MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

  DECEMBER 12, 2005

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Requirement for a financial impact

         statement to be included as part of any proposed resolution or ordinance that would require

         or mandate a City activity.

            Referred to the Management and Budget Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into a lease

         agreement with the Hartford Botanical Garden Planning Committee, Inc. for the use of City-

         owned property at 25 Stonington Street.

            HEARING DATE - Monday, December 19, 2005

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to transfer CDBG funds

         for the 31st Program Year from the Police Department to the Hartford Collaborative for

Community Organizing Program and enter into contractual agreement with Local Initiatives

Support Corporation (LISC).

             Passed

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

         of the City's Deferred Compensation Plan to include a loan program.

          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of Community Development

          Block Grant (CDBG) funds to hire an environmental review consultant and authorization to

          enter into agreement with L. Wagner & Associates, Inc. for environmental review

         consulting services.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Consent to make four changes and/or

         transactions associated with development of the Adriaen's Landing Project Hotel.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Cornelius Moore v.

         Oliver Adams, et al.

             Received

8.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Mid-year budget update from the Hartford Board of Education

staff.

             Received

REPORTS        

9.        PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 472H Wethersfield

         Avenue to Modesto Bayna.

             Passed

10.       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating funds for the

financing of the Colt Gateway Project and authorizing the issuance and sale of up to

$8,000,000 special obligation bonds of the City of Hartford to meet said appropriation.

($8,000,000).

Received

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

         Authorization to accept and receive funds from Substance Abuse Mental Health Services

         Administration for the Metro Prevention Council.

             Passed

12.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, 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.

             Passed

13.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Investigation of the status of adequate resources for the refugees and new

         arrivals in the City by Health and Human Services Committee.

             Passed

14.     EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept

         State school readiness funds and related grants for the administration of pre-school

         programs.

             Passed

15.      DIRECTOR OF FINANCE de Annual Report of Committee on Abatement of Taxes and

Assessments for the period ending June 30, 2005.

         Received

16.      TAX COLLECTOR de Annual Report for Fiscal Period ending June 20, 2005.

             Received

17.      TAX COLLECTOR de Tax Refunds for year ending June 20, 2005 

             Received

FOR ACTION

18.      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.

          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

19.      Ordinance appropriating funds for the financing of the Colt Gateway Project and

         authorizing the issuance and sale of up to $8,000,000 special obligation bonds of the City of

         Hartford to meet said appropriation. ($8,000,000).

             Passed

ORDINANCES

20.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund

         for Fiscal Year 2004-2005. ($1,371,741).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, December 19, 2005

           
Referred to the Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

21.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Carlos J. Rivera de Appointment to the Commission on Disability Issues.

             Passed

22.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission de Appointment of members to.

             Passed

23.     (COUNICILPERSON PAINTER) Franklin Avenue Merchants Association (FAMA) de

         Waiver of half the fees and permission to hold their 16th Annual Christmas Carol

         Sing-A-Long.

             Passed

24.      (COUNCILPRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Court of Common Council Meeting de

         Cancellation of.

             Passed

        

    Attest:

 

         Daniel M. Carey,

                        City Clerk