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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/19/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1059 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, and/or the Director of the Department of Public Safety and Director of the Office and Management and Budget to enter into agreements in individual amounts of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or less with performers, instructors, artists, referees, and persons with specialized skills in connection with the Departments’ recreational and instructional programs and special events services.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1060 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with The Josh Gibson Foundation at no cost for use of the Ammon Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1061 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with the Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh at no cost for use of the Ammon Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1062 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with Ozanam, Inc. at no cost for use of the Ammon Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1063 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with the Hazelwood Youth Mentorship and Athletics Association at no cost for use of the Burgwin Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1064 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements, Lease(s) and/or License Agreement(s) for the use of certain property for senior facilities for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Fifteen Thousand, Two Hundred Dollars ($15,200.00), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1065 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with The Calabria Club at no cost for use of the Mount Washington HAL Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1066 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with Voices Against Violence at no cost for use of the McKinley Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1066 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with Voices Against Violence at no cost for use of the McKinley Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1067 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with The Mount Washington Community Center at no cost for use of the Ream Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1068 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with The Pittsburgh Contingency, Inc. at no cost for use of the Ream Community Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1087 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One -- Administrative, Article III - Organization, Chapter 116: Department of Public Safety, to add a new subsection, § 116.17 - “Prohibition on the Execution of ‘No-Knock’ Warrants”, by requiring all City police officers, when executing any warrant, to physically knock and announce the presence of police before entering a premises.” (Executive Session held 2/1/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1069 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SEAN WINNIE, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense an existing set of wood steps and a retaining wall, at 705 Hazelwood Avenue in the 15th Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1070 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto BLOOMFIELD-GARFIELD CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, Pa 15224, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a set of new concrete stairs and landing, and a new vertical platform lift, at 113 North Pacific Avenue, in the 10th Ward, in the 9th Council District of City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1071 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PITTSBURGH STUDENT HOUSING LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a projecting sign, at 1030 5th Avenue, in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1072 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto STEPHENS RICHARD JR, 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 2025 E. Carson Street, in the 17th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1073 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto KALAL HOLDINGS, LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install (2) new projecting signs, at 2026 E. Carson Street, in the 17th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1074 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 849 of 2017, entitled “Resolution providing for the letting, for and during the calendar years 2018, 2019, and 2020, of Contracts and for the use of existing Contracts for professional services including planning, architectural, engineering, and real estate services as well as construction administration, management and inspection services related to the assessment, design, construction and maintenance of the City’s capital assets, including infrastructure, buildings and land as needed by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh. Funding for these services are to come from the Capital Budget and the projects supported by the professional services” to allow for continuation of services for ongoing projects previously assigned under the existing on-call Contracts through December 31st, 2021.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1075 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 97 of 2018, entitled “Resolution providing for a Contract or Contracts, or the use of existing Contracts, an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, providing for the design, repairs, maintenance, improvements, emergencies and/or the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies in connection with the McFarren Street (Second Avenue) Bridge project; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $3,750,000.00” to increase the total not to exceed to $3,789,680.36 for payment of work performed by Gulisek Construction (#52831).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1076 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of First Avenue (formerly Greenough Street), a thirty (30) foot right of way, in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1076 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of First Avenue (formerly Greenough Street), a thirty (30) foot right of way, in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1077 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh to receive grant funding from the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority’s Green Revitalization of Our Waterways Program for Wightman Park Green Stormwater Infrastructure - Phase II, and further providing for expenditures not to exceed THREE HUNDRED FIFTY TWO THOUSAND FORTY SEVEN DOLLARS AND NINETY TWO CENTS ($352,047.92) for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1078 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 466, effective September 21, 2020, “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).” by increasing the total allocation by $54,855.00 from $1,630,014 to $1,684,869.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1079 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 Carin Mincemoyer, for the creation and installation of public art at South Side Park, at a cost not to exceed Twenty-Four Thousand Dollars ($24,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1080 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) and the Borough of Wilkinsburg (“Borough”) for the collection of a portion of the Borough's municipal waste by the City for a term of five (5) years, commencing January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2025.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1081 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 279 of 2020, effective June 26, 2020, entitled, “Resolution 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” by including an additional Economic Development & Housing [Bry Mard Apartments (East Hills) - HVAC Systems (Corrected)] line item for an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 and an increase to the Tenant Assistance (Housing Stabilization Program) line item by an amount not to eRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1082 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 55 of 2018, which authorized the Mayor to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding to plan and implement the creation of Financial Empowerment Centers Fund within the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Professional Service Agreement or Agreements with Neighborhood Allies for the continued operation of Financial Empower Centers for the City and further authorizing agreements or contracts and expenditures not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1083 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, 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 SMALLMAN STREET RECONSTRUCTION by $705,000, increasing STEP REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT by $400,000, and increasing COMPLETE STREETS by $305,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1084 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with LexisNexis for subscription to an online legal research tool at a cost not to exceed $68,400.00 (Sixty Eight Thousand Four Hundred Dollars and No Cents) over a term of 3 years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1085 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine: Zoning Code, Article VI: Development Standards, Chapter 914: Parking, Loading, and Access by adding a new section 914.09.J: Parking Access for Single-Unit Attached Residential Uses to require rear or side access to off-street parking spaces for single-family attached dwellings. (Public Hearing held 4/21/2021)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1086 1 CommunicationCommunication from David Hutchinson, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Public Works for Chris Hornstein, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1055 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for January 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1031 2 ResolutionResolution to authorize and direct the incurring of Non-Electoral Debt through the issuance of a series of General Obligation Bonds of the City of Pittsburgh, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of Sixty-Four Million Six Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($64,655,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1032 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 507 of 2019, vacating a portion of Colwell Street and portions of Our Way in the 3rd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, by extending the expiration date of the payment from the property owners to the Treasury of the City of Pittsburgh from 150 days to 605 days from the effective date of the resolution, August 1st of 2019.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1056 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for January 13, 2021 with a NEGATIVE Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.DEFEATEDPass Action details Video Video
2021-1057 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for January 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1049 1 ResolutionResolution to grant the legally allowable single six (6) month extension to Inclusionary Housing Interim Planning Overlay District as per the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article III, Overlay Zoning Districts, Chapter 907, Development Overlay Districts, Section 907.02.C: Time Limit has been filed by the Department of City Planning: Time Limit. The expiry date of the district referenced in Section 907.02.K, known as IPOD-6, Lawrenceville (effective 25 July 2019), originally set by code for 25 January 2021, and shall be extended by six months to 25 July 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1058 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for January 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0779 2 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of liquor license, License No. R-12796, from Affolder Enterprises, Inc., c/o Susan Affolder, 8026 Edwood Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 to the Applicant, Cabaret LLC, for the premises located at 7928 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, known as “Cabaret, LLC”, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 10/27/20)AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2020-0779 2 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of liquor license, License No. R-12796, from Affolder Enterprises, Inc., c/o Susan Affolder, 8026 Edwood Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 to the Applicant, Cabaret LLC, for the premises located at 7928 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, known as “Cabaret, LLC”, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 10/27/20)Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1034 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (“PWSA”) to coordinate various storm water and trail improvements in the Four Mile Run Watershed.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video