AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                        DECEMBER 8, 2008

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of a new Redevelopment Plan

         for the Downtown West Section II/Union Station-Walnut Street Project.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of a new Redevelopment Plan

         for the Downtown North Project to connect Downtown and the Clay-Arsenal Neighborhood.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of a new Redevelopment Plan

         as the Constitution Plaza East Project former WFSB Broadcast House and Former Sonesta

         Hotel.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ de Monthly Revenue and Expenditure Report.

         Received

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from the

         State for the 2009 Comprehensive DUI Enforcement Program.

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to renew contract with
Community Renewal Team, Inc. (CRT) and to submit and execute a Grant Action Request
with the State to continue operating the Stewart McKinney Shelter.

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to select the Ebony

         Horsewomen, Inc. as tentative developer to pursue the development of the Connecticut

         Equestrian and Exhibition Center in Keney Park.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

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

         with Sonitrol of Hartford for the donation of technology related equipment to implement

         the Mutualink Interoperable System.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee 

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Changing the timeframe reference in the

          resolution for the Ryan White Part A Grant funding previously passed.

         Passed

10.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on Salvation Army's

         Marshall House Shelter Emergency Expansion of services for a four-month period.

         Received

11.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on various Committee

         agenda items.

         Received

REPORTS

12.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de 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

         Code.

         Received

13.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Review of current civil service processes and elimination of any barriers that

         hinder employment by the Human Resources Department.

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee 

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

         substitute resolution de Authorization to indentify funds for the Hartford Knights After

         School Program.

         Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

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

         resolution de Authorization to contribute toward operations of the UCONN Husky

         Sports/Kelvin D. Anderson Mentor Program.
           
Passed
16.
      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for the Body Shredders:

         Exercise in the Park Event sponsored by the New England Carousel Museum and the

         Bushnell Park Carousel at Bushnell Park.
           
Passed
17.
      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for the Freedom Run to benefit the

         Connecticut National Guard sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation.
           
Passed
18.
      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Pre-Thanksgiving Event of Independent Living

         Program sponsored by My People Clinical Service at City Hall Atrium.

         Withdrawn

FOR ACTION

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

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.
           
Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

20.
      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 Postponed until January 12, 2009
21.     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 pleas to criminal conduct and

         disclosure of financial records upon indictment or probable cause finding, arrest or

         conviction of criminal conduct).
             
Action Postponed until January 12, 2009


22.
      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 16, Section 2-331 of Code de Freedom

         of Information Advisory Board.
           
Passed

23.
      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, Sections 2-907 of Code de Duty to disclose.

         (Ethics Code).
           
Tabled

24.
      Resolution de Implementing a hold on Capital Improvement Projects.
           
Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

25.
      Resolution de Granting subpoena power to the Chairman of Operations, Management and

         Budget Committee.
           
Action Postponed until January 12, 2009
26.
      Resolution de Appointment of three members of Council to Ad Hoc Committee to assist in

         resolving the deficit.
           
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

27.
      Resolution de Appointment of Virginia Adams to the Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual

          and Transgender Issues.
           
Passed

28.
      Resolution de Appointment of Dorothy Lovett Buckley to the Permanent Commission on

         the Status of Hartford Women.
           
Passed

29.
      Resolution de Reappointment of Jennifer P. Stephens to the Civilian Police Review Board.
            
Passed

30.      Resolution de Appointment of David Klein to the Ethics Commission.
           
Passed

31.
      Resolution de Appointment of Alice N. Ferguson to the Commission on HIV/AIDS.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

32.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I, of Code de Taxation

         and Assessments for Improvements. (Tax relief for surviving spouses of Police Officers and

         Firefighters).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, December 15, 2008

           Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

33.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON) Metropolitan District Commission de

         Appointment of member to.

         Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

34.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Metropolitan District Commission de Appointment of

         members to.

         Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

35.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) Metropolitan District Commission de Appointment of

         members to.

        Action Postponed until January 12, 2009

36.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES) Court of Common Council Meeting de Cancellation of.

         Passed

37.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Green Belt Task Force de Establishment of.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

38.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Special event fee waivers de Declaration of moratorium on.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

39.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Salvation Army's Marshall House de Authorization to

         transfer funds from appropriate contingency account to offset cost of the overflow shelter.

             Passed, as amended

 

        

    Attest:

    

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk