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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/16/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-2191 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the Greenfield section of the City of Pittsburgh, located in the heart of City Council District 5, has long been a viable and energetic community whose residents are dedicated to an exceptional quality of life strengthened by community resources and committed volunteers; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2192 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, born in Pittsburgh and raised in Stanton Heights, Harold Marcus has lived a fulfilling life of a dedicated Pittsburgher, in his words bleeding black and gold, and enjoying a career crafted from passion, dedication and commitment; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2193 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Chris Eberlein resides in the Banksville neighborhood of Pittsburgh and in 2006, Chris began volunteering for Banksville Athletic Association’s Baseball League and six years later the association was asked by Councilwoman Smith if they would be interested in starting a hockey league; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2194 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, John Roell has been an exemplary volunteer residing in the Sheraden neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. He has been a member of Kiwanis club of Sheraden since 1995 and received the Legion of Honor for his service in Kiwanis in 2020; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2195 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the 12th annual Get Involved! Pittsburgh Service Summit, held on Thursday, November 11, at the Coro Center for Civic Leadership, brought together hundreds of students, young professionals and community leaders to learn from keynote speakers about best practices and strategies to make a larger difference in the region; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2196 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Kyle Abraham was born August 14, 1977, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2197 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Alan “Mal” Mallinger was born August 17, 1955, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2198 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the United States Navy protects and defends the United States of America on the world’s oceans, around the clock and is ready to always defend America, preserve economic prosperity, and keep the seas open and free; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2199 1 ResolutionResolution recommending that the Department of Public Safety and the Bureau of Police participate in Movement Forward, Inc.’s programs One Congregation One Precinct (“OneCOP”) initiative and National Faith & Blue Weekend.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2180 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Fifth and Dinwiddie - West Site project which will involve the development of 152 one-bedroom and 19 two-bedroom residential units as well as retail space. The site is located on parcel numbers 0011-E-00019R and 0011-E-00073R, within Allegheny County in the 3rd Ward of the City of PittsburghRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2181 1 ResolutionResolution adopting the Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the Fifth and Dinwiddie - East Site project which will involve the renovation and expansion of an existing building to create commercial and retail space. The site is located on parcel number 0011-E-00085, within Allegheny County in the 3rd Ward of the City of PittsburghRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2182 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement or Agreements with Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP for services related to Disparity Studies for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), at a cost not to exceed Twenty Six Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($26,200.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2183 1 OrdinanceOrdinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article XIV: Public Buildings by creating a new Chapter 489: Electric Vehicle Charging to ensure that new and renovated City-owned facilities are ready to and capable of supporting the growing demand for electric vehicle charging.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2184 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with CORE Business Technologies for software, equipment and services related to payment processing and a cashiering system for the Department of Finance. Total cost not to exceed Two Hundred Thirty Four Thousand Four Hundred Eighty Six Dollars and Sixty Cents ($234,486.60) over a three year term with two option years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2185 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 651 Findings and Policy, and Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2186 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 647 of 2020, effective December 23, 2020, 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 adding $8,342,028.00 to reflect the allocation of HOME-ARP funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and authorizing a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2187 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 Public Service Grant projects in City Council District 2 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2188 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 Public Service Grant (originally budgeted as Unspecified Local Option) projects in City Council District 2 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.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2189 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement, or Agreements with the Urban League of Pittsburgh, for the implementation/administration of the Housing Counseling Program, and related costs, in the amount not to exceed $100,000.00.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2200 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Five: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 541: General Parking Regulations, Section 541.02: Prohibitions in Specified Places.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2190 1 ResolutionCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Parks and Recreation for Kathryn Vargas, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2176 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 9, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass 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)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2119 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through F: A: 1380 Montezuma, B: 1382 Montezuma, C: 1384 Montezuma, D: 1384 Montezuma, E: 215 Chalfont, F: 1612 BrightonPassed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2120 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a temporary construction easement(s) and permanent easement(s) with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority on certain parcels of real property located on Toboggan Street and Rising Main Avenue in the 25th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2177 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 9, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2110 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority for coordination of certain work surrounding the operation and maintenance of Liberty Green Park.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2111 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 283, effective May 6, 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to apply for grant funding from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Keystone Communities Grant program to provide funding for the construction of a community center in the Robert E Williams Memorial Park” to add language to decrease the amount of the grant, allow the City to accept the grant, and allow the City to spend the funds.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2112 1 ResolutionResolution vacating a portion of Watson Street, laid out in the Proposed Duquesne Light Company Parcel in the "Lot Consolidation Plan" as recorded in Plan Book Volume 308, Pg. 106, in the 4th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2113 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 461 of 2021, entitled “Resolution amending Resolution 375 of 2020, entitled ‘Resolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering phase of the Smithfield Street reconstruction project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Eight Hundred Thousand ($800,000.00) dollars; and the previously authorized municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Five Thousand ($5,000.00) dollars.’ To increase the total not to exceed to Nine Million Eighty Thousand dollars ($9,080,000.00) for the addition of the Final Design, Utility Work, Right of Way and Construction Phases to the project; federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Eighteen Thousand ($47,000.00) dollars, an increase of Forty Two Thousand dollars ($42,000.00)” To clarify municipal incurred and total project costs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2114 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 105 of 2021, entitled “Resolution amending Resolution 447 of 2020 entitled ‘Resolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Preliminary Engineering phase of the Penn Avenue Reconstruction Phase II project, and providing for the payment of municipal incurred costs thereof, not to exceed Eight Hundred Twenty Five Thousand ($825,000.00) dollars; federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) dollars.’ To increase the total not to exceed to One Million Nine Hundred Seventy Five Thousand dollars ($1,975,000.00); federally reimbursable at eighty percent; and the municipal share of Commonwealth Incurred Costs not to exceed Eighteen Thousand ($18,000.00) dollars.” To clarify municipal incurred and total project costs.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2115 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto NEW GRANADA DEVELOP LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to reconstruct a historical marquee and vertical sign, at 2007 Centre Ave, in the 5th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2116 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF PITTSBURGH, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, an entrance ADA accessible ramp, at 2178 Centre Avenue, in the 5th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2117 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto OLANDER FAMILY IRREVOCABLE TRUST, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a new projecting sign, at 5993 Centre Ave, in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2118 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto THREE PNC RESIDENTIAL LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a letter set on a low profile raceway on an existing canopy, at 510 Market Street, in the 2nd Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2178 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for November 9, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2125 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 COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS by $4,300.29, increase NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by $4,300.29, and authorize a subsequent Agreement or Agreements.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2179 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for November 9, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-1885 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Chapter 173 of the Pittsburgh City Code, the renaming of Roberto Clemente Drive in the Fourth Ward to Roberto and Vera Clemente Drive. (Public Hearing held 11/3/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2108 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a License Agreement or Agreements with Carnegie Mellon University for the Smart Parks Deployment project in Mellon Park at no cost to the City.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2109 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to receive grant funding from the United States Tennis Association to reimburse the City for costs incurred by the tennis program not to exceed FOUR THOUSAND ($4,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2121 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Chapter 173 of the City Code, entitled “Commission on Naming Public Properties”, section 173.02 “Powers and Duties,” subsection (f), City Council hereby names the park created by the I-579 Cap Urban Connector Project which spans over a portion of I-579 Crosstown Boulevard and is bounded by Washington Place, Centre Ave, Chatham Street, Bigelow Boulevard and includes land to the north of Bigelow Boulevard, as Frankie Pace Park. The area in question occupies lot-block numbers 2-B-107, 2-B-257, 2-B-406, and 2-B-402. (Public Hearing held 11/8/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video