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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/14/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1693 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of three warrants with the total sum of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($150,000.00), which shall be allocated and paid as follows: One Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($100.00) made payable to Robert Kramer in final settlement related to litigation at SA-19-00286 and 1299 CD 2019; Fifty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($50,000.00) made payable to Robert Kramer c/o Law Offices of Joel Sansone in settlement related to litigation at 2:19-cv-00539; and Ninety Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($99,900.00) which is authorized to be transferred from the WC-VEBA account related to a Workers’ Compensation claim at DSP-7917791-1. (Executive Session held 7/13/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1661 2 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].Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1588 1 ResolutionResolution transferring a total of $380,000 within the 2021 Operating Budget from the Department of Public Works to the Department of Parks & Recreation, for the purpose of increasing pay for lifeguards and reopening as many pools as possible for the 2021 season.TABLEDPass Action details Video Video
2021-1652 2 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)AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Not available
2021-1652 2 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)Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1653 2 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)AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-1653 2 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)Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1654 2 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)AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-1654 2 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)Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1655 2 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)AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-1655 2 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)Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Held in CommitteePass Action details Not available
Item 63 1 InvoicesP-Cards   Action details Not available
2021-1685 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution number 316 of 2018, previously amended by Resolution number 229 of 2020, originally 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 preliminary design and final design, services during construction, and miscellaneous services for traffic signal installation of the South Side Signals Project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $390,213.38.” Which was amended by Resolution 229 of 2020 to authorize a new total project cost up to but not to exceed $536,000.00 to be further amended with this Resolution to account for an increase in the project cost for the services during construction phase up to but not to exceed $701,915.05.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Not available
2021-1686 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an agreement with the Larson Design for Contract Administration and Construction Inspection Service costs associated with the South Side Signals and providing for the payment of costs thereof, not to exceed Five Hundred and Fourteen Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy Two Dollar and Fifty Seventy cents ($514,472.57);Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Not available
2021-1708 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that Cerise Place be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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).Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Not available
2021-1586 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article XI: Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 477: Permits and Fees, Section 477.01: Park Permit Procedures, Section 477.02: Fees for Swimming Pools, Golf Course, Skating Rinks and Other Recreational Facilities, so as to give priority to City residents for park facility rentals.Held in CommitteePass 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).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video