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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/8/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-0975 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, 1 in every 5 Pittsburgh residents is food insecure, meaning they lack reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. Food insecurity is a major social determinant of health, and low income and people of color are especially vulnerable. For children, food insecurity poses long-lasting threats to physical and social health including increased likelihood of hospitalization, anemia, developmental impairments, behavioral problems, and difficulty in school; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0952 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh through the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an Agreement with Bakery Square 2 Office Holdings Parcel A, L.P., a Pennsylvania limited partnership, having an address at 712 Main Street, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77002for the purposes of granting a perpetual, exclusive easement solely for the purpose installing and maintaining Signal Equipment on the properties.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0953 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh through the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an Agreement with LORE PPA BKSQ3 Parcel B, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, having an address at 712 Main Street, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77002 for the purposes of granting a perpetual, exclusive easement solely for the purpose installing and maintaining Signal Equipment on the properties.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0954 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh through the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Finance and The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with CSX Transportation, and to execute those documents and deeds to effectuate that Agreement or Agreements, in a form or forms, approved by the City Solicitor, to take steps to improve and make safer the South Side Riverfront Trail including (1) exchange of property, approximately .29 acres, for the purpose of trail use and of enhancing safe trail use and in lieu of condemnation/eminent domain and (2) closing and vacating the South 9th Street road crossing over the CSX tracks.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0955 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Wickliff Street (formerly Wycliffe Street), a fifty (50) foot right of way, laid out in the H.M. Bissell's Plan of Lots, recorded in plan book volume 11, page 64, in the 10th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0956 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto ALPHA 4 LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a new projecting sign, at 125 S Beatty Street, in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0957 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto NORTHSIDE PROPERTIES RESIDENCES II LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to reconstruct a set of existing entry steps at 1810-1816 A Street, in the 25th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0958 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Second Amendment to the Pittsburgh Development Fund Cooperation Agreement dated January 24, 1995 between the City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (Council Districts: All)Not introduced  Action details Not available
2020-0959 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of liquor license, License No. R-5655, from Arman & Aarav, Inc., 228 Center Road, Monroeville, PA 15146 to the Applicant, Virk Yilmaz, LLC, for the premises located at 5440 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, known as “Pizza Palermo”, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 1/6/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0960 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 thirty-three days (33) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until January 12th, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Video Video
2020-0961 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 181 of 2020, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, to enter into mini-grant reimbursement agreements for the 2020 Love Your Block program, in order to add financial account information for projects completed in 2020 as well as projects that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at a total cost not to exceed Fifty One Thousand Five Hundred Eighty Two Dollars and Two Cents ($51,582.02)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0962 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements with MGT Consulting Group for the purpose of providing support services for the preparation of the annual indirect cost allocation reports in accordance with Federal Office of Management & Budget circular A-87. Total cost not to exceed Forty-Nine Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Dollars and Zero Cents. ($49,680.00) for 3 years and Thirty-Four Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($34,000.00) for the two additional option years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0963 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements Clark Hill to serve as Bond Counsel for the purpose of rendering any and all necessary opinions with respect to the Bonds and preparing such additional documents as may be necessary. Total costs shall not exceed One Hundred Twenty Seven Thousand Six Hundred Fifty Dollars and Zero Cents ($127,650.00) over a three year period (2021, 2022, 2023) with two one-year options to extend the contract for a total of Two Hundred Twelve Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars and Zero Cents ($212,750.00) and shall be paid using proceeds from the debt issuance.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0964 1 ResolutionResolution designating Banks and Lending Institutions to act as Depositories for the year 2021 in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Two, Fiscal, Article III, Depositories.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0965 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC, 525 William Penn Place, 28th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3152 for legal services in connection with an employment related matter for an amount not to exceed Sixteen Thousand Dollars ($16,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0966 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Public Safety, Office of Special Events, to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a professional services agreement or agreements with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (“P3R”) to provide management services for the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race (“Great Race”) for a term of three years, at a total cost in management fees not to exceed annually the greater of Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($60,000.00) or 40% of net revenues generated by the Great Race; and further authorizing for appropriation, pursuant to the aforementioned agreement or agreements, certain sponsorship revenues for payment of management fees and operational expenses of the Great Race.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0967 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with ReEngine Consulting for services relating to the conduct of a detailed analysis of the Bureau of Police and a redesign of business processes with the objective of more closely aligning processes with best practices of law enforcement and with new technology in the Bureau, for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Eighty-One Thousand Dollars ($181,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0968 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with OST, Inc. for short term emergency professional IT (Information Technology) staffing resources as needed to fulfill a number of critical IT and device related projects for a term of up to (1) one year at a cost not to exceed $200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0969 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an Amendment or Amendments to extend the existing Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny for the Enterprise Resource Planning, by increasing the total amount by Two Hundred thousand Dollars ($200,000) for a total not to exceed Eight Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($830,000.00) for continuing support of the JD Edwards ERP system.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0970 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with HR&A Advisors to assist the City to plan and develop a Housing Needs Assessment. The Housing Needs Assessment is both an update to the 2015 Housing Needs Assessment and a COVID19 impact analysis, which can and will identify and examine current and future housing needs essential as the City embarks on its first-ever citywide plan, ForgingPGH. Payment at a cost thereof not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($100,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0971 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 425 of 2019 specifying the consultant team selected to assist the City in developing plans and studies to support the development of an Oakland Neighborhood Plan and updating the Operating Budget year and account number.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0972 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with BJH Advisors, LLC to assist the City to develop a Comprehensive Market Demand and Economic Opportunity Analysis with the Department of City Planning. The Analysis will provide a review of national, regional, and local employment trends, opportunities and market factors; an employment forecast; an inventory of buildable employment land and resulting demand for employment land through 2040; and identification of land use strategies and workforce development needs to focus on equitable economic development, ensuring alignment with ForgingPGH, the City’s comprehensive planning effort and provide for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed One Hundred Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($105,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-0973 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mr. Pedro (Peter) Quintanilla as a Member of the Art Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2021. Mr. Quintanilla will be serving in a seat designated for an architect that was previously held by Mr. Robert Indovina, who has resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0974 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting an acting pay approvals on behalf of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure for Michael Maloch and Angie Martinez, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0947 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 2, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0921 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through C: A: 0 Faust, B: 0 Province, C: 926 Morrison.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0922 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 G: A: 855 Inwood, B: 1123 Morrison, C: 540 McClintock, D: 629 Chautauqua, E: 1620 Marquis, F: 2037 Brightridge, G: 0 Brightridge.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0927 2 OrdinanceAn Ordinance providing for special conditions for the operation and use of Paid Sick leave under the Paid Sick Days Act during and due to the crisis presented by COVID-19 through inclusion in the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances of Chapter 626A: Temporary Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave. (Executive Session held 12/7/20) (Post Agenda held 12/7/20)AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Video Video
2020-0927 2 OrdinanceAn Ordinance providing for special conditions for the operation and use of Paid Sick leave under the Paid Sick Days Act during and due to the crisis presented by COVID-19 through inclusion in the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances of Chapter 626A: Temporary Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave. (Executive Session held 12/7/20) (Post Agenda held 12/7/20)Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0948 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for December 2, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0923 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City’s Department of Public Safety to purchase an HP Plotter T2600PS printer at a cost not to exceed Twelve Thousand Three Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars ($12,394).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0924 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City’s Department of Public Safety to enter into relevant agreements to purchase document management software from Power DMS, Inc. on an as-needed basis at set negotiated prices to be determined over a term of three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0949 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for December 2, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0916 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto RCH PITTSBURGH LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install (2) new entrance canopies, at 3234 Liberty Avenue, in the 6th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0950 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for December 2, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0906 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with ERP-One Consulting Inc. for a term of 1 year plus 3 one year renewal options for the provision of services including professional services, consultation, and day to day managed services of the City of Pittsburgh JD Edwards Enterprise One 9.2 application currently managed by the Allegheny County Service Center at a sum not to exceed Five Hundred-Fifty Thousand Dollars ($550, 000) over 4 years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0951 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for December 2, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0917 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 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 50-E, Lot 21, Block 50-F, Lots 101 and 130, and Block 50-K, Lots 89 and 94, located at 424 N. Mathilda Street, 4938 and 5120 Rosetta Street, and 4921 and 5001 Broad Street, respectively (Council District No. 9).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0918 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and 2P110-Cares, Inc. or a related entity to be formed, for the sale of Lot 1 in the Project Cares Consolidation Plan, currently being a portion of Block 2-P, Lot 110, all of Block 2-P, Lot 120, and a to-be-vacated stretch of old First Avenue adjoining such parcels to the south, in the 1st Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0919 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 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 175-H, Lot 49 located at 7907 Susquehanna Street (Council District No. 9).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0920 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Chief Equity Officer to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Sister Cities Association of Pittsburgh, as a single-source provider, to manage the City of Pittsburgh’s relationships and programming with its Sister Cities and develop new partnerships with cities throughout the world at a cost not to exceed TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($25,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0960 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 thirty-three days (33) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until January 12th, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video