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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/23/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0444 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, since 1865, Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of chattel slavery and passage of the 13th Amendment, has been recognized and celebrated in 47 states throughout America; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0445 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Pittsburgh hereby opposes wildlife killing contests conducted throughout Pennsylvania and urges the Pennsylvania Game Commission to take the necessary actions to eliminate the practice.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0446 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh calls on the United States Senate to adopt the full Federal Medical Assistance Percentages funding enhancements in HR 6800; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Will of Council will be shared with the Offices of United States Senators Robert Casey and Patrick Toomey directly to communicate the will of this legislative body.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0447 1 OrdinanceOrdinance Directing the Allegheny County Board of Elections to place before the qualified voters of the City of Pittsburgh at the 2020 November General Election a referendum question, "Shall the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article Two, Executive, be amended and supplemented by amending the language and adding new language to Sections 229 and 230 to expand the powers of the Independent Citizen Police Review Board to allow the Board to carry out its original mandate to investigate police misconduct and improve police-community relations?" (Cablecast Public Hearing scheduled for 7/8/20)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2020-0447 1 OrdinanceOrdinance Directing the Allegheny County Board of Elections to place before the qualified voters of the City of Pittsburgh at the 2020 November General Election a referendum question, "Shall the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article Two, Executive, be amended and supplemented by amending the language and adding new language to Sections 229 and 230 to expand the powers of the Independent Citizen Police Review Board to allow the Board to carry out its original mandate to investigate police misconduct and improve police-community relations?" (Cablecast Public Hearing scheduled for 7/8/20)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0448 1 ResolutionResolution Declaring that Black Pittsburgh Matters in the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0436 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Temporary Right of Entry and License Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the four HOMEOWNERS for the purpose of repairing the slope through soil stabilization at the rear of the HOMEOWNERS’ property adjacent and in FRICK Park.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0437 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Forte Condominiums, 2637-2641 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0438 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Pittsburgh Distilling Company, 2401 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0439 1 ResolutionResolution providing for further renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency, ratified by Council on March 17th, 2020; to extend the effectiveness of the Declaration for seven (7) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until June 30th; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Video Video
2020-0440 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities by adding Chapter 179G to establish the LGBTQIA+ Commission in order to advocate for equity for the LGBTQIA+ community in Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0441 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the US Department of Justice for Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-SIX THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE ($676,895.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0442 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 389 of 2019, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements to purchase Accela Civic Platform and Accela Citizen Access subscription and cloud hosting services so as to extend the contract an additional year until June 30, 2021, and increase the not-to-exceed cost from $1,269,962.16 to $1,289,919.29.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0443 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jessie B. Ramey, Ph.D, Chair of the Gender Equity Commission, submitting the Gender Equity Commission recommendations to City Council.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0432 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 17, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0394 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements with the United States Army Corp of Engineers for purposes of cooperation toward certain remediation work to flood control devices along Saw Mill Run; including authorization to expend fund at an amount not to exceed three hundred and twenty thousand dollars ($320,000.00) toward said project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0395 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a First Amendment to the Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Pashek + MTR, for professional landscape architectural services for Arsenal Park Phase I Design, by increasing the total allocation to $544,174.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0396 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Temporary Right of Entry and License Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the URA for the purpose of improvements to the playground in Larimer park in the Larimer neighborhood.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0433 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for June 17, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0430 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section §659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices and Section §659.04 Unlawful Public Accommodation Practices to prohibit housing and public accommodation discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0434 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for June 17, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0431 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements or adoption of existing government contracts with ePlus Technology, Inc. for commodities and professional services for system critical adjustments, improvements, and upgrades to maintain the City of Pittsburgh’s network functionality.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0435 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 17, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0381 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 1709-1715 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0397 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 560 of 2019, effective September 1, 2019, entitled “Resolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $4,558,960.00 (Council Districts: All),” by including additional Emergency Small Business Support, Housing Stabilization Program, and URA Project Delivery deliverables pertaining to small business development, tenant assistance, homeowner assistance, and URA personnel, raising the total cost thereof to the amount not to exceed $11,905,823.00 (Council Districts: All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0439 1 ResolutionResolution providing for further renewal by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh of a Declaration of Disaster Emergency, ratified by Council on March 17th, 2020; to extend the effectiveness of the Declaration for seven (7) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until June 30th; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available