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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/28/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1944 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, The non-profit Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank, established in 2012 by Reverend Phillip and Cathy Battle and based in Pittsburgh’s East End, at present is the only local organization that has addressed this need as its sole purpose and is the only diaper bank in the state west of Harrisburg; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1945 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of ALICE RICHARDSON with their Transformational Leadership Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1946 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of CHRIS MOORE with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1947 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of DIARA JACKSON with their Community “SHERO” Leadership Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1948 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of ESTHER BUSH with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1949 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of GEORGE SPENCER, SR. with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1950 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of MAURITA BRYANT with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1951 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of ROD DOSS with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,AdoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-1952 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the late Dr. J. Kaye Cupples was known as a kind, gentle, and brilliant man who had a passion for students with disabilities, and who worked tirelessly to help colleagues, students, youth, or children that crossed his path; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1953 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, many child care programs have operated their business with razor-thin margins, which are now significant losses due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1942 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and updating the City Code at a number of locations to repeal Boards, Commissions, Committees, Councils, Special Meetings, and Task Forces that functionally no longer exist, and to remove references to Boards, Commissions, Councils, Special Meetings, and Task Forces that have previously been repealed.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1920 1 ResolutionResolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 567 of 2019, originally entitled “Resolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 40 of 2019, 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 design and replacement of the Charles Anderson Bridge; and providing for a Reimbursement Agreement or Agreements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed $965,794.03.’ To add further budget authority for a Letter of Amendment to the original Reimbursement Agreement, not to exceed a total of $967,044.03.” This resolution increases the authorized not to exceed amount to $1,175,324.66 and names Michael Baker as the professional services provider for this work.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1921 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a further amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Charles Anderson Bridge project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Three Million Six Hundred and Ninety Thousand Dollars ($3,690,000.00) an increase of Two Million Five Hundred and Five Thousand Dollars ($2,505,000.00), to increase the project’s budget for Preliminary Engineering and to add budgets for Final Design and Right of Way phases. The previous amendment to agreement 51544 was authorized by resolution 567 of 2019.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1922 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto LUXURY PROPERTY GROUP EAST LIBERTY LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a canopy, at 6012 Centre Avenue, in the 7th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1923 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $3,000,000.00 with a local match of $473,618.00 to be contributed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THREE MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY THREE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED EIGHTEEN ($3,473,618.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1924 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program to provide funding for Second Avenue Streetscape project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $2,105,118.00 with no local match required. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION ONE HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN ($2,105,118.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1925 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program for the Centre Avenue Streetscape Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $2,987,125.37 with no local match required. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS AND THIRTY SEVEN CENTS ($2,987,125.37) for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1926 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto KATSELAS TASSO G LIVING TRUST, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, a new steel awning, (2) tree pits along Centre Ave, and (4) tree pits along Morewood Ave at 4951 Centre Avenue, in the 8th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1927 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto HTA-FEDERAL NORTH MOB LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, (3) new canopy covered awnings, on an existing building, at 1219 Federal Street, in the 1st Ward, 22nd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1928 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 259, effective April 25, 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program, to provide funding for renovation of the South Side Park “to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to accept the grant award and spend the funds.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-1928 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 259, effective April 25, 2019, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program, to provide funding for renovation of the South Side Park “to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to accept the grant award and spend the funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1929 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 635 Smithfield Street Renovations project which will involve the development of a 47 multi-unit apartment complex with the first floor devoted to restaurant and office space. The site address is 635 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, in the 6th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1930 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the proposed Recreation & Wellness Center and Hillside Housing Project, located at on the University of Pittsburgh’s Campus along O’Hara Street and University Drive A.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1931 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of George W. Pow, 4856 Diller Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15207, in the amount of Three Thousand Four Hundred Three Dollars and Seventy Six Cents ($3,403.76) in settlement of a claim for damage to a parked vehicle from a city Environmental Services vehicle backing into it on December 17, 2020.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1941 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article I: Administration, in order to make technical corrections in Chapters 218 and 219, related to past events that no longer exist.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1932 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 534 of 2021 authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an amended grant agreement or agreements with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2018 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the amended Grant Agreement(s) and for the execution of agreement(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said grant. Said amended agreement(s) shall not exceed ONE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED NINETEEN DOLLARS ($117,219).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1937 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Startup Participation Agreements with selected entities as part of the seventh cohort of PGH Lab and further authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into Program Participation Agreements with local municipal entities to allow such entities to test products and services as part through PGH Lab.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1933 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to provide administration and operating expenses, housing and housing related supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, at a total cost not to exceed $1,202,295.00,Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1934 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 COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS by $15,000.00, increase NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by $15,000.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1935 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 816 of 2015, effective December 18, 2015, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2016 Capital Budget and the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program; and approving the 2016 through 2021 Capital Improvement Program” so as to reduce COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS by $7,609.82, increase NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by $7,609.82, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1936 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, LAUR COURT in the Sixth 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 February 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1938 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting the names Billy Hileman, Kiki Brown, GL Johnson, Raymond Robinson, Karen McLellan (current member) and Mary Jo Guercio (current member) for consideration by the Mayor to fill the City Council Seat #1 Vacancy, the Mayoral seat #5 vacancy and the pending term expirations for City Council Seats #2 and #4 on the Citizen Police Review Board.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1939 1 PetitionPetition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to "File #2021-1906, an Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 908, “Public Realm Districts”, by true addition of a new Section, Section 908.03.D.5 “Oakland Subdistrict E / OPR-E: Oakland Crossings”." The Petition is valid in accordance with the Home Rule Charter. (Public Hearing held 10/05/21)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2021-1940 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the fee sections of the City Code at multiple locations to reflect current practices, and to bring those sections into compliance with Chapter 170: Fees.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1943 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 192: Pensions, by adding Subsection 192.02 (3), so as to add language to allow for elimination of the social security offset for municipal employees.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1917 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 22, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1847 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Clerk to enter into an agreement or agreements, contract or contracts, with an attorney, attorneys or law firm(s) approved by Council for various legal services as they arise on behalf of Pittsburgh City Council, in an amount not to exceed thirty thousand dollarsPassed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1918 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for September 22, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1834 2 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution number 608 of 2019 authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with The Center that CARES for the purpose of continued implementation of the Pittsburgh Group Violence Intervention Street Outreach Program at an overall cost not to exceed Nine Million Ten Thousand Four Hundred Seventeen Dollars ($9,010,417).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1877 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Six (“conduct”), Article III (“Dogs, Cats and Other Animals”), Chapter 633 (“Dogs and Cats”), by adding a new Section 633.25, prohibiting the declawing of cats.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
2021-1877 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title Six (“conduct”), Article III (“Dogs, Cats and Other Animals”), Chapter 633 (“Dogs and Cats”), by adding a new Section 633.25, prohibiting the declawing of cats.Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1919 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for September 22, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1368 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for proposed land development located at the corner of Herron Avenue and Ruthven Street, including those parcels identified on the attached Exhibit B, located in Pittsburgh, PA 15219.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1848 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Garden Theater Block Project, 23-L-76 and 23-L-83, in the 22nd Ward, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1849 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 346 Joncaire Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1850 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh for the performance of certain work in connection with the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant Program, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof, not to exceed $7,442,500.00 (Council Districts: All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1851 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh designating URA as the City’s agent for administration of the 2021-2022 HOME Investments Partnership Program. (Council Districts: All)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1853 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 Publicly-Owned Property in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 174-N, Lot 91 (Council District No. 9 - Nadir Way - southwest corner of Nadir Way and Formosa Way).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1854 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Jacques Moye for the sale of Block 9-M, Lot 176, in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6 - Cliff Street - side yard sale).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1855 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Chris Stamler for the sale of Block 50-M, Lot 61, in the 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 9 - Kincaid Street - side yard sale).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1856 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 124-N, Lots 247 and 252 (Council District No. 9 - Meadow Street - southwest side of Meadow Street between Ashley Street and Paulson Avenue).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1857 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 Publicly-Owned Property in the 15th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 56-P, Lot 72-A (Council District No. 5 - Lytle Street - east side of Lytle Street south of West Elizabeth Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1858 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 124-N, Lots 253, 254, and 255 (Council District No. 9 - Meadow Street - southeast side of Meadow Street north of Paulson Avenue).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1859 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 27-B, Lots 392 and 393 (Council District No. 5 - 826 and 828 Shawnee Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1860 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 15-R, Lots 230 and 281 (Council District No. 3 - 844 Gearing Avenue and 814 Delmont Avenue).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1861 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Rose Street Ventures, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 10-P, Lots 186, 187, 188, 189, and 190, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6 - 2117-2119, 2121, 2123, 2125, and 2127 Rose Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1862 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 Publicly-Owned Property in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Lot 125-B, Lot 46 (Council District No. 9 - Lincoln Avenue - north side of Lincoln Avenue east of Winslow Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1863 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the 4th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 11-K, Lots 78 and 78-2 (Council District No. 6 - 2 Seneca Street and 3 Seneca Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1864 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 Publicly-Owned Properties in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 125-C, Lots 162, 163, 164, 165, and 166 (Council District No.9 - 979, 981, 983, 985, and 987 Washington Boulevard).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video