MINUTES

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                        OCTOBER 11, 2005

                                                                                                                   

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for Corporation Counsel

         to settle a case between the City and the Hastings Hotel and accept payment pursuant to settlement.

         Passed

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept a grant from

the State and execute and approve any and all contracts and amendments to develop and implement

the Healthy Start Program.
   

Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Designating a portion of Ridgefield

         Street as a local Historic District.
       
       
Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds to Laidlaw Transit

         Services, Inc. for the provision of living wage to bus drivers serving the City of Hartford.

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds and enter into and

         modify said contract with the Salvation Army to operate No Freeze Shelter facilities.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

6.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 7, Article III of Code concerning Parades.

        Received           

7.         PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Report from Business

         For Downtown Hartford (BFDH) Entertainment District Subgroup.

         Received

8.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Shortages in

         Sanitation Department.

         Received

9.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Issues in Colt Park.

         Received

10.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE AND MANAGEMENT AND

         BUDGET COMMITTEE de Report on referred items.     

         a.  Passed

         b.  Passed

 

REPORTS

11.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into a lease agreement with the John E. Rodgers

         African American Cultural Center, Inc. for use of property as a museum and community

         resource center.

         Passed

12.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to the Hartford Parking Authority to lease commercial space in

         the Morgan Street Garage to various potential tenants.

         Passed

13.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating $29,500,000 for

         Breakthrough Academy Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $2,950,000 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. ($29,500,000).

         Received

14.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating $36,450,000 for

         construction of Greater Hartford Classical Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of

         $3,645,000 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. ($36,450,000).

            Received

15.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending an ordinance

         appropriating funds for Hartford Public High School and authorizing the issuance of

         $102,000,000 general obligation bonds to meet said appropriations. ($105,000,000).

         Received

16.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating $36,950,400 for

         Pathways to Technology Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $4,000,000 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. ($36,950,400).

         Received

17.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating funds for various

         public improvements and authorizing the issuance of $5,750,000, 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. ($5,750,000).

         Received

18.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to apply for and receive funds for the Hartford Healthy Start:

         Eliminating Disparities Grant and enter into contracts with the Hispanic Health Council

         and Nia Solutions, Inc. for services.

         Passed

19.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Authorization to apply for and

         receive funds from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services under Title I of

         the Ryan White CARE Act for services for persons with AIDS.  

         Received

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

         Authorization for the Department of Health and Human Services to contribute funds to

         the UCONN Husky Sports Program.

         Passed

21.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services

         Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account for fall programs and enter into

         contract with Cultural Dance Troupe of the West Indies, Inc.

         Passed

22.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services

         Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account for and enter into contract with the

         Compass Youth Collaborative.

         Passed

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

resolution
de Waiver of half the fees for Connecticut Expo for Business managed by Event

Management, Inc.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Support for the  building of a recreational trail along the South Branch of the

         Park River, acceptance of ownership and authorization to enter into agreement with Eastern

         Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc. for future maintenance.

         Passed

25.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance establishing

          the Committee on Veterans Gravesites.

          Received

26.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 7, Article II, Division 1, Section 7-16 (d) of Code concerning City services to Public

          Festivals.    

        Received

27.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 26, Article I, Section 26-8 of Code concerning cemetery grave opening in City

         cemeteries shall be as follows.

         Received

28.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1 (a) & (b) of Code concerning Designated Vendor Parking.

         Received

29.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 31, Article I, Section 31-8(a) of Code concerning Lawful Obstructions-Permit.

         Received

30.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 31, Article III, Section 31-8(a) & (b) of Code concerning Streets and Sidewalks.

         Received

31.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter

22, Article II, Division 5, Section 22-113 of Code concerning Attendants

         Received

32.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 29, Article I of Code concerning Public Safety Police Detail for Places of Public

         Amusement.

         Received

FOR ACTION

33.      Report and resolution de Request to grant a leave of absence to various employees to close a

          break in service.

         Postponed

34.      Ordinance appropriating $29,500,000 for Breakthrough Academy Magnet School and

         authorizing the issuance of $2,950,000 bonds of the City to meet the City's portion of said

         appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowing for such

          purpose. ($29,500,000).

         Passed

35.      Ordinance appropriating $36,450,000 for construction of Greater Hartford Classical Magnet

          School and authorizing the issuance of $3,645,000 bonds of the City to the meet the City's

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

         borrowings for such purpose. ($36,450,000).

         Passed

36.      Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating funds for Hartford Public High School and

         authorizing the issuance of $102,000,000 general obligation bonds to meet said

         appropriations. ($105,000,000).

         Passed

37.      Ordinance appropriating $36,950,400 for Pathways to Technology Magnet School and

         authorizing the issuance of $4,000,000 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. ($36,950,400).

         Passed

38.      Ordinance appropriating funds for various public improvements and authorizing the issuance

         of  $5,750,000 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.

         ($5,750,000).

         Passed

39.      Ordinance establishing the Committee on Veterans Gravesites.

         Passed

40.      Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article II, Division 1, Section 7-16 (d) of Code de City

         services to Public Festivals.

         Passed

41.      Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article III of Code de Parades.

         Withdrawn

42.      Ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article II, Division 5, Section 22-113 of Code de

         Attendants.

         Passed

43.      Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Article I, Section 26-8 of Code de Cemetery grave opening

          in City cemeteries shall be as follows.

         Withdrawn

44.      Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1 (a) & (b) of Code de Designated Vendor

         Parking.

         Withdrawn

45.      Ordinance amending Chapter 29, Article I of Code de Public Safety Police Detail for Places

         of Public Amusement.

         Passed

46.      Ordinance amending Chapter 31, Article I, Section 31-8 (a) of Code de Lawful

         Obstructions-Permit.

         Postponed

47.      Ordinance amending Chapter 31, Article III, Section 31-87 (a) & (b) of Code de Streets and

         Sidewalks.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

48.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating Capital Improvement Funds for five LoCIP

         Projects. ($1,566,000)

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 21, 2005

             Referred to the Management and Budget Committee
 

49.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Article I, Section 26-8 of Code de

         Cemetery grave opening in City cemeteries shall be as follows:

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 21, 2005

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

RESOLUTIONS

50.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 400 Wethersfield Avenue de Granting an easement to Connecticut Light

         and Power Company for property located at.
           
            HEARING DATE - Monday, November 21, 2005

           Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

51.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND  WINCH) Hartford Residency Review de Second

         annual review and study of conducts and practices of Hartford Governmental and non-profit

          based organizations and for the Labor and Workforce Development Committee to support

         the.

         Passed

52.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Hartford Animation Institute Cartoon Afterschool

         Program de Allocation of funds for the purpose of teaching art and the business of digital

         animation sponsored by The Joe, Picture Show, Inc. for.

         Passed

53.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) City Hall Atrium de Granting permission for the

         consumption of alcoholic beverages to the Columbus Celebration and Parade Committee for

         celebration at.

         Passed

54.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

          serve food and beverages for Annual Memory Walk Walkathon sponsored by the

         Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter at.

         Passed

55.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees and permission

          to serve food and beverages for 5 mile walk sponsored by the American Heart Association at.

         Passed

56.      (COUNCILPERSON TORRES) Juan Castillo Latin-American Basketball League de

         Allocation of funds for games from the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation

         Services Contractual Account and enter into contract with.

         Passed

    Attest:

    

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk