AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            JUNE 23, 2008

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to adopt in collaboration

         with the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) the 2008 Capitol Region Pre-

         Disaster Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan approved by the Federal Emergency Management

         Agency/Department of Homeland Security.

         Passed

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to amend current

         contractual agreement for Access to Food Program 2008-2009 with New Testament Church

          of God, Community Renewal Team, Inc., the Village for Families and Children, Inc. and

         Bethel Mission AME Church.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute a
Tax Assessment Fixing Agreement with the Hartford Fire Insurance Company.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute

         a Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Temple of Prayer and Worship for City-owned

         vacant lot  located at 175 Mather Street.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Reprogramming of CDBG -Unspecified
Local Options funds to be allocated to the Zezzo House Corporation for the installation of a
parking lot security gate at the Zezzo House located at 180-190 Homestead Avenue.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Donation of a 1984 Sutphen Tower

         Ladder, Hurst Tools, and Fire Hose to our Sister City of Morant Bay, Jamaica.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept donations, on

         behalf of Mr. Dennis Hurley, a former Aquatics Supervisor, through the Department of

         Health and Human Services for the Parks and Recreation Aquatics Division.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to lease to the Hartford

         Municipal Employee's Federal Credit Union the property located at 521 Main Street.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee
        and Planning and Zone Commission

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for Fourth Quarter

         transfer from unencumbered appropriations balances in the Contingency Account of the

         Other Sundry Department. (Registrars of Voters).

         Passed

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an agreement with the Team Training New England, LL (TTNE,LL) to use Batterson Park Pond.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

11.      MAYOR PEREZ de Third Quarter Financial Report.

         Received

12.      MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Fe Martinez v. City

         of Hartford et al.

         Received

13.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Approval for the Century Preferred and Prescription Drug Plan Design

         revisions for non-bargaining and unclassified employees.

         Passed

14.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Discussion on the

         topics of minority/women owned business contracting with the Metropolitan District

         Commission (MDC) and Green Infrastructure for waste water disposal.
     
    Received

 

REPORTS

15.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to approve the construction of the International Baccalaureate

         School.

         Passed

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to approve the construction project for the Journalism and New

         Media High School.

         Passed

17.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance making

         appropriations for various public improvements aggregating $9,000,000 and authorizing the

         issuance of $9,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet said appropriations and pending the

         issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($9,000,000).

         Received

18.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to write off the outstanding accounts by Public Works and Fire

         Departments.

         Passed

19.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to help offset costs

         associated with improvements to the facility owned by Carpe Diem Fraternity.

         Tabled

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for

         Community Promise Day sponsored by the Community Renewal Team at the South Green

         Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for City Day 08 Event sponsored by the United States

         Army and Renaissance II, LLC at the Bulkeley High School Parking Lot.

         Postponed  until 7-14-08

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission for closure of streets surrounding the

         church for procession and St. Anthony Festival sponsored by Our Lady of Fatima Church.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Authorization to receive grant funding from the Department of

         Environmental Protection and to enter into a Service Agreement with Boundless

         Playgrounds for recreation related improvements to Lozada Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Monday Night Jazz Series sponsored by Hartford

         Jazz Society, Inc. at the Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use stage, serve food and alcohol for

         Borinqueneers Family Night on Park Street Block Party sponsored by Spanish American

         Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA) at Park and Main Streets.

         Passed

26.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Ordinance establishing outside counsel for the

         Court of Common Council.

         Received

FOR ACTION

27.      Report 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.

         Passed

28.      Report de Designation of funds to Hartford Youth Soccer Organization.

         Withdrawn

29.      Ordinance amending any Other Post Employment Benefits Trust Fund.

         Passed

30.      Report de Approval for the permanent monument commemorating worker's

         killed while on the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Postponed  until 7-14-08

31.     Report de Waiver of half the fees and request for street closures for March for Babies

         Fundraising Walk sponsored by March of Dimes - North Division.

         Passed

32.      Report de Allocation of funds to the North End Little League.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

33.     Report de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account for 2008 summer

         programs by Hartford Friendship Kid's Camp.

         Passed

34.     Report de Designation of funds from Civic and Cultural Account to Hartford Knights After

         School Program.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

35.     Report de Allocation of funds from the Sundry Account and enter into contract with Gussie

         Wortham Foundation for 5th Annual Basketball Tournament.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

36.     Ordinance establishing outside counsel for the Court of Common Council.

         Tabled

37.     Report de Allocation of funds to provide partial funding for Hartford Organizing for

         Tomorrow (HOT).

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

38.     Report de Continuation to develop allocated funds for Residency Incentive Pool.

         Passed

39.     Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements aggregating $9,000,000

         and authorizing the issuance of $9,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet said appropriations

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

         ($9,000,000).

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

40.     (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article I, Section 9-18 of Code de

         Accessibility to ownership information.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

        Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

41.     (COUNCILPERSONS COTTO, WINCH AND RITTER) 

         Ordinance concerning the City's Policy of Providence of City Services as it relates to

         Residents' Immigration Status.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

RESOLUTIONS

42.     (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS WINCH, BOUCHER,

COTTO, KENNEDY, RITTER AND SEGARRA)  Hartford Cares Day de Declaring
June 30th as.

         Passed

43      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Kathy Marseglia de Re-appointment to the Hartford Commission on

         Disabilities Issues for.

         Postponed  until 7-14-08

44.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Rhyshia Manga de Appointment to the Hartford Youth
Advisory Committee.

         Passed

45.     (MAYOR PEREZ)  Front Street Entertainment and Retail Project de Authorization to enter

         into and execute any and all loan documents or other documents with HUD and/or HBN

         Front Street, Inc. ("HBN") for.

         Withdrawn

46.     (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Connecticut Latinos/as Achieving Rights and

         Opportunities de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to help cover

         expenses for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

47.     (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES COUNCILPERSONS WINCH BOUCHER,

         RITTER AND SEGARRA)  Vetoed items de Update of City Council Rules regarding.

         Referred to the Legislative Affairs Committee

48.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Confidential Secretary in the Office of the Court of

         Common Council de Cost of Living increase for.

         Withdrawn

49.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Delucco Park de Waiver of half the fees for 30th Annual

         Clay Hill Recognition Day sponsored by the Clay Hill Improvement Association, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

50.     (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Connecticut Pride Hartford Rally and Festival, Inc. de

         Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to help cover expenses for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

51.     (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  The Hartford Stage de Allocation of funds from the Civic and

         Cultural Account to help cover expenses for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

52.     (COUNCILMAN SEGARRA)  Guakia, Inc. de Allocation of funds from the Civic and

         Cultural Account to help cover Guakiarte's expenses for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

53.     (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Keney Park de Allocation of funds for the 15th Annual

         African American Parade Celebration sponsored by the African American Parade Day

         Committee at.

         Passed

54.     (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND RITTER)  Greater Hartford Pro-Am, Inc. (GHPA)  

         de Authorization to identify funds for 12th Annual Pro-am Basketball Tournament and enter

         into contract with.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

    Attest:

 

 

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk