AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      October 14, 2008

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Designating the power of the Court of

         Common Council to approve the assignment of certain tax liens under Section 12-195(h) to

          the Mayor with the approval of the Corporation Counsel to streamline the tax lien

         assignment process.

        

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the COPS 2008

         Technology Grant from the U. S. Department of Justice to purchase and implement

         technology in  the new Public Safety Complex.

        

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the FY2007

         Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U. S. Department of Justice to deploy Officers in

         hotspots identified for gun violence and other criminal activity throughout the City.

        

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute a

         Reimbursement Agreement with MDC for Pump Station Installation and other Sewer/Storm

         Drain Infrastructure Improvements at Maple Avenue Mews.

        

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive grant funding

         from the Department of Environmental Protection and enter into a Service Agreement with

         boundless playgrounds to provide improvements to Lozada Park.

           

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the donation of

         a Knabe Square Grand Piano.

        

7.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss David Belanger v.

         City of Hartford, et al.

            (MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION).

        

8.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Latest CMT and CAPT Test Results for Hartford Public

         Schools.

 

FROM TABLE

9.       Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission (LPRAC) de Opposing of firing Fernando

         Betancourt by the.

        

REPORTS

10.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Aetna

         for the ownership of Pratt Street.

        

11.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction,

         inspection and maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project.

        

12.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

         de Authorization to accept the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) form the State Office of

         Justice Program for the Police Department. 

 

13.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

         de Authorization to accept the SMART Sex Offender Management Grant from the U. S. 

         Department of Justice for the Police Department to track, monitor and apprehend violators

            of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).

        

14.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

         de Authorization to accept the Weed & Seed Continuation Grant from the U. S.

         Department of Justice to continue the Weed & Seed Programs.

 

15.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to apply for and accept funds from the State for the Police

         Department 2008 Quality of Life Initiative Program.

 

FOR ACTION

16.      Report de Approval for the permanent monument commemorating worker's killed while on

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

 

17.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for

         the construction, inspection and maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project.

 

18.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for the corporate 5K sponsored by the

         Connecticut Special Olympics at Bushnell Park.

 

19.      Report de Waiver of half the fees for Walk in Our Footsteps sponsored by the Connecticut

         Coalition Against Domestic Violence at Bushnell Park.

 

20.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for the Christian Parade sponsored by

         the Church of God Pentecost.

 

21.      Report de Waiver of half the fees, permission to vend food, beverages and beer, street

         closures and use of City equipment for Latino Fest 2008 sponsored by the Hacemos

         Scholarship Foundation at Bushnell Park.

        

22.      Report de Waiver of half the fees for the Take Back the Park Event sponsored by the

         Hartford City Mission at Keney Park.

 

23.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for

         community garden picnic sponsored by Broad/Park Development and the Hartford Public

         Library at 158 Affleck Street.

 

24.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the basketball court and serve food

         and beverages for summer outing sponsored by the Liberty Christian Center International

         Church at Elizabeth Park.

 

25.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for

         Evangelical Campaign outreaching for the Vision of Christ 2008 sponsored by Ebenezer

         Pentecostal Church at South Green Park.

 

26.      Report de Waiver of half the fees for an outdoor religious service sponsored by Bibleway

         Temple Nation at Sigourney Square Park.


27.      Report de Waiver of half the fees for religious services sponsored by La Iglesia de Dios, Inc.

         at Barnard Park.

 

28.      Report de Request to acquire the technology of Shot Spotter.

        

29.      Report de Waiver of half the fees, permission to close street, serve food and use stage for

         community street fest sponsored by Liberty Christian Center International Church at Vine

         Street between Albany Avenue and Mather Street.

        

30.      Resolution de Appointment of Mark A. Reaves to the Fair Rent Commission.

 

31.      Resolution de Appointment of Imani Zito to the Advisory Commission on Food Policy.

 

  PROPOSED ORDINANCES                                                                                             

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating $1,000,000 of the Capital Improvement Fund

         for the construction of a new infant and toddler facility in Hartford. ($1,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

        

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating $1,650,000 for transitional classrooms at the

         University High School of Science and Engineering and authorizing the issuance of $165,000

          Bonds of the City to meet the City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance

         thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($1,650,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

 

34.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, Sections 2-900

         through 2-911 of Code de Code of Ethics. (Generally, Definitions, Prohibited generally,

         Disclosure of confidential information, Appearance and intervention on behalf of others,

         violations: contracts, Disclosure of financial interest; filing requirements, Duty to disclose,

         Commission created; memberships; terms; vacancies, Convictions or Pleas to Criminal

         Conduct - Pension Revocation, Pension Distribution Pursuant to Convictions or Please to

         Criminal Conduct and Disclosure of Financial Records Upon Indictment or Probable Cause

         Finding, Arrest or Conviction of Criminal Conduct).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

        

35.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND BOUCHER)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article V, Division 16, Section 2-331 of Code de Freedom of Information Advisory Board.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

 

36.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Ordinance concerning hiring and promotion prohibition

         according to current City of Hartford  Fiscal and Employment conditions.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

 

RESOLUTIONS

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Jeffrey A. Zyjeski de Re-Appointment to the Civilian Police Review

         Board.

 

38.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Edwin Vargas, Jr. de Re-Appointment to the Planning and Zoning

         Commission.

 

39.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Charter Revision Commission de Appointment of members to

         and authorization to spend money on necessary staff for.

 

40.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH, AIREY-WILSON, KENNEDY, RITTER AND SEGARRA)
Hartford Midget Football de Creating of a Task Force for.

 

41.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  AT&T de Awareness to City residents through

         Public Access Television and/or City Website concerning placement of cable utility boxes by.

 

42.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND RITTER)  Hartford Preservation Alliance

         de Allocation of funds from the Sundry Account to support the efforts of.

 

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of have the fees for serving of food

          and beverages, use of City stage and the closure of Trinity Street for Making Strides Against

          Breast Cancer Event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society held at.

 

44.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  SS. Cyril and Methodius Church de Waiver of half the fees

         and permission to use the sidewalk for religious procession by.

          

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Hartford Business Improvement District de Waiver of half

         the fees and permission for street closure for the Hooker Day Parade sponsored by.


46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Brotherhood of Miracles of Peru HESMiPERU de Waiver of

          half the fees and permission for street closure for Lord of Miracles Procession sponsored

 

47.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  New hiring and promotions de Freezing of.

 

48.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Ordinance increasing Councilís salary and referendum de

         Withdrawal of support for.

 

49.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Freedom Of Information Commission de Reimbursement by

         City employees if fined by.

 

50.    (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND WINCH)  T&J Food Service and North End
          Senior Center
de Authorization to enter into a  lease agreement with.

 

51.    COUNCILPERSONS RITTER, WINCH AND AIREY-WILSON)  Department of Veterans
         Affairs and the Assessors Office de Notification of change in process for Veterans Tax Break
          through.


52.      (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender Commission de

         Allocation of funds for a Graduate Social Worker Intern Student for. 


53.      (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND AIREY-WILSON)  Human Resources

         Department de Review of current Civil Services Processes and elimination of any barriers

         that hinder employment.

        

        

        

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk