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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/6/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1679 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Since the founding of the City of Pittsburgh, African Americans have played an integral part in the City’s economic growth and social development after 44 Black Men fought alongside General John Forbes to establish Fort Pitt in 1758; also by creating an abolitionist movement in the 1800s to end slavery; by creating a historic Jazz Movement in 1930s-60s; by creating a Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s-70s; and by hosting unifying cultural events like the annual Harambee Arts Festival and the 1972 Black Solidarity Fair held at the then-Civic Arena; and, WHEREAS, William Marshall (AKA B. Marshall) believes in educating our communities about the rich heritage of the African American people and he accomplishes that goal by holding numerous events throughout the year such as the Jubilee Parade and A Soulful Taste of the Burgh; and, WHEREAS, most recently, Mr. Marshall was instrumental in making Juneteenth, commemorating the emancipation of African-American slaves, a paid City of Pittsburgh holiday. Through organizing and promoting Juneteenth and other Black events annuallyAdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1666 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto CIPIACI 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 and landing, at Ahlers Way, in the rear of, 1004 Constance Street #200, in the 23rd Ward, 1st Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1667 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto FLATS ON FORWARD LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to construct four (4) bays that will contain 43 housing units, at 5824 Forward Avenue, in the 14th Ward, 5th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1668 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto JOE KONZIER, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new set of concrete entry steps, landing and a railing, at 4726 & 4728 Hatfield Street, in the 9th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1669 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Ryolite Way be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1670 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 375 of 2020, entitled “Resolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering phase of the Smithfield Street reconstruction project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Eight Hundred Thousand ($800,000.00) dollars; and the previously authorized municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Five Thousand ($5,000.00) dollars.” To increase the total not to exceed to Nine Million Eighty Thousand dollars ($9,080,000.00) for the addition of the Final Design, Utility Work, Right of Way and Construction Phases to the project; federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Eighteen Thousand ($47,000.00) dollars, an increase of Forty Two Thousand dollars ($42,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1671 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto Mikhail Khalil, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to re-construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an existing concrete ADA ramp and pad at Forbes Avenue entrance, a concrete plinth along the foundation of the existing building, and first level façade that extends into the right of way, at 3721 Forbes Avenue in the 4th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1672 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 307 of 2021, effective May 24, 2021, 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, a generator exhaust pipe and two (2) new projecting signs, at 405 Wood Street in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1673 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a contribution and cooperation agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) for certain utility relocation and other work elements in connection with the South Side Signals Project.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2021-1673 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into a contribution and cooperation agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) for certain utility relocation and other work elements in connection with the South Side Signals Project.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1674 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Joseph & Marcella Parham, 6 Milroy Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, in the amount of Thirty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Three Dollars and No Cents ($37,703.00) in settlement of a claim for damage to their residence at 6 Milroy Street from a city police vehicle on February 10, 2021.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1678 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 865 of 2014, entitled “Resolution amending Resolution 130 of 2011 to authorize the Mayor and the Director of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Amendment to Parking Agreements to amend existing designated Meter Revenue and Cooperation Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority for the purpose of dedicating revenue generated by increased parking meter rates to the City and to further document updates to the Parking Court Cooperation Agreement, the Mellon Square Garage Lease, and the Monongahela Wharf Lease” to authorize a Second Amendment to Parking Agreements to further amend the Cooperation Agreement and the Monongahela Wharf Lease between the City and the Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority and to amend certain other terms of the Amendment to Parking Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1675 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 410-2019 entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into a Contract or Agreement with GBWH Pittsburgh LLC, New Horizons to provide ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) V4 Foundation to support ongoing development of Innovation & Performance staff who support critical IT infrastructure for a sum not to exceed Forty One Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($41,600)” to authorize the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements or amendments thereto with GBWH Pittsburgh LLC, New Horizons to provide ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) V4 Foundation to support ongoing development of additional Innovation & Performance staff who support critical IT infrastructure at an additional amount not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($30,000.00) for a total not-to-exceed amount of Seventy-One Thousand Six Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($71,600.00).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1676 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections “PLI” to enter into a single source Agreement or Agreements with “Construction Junction”, for a one-year pilot program to perform deconstruction services in conjunction with demolitions of City-owned condemned structures.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1677 1 CommunicationCommunication from Michael Lamb, City Controller, submitting the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1662 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for June 30, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1562 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the continued designation of a Downtown Pittsburgh Business Improvement District for the area shown on Exhibit "A" at the behest of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, a coalition of property owners, business leaders, retailers, civic organizations, and residents. (Public Hearing held 6/29/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1634 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Michael A. Douglas, 1914 Curranhill Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, in the amount of Two Thousand Seven Hundred Seventeen Dollars and Eighty Eight Cents ($2,717.88) in settlement of a claim for damage a parked vehicle and other property damage from a city salt truck on January 21, 2020.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1663 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for June 30, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1635 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Police Traffic Services Grant Agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety, for the purpose of receiving funds in the amount of THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND FIFTY-SEVEN DOLLARS AND TEN CENTS ($380,057.10) that will be used for enforcement of drunk and impaired driving as well as related outreach activities.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1636 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Grant Agreement with the Pennsylvania Auto Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA), for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of TWO HUNDRED NINETY ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO DOLLARS ($291,142.00) that will be used to establish, coordinate and fund activities to prevent, combat and reduce auto theft.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1664 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for June 30, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1637 1 ResolutionResolution that the Mayor and the Director of City Planning, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into a Professional Services Agreement for a public art project coordinator with Casey Droege Cultural Productions LLC to administer, coordinate, and document the City’s 2021 Art in Parks program., at a cost not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1638 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 funded by the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, Housing Opportunities For Persons with AIDS, and HOME Investment Partnerships Program.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1665 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for June 30, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Not available
2021-1629 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Allegheny Center Alliance Church, 745 Union Place, Pittsburgh PA 15212.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1630 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 819 of 2019, effective December 16, 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, in cooperation with the Director of the Department of Public Works, to accept funds from an Allegheny Regional Assets District “RADical ImPAct Grant” in the amount of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) to fund public art projects in Emerald View Park, Frick Park, Highland Park, Riverview Park, and Schenley Park” to restate the recitals and further describe the use of funds.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1631 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to acquire all the City's Right, Title and Interest, if any, in and to the following Publicly-Owned properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 10-L, Lots 26 and 27, located at 2333 and 2331 Centre Avenue, respectively (Council District No. 6).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1632 1 ResolutionResolution approving an Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and TomTom24 Development, LLC, or a related entity for the sale of Block 10-P, Lots 113, 113-A, 113-B, and 113-C, located at and surrounding 2178 Centre Avenue in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-1633 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a Right of Entry Agreement with Urban Redevelopment Authority of the City of Pittsburgh and City Source Associates to allow the removal of a tree located on designated City property.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available