AGENDA

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

FEBRUARY 9, 2004

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                  ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS 

1.  MAYOR PEREZ de Recommendation of State Legislative action to permit use of a

    Homestead Exemption methodology as well as a surcharge for vacant parcels and

    elimination of the current business surcharge system.
   
HEARING – FEBRUARY 23, 2004
   Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee

2.  MAYOR PEREZ de Grand list of taxable and exempt property for 2003.
   
Received
 
3.
  MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for and to

    sign contracts with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for technological

    improvements to Firefighter safety.
   
Passed  

4.  MAYOR PEREZ de Second Quarter Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2003-2004.
    Received

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

    license agreement with the Hartford Circus Fire Memorial Foundation for the purpose of

    creating a permanent public memorial at 350 Barbour Street.
    Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee

6.  ACTING DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de

    Settlements of claims against the City of Hartford, as follows: Nijole G. Currie -

    $140.00, Robert Fritz - $240.00, Thomas C. Lincoln - $225.00, Juan Mendez - $150.00,
   
    Jennine Notestine - $275.00, Teresa Reilly - $200.00, Tina Robbins - $240.00 and 

      Luz Rodriguez - $150.00.

    Passed  

7.  ACTING DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de Request to

    enter into Executive Session to discuss litigation entitled, Kendall Wright v. City of Hartford,

    Antonio Champion, et al.
 
   Passed  

8.  ASSISTANT CORPORATION COUNSEL, with two (2) accompanying resolutions de

    Settlements of actions against the City of Hartford, as follows: Barbara Barrett -

     $21,000 and Carol Miranti - $3,500.
      
Postponed  

9.
  FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Overview of the Finance Department.
     
Received

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

      Discussion of Hartford Office of Substance Abuse Prevention Proposal.  
     
Passed 

11.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

      Article V, Division 2A, Sections 2-145, 2-146 and 2-148 of Code concerning

      Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.      
    
Received

                 

REPORTS

12.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter XVII,

      Section 3 (ff) of the Charter concerning Pensions. (Mandatory sick exchange for

      members of certain collective bargaining units).   
     
Received  

13.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter XVII,

      Section 3 (biii) of the Charter concerning Pensions. (Non-bargaining unit employees).
     
Received

14.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending a

      supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for financing the close-out

      of the Urban Revitalization Project. ($85,000).
     
Received

15.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

      Article VI, Division 1, Section 2-336 of Code concerning Administrative support for

        Council.

     
Received

16.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

     attachment de Ordinance concerning the establishment of the new "Unclassified

     Executive Service” Classification and Compensation Plan.
    
Received

17.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

      Authorization to transfer funds from the Webster Bank Remodeler Program Account to

      the Façade Improvement and the Neighborhoods of Hartford, Inc. Program Accounts.
     
Passed 

18.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

      resolution de Authorization to reprogram CDBG 29th Year funds to the Department of

        Public Works for a new roof at the North Meadows Pump Station and opening bids for

        these services.
       
Passed 

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

      Authorization to apply for funds from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation under the

      Community Partnerships and for Southend Community Services to continue as

      contracting partner for Homecare Assistance Program.
     
Passed 

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

      Authorization to enter into contract for Outreach Worker services for MIOP with

      Hispanic Health Council.
     
Passed 

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

      Authorization to allocate funds from Health and Human Services Department to help

      defray costs from Asian Access Program to Asian  Family Services.
     
Passed 

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

       Authorization to reimburse funds from Health and Human Services Department-Youth

       Services Division for the 2003 Midget Football Program to SAND Corporation.
      
Passed 

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

      Authorization to enter into contract with Sons of Thunder, Inc. for the Sons of Thunder

      Basketball and Mentoring Program.
     
Passed 

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

      resolution de Waiver of half the fees associated with 33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
    
Passed 

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

      resolution de Waiver of half the fees,  permission to vend food and beverages and street

      closures for Annual Block Party sponsored by Sarah Rawson Elementary School and

      RAM School Age Child Care.
     
Passed 

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

      resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Seventeenth Annual Mini-marathon and

      permission to use City equipment sponsored by Sickle Cell Disease Association of

      America/Connecticut Chapter, Inc. at Keney Park.
    
Passed 

           

FOR ACTION
27.  Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund

      for financing the close-out of the Urban Revitalization Project. ($85,000).
     
Passed 

28.  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Division 2A, Sections 2-145, 2-146 and 2-148 of Code

      de Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.
     
Passed 

29.  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 1, Section 2-336 of Code de

      Administrative support for Council.
     
Passed 

30.  Ordinance concerning the establishment of new classifications and a new "Unclassified

      Executive Service" Classification and Compensation Plan.
     
Passed 

31.  Ordinance amending Chapter XVII, Section 3 (biii)(4) of the Charter de Pensions.

     (Non-bargaining unit employees).
    
Passed 

32.  Ordinance amending Chapter XVII, Section 3 (ff) of the Charter de Pensions. (Mandatory

      sick exchange for members of certain collective bargaining units).
    
Passed 

33.  Report and resolution de Agreement between the City and Communication Workers of

     America, Local 1298 for the position of Supervisor Payroll Manager.
     
Passed 

34.  Ordinance amending an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 2A,

      Sections 2-145, 2-146 and 2-148 of Code concerning Commission on Grandparents

      Raising Grandchildren.
       
Passed 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

35.  (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I of Code de Taxation and

      Assessments for Improvements. (Delinquent motor vehicle property tax fee).

      HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 17, 2004
   
   Referred to the Finance and Revenue Committee
 

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

      Fund for general improvements to school buildings (V).  ($2,111,739).

      HEARING DATE - Tuesday, February 17, 2004
      
Referred to the Management and Budget Committee
 

RESOLUTIONS
37.  (MAYOR PEREZ) Architectural Projects Selection Panel de Appointment of members to.
    
Passed 
 

38.  MAYOR PEREZ Charter Oak Marketplace de Authorization to execute an easement to

      Charter Oak Marketplace, LLC in connection with the development of .
     
Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

39.  (MAYOR PEREZ) Department of Health and Human Services de Authorization to

      apply for funds from the State for the Youth Commission to be named as the Youth

      Advisory Committee to the Hartford Police Chief. 
       
Passed

40.  (MAYOR PEREZ AND COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND TORRES) Board of

      Education's Task Force on School Safety de Support for.
     
Passed      

41.  (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LaFONTAINE) Council Rule IX de Amendment of.
     
Passed

42.  (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Campaign on Civic Pride de Extension of.
      
Passed

     

43.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER, BY REQUEST) City Hall Atrium de Waiver of half the

      fees and Police coverage for fundraiser held by "New" Hartford Democrats at.
     
Withdrawn

     

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

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

      Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation at.
     
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

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

      for prayer service sponsored by the House of Restoration of Hartford at.
     
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

     

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

      generator for Easter Sunday Sunrise Service sponsored by the United Methodist

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

     

47.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Goodwin Park Pond House de Waiver of half the fees

      for annual parade and fair sponsored by the Shri Krishna Mandir, Inc. at.
     
Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

      

48.  (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) City Hall Atrium and Council Chambers de Waiver of

      half the fees and granting permission to serve food and beverages for Aid of Aids Forum

      and Reception sponsored by the Circle of Hands Foundation at.
     
Passed 

 

                                     

    Attest:    Daniel M. Carey,

                    City Clerk