AGENDA
                                MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                  APRIL 28, 2008

 

 

 

 

APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETINGS OF AUGUST 13, SEPTEMBER 10, 24, OCTOBER 9, 22,

NOVEMBER 13, 26, DECEMBER 10, 2007 AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF JANUARY 7, 2008 THE
REGULAR MEETINGS OF JANUARY 14, 28,  FEBRUARY 13 AND 25.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

BUDGET FOR 2008-2009

1.       MAYOR PEREZ 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 on October 2007; and Ordinance concerning appropriations in the Capital

         Improvement Funds.

 

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

         Code for Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at 6:00 P.M. at the Bulkeley High School

         Auditorium.

         (COPY OF THE RECOMMENDED BUDGET IS ON FILE IN THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE)

         Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee

COMMUNICATIONS

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the Police

         Department  to accept grant funding from Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance to

         promote Neighborhood Police Plan.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept grant funding

         from the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Education Center to support the Hartford Police

         Department's Girls Soccer League.

         Passed

4.       LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Update and discussion on

          the Central Purchasing System and other policies pertaining to Procurement.

         Received

5.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Implementation of

         single stream recycling in Hartford regarding solid waste management by the Department of

         Public Works.

         Received

FROM TABLE

6.       Report de Establishment of North Hartford Economic Development Task Force.

        Tabled

REPORTS

7.       PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT

         AND BUDGET COMMITTEES de Authorization for the submission and adoption of the

         Year Four Annual Action Plan (FY 2008-2009) to the Five Year Consolidated Community

         Development Plan (FY 2005-2009) with related program funding recommendations.

         Passed

8.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into the Second Supplemental Agreement to the

         original Agreement between the State and City for construction, inspection and maintenance

          of the Riverwalk North Project Utilizing Federal Funds from the High Priority Projects

         Program, State Project #63-569, Federal Aid Project No. HPP-H004(2).

         Passed

9.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET AND PLANNING AND ECONOMIC

         DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         reprogram CDBG-Unspecified Local Options funds to be allocated to the Capitol Region

         Conference of Churches, Inc. for the acquisition of 1229 Albany Avenue (the Collin

         Bennett Building).

         Passed

10.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction, inspection and

         maintenance regarding the extension of Mark Twain Drive.

         Received

11.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the City's Sundry Account to support the efforts of

         the Hartford Preservation Alliance.

         Passed, as amended

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for 11th Annual Hartford Downtown Criterium

         sponsored by the Sport Group - Nord - Ost, LLC at Bushnell Park.
           
Passed

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

         resolution 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 Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         substitute resolution 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 at Keney Park.

         Passed

15.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Authorization to enter

          into the Second Supplemental Agreement to the original Agreement between the State and

         City for construction, inspection and maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project Utilizing

         Federal Funds from the High Priority Projects Program, State Project #63-569, Federal Aid

         Project No. HPP-H004(2).

         Passed

16.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction, inspection, and

         maintenance regarding the extension of Mark Twain Drive.

         Received

17.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2, Article VII, Section 2-487 of Code concerning use of proceeds from sale of City

         park property.

         Received

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to hold their "Run for Kevin Event",

         sponsored by the Classical Magnet School's Community Services, Inc. at Elizabeth

         Park/West on Asylum Avenue.

         Postponed until May 12, 2008

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

         resolution de Designation of funds to Hartford Youth Soccer Organization.

         Received

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a carnival with the Friends of Colt Park sponsored

         by Coleman Brothers Show at Colt Park.

         Passed

21.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE de Approval for permanent monument

         commemorating worker's killed while on the job to be placed in Bushnell Park and naming of

          Keney-Waverly Field as Elliot Bert and Lou Kelly Baseball Diamond.

         Passed - Bushnell Park Resolution as amended

        Postponed until May 12, 2008 - Keney Park resolution

FOR ACTION

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

         construction, inspection and maintenance regarding the extension of Mark Twain Drive.

         Passed

23.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VII, Section 2-487 of Code de Use of proceeds from

         sale of City park property.

         Passed

24.      Report de Waiver of half the fees associated with Annual Phagwah (New Year) Parade

         sponsored by Shri Krishna Mandir, Inc. at Goodwin Park.

         Passed

RESOLUTIONS

25.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Thea Montanez de Appointment to the Hartford Public Library Board

         of Directors.

         Tabled

26.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Janis L. Johnson de Appointment to the Commission on Grandparents

         Raising Grandchildren.

         Tabled                                                                                                                                        

27.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  LT. Brenda Taylor de Appointment to the Commission on Lesbian,

         Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

         Tabled

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Nyesha McCauley de Appointment to the Permanent Commission on

         the Status of Hartford Women.

         Tabled 

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Debra St. Germain de Appointment to the Commission on Disability

         Issues.

         Tabled 

30.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum de Grant authorization for.

         Passed

31.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  18-20 Auburn Street de Authorization to

         subordinate the City's mortgage to a financial institution willing to grant the owner a

         mortgage for property located at.

         Referred to Housing Committee

32.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Free mortgage foreclosure prevention summit de

         Organization of.

         Passed

33.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum, Inc. de Allocation of funds

         from the Sundry Account for New Program through.

         Withdrawn

34.      (COUNCILMEN DEUTSCH AND COTTO)  Immaculate Conception Shelter and Housing
Corporation de Allocation of funds from the Sundry Account for Respite Program for.

         Referred to Health and Human Services

35.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Special assessment on housing that is blighted de

         Appointment of a committee/task force regarding.

         Referred to Housing Committee

36.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Certain City Employees de Granting leave of absence to.

         Passed

37.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  5th Annual Basketball Tournament de Allocation of funds

         from the Sundry Account and enter into contract with Gussie Wortham Foundation for.

         Referred to Health and Human Services

38.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Ann Uccello Water Fountain de Renaming of the water fountain
in City Hall as.

         Referred to Public Building Dedication Committee

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk