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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/5/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1981 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Starting in 2017, the Parking Enhancement District has provided South Side business owners, patrons and residents with an avenue to sequester parking funds and reprogram those dollars back into the neighborhood for enhanced public safety, cleanliness and infrastructure, at absolutely no cost to the neighbors that live here; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1982 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, born in Pittsburgh and raised in Wilkinsburg, East Pittsburgh, Braddock, Turtle Creek, Wilmerding, North Huntington and Irwin, Ricco J.L. Martello attended Westmoreland Vocational Tech and currently lives in the City of Pittsburgh. The youngest of 4 boys, Ricco was a photographer and a deejay known as Swavay when he saw a need for positive community media coverage while on a mission to raise the money to replace stolen deejay equipment; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1983 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week, and in 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed it a national observance; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1984 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Olivia “Liv” Bennett, member of the Allegheny County Council and beloved community activist, has been awarded the Getting it Done Award from Run for Something in recognition of her outstanding service to the people of Allegheny County; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1985 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the date of October 11th was designated in 1988 as “National Coming Out Day” to commemorate the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1980 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237: Stop the Violence Fund, to clarify uses and restrictions of the fund.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1961 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 205, effective May 6, 2020, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works, to apply for a grant from the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission to rehabilitate the windows of the Oliver Bath House, The grant proposal includes a request of $100,000.00 with a locale match of $100,000.00 to be provided in the 2021 Capital Budget” to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to accept the grant award and to spend the funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1962 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Keystone Communities Grant program, to provide funding for the purchase of play equipment in Phillips Park. The grant proposal includes a request of THIRTY THOUSAND ($30,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Read and referred  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.Waived under Rule 8Pass 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.Read and referred  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.Waived under Rule 8Pass 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1965 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto KEVIN V & KATRIN HEHER, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense replace a set of existing steps and retaining wall presently constructed in the right-of-way with new steps, a raised planter, and a retaining wall in same location, at 5035 Castleman Street, in the 7th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1966 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto WAG4 LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, (14) Type 1 Architectural Wall Scones, (5) Type 2 Architectural Wall Scones, (3) Architectural Fabric Awnings, and (2) Bollards, at 2400 E Carson Street, in the 16th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1967 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for The Julian, A Hudson Property, project which will involve the development of a 10-story 148 multi-unit apartment building with an underground parking garage. The site address is 419 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15123, in the 5th Ward.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
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.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
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.Read and referred  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.Waived under Rule 8Pass 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1970 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Charmaine Caracter, 127 Kennedy Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, in the amount of Four Thousand Four Hundred Sixty Two Dollars and Eighty Six Cents ($4,462.86) in settlement of a claim for damage to a parked vehicle from a city Public Works vehicle backing into it on December 17, 2020.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1971 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance, to enter, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, into an Agreement of Sale with Smith & Bowen, and all documents necessary, to purchase 80 Wabash St. for a total amount not to exceed $374,000, which includes the purchase price of $344,000 plus acquisition costs, for the purpose of continued operation of the City’s West End Healthy Active Living Center (Senior Center).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1972 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with agencies to provide emergency shelter services, street outreach services, rental assistance and housing relocation and stabilization services, and/or data collection activities, as associated with 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds at a cost not to exceed $1,214,418.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1973 1 ResolutionResolution requesting authorization for the Mayor and the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (“PLI”) to enter into an Amended Agreement or Agreements with Avenu Insights and Analytics to digitize microfiche and aperture cards holding historic permitting data and add them to the Department’s digital library. The Agreement is chargeable and payable from the following account in an amount not to exceed Two Hundred Sixty Thousand and Six Hundred Dollars ($260,600).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1974 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, effective January 1, 2019, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2019 Capital Budget and the 2019 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2019 through 2024 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to reduce THE LIGHT OF KIMBERLY by $5,000.00, and increase FAMILY SERVICES UNITED AND THE LIGHT OF KIMBERLY by $5,000.00, and authorize a subsequent Agreement.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1975 1 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,” so as to identify specific projects in City Council Districts 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8, and authorizes a subsequent Agreement or Agreements on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1986 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 192: Pensions, Municipal Pension Plan No. 2, Section 192.23: Contributions by Members, and Section 192.26: Pension Allowance, in order to remove the Social Security Offset for non-union members and to fund the removal of the offset. (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1987 1 ResolutionResolution declaring that the City of Pittsburgh and its municipal pension plan is Minimally Distressed, per the provisions of State Act 205 of 1984 (as amended).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-1976 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting the names of three Mayoral appointees for the School District Reapportionment Committee. Janise Shealey Ben Forstate Betsy MagleyRead, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1977 1 Appointment-InformingResolution submitting Donna Smith 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.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1978 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department Innovation and Performance for Katherine Grober and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure for Kimberly Lucas, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1979 1 CommunicationCommunication from William Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, submitting the City’s 2022 Operating Budget and Five-Year Plan and 2022 Capital Budget and Six-Year Plan, dated September 30, 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1954 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1914 1 ResolutionResolution declaring housing as a human right.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1955 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1956 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Human Resources for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1957 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1720 2 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 held 9/21/21)Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1958 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1959 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1960 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for September 29, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video