MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

NOVEMBER 27, 2006

 

 

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WILL BE MEETING TODAY AT 6:00 P.M.

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                              ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Encouragement to the Metropolitan

         District Commission ( MDC) to commit to adopting safer alternatives to chlorine gas for

         disinfecting wastewater in Hartford.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for appropriation transfers

         in support of the Plaza Mayor Project.

           Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Granting initial approval of a disposition

         agreement with Plaza Mayor, LLC for the Northwest and Southwest corners of Park and

         Main Streets in the Main-John-Hudson Street Project.

           Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into contract

         with Rebuilding Together Hartford, Hispanic Health Council and Goff Brown Associates,

         LLC for services to implement the Lead Demonstration Program.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into contract

         with MI CASA Family Services and Education Center, Inc.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

6.       PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE de Renaming of Woodland Street

         between Albany Avenue and Greenfield Street to Jackie McClean Way.

         Passed 

REPORTS

7.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution

         de Authorization to enter into and execute a lease agreement with GE Capital or its affiliate

         to acquire three (3) street vacuum machines and six (6) alternative passenger sedans.

         Passed 

8.       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization

         for State Administrative Agency (SAA) to act as the agent of the City and enter into a

         Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Emergency Management and

         Homeland Security (DEMHS) to retain and administer grant funds.

         Passed 

9.       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article II,

         of the Code concerning assessments for improvements to provide Tax Relief for apartments

         and residential properties.

         Received 

10.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending
            Chapter 31 of Code concerning streets and sidewalks. (Newsracks).

         Received 

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

         resolution de Request to transfer generated invested income from Hartford Parks Trust Fund

         to the Capital Improvement fund.

         Tabled 

 

FOR ACTION

12.      Report 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. 630570, Federal-Aid Project STPH-1063.

         Passed 

13.      Ordinance amending Chapter 31 of Code de Streets and Sidewalks, as amended. (Newracks).

         Passed 

14.      Report de Authorization to extend initial leases for properties located at 500H and 553H

         Capitol Avenue with Aetna Insurance Company.

         Passed 

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

         improvements at the Hartford Public Central Library. ($199,083.68).

         Passed 

16.      Ordinance amending existing ordinances appropriating funds for Hartford Public High School

          and authorizing the issuance of $1,500,000 General Obligation Bonds to meet said

         appropriations. ($1,500,000).

         Passed 

17.      Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article II, of Code de Assessments for improvements.

         Passed 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

18.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements

         aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $2,350,000 Bonds of the City to meet said

         appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for

         such purpose. ($2,350,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, December 18, 2006

             Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee

RESOLUTIONS

19.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Nancy M. Mulroy de Authorization for the Hartford Police Department

          to enter into a personal services contract with.

         Passed 

20.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Capitol Region Conference of Churches de Authorization to provide

         services and programs to reduce urban violence and improve quality of life for all City

         residents by.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

21.      (MAYOR PEREZ) City of Hartford de Authorizing Connecticut Bank and Trust Company

         as a qualified depository for the.

             Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee

22.  (COUNCILPERSON BOUCHER) City Hall Atrium de Permission for the Hartford Public

         Library to hold reception at.

         Passed 

23.  (COUNCILPERSONS HORTON SHEFF, PAINTER AND WINCH) City operating budget
             
        de Request to present quarterly hearings to the Council to comprehensively address the status of the.

         Passed 

24.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) First Night Hartford de Waiver of half the fee and

      permission to use Bushnell Park and street closures in the vicinity of the park  for.

         Passed 

25.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Municipal Building de Hosting of Annual Dinner by the

      Hartford Stage for the Ovation Society at.

         Passed 

26.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) de Authorization

      to accept grant for clean energy for the 20% X 2010 Campaign from.

         Passed 

    Attest:    Daniel M. Carey,

                        City Clerk