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Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

10:00 AM

City of Pittsburgh

510 City-County Building 414 Grant Street

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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Council Chambers

City Council

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ONE-HUNDRED FORTIETH COUNCIL

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Bruce A. Kraus, President of Council Council Members: Rev. Ricky V. Burgess, Anthony Coghill, Deborah L. Gross, Darlene M.

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Harris, R. Daniel Lavelle, Corey O'Connor, Theresa Kail-Smith, Erika Strassburger

Brenda F. Pree, City Clerk - Kimberly Clark-Baskin, Deputy City Clerk

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ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PROCLAMATIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTS

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS

COUNCILMAN REVEREND RICKY V. BURGESS PRESENTS:

2019-2225 Resolution transferring the amount of 150,000 from the Office of Management and Budget s Operating Budget, JDE Account

11101.102200.53.53101.2019, to the Workforce Development Fund, Job Number 0222806700, Fund 28067, Budget Year 2019.
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2019-2226 Resolution amending Resolution No. 863 of 2018, effective January 1, 2019, entitled Resolution adopting and approving the 2019 Capital

Budget and the 2019 Community Development Block Grant Program, and the 2019 through 2024 Capital Improvement Program, by reducing FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS by 550,000.00, increasing BRIDGE UPGRADES by 530,000.00, and increasing SWINBURNE BRIDGE (TIP) by 20,000.00.
Tagged Passions:grant, budget, development, capital spending, Capital Spending, program, flooding, Development, cdbg, and community development

2019-2227 Resolution amending Resolution No. 432 of 2019 authorizing the Mayor and the City of Pittsburgh Ethics Hearing Board to enter into a

Professional Services Agreement with Rothman Gordon, P.C., 310 Grant St., 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 for professional legal services regarding ethics matters by increasing the total cost from Fifteen Thousand Dollars and No Cents ( 15,000.00) to Twenty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ( 20,000).
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2019-2228 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Finance to execute an Agreement of Sale and all related documents necessary to effect

the purchase by the City of Pittsburgh, in lieu of taking by eminent domain, of 410 Mathews Avenue in the 30th Ward and to accept a deed for the property. Further authorizing the expenditure of funds for the purchase, closing, and other associated auxiliary costs. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)
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COUNCILWOMAN DEBORAH L. GROSS PRESENTS:

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2019-2229 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of City Planning to receive eighty-thousand ( 80,000.00) dollars grant award per agreement

between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, executed 5/15/19, to support the development of an Emerald View Park Master Plan, and to further enter into contract to hire consultants Merritt / Chase to develop aforementioned master plan with additional City expenditures (local match) not to exceed fifty-five thousand ( 55,000.00) dollars, for a total contract value not to exceed one-hundred and thirty-five thousand ( 135,000.00) dollars.
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COUNCILWOMAN DARLENE M. HARRIS PRESENTS:

2019-2230 Resolution further amending and supplementing Resolution No. 855 of 2011, entitled adopting and approving the 2012 Capital Budget by

transferring a total of 37,392.76 from closed and completed projects within District 1 Neighborhood Needs to Public Safety-AEDs ( 9,514), District 1 DPW Projects ( 7,878.76), and American Legion Post 681 ( 20,000).
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COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISSPONSOR /S:

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2019-2231 Resolution further amending Resolution 549 of 2012, entitled providing for an agreement/s, or use of existing agreements and/or a

contract/s, or use of existing contracts, and for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for City Council Neighborhood Needs Program and providing for the payment of the costs thereof by transferring 37,392.76 from closed and completed projects within District 1 Neighborhood Needs to Public Safety-AEDs ( 9,514), District 1 DPW Projects ( 7,878.76), and American Legion Post 681 ( 20,000).
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COUNCILMAN R. DANIEL LAVELLE PRESENTS:

2019-2232 Resolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of the Sheriff, County of Allegheny, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, in

an amount not to exceed Fifteen Thousand, Four Hundred Thirty-Six Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents, for security services provided for the City of Pittsburgh Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race on September 29, 2019.
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COUNCILWOMAN THERESA KAIL-SMITH PRESENTS:

2019-2233 Resolution amending Resolution No. 655 of 2018 providing for an Agreement or Agreements, to set terms and conditions for the construction

by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation ( PennDOT ) of certain supplemental improvements on East Carson Street, with certain contributions to be made by the City through separate legislative appropriations in a subsequent year. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)
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COUNCILWOMAN ERIKA STRASSBURGER PRESENTS:

2019-2234 Resolution further amending Resolution number 479 of 2016, as amended by resolution 769 of 2018 and resolution 664 of 2019, entitled

authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, the Director of City Planning and the Chief of Innovation Performance to enter into a Professional Service Agreement or Agreements with buildingeye, Inc. ( buildingeye ) to purchase software and related support services that will create an interactive map for internal and public visual display of planning, permit, license, and violation data in order to correct a JDE account number. (Waiver of Rule 8 Requested)
Tagged Passions:planning, services, performance, purchasing, license, information technology, and Information Technology

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COUNCILMAN BRUCE A. KRAUS PRESENTS:

2019-2235 Communication from Kevin Pawlos, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, submitting acting pay approvals on behalf of the

Department of Innovation and Performance for Matthew Klink per the Acting Pay Policy revised in June 2018.
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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE - FINAL ACTION

COUNCILMAN REVEREND RICKY V. BURGESS PRESENTS COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND LAW

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2019-2220 Report of the Committee on Finance and Law for October 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.

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2019-2081 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with CSS,Inc., for

the provision of a business tax and revenue management software package for a sum not to exceed Five Million dollars and zero cents ( 5,000,000.00) over five years and for the payment of the costs thereof.
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Legislative History

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9/24/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Finance and Law

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10/2/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

10/8/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Finance and Law

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10/8/19 City Council RECOMMITTED to the Committee on Finance and Law

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

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2019-2180 Resolution authorizing the conveyance of a portion of Enright Parklet to Pennley Park South, Inc. and accepting certain property in the 8th

Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purposes to become part of Enright Parklet. (Public Hearing scheduled for 10/28/19)
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COUNCIL MEMBER BURGESSSPONSOR /S:

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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Waived under Rule 8

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Finance and Law

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10/16/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Finance and Law

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10/16/19 Standing Committee Held for Public Hearing to the Committee on Hearings

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

COUNCILWOMAN THERESA KAIL-SMITH PRESENTS COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

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2019-2221 Report of the Committee on Public Works for October 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.

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2019-1637 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Directors of the Department of Parks and the Department of Public Works to enter into a Lease

Agreement with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater for a portion of real property located on Liberty Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets.
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Legislative History

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5/7/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Public Works

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5/15/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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5/29/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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6/12/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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6/26/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Hearings

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7/24/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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8/28/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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9/18/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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10/8/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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10/23/19 Standing Committee AMENDED

10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as Amended

2019-2174 Resolution amending and supplementing Resolution number 565 of 2019, entitled Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, and the

Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter into an agreement with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation (MTF) Fund Program, should the grant be awarded by DCED, to provide funding for the South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project. The grant proposal includes an ask of 1,578,725.00 with a local match of 473,618.00 to be contributed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. In the event the grant is awarded, this resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO MILLION FIFTY TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FOURTY THREE ( 2,052,343.00) dollars for this stated purpose. To increase the budget authority to match an increased ask in the grant application to now be 2,500,000.00 with an unchanged local match of 473,618.00 to be contributed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. In the event the grant is awarded, this amended resolution provides for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed 2,973,618.00 (TWO MILLION NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY THREE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN DOLLARS) for this states purpose.
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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Public Works

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2181 Resolution authorizing the acceptance, by the City of Pittsburgh, of the grant of an easement in the 8th Ward, 9th Council District of the

City of Pittsburgh by Pennley Park South, Inc. (PPS), pursuant to the provisions of PPS Revised Amended Preliminary Land Development Plan, approved by the Planning Commission February 12, 2019, as further amended by Order of the Court of Common Pleas.
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COUNCIL MEMBER BURGESSSPONSOR /S:

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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Waived under Rule 8

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Public Works

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10/16/19 Standing Committee AMENDED

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10/16/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Public Works

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10/16/19 Standing Committee Held for Public Hearing to the Committee on Hearings

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10/23/19 Standing Committee AMENDED

10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as Amended

2019-2208 Resolution providing for an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of PA in connection with the paving of Conniston

Avenue between Bon Air Avenue and Drycove Street, Fordyce Street, between Calle Street and Caperton Street, Caperton Street between Conninston Avenue to Roseton Street, Roseton Street between Caperton Street to Bon Air Avenue and Bon Air Avenue between Roseton Street to 208 Bon Air Avenue. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is one hundred and sixty three thousand eight hundred ninety one dollars and eighty-two cents ( 163,891.82).
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Legislative History

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10/22/19 City Council Waived under Rule 8

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10/22/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Public Works

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2209 Resolution authorizing an Agreement between the City of Pittsburgh and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania in connection with the restoration and

paving of Sidney St. between 21st Street to 17th Street, 17th Street between Bingham Street and Muriel Street, 21st Street between Carson Street and Sidney Street and Wrights Way between 21st Street to 2107 Wrights Way, providing for the payment of the costs thereof by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania to the City of Pittsburgh. The estimated cost of preparation and completion of work is One Hundred and Fifty-two Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars and Eight Cents ( 152,827.08).
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Legislative History

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10/22/19 City Council Waived under Rule 8

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10/22/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Public Works

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

COUNCILWOMAN DEBORAH L. GROSS PRESENTS COMMITTEE ON LAND USE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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2019-2222 Report of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for October 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.

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2019-1953 Resolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain structure known as

Heathside Cottage, located at 416 Catoma Street (23-D-56), in the Fineview Neighborhood, in the 25th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 10/22/19)
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Legislative History

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8/27/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development

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9/4/19 Standing Committee Held for Public Hearing to the Committee on Hearings

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10/22/19 Committee on Hearings Public Hearing Held to the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2172 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of City Planning to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding

from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection s DC Fast Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Grant Program to install electric vehicle charging stations in a parking lot at 6117 Kirkwood Street and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed TWO HUNDRED FOURTY FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY ( 245,650.00) dollars for this stated purpose. The grant requires a match from the Pittsburgh Parking Authority in the amount of EIGHTY ONE THOUSAND EIGTH HUNDRED EIGHTY THREE ( 81,883.00) dollars for this stated purpose for a total project cost of THREE HUNDRED TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE ( 327,533.00) dollars.
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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

COUNCILWOMAN ERIKA STRASSBURGER PRESENTS COMMITTEE ON INNOVATION, PERFORMANCE AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

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2019-2223 Report of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for October 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.

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2019-2156 Resolution amending Resolution No. 341 of 2016, by further authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Works and the

Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into an amended agreement or agreements with Cartegraph Systems, Inc., in order to continue licensing application software and for the purchase of associated subscription, maintenance, cloud hosting and professional services for years 2019, 2020 and 2021. The cost of the extension shall not exceed 559,706.37. Total cost 1,031,556.37 for years 2016-2021.
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Legislative History

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10/8/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management

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10/16/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management

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10/23/19 Standing Committee AMENDED

10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as Amended

2019-2176 Resolution amending Resolution No. 639 of 2013, which authorized the City enter into a Contract or Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh

Community Television for public access television services, by extending the term of the agreement for one year to September 18, 2020.
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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2178 Resolution authorizing The Mayor and the Director of Innovation Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a Master

Lease Agreement with Dell Financial Services for Leasing Services to lease electronic devices, with installation and support services for a period of seven years. The total amount of funds for this equipment and services will be appropriated and approved under separate subsequent requests and will not exceed a total of Three Million Three Hundred Fifty-Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Eleven Dollars and Twenty-Three Cents ( 3,358,711.23).
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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

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COUNCILMAN COREY O'CONNOR PRESENTS COMMITTEE ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

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2019-2224 Report of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for October 23, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.

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2019-2029 Resolution adopting Plan Revision to the City of Pittsburgh s Official Sewage Facilities Plan for the 201 Arsenal Phase II Residential Land

Development project, located at 135 39th Street of Pittsburgh, PA, 15201.
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Legislative History

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9/10/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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9/18/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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10/8/19 Standing Committee Held in Committee to the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2173 Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement(s) with

Allegheny County, with respect to the winter season(s) of 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 (November 1 to March 31 of each year) under which (1) (a) the City will store, handle, and load salt for the County, and (b) the County will store, handle, and load salt for the City, and, (2) (a) the City will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain County roads, including bridges with their approaches, and (b) the County will perform snow and ice clearance together with the application of anti-skid and/or deicing materials for certain City roads, including bridges with their approaches.
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Legislative History

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10/15/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

2019-2205 Resolution providing for an agreement or agreements between the City of Pittsburgh and McCaffery Interests, Inc. and/or the Urban

Redevelopment Authority in connection with improvements to the cartway generally at the Strip District Terminal at 1600 Smallman Street and for access to make those improvements to the cartway and for temporary operation and maintenance of the cartway, in anticipation of a future public Right of Way, public parking, public operation and maintenance of the cartway, and potential public dedication of the cartway at the site.
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Legislative History

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10/22/19 City Council Waived under Rule 8

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10/22/19 City Council Read and referred to the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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10/23/19 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

EXCUSE ABSENT MEMBERS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

ADJOURNMENT

LEGISLATION PRESENTED BY SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

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