MINUTES

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                            JUNE 28, 2004

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                              ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to allocate the

         reprogramed CDBG funds from the ULO Account for the Housing Preservation Loan

         Program of the Department of Development Services

         Referred to Management and Budget Committee

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funds and

enter into contract and contract amendments with State to  provide services under the
Per Capita Grant.

         Passed

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

         receive funds from the State for the Immunization Action Plan and approve contract with

         providers for implementation.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ de Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education Report.

         Received

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing the acceptance and

         receipt of funding to operate the Healthy Start Program and to contract with

         organizations to provides services.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

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

         contract with State for Childhood Lead Poison Prevention Program.

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing the acceptance and

         receipt of funding from State to operate the Parent Aide Program and to renew the

         contract with the Hispanic Health Council for services.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign contracts

         and any amendments with Randall Funding and Development to provide grants

         research and grant writing services.

         Referred to Management and Budget Committee

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

         receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to contract

         with the Capitol Region Council of Governments to continue the Medical Reserve Corps.

         Passed

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram funds

         from the ULO Account to the 29th Year CDBG Program for the purchase of one fire

         rescue boat and equipment from Sea Ark, Inc.

         Referred to Management and Budget Committee

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

         St. Francis and Hartford Hospitals to support the MIOP Program on reducing the

         incidence of low birth-weight pregnancy.

         Passed

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

         receive funds from the State for the Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Tuberculosis Control

         Program and to contract with various providers for services.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

13.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute a contract

          between the Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Joe Enterprises to

         develop asthma awareness posters, animated public service announcements and to

         coordinate a hip-hop contest to increase asthma awareness.

            Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

 

        

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                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN 

REPORTS

14.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 16H York Street

            to Braun Investment.

            Passed

15.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Support for upcoming Broad Street reconstruction under an STP Urban

         Transportation Project.

         Passed

16.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Endorsing the concept of a Transit Supportive Pedestrian Node and for

         State Department of Transportation to give due consideration to the design of a busway

         viaduct over Flatbush Avenue bridge.

             Passed

17.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to take appropriate action to execute the sale of the City's

         interests in land and improvement s in the parcel of land known as 36 to 70 Talcott Street.

            Passed

18.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to reprogram CDBG funds to UDAG funds to support the construction

         of a shelter at the Watkinson Community Garden.        

         Passed

19.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to program CDBG funds for Program Year 30 for the Upper Albany Main

         Street Program via the University of Hartford for additional staff person and enter into

         agreement with University of Hartford, as fiduciary agent.

         Tabled

20.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to consider leaves of absence for various employees.

         Passed

21.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Consideration of appointing Scully and Wolf, LLP as the City's Auditors and

         continued assistance with the implementation of the requirements of GASB Statement 34.

         Passed

22.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization to extend contract with Kent Scully for provision of management

         consulting services to the Finance Department and to increase the contract amount.

         Passed

23.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Code concerning

         establishment of the Internal Audit Commission.

         Received

24.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Transfers

          to Tax Suspense List.

          Passed

25.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Authorization for the Tax Collector to collect semi-annually motor vehicle taxes.

         Passed

26.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 64 Ward Street to Lucila Oliveras.

         Passed

27.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 51A Sterling Street to Capital Restoration, Inc.

         Passed

28.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 420 Edgewood Street  to Capital Restoration, Inc.

         Passed

29.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant lot  located at 220 Sargeant Street  to Capital Restoration, Inc.

         Passed

30.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 170 Westland Street  to Kyle Sampson.

         Tabled

        

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                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN 

REPORTS (CONTINUED)

31.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of
City-owned property located at 1325 and 1327-1329 Main Street to Capital Restoration, Inc.

             Passed

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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment

         relating to the 12th Annual Health Fair for children and families sponsored by Hispanic

         Health Council.

         Passed

33.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE with accompanying
resolution de Waiver of half the  fees, permission to use City equipment, sell food, wine,

         beer, crafts, souvenirs and to hang banners and display signage for the Greater Hartford
            Festival of Jazz at Bushnell

         Passed

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

          resolution de Granting permission to vend food and beverages and street closure for

         block party hosted by Brickyard Café.

         Passed

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

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

         and alcohol for Jouvert Parade, Carnival Parade and a concert and allocation of funds to

         Connecticut International Cultural Carnival Association, Inc.

         Passed

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

          substitute resolution de Waiver of all fees and permission for closure of Pratt

         Street in the summer during lunchtime for the Greater Hartford Arts Council.

         Passed

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

          resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for Annual Youth Day

         Celebration in Keney Park sponsored by the Board of Directors of the West Indian

         Foundation, Inc. with the Public Works and Youth Services/Recreation Department at.

         Passed

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

            substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment

and sell food and merchandise and allocation of funds for West Indian Independence
Celebrations.

            Passed

39.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization for naming a street on newly constructed Greater Hartford Job

         Corps Center located at the old Charter Oak Terrace subdivision as "William Campbell
            Street.”
   

         Passed

FOR ACTION

40.      Ordinance amending Code de Establishment of the Internal Audit Commission,
as amended.

         Failed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

41.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Code de Collection of taxes semi annually.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 19, 2004

          Withdrawn

 

42.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Code de Allowing for Public Access to Large

         Retail Establishments.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 19, 2004

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

43.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Article I, Section

         26-6 of Code de Usage of recreational facilities. (Fees).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 19, 2004
        

           Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee 

 

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                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN 

RESOLUTIONS

44.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Adriaen's Landing Project de Updated Tax Fixing Agreement for CP
            Adriaen's Landing, LLC with regard to the retail/residential component of.

            
Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

45.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Public Housing Residents Going Places, Inc. de Authorization to

            execute loan documents with HUD  for Section 108 loan for retail complex located at

            Main and Pavilion Streets by the developer.

           
Referred to Planning, Economic Development, Management and Budget Committee

46.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Hartford Knights Youth Basketball League de

         Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department - Recreational

         Division to and enters into contract with for the AAU Boys Basketball Tournament 2004.

           
Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

47.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Gus Pace Little League de Allocation of funds from

         the Health and Human Services Department Recreational-Contractual Services Account for.

            Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

48.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Historic Properties Commission de
        
Consideration of designating 410 Asylum Street as a historic building by.

           Referred to Planning, Economic Development Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Trumbull Street de Granting permission to Northland

         Invesment Corp. for street closure for groundbreaking at the Hartford Civic Center  on.

         Passed

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

         for Concert and Festival sponsored by the New Testament Church of God at.

         Passed

51.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Mt. Calvary Baptist Church de Waiver of half the fees

         and permission to vend food and beverages for 1st Annual Health and Wellness Fair at.

         Passed

52.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Monday

         Night Jazz Concert Series sponsored by the Garden Area Neighborhood Council at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

53.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to vend food and beverages for Field Day Event sponsored by Mi Casa Family Service

         and Educational Center Inc. at.

            Passed

54.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         use City equipment and vend food and beverages for 18th Annual Keney Park Family

         Day sponsored by Family Day Enterprises, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

55.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Council Rules de Amendment of.

          Referred to Management and Budget Committee

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

          of funds from the Health and Human Services Department Contractual Fund  to.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

57.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford Police Academy de Granting permission to

         hold a parade.

         Passed

58.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to use a generator and  hold a Festival at.

         Passed

59.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Neighborhoods of Hartford, Inc. de Waiver of half the

         fees for block party on Catherine Street sponsored by.

            Passed

60.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees for Walk

With Me at Riverfront Plaza sponsored by Easter Seals Greater Hartford Rehabilitation
Center.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

61.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Vine Street de Waiver of half the fees and granting

         permission to use City equipment and vend food and beverages for block party

         sponsored by the Vine/Albany Task Force on.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

        


 

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                                                                                                                                                  ACTION TAKEN 

RESOLUTIONS (CONTINUED)

62.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to serve snacks and beverages for Bible School sponsored by Youth Challenge at.

         Passed

63.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of

         City equipment for the Hartford Conservatory Harp Ensemble sponsored by Susan

         Knapp Thomas at.

         Passed

64.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Waverly Park de Granting permission to vend food

         and beverages and to use a bouncer for neighborhood party sponsored by the Greater

         Hartford Youth Workers Network at.

         Passed

65.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Granting permission to vend food

         and beverages for Foot Race and Kids K sponsored by Connecticut Special Olympics at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

66.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) South Park Green de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to use City equipment and vend food and beverages for the Spiritual Life
           Fellowship Church event at.

         Passed

67.
      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Westend Community Center de Allocation of funds from

          the Health and Human Services Department-Contractual Services Account for

         implementing and facilitating the Summer Program for.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee


 

    Attest:

 

                                                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                                City Clerk