MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

        JUNE 13, 2005


  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of air rights easements

         over Woodland Street and related agreements and documents with St. Francis Hospital

         to construct a parking garage.

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to direct the

         Department of Development Services - Division of Grants Management to allocate

         UDAG funds to Event Management for payment of the sponsorship fee for the

         Connecticut XPO for Business at the Connecticut Convention Center.

         Passed  

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into

         contracts with various organizations for the operation of the Youth Services Bureau
           
            programs.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

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

the State for community programs eligible under the 2005 Neighborhood Assistance

Act (NAA).

         Passed  

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the 2005

         Memorial Day/Fourth of July DUI Enforcement Program Grant from the State.

         Passed  

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into senior

         center contractual services agreements with various senior centers to provide services

         for the elderly residents of the City.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into

         contract with VNA Healthcare Inc. and to approve and execute all amendments and

         contracts with to administer the Home Help Program.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

8        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into

         contracts with the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) for the provision

         of necessary services to develop a Medical Reserve Corps.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into

         contract with the State for construction, inspection and maintenance of the streetscape

         improvements on Huyshope Avenue and enter into agreements with Colt Gateway, LLC

         et al, to perform long term maintenance, repair and operation of certain non standard

         elements.

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Transfers to Tax Suspense List. (A

         COPY IS ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWN AND CITY CLERK).

         Passed  

REPORTS

11.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Appointment of members to the Hartford Redevelopment Agency.

         Passed  

12.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Request to explore
           
           
restricting additional neighborhood convenience stores.

         Received 


13.     FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Development of Housing Development
           
            Fund Bond.

         Received 

14.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Amendment to the agreement with MDC for the Tower Brook Conduit Extension
           
            Project.

         Passed  

15.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Authorization to enter into contract with the appropriate entity for the management of

         the Learning Corridor Schools.

         Passed  

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

         Authorization to apply for and receive funding from the State and execute contracts and

         contract amendments to provide health services through the STD/TB Grant.

         Passed  

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

         Authorization to apply for and accept funds from the State to conduct polysyndromes

         research through the DPH Block Grant.

         Passed  

18.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to apply for and receive funding from the State to operate

         an HIV Prevention Program.

         Passed  

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

         Authorization to accept the amended contract and receive funds from the Department of

         Children and Families for DCF Parent Aide Program.

         Passed  

20      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to apply for, receive and execute contracts and amendments with the State

          to provide various health division services through DPH Per Capita Grant.

         Passed  

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

         Authorization to accept funds from Hartford Hospital and St. Francis Hospital and

         Medical Center to support the Maternal and Infant Outreach Program.

         Passed  

22.      HOUSING COMMITTEE de Development of Housing Development Fund Bond.

         Received 

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

         substitute resolution 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 Elizabeth Park.

         Passed  

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

         resolution de Permission to hold religious street services on sidewalks on different

         streets by the Church of God Pentecost, Inc.

         Passed  

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for "Monday Night Jazz",  sponsored by the Garden

         Area Neighborhood at Bushnell Park.

         Passed  

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of all or half the fees and support of various concerts

         by Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund.

         Tabled  

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the pavilion,

         vend food and merchandise for Summer Reggae Jam sponsored by Rasta Lenny at
           
           
Bushnell Park.

         Passed  

FOR ACTION

28.      Resolution de Granting permission to consume alcoholic beverages sponsored by

         Outhone Ford at senior center.

         Passed  

29.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund for Fiscal Year

          2004-2005. ($2,006,061).

         Passed  

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

30.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $38,438,000 for the construction of an

         addition to and renovation of Annie Fisher Magnet School and authorizing the

         issuance of $3,850,000 bonds of the City to meet the City's portion of said appropriation

         and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 20, 2005

          Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

31.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $4,800,000 for the City's share of the cost

         of design and construction of renovations and improvements to the City's Tower Brook

         Conduit to alleviate combined sewage overflows in the Tower Avenue area and

         authorizing the issuance of $2,500,000 bonds or notes of the City to meet a portion of
           
           
said appropriation.
HEARING DATE - Monday, June 20, 2005

          Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning the issuance and sale of General Obligation

         Bonds of the City. HEARING DATE - Monday, June 20, 2005

            Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $36,815,000 for the construction of

an addition to and renovation of Richard J. Kinsella School to be a Magnet School of the

Arts and authorizing the issuance of $3,700,000 bonds of the City to meet the City's

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

borrowing for such purpose.
HEARING DATE - Monday, June 20, 2005

            Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating a portion of the incremental increase in

         taxes and grants in-lieu-of taxes received by the City with respect to the University of

         Hartford Performing Arts Center Project to repay amounts advanced by Connecticut

         Development Authority for the construction of the project.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, June 20, 2005  

          Referred to the Finance and Review Committee 

RESOLUTIONS

35.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Youth HIV Identification and Linkage Group (HYHIL) de

         Waiver of half the fees for Youth Basketball Tournament called "Hart Beat Ballers"

         sponsored by.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

36.     (MAYOR PEREZ AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) City Budget de
           
          
Adoption of supplemental appropriations from State to reflect additional allocation
               
          
of revenue for.

         Withdrawn

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ AND COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Greater Hartford Association

for Retarded Citizens, Inc. (HARC) de Allocation of funds and support for winter programs

for.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

38.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAFONTAINE) Trash receptacle replacement charge plan de

         Development of.

         Passed  

39.       (COUNCILPERSON  BOUCHER) Hartford Board of Education and the Hartford

         Federation of Teachers de Receipt of contract between.

         Passed  

40.     (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Robert Murtha de Denial of accelerated

         rehabilitation or reduction in charges to.

         Passed  

41.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Hartford Police Department de Review of the

         policies and procedures regarding firearm guidelines of the.

          Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

42.     (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Hartford Police Department de Review of the

         recruitment and hiring procedures of the.

          Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

43.    (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Hartford Police Department de Issuance of a

         monthly report regarding all internal investigations complaints to the.

          Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

44.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park at the Carousel de Waiver of half the

         fees and permission to serve food and beverages for Pep Rally held by Alex's Lemonade

         Stand Foundation at.

         Passed  

45.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Granting permission to vend food

         and beverages for Arts and Crafts in the Rose Garden sponsored by Arts and Crafts

         Festival, Inc. at.

         Passed  

46.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park and Pavilion de Waiver of half the fees

         and permission to serve food and beverages for a concert featuring the New Black

         Eagles sponsored by the Hartford Jazz Society at.

         Passed  

47.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Allyn Street de Granting permission for street closure

          for Block Party hosted by the Brickyard Café at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

48         (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Union Street de Granting permission for street

           closure for Block Party hosted by Bourbon Street North at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pratt Street de Granting permission for street closure

         for Block Party hosted by Vaughan's Public House at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

50.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) The West Indian Independence Celebration Parade de

         Waiver of half the fees, permission to vend food and beverages, use of City equipment

         and allocation of funds to the West Indian Independence Celebration Parade Committee for.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

51.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) West End Community Center de Allocation of funds

         from the Youth Initiative Fund for the Map for Success Program sponsored by.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

52.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Salvation Army North End Community Center de

         Allocation of funds from the Youth Initiative Fund for the Future Program of the.

         Passed  

53.      (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND BOUCHER) Hartford Basketball Program de

         Identifying funds for.

         Passed  

          Attest:

 

         Daniel M. Carey,
                       
City Clerk