AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            APRIL 13, 2009               

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         leasing agreement with T & J Food Service to utilize the kitchen space and kitchen

         equipment located at the North End Senior Center for private business food service use.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of the Parkville Municipal

         Development Plan.

             Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept and receive funds

         from West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District from the Cities Readiness Initiative Grant to

         prepare to effectively respond to large scale bioterrorist events.

          Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

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

         Services Agreement Grant with the State for financial assistance authorized for the Hyland

         Park Improvements, Grant # CSAP 2009-16.

           Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the status and possible

         resolution of Garcia, Preston/Towing v. City of Hartford.

          Received

6.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the status and possible

         resolution of Murtha v. City of Hartford.

          Received

7.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on various issues.

          Received

8.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Update on the Greater Hartford Literacy Council.

          Received

9.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Discussion on 2009-2019 Facilities Plan.

          Received

10.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Discussion on Hartford Office of Youth Services Report.

          Received

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

         Works Department regarding the expansion of Single Stream Recycling.

          Received

12.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Update to the City's coordination of responding

         to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

          Received

REPORTS

13.      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.

          Postponed

14.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de City to

         update the management and carve out a prescription drug program.

          Postponed

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

         Prohibiting the use of tobacco products on the Hartford Municipal Building Campus.

          Postponed

16.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Creation of an exploratory

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

         in Hartford.

          Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a Candlelight Vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness

         sponsored by the Hartford Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at Bushnell

         Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission for streets closure for O'Hartford 5K Run

          sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

           Passed

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

         resolution 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 Goodwin Park.

           Passed

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

         resolution 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 the XL Center.

           Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and streets closure along the route of the Group of

         Motorcycle Ride sponsored by Connecticut Miracle Ride and Yankee Harley Davidson.

           Passed

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees associated with the Coleman Brothers

         Show/Carnival sponsored by the Friends of Pope Park at Pope Park.

           Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees associated with the Coleman Brothers Show/Carnival

         sponsored by the Friends of Colt Park at Colt Park.

           Passed

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

         resolution de Opposition of hazardous waste facility permit application for transfer facility by

         Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC.

          Passed 

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

         resolution de Granting permission to serve alcohol for Councilperson Cotto's Pause for a

         Cause sponsored by the Office of Councilperson Luis E. Cotto at the Atrium of the Municipal

         Building.

           Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for

         Outreaching the Vision of Christ 2009-Evangelical Campaign sponsored by Ebenezer

         Pentecostal Church A/D.

           Passed

FOR ACTION

27.      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 please to criminal conduct and disclosure of financial records upon

          indictment or probable cause finding, arrest or conviction of criminal conduct). A COPY OF

         THE ORDINANCE IS ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWN AND CITY CLERK.

          Withdrawn

28.      Report de Appointment of three members to ad hoc committee to assist in resolving the deficit.

          Postponed

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

          Postponed

30.      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).

          Postponed

31.      Report de Request to take day off without pay for Mayor and appointees.

          Postponed

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

         candidates for Municipal Office in the City of Hartford.

          Postponed

33.      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.

          Passed

34.      Report 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.

          Postponed

35.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 1, of Code de Generally.

           Withdrawn

36.      Ordinance repealing Chapter 36, and replacing it with a new Chapter 36, of Code de Public Art.

          Postponed

37.      Communication de Veto of Patricia Conran appointment to the Freedom of Information

         Advisory Board.

          Received

38.      Report de Requesting tax payer burden of fees and profits to Tax-Serv and other private

         collection agencies report by Finance Director.

          Postponed

39.      Report de Ordinance repealing Chapter 36, and replacing it with a new Chapter 36, of Code

         concerning Public Art.

           Received

40.      Resolution de Appointment of Jack N. Hale to the Advisory Commission on the Environment.

          Postponed

41.      Resolution de Appointment of W. Michael Downes to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

          Postponed

42.      Resolution de Support for Better Choices for Connecticut Revenue Proposal.

           Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

43.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code de Living Wage.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

          Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

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

         for improvements to the Hartford Levee System regarding flood control. ($5,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

             Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Ordinance establishing a policy for criminal record checks for

          the City of Hartford's Hiring Policy.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

          Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Ordinance establishing a policy for criminal record checks

         screening procedure for the City of Hartford's Vendors Hiring Policy.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

          Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

47.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XIX, of Code
de Code of Ethics.
HEARING DATE - Monday, April 20, 2009

         Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee

RESOLUTIONS

48.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Gerry Pleasant de Appointment as an alternate member of the Planning
and Zoning Commission.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

49.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Carlos Hernandez-Chavez de Appointment to the Commission on Cultural

         Affairs.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

50.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Khadija Abdul-Salaam de Reappointment to the Permanent Commission on

          the Status of Hartford Women.

          Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

51.      (MAYOR PEREZ) High Street Public Safety Complex de Relief of the cost of permit fees for

         the closure of High Street for the construction of.

          Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

52.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve

         food and beverages, use of the Pavilion and closure of streets for Family Fun Day sponsored

         by the Student Senate of Capital Community College at.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

53.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Hispanic Health Council de Waiver of half the fees, permission

          to serve food, beverages, erect a tent and permission to use stage for 18th Annual Health Fair

          sponsored by.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

54.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees for Easter Egg Hunt

         sponsored by the Friends of Goodwin Park at

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

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

         serve food, beverages, erect tents and use the pavilion for the 2009 Greater Hartford Heart

         Walk sponsored by the American Heart Association at.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

56.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Corner of Ely and Winthrop Streets de Waiver of half the fees

          for Good Friday-Way to the Cross Event sponsored by the Sacred Heart Church at.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

57.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Ann Street de Permission to serve food and alcohol and

         closure of Ann Street between Ann and Union Streets for Pour House Summer Block Party

         Series 2009 sponsored by Pour House at.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

58.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Hartford Public Library de Permission to serve alcohol at

         various functions sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

59.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Our Lady of Fatima Church de Waiver of half the fees and

         closure of sections of Madison Avenue, Kibbe Street, Bulkeley Avenue, New Park Avenue and

         Park Street associated with Day of Portugal sponsored by.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

60.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Our Lady of Fatima Church de Waiver of half the fees and

         closure of sections of Madison Avenue, Kibbe Street, Bulkeley Avenue and Park Street

         associated with Imperio sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

61.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Our Lady of Fatima Church de Waiver of half the fees and

         closure of sections of Madison Avenue, Kibbe Street, Bulkeley Avenue and Park Street

         associated with St. Anthony's Festival sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

          food, beverages and use of pavilion associated with the Annual LEVAS Gospel Festival and

         Fair sponsored by Lift Every Voice and Sing (LEVAS) at.

            Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

63.       (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve
food and beverages for the 2009 NAMIWalks for the Mind of America sponsored by the NAMI-CT
at.
     

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

64.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH) Salvation Army Overflow Shelter de Recommendation of

         appropriation from the Contingency Fund for extension to operate.

         Passed

65.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY) Court of Common Council de Hiring the law firm of Day

         Pitney to advise.

         Passed

66.      Ordinance amending Chapter 28, Article III, Sections 28-222 through 28-234 of Code de 

         Hartford Special Services District.

          Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

67.      Rebuilding Together of Hartford de Waiver of repair fees for volunteer assisting homeowners

         with repairs through.

          Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

 

    Attest:

 

                                                                                                                Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk