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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/13/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1388 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Black Maternal Health Week was started by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance centering Black mothers to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift cultural paradigms for Black maternal health, rights, and justice; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1389 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to establish a joint Pittsburgh Recovery Task Force consisting of representatives of the Office of the Mayor, President of Council, President Pro-Tempore and Chairman, Committee on Finance and Law, City Council, to [oversee] make recommendations as to the distribution of funds allocated to the City of Pittsburgh pursuant to the American Recovery Plan Act of 2021, Public Law 117-2 (“ARPA”).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1379 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Memorandum or Memoranda of Understanding with the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium (“WPEC”), for aggregated purchasing of electricity, prorated cost-sharing amongst WPEC members as well as the establishment of a subaccount on behalf of the members of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium (WPEC) in order to procure electricity at lower costs and increase City’s use of renewable energy sources.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1380 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements and/or Commodity Master Agreement(s) with Direct Energy Business LLC (“Direct Energy”) for the supply of electricity to City buildings and facilities, as well as additional services including those in regards to the establishment of a subaccount on behalf of the members of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium (WPEC). Said services shall be performed in conjunction with guidance provided by City’s energy consultant, Enel X North America, Inc. (“Enel X”).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1381 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the administration of certain projects and programs, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $1,500,000.00. (Council Districts: All).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1382 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Amended Lease Agreement or Agreements with Wood Street Commons Commercial LLC to continue leasing office space in 304 Wood Street for the Pittsburgh Partnership for a sum not to exceed One Million Three Hundred Fifty-Nine Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Four Dollars and Eighty-Two Cents ($1,359,654.82) over five years, and for the payment of the costs thereof.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1382 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into an Amended Lease Agreement or Agreements with Wood Street Commons Commercial LLC to continue leasing office space in 304 Wood Street for the Pittsburgh Partnership for a sum not to exceed One Million Three Hundred Fifty-Nine Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Four Dollars and Eighty-Two Cents ($1,359,654.82) over five years, and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1383 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution 491 of 2019 providing for an Agreement, or Agreements, with the CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, to develop an interactive mapping tool utilizing local housing data regarding discrimination, displacement, eviction, and gentrification to help provide evidence for systemic and complex housing complaints, and to better coordinate outreach efforts with local advocacy agencies, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00 $30,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1384 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 May 11th, 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
2021-1385 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with Mistick Construction Company and certain related entities to allow the performance of site preparation work on designated City property in order to facilitate the construction of Cal-Bride Place, an affordable housing development.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1387 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($2,500.00) dollar donations to the Department of Emergency Medical Services in the form of 4,000 gowns, 2,880 N 95 masks, 6,000 surgical masks, and 400 face shields from Allegheny Health Network.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1374 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for April 7, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1331 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of MGT of America Consulting, LLC, P. O. Box 17780, Clearwater, Florida 33762-0780 in the amount of Thirty Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($32,500.00) relating to a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 15-023074. (Executive Session held 4-6-21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1375 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for April 7, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1376 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for April 7, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1369 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Pittsburgh Mailing in the amount of $7,175.00 for open enrollment printing services provided to the Department of Human Resources & Civil Service due to Print Shop closure during the pandemic.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1377 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for April 7, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1378 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for April 7, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1306 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Mark Anthony Thomas as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire January 4, 2026. Mr. Thomas will be serving in a seat that had been vacant.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1307 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Margaret McCormick Barron as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire January 5, 2025. Ms. McCormick Barron will be serving in a seat that had been held by Margaret Lanier who has retired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1308 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Alex Sciulli as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for a term to expire January 4, 2026. Mr. Sciulli will be serving in a seat that had been held by Paul Leger who has retired.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-1384 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 May 11th, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video