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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/21/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2020-1018 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Hillman Foundation to support the Imagination Library program for the City of Pittsburgh through the Dollywood Foundation providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIFTY THOUSAND ($50,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-1019 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City, enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Cultural Humility and Equity Collaborative, LLC (CHEC) for the purpose of creating a cross-cultural training for Public Safety officials (focusing primarily in Police) to better bridge divides between Public Safety officials and members of our Immigrant/refugee and International communities in an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00), subject to appropriation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2020-1020 1 PetitionCommunication from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to the proposed 2021 Budget at a time accessible to people who work during the day prior to its final vote. The Petition is invalid in accordance with the Home Rule Charter due to the time requirements.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-1012 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0866 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article I: Administration, Chapter 219: Operating Budget, Section 219.02: Five-Year Plan, in order to temporarily decrease the minimum fund balance requirements, in response to the fiscal pressures imposed upon the City by the Covid virus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0878 2 ResolutionResolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2021.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2020-0878 2 ResolutionResolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2021.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0879 1 ResolutionResolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2021 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0880 1 ResolutionResolution adopting and approving the 2021 Capital Budget and the 2021 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2021 through 2026 Capital Improvement Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0881 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the letting of contracts and for the use of existing contracts for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for City Departments, and the maintenance, repair, rental and/or leasing, rehabilitation, renovation, inspection or servicing of City buildings and facilities, and for any miscellaneous services in and for any City Departments, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof for the 2021 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0882 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in applicable cooperative purchasing agreements for goods, materials, equipment, supplies, services, professional services, or construction, as authorized by the Commonwealth Procurement Code and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law for the 2021 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0883 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2021 Fiscal YearPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0884 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 263: Real Property Tax and Exemption, Section 263.01: Levy and Rate on Lands and Buildings, by fixing the rate of taxation for 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0885 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article IX: Property Taxes, Chapter 263: Real Property Tax and Exemptions, Section 263.02: Payment Options, Discount and Delinquency Penalty, so as to set the payment, discount, and delinquent dates for the 2021 fiscal year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0886 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article VII: Business Related Taxes, Chapter 245: Earned Income Tax, Section 245.03: Declaration and Payment of Tax, at subsection (d) so as to fix the rate of interest on delinquent Earned Income Tax for the year 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0887 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article VII: Business Related Taxes, Chapter 246: Home Rule Tax, Section 246.03: Declaration and Payment of Tax, at subsection (d) so as to fix the rate of interest on delinquent Home Rule Tax for the year 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0888 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the fee schedule for 2021 pursuant to Chapter 170 of the City Code.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2020-0888 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the fee schedule for 2021 pursuant to Chapter 170 of the City Code.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1013 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0995 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Humane Animal Rescue, 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, in an amount not to exceed Thirty-Three Thousand, Four Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($33,400.00) for animal care and detention services provided for the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0996 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and Plaza at Grandview Owner’s Association at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Four Thousand Four Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($104,400).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1014 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0983 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution 335 of 2019, amended previously by Resolution 516 of 2020, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to supplement a Professional Services Agreement with a consultant, Eileen Papale, as a sole source to provide professional support services to staff of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure at a new cost not to exceed Thirty Six Thousand dollars ($36,000.00), an increase of Fifteen Thousand dollars ($15,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0984 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement with Zottola Construction for construction services associated with the Allegheny Circle Phase 2 construction project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Two Million Six Hundred and Thirty Eight Thousand ($2,638,000.00) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1015 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1016 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0993 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with LegalEdge Software for licensing and professional services relating to maintenance and support of the Department of Law's legal case management and administrative support software system at a cost not to exceed $207,200.00 (Two Hundred Seven Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and No Cents) over a term of 5 years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-0999 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to adopt an existing government contract and enter into any related agreement or agreements with Carahsoft Technology Corp. to provide Google Cloud subscription services for a four-year term at an amount not to exceed Four Million Forty-Two Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty-Four and 38/100 Dollars ($4,042,824.38).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1000 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 729 of 2019, which authorized the City to extend a Contract or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Community Television for public access television services, by extending the term of the agreement until March 31, 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1001 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Maalka to provide a Building Benchmarking Management platform software solution for a sum not to exceed $20,000 for one year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2020-1017 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for December 16, 2020 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0986 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City, enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Allegheny CleanWays and Operation Better Block for professional services in connection with the 2020 Pick Up PGH litter and dumping clean-up initiative and providing for payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video