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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1659 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, born in the Hill District of Pittsburgh as Adalyn Pakler and raised as the seventh of 9 children of Max and Rebecca Pakler, Adalyn Baraff is a born, bred and devoted Pittsburgher who is celebrating her 100th Birthday on July 4, 2021. Of all of her seven siblings…Benny, Hyman, Lena, Dora, David, Ester, Silvia and Pete…Adalyn and Silvia are the last survivor members of the Pakler siblings; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1660 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Gary Namiotka has given over 38 years of service to the city of Pittsburgh, compiling time as a Laborer, Truck Driver, and Sweeper Operator; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1648 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 721 of 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and the Department of Public Works to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater for a portion of real property located on Liberty Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets” to include the proposed Lease for approval by a majority vote of City Council before final execution between the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Department of Public Works and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, as required by the original 2019 Resolution.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1649 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 271 of 2021 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 Not available
2021-1650 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the filing of applications by the Commonwealth of PA, Department of Human Services for grants in connection with the Joint Jobs Initiative Program Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) and providing for the authorization to enter into agreements with various agencies and to pay for expenditures for costs to support, implement and administer the program. Cost not to exceed $3,828,594Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1651 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 thirty-five (35) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until August 3rd, 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
2021-1652 1 ResolutionResolution appropriating federal American Rescue Plan funding for a four year period, from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024, as recommended by the Mayor and the Pittsburgh Recovery Task Force, at a total cost not to exceed the amount received from the United States Department of Treasury. (Public Hearing held 7/10/21 & 7/12/21)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1653 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution number 645 of 2020, entitled “Resolution making appropriations to pay the expenses of conducting the public business of the City of Pittsburgh and for meeting the debt charges thereof for the Fiscal Year, beginning January 1, 2021” so as to reopen the 2021 budget to account for American Rescue Plan funding. (Public Hearing held 7/10/21 & 7/12/21)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1654 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution number 646 of 2020, entitled “Resolution fixing the number of officers and employees of the City of Pittsburgh for the 2021 fiscal year, and the rate of compensation thereof, and setting maximum levels for designated positions” so as to reopen the 2021 budget to account for American Rescue Plan funding. (Public Hearing held 7/10/21 & 7/12/21)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1655 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 various line items by $57,349,840 $16,265,169 with funding from the American Rescue Plan. (Public Hearing held 7/10/21 & 7/12/21)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1656 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Maher Duessel for services related to the administration of the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, at a cost not to exceed Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2021-1656 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Maher Duessel for services related to the administration of the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, at a cost not to exceed Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1657 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Keystone Historic Preservation Planning Grants program to support updating the current historical context for the Manchester Historic District to properly reflect events which occurred that supported the Civil Rights Movement and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($17,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($17,500.00) dollars for this stated purpose for a total project cost of THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND ($35,000.00) dollars.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1661 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 41 of 2020, amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI-Conduct, Article I, Regulated Rights and Action, Chapter 626A-Temporary Covid-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave, amending the Temporary Covid-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance [to expire upon termination of the federal Proclamation 9994 of National Emergency Concerning the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic].Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1658 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jennifer Olzinger, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Finance for Brian Shannon, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1642 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1640 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 412 of 2020, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant Grant Agreements to receive funding from Allegheny County Health Department to develop a public health-informed diversion program and further providing for expenditures under the terms of said Agreements,” to increase the amount authorized by the Grant Agreement or Agreements and the amount authorized for expenditures.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1643 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1597 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Multimodal Transportation Program to provide funding for the construction of the Davis Avenue Pedestrian Bridge and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($500,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1598 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 Community and Economic Development’s Multimodal Transportation Program for sidewalk improvements to Irvine Street in the Hazelwood neighborhood and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($200,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1599 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Independent Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of Twenty Nine thousand Three Hundred and Ninety-Nine Dollars ($29,399.00) for restoration work on Magee Street.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1600 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MARY TOLOMEO, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to replace an existing entrance ramp with a new ADA compliant entrance ramp and landing, at 4055 Liberty Avenue in the 9th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1602 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto NORTHSIDE ASSOCIATES, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to reconstruct a set of existing entry steps for a group of townhouses at 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 22 Strauss Street, in the 25th Ward, and at 24, 26, 28, and 30 Strauss Street, in the 26th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1603 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MCKNIGHT BANK TOWER LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install two (2) new projecting signs onto an existing building at 307 4th Avenue in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1604 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto HRLP FOURTH AVENUE LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a new projecting sign onto an existing building, at 2 PPG Place in the 5th Ward, 1st Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1605 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Preservation Agreement with the CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1606 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 492, effective October 8, 2020, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Renaissance 3 Architects, for the professional architecture services for Robert E. Williams Community Building - Reconstruction and Design Documents, at a cost not to exceed THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED NINETY SIX DOLLARS AND EIGHT CENTS ($321,296.08), for professional services” by increasing the total allocation to $83,953.63Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1644 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1613 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, MARY PECK BOND PLACE in the Twelfth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in June 2021. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1614 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting the name change of a portion of UNIVERSITY DRIVE A and UNIVERSITY DRIVE B to a new street name, DAMMOND DRIVE and accepting the name change of a portion of UNIVERSITY DRIVE C and a portion of UNIVERSITY DRIVE A to a new street name, UTTERBACK DRIVE in the Fourth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street names were approved by CPAC in May 2021. The names listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1615 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, BELLTOWER LANE in the Ninth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in May 2021. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and AddressingPassed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1645 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1465 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Chapter 173 of the Pittsburgh City Code, the naming of a public fountain located at the northeastern corner of Allegheny Commons as “The Patricia Regan Rooney Memorial Fountain.” (Public Hearing held 6/16/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1646 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1587 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution 539 of 2016, as amended, entitled “authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and/or Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contracts or Agreement or Agreements with Granicus, Inc., for software upgrades, server hosting services and annual maintenance of Legistar agenda management and video streaming” in order to extend the contract an additional 12 months, for an additional cost of $58,033.36Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1609 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 392 of 2020, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to extend a Professional Service Agreement(s) with STR.Grants, LLC for software services relating to the eProperties Plus profiling system, by a term of one year at an additional cost not to exceed Thirty-Five Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Six Dollars and Thirty Cents ($35,226.30).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1610 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 475 of 2020 which provided for a professional services agreement or agreements with NCR Corporation, to provide city-wide credit, debit, and e-check payment services for the collection of various program and permitting fees for the City of Pittsburgh by exercising the option to extend the term of the Agreement for three years at no additional cost.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1611 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the Mayor and the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with RouteSmart Technologies, Inc., which provides trash and recycling routing optimization, for 1) a software update subscription to RouteSmart software, including a maintenance fee covering troubleshooting and technical assistance at an annual cost not to exceed $7,000.00, total not to exceed $28,000.00 for initial contract year, with three renewal option years, and 2) End User training on the best use of RouteSmart software, a seven day course to be delivered remotely; at a total cost not to exceed $10,500.00 for 2021 only.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1647 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 23, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1607 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Gladstone Residences at 327 Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1651 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 thirty-five (35) additional days thereby making the Declaration effective until August 3rd, 2021; in response to the ongoing public health emergency associated with the spread of coronavirus.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available