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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/25/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1533 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, National surveys and research studies report that one in four women and girls struggle to secure enough period supplies to meet their needs each month due to a lack of income,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1535 1 ProclamationWHEREAS The Beechview Area Concerned Citizens was formed in 1987; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1534 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn have exacerbated already high levels of poverty in the region due to extractive industry practices of absentee corporations, while systemic racism and mass incarceration create ongoing barriers to employment, opportunity and personal safety, and the consequences of changing climate are creating severe storms and flooding in the region; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1518 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railroad, and various other stakeholders concerning certain historic mitigation measures to be taken by Norfolk Southern Railroad in the course of its replacement of the Merchant Street Bridge within the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1519 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for proposed land development located at 4554-4564 Penn Avenue at the parcels numbered 49-M-121, 49-M-122, 49-M-123, 49-M-124, 49-M-125, 49-M-126, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1520 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of CamoCustomz in the amount of Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($11,500.00) for restoration of a mural at Quarry Field.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1520 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of CamoCustomz in the amount of Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($11,500.00) for restoration of a mural at Quarry Field.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1521 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into relevant agreements or execute required purchase orders for two Throwbot 2 robots with Recon Robotics at a cost not to exceed Twenty-Six Thousand Six-Hundred and Eight Dollars ($26,608).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1526 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 315 of 2020, authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections and Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements to purchase Accela Civic Platform and Accela Citizen Access subscription and cloud hosting services so as to extend the contract an additional year until June 30, 2022, and increase the not-to-exceed cost from $1,289,919.29 to $1,310,475.13.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1527 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 238 of 2020, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an agreement with Cohen Law Group and CTC Technology & Energy for the renegotiation of the City’s Cable Franchise Agreements with Comcast and Verizon, and certain additional telecommunications consulting services; and further providing final payment to SmartWorks Partners for work provided under an agreement authorized by Resolutions 741 and 748 of 2018” to increase the total not-to-exceed amount for additional telecom and small cell facility support to a total of five hundred thirty-one thousand two hundred thirteen dollars and seventy cents ($531,213.70) and to add an authorized signer.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1528 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 687 of 2019, which authorized the Mayor and Director of Innovation & performance, on behalf of City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement (s) and/or Amendments with Planet Technologies for essential support and maintenance services for the continued operation of CITY’S SAAS email and data file collaboration, including Evolve 365 online training and telephone support related to any Microsoft 365 Software features increasing the authorized contract amount by Twenty-Seven Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($27,000)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1529 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development’s Act 152 Blight Removal Program to fund the demolition of six blighted structures throughout the City. 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. Supplemental funds in the amount of EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY ($87,750.00) dollars will come from the 2021 Capital Budget for a total project cost of THREE HUNDRED THIRTY SEVEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY ($337,750.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1530 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from P, Parks, to NDI, Neighborhood Industrial, a portion of one parcel in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 20th Ward. (Public Hearing held 7/20/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1531 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Director of Finance, acting as the Chief Administrative Officer of the employee’s municipal pension plan, to perform an actuarial analysis in accordance with Act 205, 53 Pa.C.S. 895:305(a)(b) and Ordinance Pension Act of 1975, Section 8. Pension Allowance, Paragraph 4 (i), to determine the cost of eliminating the “Social Security Off-Set” for all active non-union employee members of the Municipal Pension Fund hired after June 30, 2004.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1531 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing and directing the Director of Finance, acting as the Chief Administrative Officer of the employee’s municipal pension plan, to perform an actuarial analysis in accordance with Act 205, 53 Pa.C.S. 895:305(a)(b) and Ordinance Pension Act of 1975, Section 8. Pension Allowance, Paragraph 4 (i), to determine the cost of eliminating the “Social Security Off-Set” for all active non-union employee members of the Municipal Pension Fund hired after June 30, 2004.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1522 1 CommunicationCommunication from John H. Patterson, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Community Television Corporation, submitting PCTV’s 2020 Annual Report.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1523 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY DOLLARS AND SEVENTY TWO CENTS ($730.72) donation to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police in the form of Snickers bars from Joe Mancino to be distributed to officers in honor of Police Memorial Week.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1524 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a NINE HUNDRED ($900) dollar donation to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police in the form of CellsRX workout drink from Maurkice Pouncey to be distributed to officers in honor of Police Memorial Week.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1525 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a SIX HUNDRED NINETY FIVE DOLLARS AND TWENTY FOUR CENTS ($695.24) donation to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police in the form of crackers, granola, bottled water, fruit snacks, and mints from Sam’s Club to be distributed to officers in honor of Police Memorial Week.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1532 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting the City of Pittsburgh Capital Projects Accounting Close and Report dated May 25, 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1513 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for May 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1476 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement with Swank Motion Pictures, Inc., as a sole source, for rental and display rights of certain movie entertainment for events to be held by the Office of Special Events.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1514 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1367 1 OrdinanceOrdinance EXTINGUISHING an easement in 20-foot strip of real property adjacent to the easterly side of Twenty-First Street, 60-feet in width, between Smallman Street and Railroad in the Second Ward of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1468 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Coke Way, laid out in the New Homestead Plan of Lots, recorded in plan book vol. 18, page 1, in the 31st Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1469 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for local costs associated with the State Route 4000, project and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Forty-Two Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-Nine Dollars. ($42,289.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1470 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that the streets; Benton Ave, Altamont Way, Whitewood Drive, Cedarbrook Drive, Kentmoor Drive, Coleridge Place, Coleridge Street, and Schenly Manor Drive, be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1471 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program to provide funding for the Three Rivers Heritage Trail Repaving Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $112,988.70 with a local match of $112,988.70 to come out of the 2021 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget (JDE job number 6090000121). In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED SEVENTY SEVEN DOLLARS AND FORTY CENTS ($225,977.40) for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1472 1 ResolutionResolution further 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 $3,807,030.36 for final payment of work performed by Gulisek Construction (#52831).Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1515 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for May 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1466 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Department of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an amended agreement or agreements with Allegheny County, Department of Human Services, for the City’s operation of its Senior Community Centers and in order add $20,827.04 of supplemental compensation to City for direct contact service employees providing direct consumer contact services via the Senior Program’s grab and go meal program. Said amended agreement(s) shall be for a term of one year at no cost to the City and with compensation to the City in the amount of EIGHT HUNDRED FOUR THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN DOLLARS and FOUR CENTS ($804,277.04).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1467 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Department of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Keys Service Corps with regard to the 2021 AmeriCorps Summer Program. Said agreement or agreement involves the matching of funds and shall be a cost to the City not to exceed TWELVE THOUSAND DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($12,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1516 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for May 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1477 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into relevant agreements with Information Age Technologies, Inc, for the CoPilot Annual Subscription Fee for the Healthy Active Living Senior Centers’ Software Subscription used to collect data and reporting of services to Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging as mandated by our contract with Allegheny County at set negotiated prices to be determined over a term of three years.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1478 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 147 of 2020 authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with CORE Business Technologies for software, equipment and services related to the installation of payment processing and cashiering system for the Department of Finance to fund the contract for the remainder of 2021 at a cost not to exceed Fifty Five Thousand Eight Hundred Thirty Dollars and Fifteen Cents ($55,830.15) and to include additional integration at a cost not to exceed Six Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($6,000.00) and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed Four Hundred Fifty Two Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Two Dollars and Thirty Two Cents ($452,382.32) for years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020 and 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1517 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1473 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for East Liberty Centre, 6135 and 6145 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video