MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

  DECEMBER 13, 2004

  

APPROVE MINUTES OF THE RECESSED BUDGET MEETING OF MAY 18, 2004, THE REGULAR MEETINGS OF MAY 24, JUNE 14, JUNE 28, RECESSED MEETING OF JUNE 30, REGULAR MEETINGS OF JULY 12, AUGUST 9, SPECIAL MEETING OF AUGUST 31, REGULAR MEETINGS OF SEPTEMBER 13, SEPTEMBER 27, OCTOBER 12, 2004, OCTOBER 25, NOVEMBER 8,  AND NOVEMBER 22, 2004.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ de Appointments to the Golf Task Force.

         Passed 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of members to the

         Civilian Police Review Board.

         Passed 

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of members to

the Historic Properties Commission.

         Passed 

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Pan Quiana to the

         Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues.

         Withdrawn 

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Accepting of funds from the

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Melville Trust for community organization

programs.

         Passed 

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for Mayor to serve

         as member of and to expend membership fees for Connecticut Coalition for Justice in

         Education funding.

            Passed 

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

         agreement with and reprogram CDBG  funds, Program Year 30 for purchase of digital

         equipment for CPTV .

         Referred to the Management and Budget Committee

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

         contract with the Community Renewal Team to implement the Housing Relocation Program.

             Referred to the Management and Budget Committee

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

         contract with Children’s Trust Fund to develop and implement a Nurturing Family Network

            Program.              

            Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into a Personal

Services Agreement with the State for financial assistance to complete improvements to Pope Park.

        Referred to Public Works and Parks, and Planning, Economic Development Committee

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

         Disposition Agreement with Providian Builders for 37 and 41-45 Chestnut Street and a

         portion of 70 Edwards Street in the Chestnut Edwards Street Project.
        
            HEARING DATE - Monday, December 20, 2004

            Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Housing Committee

12.     CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss

         City of Hartford v. Town of West Hartford.

         Received

13.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on the education

         component of the Human Capital Development Agenda.

             Received

14.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Hearing on the

         Minority/Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Certification Appeal of Ann S. Cullen,

          President of Trebol Mechanical, Inc.

             Received

15.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Discussion on
 
the impacts of budget cuts to Keney and Goodwin Parks.

              Received

REPORTS

16.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE AND LABOR AND WORKFORCE

         DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending an ordinance ensuring access

         to large retail establishments.

         Passed 

17.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, de Support of the concept of establishing

a Connecticut Horse Park and Exhibition Center in Keney Park.

Received

18.     MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         License agreements for music and video use.

         Passed 

19.     MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Agreement with the Connecticut Historical Society that the Old State House property

         be used in a manner consistent with the terms of the lease for the Old State House.

         Passed 

20.     MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Allocation of funds for San Juan Center Sports Program.

            Passed 

21.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Rate

         schedules for on-call towing services.

         Passed 

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

          I, Section 32-18 (a) (4) and (j) of Code de Tax Relief for the Elderly.

             Received

23.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Approval of modification to the Charter Oak-South Green Redevelopment, Section I

         Redevelopment Plan.

            Passed 

24.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

          Article V of Code de Creation of a Commission on HIV/AIDS.

           Received

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

         Authorization to apply for and receive funds from the State and contract with various

         organizations to operate the Oral Health Initiative.

             Passed 

26.      REPORT FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT

         COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de Support for the

         re-evaluation of the feasibility of establishing a Connecticut Horse Park and Exhibition
           
            Center in Keney Park.

         Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the 16th Annual First Night Hartford

          sponsored by First Night Hartford Incorporated.

         Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Jingle Jam 2004 sponsored by the

         Hartford Police Department and WZMX Hot 93.7 Radio Station at the Hartford Civic

         Center.

             Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees associated with 6th Annual

         Drive-Through Animated Light Festival sponsored by Associated Events at Goodwin Park.

         Passed 

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

resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Voter Registration Rally sponsored by

Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches at Bushnell Park Pavilion.

         Passed 

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

         Assessments for the period ending June 30 2004.

         Received

32.      Tax Collector de Annual Report for Fiscal period ending June 30, 2004.

            Received

33.      Tax Collector de Schedule of Tax Refunds for year ending June 30, 2004.

            Received

FOR ACTION

34.      Report and resolution de Maintenance Agreement for Columbus Boulevard, Prospect,

         Commerce, Arch and Grove Streets between the City and State of Connecticut.

             Postponed

35.      Ordinance amending an ordinance ensuring access to large retail establishments.

         Withdrawn 

36.      Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article I, Sections 9-12 (b), 9-14 (b) and 9-15 (b) of

         Code de Permit to demolish buildings and structures, notice of intention to apply for

         permit to demolish buildings and building permit fees.

         Postponed

37.      Ordinance amending Chapter 28 of Code de Protection of historic properties.

         Postponed

38.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V of Code de Creation of a Commission on

         HIV/AIDS.

         Passed 

39.      Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I, Section 32-18 (a) (4) and (j) of Code de Tax

         Relief for the Elderly.

         Passed 

RESOLUTIONS

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 1291 Albany Avenue de Authorization to convey land and

appurtenances to the Principals for property located at.

HEARING DATE - Monday, December 20, 2004
  Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

41.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Democratic and Republican Registrars of

         Voters de Setting of Salary for.

         Passed 

42.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Democratic and Republican Deputy

         Registrars of Voters de Setting of Salary for.

         Passed 

43.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Democratic and Republican Assistant

         Registrars of Voters de Setting of Salary for.

           Passed 

44.    (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Waste disposal issues de Coordinating and

         spearheading efforts to solve the City's.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

45.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Three Kings Day Parade de Waiver of half the fees

         associated with event sponsored by the Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc.

         (SAMA) for.

         Passed 

46.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Peter's Church de Waiver of half the fees for

         religious procession sponsored by.

         Passed 

47.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Franklin Avenue de Waiver of half the fees associated

         with Annual Christmas Sing along sponsored by Franklin Avenue Merchants

         Association (FAMA) at.

            Passed 

48.     (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) City Hall Atrium de Permission to hold wedding

         reception and consume alcoholic beverage for Doug McCrory and Foye Smith at.

         Passed 

49.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Court of Common Council meeting de

         Cancellation of.

         Passed 

         Attest:

         Daniel M. Carey,
               
City Clerk

(NEXT COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE JANUARY 10, 2005)