MINUTES

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                       FEBRUARY 23, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute

         a lease with MDM Golf, LLC to manage Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 16, 2009

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

2.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to receive the Second Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2008-

         2009.

         Received

3.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to receive the Monthly Revenue and Expenditure Report

         for January 2009.

         Received

REPORTS

4.       Report de Authorization to select the Ebony Horsewoman, Inc. as Tentative Developer to

         pursue the development of the Connecticut Equestrian and Exhibition Center in Keney Park.

         Received

FOR ACTION

5.       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 March 09, 2009

6.       Report de Appointment of three members of Council to ad hoc committee to assist in

         resolving the deficit.

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

7.       Report de Reduction in salary for highly paid managers.

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

8.       Ordinance amending ordinances appropriating a total of $106,500,000 for Hartford Public

         High School and authorizing the issuance of $105,000,000 General Obligation Bonds to

         meet said appropriations. ($106,500,000).

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

9.       Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating $29,500,000 for Breakthrough Academy

         Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $2,950,000 Bonds of the City to meet the

         City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($29,500,000).

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

10.      Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating $36,450,000 for the construction of

         Greater Hartford Classical Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $3,645,000 Bonds

         of the City to meet the City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof

          the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($36,450,000).

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

11.      Resolution de Amendment of Council Rules.

         Passed

12.      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. (A COPY IS ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWN AND

         CITY CLERK).

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

13.      Ordinance amending Chapter 28, Article XII, Section 28-221 of Code de Historic

         Preservation Commission.

        Withdrawn

14.      Report de Requesting to take day off without pay for Mayor and appointees.

         Action postponed until March 09, 2009

15.      Resolution de Appointment of Robert Painter as an ad hoc member to the board of CRRA.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

16.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER) (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH) (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)

         (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 1 of Code

         de Generally.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 16, 2009

          Action postponed until March 09, 2009

RESOLUTIONS

17.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Keith L. Carr, Sr. Corner de Naming the corner of

         Main Street and Albany Avenue as.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 16, 2009

         Referred to Public Building and Dedication Committee

18.      (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Independent Auditor de Appointment of.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

19.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH, COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS

         COTTO,  DEUTSCH AND SEGARRA)  Ronald Armstrong de

         Appointment to the Metropolitan District Commission.

         Passed

20.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Nancy M. Mulroy de Renewal of contract for.

         Passed

21.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees for Annual Keney

         Park Family Day sponsored by Family Day Enterprises, Inc at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

22.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         sell food, alcohol, crafts, souvenirs, hang banners and display signage for the 18th Greater

         Hartford Festival of Jazz sponsored by Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

23.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for 12th Annual Red Dress for Women Run sponsored by Hartford

         Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

24.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         use enclosed pond area and closure of the right lanes of traffic on Kenneth and Broad Streets

          and Maple Avenue for Annual Phagwah Parade sponsored by Shri Krishna Mandir, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

25.      (COUNCILPERSONS COTTO AND RITTER)  Federal Communications

         Commission and Congressional Delegation representing Hartford de Urges to restore the

         LPFM service to its original mandate and ensure that license applications are processed

         quickly and citizens have access to the public airwaves BY.

         Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee

26.      (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Law School in Hartford de Creation of a exploratory

         committee to study the feasibility of creating, sponsored, cosponsored or assisted.

         Referred to Education Committee

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk