020-0147 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Preservation Agreement with the New Hazlett Theater.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0148 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure for Katy Sawyer and on behalf of the Department Public Works for Donald Mudrick, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0134 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 19, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0107 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #94 of 2019 providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Six Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty-Seven Dollars and Two Cents ($6,857.02) in favor of Diane and Ronald J. Bawkey c/o Robert Pierce & Associates, P.C., 2500 Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, a warrant in the sum of Nine Hundred Eighteen and 08/100 Dollars ($918.08) in favor of the City of Pittsburgh, Treasurer, and a warrant in the total sum of Seven Hundred Twenty-Four and 90/100 ($724.90) in favor of Jordan Tax Service, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County, by changing the issuance to read as follows: the issuance of a warrant in the total amount of Eight Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($8,500.00) payable to Diane and Ronald J. Bawkey c/o Robert Pierce & Associates, P.C., 2500 Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0108 1 ResolutionResolution for issuance of a warrant in the amount of Three Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Dollars ($3,490.00) in favor of Tri Rivers Consulting Services related to expert medical testimony of James L. Cosgrove, M.D. for use at trial in re the matter of Willa Mae Mathews v. City of Pittsburgh, et al, filed at A.R. 16-001700.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0123 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 748 of 2019 entitled “a resolution 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;” to adjust the code account information to the 2020 year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0124 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 629 of 2019 entitled “a resolution authorizing the purchase of certain property by the City of Pittsburgh, in lieu of eminent domain, in order to advance City’s proposed permanent closure of the Timberland Bridge;” to provide specific payee information and adjust the code account information to the 2020 year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0125 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 702 of 2019 entitled “a Resolution 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;” by adjusting the code account information to the 2020 year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0135 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 19, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0103 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MATT BARNETT, DAY3DESIGN, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a storm water runoff mitigation raingarden at 915 Liberty Ave in the 2nd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0117 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 316 of 2018, entitled “Resolution 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 preliminary design and final design, services during construction, and miscellaneous services for traffic signal installation of the South Side Signals Project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $390,213.38.” To account for an amendment to the contract that increased the total project cost, but not to exceed $536,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0136 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for February 19, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0105 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of effect (formerly Comcast) in the amount of $6,878.25 for digital advertising services in connection with the city-wide recruiting plan, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0106 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of SHRM in the amount of $16,500.00 for Pennsylvania and Federal Labor Law Posters, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0137 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 19, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0110 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning of the City of Pittsburgh to accept a remittance from Point Park University in the amount of fifteen thousand ($15,000) dollars. This remittance will fund the design and fabrication of historic district signage not to exceed fifteen thousand ($15,000) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0138 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for February 19, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0035 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of liquor license, License No.R-18262, from Bell-Pug, Inc., 3985 William Penn Highway, PA 15146 to the Applicant, Know 950 Penn, LLC, for the premises located at 950 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, known as “Know 950 Penn, LLC”, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 2/18/2020)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0104 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the approval of the 2020 Housing Opportunity Fund Annual Allocation Plan. (Council Districts All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video