MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

        JUNE 27, 2005

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         receive funds from the State for the Local Prevention Council Program.

         Passed 

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

         First Supplemental Agreement to the Original Agreement between the State and City for

          the construction, inspection and maintenance of the Trinity College area improvements.

         Passed 

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 149-151 Lawrence Street to Stacy McClendon Skeen.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to the Housing Committee 

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to file an

         application to contract with the State for funds for the Parkville MDP Planning Project.

         Passed 

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram

         CDBG-Economic Development loan funds to establish the Parkville Neighborhood

         Loan Guarantee Program with the Community Economic Development Fund.

           Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee 

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 153 Capen Street to Habitat for Humanity.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to the Housing Committee 

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

City-owned property located at 555-557 and 559-561 Garden Street to Habitat for

Humanity. HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

Referred to the Housing Committee 

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

         Personal Services Agreement with the State for financial assistance for planning and

         design work for the improvements to be made at Lozada Park.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 16-18 Amity Street to Capital Restoration, Inc.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

         Referred to the Housing Committee 

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to allocate UDAG

         funds to Center City Churches, Inc. for MANNA Senior Community Café.

         Passed 

11.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign the letter of

         agreement with the State for funding to help support the 2005 Farmer's Market

         Nutrition Program.

         Passed 

12.      CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de Settlement of claim

         against the City of Hartford, as follows: Kendall J. Williams - $30,000.

         Passed 

13.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         amending Chapter 2, Article VI of Code concerning Officers and Employees.

           Received 

14.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Waiver of all fees

         and support of various concerts by Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund.

           Received 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and use City

         equipment for Annual Youth Day Celebration sponsored by the Board of Directors of

         the West Indian Foundation, Inc., Public Works and the Youth Services/Recreation

         Departments at Keney Park.

         Passed 

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

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

          use of City equipment and closure of Trinity Street for the Tenth Annual Lift Every

         Voice and Sing Gospel Festival and Fair at Bushnell Park.

         Passed 


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

         substitute resolution de Granting permission for street closure for block party hosted

         by the Brickyard Café at Allyn Street.

         Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Permission for street closure for block party hosted by

         Bourbon Street North at Union Street.

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Granting permission for street closure for block party hosted by

         Vaughan's Public House at Pratt Street.

         Passed 

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

         substitute resolution 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 the West Indian Independence Celebration Parade.

         Passed 

FROM TABLE

21.      Report and substitute resolution de Waiver of all or half the fees and support of various

         concerts by Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund.

         Passed 

REPORTS

22.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, 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.

         Passed 

23.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a

         supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements to the

         Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center. ($60,000).

           Received 

24.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article VI, Section 2-398 of Code of the City of Hartford.

           Received 

25.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, 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.

         Passed 

26.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to accept the Operation "Safe Streets" 2005 Traffic Safety

         Enforcement Program Grant funding from the State to enforce traffic safety laws.

         Passed 

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

          resolution de Waiver of half the fees for religious services sponsored by Iglesia Fuente

         de Salvacion Misionera at South Green Barnard Park.

         Passed 

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees for youth basketball tournament called

           "Hart Beat Ballers" sponsored by Hartford Youth HIV Identification and Linkage Group
          
            (HYHIL).
        Passed 

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

          resolution de Allocation of funds from the Youth Initiative Fund for the Map for My

         Success Program sponsored by West End Community Center.

         Passed 

FOR ACTION

30.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund

          for improvements to the Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center. ($60,000).

         Passed 

        
31.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Section 2-398 of Code of the City of 
           
             Hartford.
        Tabled 

32.      Substitute ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, of Code de Human Resources,

         merit selection and civil service. (COPIES ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE

         TOWN AND CITY CLERK).

          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

33.      Resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to vend food, beverages and

         merchandise and use City equipment for the 20th Annual Keney Park Family Day

         sponsored by Family Day Enterprises, Inc. at Keney Park.

         Passed 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General

         Fund for Fiscal Year 2005-2006. ($1,200,000). HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

35.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement

         Fund for the construction and inspection of safety improvements to Franklin Avenue at

         Benton Street. ($102,000). HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

36.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement

         Fund for the construction and inspection of safety improvements to Washington Street

         and Ward Street. ($102,000). HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

37.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Article I, Division 1, Section 2A-30(c) of Code

         de Pensions. HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

RESOLUTIONS

38.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Anthony McCann de Appointment to the Hartford Redevelopment

         Agency.

         Passed 

39.      (MAYOR PEREZ) David Ransom de Appointment to the Historic Properties Commission.

         Passed 

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  220 High Street de Granting an option to purchase and the right to

         access property located at.

           Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee 

41.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 1417-1419 High Street de Granting an option to purchase and the

         right to access property located at.

           Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee 

42.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Event Management, Inc. de Waiver of half the fees for Connecticut

         Expo for Business managed by.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

43.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Board of Education de Allocation of additional funds from the State to.

         Passed 

44.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Youth violence prevention de Authorization to accept funds from

         the Department of Children and Families for.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

45.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 26 Atlantic Street de Authorization to exercise eminent domain

         powers and acquire property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005    

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

46.      (MAYOR PEREZ) GE Capital Public Finance, Inc. de Authorization to enter into a

         certain master lease agreement for purchase of new equipment from.

         Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

47.      (MAYOR PEREZ) American Golf de Authorization to increase all categorized fees by.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

48.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 281 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an option/purchase and sale agreement with Graybar Electric Company, Inc. for

         property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

49.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 281 Huyshope Avenue de Granting an option to purchase and the

         right to access property located at.

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

50.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 270-274 Huyshope Avenue de Authorization to exercise eminent

         domain powers and acquire property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

51.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 31 Atlantic Street de Authorization to exercise eminent domain

         powers and acquire property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

52.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 1417-1419 High Street de Authorization to enter into and execute

         an option/purchase and sale agreement with the owners of the property for property located

            at. HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

53.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 223 High Street de Authorization to exercise eminent domain

         powers and acquire property located at.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

54.      (MAYOR PEREZ) 220 High Street de Authorization to enter into and execute an

         option/purchase and sale agreement with Graybar Electric Company, Inc. for property

         located at. HEARING DATE - Monday, July 18, 2005

        Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

55.     (COUNCILPERSON AIREY-WILSON) Job Fair de Development of a City-sponsored.

         Passed 

56.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and street

closure for Grand Master's Day sponsored by Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge

of CT.

         Passed 

57.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Blue Hills Avenue de Waiver of half the fees and

         street closure for Community Outreach Service sponsored by Christ Church of
           
            Deliverance Inc. at.

         Passed 

58.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Neighborhood Marketing Program de Authorization

          to reprogram CDBG funds to UDAG funds and allocate the reprogrammed funds for the.

         Passed 

59.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Wyllys Street de Waiver of half the fees, street closure

          and permission to serve food for a Health Fair Soup Kitchen sponsored by ICNA Relief at.

         Passed 

60.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Door of Refuge de Waiver of half the fees for religious

         services on various City streets sponsored by.

         Passed 

61.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Elementary Basketball League de Allocation

         of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation Services

         Contractual Account and enter into contract with.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

62.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Faith Seventh Day Adventist Church de Waiver of

half the fees, use of Fox Middle School Parking Lot and street closure for church fair

sponsored by.
Passed 

63.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Waverly Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         serve food and beverages, use a bouncer and erect a tent for Waverly Block Party

         sponsored by the Greater Hartford Youth Workers Network at.

         Passed 

64.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Greater Hartford Arts Council de Waiver of all fees

         and continuation of co-sponsorship associated with First Thursdays A and E District

         activities for 24 months produced by.

           Passed 

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

          for Block Party hosted by the Brickyard Café at.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

66.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Thomas Snell Weaver High School de Waiver of half the

          fees for the 11th Annual "Steppin Out" Step/Drill Competition sponsored by the

         African American Parade Day Committee, Inc. at.

        Referred to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

67.      (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND BOUCHER) Bethel AME Center for Humane

         Services and community leaders de Identifying funds for a 2005 Summer Improvement

         Program to better the Upper Albany area by.

        Passed 

68.    (MAYOR PEREZ) 400 Wethersfield Avenue de Authorization to enter into and 

          execute an amendment to the lease with Resun Leasing Incorporated for modular

          classroom building in connection with Alfred E. Burr School located at.

         Passed 

69.       (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) The West Indian Social Club of Hartford, Inc. de

            Request to serve alcoholic beverages and food and extension of loud speaker permit

             for anniversary
celebration of Independence Day sponsored by.
        
        Referred
to the Public Works, and Parks Committee


          
Attest:    

 

                                                        Daniel M. Carey,
                                                              
City Clerk