MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

   FEBRUARY 14, 2006

  

APPROVE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 8, 2005, SEPTEMBER 12, SEPTEMBER 26, OCTOBER 11, OCTOBER 24, NOVEMBER 14, NOVEMBER 28, SPECIAL MEETING OF DECEMBER 5 AND THE REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 12.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                             ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         the State for DUI Enforcement Program.

         Passed

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

         State funds and approve and execute all amendments and contracts with the State for the

         Dial-A-Ride Program.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute an easement

         conveying various rights to the MDC for a new drain pipe to be built for Newington Avenue.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to serve as the fiscal

         recipient for funding received from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation on behalf of

         EntrepreneursNOW Program.

         Passed

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

         operate the Hartford Building Bridges Project/New Day Program.

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ de Appropriation for the South End Guides.

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ de Appropriation of funds for McKinney-King American Legion Post.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ de Appropriation of funds for the Aetna Center for Families.

         Passed

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

         the State for 2005/2006 Expanded DUI Enforcement Program.

         Passed

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

         with the Ethel F. Donaghue Foundation Trust to reimburse the City for improvements to

         Elizabeth Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Authorization to work with the Commission on the Environment to research

         and investigate opportunities for Renewable Energy Certificates (RCE's) on site renewable

         clean energy installation and possible funding opportunities for clean energy infrastructure.

         Passed

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

         Chapter 15, Article I, Sections 15-3 and 15-25 of Code concerning Garbage, Refuse and

         Weeds.
         Received

REPORTS

13.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTAND FINANCE AND REVENUE

         COMMITTEES, with accompanying resolution de Recommendation for the establishment

         of a one year moratorium for tax exemption for City property.

         Postponed

14.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an appropriation

         in the Capital Improvement Fund for two LoCIP Projects. ($675,000).

         Received

15.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance repealing, recodifying, or

         otherwise amending Chapter 2, Article VII, Divisions 3 and 4, Articles VIII, IX and X,

         Divisions 1-4 and establishing a new Article XII of Code.

         Received

FOR ACTION

16.     Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Sections 15-3 and 15-25 of Code de Garbage,

         Refuse and Weeds.

         Withdrawn

17.     Report and 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

18.     Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for two LoCIP

         Projects. ($675,000).

         Passed

19.     Ordinance amending the Pay Plan for Non-Union Employees.

         Passed

20.     Ordinance repealing, recodifying, or otherwise amending Chapter 2, Article VII, Divisions 3

         and 4, Articles VIII, IX and X, Divisions 1-4 and establishing a new Article XII of Code.

         Postponed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

21.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement

         Fund for streetscape improvements on Huyshope Avenue. ($1,197,600).

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

        Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee

22.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 3, Section 2-343(C)

         and Division 4, Section 2-350 (B) of Code de Unclassified and Classified Service and the Pay

         Plan.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

23.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VIII, Sections 2-576 through

         2-583 of Code de Public emergencies.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

           Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

24.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 13, Article I, Division 3, Section 13-95 of

         Code de Inspections; authority to order correction or close.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006 

           Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee
25.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 14, Article I, Section 14-6 of Code de

         Same--Classification; fees; revocation; nontransferability; penalties.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

26.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Section 15-6 of Code de

         Dumping in city of watercourses.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

27.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Sections 15-1,

         15-3, 15-8.5, 15-10, 15-11, 15-13, 15-18, 15-24, 15-25, 15-26 of Code de Garbage, Refuse

         and Weeds.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

28.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 31, Article V, Sections

         31-143, 31-144, 31-145, 31-146, 31-151 and 31-152 of Code de Snow and Ice Removal.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

RESOLUTIONS

29.     (COUNCIL PRESIDENT BAZZANO) Council Standing Committees de Appointment of

         Chairpersons and members to.

         Passed

30.     (MAYOR PEREZ) 376-402 Capitol Avenue de Granting an easement to Capitol Avenue

         Tarragon, LLC for property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 21, 2006

         Passed

31.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Marathon Foundation de Waiver of half the fees

         and permission to serve food and alcohol for the Second O'Hartford 5K Run sponsored by.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

32.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Public Schools de Identifying of funds for

         City-wide Science Fairs for.

        Referred to the Education Committee

33.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Black History Month de Declaring of February as.

         Passed

34.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pratt Street de Granting permission to serve food and

         alcohol, erect a stage and street closure for a Block Party hosted by Vaughan's Public House

         at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

35.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for church

         services sponsored by International Evangelical Center at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

36.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for Walk for the Minds of America sponsored by National

         Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Connecticut at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

37.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Connecticut Catholic Conference de Waiver of half the

         fees for Catholic Concerns Day sponsored by.
 

         Passed

38.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for the 19th Annual Ernest Andre Dowdy Mini-Marathon

         sponsored by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America/CT Chapter, Inc. at.

         Passed

39.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         use the pavilion, vend food, beverages and alcohol for the New England Fiddle Contest

         sponsored by Peace Train Foundation, Inc. at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

40.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and prohibition of

         advertisement for a carnival sponsored by Coleman Brothers Show with the Friends of Colt

         Park at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

41.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the 9th

         Annual Hartford Criterium sponsored by Louis Garneau Masters Cycling Team at.

         Passed

42.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Municipal Building de Waiver of half the fees for party held

on New Year’s Eve hosted by Greater Hartford Church of Christ at.

         Passed

43.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the 11th

         Annual Miracle Ride sponsored by the Connecticut Children's Medical Center at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

44.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for a foot race and fitness walk sponsored by Komen CT Race for

         the Cure at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

45.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Dillon Stadium and Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees

         and permission to serve food and beverages for the Blue Onion 10K Run Walk sponsored by

         the 3rd Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

    Attest:                                                              Daniel M. Carey,
                                                                                   City Clerk