MINUTES

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            APRIL 25, 2005

 

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                           ACTION TAKEN 

BUDGET FOR 2005-2006

          CITY CLERK de Mayor's Budget Message, recommended General Fund Budget and

         Capital Improvement Program; Ordinance de Appropriations for General Fund;

         Ordinance de Tax Levy on List of October 2004; and Ordinance concerning

         appropriations in the Capital Improvement Fund.

        

         A public hearing has been assigned in accordance with provision of the Municipal

         Code for Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at 6:00 P.M., at the Bulkeley High School Auditorium.

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing the programming of

         CDBG administrative funds to be used to pay for Hartford's participation in the

         development of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the

            MetroHartford Region.

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram

         recaptured CDBG funds, Program Year 30 to Hartford Public Access Television, Inc. for

          the purchase of equipment.

         Passed  

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to transfer CDBG

         funds from the Neighborhoods of Hartford, Inc. "Homeownership Initiative" Program to

         the Co-Opportunity Inc.'s Housing Counseling and Education, Individual Development

         Account (IDA) Savings Program.

         Passed  

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval for the renovation and

         construction of the Annie Fisher Multiple Intelligences Magnet School.

         Referred to the Education Committee       

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval for the renovation and

         construction of the Richard J. Kinsella Arts Magnet School.

         Referred to the Education Committee       

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from

         the State and contract with the designated agencies to provide services related to the

         Hartford Building Bridges Project/New Day Program.

         Passed  

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 22, 28, 32, 38, 44, 48-50 and 54 Belden Street to Belden Street

         Development, LLC.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 16, 2005

            Referred to the Housing Committee

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Granting initial approval of a

         disposition agreement with NES Group Investments for 25-73 Albany Avenue in the

         25-73 Albany Avenue Anti-Blight Project.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 16, 2005

          Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 164-166 and 168-170 Hungerford Street and 159 Oak Street to

         Immaculate Conception Shelter.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 16, 2005

            Referred to the Housing Committee

REPORTS

10.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to enter into and execute a new lease with the option to purchase with

         HFAH 875 Asylum, LLC.

            Passed  

11.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

resolution de Hosting a City-wide forum and for Congress to reject personal account proposals
 
for Social Security.

            Passed  

12.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 158-162 Ward Street to Rego Realty, Inc.

            Passed  

13.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 31-33 Warren Street to Charles Pieters.

          Passed  

14.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de allocation of funds through the Urban Networks from Centers for Disease

         Control and Prevention to increase Thriving Youth Through Violence Prevention Program.

         Withdrawn  

15.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Compliance with Freedom of Information Act.

         Passed  

FOR ACTION

16.      Resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Blue Onion 10K Run/Walk sponsored by

         Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc.

          Passed  

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

17.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 28 of Code de Historic Preservation

         Commission.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 16, 2005

          Referred to Planning, Economic Development, and the Housing Committee

RESOLUTIONS

18.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ethics Commission de Appointment of members to.

          Passed  

19.      (MAYOR PEREZ) City Hall Atrium de Waiver of half the fees associated with Foster

Day Celebration sponsored by the State of Connecticut's Department of Children and
Families at.

         Passed  

20.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Budget hearing de Order of business.

          Passed  

21.      (COUNCILPERSONS KENNEDY AND BAZZANO) Soromundi Commons Limited

         Partnership (YWCA) de Authorization to enter into an Abatement Agreement for Unit H with.

          Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

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

         to sell food and alcoholic beverages for street parade and carnival sponsored by the

         Connecticut International Cultural Carnival Association, Inc. at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

23.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees and costs

         associated with the 2005 Hartford Aleve Arthritis Walk sponsored by the Arthritis

         Foundation Southern New England Chapter at.

         Passed  

24.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the costs and

         permission to serve food and beverages associated with the Annual Women's 10K-5K

         Run sponsored by Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

25.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Church of God Pentecost, Inc. de Permission to hold

         religious street services on sidewalks on different streets by.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

26.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for "Church

         Services” sponsored by the Hartford Church of Christ at.

         Passed  

27.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park Lookout Mountain de Waiver of half the

         fees and permission to serve food and beverages and use of City stage for March of the

         Black Man and celebration of Emperor Haile Sellassie's Birthday sponsored by the

         E.W.F., Inc Empress Menen Local #13 at.

         Passed  

28.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Wavier of half the fees for "Monday

         Night Jazz" sponsored by the Garden Area Neighborhood at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

29.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Peter's Church de Waiver of half the fees associated with

         religious procession sponsored by.

         Passed  

30.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Senior Center de Granting permission to consume

         alcoholic beverages sponsored by Outhone Ford at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

31.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund de Waiver of

          all fees and support of various concerts by.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

32.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees for Field Day

         sponsored by Jumoke Academy at.

          Passed  

     Attest:

 

                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                           City Clerk