AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                        OCTOBER 27, 2008

 

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of David B. Panagore as

         the Director of Development Services.

         Passed

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the COPS 2008

          Secure Our Schools (SOS) Grant Program from the United State Department of Justice,

         Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) for state of the art surveillance and

          communications equipment.

         Passed        

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept COPS 2008

         Universal Hiring Program (UHP) Grant from the United States Department of Justice,

         Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to hire additional Police Officers.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Request to grant a leave of absence to

         close a break in service for certain individuals.

         Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from the

         Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) for

         Juvenile Review Board to channel Street Smarts into Business Smarts.

         Passed

REPORTS

6.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account and execute

         a contract agreement with the Parkville Business Association for the maintaining and

         continued regeneration of the Parkville area.

         Passed

7.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         appropriating $790,000 for construction of student bathrooms at Bulkeley High School and

         authorizing the issuance of  $190,000 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. ($790,000).

         Received

8.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending an

         ordinance making appropriations for various school projects aggregating $92,500,000 and

         authorizing the issuance of $31,000,000 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. ($92,500,000).

         Received

9.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         appropriating $1,100,000 for renovations to the Bulky Waste and Recycling Transfer Center

         and authorizing the issuance of $1,100,000 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. ($1,100,000).

         Received

10.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de 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.

         Received

11.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account for Juan

         Castillo Latin American Basketball League.

            Passed

12.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account for the Martin

         Luther King Junior Soccer League.

         Passed

13.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Identifying funds for public cemetery improvements.

         Tabled

14.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Identifying CDBG Recaptured Funds for the renovation of the West End

         Community Center.

         Passed

15.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds to the Italian American Celebration Committee

         and waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and street closures for

         the Columbus Day Parade and Celebration.

         Passed

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Support and identifying funds to match funds from various foundations to

         provide support for the Sheff Movement.

         Passed

17.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Identifying funds for the Hartford Jaycee's Soccer Program.

         Passed

18.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account for the

         continuation of the Homeownership Counseling Program by the Blue Hills Civic Association.

            Passed 

19.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Identifying unspecified funds to provide partial funding to enhance the

         workforce empowerment efforts of Minority Contract Council.

         Passed

20.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Identifying unspecified funds to provide partial funding to enhance

         the outreach capability of the Hartford Organizing for Power and Equality (HOPE).

         Passed

21.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Identifying unspecified funds to provide partial funding to Ebony Horsewomen.

         Passed

22.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Sundry Account to support the efforts of the

         Hartford Preservation Alliance .

         Passed

23.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution 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.

         Passed

24.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Review of current Civil Services Processes and elimination of any barriers that

         hinder employment by the Human Resources Department.

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

25.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the City to

         enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Mr. Mahadeo Ajodhi for the property

         located at 18 Chapin Place.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

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

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Passed

27.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the basketball court and serve food

         and beverages for summer outing sponsored by the Liberty Christian Center International

         Church at Elizabeth Park.

         Passed

28.      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.

         Passed

29.      Substitute ordinance appropriating $700,000 for construction of student bathrooms at

         Bulkeley High School and authorizing the issuance of $190,000 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. ($700,000).

         Passed

30.      Substitute ordinance amending an ordinance making appropriations for various school

         projects aggregating $92,500,000 and authorizing the issuance of $31,000,000 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. ($92,500,000).

         Passed

31.      Ordinance appropriating $1,100,000 for renovations to the Bulky Waste and Recycling

         Transfer Center and authorizing the issuance of $1,100,000 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. ($1,100,000).

         Passed

32.      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).

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

33.      Resolution de Re-appointment of Jeffrey A. Zyjeski to the Civilian Police Review Board.

         Passed

34.      Resolution de Re-appointment of Edwin Vargas, Jr. to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

            Passed

35.      Resolution de Reimbursement by City employees if fined by Freedom of Information

         Commission.

         Motion to go into Executive Session

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

36.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 4,

         Sections 2-176 through 2-179 of Code de Commission on Cultural Affairs.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

            Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article XIX, Sections 2-907 of Code de Duty to disclose.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, November 17, 2008

          Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee 

RESOLUTIONS

38.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Toscha M. Pertillar de Appointment to the Commission on Alcohol and

          Drug Abuse.

         Passed

39.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Zoning Board of Appeals de Appointment of members to .

         Passed

40.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Council Rules de Amendment of.

         Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee 

41.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         vend food, beverages, merchandise and use of pavilion for Summer Youth Jam 2009

         sponsored by Hartford Metropolitan Area Youth Choir.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

42.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for Saint Francis

         Walk in Memory of Kate John Woodbury, MD sponsored by Saint Francis Hospital

         Foundation.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  City Hall Atrium de Waiver of half the fees for Pre-

         Thanksgiving Event of Independent Living Program sponsored by My People Clinical

         Service.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee  

44.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Charter Revision Commission de First meeting of.

           Passed  

45.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Living Wage Task Force de Acceptance of

         recommendations from.

         Passed

    Attest:

 

 

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk