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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/15/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0722 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, The Congress of Neighboring of Communities (CONNECT) brings together the City of Pittsburgh and surrounding municipalities to identify common public policy challenges and advocate for collective change on behalf of Allegheny County’s urban core; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2020-0723 1 Will of CouncilNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby call on the United States Congress to create a new National Infrastructure Bank by passing HR6422. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Will of Council shall be sent to the Allegheny County delegation of the Pennsylvania State House and Senate, the chairs and minority chairs of the State House and Senate Transportation Committees, Governor Tom Wolf, and Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation Yassmin Gramian.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2020-0702 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to herby name the previously unnamed trail in South Side Park to KEELING COAL TRAIL. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2020-0702 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to herby name the previously unnamed trail in South Side Park to KEELING COAL TRAIL. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0703 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to herby name the previously unnamed multimodal trail in Highland Park to CATTAIL TRAIL. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2020-0703 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to herby name the previously unnamed multimodal trail in Highland Park to CATTAIL TRAIL. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0701 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title IV: Public Places and Property; Article I: Public Right of Way; Chapter 416: Obstructions: Sections 416.20 Approval Process for Sidewalk Café, Including Permits and Fees to further extend the effectiveness of certain temporary expedited measures for the City of Pittsburgh sidewalk café permit application process for an additional [60] 120 days.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0704 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with The Pennsylvania Resources Council for Public Recycling Education, and provision of outreach for the payment thereof, at a cost not to exceed $37,000.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0705 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 504, effective August 1, 2019, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Renaissance 3 Architects, for the professional architecture services for Robert E. Williams Community Building - Reconstruction and Design Documents, at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Forty-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Seven Dollars ($147,807.00),” by increasing the total allocation to $237,342.45.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0706 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement with KCI Technologies for design, engineering and miscellaneous services associated with the 28th Street Bridge construction project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Nine Hundred Thousand ($900,000.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0707 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Brighton Woods Road be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2020-0707 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Brighton Woods Road be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0710 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering phase of the 28th Street Bridge construction project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed One Million Two Hundred Twenty Thousand ($1,220,000.00) dollars; reimbursable at ninety five percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed One Thousand Five Hundred ($1,500.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0711 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the multiple phases of the Liberty Avenue Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) construction project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Six Million, Five Hundred Eighty Five Thousand, Five Hundred Fifty Six ($6,585,556.00) dollars; federally reimbursable at ninety percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Two Thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0717 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution # 23 of 2018 “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling, Inc. for the purpose of providing electronic waste collection and recycling services for all City residents.” By adding additional funding for budget years 2021 and 2022.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0708 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Grandview Avenue Townhomes project, Pittsburgh, PA 15211.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0709 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 38th Street Maisons de Ville Townhomes project, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0712 1 ResolutionResolution approving an Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Center That CARES or a related entity to be formed, for the sale of Block 9-S, Lots 253 and 275, and Block 10-N, Lots 165, 168, 169, and 170, in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0713 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of the dedication of certain properties owned by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in the Liberty Green Park project, located in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, accepting any grading, paving, lighting, curbing, traffic signals, street trees and public utilities located therein (Council District 9).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0714 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all the City's right, title and interest, if any, in and to the following publicly-owned properties in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 124-N, Lots 162, 163, 167-2, and 193, located on the west side of Carver Street between Ashley Street and Paulson Avenue, at the northwest corner of Carver Street and Paulson Avenue, and on the east side of Carver Street between Ashley Street and Paulson Avenue (Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0715 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000.00) in favor of Deborah Trzeciak, c/o Thomas J. McClain, Esquire, Dugan & Associates, 4 West Manilla Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 as final settlement related to the action filed in the Western District Court of Pennsylvania and charging same to 11101.108000.58.58105.2020. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0716 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from the Allegheny County Medical Society Foundation of Five Thousand Six Hundred Forty Dollars ($5,640.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0718 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #329 of 2020 which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a maintenance agreement with OPEX Corporation for maintenance services related to the FalconRED document scanning workstation by exercising the option to extend the term of the agreement for one year at a cost not to exceed Ten Thousand Seven Hundred Ten Dollars and Zero Cents ($10,710.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0719 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863, 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 reducing BRIDGE UPGRADES by $12,500 and increasing 28TH STREET BRIDGE (TIP) by $250,000 to reflect the local, Federal Highway Administration, and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation shares.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2020-0720 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a One Thousand dollar ($1,000.00) donation in the form of two foot operated hand sanitizing stations and ten gallons of hand sanitizer from Axon.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0721 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Public Works for George Gipko, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0615 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Ms. Rosamaria Cristello as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire January 5, 2025. Ms. Cristello will be serving a seat that had been held by Margaret Lanier who has retired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2020-0616 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Ms. BJ Leber as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire January 1, 2023. Ms. Leber will be serving a seat that had been held by Chaton Turner whose term has expired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2020-0617 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Dr. Audrey Murrell as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire December 31, 2023. Dr. Murrell will be serving a seat that had been vacant.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2020-0663 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mr. Chaz Kellem to serve as a Commissioner for the City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations for a term to expire August 30, 2024. Mr. Kellem will be serving in a seat held by Ms. BJ Samson, who has resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2020-0693 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 9, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0659 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 401 of 2017 which authorizes the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with CHR Catering Company Inc. for the purposes of providing the City of Pittsburgh with beverage and snack food vending services through vending machines.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2020-0694 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for September 9, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0656 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Studio Zewde, for the professional landscape architectural services for Homewood Park Infrastructure Upgrades at a cost not to exceed One Million Six Hundred Thirty Thousand and Fourteen Dollars ($1,630,014.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2020-0657 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto ROBERT J LEWIS, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new projecting sign to the front of the existing building, at 1344 Fifth Avenue, in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2020-0695 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for September 9, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0662 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) in support of the Food Matters Regional Initiative. The study will be no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2020-0696 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for September 9, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0660 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 642 of 2017 which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with RT Lawrence Corporation for the provision of a remittance processing system.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2020-0697 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for September 9, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2020-0658 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for A Safe Place to Stay project which will involve interior and exterior renovations to the existing eight-story building located at 326 Third Avenue into office space on floors one through six and a rooming house on floors seven and eight for A Safe Place to Stay program. The building address is 326 Third Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, in the 1st Ward.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available