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Meeting Name: Standing Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/8/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2214 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Board of Public Education of the School District of Pittsburgh, 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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass 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 held 12/6/21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2248 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into a License Agreement with Giant Eagle, Inc., to allow the performance of pre-development due diligence investigations and site inspections on designated City property in order to facilitate the construction of a GetGo café and market in the Homewood and Larimer community.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
Item 80 1 InvoicesP-Cards   Action details Not available
2021-2174 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Five: Traffic, Article One: Administration, Chapter 503: Enforcement and Control, by adding a new section, Section 503.17: “Equitable and Fair Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Laws.”Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2021-2249 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into Professional Services Agreements with Animal Friends and Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh for services related to the City’s Spay and Neuter Program, at a cost not to exceed One Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars ($140,000.00) over two years.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2250 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a commodities agreement or agreements with Premier Safety for the purchase of protective clothing for firefighters on an as-needed basis.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2264 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Finance, Parks and Recreation, and Public Works, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the Friends of Neill Log House, pursuant to which the Friends of Neill Log House will make renovations/capital improvements to the Neill Log House and will thereafter further assist with operation and maintenance of the Neill Log House and with the provision of related programs.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2265 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an supplemental agreement with CDR Maguire, Inc., for Project Design Management Services and Reviews in connection with various City of Pittsburgh construction projects to add funding for the Construction phase of the South Side Signals project, Final Design phase of the Liberty Avenue, Penn Avenue and Smithfield Street projects, and Preliminary Engineering phase of the Swindell Bridge and Larimer Avenue Bridge and to increase the total not to exceed to One Million Nine Hundred Fifty One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty Dollars and Seventy Six Cents ($1,951,150.76) from agreement 53121.1, an increase of Seven Hundred Twenty Six Thousand Five Hundred and Fourteen Dollars and Seventy-Seven Cents ($726,514.77).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1744 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden for the City facility known the Garden Center for a period of ten (10) years an annual rental fee of One Dollar ($1.00) per year, with the possibility of renewal.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2021-2241 1 ResolutionResolution providing for an reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the CBD Signals Phase 4 Projects Construction Phase; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Six Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($6,200,000.00) This resolution serves to authorize only the Reimbursement Agreement, at a cost of Thirty Six Thousand Dollars ($36,000.00). Future Resolutions will authorize the project specific service agreements.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2242 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a supplemental agreement with the Larson Design Group, Inc. for costs associated with the CBD Signals Phase 3 Project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Seven Hundred and Thirteen Thousand Four Hundred and Nine Dollars and Seventy Four Cents ($713,409.74), an increase of Forty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Two Dollars and Forty Six Cents ($47,792.46).Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2243 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 519 of 2021, previously entitled “Resolution providing for an amended reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for costs associated with the Wenzell Avenue / Carnahan Road Intersection project; providing for the payment of the costs thereof, not to exceed Three Million Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($3,025,000.00) an increase of Two Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Dollars ($251,000.00), to increase the projects construction budget. The original agreement was authorized by resolution 850 of 2017”, to clarify municipal incurred and total project costs.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2247 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Professional Service Agreement with Big Picture Lab, LLC for video production services in an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00). Of the total cost, Eight Thousand Dollars ($8,000.00) will come from the HUD Trust Fund and Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) will come from the Commission’s Community Development Block Grant funding.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2286 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” by reducing COMPREHENSIVE REVENUE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM by $90,550 and increasing REMEDIATION OF CONDEMNED BUILDINGS by $90,550.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-1867 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program, so as to clarify the administrative process for the program; provide for virtual permitting; add the permit fees to the City’s annual fee book; adopt regulations for the use of Visitor Permits and Non-Resident Permits; and create the hybrid RPP area program. (Post Agenda held 10/27/21) (Public Hearing held 11/4/21)AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-1867 2 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title V: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program, so as to clarify the administrative process for the program; provide for virtual permitting; add the permit fees to the City’s annual fee book; adopt regulations for the use of Visitor Permits and Non-Resident Permits; and create the hybrid RPP area program. (Post Agenda held 10/27/21) (Public Hearing held 11/4/21)Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2251 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 9 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2252 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 9 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2253 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 7 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.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2254 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 832 of 2019 authorizing the Mayor and the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (“Department”) to enter into an Amended Agreement or Agreements with ath Power Consulting Corporation to provide customer service and soft skills training to the Department’s staff. The Amended Agreement(s) shall be in an amount not to exceed $58,150.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2240 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Department Parks and Recreation to enter into an amended Cooperation Agreement with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy with the intent of extending and expanding the term and scope of the existing agreement.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
2021-2240 2 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Department Parks and Recreation to enter into an amended Cooperation Agreement with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy with the intent of extending and expanding the term and scope of the existing agreement.Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
2020-0521 1 ResolutionResolution repealing, amending and re-enacting Resolution Number 18 of 1983, effective January 20, 1983, titled, “Resolution authorizing and directing that the Bureau of Cable Communications, Department of Public Works, broadcast all of Council’s regular legislative sessions, standing committee meetings;”, setting forth the responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Performance with respect to meetings of City Council, and to reflect various changes in the City’s Departmental organization structure and other changes to reflect technological innovations since 1983.Held in CommitteePass Action details Video Video
2021-2161 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a cable franchise agreement and certain subsidiary agreements for other services arising from the cable franchise agreement with Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC. (Public Hearing held 12-6-21)Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
2021-2246 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the execution of a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh in an amount not to exceed One Hundred and Seventy-Five Thousand dollars ($175,000.00) to support the creation of publicly accessible park space as part of the Fifth and Dinwiddie redevelopment.Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Video Video