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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/17/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0219 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, We as local leaders recognize that economic security is fundamental to public health and that we are only as healthy as those most vulnerable, least economically secure, and least covered by our social services. Thus we must do all we can to keep people secure enough to take care of themselves and endure a quarantine or treatment if required; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0214 1 ResolutionOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title Seven: Business Licensing, Chapter 719: Vendors and Peddlers, by amending the existing language of Section 719.10 to add sites Approved by the Sidewalk and Vending Committee to the List of Sites Approved by Council.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0215 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Office of Management and Budget to renew the Non-Exclusive License Agreement with the Federal General Services Administration for the Veterans Affairs Highland Drive Campus at 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 for limited use and to conduct due diligence pursuant to the application approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Justice to acquire the property for law enforcement and emergency management purposes.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0213 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, in order to increase the Councilmanic amount from three thousand dollars to five thousand dollars.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0216 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A & B: A: 11 Dick, B: 13 DickRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0217 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 K: A: 1210 Westmoreland, B: 7301 Monticello, C: 228 Kramer, D: 2922 Banksville, E: 1005 Morrison, F: 1701 Brighton, G: 1705 Brighton, H: 0 Marquis, I: 1519 Brighton, J: 1529 Brighton, K: 69 Watson.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0220 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with the City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7101 et seq., to provide the City of Pittsburgh with an appropriate timeframe for response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Video Video
2020-0220 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with the City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7101 et seq., to provide the City of Pittsburgh with an appropriate timeframe for response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0221 1 ResolutionResolution providing for ratification by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7101 et seq., in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Video Video
2020-0221 1 ResolutionResolution providing for ratification by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, of a Declaration of Emergency issued by the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on March 13, 2020, in accordance with City of Pittsburgh Code §113.03 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §§7101 et seq., in response to the existing public health emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0218 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title Ten: Building, Chapter 1004: International Property Maintenance Code Adoption, by adopting the 2015 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code (“IPMC”) and with the amendments thereto specified in Section 1004.02 of the City Code, as well as making certain amendments to the existing language of Section 1004.02 of the City Code.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0222 1 Executive OrderNow Therefore, I WILLIAM PEDUTO, by the virtue of the authority vested in my by the Home Rule Charter of the City of Pittsburgh and laws of the City of Pittsburgh, hereby direct all of the following: 1. Effective as of 9 a.m., Monday March 16th, 2020, there shall be no community gatherings in excess of 250 people. 2. The City will explore the opportunity to seek continuances for the enforcement of City Code citations before magisterial district justices in furtherance of our civic responsibility and to comply with the spirit of Governor Tom Wolf’s recommendations regarding social distancing to further prevent the spread of COVID-19. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately and remain in effect until amended or rescinded in writing by the Mayor.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0223 1 Executive OrderNow Therefore, I WILLIAM PEDUTO, by the virtue of the authority vested in my by the Home Rule Charter of the City of Pittsburgh and laws of the City of Pittsburgh, hereby direct all of the following: 1. Effective as of 9:00 a.m., Monday March 16, 2020, there shall be no community or public gatherings in excess of 50 people and this amends my earlier Order that discouraged gatherings in excess of 250 people. 2. The City will request continuances of hearings before magisterial district justices for the enforcement of City Code citations issued by the Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections, the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, and the Department of Public Works in furtherance of our compliance with the spirit of Governor Tom Wolf’s recommendations regarding social distancing to further prevent the spread of COVID-19. 3. The remainder of Executive Order No. 2020-01 shall remain in effect until rescinded. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately and remain in effect until amended or rescinded in writing by the Mayor.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0208 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for March 11, 2020 with Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0162 1 ResolutionThe Mayor is hereby authorized to issue and the City Controller to countersign three (3) warrants in the total sum of Nineteen Thousand Dollars ($19,000) which shall be allocated and paid as follows: Two Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($2,250), subject to required withholdings, made payable to Ermand Buccina, 1415 Oakglen St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15204, in full satisfaction of all claims including but not limited to claims for any alleged lost compensation. An IRS Form W-2 will be issued to Mr. Buccina according to statute; and Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000) will be made payable to Ermand Buccina, 1415 Oakglen St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15204, in full satisfaction of all other claims. An IRS Form I 099, with Box 3 marked as "other income," will be issued according to statute; and Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($4,750) to Mr. Buccina's legal counsel, Wienand & Bagin, First & Market Building, 100 First Avenue, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, as final settlement related to the action filed with the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations. (ExecutivePassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0163 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Four Thousand Four Hundred Fifty Five Dollars and Sixty Cents ($4,455.60) to AA Court Reporters, 428 Boulevard of the Allies, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for Fire Arbitration transcription services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0164 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Pittsburgh Collision & Reconstruction Services, LLC, 10 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh, PA l5214 in an amount not to exceed Seven Thousand Four Hundred Dollars and Fifty Eight Cents ($7,400.58) for professional services in connection with a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0165 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 948, effective January 1, 2004, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2004 Capital Budget and approving the 2004 through 2009 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing Fancourt Street Bridge by $7,000 and transferring those funds to the Uptown Mobility Network & Parking Management Plan.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0166 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2012, effective January 1, 2013, as amended, entitled "Resolution adopting and approving the 2013 Capital Budget and approving the 2013 through 2018 Capital Improvement Program," by reducing Electronic Daily Activity Sheet by $20,000 and In-Car Camera System by $13,424.71 and transferring those funds to the Uptown Mobility Network & Parking Management Plan.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0167 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective December 18, 2015, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing Signage by $19,575.29 and transferring those funds to the Uptown Mobility Network & Parking Management Plan.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0168 1 ResolutionResolution amending the Rules of Council, Rule XI: Invoices, to increase the Departmental Invoice maximum from three thousand dollars to five thousand dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0195 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797, effective December 28, 2017, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program”, by reducing SMALLMAN STREET RECONSTRUCTION by $473,374.38 and increasing COMPLETE STREETS by $473,374.38.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0199 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 amending City Council CDBG Unspecified Local Option line items, reducing SAVE A LIFE TODAY PITTSBURGH by $8,000.00, and increasing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION AND SAVE A LIFE TODAY PITTSBURGH by $8,000.00, 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
2020-0209 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 11, 2020 with Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0158 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 Michael Gene Elden, and known as 320 Arlington Avenue, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0159 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0181 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Mobility & Infrastructure to enter into a contract or contracts with The Kittelson Team to conduct a Parking & Transportation Demand Management study for the Uptown neighborhood, in a cost not to exceed Sixty Thousand Dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0210 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for March 11, 2020 with Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0211 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for March 11, 2020 with Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0156 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Digital Harbor Foundation to expand Rec2Tech programming into Jefferson Recreation Center and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TEN THOUSAND ($10,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0212 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for March 11, 2020 with Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0203 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 730 of 2019, effective November 6, 2019, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to revise the not-to-exceed funding amount and to clarify the leasing process.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video