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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/21/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1915 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Reverend Archie D. Perrin Jr. was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma to the late Archie Perrin Sr. and Iola Perrin. The family relocated to Pittsburgh, PA, where he attended the Pittsburgh Public Schools and graduated from South Hills High School Hills High School. He graduated from Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, N.C. with a BA of Science Degree in Mathematics. He later attended Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. Where he received his Masters Degree in Education and School Administration; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1916 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, this year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Opening of the Elizabethan Herb and Shakespeare Garden; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1885 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Chapter 173 of the Pittsburgh City Code, the renaming of Roberto Clemente Drive in the Fourth Ward to Roberto and Vera Clemente Drive. (Public Hearing held 11/3/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1886 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education or another vendor chosen through the City bid process for the purpose of providing meals in connection with the 2021-2022 Food Service Program in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The total cost shall not exceed Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1912 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine: - Zoning Code, Article VII. - Review and Enforcement, Chapter 922: - Development Review Procedures, to augment the approval process for certain site plans required under the Zoning Code. (Sent for a Report and Recommendation to the Planning Commission) (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1913 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 922 Development Review Procedures, Sections 922.10.E.2, 922.11.B.3 and 922.11.C.2 with a new subsection, “Affordable Housing Impact Statements.” (Report and Recommendation received 12/9/21) (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing) (Public Hearing scheduled for 2/8/22)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1914 1 ResolutionResolution declaring housing as a human right.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1888 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MT CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH OF PGH, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, (2) HVAC units, at 2000 Brighton Road, in the 25th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1889 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement for design services with Gannett Flemming, Inc. for the Mount Washington Landslide Mitigation project; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1890 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto REGSRJR PROPERTIES LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a concrete ramp with handrails, at 4920 Harrison Street, in the 9th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1891 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article I, Chapter 417 to expand the definition of sidewalk and curb maintenance, to add language relative to violations, and to update language relative to work by the city.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1892 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Storefront Suites Project, 2164-2166 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1893 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 5226 and 5228 Dresden Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1900 1 ResolutionResolution providing the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies to provide job development and employment services, wages and fringe benefits for supervisor, staff, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, vocational skills training and on-the-job training, outreach, recruitment costs and administrative expenditures necessary to implement the 2021 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program; and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2021 Pittsburgh Partnership Employment Program, and for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1894 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 345 of 2020, which authorized the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Fox Rothschild LLP, 2000 Market St., 20th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 for professional consulting and legal services in relation to False Claims Act litigation by increasing the total spend by Fifteen Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($15,000.00) for a new not to exceed amount of Two Hundred Ninety Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($295,000.00). (Executive Session held 10-4-21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1895 1 ResolutionResolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, which authorized the sale of property in various wards of the City of Pittsburgh, due to an incompletion of sale. Items A through D C: A: 6824 5th, B: 502 Winterburn, C: 1936 NoblestownRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1896 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through E: A: 235 N Aiken, B: 208 Shetland, C: 1113 Fulton, D: 912 Constance, E: 0 Perrysville.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1897 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of CI Technologies, Inc., in the amount of $17,000.00, for a one-year renewal of the license for IAPro professional standards software and related technology for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1898 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Swank Motion Pictures, Inc., 10795 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63127-1012, in an amount not to exceed SEVENTEEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($17,175.00), for rental and display rights of certain movie entertainment for events held by the Office of Special Events.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1899 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the authorization to make all legitimate expenditures for payments and agreements or agreements with various agencies for job development and employment services necessary to implement the 2021 Neighborhood Employment Program, and providing the periodic transfer of funds to be used in the 2021 Neighborhood Employment Program for payment of cost thereof, cost not to exceed $150,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1901 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Coro Center for Civic Leadership in the amount of eight-thousand, seven hundred and fifty dollars and zero cents ($8,750) for fellowship services provided to the city for placement fees and public sector fellows.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1902 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) to reallocate transferred funds to support Allegheny County Department of Economic Development’s match for HUD Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Grant expenditures.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1903 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 Mobility & Infrastructure to accept a donation from the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in the amount of TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($12,500.00) DOLLARS for traffic calming on Darlington Road and 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 COMPLETE STREETS by $12,500.00.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1903 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 Mobility & Infrastructure to accept a donation from the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in the amount of TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($12,500.00) DOLLARS for traffic calming on Darlington Road and 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 COMPLETE STREETS by $12,500.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1904 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 750 of 2019 authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, the Director of City Planning and the Chief of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Amended Professional Service Agreement or Agreements with buildingeye, Inc. ("buildingeye") to purchase software and related support services that will create an interactive map for internal and public visual display of planning, permit, license, and violation data” in order to add an additional year of services and $71,540 of compensation.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1905 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 336 of 2021 authorizing the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into relevant agreements with Information Age Technologies, Inc, for software subscription services to be used at the City’s Healthy Active Living Senior Centers in connection with data collection and reporting of services to Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging, as required by separate agreement with the County, at an overall price not to exceed $55,770.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1887 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to enter into a partnership agreement with the City of Dortmund Germany to facilitate and promote cooperation on sustainable urban development. Both cities will participate in creating a cooperation plan, reports, and documentation of the lessons learned from the other city/cities over the course of the program.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1906 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article II, Base Zoning Districts; Article V, Use Regulations, Chapter 911, Primary Uses, Section 911.02, Use Table; and Section 911.04, Use Standards; Article VI Development Standards, Chapter 915, Chapter 915.04, Environmental Performance Standard, and Chapter 919, Signs; and Chapter 922 Development Review Procedures, 922.15, to create a new Urban Center Mixed Use Zoning Districts and related zoning regulations. (Report and Recommendation received 4/5/2022) (Public Hearing held 5/25/22)Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-1907 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 455 of 2020, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to apply for a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Blight Remediation Program to study City owned vacant lots in the neighborhood of Homewood” to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to accept the grant award and to spend funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1908 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Chauntey Porter as a member of the LGBTQIA+ Commission for a term to expire September 30, 2024. Chauntey will serve in an additional seat pursuant to Chapter 179G of the Pittsburgh City Code.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1909 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting the appointments by City Council Members to the School Board Reapportionment Committee. Becky Boll Steve Mazza Walter LewisApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1910 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting the appointments by City Council Members to the City Council Reapportionment Committee. District 1- Schuyler Sheaffer District 2- Johnathan Alexander District 3- Bob Charland District 4- Blake Plavchak District 5- Matt Singer District 6- Dan Woods District 7- James Murray District 8- Emilie Yonan District 9- Shawn CarterApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1911 1 CommunicationCommunication from Beth Pittinger, Executive Director of the Citizen Police Review Board, submitting the 2022 Citizen Police Review Board expansion proposal, adopted by the Board on August 10, 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1879 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1829 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Charles & Deirdre Edmond, 2333 Hazelton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, in the amount of Four Thousand One Hundred Thirty Four Dollars and Twenty One Cents ($4,134.21) in settlement of a claim for damage to a parked vehicle from felled tree branches from tree(s) on city parcel (46-G-120) on August 17, 2019.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1831 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Frost, Todd, Brown, LLC for legal assistance relating to real estate, public finance and municipal law. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) over a three year period.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1832 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 261 of 2018 which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement or agreements with Korn Ferry Hay Group, Inc. to provide actuarial services for the City of Pittsburgh to include the required quadrennial experience study at an additional cost not to exceed Forty Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1880 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1833 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a professional services agreement or agreements with Leidos Security Detection & Automation, Inc. for equipment maintenance services to the City’s x-ray security systems at an overall cost not to exceed Fifty-Two Thousand Dollars ($52,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1835 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Operation Better Block for the purpose of implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program at an overall cost not to exceed Two Hundred Thirty-Three Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-Three Dollars ($233,333). Said agreements shall continue the scope of services as provided in a prior agreement that was funded by a grant from the Hillman Family Foundations as authorized by Resolution No. 269 of 2020.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1836 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant agreements with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to receive grant funding from the US Department of Justice’s Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Grant Program to mitigate costs incurred in summer and fall 2020 by the City’s law enforcement response while under a disaster emergency declaration.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1881 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1824 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement with Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) and West Penn Allegheny Health System, Inc. (WPAHS) granting right of entry for foot traffic of staff and students onto licensed premises to PPS during designated times and dates.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1825 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for Electronic Access for Pennsylvania Crash Information Tool at no cost to the city.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1826 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five, TRAFFIC, Article I: Administration by establishing traffic regulations for electric low-speed scooters consistent with PA Act 24 of 2021 and Article XVI-Q passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly on June 25, 2021.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1827 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Department of Mobility & Infrastructure to enter into a no cost agreement with SKINNY LABS INC. dba SPIN to advance an electric low-speed scooter pilot in conjunction with a mobility demonstration project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1828 1 ResolutionResolution further amending No. 466, effective September 21, 2020, as amended by Resolution No. 50, effective February 4, 2021, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, for the professional landscape architectural services for Homewood Park Infrastructure Upgrades, between the City of Pittsburgh and Studio Zewde. One Million Eight Hundred Fifty Three Thousand Three Hundred Fifty Five Dollars and Ninety Cents ($1,853,355.90),” by increasing the total allocation by $168,486.90.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1876 1 ResolutionResolution approving the recommendation made by the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure that the brick portion of Kambach Street be paved with asphalt in accordance with Section 417.06 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1882 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1335 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from RM-H, Multi-Unit Residential High Density, to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial sixteen parcels in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 12th Ward; and changing from R1D-H, Single Unit Detached Residential High Density to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial thirteen parcels in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 12th Ward. (Public Hearing held 5/26/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1336 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from RM-M, Multi-Unit Residential, Moderate Density, R1D-L, Single-Unit Detached Residential, Low Density, and R1D-VL, Single-Unit Detached Residential, Very Low Density, R2-M, Two-Unit Residential Moderate Density and RP, Residential Planned Unit Development, to EMI, Educational Medical Institution, 27 parcels in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 7th and 14th Wards. (Public Hearing held 9/9/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1337 2 ResolutionResolution approving a new Institutional Master Plan under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article II, Chapter 905, Section 905.03.D and Article VII, Chapter 922, Section 922.12.G for Chatham University “Institutional Master Plan” dated March 2021 on property to be zoned EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District, 7th and 14th Wards, Council District No.8. (Public Hearing held 9/9/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1837 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 797 of 2017, effective December 28, 2017, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2018 Capital Budget and the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2018 through 2023 Capital Improvement Program”, so as to reduce CAMERON WELCH YOUTH BASEBALL by $12,030.00 and increase NORTHSIDE YOUTH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION by $12,030.00 and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1883 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1586 2 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1884 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for September 15, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1866 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 321 of 2021, a resolution amending an Agreement or Agreements with eDocs Technologies, LLC (“eDocs”) for licensing services and maintenance and support services to correct the total not-to-exceed amount for the three year extension.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video