MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

MAY 24, 2004

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                          ACTION  TAKEN

BUDGET

1.        MAYOR EDDIE A. PEREZ de Amended Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-2005.
        Passed
 

COMMUNICATIONS

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to allocate funds

         from Unspecified Local Option funds to the Center for Urban Research/Caribbean Resource

         for Public Facility and Improvement Contraction Project.
       
Passed
 

3.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Delay of assessments until the

            2006 Assessment Year pursuant to Chapter 12 of the State Statutes.
        
Passed
 

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

          funds from SAMHSA for expansion of drug treatment programs and contract with St.

Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Community Health Services for drug treatment
services.
  
Referred to Health and Human Services
 

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Consideration of appointing

         Scully and Wolf, LLP as the City's Auditors and continued assistance with the

         implementation of the requirements of GASB Statement 34.
        
Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to negotiate and

         execute agreement  with American Dream Downpayment Initiative for Program Year 30.

         (Fiscal Year 2004-2005).
        
 Withdrawn

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram CDBG

         funds from Program Year 29  for Hartford Police Community & Block Watch Program

         and direct the Procurement Manager to execute and amend  Memorandum of

Understanding (MOU) (2003-2004) and create a new MOU (2004-2005)

with the Hartford Police Department.

Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to extend contract

         with Kent Scully for provision of management consulting services to the Finance

         Department and to increase the contract amount.
        
Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Support for upcoming Broad Street

         reconstruction under an STP Urban Transportation Project.
           
Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Waiving of compensation rights

         and granting a temporary easement for City-owned parcel on Reserve Road to State

         Department of Transportation for material and equipment storage.
       
Passed

11.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Endorsing the concept of a transit

supportive pedestrian node and for State Department of Transportation to give due

consideration to the design of a busway viaduct over Flatbush Avenue bridge.
Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

12.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de authorization for the Purchasing

Agent to contract with the Greater Hartford Literacy Council for 2003-2004 for literacy

information and referral services.
Passed

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

Service Agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection for Keney Park Pond

Dredging Project.

Passed

14.      CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter

          into Executive Session to discuss pending litigation entitled, Robert T. Parker v.

         Hartford Parking Authority, Et Al.
           
Passed

15.     CORPORATION COUNSEL de Authorization to enter into Executive Session to
         
            discuss an update regarding Elizabeth Park/Pond House.

        
Received

16.      CORPORATION COUNSEL de Authorization to enter into Executive Session to

         discuss an update regarding Garcia v. City of Hartford.
           
Received

17.     CORPORATION COUNSEL de Authorization to enter into Executive Session to

         discuss an update regarding Haley v. City of Hartford.
        
Received

REPORTS

18.    MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending the Pay Plan

        in the Unclassified Service concerning Administrative Series.
       
Received

19.  MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending the Pay Plan

       in the Classified Service concerning Administrative Series.
     
Received

20.   MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

       Authorization to execute a parking license agreement with Colt Gateway, LLC for

        parking at the Saw Tooth Building at Colt Gateway.
         
Passed

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

          resolution de Waiver of fifty-five (55) percent of the fees, permission to sell food and

         alcoholic beverages and the closure of State Street for the 22nd Annual Taste of Hartford

          on Constitution Plaza.
         
Passed

FOR ACTION

  22.    Resolution de Authorization to enter into agreement with Radia, Inc. for installation

and operation of Radialink First Responder System at the Hartford Police Department.
Withdrawn

 23.     Report de Approval of project development agreement with Community Development
           
            Properties, Hartford Classical Magnet, Inc. and Hartford School Building Committee for
          
           
Classical Magnet School.
           
Passed

 24.     Resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 64 Ward Street

         to Lucila Oliveras.
        
Referred to Housing Committee

 25.       Report de Authorization to evidence the termination and release of all restrictions and
          
           
conditions of the development and sale of property along Market Street by IDC Sari, Inc.
          
 Tabled


26.     Ordinance amending the Pay Plan in the Unclassified Service de Administrative
        
            Series.
          
Passed

27.        Ordinance amending the Pay Plan in the Classified Service de Administrative

Series.
Passed


RESOLUTIONS

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ) David J. L. Blatt de Appointment to the Planning and Zoning

          Commission.
             
Passed

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ethics Commission de Appointment and reappointment of members to.
         
Passed

30.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 30 Talcott Street de Authorization to take appropriate action to 

         execute the sale of the City's interests in land and improvements in the parcel of land
          
           
known as. 
Hearing – June 21, 2004
       
Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

31.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Hispanic Health Council de Waiver of all fees relating to the 13th

         Annual Health Fair for Children and Families sponsored by.
        
Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Waverly Field House de Approval to enter into a one year/three

         subsequent year renewable license agreement with the Northend Little League for the

         operations of the.
        
Passed

 33.    (MAYOR PEREZ) Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc. de Waiver of all fees relating

         to the Health Fair and Third Annual Youth Fest hosted by.
        
Passed

34.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Southend Park de Waiver of half the fees for Annual

         Field Day held by Henry C. Dwight Elementary School at.
           
Passed

35.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Martin Street de Waiver of half the fees and

permission to vend food and beverages for Community Day sponsored by Hope Street

Ministries.

Passed

36.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Youth Challenge de Waiver of half the fees for a series

         of religious services at various locations conducted by.
         
Passed

37.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission

         to use City equipment,  sell food, wine, beer, crafts souvenirs and to hang banners and

         display signage  for the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz at.
        
Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

38.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Brickyard Café de Granting permission to vend food

and beverages and street closure for Block Party hosted by.
Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

39.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for tours,

         concerts, workshops and events sponsored by the Friends of Elizabeth Park at.
        
Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

40.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Connecticut International Cultural Carnival

         Association, Inc. de Waiver of half the fees and permission to vend food, beverages and

         alcohol for Jouvert Parade, Carnival Parade and a concert and allocation of funds to.
        
Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

41.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney/Barbour Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to vend food and beverages for New England District Grande Lodge #1
           
           
Picnic at.

        
Passed

42.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and

permission to vend food and beverages for Capital Community College Student Senate

Picnic at.

Passed

    Attest:    Daniel M. Carey,

                          City Clerk