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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/31/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2022-0414 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, after spending his early childhood in the South Side and Brentwood, Guy Junker, along with his family, moved to Baldwin Borough when he was in the third grade; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0415 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the 2021-2022 school year has proven to be a very successful year for the Bishop Canevin High School Athletic Department; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0416 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Film Office is a non-profit organization that promotes the City of Pittsburgh and the greater southwestern Pennsylvanian region as an excellent location for movie, television, and commercial production; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0417 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Chuck Rakaczky arrived at Bishop Canevin High School as the Executive Director, Development and Business Operations in May 2020 after retiring from a career in healthcare administration with St. Clair Hospital; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0418 1 ProclamationWHEREAS, Based on the core belief that everyone deserves a fair shot, The Brashear Association provides South Pittsburgh residents and community groups with access to quality programs and services that address social, education, health, and economic issues; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0419 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, More than 280,000 occupied units in the Commonwealth have moderate to severe physical inadequacies, such as leaky roofs or windows, exposed wiring, unreliable heat, and plumbing issues; andAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0420 1 Will of CouncilWHEREAS, fentanyl test strips are a lifesaving tool that enable people to detect the presence of fentanyl in unregulated drugs. Yet, the use and possession of test strips to detect the presence of fentanyl is illegal in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and,AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2022-0394 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to apply for a grant from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission’s Livability through Smart Transportation Program to provide funding for the West End Trolley Trail. The grant proposal includes an ask of $800,000.00 with a local match of $325,000.00 to come out of West End Trolley Trail fund for a total project cost of ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($1,125,000.00) for this stated purpose.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0395 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a Supplemental Agreement for Services During Construction with Trans Associates Engineering Consultants, Inc. for the CBD Signals Phase 4 project at a cost thereof, not to exceed Two Million Four Hundred Nineteen Thousand and Four Hundred Fifty One Dollars and Thirty Nine Cents ($2,419,451.39) an increase of One Hundred Thirty Eight Thousand Three Hundred Twelve Dollars and Fifteen Cents ($138,312.15) from the previously executed Agreement 46939-7.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0396 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 $1,000 within District 4 Neighborhood Needs from Brookline Memorial Park to Volunteers Field.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0397 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 $1,000 within District 4 Neighborhood Needs from Brookline Memorial Park to Volunteers FieldRead and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0398 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 PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING FACILITY by $191,910 and increasing MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS by $191,910.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2022-0398 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 PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING FACILITY by $191,910 and increasing MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS by $191,910.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0399 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 796 of 2018, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000,00, for the Oliver Bath House Rehabilitation project” to increase the grant amount to up to $2,000,000.00 and authorize spending.Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Video Video
2022-0399 1 ResolutionResolution amending resolution No. 796 of 2018, entitled “Resolution authorizing a Cooperation Agreement or Agreements with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, in connection with the URA’s application for a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant of up to $1,000,000,00, for the Oliver Bath House Rehabilitation project” to increase the grant amount to up to $2,000,000.00 and authorize spending.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0400 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 properties in the 13th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 231-L, Lots 134, 190, and 222 (2545 East Hills Drive, 2514 Park Hill Drive, and 2508 Park Hill Drive - Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0401 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 properties in the 20th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 19-G, Lots 2, 7, 56, 131, and 206; Block 20-M, Lots 77, 78, 79, and 112; and Block 20-S, Lot 46 (Herschel Street; Weston Way; Harker Street; 922, 920, 0, and 915 Elkton Street; and Fairview Avenue - Council District No. 2).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0402 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 properties in the 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 124-N, Lots 281, 282, and 283, and Block 125-B, Lots 281 and 283 (Meadow Street and Lincoln Avenue - Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0403 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 properties in the 26th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 77-N, Lots 103 and 104 (243 and 247 Kennedy Avenue - Council District No. 1).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0404 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 12th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 125-C, Lot 46 (639 Lincoln Avenue - Council District No. 9).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0405 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 properties in the 5th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh designated in the Deed Registry Office of Allegheny County as Block 26-N, Lots 16-A and 17 (Wichita Way and 3348 Milwaukee Street - Council District No. 6).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0406 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 828 of 2019, which authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service Commission to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with ConnectYourCare, LLC for services relating to the administration of the City of Pittsburgh’s Flexible Spending Account program, by extending the existing contract for another year.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0407 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the City to accept a payment of Thirty Thousand Dollars and No/100 ($30,000.00) from PrimeGov Solutions, as amicable resolution of a contract dispute. (Executive Session held 6/14/22)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0408 1 ResolutionResolution providing for a professional services agreement or agreements or existing agreements for consulting services, but not limited to auditing, accounting, and technical services for the City Controller’s Office at a cost not to exceed $150,000.00Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0409 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Safety to enter into several Sponsorship Agreements for the Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0410 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to enter into Sponsorship Agreements for the City of Pittsburgh Independence Day Festival (the “Festival”).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0411 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances the certain site known as The Troy Hill Fire House located at 1800 Ley Street (48-N-10) in Troy Hill, in the 24th Ward, City of Pittsburgh (Public Hearing held 7/12/22)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2022-0412 1 CommunicationCommunication from City Controller Michael Lamb and Citizen Police Review Board Executive Director Elizabeth C. Pittinger, submitting a Performance Audit of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP), dated May 2022.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0413 1 CommunicationCommunication from Jake Pawlak, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approval on behalf of the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection for Quincy Jones and the Controller’s Office for Bette Ann Puharic, per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0387 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0308 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Julie and Kirby Christy, c/o their attorneys, Woomer & Talarico, 2945 Banksville Road, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 in the amount of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00 USD) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 19-00429. (Executive Session held 5/24/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0309 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with CSI Corporate Security and Investigations, LLC for investigative services related to the Fern Hollow Bridge incident for an amount not to exceed SEVENTEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($17,500.00). (Executive Session held 5/23/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0343 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Flaherty Fardo Rogel & Amick, 812 Ivy Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 in the amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00 USD) relating to the full and final settlement of a case filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas at G.D. 19-018400. (Executive Session held 5/24/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0344 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of O’Brien, Coleman & Wright, LLC, Oliver Building, 535 Smithfield Street, Suite 1025, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, in the amount of Thirty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($30,000.00) relating to the full and final settlement of a litigation filed at No. 2:19-cv-00332 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (Executive Session held 5/23/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0345 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Max Goplerud to conduct a statistical analysis of current voting patterns in the City at a cost not to exceed Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($7,700). (Executive Session held 5/23/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0358 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing an interdepartmental transfer in the amount of $260,000 from Personnel - Salaries and Wages, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Operations, to Personnel - Salaries and Wages, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services. This transfer is necessary to allow for the hiring of fifteen Seasonal/Part time Loaders, to assist refuse collection services.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0359 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the creation of the Lead Safety Trust Fund and for setting the conditions for the deposit of funding into the account and for the expenditure of said funds.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0388 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Safety Services for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0360 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency’s COVID-19 Crisis Emergency Medical Services Grant in the amount of THIRTY-SEVEN THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN DOLLARS ($37,237.00), and authorizing expenditures for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0361 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in favor of CI Technologies, Inc., in the amount of $17,000.00, for a one-year renewal of the license for IAPro professional standards software and related technology for the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0389 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0104 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director or Acting Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh and through the City’s Department of Law, to adopt certain settlement terms and enter into a settlement agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway, Manchester Citizens Corporation, Northside Leadership Conference, and Rail Pollution Protection Pittsburgh in order to resolve claims arising from the Application of Norfolk Southern Railway Company for approval to reconstruct the crossing of the North Avenue / Brighton Road bridge docketed at Public Utility Commission Docket No. A-2018-3006432; and from Northside Leadership Conference, et. al, v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission appeal docketed at No. 611 CD 2019 in the Commonwealth Court. (Executive Session held 3-1-22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0355 1 ResolutionResolution granting unto HUDSON MELWOOD LP, their successors and assigns, the privilege and license to construct, maintain and use at their own cost and expense, to install a subsurface storm water management facility, storm roof leaders, ADA compliant metal grates and a canopy, at 419 Melwood Avenue, in the 5th Ward, 6th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0356 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Multimodal Transportation Fund for the construction of the Sylvan Avenue non-motorized trail in the amount of ONE MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY THREE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR ($1,763,824.00) dollars, and authorizing expenditures for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0390 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0235 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances the certain site known as Rodef Shalom located at 4905 Fifth Avenue (52-K-27-2) in Shadyside, in the 7th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. The owners of the properties support the nomination. (Public Hearing held 5/17/22)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0391 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0369 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Four Public Places and Property, Article XI Parks and Playgrounds, Chapter 473 Use Regulations, Section 473.04 Recreational Activities by adding language that updates camping regulation in City parks.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0392 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0362 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution # 32 of 2022 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 OST, Inc. for short term emergency professional IT (Information Technology) staffing resources as needed to fulfill a number of critical IT and device related projects by revising the budget year and cost.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0363 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 374 Of 2021, authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Departments of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections and Innovation & Performance to enter into an agreement or agreements or amendments to existing agreements to purchase Accela Civic Platform and Accela Citizen Access subscription and cloud hosting services so as to extend the contract an additional year until June 30, 2023, and increase the not-to-exceed cost from $1,310,475.13 to $1,331,647.65.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2022-0393 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for May 25, 2022 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2022-0357 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure and/or the Director of the Department of Finance and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to execute as necessary, Instruments for the Declaration of Restrictions and Covenants in favor of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (“ALCOSAN”) to permit the installation of green infrastructure projects on designated vacant city-owned vacant lots, park sites, and rights-of-way, as funded by ALCOSAN Grow Grants awarded to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (“PWSA”); and further authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure and/or the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into any other necessary Agreements between the City of Pittsburgh, PWSA, and/or ALCOSAN necessary to implement the Grow Grant projects for the benefit of the public.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video