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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/22/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-2229 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does recognize, celebrate and thank Decker’s Service and Auto Sales for their longevity and their generosity to all of the neighbors of Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, November 8th, 2021 to be “Jeff Decker Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2231 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby honor Mr. Wilbert Darling for his intense loyalty, dedication and unparalleled leadership; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, November 20, 2021 to be “Mr. Wilbert Darling Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2205 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 24 of 2021 authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with Voices Against Violence and The Pittsburgh Contingency for use of the McKinley Community Recreation Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities. Said Agreement(s) shall be at no cost.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2021-2205 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 24 of 2021 authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Community Partner Access Agreement or Agreement(s) with Voices Against Violence and The Pittsburgh Contingency for use of the McKinley Community Recreation Center in order to provide recreational and community-focused activities. Said Agreement(s) shall be at no cost.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2206 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PRESBYTERIAN UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM INC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to reconstruct an existing ADA concrete ramp, retaining walls and bollards, at 3459 5th Ave, in the 4th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2207 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto ERTUGRUL & NESLIHAN KILIC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to reconstruct (3) three existing sets of steps, and to install (4) four tree pits, and an awning, at 4632 Centre Ave, in the 4th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2208 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto MCKNIGHT BANK TOWER LLC, 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 404 Wood Street, in the 1st Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2209 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto 5803 CENTRE LLC, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install below grade shoring, along Commerce Street, at 5803 Centre Ave (rear), in the 8th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2210 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto GUSTAVO & EMILY CARDONA, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense an existing retaining wall presently constructed in the right-of-way at 130 Burr Street, in the 16th Ward, 3rd Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2211 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto PEARL STREET TOWNHOMES LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install an underground storm sewer, at 210 Pearl Street, in the 9th Ward, 7th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2212 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the CMU Health Wellness & Athletics Center, Tech Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2213 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cristol L. Abbott and her attorney, Timothy Schweers, Esquire, Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, PC, 1100 Law & Finance Building, 429 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the amount of Thirty-Four Thousand Nine Hundred Ninety Six Dollars and No Cents ($34,996.00) in full and final settlement of litigation filed at GD 19-018154 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2214 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Michael Lucas, c/o Regina M. McIlvaine, Esquire, Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C., 555 City Line Avenue, Suite 500, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, in the amount of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and No Cents ($2,500.00) in full and final settlement of litigation filed at GD 17-004195 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2215 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Kellee Masucci and her attorneys, Matzus Law LLC, 310 Grant St., Suite 3210, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the amount of Fifty Nine Thousand Four Hundred Seventy Seven Dollars and No Cents ($59,477.00) in full and final settlement of litigation filed at GD 19-003246 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2216 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Cohen Law Group to address a matter of pending telecommunications litigation at USDC 2:21-cv-443 at an amount not to exceed sixty-one thousand fifty dollars ($61,050). (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2217 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Allan Daniels and Simon & Simon, PC, 1818 Market Street, Suite 2000, Philadelphia, PA 19103, in the amount of Sixty Five Thousand Dollars ($65,000.00) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at A.R. 18-005657. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2218 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Sommer Abbott and Phil DiLucente and Associates LLC, 310 Grant Street, Suite 1801, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in the amount of Fifteen Thousand Dollars and no Cents ($15,000.00) in full and final settlement of litigation filed at 21-000918 G.D. in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. (Executive Session Requested)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2219 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement or agreements with A Step Up Veterinary, Inc. for professional licensed veterinary services to the City's Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Animal Care & Control, at an overall cost to the City not to exceed ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN DOLLARS and SEVENTY-ONE CENTS ($180,327.71).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2220 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of Coro Center for Civic Leadership in the amount of six-thousand dollars and zero cents ($6,000) for fellowship services provided to the city for placement fees and public sector fellows.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2221 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 47 of 2020, authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an amended Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with InTime Solutions, Inc. for EMS and Police scheduling and timekeeping services at a total cost not to exceed NINE HUNDRED TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($902,525).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2222 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance to enter into a two (2) year professional service agreement with Victor Stanley services to meet the needs of the City of Pittsburgh at a sum not to exceed Two Hundred Twelve Thousand One Hundred and Sixty Six Dollars ($212,166)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2223 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 676 which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an Agreement with Maalka to provide a Building Benchmarking Management Platform Software Solution by extending the term of the contract by 3 years at a cost not to exceed $80,000.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2227 1 ResolutionResolution authoring the Mayor, City Clerk and/or Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contracts, or Agreement or Agreements with Preservica Inc. for public access and digital preservation software for the Records Management Division. Total cost not to exceed $64,100 over five years.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2230 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title Six: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Rights and Actions, by adding a new Chapter 610 entitled “Prohibition on Use of Certain Bags and Checkout Bag Charge,” to permit the use of only certain bags by retail establishments at the point of sale or for a delivery; and establishing a charge, payable by the customer to the establishment, for the provision of other types of bags; all under certain terms and conditions.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2021-2224 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 of the Mayor’s Office 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
2021-2225 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting a TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($2,500.00) dollar donation to the Department of Public Safety from the Staunton Farm Foundation for the purchase of fentanyl test strips to be distributed to Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2226 1 CommunicationCommunication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service for Jamie Warnock, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2201 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for November 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2020-0057 3 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the City of Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal, Article V: Special Funds, Chapter 237 238 - The City of Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund, to conform with the Home Rule Charter Article Nine (9) in order to establish the creation of the Pittsburgh Parks Trust Fund. (Public Hearing held 3/5/20)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2148 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 169A: Electronic Signatures to mandate the use of electronic signatures by City Departments.Passed FinallyPass Action details Not available
2021-2148 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 169A: Electronic Signatures to mandate the use of electronic signatures by City Departments.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2149 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts by repealing Section 161.39: Environmentally Preferred Purchases in its entirety and replacing it with a new Section 161.39: Sustainable and Socially Responsible Procurement.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2150 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing twenty-four (24) Open-End Professional Services Agreements with twelve (12) vendors to provide professional services on an on-call basis as required related to professional IT services as needed by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh, each Agreement being at an amount not-to-exceed five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) annually for a two (2) year term with up to two additional one year options, and providing for funding of the costs thereof,Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2151 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing Thirty-nine (39) Open-End Professional Services Agreements with twenty-four (24) vendors to provide professional services on an on-call basis as required related to professional IT services as needed by the various Departments of the City of Pittsburgh, each Agreement being at an amount not-to-exceed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) annually for a two (2) year term with up to two additional one year options, and providing for funding of the costs thereof,Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2156 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to participate in applicable cooperative purchasing agreements for goods, materials, equipment, supplies, services, professional services, or construction, as authorized by the Commonwealth Procurement Code and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Law for the 2022 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2157 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the letting of contracts and for the use of existing contracts for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for City Departments, and the maintenance, repair, rental and/or leasing, rehabilitation, renovation, inspection or servicing of City buildings and facilities, and for any miscellaneous services in and for any City Departments, and providing for the payment of the costs thereof for the 2022 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2158 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2022 Fiscal Year.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2173 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing all City departments, in conjunction with the Department of Finance, to enter into facilities usage agreements for the purpose of permitting groups and individuals to rent City-owned facilities for recreational and community-focused activities during the 2022 calendar year. The City shall not charge more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) per rental agreement.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2202 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for November 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2142 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a supplementary Agreement with Allegheny County for local costs associated with the 6th Street Bridge project and providing for the payment of local costs thereof, not to exceed Twenty Four Thousand Two Hundred and Seventy Four Dollars and Thirty Eight Cents ($24,274.38).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2143 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an Agreement with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for local costs associated with the State Route 0060 project and providing for the payment of local costs thereof, not to exceed Six Thousand Two Hundred and Forty-Eight Dollars ($6,248.00)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2164 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article I: Public Rights-of-Way, Chapter 416: Obstructions, by adding new definitions and amending permitting requirements for construction activities, encroachments and minor encroachments.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2203 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for November 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2159 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh to enter into an Agreement or Agreement(s) with the Change Agent Training for access to their Learning Management System and consultative assistance to adapt the City of Pittsburgh Gold Belt Workshop for e-Learning for (1) one year at a cost not to exceed $18,000 (Eighteen Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2160 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 642 of 2019, a resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation & Performance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Computronix (USA) Inc., for the provision of a permitting and licensing package, at an additional cost not to exceed Two Hundred and Fifty Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($255,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2162 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 138 of 2020, authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Innovation & Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to revise the not-to-exceed funding amount to Three Million Five Hundred Thirty Thousand One Hundred Thirty One Dollars and zero cents ($3,530,131)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2204 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for November 17, 2021 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2021-2144 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 5941 Penn Avenue project, 5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2145 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the approval of the 2022 Housing Opportunity Fund Annual Allocation Plan. (Council Districts All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2146 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 25-A, Lot 2, in the 24th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh (River Avenue - Council District No. 1). (Executive Session held 11/19/21)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2021-2166 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to submit an application to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Keystone Communities Enterprise Zone Designation Program. (Council Districts: All).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video