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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/20/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0335 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a professional services agreement or agreements or a retainer agreement or agreements with the law firm of Motley Rice LLC as special legal counsel to: 1) determine the economic impact that prescription opioids have had on the City of Pittsburgh and its residents and 2) based on such evidence, to investigate and, if appropriate, to commence and prosecute litigation against manufacturers, distributors, insurance companies and/or prescribers of prescription opiates for damages to the City of Pittsburgh arising out of marketing, manufacturing, distribution and/or prescribing of opiates.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0336 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #183 of 2020, entitled “Resolution to authorize and direct the incurring of Non-Electoral Debt through the issuance of a series of General Obligation Refunding Bonds of the City of Pittsburgh, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of One Hundred Sixty One Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($161,250,000.00) by replacing the entirety of Resolution 183 with new language, in order to conform to state and federal laws.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0339 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget” by transferring a total of $70,669.69 from multiple projects within District 1 Neighborhood Needs to District 1 DPW Projects.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
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2020-0344 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Stoebner Way from Larimer Avenue southeasterly an average distance of 123.47 feet, in the 12th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0329 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SUMMIT HOSPITALITY 139 LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new projecting sign, at 947 Penn Avenue, in the 2nd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0330 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution number 316 of 2018, previously amended by Resolution number 78 of 2020, originally 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.”, which was amended by Resolution 78 of 2020 to authorize a new total project cost up to but not to exceed $536,000.00 to be further amended with this Resolution to account for an increase in federal funding where costs associated with the Southside Signals project have been converted from 80 percent federal and 20 percent local split to 100 percent federally reimbursable. The total project cost remains the same, not to exceed $536,000.00.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0331 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 increasing 18TH STREET SIGNAL UPDATES (TIP) by $39,000.55 to reflect the project now being 100% reimbursable by the Federal Highway Administration.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0337 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works, and the Department of City Planning, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and James Simon, for the creation and installation of public art at Townsend Park located at 803 Ernie Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, at a cost not to exceed Eight Thousand Dollars ($8,000.00).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0350 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an agreement with Cohen Law Group and CTC Technology & Energy for the renegotiation of the City’s Cable Franchise Agreements with Comcast and Verizon, and certain additional telecommunications consulting services; and further providing final payment to SmartWorks Partners for work provided under an agreement authorized by Resolutions 741 and 748 of 2018.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2020-0350 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an agreement with Cohen Law Group and CTC Technology & Energy for the renegotiation of the City’s Cable Franchise Agreements with Comcast and Verizon, and certain additional telecommunications consulting services; and further providing final payment to SmartWorks Partners for work provided under an agreement authorized by Resolutions 741 and 748 of 2018.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0109 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Townhomes on Fifth Avenue project located on Tax Map Parcel 52-G-133 at 5127, 5129, 5131, 5133 and 5135 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0299 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement or Professional Services Agreements with Grounded Strategies for the purposes of implementing a CityFarms pilot project, in an amount not to exceed $45,000Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2020-0332 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the County of Allegheny and Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the 2020 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program in an amount not to exceed One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.00), and for the payment of the costs thereof.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0333 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an agreement with Goodwill of Southwestern PA for administrative services related to the 2020 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program at a cost not to exceed $227,374.26.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0252 1 ResolutionResolution consenting to an amendment to the elTRID Planning Study and authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to take necessary actions to seek necessary consent for and, if obtained, to undertake an amended Planning Study as a prerequisite to considering an amendment to the current East Liberty Transit Revitalization Investment District Boundary.MotionPass Action details Not available
2020-0252 1 ResolutionResolution consenting to an amendment to the elTRID Planning Study and authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to take necessary actions to seek necessary consent for and, if obtained, to undertake an amended Planning Study as a prerequisite to considering an amendment to the current East Liberty Transit Revitalization Investment District Boundary.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available