MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

JUNE 25, 2007

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                               ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to access HUD Lead

         Hazard Reduction Grants for lead screening services.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Granting approval of a license

         agreement for parking with the New England Dodge Music Center for tracts C-3a (1),  (2),

            (3) and  (4) in the North Meadows IBD Project.

       Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee
  

3.        MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to enter into and execute a lease agreement with GE Capital and MUNIS to

         purchase and develop an Enterprise Resource Planning System.

         Passed

4.        MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to transfer uncollectible outstanding motor vehicle and personal property

         taxes on the Grand Lists to the suspense book. ($1,225,757.29).

         Passed

5.        MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating the sum of

         $650,000 for firearms, equipment leasing and transmitter equipment to be met from the

         unencumbered portion of the unreserved fund balance in the City's Capital Projects Funds.

         ($650,000).

         Received

6.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 14,

         Articles I and II, Section 14-1 through 14-43 of Code concerning food and food

         establishments.

         Received

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

         Authorization to enter into contracts with various agencies for overall responsibility for day

          to day activities of senior centers. ($473,770).

         Passed

8.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de
   
      
   
      Authorization to receive funds from the State to provide various health division services
         

   
      and to promote community health education. ($119,270.83).

         Passed

REPORTS

9.       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization

          to write off several types of uncollectible accounts receivable by the Finance Department.

          ($2,094,796).

         Postponed

10.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization

          to execute a delinquent tax liens agreement to American Tax Funding, LLC to purchase

         certain municipal real property tax liens filed with the Tax Collector.

         Withdrawn

11.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending an ordinance concerning

          the Tax Levy for the Fiscal Year 2007-2008 by increasing the Mill Rate. (63.39).

         Received

FOR ACTION

12.      Report de Recommendation for allocation of funds from the City budget for

         community-based drug and violence prevention and early intervention youth services.

         Tabled

13.      Ordinance amending Chapter 14, Articles I and II, Sections 14-1 through 14-43 of Code de

         Food and Food establishments.

         Passed

14.     Ordinance appropriating the sum of $650,000 for firearms, equipment leasing and

            transmitter equipment to be met from the unencumbered portion of the unreserved fund
           
            balance in the City's Capital Projects Funds. ($650,000).
         

        Passed

15.     Ordinance amending the ordinance concerning the Tax Levy for the Fiscal Year beginning

         July 1, 2007 by increasing the Mill Rate. (63.39).

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

16.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance making appropriations for various school improvements

         aggregating $1,225,000 and authorizing the issuance of $1,225,000 bonds of the City to

         meet said appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($1,225,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007

        Referred to Education Committee and Finance and Revenue Committee

17.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements

         aggregating $17,600,000 and authorizing the issuance of $17,600,000 bonds of the City to

         meet said appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($17,600,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007

         Referred to Finance and Revenue Committee

18.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating funds as an additional appropriation for the

         construction of a Public Safety Complex and authorizing the issuance of General Obligation

         Bonds to meet said appropriation. ($37,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007

         Referred to Finance and Revenue Committee

19.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements

         aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $9,475,000 Bonds of the City to meet said

         appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for

         such purpose. ($9,475,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007

         Referred to Finance and Revenue Committee

20.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating $84,000,000 for the Lewis Fox School and

         authorizing the issuance of $21,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet the City's Share of

         Project Costs and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for

         such purpose. ($84,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007

         Referred to Education Committee  and  Finance and Revenue Committee

RESOLUTIONS

21.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Lewis Fox School de Approval for the construction of.

         Passed

22.     (COUNCILPERSON BOUCHER)  Hartford Public Library de Granting permission to serve

         wine and beer for events hosted by.

         Passed

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

         serve beverages, sell merchandise, erect tents and use of the Pavilion for Prayer Works

         hosted by Anointed Tabernacle Church of Jesus Christ at.

         Referred Public Works, Parks, and Environment Committee

24.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  West End Community Center de Allocation of funds from

         the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account for

         programs and enter into contract with.

         Passed

FROM TABLE

25.       Resolution de Authorization to execute a delinquent tax liens agreement to American Tax
           
           
Funding, LLC to purchase certain municipal real property tax liens filed with the Tax Collector.

         Withdrawn

            Attest:


    
                                                                    Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                               City Clerk

WALK-INS

 

26.        MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the following:

            McAlpine v. City of Hartford, et al. and MassConn. v. City of Hartford, et al.

           Received
 

27.        PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE with accompanying resolutions de
            Giving Essex Street the honorary name of Vinnie Russo Way and the withdrawal of        

            Renaming of Weaver High School as Walter “Doc” Hurley High School.

             Passed
 

28.        PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying
            substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Performing Arts Center Project located
            at the University of Hartford.                                                                            

           
  Passed

29.        PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Authorization to
            enter into and execute and option/purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of
            20 Church Street, LLC.

              Passed

30.        PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Authorization to
            program Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-Unspecified Local Options (ULO) funds
            for clearance, property management and disposition activities in Hartford Redevelopment Agency
            (HRA) Project areas. ($300,000).

             Passed

31.        (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XVII, Section 2-802 of Code de
            Pensions and Retirement.

            HEARING DATE - Monday, July 16, 2007              Refer to M&B

          Referred to Management and Budget Committee

32.        (COUNCILPERSON SEGARRA)  Delinquent Tax Lien Agreement de Authorization to execute a.

       Passed