AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      NOVEMBER 24, 2008

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN

 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to receive the Revenue and Expenditure Report for the month of

         October.

         Received

2.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the status and possible

         resolution of Hector Lopez vs. Ray Ramos, et al.

         Received

FROM TABLE

3.       Report 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.

         Tabled

REPORTS

4.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with MDC for

         pump station installation and other sewer/storm drain infrastructure improvements at Maple

         Avenue Mews.

         Passed

5.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating

         $1,000,000 for the planning, acquisition and construction of a new early learning center and

         authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet said appropriation and

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

         ($1,000,000).

          Received        

6.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating

         $1,650,000 for transitional classrooms at the University High School of Science and

         Engineering and authorizing the issuance of $165,000 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. ($1,650,000).

         Received

7.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Freezing of new hiring and promotions.

         Withdrawn

8.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds for a graduate social worker intern student for the

         Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Commission.

         Passed

9.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Disapproval for authorization for a First Quarter General Fund Transfer.

         Withdrawn

10.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Request to receive First Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.

         Passed

11.     LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX,

         Sections 2-900 through 2-911 of Code de Code of Ethics. (Generally, definitions, prohibited

         generally, disclosure of confidential information, appearance and intervention on behalf of

         others, violations: contracts, disclosure of financial interest; filing requirements, duty to

         disclose, commission created; memberships; terms; vacancies, convictions or pleas to

         criminal conduct - pension revocation, pension distribution pursuant to convictions or please

         to criminal conduct and disclosure of financial records upon indictment or probable cause

         finding, arrest or conviction of criminal conduct).

         Received

12.     LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V,

         Division 16, Section 2-331 of Code de Freedom of Information Advisory Board.

         Received

FOR ACTION

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

         job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

14.     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

15.     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).

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

16.     Substitute ordinance appropriating $1,000,000 for the planning, acquisition and construction

         of a new early learning center and authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 Bonds of the City to

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

         borrowings for such purpose. ($1,000,000).

         Passed, as amended

17.     Ordinance appropriating $1,650,000 for transitional classrooms at the University High School

         of Science and Engineering and authorizing the issuance of $165,000 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. ($1,650,000).

         Passed

18.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, Sections 2-900 through 2-911 of Code de Code

         of Ethics. (Generally, Definitions, prohibited generally, disclosure of confidential information,

         appearance and intervention on behalf of others, violations: contracts, disclosure of financial

         interest; filing requirements, duty to disclose, commission created; memberships; terms;

         vacancies, convictions or pleas to criminal conduct - pension revocation, pension distribution

         pursuant to convictions or please to criminal conduct and disclosure of financial records upon

         indictment or probable cause finding, arrest or conviction of criminal conduct).

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

19.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 16, Section 2-331 of Code de Freedom of

         Information Advisory Board.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

20.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 4, Sections 2-176 through 2-179 of Code

         de Commission on Cultural Affairs.

         Passed, as amended

21.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, Sections 2-907 of Code de Duty to disclose.

         (Ethics Code).

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

22.     Resolution de Immediate cessation of violations related to the provisions requiring a balanced

         budget of Hartford Municipal Charter and/or Code.

         Passed, as amended  

23.     Resolution de Suspension of layoffs.

         Failed

24.     Resolution de Compliance with all related Committee of the Whole (COW) non-financial

         resolutions and finances of 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Budgets.

         Passed  

25.     Resolution de Imposing sanctions on persons responsible for any intentional and/or willful

         violations of Hartford Municipal Code and/or Charter.

         Failed

26.     Resolution de Placing immediate freeze on salary increases and promotions of City employees.

         Passed  

27.     Resolution de Freeze on purchasing of vehicles and equipment.

         Passed, as amended  

28.     Resolution de Implementing a hold on Capital Improvement Projects.

         Postponed 

29.     Resolution de Granting subpoena power to the Chairman of Operations, Management and

         Budget Committee.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

30.     Resolution de Appointment of three members of Council to Ad hoc committee to assist in

         resolving the deficit.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

31.     Resolution de Implementing freeze on hiring.

         Passed, as amended 

32.     Resolution de Developing a multi-year approach for balancing Budget.

         Passed  

RESOLUTIONS

33.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Virginia Adams de Appointment to the Commission on Lesbian, Gay,

         Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

34.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Dorothy Lovett Buckley de Appointment to the Permanent Commission on

         the Status of Hartford Women.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

35.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Jennifer P. Stephens de Reappointment to the Civilian Police Review Board.
         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

36.     (MAYOR PEREZ) David Klein de Appointment to the Ethics Commission.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

37.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Alice N. Ferguson de Appointment to the Commission on HIV/AIDS.

         Action was Postponed until December 8, 2008

38.     (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) Hartford Public Library Audit Report

         de Request to accept.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

39.           (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)

 (COUNCILMAN RITTER) City Council Members de Contribution of funds to help close
 budget gap by.

         Passed

40.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) City Contributions Account de Restriction of funds to

         community-based organizations or sports leagues to two (2) consecutive fiscal years from.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

41.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, street closures, and

         permission to explode fireworks for First Night Hartford sponsored by First Night Hartford,

         Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

42.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) (COUNCILMAN

         SEGARRA)  Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA) de Waiver of half the

         fees and street closure for Three Kings Day Parade sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

43.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Office of Cultural Affairs de Release of funds from the Civic

         and Cultural Engagement Account for use by.

         Passed

44.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Saint Peter's Church de Waiver of half the fees for Religious

         Procession sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

45.     (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Highly paid managers de Reduction in salary for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

46.     (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) No pay and benefit losses for workers de Denial of City

         Council pay raises and.

         Withdrawn

    Attest:

 

 

                                                                                              Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk