AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                             JULY 13, 2009

  

 

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funding from

         Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center and receive funding,

         contributions and organizations to provide various services to operate the Maternal and

         Infant Outreach Program.

         Passed

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

         funding from the State Public Health Block Grant to continue the efforts on cancer risk

         awareness and prevention.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, de Authorization to accept the State Fiscal Year 2009 training funds to
Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP) for 9-1-1.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval to pursue and accept Federal

         funding as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation Grants for Transportation

         Investment Generating Economic Recovery.

         Passed

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to continue contractual

         agreements with various Senior Centers.

         Action Postponed until August 10, 2009

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

         funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Healthy Homes

         Lead Hazard Control Program.

         Passed

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

         Funding from Connecticut Association of Department of Health, Inc. for the Health Equity

         Initiative Demonstration Project.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to continue contractual

         agreements with Family Life Education, Inc. for the Grandparents Program.

         Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and

         Cultural Account to Parents Opening Doors Latino Transition Training Academy.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to continue its

         contractual agreements with various agencies to continue the management of food pantries

         services.

          Passed        

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

         State and for the Office for Youth Services to oversee, coordinate and monitor funds and

         enter into contract with the Village for Families and Children's for the Hartford Juvenile

         Review Board Grant Program.

         Passed

12.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funding from

         the State to provide various services  to operate the Maternal Infant Outreach Program.

         Passed

13.      MAYOR PEREZ de Status Report of the Hartford Flood Control System Certification

         Process.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

14.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive funds from

         State to continue its Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.

         Passed

15.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the Health and

         Human Services Department to accept the Public Health Preparedness and Response for

         Bio-Terrorism Grant for developing a comprehensive bio-terrorism plan.

         Passed

16.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive funds from

         State for the enhancement of the Office for Youth Services.

             Passed

17.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Status of Levees, Dikes and
Department of Public Works Applications.

         Received

18.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Communication regarding resolution

         #48 passed on June 22, 2009 concerning immediately beginning discussion to seek to establish

         one single health benefit plan for the City, BOE, and Library for all active and retired

         employees.

         Received

REPORTS

19.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 9, Article V, Section 9-91 of Code concerning Anti-Blight Program.

         Received

20.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to submit and adopt the Five Annual Action Plan (Fiscal Year

         2009-2010) to consolidate community development plan and enter into agreement with

         HUD.

         Passed, as amended

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

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

         and use the pavilion for the 2009 Greater Hartford Heart Walk sponsored by the American

         Heart Association.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Strategic Plan for City-wide Youth Sports Leagues with the Recreation

         Department and Youth Services.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for 12th

         annual Red Dress for Women Run sponsored by the Hartford Marathon, Inc. at Elizabeth

         Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Annual Keney Park Family Day sponsored by

         Family Day Enterprises, Inc. at Keney Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to sell food, alcohol, crafts, souvenirs,

         hang banners and display signage for the 18th Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz sponsored by

          Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz, Inc. at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closure for Three Kings Day Parade

         sponsored by Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA).

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the pavilion, sell food, beverages,

         erect tents and use the sidewalks for 10th Annual Recovery Walk Festival sponsored by the

         Connecticut Community Addiction Recovery at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Permission to sell food and beverages for City Day 2009 sponsored by the

         United States Army at Colt Park.

         Failed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to sell food, beverages and alcohol for

         the Connecticut Pride Hartford Rally and Festival sponsored by Connecticut Pride Hartford

         Rally and Festival, Inc. at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and partial street closures on sections of Madison

         Avenue, Kibbe Street, Bulkeley Avenue and Park Street by Our Lady of Fatima Church.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and partial street closures of sections of Madison

         Avenue, Kibbe Street, Bulkeley Avenue, New Park Avenue and Park Street for Day of

         Portugal sponsored by Our Lady of Fatima Church.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closures of sections of Madison Avenue, Kibbe

         Street, Bulkeley Avenue and Park Street for Imperio sponsored by Our Lady of Fatima

         Church.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closures of sections of Madison Avenue, Kibbe

         Street, Bulkeley Avenue and Park Street for St. Anthony's Festival sponsored by Our Lady

         of Fatima Church.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a series of outdoor religious services sponsored by

         La Iglesia Fuente de Salvacion at Barnard Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute an agreement with Team Training

         New England, LL for the use of Batterson Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a Boomerang Express-A Children's Program

         sponsored by Christ Community Presbyterian Church of West Hartford at Lozada Park.

         Withdrawn

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

         resolution de Waiver fees for march from Park Place Health Center to the State Capitol to

         mark the Tenth Anniversary of Supreme Courts Olmstead Decision.

         Withdrawn

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Monday Night Jazz Event by the Hartford Jazz

         Society at Bushnell Park.

         Passed, as amended

39.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 17, Article I, Section 17-3 of Code concerning manure and compost heaps.

         Received

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

         resolution de Permission to sell food, beverages and alcohol for the New England Music

         Festival sponsored by Solar Entertainment at Bushnell Park.

         Passed, as amended

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

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

          a secondary stage for Hope Out Loud 8 Peace and Music Festival sponsored by the

         Connecticut Coalition for Peace and Justice at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Bring Your Child to Work Day sponsored by the

         Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

          Withdrawn 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees associated with Party in the Park sponsored by King's

         Temple Church at Day Park.

         Passed

44.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Public hearing on the Charter Revision Commission

          Draft Report.

         Received

45.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Recommendation on the Charter Revision

         Commission Draft Report.

         Received

FOR ACTION

46.      Report de Requesting tax payer burden of fees and profits to Tax-Serv and other private

         collection agencies report by Finance Director.

         Action Postponed until August 10, 2009

47.      Resolution de Naming the corner of Main Street and Albany Avenue as Keith L. Carr, Sr.

         Corner.

         Action Postponed until August 10, 2009

48.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code de Living Wage.

         Action Postponed until August 10, 2009

49.      Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article V, Section 9-91, of Code de Anti-Blight Program.

         Passed

50.      Ordinance amending Chapter 17, Article I, Section 17-3 of Code de Manure and Compost

         Heaps.

         Passed

51.      Ordinance enacting a tax surcharge on a category of recipients of Federal funds through the

         Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) to permit generally reduced taxes upon businesses

         and taxpayers in the City.

         Tabled

52.      Report de Authorization to execute an amendment to the lease with Morse Capital Limited

         Partnership for property located at 275 Asylum Street.

         Passed

53.      Resolution de Appointment of Adrian Calixto Torres to the Commission on Lesbian, Gay,

         Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

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

         Fund for improvements and renovations at the South End Senior Center.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

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

         Fund for improvements and renovations at Hyland Park.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

56.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-25 (c) of Code

         de NBU-GG Provisions (Employee contributions).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

57.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-30(f) of Code

         de Non-bargaining pension benefits for NBU-P/F employees may include alternate final

         average pay and military service credit.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

58.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-34 (c) of Code

         de SCGA provisions (Employee Contributions).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

RESOLUTIONS

59.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  David B. Panagore de Appointment as Chief Operating Officer.

          Passed, as amended

60.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ictineo Apartments de Authorization for the disposition of 17-19 Squire

          Street to Broad-Park Development Corporation for development of.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009

         Referred to Housing Committee
61.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ictineo Apartments de Authorization for the disposition of 20 Wolcott

         Street to Broad-Park Development Corporation for development of.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 20, 2009
           
Referred to Housing Committee

62.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES AND COUNCILPERSONS WINCH, BOUCHER, SEGARRA,
KENNEDY AND RITTER)  Civic and Cultural Affairs Division de 2009-2010 funding allocations
for agencies  through.

         Withdrawn

63.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  2010 Census de Establishment of a taskforce to

         ensure an accurate count of all Hartford residents in the.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

64.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Blue Hills Post Office de Request for Congressional

          Delegation to take immediate steps to ensure keeping open the.

         Passed

65.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  The list of uncollected taxes de Authorizing steps

         to be taken prior to moving to the Municipal Suspense Tax Book the.

         Passed

66.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER, COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES AND COUNCILPERSONS

         WINCH AND SEGARRA)  Council/Board of Education Work Group de Agreement by the Court
of Common Council Leadership and Board of Education leadership to hold ongoing meetings to be
conducted by.

         Passed

67.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees for Youth Quake

         sponsored by the Hope SDA Church and Faith SDA at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

68.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park at the Pavilion de Authorization to waive half

          the fees for the Hartford Arts and Heritage Celebration sponsored by the Hartford Ballet at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

69.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for the Lambda Fest sponsored by the Lambda Alpha Upsilon

         Fraternity, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

70.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Retiree Task Force 2008-2009 de Review of.

         Passed

71.      (COUNCILPERSONS COTTO AND RITTER)  The Monday Night Jazz Series de Allocation
of funds to the Hartford Jazz Society from the Civic and Cultural Account for.

         Withdrawn

72.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  City Hall Atrium de Granting permission to sell alcohol for

         an opening reception for the National League of Cities/National Black Caucus of Local

         Elected Officials at.

         Passed

73.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  13th Annual Pro-Am Basketball Tournament de

         Authorization to find funds and enter into contract with Greater Hartford Pro-Am, Inc. for.

         Passed, as amended

74.      (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH AND RITTER)  Ebony Horsewomen, Inc. de

         Authorization to allocate funds for the sole purpose of purchasing materials and the

         installation of a new fence in Keney Park from the Hartford Park Trust Fund to.

         Passed, as amended

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk