MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

NOVEMBER 28, 2005

CONSENT CALENDAR:

 ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into agreement

         to settle the claims versus AON Corporation and its subsidiaries.       

         Passed

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute a contract

         with the Connecticut Children's Trust Fund for grant funds to establish a Nurturing Family

         Network site.       

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept grant funds

         from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for the development of City infrastructure

necessary to plan and prepare for a potential bio-terrorism attack and execute and approve

any contracts or amendments thereof with the State.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Support for Upper Albany Main Street,

         Inc.'s Application for the 2006 Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA).

         Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive grant funds

         from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (USDAFNS) via State

         for the enhancement of programs addressing the health needs of Hartford's Women, Infants

         and Children (WIC).

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to amend the

         Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Spanish American Merchants Association

         (SAMA) in connection with the Park Street enhancement project by allocating funds for

         services provided "as needed".

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Support for Connecticut Coalition for

         Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF) litigation to provide adequate and equitable school

         funding to education systems throughout the State.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to acquire six (6) dump

         trucks from GE Capital Public Finance, Inc. pursuant to the Master Lease Agreement

         passed on September 12, 2005.

         Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds to Hartford

         Communities that Care (HCTC) for their continued engagement in youth anti-violence

         initiatives.  

         Passed

10.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Discussion on request to

         grant a leave of absence to employees and to close break in service.

         Recieved

FROM TABLE

11.      Report and resolution de Allocation of funds to Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. for the

         provision of a living wage to bus drivers serving the City of Hartford.

         Postponed

REPORTS

12.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to allow the Mayor and Corporation Counsel to prepare

         documents as they deem necessary to protect the City's interest and allow the developer to

         gain title and access to construction financing for property located at 22, 28, 32, 38, 44,

         48-50 and 54 Belden Street to Belden Street Development, LLC., which previously had a

         hearing on May 16, 2005 and May 23, 2005.  

         Passed

13.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Granting an easement to Connecticut Light and Power Company for property

         located at 400 Wethersfield Avenue.

         Passed

14.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2, Article IV, Sections 2-86, 2-101, 104, 106 and 108 of Code concerning

         administration.         

         Received

15.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute an option/purchase and sale agreement

          with Greater Grace Christian Church of Connecticut, Inc. for property located at 830 Maple

          Avenue and 144 Douglas Street.

         Passed

16.       PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEES, with

         accompanying resolution de Approval of license agreement allowing Toraal Development,

         LLC to obtain site control on 54 Westland Street (Brackett Park) to develop ownership

         housing.      

         Passed

17.       PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Approval of the redevelopment plan for the Albany Avenue/Woodland Street

         Project.  

         Passed

18.     MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to apply for grant funds from the State to be used in operating a Child Day

         Care Program.

         Passed

19.       MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Village for

         Children and Families to the administration of the Violence Intervention Program.       

         Passed

20.     MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Allocation of Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) repayment funds to the

         Leadership Greater Hartford - Hartford's Neighborhoods and Treasures Project.      

         Passed

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

         capital projects said appropriation to be met from the proceeds from the sale of the Civic

         Center Garage. ($6,000,000).

         Received



22.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Hartford anti-violence

         initiatives.

         Received

23.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         164-166, 168-170 Hungerford Street and 159 Oak Street to Immaculate Conception Shelter

         and Housing Corporation.

         Passed

24.      HOUSING COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article I, Section 9-18 of Code

          concerning Accessibility to ownership information.  

         Received

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

         Chapter 15, Article I, Section 15-9 of Code concerning containers to be furnished by Public

         Works Department.

         Received

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

         Chapter 15, Article I, Section 15-11 of Code concerning Specification for containers.

         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

FOR ACTION

28.      Ordinance amending an ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I,

         Section 15-9 of Code de Containers to be furnished by Public Works Department.

         Passed



29.      Ordinance appropriating Capital Improvement Funds for five LoCIP Projects. ($1,566,000).

         Passed

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

         in City cemeteries shall be as follows.

         Passed

31.      Ordinance appropriating funds for various capital projects said appropriation to be met from

         the proceeds from the sale of the Civic Center Garage.

         Passed

32.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article IV, Sections 2-86, 2-101, 104, 106 and 108 of

         Code de Administration.

         Passed

33.      Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article I, Section 9-18 of Code de Accessibility to

         ownership information.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I, Section 32-18 (a) (4) and (j)

         of Code de Tax Relief for the Elderly.

          Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

         HEARING DATE - Monday, December 19, 2005

RESOLUTIONS

35.      (MAYOR PEREZ) William Young de Appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory

         Commission. 

         Passed

36.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Patricia Leshane de Reappointment to the Hartford Parking Authority.

         Passed

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 95-101 Pearl Street de Authorization to enter into and execute a

         purchase and sale agreement with FullSpectrum for property located at.

          Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

         HEARING DATE - Monday, December 19, 2005

 38.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Barnard Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of City

         equipment for holiday lighting of a Christmas tree and the light poles sponsored by the

         Spanish American Merchants Association at.

         Passed

 39.    Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Section 15-11 of Code de Specification for
        
          containers.

         Passed

    Attest:

                                                                    Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                                             City Clerk