MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

   FEBRUARY 14, 2005

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         Permanent Commission on the Status of Hartford Women.

         Passed  

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Alan Ackerman to

         the Board of Assessment Appeals.

           Passed  

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

         the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.

           Passed  

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

         Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

           Passed  

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Maximillian

         Tondro to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

           Passed  

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Greg Secord  to

         the Historic Properties Commission.

           Passed  

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

         Metropolitan District Commission.

            Passed  

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Faniel S. Armun

to the Commission on Aging.

            Passed  

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

         the Civilian Police Review Board.

             Passed  

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for funds to

          the State for operating a Child Day Care Program.

          Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

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

transitional contract with Department of Social Services to cover administrative costs

associated with discontinuation of Federal Food Stamp Employment and Training and

enter into contract with CRT for services.

         Abstained

12.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the 2004

         Local Law Enforcement Block Grant from the United States Department of Justice and

         enter into contractual agreements with community organizations for technical assistance
           
            training.

         Passed  

13      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         vacant lot at located 191-193 Sigourney Street to Samuel Hecht.

            HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 22, 2005

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

14.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for and

         receive funds from the State to operate the Burns Early Learning Center and nineteen

         additional slots divided between Parkville and Waverly Early Learning Centers.
        

          Passed
  

        
15.
      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for

         refunding from State for the Department of Health and Human Services HIV Program

and enter into contracts with Hartford Hospital for the provision of counseling and testing

services to further the objective of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs.

             Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

16.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds to the Catholic

Charities from the Health and Human Services Department for the Juvenile Review

Board to implement special program.

            Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

17.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to negotiate and

         execute a License Agreement with Public Housing Residents Going Places, Inc. for a

         Police Field Office.

            Referred to the Quality of life and Public Safety Committee

18.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of recommendation and

         authorization to enter into contract with the State for the design and construction of

         the fašade improvements to the Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center.

           Passed  

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

         Jane doe v. Medina.

           Received

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

         Lyida Mele v. City of Hartford.

         Received

21.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Proposal for a

         cemetery at Batterson Park.

         Received

REPORTS

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

         Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation

         Services Contractual Account and authorization to enter into contract with Cultural

         Dance Troupe of the West Indies.

             Passed  

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

         Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services contractual account and enter

         into contract with Village for Families and Children, Inc. for the continuation of the

         Violence Intervention Project.

            Passed  

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

         Authorization to apply for funds for Hartford Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities

         Grant and enter into contract with Hispanic Health Council for service provision and

         Nia Solutions, Inc.

           Passed  

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

         Authorization to apply for funds from the Environmental Protection Agency for the

         targeted grants to reduce childhood lead poisoning.

           Received

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

         Authorization to accept funding and execute contract with the State for assistance in

         developing the infrastructure needed to plan and prepare for a bio-terrorism event.

           Passed  

27.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to allocate the reprogrammed CDBG funds for emergency

         repairs for the No Heat Program.

           Passed  

28.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to apply for Connecticut Department of Public Health

         Block Grant fund and enter into contract with Hartford Hospital to provide services.

           Passed  

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

         Authorization to apply for funding from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and

         enter into agreement with to operate the Northend Senior Center.

             Passed  

30.      HOUSING AND THE PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

         COMMITTEES, 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.

            Passed  

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

         substitute resolution de Coordinating and spearheading efforts to solve the City's

         waste disposal issues.

             Passed  

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

         resolution de Authorization to contract with the Hartford Civic Center to waive half

         the costs for Police and Fire protection to keep the Big East Women's Basketball

         Championship in Hartford. 

           Passed  

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Hartford

         Parks Trust Fund to be used with funds previously allocated for Master Plan

         improvements of Pope Park Phase I and II.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 22, 2005

           Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 10 of Code de Parking Authority.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 22, 2005

             Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee

35.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article IV, Section 2-105 de Metro

         Hartford Information Services.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 22, 2005

            Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

RESOLUTIONS

36.      (MAYOR PEREZ) EMA, Inc. de Authorization to contract with.

           Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Police Union Contract de Authorization to enter into

         Executive Session to discuss.

            Received

38.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 270 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to purchase and enter into

         and execute a sale agreement with Hyde Road Development LLC for property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 22, 2005

           Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

39.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 270 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an option for and access to with Hyde Road Development LLC for property located at.

           Passed  

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 281 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an agreement with Graybar Electric Company, Inc., for access to property located at.

           Passed  

41.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 282 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an agreement with Richard D. Lynch and Joan W. Lynch, Trustees, for access to property

          located at.

             Passed  

42.     (MAYOR PEREZ) 290-294 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to enter into and

         execute an option for and access to with T-M Associates, for property located at.

           Passed  

43.     (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) The Sons of Thunder Coalition de Allocation

         of funds from the Health and Human Services Contractual Account to.

           Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

44.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for 7th

         Annual Hartford Downtown Criterium sponsored by the Powder Ridge Cycling Team at.

           Passed  

45.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park Sunrise Overlook de Waiver of half

         the fees for Easter Sunday Sunrise Service sponsored by Asylum Hill Christian Community at.

           Passed  

46.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sacred Heart Church de Waiver of half the fees for

         religious procession sponsored by.

          Passed  

47.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Lawrence O'Toole Church de Waiver of half the

         fees for religious procession sponsored by.

            Passed  

48.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Anne-Immaculate Conception Church de Waiver of

          half the fees for religious procession sponsored by.

         Passed  

49.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Barnard Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to use stage for event sponsored by Connecticut United for Peace at.

         Passed  

50.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to serve food and beverages for a fundraising walk sponsored by the March
          
            
of Dimes at.

         Passed  

51.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees for carnival

         sponsored by the Coleman Brothers Show and Friends of Colt Park at.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

52.    (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees for carnival

         sponsored by the Coleman Brothers Show and Friends of Colt Park at.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

53.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park Pavilion de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to vend food and close Trinity Street for Life Celebration on the Hill

         sponsored by the American Cancer Society, New England Division at.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

54.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Martin Luther King School Field de Waiver of half

the fees and permission to close streets for African American Aviators Past and Present

Day sponsored by the Greater Hartford African Alliance, the Hartford Police

         Department and the Department of Health and Human Services at.

         Passed  

55.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Playing Field User Fees de Increase of.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

56.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Blue Hills Avenue de Waiver of half the fees,

         permission for closure of streets, to vend food and beverages and use of stage for church

         block party sponsored by New Testament Church of God at.

           Passed  

57.     (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND HORTON SHEFF) Human Relations

         Commission and Civilian Police Review Board de Allocation of funds to send

         representatives to the National Conference of Review Boards from.

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

  

58.              

           Passed  

  Attest:

 

         Daniel M. Carey,
City Clerk