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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/17/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1489 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Deacon Gertie Mae Vance was born May 19, 1921 to the late Homer D. Rush and Minerva Rush in Parkdale, Arkansas. She married her school sweetheart Robert Vance and migrated north in 1943 with their young family, and eventually landed in Pittsburgh in 1953, where Robert worked at the railroad. They were married 57 years until his passing; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1512 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Teen Mental Health Awareness Day is designed to raise awareness that mental health is essential for teens; and that mental health issues deserve to be treated as health issues, with care and compassion; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1488 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto BBC PITTSBURGH LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, two (2) projecting signs, at 1022 Chestnut Street in the 23rd Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1490 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto LAMAR ADVERTISING COMPANY, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install three (3) exterior lights onto an existing building, at 503 Court Place in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1491 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto TERES DOMUS XIV LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a set of entry stairs to an existing building, at 57 S.16th Street in the 17th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1492 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto THE BUNCHER COMPANY, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a trench drain, at the intersection of Corliss Street and Chartiers Avenue in the 20th Ward, 2nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1493 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Letter of Amendment to the agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Construction phase of the South Side Signals project, providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Three Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($3,350,000.00); Federally reimbursable to 100 percent with a municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs of Zero Dollars ($0.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1493 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Letter of Amendment to the agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Construction phase of the South Side Signals project, providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Three Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($3,350,000.00); Federally reimbursable to 100 percent with a municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs of Zero Dollars ($0.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1494 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper officers of the City of Pittsburgh, pursuant to Section 4 of Resolution 680 of 1951, to cause the removal of a certain side-track as further described therein; and further providing such officers with authorization to effectuate and enforce all purposes provided in the Resolution.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1495 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto KELLY BENDER, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a new awning roof and railings on an existing porch with steps that encroach into the right-of-way, at 34 Kenney Way, in the 6th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1496 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the transfer by the City of Pittsburgh to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) certain temporary construction easement rights on certain property of the 4th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh in cooperation with a PennDOT construction project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1497 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 WENZELL AVENUE by $100,000 and increasing STEP REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT by $100,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1498 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 647 of 2020, effective December 23, 2020, as amended, 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 increasing SOUTH SIDE SIGNALS (TIP) by $250,000.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1498 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 647 of 2020, effective December 23, 2020, as amended, 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 increasing SOUTH SIDE SIGNALS (TIP) by $250,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1499 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the proposed Fifth and Halket Innovation Research Tower, 3396 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1500 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 2400 [2440] Smallman Street, 2nd [35th] Ward, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1501 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of William J. Miller, Jr. Esquire, 106 Rampart Lane, Ligonier, PA 15658, in an amount not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($25,200.00) for arbitration services rendered in connection with the City of Pittsburgh and FOP Act 111 Interest Arbitration. (Executive Session held 6/1/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1502 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Desiree Pinkston and her attorney, Michael J. Healey, Esquire, in the amount of Twenty-Eight Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($28,500.00) in full and final settlement of litigation filed at No. 2:20-cv-1435 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (Executive Session held 6/1/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1503 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MIDPOINT GROUP OF COMPANIES, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, subsurface tieback anchors, a guide rail, twelve (12) bollards, a cheek wall and a tree pit at 1450 Colwell Street, in the 3rd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1503 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MIDPOINT GROUP OF COMPANIES, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, subsurface tieback anchors, a guide rail, twelve (12) bollards, a cheek wall and a tree pit at 1450 Colwell Street, in the 3rd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1504 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 13 of 2021, 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 605 days to 730 days from the effective date of the resolution, August 1st of 2019.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1504 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 13 of 2021, 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 605 days to 730 days from the effective date of the resolution, August 1st of 2019.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1505 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into relevant agreements or execute required purchase orders for a Hyundai EDR Kit with GIT America at a cost not to exceed Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($7,715).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1506 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 367 of 2018, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into an Amended Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Public Safety Supply, Inc. for the provision of uniforms, duty equipment and related tailoring and embroidering services for the Department of Public Safety, by extending the term for one additional year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1507 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner to purchase a custom built fire hydrant cut-a-way for the Fire Training Academy and further providing an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FOURTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY NINE ($14,999.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1508 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to adopt an existing government contract and enter into any related agreements through the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) cooperative purchasing program for a three (3) year term with CherryRoad Technologies, permitting the provision of cloud solutions to support the JDE application at a sum not to exceed One Million and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,050,000).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1509 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 PRAYER AND DELIVERANCE COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES (PADCO) by $2,500.00 and increase JEWISH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES -FOOD PANTRY by $2,500.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1510 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 BHUTANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION by $8,000.00 and increase BROOKLINE CHRISTIAN FOOD PANTRY by $8,000.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1511 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB), dated May 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1481 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1397 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with David Wright, 27 Foster Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15205 for expert witness services related to pending civil rights litigation, filed at Case No. 2:18-cv-2019 in the US District Court, in an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($10,000.00). (Executive Session held 5/5/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1440 2 ResolutionResolution providing for the creation of the American Rescue Plan Trust Fund and setting conditions for the deposit into and expenditures from said trust fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1441 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 Mobility and Infrastructure to accept a donation from The Buncher Company in the amount of ONE HUNDRED FORTY THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY FIVE DOLLARS AND SIXTY SEVEN CENTS ($140,955.67) for a portion of the costs associated with installing a traffic signal at 15th Street and Smallman Street in the Strip District and further amending Resolution No. 647 of 2020, effective December 23, 2020, as amended, 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 increasing SMALLMAN ST. RECONSTRUCTION by $140,955.67.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1482 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1443 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 632 of 2017, authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an amended agreement or agreements with Purvis Systems for installation of a new fire station alerting system and related support services. Said agreement or agreements shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor and shall be at a total cost not to exceed TWO MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED TWENTY SEVEN DOLLARS and FIFTY-ONE CENTS ($2,763,827.51).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1444 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Community Violence Intervention to fund patrol officer participation and related activities in the City of Pittsburgh’s Youth Connections program in an amount not to exceed ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED SIXTEEN DOLLARS AND EIGHTY CENTS ($125,316.80).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1445 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Grant Agreement with Everytown Support Fund in the amount of TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($200,000) for expansion of the City’s gun violence prevention program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1483 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1426 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 908 of 2010, effective January 1, 2011, as amended, entitled “Adopting and approving the 2011 Capital Budget and the 2011 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2011 through 2016 Capital Improvement Program” by reducing SLOPE FAILURE REMEDIATION by $9,476.54, and increasing JAMES STREET STEPS by $9,476.54.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1427 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 WEST OHIO STREET BRIDGE by $2,582.84, and increasing JAMES STREET STEPS by $2,582.84.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1428 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program, to provide funding for the West Penn Playground Reconstruction Project. The grant proposal includes a request of $100,000.00 with a local match of $33,000.00 to be funded from the 2022 City of Pittsburgh Operating Budget in the form of in-kind work and $67,000.00 funded from the 2022 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget (JDE JOB NO. 4510020100). In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($200,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1429 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the issuance of a Warrant to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand dollars, ($25,000.00), in full and final payment for the street tree plantings in the City of Pittsburgh on behalf of the TreeVitalize Pittsburgh partnership.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1430 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto DEMETRIOS PATRINOS, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, (2) new projecting signs, at 1800 Smallman Street, in the 2nd Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1431 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto DICIO NICOLA, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new awning, at 2031 Penn Ave in the 2nd Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1432 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Urban Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel Company, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, two (2) new projecting signs, at 405 Wood Street in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1433 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto NEW ALLIANCE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new canopy at 3709 Butler Street, in the 6th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1434 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PNC BANK-SQUIRREL HILL, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a projecting sign, at 5810 Forbes Avenue in the 14th Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1435 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto CHRISTINA JERZYK, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an enclosed porch along the side of her house, at 5924 Elgin Street, in the 11th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1436 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Transportation Demand Management Project through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1437 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 221 of 2020, authorizing the Mayor and Director of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for a grant from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County's (RAAC) Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund in the amount of $443,659.00 to decrease the grant award to ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) dollars to provide funding for Shadyside Streetscape Improvements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1453 1 ResolutionResolution further amending resolution number 772 of 2016, as amended, entitled “adopting and approving the 2017 Capital Budget and the 2017 through 2022 Capital Improvement Program” to correct the accounts that twenty thousand dollars is being transferred from for the Beechview War Memorial Sidewalks deliverable.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1484 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1439 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Human Resources and Civil Service to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) for the purpose of providing customized applicant preparation training for Public Safety position applicants and services associated with Civil Service exam preparation and training; providing for the payment of the costs thereof not to exceed $55,125.00 over three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1485 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1449 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of City Planning to receive seven-thousand, seven-hundred and fifty ($7,750.00) dollars of grant funding per grant amendment between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, executed 5/19/2020, to aid in obtaining title reports for the South Side Park Master Plan, and further providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Title Wave in the amount of Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents $15,500 for title searches of Southside Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1486 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1446 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into a one (1) year agreement with ZenCity, with the option to renew for another year. ZenCity is a SaaS, which analyzes data from social media, city hotlines and other relevant sources, and provides local government stakeholders with detailed, real time insights about citizen’s sentiment during COVID-19. The Mayor’s Office requested this tool as part of it ongoing COVID-19 response. The cost will not exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) in the first year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1447 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 30 of 2020, a resolution amending an Agreement or Agreements with eDocs Technologies, LLC (“eDocs”) for licensing services and maintenance and support services, for a (3) year contract extension at an additional cost not exceed Ninety One Thousand Two Hundred Forty Two dollars and Fifty One cents ($91,242.51)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1487 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 12, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1438 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 6629-6633 Northumberland Street Project, located at 6629-6633 Northumberland Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video