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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/7/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0517 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby calls on Governor Tom Wolf to extend Pennsylvania’s eviction and foreclosure moratorium until at least August 31, 2020, so as to allow for the receipt of financial aid through the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Rent Relief and Pandemic Mortgage Assistance Programs; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh supports the efforts of Pennsylvania State Senators Jay Costa, Vincent Hughes, Andrew Dinniman, Anthony Williams, Wayne Fontana, Pam Iovino, Lawrence Farnese, John Blake, Katie Muth, Judith Schwank, Lisa Boscola, Steve Santarsiero, Maria Collett, Christine Tartaglione, Lindsey Williams, Art Haywood, James Brewster, Tim Kearney, John Sabatina, and Sharif Street to see the statewide eviction and foreclosure moratorium extended.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0519 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc., to allow the performance of site preparation work on designated City property in order to facilitate the construction of Larimer East Liberty Phases 3 & 4 Choice Neighborhood development.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2020-0519 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc., to allow the performance of site preparation work on designated City property in order to facilitate the construction of Larimer East Liberty Phases 3 & 4 Choice Neighborhood development.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0521 1 ResolutionResolution repealing, amending and re-enacting Resolution Number 18 of 1983, effective January 20, 1983, titled, “Resolution authorizing and directing that the Bureau of Cable Communications, Department of Public Works, broadcast all of Council’s regular legislative sessions, standing committee meetings;”, setting forth the responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Performance with respect to meetings of City Council, and to reflect various changes in the City’s Departmental organization structure and other changes to reflect technological innovations since 1983.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0500 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into temporary construction easements, in lieu of eminent domain, with the owners of certain properties in the 24th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, adjacent to Cowley Park, for landslide remediation work related to public park purposes.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0501 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into temporary construction easements, in lieu of eminent domain, with the owners of certain property in the 19th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, known as 1599 Fallowfield Avenue and 1545 Fallowfield Avenue, for landslide remediation work related to public roadway purposes.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0502 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Mark DiNatale, 242 Bigham Street, Pittsburgh, Pa, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a new retaining wall and fence, at Sycamore Street and Redoak Way, in the 19th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0503 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Crafton Borough, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an 18 foot storm water sewer line and endwall with storm water outfall into Chartiers Creek, at the intersection of Chartiers Avenue and Sycamore Street, in the 28th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Not introduced  Action details Not available
2020-0504 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 forty-nine (49) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until August 25th; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Video Video
2020-0506 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Vijay Kapoor, The Kapoor Company, 8 Braddock Way, Asheville, NC 28803LLC, for professional services in connection with FOP interest arbitration, in an amount not to exceed Thirty Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($35,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0507 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Howard J. Woods, Jr. & Associates, LLC, 49 Overhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4211 for professional services in connection with PUC litigation and related matters, in an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($50,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0508 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #829 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell Durrant, P.C., 535 Smithfield St., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for professional legal services and expert advice regarding labor matters by increasing the total cost Thirty Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($35,000.00), from Three Hundred Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($305,000.00) to Three Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($340,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0509 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Curtin & Heefner, LLP, 2005 S. Easton Road, Suite 100, Doylestown, PA l8901, in an amount not to exceed Eleven Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty Four Dollars and Five Cents ($11,864.05) for professional legal services and expert advice regarding Source of Income litigation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0510 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #587 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Fox Rothschild LLP, 2000 Market St., 20th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation by increasing the total cost Forty Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($45,000.00), from Two Hundred Thirty Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($235,000.00) to Two Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($280,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0511 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Cohen Law Group to address a matter of pending telecommunications and cable regulatory litigation at an amount not to exceed twenty-nine thousand dollars ($29,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0512 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Jones Passodelis, PLLC, Gulf Tower, Suite 3410, 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for professional legal services for an employment related matter before the Human Relations Commission for an amount not to exceed Twenty Four Thousand and No Cents ($24,000.00). (Executive Session held 7/20/20)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0513 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Cozen O’Connor, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, 41st Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for professional legal services in connection with an employment related matter for an amount not to exceed Fifteen Thousand and No Cents ($15,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0514 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an access agreement or agreements with the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh for purposes of a drive-in movie presentation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0514 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an access agreement or agreements with the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh for purposes of a drive-in movie presentation.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2020-0514 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an access agreement or agreements with the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh for purposes of a drive-in movie presentation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0505 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with Cycom Data Systems, Inc., for professional services relating to continuing maintenance, support and upgrades to CityLaw, the Department of Law's legal case management and administrative support software system at a cost not to exceed $11,376.00 (Eleven Thousand Three Hundred Seventy-Six Dollars and No Cents).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0515 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into a three (3) year Contract or Agreement with Esri, granting uncapped, citywide access to Esri’s products for all departments. To build and maintain a City authoritative system of record, make data-driven decisions, share information across departments, perform advanced analytics and share information with the public, to meet the needs of the City of Pittsburgh at a sum not to exceed Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($600,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0516 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the sixth cohort of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services as part through PGH Lab.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0495 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 1, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0448 2 ResolutionResolution Declaring that Black Pittsburgh Matters in the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0496 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for July 1, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0497 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for July 1, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0485 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to grant a temporary construction easement to 2013 PA Brushton, LLC to perform land stabilizing work.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0498 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 1, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0237 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as The Mowry-Addison House, located at 5134 Carnegie Street (80-G-239), in the Lawrenceville Neighborhood, in the 10th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 6/9/2020)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0499 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for July 1, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0494 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution 539 of 2016, as amended, entitled “authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and/or Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contracts or Agreement or Agreements with Granicus, Inc., for software upgrades, server hosting services and annual maintenance of Legistar agenda management and video streaming” in order to extend the contract an additional 12 months, for a total cost of $247,722.22.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0504 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 forty-nine (49) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until August 25th; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video