AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                             JULY 14, 2003

CONSENT CALENDAR:
 

HEARINGS:                                                                                                                                                                           

1.       Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article II, Section 35-124 of Code regarding variances.
         
Hearing Held

2.       Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article V, Section 35-953 of Code regarding Off-Street Parking
         
          Obligations.
         
Hearing Held

 

3.       Ordinance establishing an Industrial Reuse Overlay District on the south side of Park Street

          between Pope Park Highway No. 4 and Bartholomew Avenue in the I-2 Zoning District.
         
Hearing Held

COMMUNICATIONS

4.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of Scully & Wolf, LLP as

         Auditors for Fiscal Year 2002-2003.
        
Passed
 

5.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 111 Hebron Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003
        
Referred to Housing Committee


6.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 14 Park Terrace  to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

        Referred to Housing Committee

7.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into contract with

         State for Child and Adult Care Food Program and Human Services Department to sign claims

         for reimbursement.

         Passed
 

8.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Approval of a Disposition Agreement

         between the City of Hartford/Redevelopment Agency and JSR Design-Build  as Tentative

         Developer for 663-671 Broad Street  in the Lawrence /Grand Street Project.

         Passed
 

9.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to amend lease with  

         Richardson Redo, LLC for the Richardson Building and any other documents related to the

         Mixmaster.

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee                                      

10.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 725 Hillside Avenue to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee

11.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the Purchasing Agent

           to enter into agreement with Arrow Prescription Center to provide on-site for drug preparation

            and dispensing services at Burgdorf Fleet Health Center.

            Passed

 

12.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to continue accepting

         funds from Senior Service America, Inc. and enter into contract with.

         Passed

13.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into contract with

         twelve community agencies to provide recreational programs during the Summer/Fall Season

         and allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Budget.

         Passed

14.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the Purchasing Agent

         to enter into contract  with Tigan Consulting and Development,  Inc. to complete organizational

          assessment, provide interim management and recruitment of a Development Services Director.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
    

15.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to contract with Sheldon                   

         Lawrence to complete the re-engineering of the Purchasing and Revenue Divisions of the

         Finance Department.
        
Passed
                                                                                            

16.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept bus from

          Greater Hartford Transit District to create a Mobile Environmental Health Educational Unit and

         to enter into contract with Joseph Merritt Company  for graphic arts.

         Passed

17.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned

         property located at 129R-139R Barker Street to Giovanni Di Paola, Helen Thomas, Charlene

         Asel, Draka Boguslaw and JRH Asset Management, LLC.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003
        
Referred to Housing Committee

18.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Consideration to reopen exam regarding

         Police Captain's promotional job announcement.          

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee; Labor Committee
 

19.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for expansion of previously

          approved tax assessment fixing agreement with 18 TEMPLE STREET, LLC  for the former Sage

         Allen site.

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee

20.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept monetary gifts
and/or donations of air conditioners from individuals and/or entities to set-up account for.

          Passed

21.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Approval of six bond ordinances for

         Hartford Public Schools and placement of matter on the ballot for referendum.       

         Passed

22.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned

         property located at 50 Huntington Street to HP II Apartments Limited Partnership.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

23.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to implement and explore all

          funding opportunities for the Batterson Park Master Plan Project.

          Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

 

24.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 54-56 Henry Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

25.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property  located at 78-80 Catherine Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

26.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned

         properties located at 881-885 and 901 Broad Street to Clarence O. Tuning III.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

          Referred to Housing Committee
 

27.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned

         property located at 990 Wethersfield Avenue to Stephanie Properties, LLC.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
 

28.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to issue release of

           mortgage for property located at 98-100 Colebrook Street from Della Westberry to City

            without payment.

           HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

            Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
 

29.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 64 Wayland Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee

 

30.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located  at 50-52 Henry Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee

 

31.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate City's

         mortgage for property located at 47-49 Andover Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

          Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee

                                                                                                                             

32.      CORPORATION COUNSEL, with three (3) accompanying resolutions de Settlements of Claims

         against the City of Hartford.

          Passed
 

33.       DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss

           litigation entitled Blunt v. O'Brien, et al.

           Received
 

REPORTS

34.      CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article II, Section 35-124 of

         Code regarding variances.

         Received

 

35.      CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article V, Section 35-953 of

         Code regarding Off-Street Parking Obligations.

         Received

 

36.      CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinance establishing an Industrial Reuse Overlay District on

         the south side of Park Street between Pope Park Highway No. 4 and Bartholomew Avenue in

         the I-2 Zoning District.

         Received

 

37.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Six (6) ordinances

         authorizing the issuance of bonds for the renovation of Naylor, Webster, Mary L. Hooker,

         Annie Fisher, Simpson-Waverly Elementary Schools and the Equestrian Center School.

         Received
 

38.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to consider leaves of absence for various employees.

         Passed
 

39.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Authorization to enter into

         lease agreement with Ms. Erika Stanislaus for 2 offices at the Department of Human Services

         for Notice Program.

         Received

 

40.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET  COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization to enter into contract  with Randall Funding and

         development to provide grants research and grant writing services to City departments.

         Passed

 

41.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

          de Authorization to execute the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and

         Municipal Lawyers Association.

         Withdrawn

 

42.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for the West Indian Independence

         Celebrations sponsored by West Indian Foundation, Inc.

          Passed

 

43.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

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

         sponsored by the Board of Directors of the West Indian Foundation, Inc. at Keney Park.

         Passed

 

44.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees and use of City equipment for Community Health Fair sponsored by the West

         Indian Foundation, Inc. in collaboration with Community Health Services at 500 Albany

         Avenue.

         Passed

 

45.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees for gathering sponsored by  the Order of Nyahbinghi, H.I.M. Haile Selassie at

         Keney Park.

         Passed

 

46.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees for scout outing sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut River

         Council #66 at Batterson Park.

         Passed

 

47.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Permission to

         use City equipment and granting of street closures for 5K Foot Race sponsored by J B Sports

         at Bushnell Park.

         Passed
   

48.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of           

         fees for family reunion sponsored by the Barno family at Batterson Park.

         Passed

49.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees and use of picnic tables for company picnic sponsored by Halloran & Sage LLP at

         Bushnell Park.

         Passed

50.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees for Recovery Fiesta Cookout sponsored by the Last Straw Group at Goodwin Park

         Pondhouse.

        
Passed

51.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for mini festival sponsored by State Games of America, LLC at Bushnell

         Park.

         Passed

52.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment for Y Games sponsored by the

         YMCA of Greater Hartford at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

53.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees and use of City equipment for Neighborhood Festival sponsored by Guakia, Inc.

         Passed

54.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Waiver of

         half the fees and use of City equipment for Community Health Fair hosted by the Urban League

          of Greater Hartford at 140 Woodland Street.

         Passed

55.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees  for Christian Music Concert hosted by ONE C.H.A.N.E. d.b.a. R.U.N.

         (Rise Up New England) at Bushnell Park.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

56.      Six (6) ordinances authorizing the issuance of bonds for the renovation of Naylor, Webster,

         Mary L. Hooker, Annie Fisher, Simpson-Waverly Elementary Schools and the Equestrian

         Center School.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

57.      (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article IV, Section 2-105 de Office of

             Information Services  (Creating Metro Hartford Information Services).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

          Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

58.      (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund

             for four LoCIP Projects. ( $850,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

        Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

59.      (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund

            for five LoCIP Projects. ( $2,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

          Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

60.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division

             9B, Section 2-286 de Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender Issues. (Established;

             purpose and duties.).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2003

         Referred to Health, Human Services and Recreation Committee
 

RESOLUTIONS

61.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Commission on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues de Appointments to.

         Passed

62.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Roberto Garcia de Appointment to the Commission on Alcohol and Drug

         Abuse.

         Passed

63.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Commission on the Environment de Appointment of members to.

          Passed

 

64.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Economic Development Corporation de Extension of contract and

         the Notes for the Merchants Association Small Business Loan Fund administered by.

         Passed

                                                                                                                                     

65.      (MAYOR  AND ALL COUNCILPERSONS) 2003 Electronic Voting Machine Demonstration

         Project de Endorsement and support for the implementation of.

         Passed 

66.      (CITY MANAGER) Democratic Deputy Registrar of Voters de Establishing salary for.

         Referred to Labor Committee

 

67.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Vision Crew of Upper Albany de Appropriation of

         funds from the Human Services Recreation Services Contractual Account in support of.

         Passed

68.      (COUNCILPERSON LAFONTAINE) Gitano Food Warehouse de Authorization to enter into

         contract with the developers of for reimbursement of expenses related to streetscape

         improvements at.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

69.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER). Parkville Merchants Loan Association de Support of new

         partnership of Community Economic Development Fund and Peoples Bank  and establishment

         criteria for.

          Passed

70.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Program of Homelessness Prevention de Development of.

           Passed

71.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) City Slickers Program de Authorization to allocate funds from

         the Human Services Recreation Services Contractual Account to and enter into contract with.

         Passed

72.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Southend Knightriders Youth Center, Inc. de Authorization to

         allocate funds from the Human Services Recreation Services Contractual Account to.

         Passed

73.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Park River Tours de Creating a  contract with John Kulick to

         resume.

        Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

74.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Church Street de amendment of vending ordinance governing.

        Withdrawn

75.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford City Stars Basketball Program de Authorization to

         allocate funds from the Human Service Recreation Services Contractual Account to.

        Passed

76.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for Television Talk

         Show Test Pilot sponsored by Deborah Simon, the Connecticut School of Broadcasting and

         WZMY 93.7 at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee
 

77.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Dillon Stadium de Waiver of a quarter of the fees for the First

         Annual Hartford International Soccer Invitational Tournament sponsored by the North End

         After-School Program (NEASP) at.

         Passed

78.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Pope Park Recreation Center de Waiver of half the fees for

         employee and vendor celebration sponsored by El Gitano Supermarket at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

79.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees  and use of City

         equipment for 18th Annual Keney Park Family Day sponsored by Family Day Enterprises, Inc.

         at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

80.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Sigourney, Keney and South Green Parks de Waiver of half

         the fees for Vacation Bible School sponsored by Youth Challenge of Connecticut, Inc. at.    

        Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

81.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees for Rugby Tournament

         sponsored by the Hartford Wanderers Rugby Football Club at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

82.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Vin Baker

         Homecoming Weekend Concert at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

83.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Comerieno Café de Waiver of half the fees and use of City

         equipment for the Third Annual Festival in memory of former Councilman Luis A. Ayala

         sponsored by the Luis Ayala Festival Inc. at.

           Passed                                                                                                                                                                      

84.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Hope Street Ministry After School Block Party de Change in

         date for.   

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

85.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Connecticut Cultural Carnival Association Inc. J'ouvert, Street

         Parade and Carnival de Change in date, time and location of.

           Passed

86.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Northeastern Conference of Seventh Day Adventist de

         Waiver of half the fees for Memorial Walk in honor of Valerie Brown sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

87.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of a quarter of the fees and

         permission to sell food and alcoholic beverages for Concerts for Caring at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee        

88.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees for Gospel Concert

         sponsored by New Welcome Christian Ministries at.

        Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

89.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Church of God Pentecost Inc. de Waiver of half the fees for

          religious procession sponsored by.

          Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

90.      (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND KENNELLY) 2003 HARC Winter Program de Allocation

         of funds to.

         Passed

        

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                                City Clerk

 

 

 

INLAND WETLANDS AGENCY MEETING

 

July 14, 2003

 

COMMUNICATION:

 

1a.           Communication from WE 75 Brainard, LLC, with accompanying resolution  from
Councilperson Horton Sheff de Application for Wetlands permit for filling,

excavation or other alteration for expansion of a parking lot located at 75-121

Brainard Road.   (ATTACHMENT ON FILE IN THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE).

Hearing – August 11, 2003

                  Referred to City Planning Commission and Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
 

  Attest:

 

                                                                               DANIEL M. CAREY,

                                                                                     Clerk of the Agency.