AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                           MARCH 9, 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

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

2.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Update on State education funds and Advocacy Education

         Legislative Agenda.

         Received

REPORTS

3.       PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to select the Ebony Horsewomen, Inc. as Tentative Developer

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

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

4.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 13, Section 13-94, Article III, Division 3 of Code de License required; application;

         expiration; revocation; charge.

         Received

5.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         a supplement appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction of a

         Boundless Playground within a public park known as Lozada Park. ($40,000).

         Received

6.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the improvements to Lozada Park.

         ($350,000).

         Received

7.       HOUSING COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 18, Article VI, Section 18-147 of

Code concerning State Law relative to Certificates of Occupancy adopted by reference;
administration designated.

         Received

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

         substitute resolution de Approval to enter into license agreements with several Friends of

         Parks Groups (FOPG).

         Passed

9.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Authorization to

         select the Ebony Horsewomen, Inc. as Tentative Developer to pursue the development of

         the Connecticut Equestrian and Exhibition Center in Keney Park.

         Received

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the 38th Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade

         sponsored by the Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee at Downtown Hartford.

         Passed, as amended

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Susan G. Komen Race sponsored by the Susan

         G. Komen for the Cure Connecticut at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

12.      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, 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 23, 2009
13.      Report de Appointment of three members of Council to ad hoc committee to assist in

         resolving the deficit.

          Action postponed until March 23, 2009        

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

          Action postponed until March 23, 2009

15.      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 23, 2009

16.      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 23, 2009

17.      Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating $36,450,000 for 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 23, 2009

18.      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 OF THE ORDINANCE IS ON FILE IN THE OFFICE

         OF THE TOWN AND CITY CLERK).

         Passed

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

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

20.      Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the

         improvements to Lozada Park. ($350,000).

         Passed

21.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for

         the construction of a Boundless Playground within a public park known as Lozada Park.

         ($40,000).

         Passed

22.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-47 of Code de Establishing outside counsel for the

         Court of Common Council.

         Passed, as amended

23.      Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Section 9-15 (D), Article I, of Code de Building permit fees.

         Passed

24.      Ordinance amending Code de Prohibiting political contributions from City contractors to

         candidates for municipal office in the City of Hartford.

          Action postponed until March 23, 2009        

25.      Ordinance amending Chapter 13, Section 13-94, Article III, Division 3, of Code de License

         required; application; expiration; revocation; charge.

          Passed

26.     Ordinance amending Chapter 14, Sections 14-2, 14-5, 14-6, 14-6(1), and 14-7 of Code de

         Definitions; Plan prerequisite; Temporary food establishment licensing: submittal,

procedures, and approvals: Catering food establishment licensing: Classification; fees;
revocation; no transferability; penalties.

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

27.      Ordinance amending Chapter 15, Article I, Sections 15-1 and 15-27 through 15-37 of Code

         de Definitions; Permitting of refuse collector; registration of vehicles and permanent

         containers.

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

28.      Ordinance amending Chapter 17, Article I, Section 17-6 and Article III, Section 17-49 of

         Code de Operation of public pools and records requirements for permit holders.

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

29.      Ordinance amending Chapter 18, Article VI, Section 18-147 of Code de State law relative to

         Certificates of Occupancy adopted by reference; administration designated.

         Passed

30.      Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Article I, Sections 26-5, 26-7, 26-7(1) and 26-9 of Code

         de Lawn bowling fees; Ice rink fees; Boat launch fees; Dillon stadium fee schedule.

         Action postponed until March 23, 2009

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

31.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER, WINCH, BOUCHER AND SEGARRA)  Ordinance amending
Chapter 2, Article V, Division 1 of Code de Generally.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 16, 2009

          Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee

32.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Ordinance repealing Chapter 36 and replacing it with a new

         Chapter 36 of Code de Public Art.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, March 16, 2009

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  John Doe de Appointment to the Freedom of Information Advisory

         Board. Name 1: Passed, Name 2: Passed, Name 3: Failed, Name 4: Passed

        

34.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Shovel Ready Projects de Allocation of State funds

          from American Stimulus Recovery Package that will eliminate all barriers for jobs for

         Hartford residents for.

         Passed

35.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures de Support

         of.

         Passed

36.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  XL Center de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food, beverages and streets closure along the  route of the March of Babies sponsored

         by the March of Dimes-Northern Division starting at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

37.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Our Lady of Sorrows Church de Waiver of half the fees and

         closure of streets along the route of religious procession sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

38.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Connecticut Miracle Ride and Yankee Harley Davidson de

         Waiver of half the fees and streets closure along the route of the group of motorcycle ride

         sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

39.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Connecticut Center for a New Economy de Waiver of half

         the fees and streets closure from Hungerford Street to the State Capitol for the Interfaith

         Fellowship for Universal Health Care Voices of Healing March sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

40.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Brazilian Cultural Center of Hartford de Waiver of half the

         fees and permission to sell food, beverages, alcohol and merchandise and streets closure from

          New Park Avenue to Madison Avenue for Brazilian Day Parade sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

41.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for outdoor

         services sponsored by the Greater Hartford Church of Christ at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

42.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Prescription Drug Program de City to update the

         management and carve out a.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

43.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER, BOUCHER AND DEUTSCH)  Council Rules de Amendment of.

          Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee        

 

44.        Neighborhood Stabilization Program Application de Authorization to accept,
             allocate funds and enter into agreements with State regarding.

          Passed

 

45.        Summer Food Program de Authorization to apply, receipt funds and execute
             and approve any contracts from State regarding.

          Passed

 

46.        Nurturing Families Network de Authorization for Health and Human Services
             Department to contract and accept funds from the Connecticut Childrenís Trust
             Fund for.

             Passed

 

47.        Art Blakey Tribute Concert de Authorization to apply and accept the MDC
             District Sponsorship Grant for.

            Passed

 

48.        Hartford Health and Human Services Departmentís Immunization Action Plan
             Program de Authorization to receive funds and contract with State for.

            Passed

 

49.        Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the United Way of
             Central and Northeastern Connecticut de Authorization to accept funds for Phase
             27 Emergency Food and Shelter Program for McKinney Shelter through.

          Passed

 

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk