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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/6/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2021-1968 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Res. No. 93 effective March 6, 2012 entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the City Council Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 3; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof”, by transferring two thousand five hundred ($2,500) to the South Side Community Council. Total cost of all District 3 Neighborhood Needs projects is not to exceed $51,943.77.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1969 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget” by adding South Side Community Council $2,500 within District 3 Neighborhood Needs.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1830 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of D’Appolonia Engineering Division of Ground Technology, Inc., 701 Rodi Road, Floor 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, in the amount of Seven Thousand Thirty Nine Dollars and Sixty Eight Cents ($7,039.68) for expert services relating to a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 19-007012. (Executive Session held 10/4/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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 NoblestownAffirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1942 2 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.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-1942 2 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.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass 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.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
Item 71 1 InvoicesP-Cards   Action details Not available
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).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1963 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to execute a Declaration of Restrictions and Covenants over a certain City parcel known as Sheraden Park Ravine: 1) to provide notice and to ensure the operation and maintenance, and necessary access for operation and maintenance of the Post Construction Stormwater Management Best Management Practices on the Property, and 2) to prevent the use or development of the Property in any manner that may impair or conflict with the operation and maintenance of the Post Construction Stormwater Management Best Management Practices, as required by law.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1964 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a license agreement or agreements with the University of Pittsburgh, on behalf of the Steam Lines Management Committee and/or Owners of common steam distribution lines and equipment connected to the Bellefield Boiler Plant to in order permit the replacement of an existing steam line at the rear of plant and to perform supporting site work for the benefit of Schenley Park.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Not available
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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1867 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program, so as to clarify the administrative process for the program; provide for virtual permitting; add the permit fees to the City’s annual fee book; adopt regulations for the use of Visitor Permits and Non-Resident Permits; and create the hybrid RPP area program. (Public Hearing scheduled for 11/4/21)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2021-1867 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program, so as to clarify the administrative process for the program; provide for virtual permitting; add the permit fees to the City’s annual fee book; adopt regulations for the use of Visitor Permits and Non-Resident Permits; and create the hybrid RPP area program. (Public Hearing scheduled for 11/4/21)withdrawn (Cablecast Public Hearing)Pass Action details Not available
2021-1867 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program, so as to clarify the administrative process for the program; provide for virtual permitting; add the permit fees to the City’s annual fee book; adopt regulations for the use of Visitor Permits and Non-Resident Permits; and create the hybrid RPP area program. (Public Hearing scheduled for 11/4/21)Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass 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,Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video