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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/19/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-2062 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Domestic Violence Awareness Month has been recognized nationwide as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations in order to raise awareness of domestic violence issues and be a voice to its victims; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2063 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Alexander Moore Fisher began his scouting journey as a Wolf Cub of Pack 601 in second grade; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2064 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, The Pennsylvania legislature and Governor created AMERICA250PA in 2018 to plan, encourage, develop and coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States and Pennsylvania’s integral role in that event and the role of its people on the nation’s past, present and future;AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2045 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City, to enter into a Lease Agreement or Agreements with Steamfitters Local Union 449 to allow the City to lease certain real property for use as Pittsburgh Bureau of Police facilities for a term of sixty-four (64) months at a total cost not to exceed Three Million One Hundred Forty-Nine Thousand Fifty-Four Dollars and Sixty-Four Cents ($3,149,054.64), excluding utilities.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2045 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Public Works and the Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the City, to enter into a Lease Agreement or Agreements with Steamfitters Local Union 449 to allow the City to lease certain real property for use as Pittsburgh Bureau of Police facilities for a term of sixty-four (64) months at a total cost not to exceed Three Million One Hundred Forty-Nine Thousand Fifty-Four Dollars and Sixty-Four Cents ($3,149,054.64), excluding utilities.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2046 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the Shade Tree Commission using funds of the Shade Tree Trust Fund (Resolution 490 of 2020), controlled by the Department of Public Works (DPW), to enter into a Cooperation Agreement for Tree-Related Activities and Services with Tree Pittsburgh not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty Seven Dollars and sixty nine cents ($25,737.69) to enable reimbursement/payment to TREE PITTSBURGH for work in calendar year 2020.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2047 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light - Go Grant for the Fiber Network Expansion Project further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED SIXTY SIX THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY SIX ($266,736.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of SIXTY SIX THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY FOUR ($66,684.00) dollars for a total project cost of THREE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY ($333,420.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2048 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light - Go Grant for the East End Signal Retiming Project further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed ONE HUNDRED THIRTY TWO THOUSAND ($132,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of THIRTY THREE THOUSAND ($33,000.00) dollars for a total project cost of ONE HUNDRED SIXTY FIVE THOUSAND ($165,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2049 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 22 of 2020, entitled “authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to execute relevant agreements with the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County to receive grant funding to support Homewood Complete Streets Planning project” to increase the amount of grant funding received.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2051 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the proposed SouthSide Works Apartment Building project, located at 2613 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2052 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 800 of 2017 (effective December 28, 2017), which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) with UPMC Benefits Management Services, Inc. d/b/a WorkPartners for services relating to the administration of the City's workers' compensation program, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, by increasing the cost by a sum not to exceed Three Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Two Dollars ($3,350,662.00) for an additional three years of serviceRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2053 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to 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 Carnegie Mellon University in the amount of TWO-HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($250,000) for the design and construction of playground improvements at Four Mile Run Playground in Greenfield and Lewis Playground in Hazelwood.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2054 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Wheels, Inc. Attn: Adrianna #12048, P.O. Box 5046, Des Plains, IL 600617-5046, in the amount of Six Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Six Dollars and Eighty Cents ($6,526.80) in settlement of a claim for damage to a vehicle from City of Pittsburgh Public Works vehicle.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2055 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Charles Rhys Griffin, 3916 Coleman Street, Apt. 3, Pittsburgh, PA 15207, in the amount of Seven Thousand Sixty Seven Dollars and No Cents ($7,067.00) in settlement of a claim for damage to a parked vehicle from a city Public Works vehicle on December 17, 2020.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2058 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with Maher Duessel for services related to the administration of the City’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP1) funding, at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2058 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with Maher Duessel for services related to the administration of the City’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP1) funding, at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2059 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code so as extend the life of the Parking Tax asset, and make related changes to effectuate that extension.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2059 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City Code so as extend the life of the Parking Tax asset, and make related changes to effectuate that extension.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2056 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Port Authority of Allegheny County, 345 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, in an amount not to exceed TWENTY-FOUR THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED TWO DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS ($24,702.50), for transportation services provided for the 2019 City of Pittsburgh Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race on September 29, 2019, and 2021 City of Pittsburgh Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race on September 26, 2021.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2057 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction grant program to support a municipal composting program feasibility study and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed NINETY THOUSAND ($90,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires an in-kind match from the City of Pittsburgh in the amount of TWENTY EIGHT THOUSAND ($28,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2060 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article X: Rental of Residential Housing, Chapter 781: Residential Housing Rental Permit Program to change the fee for rental permit registration so as to reflect current practices in accordance with Chapter 170: Fees.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2023 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb submitting a Performance Audit of the Department of Public Safety's Bureau of Animal Care & Control, dated October 2021.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2024 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Innovation and Performance for Sylvia Harris, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2025 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Marcus Reed as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board for a term to expire April 30, 2023. Mr. Reed will serve the remainder of the term of Ethel Johnson who served in a seat designated for a representative of a Tenant Council.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2026 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Representative Emily Kinkead as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) for a term to expire December 31, 2025. Representative Kinkead will serve in a seat previously held by Brenda Smith who resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2027 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Richard Snipe as a Member of the Historic Review Commission for a term to expire April 30, 2024.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2028 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Matthew Falcone as a Member of the Historic Review Commission for a term to expire April 30, 2024.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2029 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Councilman Reverend Ricky V. Burgess as a Member of the Housing Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2030 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Valerie McDonald Roberts as a Member of the Housing Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire April 30, 2026.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2031 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Joanna Deming as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2032 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Jerome Jackson as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2033 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Oliver Beasley as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2034 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Derrick Tillman as a Member of the Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board for a term to expire April 30, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2035 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Karen Brean as a Member of the Pittsburgh Land Bank Board of Directors for a term to expire November 1, 2023. Ms. Brean will serve in a seat designated for an individual with expertise in planning which was previously held Diamonte Walker who resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-2036 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing James R. Barry, Jr. as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on March 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2037 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Jayme Holloway as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on March 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2038 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Andrea Ketzel as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on July 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2039 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Rebecca Kiernan as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on May 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2040 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Brian Wolyniak as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on March 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2041 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution reappointing Kristen (Spril) Boucher as a Member of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission for a term to expire on July 31, 2025.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2042 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Rabbi James Gibson as a Member of the Commission on Human Relations for a term to expire October 31, 2025. Rabbi Gibson will serve in a seat previously held by Rabbi Sharyn Henry who resigned.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
2021-2043 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Michael Quatrini to the Sports and Exhibition Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire December 30, 2025. Mr. Quatrini will serve in a seat previously held by Jill Weimer whose term has expired.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2044 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Michelle Walker as a Member of the City-County Task Force on Disabilities for a term to expire December 31, 2021. Ms. Walker will serve in a seat previously held by Kai Roberts who resigned.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2061 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Ralph Horgan as a Member of the Stadium Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire December 30, 2025. Mr. Horgan will serve in a seat previously held by James Malanos whose term has expired.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2019 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2020 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2021 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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).Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2022 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 13, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video