MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

        JULY 12, 2004

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.         MAYOR PEREZ de Appointment of members to the Hartford Economic Development

Commission.

              Received

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

            contract with Jeter Cook & Jepson Architects  to  provide architectural and engineering

            design services for the design of the Police Headquarters Renovation Project.

                Passed

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

            accept Operation Safe Streets Traffic Safety Enforcement Program funding from the State

            to reduce and eliminate illegal and dangerous traffic activity.

              Passed

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

            accept DUI Enforcement Vehicle Program funding from the State to purchase a vehicle to

             enforce DUI and underage drinking laws.      

              Passed

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

            Year 30 CDBG funds and Unspecified Local Options funds to the Open Hearth for the

            Homeownership Program.

         Referred to Management and Budget Committee


6.
         HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Continued discussions on the

            City's Human Capital Development Agenda.

            Received

7.         HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Allocation of funds for several

            resolutions from the Health and Human Services Department - Recreation Services Contractual

            Account.

        Received

8.
        EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Final Report on School Safety Task Force and

            development of a Commission on the Future Status of Youth and Children  focusing on

            policy improvements.
          
Received

FROM TABLE

9.         Report 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.

           Withdrawn

10.       Report de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 170 Westland Street

             to Kyle Sampson.

         Passed

REPORTS

11.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and MANAGEMENT AND

            BUDGET COMMITTEES, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute

            loan documents with HUD for Section 108 Loan for retail complex located at Main and

            Pavilion Streets by the Developer Public Housing Residents Going Places, Inc.

           Passed

12.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and MANAGEMENT AND

BUDGET COMMITTEES with accompanying resolution de Consideration of designating

410 Asylum Street as a Historic Building by Hartford Historic Properties Commission.

              Passed

13.      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.

            Passed

14.
      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

de Authorization to allocate the reprogrammed CDBG funds from the ULO Account for the

Housing Preservation Loan Program of the Department of Development Services.


15.
      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            resolution de Authorization to sign contracts and any amendments with Randall

            Funding and Development to provide grants research and grant writing services.

            Passed

16.
       MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, 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.
           
Passed

17.
       MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

            Amendment of Council Rules.
           
Postponed

18.
       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending an ordinance

            appropriating a total of $82,000,000, for Hartford Public Schools and authorizing the

         issuance of $82,000,000, General Obligation Bonds to meet said appropriation.
    
        
($102,000,000).

        Received


19.     FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a supplemental 

appropriation in the General Fund for Education and Police Department for Fiscal Year

2003-2004. ($11,496,472).

   Received

20.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            resolution de Allocation of funds to Martin Luther King Junior Soccer League.
           
Passed


21.
       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            resolution  de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-

            Recreation Services Contractual Account and enter into contract with the City Slickers

            Program.
           
Passed

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

            Authorization to apply for and receive funds from the State for the Immunization Action

            Plan and approve contract with various providers for implementation.
           
Passed

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

            Authorizing the acceptance and receipt of funding to operate the Healthy Start Program

            and to contract with various organizations to provide services.
           
Passed

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

            Authorizing the acceptance and receipt of funding from the State to operate the Parent Aide
           
           
Program and to renew the contract with the Hispanic Health Council for services.
           
Passed

25.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, 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.

            Passed

26.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            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.

            Passed

27.
       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department -

Recreation Services Contractual Account to Hartford Knights Youth Basketball

League and authorization to enter into contract with for the AAU Boys Basketball

Tournament 2004.

            Passed

28.       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 Gus Pace Little League.

           Passed

29.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

            resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department -

            Recreation Services Contractual Account to Hartford Elementary Basketball League.

        Passed

30.
       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 implementing and facilitating the Summer

            Program for the Westend Community Center.
           
Passed

31.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Approval of

            reconfiguration and renovation of Simpson-Waverly School to a Classical Magnet
          
            
School.

            Passed

          

FOR ACTION

32.       Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating a total of $82,000,000 for Hartford

            Public Schools and authorizing the issuance of $82,000,000 General Obligation

            Bonds to meet said appropriation. ($102,000,000).

           Passed

33.       Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund for Education

            and Police Department for Fiscal Year 2003-2004. ($11,496,472).

           Passed

RESOLUTIONS

34.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Ronald Bielawiec de Appointment to the Board of Tax Review.

           Withdrawn

35.      (COUNCILPERSON LAFONTAINE) Internal Audit Commission de Appointment of

            members to.

           Passed

36.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Men of Color Organization de Acceptance of grant in support of the

            efforts of the.

           Passed

37.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Adolescent, Parenting and Development Program de

            Authorization to enter into contract with Family Life Education, Inc.

           Passed

38.       (MAYOR PEREZ) 990 Wethersfield Avenue de Authorization to take appropriate

            action to execute the sale of the City's interests in land and improvements in the parcel

            of land known as.

            Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Housing Committee

39.       (MAYOR PEREZ) McKinney Shelter de Authorization to extend contract with CRT to

            operate the.

           Passed

40.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) West Indian Social Club of Hartford, Inc. de Waiver

            of half the fees and permission to sell food and alcohol and extend the loud speaker

            permit for Anniversary Celebration of Independence Day sponsored by.

          Passed

41.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Goodwin Park de Waiver of half fees and

permission to sell food and beverages for Annual Rice Heights Friends and Family

Reunion at.

             Referred to Public Works, and  Parks Committee 

42.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Granting permission to sell food

            and beverages for Grandparents Day Family Affair sponsored by the Department of

            Health and Human Services at.

            Passed

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

            permission to sell food and beverages and close street for a non competitive Walk

            sponsored by the American Cancer Society at.

           Passed

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

            permission to close streets, sell food and alcohol and use City equipment for the

            Eleventh Annual United Technologies Greater Hartford Marathon and related activities

             sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

             Referred to Public Works, and  Parks Committee 

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

            permission to use City equipment and sell food and beverages for Annual Memory Walk

             Walkathon sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter at.

            Passed

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

            permission to provide water for the 5th Annual Recovery Walk Festival sponsored by

            the Community Addiction Recovery at.

            Passed

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

            permission to close street, use City equipment and sell food and beverages for the Ninth

             Annual Lift Every Voice and Sing Gospel Festival and Fair at.

           Passed

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

            permission to use the Pavilion and sell food, beverages and merchandise for a Festival

            sponsored by the Connecticut P.R.I.D.E. Committee at.

              Passed

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

            to use City equipment and sell food and beverages for Community Health and Wellness

            Fair sponsored by the Chrysalis Center, Inc. at.

              Passed

50.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Park Street de Waiver of half the fees and permission

            to use City equipment, close street and sell food and beverages for Block Party

            sponsored by Ester Sanches-Naek at.

             Referred to Public Works, and  Parks Committee 

51.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

            use City equipment and sell food and beverages for picnic sponsored by Create Change at.

            Passed

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

permission to use Pavilion and sell food and beverages for 3rd Annual Community

Peace Festival at.

            Passed

53.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) McKinnon's Irish Pub de Waiver of half the fees,

            permission to close street and sell food and alcohol for Block Party sponsored by.

             Referred to Public Works, and  Parks Committee 

54.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Respect X-Large Entertainment, LLC  de Waiver of half

            the fees and permission to sell food for First New England Diversified Music Festival at

            LAZ Parking Lot on Market Street sponsored by.

                       Referred to Public Works, and  Parks Committee 

              Attest:     

 

                                                                             Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                                        City Clerk .

Walked-In

55.      (Mayor Perez) Rhonda Moniz-Carroll v. City of Hartford de Settlement 

            Passed

56.      (Mayor Perez) GE Capital Public Fiance, Inc. de Authorization to enter into a Master Lease Agreement for the purchase of vehicles and        other equipment from.

            Passed