PA - Pittsburgh: Standing Committee Meeting Agenda - Final

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Standing Committee Meeting Agenda - Final

City of Pittsburgh

Standing Committee Meeting Agenda - Final

510 City-County Building 414 Grant Street

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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Council Chambers10:00 AMWednesday, February 14, 2018

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STANDING COMMITTEES AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

ROLL CALL

FINANCE AND LAW COMMITTEE, REV. BURGESS, CHAIR

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DEFERRED PAPERS

2018-0047 Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Visual Evidence Corporation, 8555 Sweet Valley Drive, Suite A, Valley View, OH

44125 for professional consulting services associated with litigation, at a cost not to exceed Nine Thousand Dollars One Hundred Thirty-Eight and Forty-Nine Cents ( 9,138.49). (Executive Session 2-12-18)
Tagged Passions:legal, public safety, and services

2018-0048 Resolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Three Thousand Thirty-One Dollars and Twenty-Two cents ( 3,031.22)

in favor of Michelle Miller-Kotula, Labor Arbitrator, 428 Bond Street, Washington, PA 15127 for arbitration services. (Executive Session Held 2-7-18)
Tagged Passions:streets, public safety, services, and bond

NEW PAPERS

2018-0069 Resolution authorizing issuance of a warrant in the amount of 10,000.00, in favor of Mary Ann McQuillan, 725 Loretta Street, Pittsburgh, PA

15217 for damage to the water service line at the Claimant s property from tree root and stump grinding post-tree removal in August 2016.
Tagged Passions:streets, property, public safety, Utility, utility, and water

2018-0070 Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Rothman Gordon P.C., 310 Grant St. - Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in an

amount not to exceed Five Thousand Five Hundred Fifty-Five Dollars and Forty-Eight Cents ( 5,555.48) for professional legal services in connection with the Ethics Hearing Board hearings.
Tagged Passions:hearing, legal, public safety, services, ethics, and grant

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2018-0071 Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Schnader Harrison Segal Lewis LLP, P.O. Box 826404, Philadelphia, PA

19182-6404, in an amount not to exceed Six Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty-One Dollars and Eighty Cents ( 6,721.80) for professional services in connection with a police matter. (Executive Session Requested)
Tagged Passions:public safety and services

2018-0072 Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of 3,739.00 to McGrail Associates, 1714 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA for

professional consulting services in connection with billboard tax litigation. (Executive Session Requested)
Tagged Passions:taxes, legal, Taxes, public safety, services, advertising, and signage

2018-0074 Resolution providing for the sale of certain property, acquired by the City of Pittsburgh at tax sales. ITEMS A through C: A: 4421 Lorigan,

B: 1701 Laporte, C: 1733 Laporte
Tagged Passions:taxes, property, Taxes, and sale

2018-0075 Resolution repealing items in Resolutions approved on various dates, which authorized the sale of property in various wards of the City of

Pittsburgh, due to an incompletion of sale. Item A: Lucina Ave
Tagged Passions:property and sale

2018-0076 Resolution providing for the filing of petitions for the sale of certain property, acquired at tax sales, to a City of Pittsburgh based

Community Development Corporation, for the purpose of advancing the interests of the community through redevelopment. ITEMS A through N. A: 116 Burrows, B: 3100 Terrace, C: 227 Robinson, D: 4808 Kincaid, E: 414 E Warrington, F: 420 E Warrington, G: 424 E Warrington, H: 256 Industry, I: 213 Kingsboro, J: 1542 Lowrie, K: 1256 Spring Garden, L: 1037 Spring Garden, M: 1122 Spring Garden, N: 131 Marshall
Tagged Passions:taxes, property, Taxes, development, sale, Development, and community development

2018-0077 Resolution providing for the conveyance by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property, having been placed for sale to adjoining property

owners in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh Side Yard Program. ITEMS A through F: A: 6500 Meadow, B: 0 Susquehanna, C: 7949 Susquehanna, D: 1206 Boyle, E: 1137 Itin, F: 1815 Lowrie
Tagged Passions:property, sale, and program

2018-0078 Resolution amending Resolution No. 179 of 2016, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s)

with Maximus Consulting Services Inc. for services relating to the preparation of the annual indirect cost allocation reports, by exercising the written option to extend the term of the contract by two years.
Tagged Passions:services and contract

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2018-0079 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Strassburger,

McKenna, Gutnick, Gefsky for legal assistance in rewriting the City of Pittsburgh s business tax/fee regulations, forms, and portions of the City Code of Ordinances. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide tax consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ( 300,000.00) over a three year period.
Tagged Passions:taxes, legal, Taxes, services, ordinance, finance, regulation, and business

2018-0096 Resolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget by

changing the group purchasing the Beltzhoover School, within District 3 Neighborhood Needs. SPONSOR /S: MR. KRAUS
Tagged Passions:budget, education, purchasing, and neighborhood

2018-0097 Resolution further amending Res. No. 93 effective March 6, 2012 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 City Council Neighborhood Needs Program in Council District 3; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof , by changing the group purchasing the Beltzhoover School. Total cost of all District 3 Neighborhood Needs projects is not to exceed 51,943.77. SPONSOR /S: MR. KRAUS
Tagged Passions:education, purchasing, services, contract, council, equipment, neighborhood, materials, and program

INVOICES

INTRA DEPARTMENTAL TRANSFERS

P-CARD APPROVALS

PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES COMMITTEE, MR. LAVELLE, CHAIR

Tagged Passions:public safety and services

DEFERRED PAPERS

2018-0056 Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One - Administrative, Article XI - Personnel, Chapter 191 - Retirement,

Section 191.06 - Compulsory Retirement.
Tagged Passions:personnel, ordinance, Title I, retirement, and seniors

NEW PAPERS

2018-0080 Resolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ( 18,500) in favor of Lynn

Kohnfelder in settlement of a secondary employment grievance. (Executive Session Requested)
Tagged Passions:public safety, human resources, union, employment, and settlement

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2018-0081 Resolution providing for the issuance of a warrant in the total sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ( 15,000) in favor of Raymond Toomey in

settlement of a secondary employment grievance. (Executive Session Requested)
Tagged Passions:public safety, human resources, union, employment, and settlement

LAND USE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, MS. GROSS, CHAIR

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and economic development

NEW PAPERS

2018-0083 Resolution amending Resolution No. 675 of 2017, effective November 6, 2017 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business

Improvement District. SPONSOR /S: MR. KRAUS
Tagged Passions:business

2018-0084 Resolution amending Resolution No. 650 approved October 7, 2014, to include additional addresses for Area II in the South Side Flats

community (Council District 3). SPONSOR /S: MR. KRAUS
Tagged Passions:council

2018-0099 Resolution amending Resolution 489, effective August 10, 2017, Resolution providing for the filing of a Community Development statement by

the City of Pittsburgh with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant in connection with the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program; providing for the execution of grant contracts and for the filing of other data providing for required assurances; providing for execution of payment vouchers on letter of credit and for certification of authorized signature; the deposit of the funds in a bank account and providing for the payment of expenses within categories, so as to reprogram funds from the City Council budget: Westside Mustangs Youth Football Athletic Association (-7,500.00) to Stop the Violence Pittsburgh (+2,500.00) and Sheraden United Methodist Church-Kidz Klub (+5,000.00): SPONSOR /S: MRS. KAIL-SMITH
Tagged Passions:budget, contract, council, development, youth, athletics, church, housing, grant, Development, cdbg, funding, program, and community development

2018-0100 Resolution amending Resolution No. 490, effective August 10, 2017 entitled: Resolution providing for an Agreement or Agreements with

various community organizations for operational/administrative expenses, maintenance, purchase of equipment; and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities; and for administrative/operational costs, maintenance, purchase of equipment, and/or rehabilitation of neighborhood facilities of various departmental programs/projects for the benefit of the residents of the City of Pittsburgh, at a cost not to exceed 825,000.00 so as to reprogram funds within City Council from Westside Mustangs Youth Football Athletic Association (-7,500.00) to Stop the Violence Pittsburgh (+2,500.00) and Sheraden United Methodist Church-Kidz Klub (+5,000.00): SPONSOR /S: MRS. KAIL-SMITH
Tagged Passions:purchasing, council, youth, athletics, equipment, church, neighborhood, funding, and program

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INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, MR. O'CONNOR, CHAIR

Tagged Passions:intergovernmental

NEW PAPERS

2018-0073 Resolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for Uncle Ray s Real Estate for property

located at 512 and 514 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Tagged Passions:streets and property

2018-0082 Resolution directing the Urban Redevelopment Authority ( URA ) to create, fund, and maintain an Entrepreneur Support Fund for the purposes

of supplying select new businesses with early-stage seed funding where applicable. SPONSOR /S: MR. O'CONNOR
Tagged Passions:funding and business

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