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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/26/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-2097 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh Hearts of Steel for helping others who are dealing with Breast Cancer by offering support, friendship and hope; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, October 26, 2021 to be “Pittsburgh Hearts of Steel Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2100 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS October 24th through 30th, 2021 marks National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2071 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Brighton Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF), a 501(c) non-profit organization, in order that the Brighton Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF) will utilize a part of the first floor of the City of Pittsburgh building, located at 3515 McClure Avenue, for temporary storage. The term of the lease shall not exceed twelve (12) months. The Agreement(s) shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2071 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Brighton Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF), a 501(c) non-profit organization, in order that the Brighton Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF) will utilize a part of the first floor of the City of Pittsburgh building, located at 3515 McClure Avenue, for temporary storage. The term of the lease shall not exceed twelve (12) months. The Agreement(s) shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2072 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to receive a grant from Keep America Beautiful to implement a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLLP) and Cigarette Litter Stand placement in the amount of FIFTEEN THOUSAND ($15,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2073 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with The Efficiency Network (TEN) for services related to City Streetlight LED Conversion, at a cost not to exceed Sixteen Million Dollars ($16,000,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2074 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 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 14-A, Lot 247, located at the southwest corner of Ceres Way and Pedro Way (Council District No. 3).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2075 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Amani Christian Community Development Corporation, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 10-P, Lots 25, 26, and 27, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2076 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 following Publicly-Owned properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 10-K, Lots 94, 95, 95-A, 95-B, 96, and 99, located on the west side of Elmore Street between Wylie and Webster avenues and on the east side of Wooster Street between Wylie and Webster avenues (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2077 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract of Contracts for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Fifth and Dinwiddie Development LLC, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 11-E, Lots 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 60-A, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 65-A, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, and 85 (Block 11-E, Lot 85, being formerly designated as Block 11-E, Lots 81, 82, and 85), in the 3rd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2078 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Land Trust for the sale of Block 75-L, Lots 270, 275, 276, 277, and 314, and Block 75-M, Lot 83, in the 27th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 1).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2079 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh, for the sale of Block 88-H, Lot 161, Block 128-R, Lot 100, Block 129-A, Lot 160, and Block 129-N, Lot 40, in the 14th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Frick Park Expansion - Council District No. 5).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2080 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Garfield Highlands LP, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 50-H, Lot 11, and Block 50-M, Lots 1, 4, 5, 8, 44, 180, 181, and 186, in the 10th and 11th Wards of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2081 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh, for the sale of Block 31-G, Lot 200, in the 31st Ward and Block 32-H, Lot 100, in the 16th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Hays Woods - Council District No. 5). Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2081 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Deed by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh, for the sale of Block 31-G, Lot 200, in the 31st Ward and Block 32-H, Lot 100, in the 16th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Hays Woods - Council District No. 5). Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2082 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 vacated Right of Way adjoining the Publicly-Owned properties in the 21st Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 22-F, Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, and Block 22-G, Lots 1, 2, 4, and 14, located at 1241 Kunkle Avenue, 1237 Kunkel Avenue, California Avenue between Kunkle Avenue and Doll Way, 1229 Kunkle Avenue, 1227 Kunkle Avenue, Doll Way between Kunkle Avenue and California Avenue, 1937 Sedgwick Street, 1935 Sedgwick Street, 1935 Sedgwick Street, and Sedgwick Street at California Avenue, respectively (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2083 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 following Publicly-Owned properties in the 25th and 26th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 22-D, Lot 216, and Block 46-J, Lots 35 and 37 (north side of Brightridge Street between Brighton Road and North Charles Street, 511 Chester Avenue, and south side of Chester Avenue west of Holyoke Street - Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2084 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Home Town Real Estate, LLC, an affiliate of PNC Bank, National Association, for the sale of Block 1-H, Lots 234 and 235, in the 2nd Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2085 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Sankofa Group Inc., or a related entity, for the sale of Block 10-P, Lots 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 154, 155, 156, 158, 159, 159A, 160, 161, and 165, in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2086 1 ResolutionResolution approving execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Steel City Squash, or a related entity, for the sale of Block 124-K, Lots 65, 66, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 78-A, 78-B, 123, 123-A, 124, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 147, and 149, in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2087 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to execute a quit claim deed or deeds, and any other necessary or appropriate documents, agreements, and instruments conveying AS IS all of the City’s right, title and interest, if any, in Block 48-N, Lot 10, in the 24th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (“URA”) for consideration of $1.00 each, contingent upon the Mayor and Director of the Department of Finance first entering into a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the URA setting forth the rights and obligations of the City and the URA relating to these initial conveyances and further setting forth the rights and obligations of the City and the URA relating to the subsequent disposition of this property to third parties. (Council District 1)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2088 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $180,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2089 1 ResolutionResolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with consultants and/or service providers for professional services in connection with Civil Service and MPOETC required assessment and evaluation of Public Safety candidates, and providing for payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $190,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2090 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 651 of 2020 to include rental permit registration fees in the 2021 Fee Book pursuant to City Code Chapter 170.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2090 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 651 of 2020 to include rental permit registration fees in the 2021 Fee Book pursuant to City Code Chapter 170.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2091 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of two warrants with the total sum of Four Hundred Ninety Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($495,000.00), which shall be allocated and paid as follows: Two Hundred Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($200,000.00) made payable to Brandon Firman and Two Hundred Ninety Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($295,000.00) made payable to Tucker Arensberg, P.C., in final settlement related to litigation at USDC 2:16-cv-01393. (Executive Session held 11/8/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2092 1 ResolutionResolution creating the OneStopPGH Permitting Technology Trust Fund, in which a technology fee collected from applicable OneStopPGH permits shall be deposited. The monies deposited in said trust fund shall be used by participating departments to cover expenses associated with the OneStopPGH permitting platform for ongoing maintenance and enhancements to improve customer and user experience.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2101 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code of Ordinances in multiple locations with provisions related to lead safety and mitigation in order to reduce, and thereby mitigate the health risks of, exposure of City residents, and particularly young children, to lead (Pb) hazards.Read and referred  Action details Not available
2021-2093 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 377 of 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections of the City of Pittsburgh to apply for grant funding from the Allegheny County Department of Community and Economic Development’s Act 152 Blight Removal Program” to add language to allow the City of Pittsburgh to decrease the amount of the grant, allow the City to accept the grant award, and allow the City to spend the funds.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2094 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, Section 912.04, Accessory Use and Structure Development and Operational Standards; Chapter 914 Parking Loading and Access, Section 914.07, Alternative Access Plans, Chapter 925, Measurements, Section 925.06, Setbacks, to update the standards for fences and walls, parking pads and garages for residential uses with fewer than five spaces, and other accessory uses and structures. (Public Hearing held 12/14/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2095 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Regulations, Chapter 911, Primary Uses, Section 911.02, Use Table, and Section 911.04, Use Standards; Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, Section 912.04, Accessory Use and Structure Development and Operational Standards; Chapter 913, Use Exceptions and Conditions Not Listed in the Use Table, Section 913.04, Special Exceptions; and Article VI, Development Standards, Chapter 914 Parking Loading and Access, Section 914.02, Off-Street Parking Schedules to update the standards and definitions for Restaurant and Restaurant Fast-Food uses, and to update the standards for other drive-through uses within the City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 12/14/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2096 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine - Zoning, Article IX - Development Review Procedures, Chapter 922 - Measurements by amending language in Section 922.02. (Public Hearing held 12/14/21)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2065 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1980 2 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1999 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License Agreement with Module Design, Inc. and ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC, to allow the performance of pre-development geotechnical survey work on designated City property in order to facilitate the construction of a ten-unit mixed-income housing development project.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2000 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Finance to enter into a Donation and Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Land Bank and GRB Law to document the donation of legal services relating to the performance of designated quiet title actions on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh; and further, pursuant to Chapter 210 of the City Code (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) accepting the donation by Pittsburgh Land Bank of such legal services to be performed by GRB Law on behalf of the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2016 1 OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title I: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations so as to permit the use of funds held by a candidate committee for childcare expenses.Passed FinallyPass 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).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2066 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2001 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 512 of 2020, previously amending Resolution No. 246 of 2020, No. 493 of 2019 and Resolution No. 133 of 2018, authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a fourth amended professional services agreement or agreements with Johnson Controls for continued security camera integration and support services at an additional cost of $498,555 and extending such agreement(s) for one year, and increasing the overall agreement compensation to $6,188,557.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2015 1 ResolutionResolution directing the Bureau of Police to take immediate steps to improve its data collection and the publication thereof in such a manner that meets specific disaggregation criteria, making any necessary and appropriate changes to its internal operating procedures to comply with the contents of this Resolution.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2067 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2068 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2005 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement(s) and Contract(s) with Bromberg & Associates LLC for the purposes of providing effective communication services to people with disabilities for the payment at a cost thereof, not to exceed $27,000.00.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2006 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 216 of 2020 entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program to provide funding for the master planning process of Fowler 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
2021-2007 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 840 of 2019, effective December 23, 2019, as amended, entitled “Resolution adopting and approving the 2020 Capital Budget and the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2020 through 2025 Capital Improvement Program,” so as to identify specific projects in City Council District 6 and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements for operation/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2069 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2002 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 548 of 2019 which amended Resolution No. 801 of 2017 which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement, Agreements or Amendments with Amcom for the lease of the Multi-Function Devices and the Managed Print Services for a sum not to exceed Three Hundred Seventy-five Thousand Dollars $375,000 per year for 5 years, by increasing the not to exceed amount to Two Million Five Hundred Eight Five Thousand Dollars (2,585,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2003 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance to enter into a one (1) year agreement with Vision Point Systems ("VPS") to obtain Twilio Flex support services to meet the needs of the City of Pittsburgh at a sum not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2004 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements with Google for their Assured Workload program to securely store sensitive data in Google Cloud Platform according to federal data standards to be in compliance with U.S. Department of Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2070 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 20, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1519 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for proposed land development located at 4554-4564 Penn Avenue at the parcels numbered 49-M-121, 49-M-122, 49-M-123, 49-M-124, 49-M-125, 49-M-126, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1994 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for proposed land development located at 2400 E. Carson Street at the parcel numbered 12-L-236-0-2 and S. 24th Street at the parcel numbered 12-L-264 Pittsburgh, PA 15203.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-1995 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for 665 Ridge Avenue, a Light of Life Ministries project which will involve the development of a lot with proposed renovations and vertical addition to their existing building. The site address is 665 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, in the 22nd Ward.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video