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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/16/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1193 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Amended Lease Agreement or Agreements for the use of the West End Senior Center located at 80 Wabash St. and for the provision of center services to seniors in an amount not to exceed Forty-Five Thousand, Six Hundred Seventy-Three Dollars, and Sixty-Four Cents ($45,673.64), chargeable to and payable from the Seniors Community Program Trust Fund in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The City is in the process of purchasing 80 Wabash St. from the property owner, Smith & Bowen, and will continue to pay rent as authorized hereunder until transaction is completed.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1194 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto University of Pittsburgh, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install (3) new entrance canopies, at 5051 Centre Avenue, in the 8th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1195 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SQUARE VIEW APARTMENTS LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a projecting sign, at 3429 Butler Street, in the 6th Ward, 6th 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1196 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 25 of 2021, effective January 29, 2021, entitled “Resolution 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.” to add specific information in regards to payment and PWSA’s lines.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2021-1196 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 25 of 2021, effective January 29, 2021, entitled “Resolution 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.” to add specific information in regards to payment and PWSA’s lines.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1197 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto CAROL GOERK, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new reinforced concrete ADA-compliant walking surface at 3315 Liberty Ave in the 6th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1198 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the BaumHaus Phase II project which will involve the development of a 198 multi-unit apartment complex with associated indoor amenities as well as a leasing office. The site address is 5536 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, in the 8th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1199 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the North Shore Parking Garage (Lot 10), Parcel 8-K-35, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1200 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an agreement with Goodwill of Southwestern PA for administrative services related to the 2021 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program at a cost not to exceed $200,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1201 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the County of Allegheny and Partner4Work for the shared operation and administration of the 2021 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program in an amount not to exceed One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.00), and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1202 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 twenty-nine (29) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until March 16th, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Waived under the Rules of CouncilPass Action details Not available
2021-1203 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 Parks and Recreation to accept a donation from Allegheny County of the installation Wi-Fi hotspots at the McKinley and Phillips Recreation Center and 24 months of internet service valued at FORTY THREE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED THREE DOLLARS AND TWENTY FOUR CENTS ($43,703.24) to offer free Wi-Fi to the surrounding community.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1204 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a License Agreement or Agreements with SMG and Sports & Exhibition Authority of Allegheny County at a cost not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750) for the purpose of hosting a Department of Public Safety Promotion Ceremony at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on March 4, 2021.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1205 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that the concrete portion of Mt. Royal Road be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1206 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Boulevard Drive be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1207 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 262 of 2018, authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to accept a forty-six thousand ($46,000.00) dollar grant award from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to support the development of a Hill District Parks Master Plan (formerly Kennard Park Master Planning Project), and to combine this funding with the previously-budgeted sixty-thousand dollar ($60,000.00) City match, to enter into contract to hire consultants Groundswell Design Group, Inc. to develop aforementioned master plan with a total contract value not to exceed one-hundred and six thousand ($106,000.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1208 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 840 of 2019, effective December 23, 2019, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2020 Capital Budget and the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2020 through 2025 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to identify specific projects in City Council District 7 and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1158 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Sloane Davidson as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023. This appointee will serve in a seat vacated by Keluani Cook who resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1159 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Marcelle Newman as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023. This appointee will serve in a seat vacated by Michael Strelic whose term has expired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1160 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Jessie Ramey as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1161 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Janet Manuel as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1162 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Sarah Schultz as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1163 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Sarah Hansen as a Member of Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1209 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Roy Blankenship as a Member of the Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire March 31, 2023. This appointee will serve in a seat designated for a community member from Pittsburgh’s southern neighborhoods that was previously held by Jamil Bey whose term has expired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1210 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Judy Hale as a Member of the Gender Equity Commission for a term to expire December 31, 2023. This appointee will serve in a seat designated for a representative of Pittsburgh for CEDAW that was previously held by Lee Fogarty whose term has expired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1211 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Maryann Herman as a Member of the Ethics Hearing Board for a term to expire June 30, 2024. This appointee will now shift to serve in a seat designated for a representative of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education that was previously held by Sean Coleman who has resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1212 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Orlando Portela Valentin as a Member of the Ethics Hearing Board for a term to expire June 30, 2024. This appointee will serve in a seat designated for a representative of local university law schools, which was previously held by Maryann Herman who will now shift to serve in another seat on the Ethics Hearing Board.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1213 1 CommunicationCommunication from Michael Lamb, City Controller, submitting a Fiscal Audit of the Schenley Park Rink Trust Fund (SPRTF), dated February 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1214 1 CommunicationCommunication from Anupama Jain, Executive Director of the Gender Equity Commission, submitting the 2020 Report of the Gender Equity Commission.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1188 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 10, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1119 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution #588 authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with McGrail & Associates, 1714 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA for professional consulting services in connection with billboard tax litigation by increasing by One Hundred Three Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($103,200.00) the total cost from Ninety Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($90,000.00) to an amount not to exceed One Hundred Ninety Three Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($193,200.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1120 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 Steelers Charities of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1179 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 80 of 2020 to add specific payee information and adjust the code account information to allow payment in 2021 relating to the purchase of certain property located and 402 Timberland Avenue and 406 Timberland Avenue.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1189 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for February 10, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1121 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into a Project Agreement or Agreements with FUSE Corps to host three Executive Fellows for twelve months at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1180 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Fire, to execute Fire Hydrant Applications for the placement of hydrants by Penn American Water in the city of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1190 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 10, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1109 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an existing set of historical stone steps, at 915 Ridge Avenue, in the 22nd Ward, 1st Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1110 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 447 of 2020, entitled “Resolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering phase of the Penn Avenue Reconstruction Phase II project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Eight Hundred Twenty Five Thousand ($825,000.00) dollars; federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) dollars.” To increase the total not to exceed to One Million Nine Hundred Seventy Five Thousand dollars ($1,975,000.00); federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Eighteen Thousand ($18,000.00) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1111 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Automated Red Light Enforcement Funding Program to make signal and intersection upgrades at the intersection of Beaver Avenue and Chateau Street and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED SIXTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED THIRTY SIX ($116,636.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of TWENTY NINE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY NINE ($29,159.00) dollars for this stated purpose for a total project cost of ONE HUNDRED FORTY FIVE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED NINETY FIVE ($145,795.00) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1112 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for the design and construction of the Davis Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. The grant proposal includes an ask of $1,803,533.82 with a local match of $572,942.68 to come out of the City of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Capital Budget (JDE job number 6031010120) and $200,000.00 in the form of a grant from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY SIX DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS ($2,576,476.50) for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1113 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for the reconstruction of the Frazier Street Steps and Romeo Street Steps. The grant proposal includes an ask of $666,666.00 with a local match of $200,000.00 to come out of the City of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Capital Budget (JDE job number 6000360120). In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed EIGHT HUNDRED SIXTY SIX THOUSAND SIX HUNDERED SIXTY SIX ($866,666.00) dollars and for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1114 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) to provide funding for sidewalk construction, curb reconstruction, street and pedestrian lighting and small retaining walls on Irvine Street between Greenfield Avenue and Berwick Street/Lewis Playground. The grant proposal includes an ask of $840,000.00 with a local match of $356,452.00 to come out of the City of Pittsburgh’s 2019 Capital Budget (JDE job number 6075050219). In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED NINETY SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY TWO ($1,196,452.00) dollars for this stated purpose. In the event of an award, funds will be transferred to Ramp and Public Sidewalk (JDE job number 6075010819).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1115 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by decreasing two Alton Field Concession Stand projects by a combined $30,000.00, and adding 25 Carrick Ave Project-Dairy District Pavilion property acquisition in the same amount.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1116 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 719 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 4; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by transferring $30,000.00 from Alton Field Concession Stand to 25 Carrick Ave-Dairy District Pavilion property acquisition.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1191 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for February 10, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1117 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title I: Administrative; Article XI: Human Resources; Chapter 183: Holidays; Section 183.01 Holidays Designated to designate Juneteenth as a holiday for City of Pittsburgh employees.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1192 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 10, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1122 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 768 of 2009, effective December 31, 2009, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2010 Capital Budget and the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2010 through 2014 Capital Improvement Program, by adjusting various line items in conformance with City Council's 2010 Capital Budget amendments,” by reducing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION by $176.74, increasing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION/BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $176.74, and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1123 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2012, effective January 1, 2013, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2013 Capital Budget and the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2013 through 2018 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to reduce FALK SCHOOL, UNITED WAY PROGRAM by $2,000.00, increase BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA by $2,000.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1124 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 796 of 2013, effective December 19, 2013, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2014 Capital Budget and the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2014 through 2019 Capital Improvement Program,” by reducing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION by $7,365.46, increasing BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION/BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $7,365.46, and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1125 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective December 18, 2015, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to reduce SAINT CLAIR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, increase BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1126 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 772 of 2016, effective January 1, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; approving the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to reduce SAINT CLAIR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00 and CONSERVATION CONSULTANTS INC by $2,500.00 and increase BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00 and CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH by $2,500.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1127 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to reduce SAINT CLAIR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, reduce ST. ROSALIA FOOD BANK by $3,000.00, increase BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, increase JEWISH ASSOCIATION ON AGING by $1,500.00, increase PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY KITCHEN by $1,500.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1128 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,” so as to reduce SAINT CLAIR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING by $5,000.00, and PUBLIC SAFETY-ZONE 6 by $2,500.00, and increase BRASHEAR ASSOCIATION by $4,000.00, and BROOKLINE CHRISTIAN FOOD PANTRY by $7,500.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1202 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 twenty-nine (29) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until March 16th, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available