AGENDA

                                          MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                May 27, 2003                   

                                                                                                                  

CONSENT CALENDAR:                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                             ACTION  TAKEN

 HEARING

 1.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 1, Section 35-181 of Code changing the

         zone classification on the east side of Madison Avenue between Kane and Kibbe Streets from

         the C-1 to the R-4 Zoning District.        Hearing Held

 

BUDGET

 2.    MAYOR EDDIE A. PEREZ de Amended Budget for Fiscal Year 2003-2004.   Passed 

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 3.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for a fourth quarter transfer

         of funds from the unencumbered appropriation balances in the Labor Settlements Account of

         Other Sundry Departments to Corporation Counsel.   Passed
 

 4.         CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 80 Cowles Street to Principal Residential Mortgage.
        

       
 HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003    Referred to Housing Committee
 

5.         CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 850-852 New Britain Avenue to Irwin Mortgage Company.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003   Referred to Housing Committee
 

 6.         CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 330-332 Jefferson Street to People's Bank.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003    Referred to Housing Committee
 

7.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept partial payment

         from Broad-Park Development Corporation and Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance,

         Inc.  and forgive the balance of debts for 149-151 Affleck Street, 994-998 Broad Street and 83-85

         and 87-89 Ward Street for the development of Cityscape Apartments.

            HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003   Referred to Operations, Management
         and Budget Committee

 8.         CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute  a

         conservation license agreement for a portion of the grounds of  Hartford Public High School.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003   Referred to Operations, Management
         and Budget Committee


 9.         CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into a loan

         agreement with NWJ, LLC for the renovation of six (6) units of rental housing at 101-103

         Mather Street.   Referred to Housing Committee
  

 10.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive funding from State

         and enter into contracts with Hartford Hospital and Hispanic Health Council for counseling,

         testing services and bilingual HIV Educator/AIDS Outreach Services.   Passed
 

 11.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to grant easements to

         utility providers servicing the Job Corps Center.    Passed
 

 12.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization and approval of HOME

         Program funding and enter into agreement with Patricia Tyrell for renovation of rental housing

         units at 196-198 Homestead Avenue.    Referred to Housing Committee
      

 13.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization and approval of HOME

         Program funding and enter into agreement with Neville G. Radway for renovation of rental

         housing units at 41-43 and 45-47 Mahl Avenue.    Referred to Housing Committee
   

 14.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign Letter of Agreement

          with State for funds for 2003 Farmer's Market Nutrition Program.         Passed
 

 15.     CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Approval of the Collective Bargaining

         Agreement between the City and the Hartford Firefighters Association.  Passed
         

 16.     DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to go into Executive Session to discuss

         litigation entitled Charron v. City of Hartford.          Received 

        

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REPORTS

 17.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute lease with State for providing parking for

            City personnel  working at Constitution Plaza.       Passed
   

18.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Permission to purchase years of State or MDC service by HPU Members. 

         Passed
 

19.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompany substitute

         resolution de Implementation of the recommendations contained in the report entitled Toward

         the Establishment of the Hartford Design Center.  Passed
   

20.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into agreement with Connecticut Conference of

         Municipalities and Sylvania Lighting Systems Corporation for maintaining City street lighting.   

         Withdrawn
 

21.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter XVII, Section 3 (p) of the Charter concerning Pensions. (Vesting).  Received     
  

22.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to execute an amendment to a lease agreement with JEM

         Properties, LLC for property located at 875 Asylum Avenue for West Middle School.

         Passed
   

23.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 5 of Code concerning Group Insurance and Service Benefits.

         (Benefits for employees of the Hartford Board of Education retiring pursuant to incentive program). 

         Received      
 

24.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to execute a memorandum of understanding with Southside

         Institutions Neighborhood Alliance for the completion of streetscape improvements in the

         general vicinity of Hartford Hospital.      Passed
    

25.     HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Code concerning creation of a Commission on the Environment.    Received     
 

26.     HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

        Chapter 2, Article X, Division 4, Section 2-699(a) of Code concerning Affirmative Action Plan.   

        Received          
                                    

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

         City-owned property located at 5-7 Elliot Place to Ana and Angel Ortiz.   Passed
 

28.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into a

         contract with Colt Gateway, LLC for UDAG funds for the development of residential housing at

         Coltsville.   Passed
 

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

         City-owned property located at 12 Baltimore Street to Capital Restoration, Inc.   Passed
 

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

         City-owned property located at 1 Dean Street Garage Unit 19-E to Sean C. Spell.   Passed
 

 31.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 158 Montrose Street to People's Bank.    Passed
 

 32.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 64-66 East Harold Street to Provident Funding

         Associates, LLC.   Passed
 

 33.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 109-111 Charlotte Street to Ameriquest Mortgage

         Company. Passed
 

 34.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 171 Sherbrooke Avenue to Ameriquest Mortgage

         Company.    Passed
 

 35.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 276 Roger Street to People's Bank.   Passed
 

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

         City-owned property located at 33 Warren Street to Partners, LLC.   Passed
 

 37.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 170-172 Sargeant Street to Federal Trust Mortgage

         Company.    Passed
 

 38.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned

             property located at 770-772 Garden Street to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc.   Passed
 

 

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REPORTS (CONTINUED)

 39.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 31-33 Hazel Street to Midland Mortgage Company.

         Passed
        

40.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees and use of City parks for Hartford Parks Bike Tour sponsored by the Connecticut

         Bicycle Coalition.    Passed
 

41.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for annual church picnic hosted by St. Augustine Roman Catholic

         Church.    Passed
 

42.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees and permission to sell food, alcohol and memorabilia for Hartford

         Vintage Baseball Invitational Tournament sponsored by Martin Media at Bushnell Park.

         Passed
 

43.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees for Universoul Circus sponsored by Soul Circus, Incorporated at Dillon Stadium

         Parking Lot.      Passed
     

44.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         fees and use of City stages for 5K Run/Walk Mini Marathon sponsored by the Greater

         Hartford Arts Council at Bushnell Park.       Passed
  

45.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees, use of City equipment and permission to sell food and alcoholic beverages for

         street parade and carnival sponsored by the Connecticut Cultural Carnival Association, Inc. at

         Bushnell Park.    Passed
 

46.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Closure of

         Streets for Block Party hosted by Bourbon Street North.      Passed
  

47.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees, permission to sell food and alcoholic beverages and street closure for

         the 21st Annual Taste of Hartford on Constitution Plaza.    Passed
   

48.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees for procession hosted by Our Lady of Fatima Church.       Passed
 

49.     PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Permission to

         serve alcoholic beverages for Concorso Ferrari Festival sponsored by Concorso Ferrari, LLC at

         Bushnell Park.         Passed
 

50.     DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS de Ordinance changing the zone classification on the west

         side of Broad Street between Park and Grand Streets from the present R-3 to the B-4 District.   

        Received  
 

51.     DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS de Ordinance changing the zone classification on east side of

          Broad Street between Park and Grand Streets from the present R-3 to the B-4 District.  Received
  

 

FOR ACTION

 52.     Ordinance amending a Special Development District on land fronting on the east and west

         sides of Lorraine Street and a portion of Farmington Avenue and resolution approving the

         Special Permit Application.   Postponed
 

53.     Ordinance amending the building line on the west side of Lorraine Street and north on

         Farmington Avenue. Postponed
 

 54.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article II, Division 4, Section 35-163 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.    Postponed
 

 55.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 11, Section 35-491 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.    Postponed

 56.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 12, Section 35-510 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.    Postponed

 57.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 13, Section 35-545 of Code de Site Plan

            Review.    Postponed

 58.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 14, Section 35-580 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.    Postponed
          

 59.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 15, Section 35-614 of Code de Site Plan

            Review.    Postponed
 

 60.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 15, Section 35-648 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.  Postponed
 

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FOR ACTION (CONTINUED)

 61.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 17, Section 35-678 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.   Postponed
 

62.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 18, Section 35-708 of Code de Site Plan

         Review   Postponed
 

63.     Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article III, Division 19, Section 35-743 of Code de Site Plan

         Review.  Postponed
 

64.     Report and resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 1 Dean

         Street Garage Unit 19-E to Sean C. Spell.   Withdrawn
 

65.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 5 of Code de Group Insurance and Service

         Benefits. (Benefits for employees of the Hartford Board of Education retiring pursuant to

        incentive program).     Passed 
   

66.     Ordinance amending Chapter XVII, Section 3 (p) of the Charter de Pensions. (Vesting).   Passed
 

67.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 4, Section 2-699(a) of Code de Affirmative

         Action Plan.     Postponed
 

68.     Ordinance amending Code de Creation of a Commission on the Environment.     Passed
 

69.     Resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for Circus Lunchtime Party

         and Elephant Walk sponsored by Field Entertainment/Ringling Brothers and Barnum and

         Bailey Circus at Bushnell Park.  Passed
 

70.     Resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Elephant Walk sponsored by Field

         Entertainment/Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus at Hartford Civic Center from and to

         Windsor Street.   Passed

 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

71.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article II, Section 35-124 of Code regarding

          variances.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 14, 2003

       Referred to City Plan Commission; Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee; Public Works and Parks Committee

 

72.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article V, Section 35-953 of Code regarding

          off-street parking obligations.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 14, 2003

        Referred to City Plan Commission; Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee; Public Works and Parks Committee
 

73.     (COUNCILPERSON LAFONTAINE). Ordinance establishing and Industrial Reuse Overlay

         District on the south side of Park Street between Pope Park Highway No. 4 and Bartholomew

         Avenue in the I-2 Zoning District .

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 14, 2003

        Referred to City Plan Commission; Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee;   Public Works and Parks Committee
 

74.     (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the General Fund

         for Education and Employee Benefits in Fiscal Year 2002-2003. ($9,025,370).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 16, 2003

        Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

75.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Hartford Advisory Commission on Food Policy de Appointments to.  Passed
 

76.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Jennifer Cassidy de Appointment to the Hartford Transit District. Passed
 

77.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission de Appointments and

         reappointment to.   Passed
 

78.     (MAYOR PEREZ). City Plan Commission de Appointment and reappointment to.  Passed
       

79.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Barnard/South Green Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs for Health

         Fair sponsored by the Hispanic Health Council at.    Referred to Public Works and Parks    Committee                                                 
 

80.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Christopher J. Dodd, Joseph I. Lieberman, United States Senators for

         Connecticut and Congressman John Larson de Support for reform of the Asbestos Litigation

         System by.      Postponed
    

 81.     (MAYOR PEREZ). Mi Casa Family Center de Allocation of funds to Comprehensive Youth

         and Family Development Programs sponsored by.      Passed
 

 82.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Ramon Quiros Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs for

         Health Fair sponsored by Latinos/as Contra SIDA, Inc. at.     
        
         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
                                                 

  

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RESOLUTIONS (CONTINUED)

 83.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs for church

         services sponsored by Hartford Church of Christ at.   Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                 
 

 84.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs for softball

          games and car and bike show sponsored by Elements of Sound /Respect Xtra Large Entertainment at. 

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                 
   

 85.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Hope Street  Ministry de Waiver of half the fees and costs

         and closure of Streets for After School Block Party sponsored by.      

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                 
 

 86.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs associated

         with Governor's Foot Guard Parade at.    

        Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                 
    

 87.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Mi Casa Family Service and Educational Center, Inc. de Waiver

         of half the fees, costs and closure of street associated with Festival sponsored by.       

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee                                                 
 

 88.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and costs associated with

        Football Mini-Camp sponsored by Bulkeley High School Football Coach Graham Martin at.   Passed
     

 89.     (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI). 943 Park Street de Waiver of half the fees and costs for

         Special Youth Event sponsored by Iglesia Bautista Hispana at.    Passed
 

 90.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         use of Pavilion for outreach event sponsored by the Hartford Spanish Seventh Day Adventist

         Church at.            Passed
 

 91.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         use of Pavilion for 36th Annual Monday Night Jazz Series at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
 

 92.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). City Hall Atrium de Waiver of half the fees

         for awards celebration and youth recognition event sponsored by Youth Opportunity, Hartford

          at.      Passed
   

 93.     (COUNCILPERSONS  ROSSETTI AND PAINTER).. Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         use of City equipment for Sports Day sponsored by the Hartford Seventh Day Adventist Area

         School at.    Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
 

 94.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Good News Release Center of the Prophetic

            Church of God, Inc. de Waiver of half the fees for religious procession sponsored by.  Passed
 

 95.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Deluco Park de Waiver of half the fees for

         basketball tournament sponsored by the Gladiators at.

        Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee         
 

 96.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Tremont Street de Waiver of half the fees for

          Block Party sponsored by Tremont Street Block Watch at.

            Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
 

 97.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for

         parade and celebration sponsored by the World Sikh Council at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
 

 98.     (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER). Surety Bond Requirement Policy de

         Affirmation of the amendment to.     Passed
 

 99.     (COUNCILPERSON WATKINS). Hartford Parking Authority de Request to convene an Executive Session

        to address status of lawsuit and any settlement discussions regarding.  Received

 

             

    Attest:                                                                             Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                            City Clerk

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INLAND WETLANDS AGENCY MEETING

May 27, 2003

HEARING:

 1a.          Communication from the City of Hartford/Riverfront Recapture, Inc. de Application for Wetlands

permit for filling, excavation or other alteration along the west bank of the Connecticut River.      

 Hearing Held                       

 

REPORT:

 2a.          CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Application by the City of Hartford/Riverfront Recapture, Inc. for

Wetlands permit for filling, excavation or other alteration along the west bank of the Connecticut River.  

 Received

 

 

               Attest:

                                                                                 DANIEL M. CAREY,

                                                                                            Clerk of the Agency.