AGENDA
                MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL
                          January 13, 2003

APPROVED MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETINGS OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2002, 
SEPTEMBER 23, OCTOBER 15, OCTOBER 28, NOVEMBER 12 AND NOVEMBER 25.
                                                           
CONSENT CALENDAR:                             
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1.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article II, Division 4,               
      Section 35-163 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                         
                                                                           
2.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 5,              
      Section 35-291 of Code de Project Review. (Definitions).
      Hearing Held             
                                                                           
3.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 11,             
      Section 35-491 of Code de Site Plan Review.
      Hearing Held                           
                                                                           
4.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 12,             
      Section 35-510 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                          
                                                                           
5.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 13,             
      Section 35-545 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                          
                                                                           
6.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 14,             
      Section 35-580 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                         
                                                                           
7.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 15,             
      Section 35-614 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                          
                                                                           
8.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 16,             
      Section 35-648 of Code de Site Plan Review.  Hearing Held                         
                                                                          
9.    Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 17,             
      Section 35-678 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                          
                                                                           
10.   Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 18,             
      Section 35-708 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                         
                                                                           
11.   Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 19,             
      Section 35-743 of Code de Site Plan Review. Hearing Held                          
                                                                           
COMMUNICATIONS                                                             
                                                                           
12.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to enter into agreement with Hartford Housing Authority and         
      allocate funds from to assist with the ROSS Program. Passed                                              
                                                                           
13.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to enter into agreement with State and Mark Twain Memorial           
      for the construction, inspection and maintenance of Mark             
      Twain House improvements. Passed                                           
                                                                           
14.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to subordinate City's mortgage for property located at               
      27-29 Addison Street to Fleet Mortgage. Referred to the
      Housing Committee                            
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                          
15.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      for sale of City-owned properties located at 164 Babcock             
      Street and 607 Zion Street to Brick Hollow Limited                   
      Partnership.  Referred to the Housing Committee                                                                                 
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                         
16.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 8-10          
      Kent Street to Infinity Mortgage Corporation.  Referred to the
      Housing Committee                                               
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                          
17.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to execute an Assistance Agreement with the State for                
      financial assistance for demolition, mothballing, and                
      redevelopment of vacant buildings.   
                          
18.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      for sale of City-owned property located at 218 West                  
      Morningside Street to Donna Shears.  Referred to the
      Housing Committee                                                          
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                           
19.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to enter into a cross-easement agreement with Lightspace             
      LLC, for property located at 36 John Street and rear of 197          
      Main Street. Referred to the Planning, Economic Development
      and Zoning Committee                                                        
                                                                           
20.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to subordinate City's mortgage for property located at              
      117-119 Irving Street to Irwin Mortgage.  Referred to the
      Housing Committee                                                     
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                           
21.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      for renovation of Elizabeth Park Greenhouses and to utilize          
      the services of the On-Call Architectural Consultant for             
      design and construction administration work. Referred to
      Public Works and Parks Committee                        
                                                                           
22.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 77            
      Tredeau Street to Irwin Mortgage. Referred to the
      Housing Committee                                                             
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                           
23.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to reprogram HOPWA funds from Mercy Housing and Shelter              
      Corporation to various HOPWA providers for support                   
      services and amend and negotiate agreement.  Passed                        
                                                                           
24.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      to allocate funds for Sheldon Lawrence for consultancy.              
                                                                           
25.   CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization          
      for Fire Department to apply to State for funds for three            
      Automatic External Defibrillators.  Passed                                 
                                                                           
26.   CITY MANAGER de Report on Peer Technical Assistance                  
      concerning the operation of a Design Center. Received                         
                                                                           
27.   CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de                 
      Settlement of Claim against the City of Hartford, as                 
      follows: Capitol Restoration, Inc. - $50,000.  Passed                      
                                                                           
28.   CORPORATION COUNSEL, with three (3) accompanying                     
      resolutions de Settlements of Actions against the City of            
      Hartford, as follows: Luz Delgado - $1,250, Francis Hewitt           
      - $10,000 and Stanley Moses -$40,000.  Passed                              
                                                                           
29.   PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE de               
      Presentation on the implementation status of Hartford's              
      Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. Received                        
                                                                           
REPORTS                                                                    
                                                                           
30.   CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinances amending Chapter 35,              
      Articles II, III, Divisions 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,           
      18, 19, Sections 35-163, 491, 510, 545, 580, 614, 648, 678,          
      708, 743 of Code concerning Site Plan Review. Received                       
                                                                           
31.   CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinance amending Chapter 35,               
      Article III, Division 5, Section 35-291 of Code concerning           
      Project Review. (Definitions).  Received                                     
                                                                           
32.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the Capital               
      Improvement Fund for the construction of the Science, Math,          
      Technology and Arts Magnet High School. ($3,563,931). 
      Received               
                                                                           
33.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the Capital               
      Improvement Fund for the construction of the East Central            
      Middle School. ($2,108,173). Received                                        
                                                      
34.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the Capital               
      Improvement Fund for the construction of the Montessori              
      Building Blocks Magnet School. ($278,367). Received                          
                                                                           
35.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 5, Section 2-717 of          
      Code concerning Employment and Training Programs on                  
      Assisted Projects.  Received                                                 
                                                                           
36.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      amending the Pay Plan in the Unclassified Service                    
      concerning Manager's Appointees.  Received                                   
                                                                           
37.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance             
      amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1 of Code             
      concerning Designated Vendor Parking.  Received                              
                                                                           
38.   OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with                    
      accompanying substitute resolution de Authorization to               
      apply for funds under the Federal STP-Enhancement Program            
      and commitment of funds from the Streetscape Program for             
      the preparation of plans and specifications for Parkville            
      urban design and transportation improvements for Park                
      Street.  Passed                                                            
                                                                           
39.   EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute                    
      resolution de Recommendation to adopt policy regarding               
      notification of school closings by Board of Education.               
       Passed
                                                                    
40.   PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying                  
      substitute resolution de Increase of fees for playing                
      fields. Passed                                                             
                                                                           
41.   PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending               
      Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1 of Code concerning           
      Designated Vendor Parking.  Received                                         
                                                                           
42.   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS de Application by Northland Two             
      Pillars, LLC to grant Final Review on a certain parcel               
      situated in the block surrounded by Church Street on the             
      north, Trumbull Street on the east, Asylum Street on the             
      south and Ann Street on the west located in the B-1                  
      Downtown Development District.  Received                                    
                                                                           
43.   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS de Ordinance establishing a                 
      Planned Residential Development in a portion of the                  
      block surrounded by Nelson, Clark, Capen and Barbour                 
      Streets. Received                                                            
                                                                           
44.   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS de Application by Community                 
      Builders, Inc. granting Preliminary Special Permit to amend          
      a Planned Residential Development.  Received                                 
                                                                           
FOR ACTION                                                                 
                                                                           
45.   Ordinance concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the             
      Capital Improvement Fund for the construction of the                 
      Science, Math, Technology and Arts Magnet High School.               
      ($3,563,931). Passed                                                       
                                                                           
46.   Ordinance concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the             
      Capital Improvement Fund for the construction of the East            
      Central Middle School. ($2,108,173). Passed                                
                                                                           
47.   Ordinance concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the             
      Capital Improvement Fund for the construction of the                 
      Montessori Building Blocks Magnet School. ($278,367).                
       Passed
                                                                    
48.   Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 5,                 
      Section 2-717 of Code de Employment and Training Programs            
      On Assisted Projects. Tabled                                              

49.   Ordinance amending the Pay Plan in the Unclassified Service          
      de Manager's Appointees.  Passed                                           
                                                                           
50.   Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1           
      of Code de Designated Vendor Parking.  Passed                              
                                                                           
51.   Resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's mortgage           
      for property located at 113-115 Barker Street to Bank of             
      America. Passed                                                          
                                                                           
52.   Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I, Section 32-18 (a)          
      (4) and (j) of Code de Tax Relief for the Elderly.  Passed                 
                                                                           
53.   Resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property          
      located at 380 H Market Street to Mark Yellin. Passed                      
                                                                           
PROPOSED ORDINANCES                                                        
                                                                           
54.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article I, Section 8 of Code          
      de Height and Setback Requirements. Referred to the City Plan
      Commission, Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
      and the Director of Public Works                                 
      HEARING - February 24, 2003                                  
                                                                           
55.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article V, Section 953 of             
      Code de Off-Street Parking.  Referred to the City Plan
      Commission, Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
      and the Director of Public Works                                                                     
      HEARING - February 24, 2003                                  
                                                                           
56.   (Councilperson Painter).                                             
      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 12,                
      Section 2-318 of Code de Commission on Homeless.                     
      Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                           
RESOLUTIONS                                                                
                                                                           
57.   (Mayor and All Councilpersons).                                        
      Take Your Money Hartford de Commendation to. 
      Passed, as amended                        
                                                                           
58.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Joyce McEnespy de Appointment to Parks and Recreation                
      Advisory Commission.  Passed                                               
                                                                           
59.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Keli Thomas de Appointment to Alcohol and Drug Abuse                 
      Commission.  Passed                                                        
                                                                           
60.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Melvin Pettigrew de Appointment to Greater Hartford Transit          
      Commission.  Passed                                                        
                                                                           
61.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Jeanette DeJesus de Appointment to Public Health Advisory            
      Council.  Passed                                                           
                                                                           
62.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Commission de                     
      Appointment of members to.  Passed                                         
                                                                           
63.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Commission on Disability Issues de Appointment and                   
      reappointment of members to.  Passed                                       
                                                                           
64.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Permanent Commission on the Status of Hartford Women de              
      Appointment and reappointment of members to. Passed                        
                                                                           
65.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Advisory Commission on Food Policy de Reappointment of               
      members to.  Passed                                                       
                                                                           
66.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Historic Properties Commission de Reappointment of members           
      to.  Passed                                                                

67.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Corporation Counsel de Authorization to participate in suit          
      with State Attorney General in the United States Court of            
      Appeals.  Passed                                                           
                                                                           
68.   (Mayor Perez).                                                       
      Municipal Employees Retirement Fund de Modification of.              
       Passed
                                                                    
69.   (Deputy Mayor Airey-Wilson, Councilpersons Watkins and               
      Rossetti).                                                           
      28th Annual DOC Hurley-Courant Basketball Scholarship                
      Classic de Allocation of funds and waiver of half the fees           
      for.  Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                                                       
                                                                           
70.   (City Manager).                                                      
      Burnt Hill-Batterson Park de Authorization to sell portion           
      of to the Town of Farmington.  Referred to Public Works
      and Parks Committee                                                              
      HEARING - January 21, 2003                                   
                                                                           
71.   (Councilperson Horton Sheff).                                        
      Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority Community Advisory          
      Board de Support for creation of. Referred to the Health,
      Human Services and Recreation Committee                                   
                                                                           
72.   (Councilperson Horton Sheff).                                        
      SOC Group II, LLC de Amendment of existing Special Permit            
      Application for a Planned Area Development located on the            
      east side of North Main Street between the Amtrak Railroad           
      tracks and Canton Street. Referred to the City Plan
      Commission, Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
      and the Director of Public Works                                                                       
                                                                           
73.   (Mayor and All Councilpersons).                           
      Year of the Campaign on Civic Pride de Declaring 2003 as.            
      Passed
                                                                   
74.   (Councilpersons Kennelly, Painter and Rossetti).                    
      Pope Park Master Plan de Approval of update of.                      
      Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
      Hearing - January 21, 2003        
                                                             
75.   (Councilperson Painter).                                             
      Tax Abatement and Fee Waivers de Consideration of opinions          
      from the Hartford Economic Development or designated                 
      qualified firm and returned to Council for approval on.              
      Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee
                                                                     
76.   (Councilperson Rossetti).                                            
      32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade de Waiving of half the          
      fees associated with.  Referred to Public Works and Parks
      Committee                                                              
        
77.    Operations, Management and Budget Committee de Ordinance
       amending Chapter 32, Article I, Section 32-18 (a) (4) and 
       (j) of Code concerning Tax Relief for the Elderly. Received
 
      Attest:                                
                                             Daniel M. Carey,
                                                City Clerk.