AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            APRIL 27, 2009 

CONSENT CALENDAR: 

1.         BUDGET FOR 2009-2010
MAYOR PEREZ de Mayor’s Budget Message, recommended General fund Budget and Capital             ACTION  TAKEN

Improvement Program; Ordinance de Appropriations for General Fund; Ordinance concerning
appropriations in the Capital Improvement Fund; Ordinance de Tax Levy on List of October 1,
2008; and Equipment, vehicle and technology ordinance .

 

A public hearing has been assigned in accordance with provisions of the Municipal Code for
Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 6:00 P.M., at Bulkeley High School Auditorium.


Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

COMMUNICATIONS

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of a supplement to the Joint

         Ownership Agreement between the City and the State of Connecticut for the Morgan Street

         Garage.

        HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

 
        Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

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

         North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA) Title III funding to provide services to

         elderly residents.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to submit the substantial

         amendment to the Consolidated Plan 2008 Action Plan for the Homelessness Prevention

         and Rapid Re-Housing Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee and Housing Committee

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

         funding from the State in support of the Dial-A-Ride Program.

          Passed

REPORTS

6.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Requesting tax payer burden of fees and profits to Tax-Serv and other

          private collection agencies report by Finance Director.

          Received           

7.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance repealing

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

          Received

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

         Acceptance of Refugee Resettlement Report and recommendations of Refugee Resettlement

         Task Force.

          Passed, as amended

9.       LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Urging to restore

         the LPFM Service to its original mandate and ensure that the license applications are processed

         quickly and citizens have access to the public airwaves by Federal Communications

         Commission and Congressional Delegation Representing Hartford.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

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

         deficit.

             Postponed

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

             Postponed

12.      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).

          Passed

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

          Withdrawn

14.      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.         Failed

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

         Art.

           Passed

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

         collection agencies report by Finance Director.

         Postponed

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

         Environment.

         Passed, as amended

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

          Passed, as amended

19.      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. 

          Received             

20.      Report de City to update the management and carve out a prescription drug program.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee         

21.      Report de Prohibiting the use of tobacco products on the Hartford Municipal Building

         Campus.

          Postponed

22.      Resolution de Naming the corner of Main Street and Albany Avenue as Keith L. Carr, Sr.

         Corner.

          Postponed              

23.      Resolution de Naming Hartford Firehouse Engine Company #15 as Mayor Michael P. Peters

          Memorial Firehouse.

          Passed    

24.      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.

          Passed      

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

         candidates for Municipal Office in the City of Hartford.

          Postponed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

26.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating funds for the planning, acquisition

         and construction of renovations and improvements to Bellizzi Middle School to provide for

         an Asian Studies Academy and authorizing the issuance of $13,000,000 Bonds of the City to

         meet said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($13,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

             Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee        

27.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code de Living
Wage.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

          Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-37 of Code de

         NBU-BOE provisions.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

           Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article II, Division 1, Sections 22-25

         and 22-26 of Code de Generally. (Parking fines).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

           Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

30.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER) (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Ordinance amending Chapter 28,

          Article XII, of Code de Historic Preservation Commission.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

          Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee           

RESOLUTIONS

31.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ramon Espinoza de Appointment to the Civilian Police Review Board.

          Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee             

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Asian Studies Academy Construction Project de Acceptance of Funds.

          Withdrawn 

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ) (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Mao, Dominican Republic de

         Request to take steps necessary to transfer, suppression turnout gear, 1980 Mack Pumper

         and 1983 Grumman Tiger Cat Pumper to.

          Passed           

34.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  HartBeat Ensemble de Waiver of half the fees for the 4th

         Annual Plays in the Parks sponsored by.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee           

35.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Foodshare, Inc. de Waiver of half the fees and closure of

         streets involved in the West End and Asylum Hill Neighborhood  for the 26th Annual Walk

         Against Hunger sponsored by.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

36.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees for series of religious

         services sponsored by the Pentecostal Tabernacle Apostolic Church at.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee             

37.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Permission to serve food and beverages

         for the LCCI Summerfest sponsored by the Liberty Church Center International at.

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

38.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Columbus Park de Permission to serve food and beverages

         and set up amusements and rides for the I.A.C. Columbus Fundraiser sponsored by I.A.C.

         Honoring Columbus Committee at.

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

39.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Permission to serve food and beverages for

         Back to School Event sponsored by the New Horizon Baptist Church at.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee             

40.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for Familytime

         sponsored by the Riverfront Family Church at.

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

41.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Summer

         Solstice Event sponsored by the Bushnell Park Foundation at.

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

42.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Permission to serve food and beverages and

          closure of Trinity Street for the CRT Head Start Parade sponsored by the Community

         Renewal Team and the Ringling Brothers Circus at.

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Woodland Street between Harrison Place and Albany Avenue

          de Waiver of half the fees and closure of streets for Kings Chapel Day sponsored by Kings

         Chapel Church of God at.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee           

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

         vend food, beverages, erect tents and a secondary stage for Hope Out Loud 8 Peace and

         Music Festival sponsored by the Connecticut Coalition for Peace and Justice at.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee            

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Hartford Business Improvement

         District de Waiver of half the fees and permission for closures of streets associated with the

         University of Connecticut Women's Basketball team Parade sponsored by.

          Withdrawn              

46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO) (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Tax Fixing Agreements or

         Tax Incremental Financing Agreements de Determining that any companies that receive

         Federal funds through the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) renegotiate the terms of.

          Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee             

47.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Immaculate Conception Housing and Shelter along with the

         Salvation Army's Marshall House de Setting up a temporary place of refuge for chronically ill

         homeless individuals and families as an emergency safety net service at.

          Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee      

             RESOLUTIONS:

48.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER, WINCH, SEGARRA, COTTO AND KENNEDY)
             Day Pitney, LLP de Hiring of.

          Passed, as amended

49.     (MAYOR PEREZ) ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE ACCEPTANCE OF DUTCH POINT LANE.

               HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

           Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

50.      (MAYOR PEREZ) ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE ACCEPTANCE OF AUSTIN BOULEVARD.

              HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

          Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

51.     (MAYOR PEREZ) ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE ACCEPTANCE OF PATSY WILLIAMS WAY.

             HEARING DATE - Monday, May 18, 2009

          Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

 

  Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk