MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

     OCTOBER 10, 2006

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                      ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign the agreement

         entitled "Agreement between the State of Connecticut and the City of Hartford for the

         construction, inspection, and maintenance of Asylum Street utilizing Federal funds under the

         urban component of the Surface Transportation Program, State Project No. 63-570,

         Federal-Aid Project STPH-1063(123)."

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Acceptance of ownership of IVS Voting

         System from the Secretary of State in order to comply with the Help America Vote Act.

            Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of half the Certificate of

         Occupancy fees for the Mark Twain House and Museum.

            Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Acceptance of ownership of LHS Optical

          Scan Voting Machines from the Secretary of State in order to comply with the Help

         America Vote Act.

            Passed

5        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into a Purchase

         and Sale Agreement with Hartford Estates LLC for property located at 191-193 Sigourney

         Street.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

          Referred to the  Housing Committee 

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 1143 Main Street to Providian Builders.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development and Housing Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 602 Garden Street to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

          Referred to the  Housing Committee 

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 91-93 Atwood Street to Northside Institutions Alliance, Inc.
         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to declare the

         establishment of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the standard system

         for the management of domestic incidents which affect the health, welfare, safety and

         security of Hartford's residents.

           Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

10.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned property located at 14H East Street to Mr.

         Junior Martin, Ms. Carmen Vega and Ms. Genoveva Soto.

            Passed

11.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to sign an agreement with the State for development of contract

         plans, specifications and estimate for extension of Mark Twain Drive utilizing Federal funds

         under the High Priority Projects Program.

            Passed

12.  PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to reprogram Community Development Block Grant -

         Unallocated Local Option funds for the acquisition of 43 Wadsworth Street and 44-55-58

         Cedar Street for the construction of the Institute for Hispanic Family Center.

            Passed

13.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to execute a purchase and sale agreement with Woodland

         Moving & Warehouse, Inc. through the Hartford Redevelopment Agency for certain

         property and improvements located at 426 Woodland Street for Albany Woodland
           
           
Redevelopment Project.

            Postponed

14.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Presentation by Hartford AIDS

         Commission, joint with UCONN/CCMC Pediatric and Youth HIV Program on the

         prevention of HIV and STD’ in Hartford youth.

            Received

15.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Update on Facilities Study from Hartford Board of Education
           
           
Member David MacDonald.

            Received

REPORTS

16.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to submit and adopt Amendment I to the Year Two (Program

         Year 32) Annual Action Plan.

            Passed

17.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Allocation of funds to and authorization to enter into contract with for mentoring program

         established through a partnership with Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (NBBBS) and Prince

         Hall Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Connecticut, Inc.

            Postponed

18.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Appointment of members to Commission to End Homelessness.

            Passed

19.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the

         Capital Improvement Fund for renovation and improvements to the Board of Education

         leased facility at 875 Asylum Avenue. ($300.000).

            Received

20.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Providing a review of a

         number of key strategies that address considerations to improve academic achievement by

         Hartford Board of Education.

            Passed

21.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Approval for the

         construction of the University High School of Science and Engineering temporary classroom

         space and assigns the project to the Hartford School Building Committee.

            Passed

FOR ACTION

22.     Report de Authorization to make additional transfers from the contingency account and/or

         unencumbered funds to take care of unforeseen contingencies.

            Passed

23.     Report de Authorization to grant credit and waive any outstanding or future encroachment

         permit fees related to construction activities in connection with the completion of the

         Temple Street Project.

            Postponed

24.     Report de Approval of the Redevelopment Plan for the Downtown West I Project.

            Passed

25.     Ordinance amending Chapter 31 of Code de Streets and Sidewalks. (Newsracks).                         (To be withdrawn)

            Withdrawn

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

         renovation and improvements to the Board of Education leased facility at 875 Asylum

         Avenue. ($300,000).

         Passed

27.     Ordinance making appropriation for various public improvements aggregating $4,750,000

         and authorizing the issuance of $4,750,000 bonds of the City to meet said appropriations

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

         ($4,750,000).

            Passed

28.     Resolution de Allocation of partial funds from CDBG and garnered the support of Local

         Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to develop an alternative pool of community services

         and resources for Hartford Organizing for Tomorrow (HOT).

            Passed

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 31 of Code de Streets and Sidewalks.

             (Newsracks).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

RESOLUTIONS

30.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Aetna Insurance Company de Approval of the granting of an air rights

         easement by the City over Flower Street for a parking garage for.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

31.     (MAYOR PEREZ) No Freeze Shelter de Authorization to enter into contract with the

         Salvation Army for the operation of.

            Passed

32.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Aetna Insurance Company de Authorization to extend initial leases for

         properties located at 500H and 553H Capitol Avenue with.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 20, 2006

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

33.     (MAYOR PEREZ AND COUNCILPERSON BOUCHER) Hartford’s FIRST (For Inspiration
           
           
and Recognition of Science & Technology) Robotic Team de Allocation of funds from the

         Health and Human Services Department to assist with a resource gab presently facing the

         Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) for.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

34.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Park Street de Waiver of half the fees, permission to sell

         food and beverages and street closure for Taste of Parkville sponsored by the Parkville

         Senior Center on.

            Passed

35.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Evergreen Avenue de Waiver of half the fees, permission
           
           
to serve food and beverages and street closure for a block party sponsored by the West End Civic

         Association.

            Passed

36.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Goodwin Park de Permission to hold a drive-through

         animated light festival at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

37.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Deerfield Avenue de Waiver of half the fees, permission

         to serve food and beverages, use of City equipment and street closure for an event held by

         the Christian Activities Council on.

            Passed

38.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Annual Columbus Day Parade and Celebration de

         Allocation of funds, waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and alcohol to the

         Columbus Celebration and Parade Committee for.

            Passed

39.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Immigrant rights de Waiver of half the fees, and

         permission to serve food and alcohol for a march and rally sponsored by the American

         Friends Service Committee for.

            Passed

    Attest:   


                                                                       Daniel M. Carey,
                                                                                 City Clerk