AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      SEPTEMBER 14, 2009

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ de Veto of exemplary service by Clarence W. Corbin to the community.

        

2.       MAYOR PEREZ de Veto of waiver of a quarter of the fees and permission to sell food,

         beverages and alcohol for the New England Music Festival sponsored by Solar Entertainment

         at Dillon Stadium.

        

3.       MAYOR PEREZ de Veto of authorizing subpoena power limited to the review and

         implementation of the City of Hartford Budgets for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010, as amended.

        

4.       MAYOR PEREZ de August 2009 Monthly Financial Report.

        

5.       MAYOR PEREZ de Fourth Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.

        

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to use the contractual

         services account to contribute to the UCONN Husky Sports Mentor Program.

        

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept grant of the U.S.

         Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the

         Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - Fire Prevention and Safety Program.

        

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Lenco BearCat

         armored tactical response vehicle from the Capitol Region Council of Governments to the

         Hartford Police Department.

        

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Fiscal Year

         2009 Weed and Seed Continuation Grant from the United States Department of Justice for the

         operation of the Weed and Seed Program.

        

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for and receive

         funds from the University of Connecticut to continue its Food Stamp Nutrition Education and

         the Husky Nutrition Projects.

        

11.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the 2009

         Emergency Management Performance Grant from the State for the Emergency Management

         Program.

        

12.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the COPS Hiring

         Recovery Program (CHRP) Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire new Police

         Officers.

        

13.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Protesting the proposed closing of two

         postal stations in Hartford and requesting the intervention of the U.S. Congress to prevent the

         closing of urban postal stations in Connecticut.

        

14.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for a Fourth Quarter

         Transfer from unencumbered appropriation balances in the Department of Property and

         Casualty Insurance.

        

15.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Civic and cultural

         allocations payment approval.

        

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Review of the Revenue

         and Expenditure Report for the Month of July 2009 and 3rd Quarterly Report review.

        

17.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on various items.

        

18.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Strategic plan review of the Hartford Public Library Board on

         Literacy in Hartford.

        

19.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Presentation and

         discussion with Acting Director of Public Works on various issues.

        

20.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Presentation by Youth

         from the West End Community Center regarding recreation opportunities in the West End

         Neighborhood.

        

REPORTS

21.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization for a Fourth Quarter Transfer for Registrars of Voters.

        

22.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an

         appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements and renovations at the

         Hyland Park.

        

23.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an

         appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements and renovations at the

         Southend Senior Center.

        

24.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to waive lien interest for the property located a 219 Cornwall

         Street belonging to the Estate of Juana Diaz.

        

25.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds for improvements to Delucco Park.

        

26.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE AND HOUSING COMMITTEE de

         Authorization to enter into an agreement to administer and carry out all Homelessness

         Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP).

        

27.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for an Angel on my Shoulder Event sponsored by the

         Community Renewal Team at Elizabeth Park.

        

28.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization to charge a nominal admission fee for Pork Pie Hat

         Music Series sponsored by the Office of Cultic Affairs.

        

29.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and street

         closures and allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account to the Italian

         American Celebration Committee for Columbus Day Parade and Celebration.

        

30.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for National Night Out sponsored by Hartford Areas

         Rally together at Pope Park.

        

31.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Sawyer School Picnic sponsored by the Sawyer

         School at Pope Park.

        

32.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closure for the Franklin Avenue Block Party

         sponsored by the Boriqueneers and Trantolo and Trantolo at Franklin Avenue.

        

33.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Neighborhood Block Party and Wellness Festival

         sponsored by the Charter Oak Health Center, Inc. at Oak and Hungerford Streets.

 

34.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Connecticut Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports

         Event sponsored by the Sports Association of Gaylord Hospital at Batterson Park.

        

35.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission for street closure and to serve food and

         beverages for Evergreen Block Party sponsored by the West End Civic Association at

         Evergreen Avenue.

        

36.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission for street closure and to serve food and

         beverages for the Salvation Army's Marshall House Block Party sponsored by the Salvation

         Army's Marshall House at South Marshall Street to Case Street.

        

37.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission for street closure and to serve alcohol, food

         and beverages for West Indian Day Parade in honor of 47th Anniversary of various Nations of

         the Caribbean sponsored by the West Indian Independence Celebration Committee at Main

         Street north of Albany Avenue.

        

38.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Naming

         of Albany Avenue and Main Street as Keith L. Carr, Sr. Corner.

        

FOR ACTION

39.      Report with accompanying resolution de Authorization for a Fourth Quarter Transfer for

         Registrars of Voters.

        

40.      Report, with accompanying resolution de Requesting tax payer burden of fees and profits to

         Tax-serv and other private collection agencies report by Finance Director.

        

41.      Report with accompanying resolution de Restraint from continued Outsourcing and

         Privatization of City Services.

        

42.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code de Living Wage.

        

43.      Ordinance amending Chapter 17, adding Article IV, Sections 17-55 through 70 of Code de

         Smoke Free Health Care Facilities.

        

44.      Resolution de Authorization to continue contractual agreements with various Senior Centers.

        

45.      Resolution on Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues de Appointment

         of members to.

        

46.      Resolution de Reappointment of Walter R. Butler to the Civilian Police Review Board.

        

47.      Resolution de Appointment of members to the Permanent Commission on the Status of

         Hartford Women.

        

48.      Resolution de Appointment of Luz V. Sullivan to the Human Relations Commission.

        

49.      Resolution de Appointment of members to the Commission on Grandparents Raising

         Grandchildren.

        

50.      Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements

         and renovations at the South End Senior Center.

        

51.      Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements

         and renovations at Hyland Park.

        

52.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-25 (c) of Code de NBU-GG

         Provisions (Employee contributions).

        

53.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-30 (f) of Code de Non Bargaining

         Union-Bargaining Pension Benefits for NBU-P/F Employees may include alternate final

         average pay and Military Service Credit.

 

54.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-34 (c) of Code de SCGA Provisions

         (Employee contributions).

        

55.      Ordinance amending Chapter VII, Section 2 (b) of Code de Appointive Boards and

         Commissions required by the Charter (Committee on Abatement of Taxes and Assessments).                TO BE WITHDRAWN

        

PROPOSED ORDINANCES
56.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Section 15-6 and

         repealing Section 15-6.5 of Code de Dumping in city or watercourses.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 21, 2009

57.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article II of Code de Civic and

         Cultural Account Appropriations.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 21, 2009

58.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Section 2-351 of

         Code de Administrative Salary Adjustments.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 21, 2009

RESOLUTIONS

59.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) (COUNCILMAN

         BOUCHER) (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA) (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Fiscal Analysis Task

         Force de Appointment of members to.

        

60.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Joel D. Johnson de Appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory

         Commission.

        

61.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Maria T. Cerniuskas-Upton de Appointment to the Commission on

         Disability Issues.

        

62.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Reclamation of the River in Bushnell Park Task Force de

         Appointment of members to.

        

63.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) Juan Castillo Latin-American Basketball League de

         Authorization to allocate funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account to.

        

64.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON) St. Martin's Outreach Certified Nursing Assistant

         Program de Allocation of funds for.

        

65.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON) Sankofa Kumba Cultural Arts Consortium de

         Allocation of funds for the support of.

        

66.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER) Pathways to Technology Magnet School de Authorization to

         execute an amendment to the lease with 184 Windsor Avenue, LLC for.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 21, 2009

 

67.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY) 

         Hartford Health Care de Formation of a task for to study the impact of Hartford Hospital and

         the University of Connecticut's John Dempsey Hospital on.

        

68.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Hartford Marathon Foundation de Waiver of half the fees,

         permission to vend food, beverages, alcohol and merchandise also close a few streets and

         allocation of funds for the ING Run for Something Better and the ING Hartford Marathon

         sponsored by.

        

69.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Connecticut Science Center de Allocation of funds for.

 

70.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) ACORN the Association of Community Organization for

         Reform Now de Allocation of funds for North End Chapter for.

        

71.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Hartford Catholic Worker de Allocation of funds for.

        

72.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Memory

         Walk sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter at.

        

73.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Hartford Public Library de Permission to serve alcohol at

         various functions for.

        

74.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Our Lady of Sorrows Church de Waiver of half the fees and

         closure of right side of streets for New Park Avenue, Grace Street, Greenwood Street, Park

         Street for the Lord of Miracles Procession sponsored by the Brotherhood of Miracles of Peru

         HESMiPERU and.

        

75.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) New Ross, County Wexford Park "HEAVEN" de Waiver of

         half the fees for Mighty 4 Hartford, Bboy Skate Jam sponsored by the Underground Coalition

         at.

        

76.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Blue Hills Avenue de Waiver of half the fees and partially

         closure of street for Celebration Walk/Parade sponsored by the Blue Hills New Testament

         Church of God at.

        

77.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Heart of

         Hartford Event sponsored by the Mission for Jesus International, Inc. at.

        

78.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) The First Company Governor's Foot Guard de Waiver of half

         the fees for Rochabeau Day at various Downtown streets sponsored by.

        

79.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Department of Development Services, Planning Division de

         Discussions on improving the Main Street between Trumbull and Park Streets calling it the

         Magnificent Mile by.

        

80.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Sustain Communities Act (S.1619) de Support of.

        

81.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) the Hooker Day Parade de Waiver of half the fees and street

         closures for.

        

82.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Blue Hills Substance Abuse Services Division of the

         Cedarcrest Regional Hospital de Support to continue the operation of.

        

83.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) Disabilities Awareness Month

         de Declaring October as.

84.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) (COUNCILMAN RITTER) 

         Hartford Hurricanes youth football and cheerleading team de Allocation of funds to.

          

85.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Northend Senior Center de Continuing current services and

         providing maintenance services for.

          

86.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Various school programs de Requesting assistance from the

         Superintendent of Schools to assist in community and parents efforts to secure grant funding

         to maintain.

          

87.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) City of Hartford de Halting of all Exceptional Service Increment

         Payments by.

          

88.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Northend Senior Center Advisory Committee de Acceptance by

         the Court of Common Council of the proposed budget by.

 

89.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. de

         Recommendation on the establishment within City limits the name of.

 

90.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)

          (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  President Obama's Health Care Reform Principle de Support of.


91.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) Handz-On de Request of funds by.

 

92.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) North End Senior Center de Agreement to the terms for the

         operation of.

 

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk