MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

   FEBRUARY 23, 2004

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                        ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign "Program

         Agreement" between State and Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection Initiative and

         enter into legal agreements for.         
        
Passed  

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

agreement with the Spanish American Merchants Association to provide coordination

services during the Park Street Streetscape Project.
 
 Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

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

funds from ULO Account for replacement of fire ladder truck.

Passed  
 

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

         funding through Capital Region Council of Governments for the Memorial Arch and

         Trinity Street Project and to enter into all legal agreements necessary.

        Passed  

5.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram ULO

         funds to Hartford Proud and Beautiful, Inc.  for the Anti-Graffiti Program.
           
Passed  

6.         ACTING CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution from Mayor Perez

         de Settlements of Claims against the City of Hartford, as follows: Vivian Alexander -

         $200.00, Kellie Buck - $160.00, Luis Ortiz - $250.00, William Piacenza - $400.00 and

         Don Robertson - $250.00. 
           
Passed  

7.       ACTING CORPORATION COUNSEL, with two (2) accompanying resolutions from

         Mayor Perez de Settlements of Actions against the City of Hartford, as follows:  Mozell

         Faust - $5,000 and Luis Rodriguez - $15,000.  
           
Passed  

8.       ACTING CORPORATION COUNSEL, with two (2) accompanying resolutions from

         Mayor Perez de Authorization to enter into Executive Session to discuss litigation

         entitled, Antonia Pacheco v. City of Hartford and Elaine Williams v. City of Hartford, et al.
        Passed  

9.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Discussion on roles and responsibilities and

        educational issues that need to be focused on.
       
Received

       

REPORTS

10.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant land located at 27 Florence Street to Richard R. Bartman.
       
Passed  

11.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant land located at 12-14 Olds Place to Providian Builders.
         Passed  

12.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Naming of new street in Stowe Village Development as Theodore Nappier 

         Lane.        

        Passed  

FOR ACTION

13.      Substitute resolutions de Settlements of Actions against the City of Hartford, as

         follows: Barbara Barrett - $21,000 and Carol Miranti - $3,500.
       
Passed  

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

14.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance authorizing the Corporation Counsel, with the
 

approval of the Mayor, to enter into monetary settlements in amounts not to

exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000).
HEARING DATE - Monday, March 15, 2004
 Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

 15.    (MAYOR PEREZ) Four (4) ordinances authorizing the issuance of bonds for the
           
            renovation of Webster, Simpson-Waverly, Naylor and the University of Hartford

            Magnet Schools.
HEARING DATE - Monday, March 15, 2004
       
Referred to the  Management and Budget & Education Committee 

 

RESOLUTIONS

16.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Corporation Counsel de Appointment of.
           
Passed  

17.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Pulaski Drive de Renaming of.
        
Passed  

18.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Government relations services de Authorization to enter into        

         contract with Capitol Strategies Group LLC for.  
        
Passed  

19.      (ACTING CORPORATION COUNSEL) Hartford Grand Family Housing Limited

Partnership and the City de Authorization to amend Purchase and Sale Agreement

between.
HEARING DATE - Monday, March 15, 2004
Referred to the  Housing Committee 

20.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) The Ferrari Club of America de Permission to hold
       
             the 4th Annual Hartford Concorso Ferrari hosted by.
          Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

21.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Granting permission to vend food

         and beverages for the Annual Women's 10K-5K Run at.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         permission to vend food and beverages for the New England Fiddle Contest sponsored

         by the Peace Train Foundation, Inc. at.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

23.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Batterson Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to vend food and beverages for the 2004 Regional Concrete Canoe Event

         sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers at.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

24.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees and
       
          permission to vend food and beverages for 2004 Hartford Aleve Arthritis

         Walk sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation Southern New England Chapter at.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

        
25.
     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Foodshare de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to vend food and beverages for 21st Annual Walk Against Hunger sponsored by.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

        
26.
      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sweet-Annie's Floral Design de Granting permission

         to operate as a flower vendor at the corner of Park Street and Park Terrace for various

         holidays.
        Passed  

        
27.
      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and

permission to vend food and beverages for the 5th Annual Paws for a Cause Event

sponsored by the Eve's Fund, Inc. at.

 Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

permission to vend food and beverages for Walk for Minds of America Fundraising

Walk sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Connecticut at.

 Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

29.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sigourney Park de Waiver of half the fees for

Pentecostal Tabernacle (Apostolic) hosting several religious services at.

         Passed  

30.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to vend food and beverages for the Connecticut Senior Games Cycling

         Event sponsored by the Connecticut Sports Management Group at.      

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

 for Good Friday Procession sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

32.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. de Waiver of half

the fees and permission to vend food and beverages for Blue Onion 10K Run /Walk

sponsored by.

          Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

33.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         vend food and beverages for annual walk-a-thon sponsored by the Greater Hartford

         Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving at the.
       
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

       
34.
    (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and

        permission to vend food and beverages for Kidney Walk sponsored by the National

        Kidney Foundation of CT at.    
       
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

permission to vend food and beverages for Bicycle Racing sponsored by Powder


Ridge Cycling Team at.
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee
 

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

         permission to vend food and beverages for annual walk/run sponsored by the Greater

         Hartford Arts Council at.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

37.    (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Playing Fields de Increase of fees for.
        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         permission to vend food and beverages for Cultural Awareness Days sponsored by the

         Healing Heart of Hartford at.
           
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

permission to vend food and beverages for fundraising walk sponsored by the March of

Dimes at.
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

40.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) 33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade de Allocation

         of funds for.
       
Passed  

          

    Attest:    Daniel M. Carey,

                          City Clerk