AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            JUNE 22, 2009

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from the

         State for Youth Services to support two full-time positions.

         Passed

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

         funds from State for the Local Prevention Council Grant to support the Substance Abuse

         Program.

         Passed

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

         funds from State for the continuation of Comprehensive Programs to reduce the incidence

         of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD).

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of the Pension Tentative

         Agreement between the City and the Hartford Schools Support Supervisors Association,

         Local 78, AFSA, AFL-CIO concerning pension rights and benefits.

         Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to submit and adopt the

         Five Annual Action Plan (Fiscal Year 2009-2010) to Consolidate Community Development

          Plan and enter into agreement with HUD. Hearing - 6/24/09

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the renovation

         project for Morgan G. Bulkeley High School.

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from the

         Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds for the

         Police Department from Travelers Foundation for Continued Operation of the Truancy

         Reduction Program.

         Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds from the

         State for the Operation Safe Streets 2009 Traffic Safety Enforcement Program.

         Passed

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for and accept

         the FY 2009 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U.S. Department of Justice.

          Passed

11.      MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the Pension

         Tentative Agreement between the City of Hartford and the Hartford Schools Support

         Supervisors Association, Local 78, AFSA, AFL-CIO.

         Received

12.      MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Elvin Gonzalez v.

         Robert Murtha, et al.

         Received

13.      MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Murtha v. City of

         Hartford.

         Received

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

         substitute resolution 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

         Foodshare, Inc.

             Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use stage for 18th Annual

         Health Fair sponsored by the Hispanic Health Council.

             Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the 4th Annual Plays in the Parks

         sponsored by Hartbeat Ensemble.

         Passed

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Summer Solstice Event sponsored by the

         Bushnell Park Foundation at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         substitute resolution de Permission to serve food and beverages and closure of Trinity Street

         for the Community Renewal Team (CRT) Head Start Parade and the Ringling Brothers

         Circus at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Permission to serve food and beverages for the LCCI Summerfest sponsored by

         the Liberty Church Center International at Elizabeth Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Fifth Annual Father's Day Celebration sponsored by

         My People Clinical Services at Elizabeth Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         substitute resolution de Permission to serve food and beverages for Back To School Event

         sponsored by the New Horizon Baptist Church at Keney Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a series of religious services sponsored by the

         Pentecostal Tabernacle Apostolic Church at Keney Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closure of streets for Kings Chapel Day

         sponsored by Kings Chapel Church of God at Woodland Street between Harrison Place and

         Albany Avenue.

         Passed

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closure of streets along the route of

         religious procession by Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

           Passed

FROM TABLE

25.      Ordinance enacting a tax surcharge on a category of recipients of Federal funds through the

         Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) to permit generally reduced taxes upon businesses

         and taxpayers in the City.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

REPORTS        

26.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Approval to execute an Urban Green Grant Agreement for the Pope Park

         West UGCG 2007-05 Project.

         Passed

27.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Forming of a Council Funding Application Process.

         Passed

28.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to execute the proposed license with the Friends of Elizabeth

         Park for the operation of the Pond House and the Information Center at Elizabeth Park.

         Passed, as amended

29.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to execute an amendment to the lease with Morse Capital

         Limited Partnership for property located at 275 Asylum Street.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

30.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Recommendation of selling

         City-owned vacant lot located a 49-51 Guilford Street to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity.

              Passed

31.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

          de Appointment of Ramon Espinoza to the Civilian Police Review Board.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

32.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code de Living Wage.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

33.      Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article V, Section 9-91, of Code de Anti-Blight Program.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

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

         Corner.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

35.      Resolution de Authorization to issue General Obligation Refunding Bonds.

         Passed, as amended

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

         collection agencies report by Finance Director.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 17, adding Article IV, Sections 17-55

         through 17-70 de Smoke Free Health Care Facilities.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009

          Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

38.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 29, Article I, Section 29-17 of Code de

         Public safety police detail for places of public amusement and extended hours business

         premises.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009

        Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

39.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Ordinance regarding the regulation and licensing of extended

         hours food service establishments.
            HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

RESOLUTIONS

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Adrian Calixto Torres de Appointment to the Commission on Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

         Action Postponed until July 13, 2009

41.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Capitol Region Conference of Churches de Creation of the Hartford

         Faith-based Council convened by.

              Passed

42.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER, WINCH, RITTER
AND SEGARRA)  Budget Fiscal Analysis Task Force de Naming of members to.

         Passed, as amended

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Monday

         Night Jazz Event sponsored by the Hartford Jazz Society at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

44.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Day Park de Waiver of half the fees associated with Party in

          the Park sponsored by the King's Temple Church at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Bring Your

         Child to Work Day sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

          at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Main and Park Streets terminating at Lawrence Street de

         Waiver of half the fees for 19th Annual Christian Parade sponsored by the Church of God

         Pentecost, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

47.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  City services de Restraint from continued outsourcing and

         privatization of.

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

48.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Retired employees de Immediately begin discussion to seek to

          establish one single health benefit plan for the City, BOE, and Library for all active and.

            Passed, as amended

WALK INS

COMMUNICATIONS:

49.        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to approve the
               construction project for The MD Fox CommPACT School for renovating and up
               grading an existing facility. ($54,400,000).
               For Action
             
Passed

50.        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to approve the
             construction project for The Joseph Bellizzi School for renovating and upgrading an
             existing facility. ($13,000,000).
            
Passed

For Action

51.          MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for a Fourth
               Quarter Transfer for Registrars of Voters For Action
              
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

52.          (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON) Cultural Dance Troupe de Allocation` of
               funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account to. For Action
              
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

53.         HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, 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.
              For Action
             
Passed

        

    Attest:

                                                          Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                  City Clerk