AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      NOVEMBER 24, 2008

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN

 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to receive the Revenue and Expenditure Report for the month of

         October.

        

2.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the status and possible

         resolution of Hector Lopez vs. Ray Ramos, et al.

        

FROM TABLE

3.       Report de Request by the Court of Common Council for review by the Internal Audit

         Commission of the initial process, monitoring, evaluation and projected impact changes in

         premium share proposals upon the City and City Board and Library retirees.

        

REPORTS

4.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute 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.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating

         $1,000,000 for the planning, acquisition and construction of a new early learning center and

         authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet said appropriation and

         pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose.

         ($1,000,000).

        

6.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de 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).

        

7.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Freezing of new hiring and promotions.

        

8.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds for a graduate social worker intern student for the

         Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Commission.

        

9.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Disapproval for authorization for a First Quarter General Fund Transfer.

        

10.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Request to receive First Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.

        

11.     LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de 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).

        

12.     LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V,

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

 

FOR ACTION

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

         job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

        

14.     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.

        

15.     Ordinance repealing, re-codifying or otherwise amending Chapter 2, Article VII, Division 3

         and 4, Article VIII, IX and X, Division 1-4, as specifically set forth herein and establishing a

         new Article XII of the Hartford Municipal Code. (A COPY OF THE ORDINANCE IS ON

         FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWN AND CITY CLERK).

        

16.     Substitute ordinance appropriating $1,000,000 for the planning, acquisition and construction

         of a new early learning center and authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 Bonds of the City to

         meet said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($1,000,000).

        

17.     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).

        

18.     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).

        

19.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 16, Section 2-331 of Code de Freedom of

         Information Advisory Board.

        

20.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 4, Sections 2-176 through 2-179 of Code

         de Commission on Cultural Affairs.

        

21.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, Sections 2-907 of Code de Duty to disclose.

         (Ethics Code).

        

22.     Resolution de Immediate cessation of violations related to the provisions requiring a balanced

         budget of Hartford Municipal Charter and/or Code.

        

23.     Resolution de Suspension of layoffs.

        

24.     Resolution de Compliance with all related Committee of the Whole (COW) non-financial

         resolutions and finances of 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Budgets.

        

25.     Resolution de Imposing sanctions on persons responsible for any intentional and/or willful

         violations of Hartford Municipal Code and/or Charter.

        

26.     Resolution de Placing immediate freeze on salary increases and promotions of City employees.

        

27.     Resolution de Freeze on purchasing of vehicles and equipment.

        

28.     Resolution de Implementing a hold on Capital Improvement Projects.

        

29.     Resolution de Granting subpoena power to the Chairman of Operations, Management and

         Budget Committee.

        

30.     Resolution de Appointment of three members of Council to Ad hoc committee to assist in

         resolving the deficit.

        

31.     Resolution de Implementing freeze on hiring.

        

32.     Resolution de Developing a multi-year approach for balancing Budget.

        

RESOLUTIONS

33.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Virginia Adams de Appointment to the Commission on Lesbian, Gay,

         Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

        

34.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Dorothy Lovett Buckley de Appointment to the Permanent Commission on

         the Status of Hartford Women.

        

35.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Jennifer P. Stephens de Reappointment to the Civilian Police Review Board.
 

36.     (MAYOR PEREZ) David Klein de Appointment to the Ethics Commission.

        

37.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Alice N. Ferguson de Appointment to the Commission on HIV/AIDS.

        

38.     (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) Hartford Public Library Audit Report

         de Request to accept.

        

39.           (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)

 (COUNCILMAN RITTER) City Council Members de Contribution of funds to help close
 budget gap by.

        

40.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) City Contributions Account de Restriction of funds to

         community-based organizations or sports leagues to two (2) consecutive fiscal years from.

        

41.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, street closures, and

         permission to explode fireworks for First Night Hartford sponsored by First Night Hartford,

         Inc. at.

        

42.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (COUNCILMAN

         SEGARRA)  Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA) de Waiver of half the

         fees and street closure for Three Kings Day Parade sponsored by.

        

43.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Office of Cultural Affairs de Release of funds from the Civic

         and Cultural Engagement Account for use by.

        

44.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Saint Peter's Church de Waiver of half the fees for Religious

         Procession sponsored by.

        

45.     (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Highly paid managers de Reduction in salary for.

        

46.     (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) No pay and benefit losses for workers de Denial of City

         Council pay raises and.

 

    Attest:

 

 

                                                                                              Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk