CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE

**IMPORTANT COUNCIL MEETING INFORMATION**
Due to the COVID-19 protective guidelines set forth by the federal, state, and local governments, Council Chamber remains closed.
City Council will resume their virtual meetings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 AM virtually unless otherwise indicated.
You may view meeting Livestreams via the City’s YouTube Channel. You may also access meetings videos online. Please check your local listings for City Clerk’s Office by 4:30 PM the day before the meeting.
This process will be in effect until further notice.

Meetings, Agendas, Hearings

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS


Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:00 am

Regular Meeting of Council

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:00 am

Standing Committees Meeting


Detailed City Council Meeting Schedule

POST AGENDAS


Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:00 am

AGENDA ITEM AT THE REQUEST OF COUNCIL MEMBER MEMBER THERESA KAIL-SMITH

Discussion on Policing in Pittsburgh (Police Reform and Budgeting)

2020-0404 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two--Fiscal, Article V-Special Funds, to add a new Chapter, Chapter 237 - “STOP THE VIOLENCE FUND”, to prioritize the prevention of violence and crime within communities and to create a budgetary obligation for the Fund.

2020-0405 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One -- Administrative, Article III - Organization, Chapter 116: Department of Public Safety, to add a new subsection, § 116.02A - “Duty to Intervene”, by requiring sworn and unsworn police employees and officers to stop or attempt to stop another employee or officer from applying inappropriate force or knowingly depriving any person of any constitutionally or statutorily-guaranteed right.

2020-0406 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article One, General Provisions, Chapter 103, Official Standards, by adding a new subsection, 103.06 - Prohibition on Acquisition of Military Equipment or Weaponry.

2020-0410 Resolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to transfer a total of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) from Police Salaries (Police Recruit Allowance) to the STOP THE VIOLENCE FUND, within the 2020 Operating Budget.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS


Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 5:00 pm

2020-0404 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two--Fiscal, Article V-Special Funds, to add a new Chapter, Chapter 237 - “STOP THE VIOLENCE FUND”, to prioritize the prevention of violence and crime within communities and to create a budgetary obligation for the Fund.

2020-0405 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One -- Administrative, Article III - Organization, Chapter 116: Department of Public Safety, to add a new subsection, § 116.02A - “Duty to Intervene”, by requiring sworn and unsworn police employees and officers to stop or attempt to stop another employee or officer from applying inappropriate force or knowingly depriving any person of any constitutionally or statutorily-guaranteed right.

2020-0406 Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title One, Administrative, Article One, General Provisions, Chapter 103, Official Standards, by adding a new subsection, 103.06 - Prohibition on Acquisition of Military Equipment or Weaponry.

2020-0410 Resolution authorizing and directing the City Controller to transfer a total of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) from Police Salaries (Police Recruit Allowance) to the STOP THE VIOLENCE FUND, within the 2020 Operating Budget.

2020-0487* Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative; Article III, Organization; Chapter 116, Department of Public Safety; by adding a new Section, Section 116.14, Chokehold Prohibition.

*motion made during Council's 7/8/20 Standing Committees Meeting to add legislation to public hearing agenda


Please be advised that in preventing the spread of COVID-19, Council Chamber is closed until further notice. All meetings are being held virtually. To submit public comment for this hearing:


1. By phone: First call the City Clerk’s Office at (412)255-2138 by 3:30 PM THE DAY OF THE HEARING. After you’ve registered, you’ll be given the telephone number and access code to join the hearing; or


2. By email: Forward comments to the City Clerk’s Office via cityclerksoffice@pittsburghpa.gov by 4:00 PM the day of the hearing. Please note the written statements are not read live during meetings/hearings, but are forwarded to all Council Members.

Thank you.


Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Policing in Pittsburgh (Police Reform and Budgeting)


Please be advised that in preventing the spread of COVID-19, Council Chamber is closed until further notice. All meetings are being held virtually. To submit public comment for this hearing:


1. By phone: First call the City Clerk’s Office at (412)255-2138 by 5 PM FRIDAY, JULY 17. After you’ve registered, you’ll be given the telephone number and access code to join the hearing; or


2. By email: Forward comments to the City Clerk’s Office via cityclerksoffice@pittsburghpa.gov by 5 PM Friday, July 17. Please note the written statements are not read live during meetings/hearings, but are forwarded to all Council Members.

Thank you.


Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Policing in Pittsburgh (Police Reform and Budgeting)


Please be advised that in preventing the spread of COVID-19, Council Chamber is closed until further notice. All meetings are being held virtually. To submit public comment for this hearing:


1. By phone: First call the City Clerk’s Office at (412)255-2138 by 4:30 PM THE DAY OF THE HEARING. After you’ve registered, you’ll be given the telephone number and access code to join the hearing; or


2. By email: Forward comments to the City Clerk’s Office via cityclerksoffice@pittsburghpa.gov by 5:00 PM the day of the hearing. Please note the written statements are not read live during meetings/hearings, but are forwarded to all Council Members.

Thank you.


Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Policing in Pittsburgh (Police Reform and Budgeting)


Please be advised that in preventing the spread of COVID-19, Council Chamber is closed until further notice. All meetings are being held virtually. To submit public comment for this hearing:


1. By phone: First call the City Clerk’s Office at (412)255-2138 by 4:30 PM THE DAY OF THE HEARING. After you’ve registered, you’ll be given the telephone number and access code to join the hearing; or


2. By email: Forward comments to the City Clerk’s Office via cityclerksoffice@pittsburghpa.gov by 5:00 PM the day of the hearing. Please note the written statements are not read live during meetings/hearings, but are forwarded to all Council Members.

Thank you.


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