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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/26/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2022-0298 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the safety of all Pittsburgh motorists is an issue of the utmost consequence and all motorists should unite in the safe sharing of the City of Pittsburgh’s roadways; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0278 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, for the professional landscape architectural services for Sheraden Park Phase I Design, between the City of Pittsburgh and Klavon Design Associates, Inc. The total not to exceed cost is Three Hundred Thousand ($300,000.00) Dollars.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0279 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program, to provide funding for the Allegheny Riverfront Park Renovation Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of $250,000.00 with a match of $500,000.00 from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, for a total project cost of SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($750,000.00) DOLLARS for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0280 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program to provide funding for a Trail Condition Study. The grant proposal includes an ask of $73,000.00 with a local match of $73,000.00 to come out of the 2019 City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget (JDE job number 6009900019) for a total project cost of ONE HUNDRED FORTY SIX THOUSAND ($146,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0281 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 582 of 2021 entitled “Resolution providing for an Agreement with Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) and West Penn Allegheny Health System, Inc. (WPAHS) granting right of entry for foot traffic of staff and students onto licensed premises to PPS during designated times and dates.” To add the Director of Finance to be an additional signatory for the execution of agreements that this resolution would authorize.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0282 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, to enter into an Agreement or Agreements, or the use of existing Agreements, between the City of Pittsburgh and Lori Hepner, for the creation and installation of public art as part of the new Davis Avenue Bridge, at a cost not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0283 1 ResolutionResolution further amending Resolution No. 719 of 2011, entitled “Providing for an Agreement or Agreements, or use of existing Agreements and/or a Contract or Contracts, or use of existing Contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for various projects in connection with the Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 4; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof” by transferring funds within District 4 Neighborhood Needs to Volunteers Field and Seldom Seen ParkRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0284 1 ResolutionResolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled “adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget and the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program” by transferring funds within District 4 Neighborhood Needs to Volunteers Field, Seldom Seen Park, and further correcting the name of an existing project.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0285 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 810 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0286 1 ResolutionResolution requesting the approval of an inter-municipal transfer of a restaurant liquor license, License No. E-4776 from Komer Pub. LLC, 4 Bower Hill Rd, Mount Lebanon, PA 15228, to Applicant, Pasha Cafe, LLC, c/o Selimcan Akyuz, 808 Ivy Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, for the premises located at 808 Ivy Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, known as Pasha Cafe, pursuant to amended Pennsylvania Liquor Code, §4-461. (Public Hearing held 5/26/22)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0300 1 ResolutionResolution promoting affordable housing in the City of Pittsburgh by exploring the expansion of Limited-Equity Housing Cooperatives (LECs).added to the AgendaPass Action details Video Video
2022-0300 1 ResolutionResolution promoting affordable housing in the City of Pittsburgh by exploring the expansion of Limited-Equity Housing Cooperatives (LECs).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0287 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article I: Administration; Chapter 218: Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Plan, by revising Sections 218.02: DEFINITIONS, 218.04?CAPITAL PROGRAM FACILITATION COMMITTEE PROCESS, 218.05?PROJECT AUTHORIZATION, and 218.08?PROJECT AND BUDGET REPORTING so as to add equity and project readiness to scoring, and expand the City’s provisions for the closure of capital project accounts included as part of the City Controller’s “Annual Accounting Close and Report” so as to recycle capital funds faster.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0288 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Futures for professional services relating to leadership development training at a sum not to Twenty-Seven Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-Six Dollars ($27,336.00) and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0289 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with resourceX for professional services relating to priority based budgeting for a sum not to exceed One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) over three years and for the payment of the costs thereof.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0290 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article III Chapters 721 & 723, Article IX and Title Ten: Building, Chapters 1004, Sections 103.5.1 to simplify legacy license types.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0291 1 ResolutionResolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910, Section 910.01.D.1 to Meyer, Unkovic & Scott on behalf of 300 SIXTH AVENUE PROPERTY LLC, for the transfer of Development Rights involving 33 dwelling units from 130-160 5th Avenue, (Block and Lot 1-D-150), zoned “GT-A” Golden Triangle Subdistrict A, and 5 dwelling units from 417 Wood Street, (Block and Lot 1-H-195), zoned “GT-A” Golden Triangle Subdistrict A, to 300 6th Avenue (Block and Lot 2-A-85, 2-A-85-1, 2-A-85-2) , zoned “GT-A” Golden Triangle Subdistrict A, 1st Ward, Council District No. 6. (Public Hearing held 6/8/2022)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0292 1 OrdinanceOrdinance accepting a new street name, CEDARWOOD PLACE in the Twenty-Eighth Ward of the City of Pittsburgh as per recommendation by the City of Pittsburgh Addressing Committee (CPAC). The following street name was approved by CPAC in February 2022. The name listed in this ordinance shall be made official in accordance with the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Chapter 420 Uniform Street Naming and Addressing.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0293 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Chris Hornstein as Director of the Department of Public Works.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2022-0294 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Kimberly Lucas as Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2022-0295 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Kathryn Vargas as Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2022-0296 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Lisa Frank as a board member of the Equipment Leasing Authority for a term to expire on March 31, 2023. Chief Frank will serve the remainder of the term for a seat vacated by Jennifer Presutti who resigned.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2022-0297 1 Appointment-Requiring VoteResolution appointing Chris Hornstein as a board member of the Equipment Leasing Authority for a term to expire on April 30, 2027.Held, Pending InterviewPass Action details Video Video
2022-0272 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0216 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC for legal services for an employment related matter, in an amount not to exceed Seventy Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($75,000.00). (Executive Session held 4/19/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0217 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Autumn Kacian, c/o her attorney, James M. Herb, P.C., 464 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15229 in the amount of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00 USD) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 20-007480. (Executive Session held 4/19/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0218 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Teanna Marie Corinealdi, c/o her attorney, William P. Copetas, Law Offices of Hall & Copetas, 300 Mt. Lebanon Boulevard, Suite 308, Pittsburgh, PA 15234, in the amount of Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500.00 USD) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at A.R. 20-004318. (Executive Session held 4/19/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0219 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick, & Gefsky to address pending tax litigation at an amount not to exceed Twenty Thousand dollars ($20,000). (Executive Session held 4/19/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0251 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, c/o AR PennDOT-Non-APRAS, P.O. Box 15758, Harrisburg, PA, 17105, in the amount of Eleven Thousand One Hundred Twenty Dollars and Ten Cents ($11,120.10) in settlement of a claim for damage to an impact attenuator on SR 51 near Woodruff Street from a city police vehicle.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0252 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with CommonWealth Press for services relating to the design, production, and marketing, and sale of officially licensed and branded City of Pittsburgh merchandise.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0253 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with the National Traffic Safety Institute (“NTSI”) for professional services relating to a driver training e-learning system for a sum not to exceed Thirty One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($31,500.00) over three years, and for the payment of the costs thereof.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0273 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0254 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 430 of 2021, entitled “Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Safety to execute relevant Grant Agreements to receive funding from Allegheny County Health Department to develop a public health-informed diversion program and further providing for expenditures under the terms of said Agreements,” to increase the amount authorized by the Grant Agreement or Agreements and the amount authorized for expenditures.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0274 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0256 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (“PLI”) to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with RJ Lee Group for professional services providing materials for and analysis of lead dust samples pertaining to PLI’s execution of the City of Pittsburgh’s Lead Safe Ordinance, for a sum not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0275 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0248 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into a Grant Agreement with Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), for the purpose of receiving funds in the amount of EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($80,000.00) that will be used to purchase technology and other materials needed for the facilitation of computer science learning experiences for children attending educational programs at select City of Pittsburgh recreation centers.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0276 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0255 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into an agreement or agreements with Cycom Data Systems, Inc., for professional services relating to continuing maintenance, support and upgrades to CityLaw, the Department of Law's current legal case management and administrative support software system at a cost not to exceed $11,376.00 (Eleven Thousand Three Hundred Seventy-Six Dollars and No Cents).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0277 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for April 20, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0249 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the James T. Givner Building project, located at 627 North Homewood Avenue of Pittsburgh, PA, 15208.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0250 1 ResolutionResolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh’s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the PHC Development, LLC project, located at 186 Home Street of Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video