MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

        JULY 10, 2006  

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                                           
  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to appoint Scully &

         Wolf, LLP. as the auditors for the City of Hartford.

             Passed

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept STD/TB Grant

         funds from the State to assist in reducing the rate of sexually transmitted diseases.

             Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept Police and Youth

Soccer Camp Program Grant funds from the State for a Hartford Police Soccer Camp.

             Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply and accept Local

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

             Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds from Community

         Development Block Grant (CDBG)-Unallocated Local Option (ULO) funds for the North

Main Street Streetscape Project and authorization enter into agreement with the Department

of Public Works.

             Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to make additional

         transfers from the Contingency Account and/or unencumbered funds to take care of

         unforeseen contingencies.

            Referred to the Finance and Review Management and Budget Committee

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

with Family Life Education, Inc. for the provision of  the Department of the Adolescent

Parenting and Development Program and Project YES.

             Passed

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

         from the State and enter into contract with to provide various health division services.

             Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of leave of absence for

         Nicholas Russo.

             Abstained

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

         into contractual agreement with the State to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food

         Program.

             Passed

11.     MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Russo v. City of

         Hartford.

             Received

REPORTS

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

         Authorization to allocate funds from the Department of Health and Human Services

         Recreation and Youth Services Division to reimburse SAND Corporation for expenditures

         related to the 2006 Midget Football Program.

             Passed

13.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Approval to submit a proposal to the Connecticut Department of Education

         and to receive funds for renewal of the Youth Services Bureau Operations.

             Passed

14.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article V, Division 9B, Sections 2-286 through 2-288 of Code concerning Administration.

         (Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues).

             Received

15.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article V, Division 7, Sections 2-231 through 2-236 of Code concerning Administration.

         (Commission on the Status of Hartford Women).

             Received

16.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article V, Division 12, Sections 2-316 through 2-325 of Code concerning Administration.

         (Commission on the Homeless).

             Received

17.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 2,

         Article V, Division 9, Sections 2-277 through 2-282 of Code concerning Administration.

         (Commission on Disability Issues).

             Received

18.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services

         Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account for the Summer Program and enter

         into contract with the Cultural Dance Troupe of the West Indies.

             Passed

19.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Allocation of funds from Health and Human Services

         Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account for Gussie Wortham Foundation.

             Passed

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

         Authorization to allocate funds from the Health and Human Services

         Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account and enter into contract with the

West Indian American Social Club.

             Tabled

21.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to allocate funds from the Health and Human Services

Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account and enter into contract with the

Greater Hartford Pro-Am, Inc.

             Passed

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

         Authorization to accept funds from the State through the DPH Block Grant to conduct

         polysyndromes research.

             Passed

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

         Authorization to accept funds from Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical

         Center to provide for the continuation of the Maternal and Infant Outreach Program

         (MIOP).

             Passed

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

         Authorization to accept funds from the State for the Parent Aide Program.

             Passed

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

         Authorization to enter into contract and accept funds from the State and enter into contract

         with various organizations to distribute and provide services for the Hartford Building

         Bridges Project/New Day Program.

             Passed

26.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

resolution de Allocation of funds for various children and youth programs sponsored by the

West Indian Foundation, Inc.

             Passed

27.     EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating funds for the Mary M. Hooker

         Environmental Studies Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $4,200,000 bonds of

         the City to meet the City's portion of said appropriating and pending the issuance thereof

         the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($42,000,000).

             Received

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission for use of stage for various outdoor

         church services sponsored by the Anointed Tabernacle of Jesus Christ at Sigourney Park.

             Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the Pavilion, erect a tent, serve

         food and alcoholic beverages associated with Summer Solstice-Garden Party sponsored by

         Bushnell Park Foundation at.

             Passed

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

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

         alcohol and use of City stage for Annual Festival sponsored by the Connecticut P.R.I.D.E.

         Committee at Main, Pearl and Arch Streets.

             Passed

31.     PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for pedestrian and vehicular

         improvements at Elizabeth Park.      

             Passed

FOR ACTION

32.      Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements aggregating funds and

         authorizing the issuance of $4,750,000 bonds of the City to meet said appropriations and

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

         ($4,750,000).

             Postponed

33.      Ordinance appropriating funds for the Mary M. Hooker Environmental Studies Magnet

         School and authorizing the issuance of $4,200,000 bonds of the City to meet the City's

         portion of said appropriating and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($42,000,000).

             Passed

34.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 9B, Sections 2-286 through 2-288 of

         Code de Administration. (Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues).

             Failed

35.     Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 7, Sections 2-231 through 2-236 of

         Code de Administration. (Commission on the Status of Hartford Women).

             Failed

36.     Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for

         pedestrian and vehicular improvements at Elizabeth Park.

             Passed

37.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund for Fiscal Year

         2005-2006. ($3,089,305).

             Passed

38.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 12, Sections 2-316 through 2-325 of

          Code de Administration. (Commission on the Homeless).

             Passed

39.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 9, Section 2-277 through 2-282 of Code

          de Administration. (Commission on Disability Issues).

             Failed

40.     Ordinance amending Code de Establishing the Downtown Special Services District.

             Postponed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

41.     (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance concerning appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund

         for five park projects. ($975,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 17, 2006
        Referred
to the Public Works, and Parks Committee

42.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending the Pay Plan for Unclassified Non-Union Employees.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 17, 2006
          Referred to Labor and Work Force Committee

RESOLUTIONS

43.      (COUNCILPERSON  HORTON SHEFF)  Hartford Knights Basketball League de Allocation

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

Account
to.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

44.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Brackett Park de Waiver of half the fees for a tent service
            
            hosted by the Anointed
Tabernacle of Jesus Christ at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

45.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Image of God Ministries International of Elizabeth City,

         North Carolina de Waiver of half the fees for a National Walk for Christ and a celebration

         hosted by.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

46.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Batterson Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         use City equipment, portion of the water, beach and picnic grounds for Water Dog

         Obedience Trials sponsored by Nutmeg Portuguese Water Dog Obedience Trials sponsored

         by the Nutmeg Portuguese Water Dog Club (NPWDC) at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         sell food and beverages and use of City equipment for 5th Annual Hope Out Loud Peace and

         Music Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee at.

        Passed

48.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Albany Avenue Police Substation de Waiver of half the

         fees, permission to serve food and beverages and use of City equipment for community

         outreach events sponsored by the Full Gospel Foundation in the area of the.

        Passed

49.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  The Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter de

         Waiver of half the fees, use of the Pavilion and permission to serve food and beverages for

         the Annual "Memory Walkathon" sponsored by.

        Passed

50.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) City Slickers Program de Allocation of funds from the

         Health and Human Services Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account to.

        Passed


51.
     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Youth Challenge de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to serve food and beverages for a Youth Challenge Walkathon sponsored by.

        Passed

52.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Municipal Building de Waiver of half the fees, permission

to serve food and alcohol and use of City equipment for Connecticut Pride 25th Anniversary

Party sponsored by Connecticut Pride at.

        Passed

53.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Soldiers & Sailors Arch de Waiver of half the fees and

         street closure for the 3rd Annual Poker Run sponsored by the Indian Riders of Wethersfield

         at.

        Passed

54.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, use of Pavilion,

         street closure and permission to serve food and beverages for Making Strides Against Breast

         Cancer at.

        Passed

55.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverside Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to serve food and beverages for a picnic for staff and residents of the Open Hearth

         Association at.

        Passed

56.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for an

         educational demonstration to promote vegetarianism sponsored by People for the Ethical

         Treatment of Animals (PETA) at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

57.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sanford Street de Waiver of half the fees associated with

         Anniversary Block Party sponsored by the Lopez family at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

58.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Barnard Brown School de Waiver of half the fees,

         permission to sell food and beverages and use of City equipment for Evangelization

         Festival/Concert sponsored by Siervos Sagrado Corazon De Jesus at.

        Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         serve food and alcohol and street closures for the 13th Annual United Technologies Greater

         Hartford Marathon and related activities sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation,

         Inc. at.

        Passed

60.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Greater Hartford Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc.

(HARC) de Allocation of funds from the Health and Health and Human Services

Department-Recreation Services Contractual Account
for winter recreation programs and

enter into contract with.

 
Passed

61.     (COUNCILPERSON WINCH)  Ida B. Wells Lane de Naming of Coventry Street between

         Tower Avenue and Holcomb Street as.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 17, 2006

         Attest:

 

                                                                                          Daniel M. Carey,
                                                                               City Clerk