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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/30/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1354 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, voter turnout rates in the United States must be improved to uphold the nation's democracy, and accessing and exercising the right to vote without obstruction is a constitutional right that is being violated by states across the nation through deliberate efforts to disenfranchise or otherwise impede electoral participation by countless Americans; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1355 1 Will of CouncilNOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED, Pittsburgh City Council denounces the attempts of state and federal legislators to prohibit transgender athletes from participating in sports on the youth and collegiate level and urges sports programs, both youth and collegiate, within the state to adopt and support transgender inclusive policies for their teams. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Will of Council shall be sent to the Allegheny County delegation of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, the chairs and minority chairs of the State House and Senate Education Committees, Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of Education Noe Ortega, Congressman Mike Doyle, Senator Pat Toomey, and Senator Bob Casey.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1356 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the late Mr. Patrick W. Quinn of Mount Washington, who passed away on March 20, 2021, believed in the importance of family and giving back to the community; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1357 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Tau Beta Eta Fraternity Inc. was founded by Keinesha Brown and established on April 1, 2020; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1358 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Film Office is a non-profit organization that promotes the City of Pittsburgh and the greater southwestern Pennsylvanian region as an excellent location for movie, television, and commercial production; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1344 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Pittsburgh Baseball Umpires Association in the amount of $6,000.00 for umpire services during the 2021 calendar year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1345 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into relevant agreements with Sonitrol of Pittsburgh for security through video monitoring and alarm systems, along with repairs at Parks and Recreation facilities at set negotiated prices to be determined over a term of three years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1346 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, with Peoples Natural Gas Company to provide a Permanent Easement for additional and/or relocated natural gas pipelines and necessary accessories at the South Side Park as part of a joint City- People’s Natural Gas project to improve the South Side Park in the South Side neighborhood.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1347 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 145 of 2019, which authorized the Mayor, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Quetica for professional services relating to fleet telematics and snow route optimization, by extending the term for two years at an increase of $384,376.00 for a new cost not to exceed $2,116,208.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1348 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement or Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh (“City”) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) to establish ownership and maintenance responsibilities for a Flood Early Warning System within the right-of-ways of Washington Boulevard, Allegheny River Boulevard, Butler Street, Highland Drive and 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” by increasing FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS by $170,899.79 to reflect reimbursement of previously expended City funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1349 1 ResolutionResolution approving an amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (the "Authority") to establish the size of the Board of the Authority at a number not less than five and not more than nine.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1359 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Title VII Business Licensing, Article X Rental of Residential Housing Chapter 782 Temporary Eviction Regulation For Disease Prevention and Control Due to COVID-19 to strengthen its policy directives through certain technical and substantive revisions.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2021-1359 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Title VII Business Licensing, Article X Rental of Residential Housing Chapter 782 Temporary Eviction Regulation For Disease Prevention and Control Due to COVID-19 to strengthen its policy directives through certain technical and substantive revisions.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1350 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Wheels, Inc. Attn: Michelle #20264, P.O. Box 5046, Des Plains, IL 600617-5046, in the amount of Thirty-Six Thousand Two Hundred Fifty-Six Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($36,256.95) in settlement of a claim for damage to a vehicle from a 3-vehicle accident on PA SR 22/30 involving a City of Pittsburgh Environmental Services vehicle.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1351 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 343 of 2020, which authorized the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Campbell Durrant, P.C., for professional legal services and expert advice regarding labor matters, by increasing the total spend by $50,000.00 for a new not to exceed amount of $390,000.00. (Executive Session Held 4/13/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1352 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management & Budget, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a no-cost professional service agreement or agreements to work with experts from the Harvard University Government Performance Lab (GPL) to create templates, contract language and key performance indicators for outcomes-based procurements.Waived under Rule 8  Action details Video Video
2021-1352 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management & Budget, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a no-cost professional service agreement or agreements to work with experts from the Harvard University Government Performance Lab (GPL) to create templates, contract language and key performance indicators for outcomes-based procurements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1353 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a no-cost professional service agreement or agreements to work with experts from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence (“GovEx”) to elevate data governance practice across the City.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1353 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a no-cost professional service agreement or agreements to work with experts from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence (“GovEx”) to elevate data governance practice across the City.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1342 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for March 24, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1332 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with First National Insurance Agency, LLC for insurance brokerage services for all necessary policy types. This shall be a no-cost agreement with a term of three years with two one-year options to extend.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1343 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for March 24, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1297 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant to conduct landslide mitigation on Mount Washington and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed NINE MILLION NINE HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY ($9,998,250.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of THREE MILLION THREE HUNDRED THIRTY TWO THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY ($3,332,750.00) dollars for this stated purpose for a total project cost of THIRTEEN MILLION THREE HUNDRED THIRTY ONE THOUSAND ($13,331,000.00) dollars.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1298 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC)’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund to construct a play space in Homewood Park. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1299 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC)’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund, to fund the planning of the replacement of the Jefferson Recreation Center. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1300 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works of the City of Pittsburgh, to apply for grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC)’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund to rehabilitate the Warrington Recreation Center. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ($250,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1301 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC)’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund for site work at the First Tee Club House located in Schenley Park and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) DOLLARS.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1302 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC)’s Gaming Economic Development Fund, for site work at the First Tee Club House located in Schenley Park and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED NINETY FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE ($194,125.00) DOLLARS.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1303 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 647, effective December 23, 2020, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2021 Capital Budget and the 2021 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2021 through 2026 Capital Improvement Program”, by reducing PARK RECONSTRUCTION by $36,000.00 and increasing PLAY AREA IMPROVEMENTS by $36,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1325 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto SOUTHSIDE WORKS CITY APARTMENTS 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 banner signs and (2) canopies at 2603 Sidney Street, in the 16th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1327 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a reimbursement agreement to receive grant funding from the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association for a lighting project on the 18th Street steps and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video