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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/20/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1718 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Dorothy M. Stanley, celebrated 100 years of life on Wednesday, July 14, 2021; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1719 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, since grade school, Marianne Muraska lived a life of service. She began tutoring her peers in mathematics and graduated from Holy Innocents High School where she was her class secretary; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1713 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to rename the ballpark at Fineview Park (Field) the Kenneth W. “Kenny” Minton Sr. Memorial Ballfield. (Public Hearing held 8/25/21)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1713 1 ResolutionResolution submitting the recommendation of the Commission on Naming Public Properties to rename the ballpark at Fineview Park (Field) the Kenneth W. “Kenny” Minton Sr. Memorial Ballfield. (Public Hearing held 8/25/21)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1714 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title One (“Administrative”), Article VII (“Procedures”), by amending Chapter 161 (“Contracts”) with respect to procurement procedures for small non-professional service agreements (i.e. $10,000 or less) utilized by the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Department of Public Safety, Office of Special Events for recreational and instructional purposes.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1714 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title One (“Administrative”), Article VII (“Procedures”), by amending Chapter 161 (“Contracts”) with respect to procurement procedures for small non-professional service agreements (i.e. $10,000 or less) utilized by the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Department of Public Safety, Office of Special Events for recreational and instructional purposes.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1715 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 Public Works, to accept a donation from First Tee of Pittsburgh in the amount of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) DOLLARS for site work at the new Clubhouse located in the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1715 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 Public Works, to accept a donation from First Tee of Pittsburgh in the amount of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000.00) DOLLARS for site work at the new Clubhouse located in the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1716 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Allegheny County to receive funding for hazardous material incident response in the amount of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1716 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with Allegheny County to receive funding for hazardous material incident response in the amount of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000).Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1717 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 $1,001.19 and increasing DEMOLITION OF CONDEMNED BUILDINGS by $1,001.19.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1717 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 $1,001.19 and increasing DEMOLITION OF CONDEMNED BUILDINGS by $1,001.19.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1721 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance providing for special conditions for the operation and use of Paid Sick Leave under the Paid Sick Days Act during and due to the crisis presented by COVID-19 through inclusion in the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances of Chapter 626B: Temporary COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1721 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance providing for special conditions for the operation and use of Paid Sick Leave under the Paid Sick Days Act during and due to the crisis presented by COVID-19 through inclusion in the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances of Chapter 626B: Temporary COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1720 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine: Zoning, Articles I-IX, Title Four, Article III, and Title Thirteen: Zoning, Chapter 1301, making various amendments to the Zoning Code related to stormwater management. (Public Hearing scheduled for 9/21/21)Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Not available
2021-1720 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine: Zoning, Articles I-IX, Title Four, Article III, and Title Thirteen: Zoning, Chapter 1301, making various amendments to the Zoning Code related to stormwater management. (Public Hearing scheduled for 9/21/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1709 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for July 14, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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)Passed FinallyPass 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].Held IndefinitelyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1710 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for July 14, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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);Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1711 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for July 14, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1712 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for July 14, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video