AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                          MARCH 10, 2008

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         funds from the State for the operation of the Youth Services Bureau activities.

          Passed 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for Health and Human

         Services to apply for and accept funds from State in support of the Dial-A-Ride Program.

          Passed 

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for Health and Human

         Services to apply for and accept funds from State in collaboration with Saint Francis

         Hospital and Medical Center to implement the Women's Healthy Heart Program.

          Passed 

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

         and sale agreement with Rego Realty Corporation for property located at 990 Wethersfield

         Avenue.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 17, 2008
        Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee


5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of CDBG-Office of Inspector

         General Repayment funds for costs associated with the new Parker Memorial Center/Kelvin

         D. Anderson Gymnasium Project.

         Passed 

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

         North Central Area Agency on Aging Title III funding and enter into contract with various

         agencies to provide services to elderly residents.

         Passed 

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute the Pension

         Tentative Agreement between the City and the Hartford Educational Support Personnel,

         Local 82.

         Passed 

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

         Memorandum of Understanding to participate in a "Model Cities" Grant funded by the

         National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and endorsed by Connecticut Resources Recovery

         Authority (CRRA) for a pilot program to implement a collection method know as "single

         Stream" recycling.

         Passed 

9.       COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES de Rescheduling of the Committee of the whole Meeting.

         Received 

10.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Update and discussion on the 2008-2009 School Budget.

         Received 

11.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Presentation by

         representatives from the Trust for Public Land regarding its report on the Hartford Park

         System.

            Received 

 

REPORTS

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

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

         Contract Account and enter into contract with Starlings Volleyball Club.

         Passed , as amended

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees  for 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closure of the right lanes of traffic on several

         streets for a Good Friday Procession hosted by Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

          Passed                                                                                                                                        

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

         resolution de Establishment of a Soccer Task Force.

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of Pavilion for a Reggae Jam Concert

         sponsored by Rasta Lenny and Friends Productions at.

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for a procession sponsored by

         Brazilian Cultural Center of Hartford.

         Action Postponed Until March 24, 2008 

 

FOR ACTION

18.      Resolution de Reappointment of Fannie S. Arnum to the Commission on Aging.

         Passed 

19.      Resolution de Appointment of members to Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

         Passed 

 

RESOLUTIONS

20.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Upper Albany Branch of the Hartford Public Library de Authorization
to apply for a grant from the State for the financing of the construction of.

         Passed 

21.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  777 Main Street de Authorization to enter into and execute a lease

         agreement with 777 Main Street LLC for use of the premises at.
            HEARING DATE - Monday, March 17, 2008
        Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee and the Planning
        and Zoning Commission

22.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Hartford Foundation for Public Giving de Acceptance grant funding to

         support the development of the South End Senior Wellness Center from.

         Passed 

23.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  250 Constitution Plaza de Authorization to enter into and execute a lease

         agreement with Rebuilding Together Hartford, Inc. (RTH) for sublease of the premises at.
            HEARING DATE - Monday, March 17, 2008
        Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee, the Planning

        and Zoning Commission and the Operations, Management and Budget Committee

24.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Preservation of Historic Documents de Authorization

         to apply for grant and enter into contracts with State for funds for.

         Passed

25.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER, DEUTSCH,
AIREY-WILSON, COTTO, KENNEDY AND RITTER)  Predatory lending de Support for

         investigating options and proposal of Legislation to ease burden of.

         Passed, as amended

26.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  End Hunger Connecticut de Partnering with

         Charter Oak Cultural Center, Foodshare and Hands on Hartford for the Food Stamp Project

         to raise awareness of the challenges facing low-income families living on a limited budget and

          support of 2007 Farm Bill pending in Senate.

         Passed

27.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Allyn Street de Granting permission for street closure, to

         serve food and alcohol and erect stage and tents for Pour House Summer Block Party Series

         2008 sponsored by the Pour House at.

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         vend merchandise and use the Pavilion for a festival and concert sponsored by Trinidad and

         Tobago Civic Association, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         use City equipment and Pavilion and sell food and beverages for 9th Annual Recovery Walk

         Festival sponsored by Connecticut Community Addiction Recovery.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

30.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for 11th Annual

         Hartford Downtown Criterium sponsored by the Sport Group - Nord-Ost, LLC at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         street closure and permission to vend food and beverages for 4th O'Hartford 5K Run

         sponsored by.
 
        Passed

32.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Healing Field of

Honor for Hometown Heroes sponsored by the American Legion Department and the
American Auxiliary Department of Connecticut at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

33.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees for Red Nose

         Run sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

         Passed

34.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park Pond House de Permission to serve food and

         liquor for private birthday party hosted by Christina Latimer at.

         Withdrawn

35.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  St. Anne-Immaculate Conception Church de Waiver of half

         the fees and street closures for Good Friday Procession sponsored by.

         Passed

36.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Allyn Street de Granting permission for street closure, to

         serve food and alcohol, and erect a stage and tent for Agave Summer Block Party Series

         2008 sponsored by the Agave Cantina & Grill at.

         Passed

37.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         vend food, beverages, merchandise and use of tent for 23rd Annual Keney Park Family Day 

         sponsored by Family Day Enterprise.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

38.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees associated with

         Annual Phagwah (New Year) Parade sponsored by Shri Krishna Mandir, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

39.      (COUNCILPERSONS COTTO AND DEUTSCH)  Iraq de Support to end war and

          for the troops currently serving in.

         Passed

40.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  North Hartford Economic Development Task Force de

         Establishment of.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

41.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND WINCH)  Rago-Coco Baseball League de

         Allocation of funds from the Council Sundry Account to purchase uniforms and equipment 

         for.

         Passed

 

Walk ins   

42.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         transfer funds between five Capital Improvement Projects for Hartford Public Schools.

         Passed

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

         amendment to lease with Hartford Stage Company, Inc. (HSC) for certain air space above the

         south central portion of a certain piece or parcel of land located on Church Street and adjacent

         to the MAT Garage.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 17, 2008

         Referred to and Economic Development Committee and the Planning and Zoning Commission




Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk