AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                             JULY 14, 2008

 

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         funds from the Federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under the

         Part A of the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006, to develop and

         implement core medical and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS and through its

         Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and execute contracts, sub-contracts and

         amendments with various providers for services.

         Passed

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

         Parkville Senior Center, Catholic Charities, SAND Corporation and the Salvation Army to

         support center operations.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Operation

         Safe Streets 2008 Traffic Safety Enforcement Program funds from State to reduce the

         hazardous operation of motor vehicles.

         Passed

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

         Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Emergency Management and

         Homeland Security (DEMHS) to administer funds for four Regional set-aside projects

         designed to benefit the State's Municipalities.

         Passed

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

         State Judicial Branch for extension to the original agreement to operate the Hartford

         Building Bridges Project through certain community organizations to aid men and women

         leaving the criminal justice system and help them re-enter society.

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to transfer Outstanding

         Motor Vehicle Taxes to the Suspense Book.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to program in

         Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Unspecified Local Option (ULO) funds to

         be used for property management remediation and redevelopment activities in the Hartford

Redevelopment Agency (HRA) Project areas and enter into an agreement with the Division of
Economic
Development.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the status and possible

         resolution of Faiella, Philip M., Jr. and Christopher v. City of Hartford, et al.

         Received

9.       EDUCATION COMMITTEE de School System's School Building Plans.

         Received

FROM TABLE

10.      Ordinance establishing outside counsel for the Court of Common Council.

             Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee
 

11.      Report de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to help offset costs

         associated with improvements to the facility owned by Carpe Diem Fraternity.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

REPORTS

12.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to accept a quit-claim deed from Mr. Steven Tedesco for the

         acquisition of properties located at 1409 Main Street, and 1411-1417 Main Street to assist

         in the development and construction of the Public Safety Complex Site.

           Passed

13.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement with

         95-101 Pearl Street, LLC for City-owned property located at 95-101 Pearl Street.

         Passed

14.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Reprogramming of CDBG-Unspecified Local Options funds to be allocated to

         the Zezzo House Corporation for the installation of a parking lot security gate at the Zezzo

         House located at 180-190 Homestead Avenue.

         Passed

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

         Authorization to identify funds for 12th Annual Pro-Am Basketball Tournament and enter

         into contract with Greater Hartford Pro-Am, Inc. (GHPA).

         Passed

16.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to approve

         funding for the School-Community Partnerships, through the Office of Youth Services.

         Postponed
 

FOR ACTION

17.      Report de Approval for the permanent monument commemorating worker's killed while on

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Postponed
 

18.      Report de Waiver of half the fees for City Day 08 Event sponsored by the United States

         Army and Renaissance II, at the Bulkeley High School parking lot.

         Postponed
 

19.      Ordinance amending Article VI, Division 4, Section 2-352 of Code de Pay Plan.

         (Establishing a new compensation for Non-Union and Unclassified Executive Service

         Classification and attached specified Administrative Series and Public Safety Series

         Classifications).

         Passed

20.      Resolution de Reappointment of Kathy Marseglia to the Hartford Commission on

         Disabilities Issues.

         Passed

 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

21.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance authorizing the Execution and Delivery of Interest Rate

         Agreement on Outstanding General Obligation Bonds of the City.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

22.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital

         Improvement Fund for improvements to the Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

23.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article I, Section 2A-5(10)(d) of Code

         de Definitions. (HMEA Employees).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

24.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-28 of Code de

          HMEA provisions.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

25.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES AND COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  Ordinance amending

Chapter 22, Article III of Code de Definitions. (Pocket Bikes, Mini Bikes, Mini Cycles, Mini Sport Bikes,
Mini Motorcycles, Mini Dirt Bikes, Chopper Scooters, Motor Scooters and Bicycles with helper motors).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee
 

RESOLUTIONS

26.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Sara C. Bronin de Reappointment to the Historic Properties

         Commission.

         Postponed

27.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Constance Belton Green de Appointment to the Hartford Public Library

          Board of Directors.

         Postponed

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Osten Boulevard de Superimposing the Corner of Wyllys and Stonington
Streets as.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Withdrawn

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Patsie Williams Way de Superimposing between Norwich Street and

         Osten Boulevard as.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

         Withdrawn

30.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Luis Ayala Lane de Superimposing between Osten Boulevard and Van

         Block Avenue as.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, July 21, 2008

             Withdrawn

31.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Park Street Special Service District de Authorization of grant funding

         for the maintenance, marketing, consulting services and other expenses to.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Living Wage Task Force de Extension of term for.       

         Passed

33.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Re-housing Assistance Program de Request to

         increase allowance to.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

34.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  The West Indian Independence Celebration Parade

          Committee de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment, sell food

         and beverages for 46th Anniversary of Independence of various Nations in the Caribbean with

          a Celebration Parade and allocation of funds to.

         Passed

35.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  Greater Hartford Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc. de

         Authorization to allocate funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Cultural

         and Civic Affairs Contract Account and to enter into contract with HARC pending review of

          the program scope of services and availability of funds for.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee
 

36.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  Hartford Public Library de Permission to serve food,

         beverages and alcohol for events hosted by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

37.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  Anti-blight issues and procedures de Review of.

         Withdrawn

38.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND DEUTSCH)  Sheff Movement de

         Identifying funds to match various foundations to provide support for.

         Postponed

39.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND WINCH)  HartBeat Ensemble de

         Allocation of funds to support programs by.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee
 

40.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND WINCH)  Residency incentives de Authorization
to increase communications and make available City staff training for community-based
organizations and non-profits and to earmark funding to create.

         Passed

41.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to sell

         various items, hang banners and display signage and allocation of funds from the Civic and

         Cultural Account to the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz, Inc. for the 17th Annual Greater

         Hartford Festival of Jazz at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

42.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Barnard Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to use

         City equipment, erect tents and serve food and beverages for 17th Annual Health Fair for
         Children and Families sponsored by the Hispanic Health Council at.

            Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use

         City equipment and serve food and beverages for Independence Day of Colombia sponsored

         by Grupo Integracion Colombiana at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

44.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Sigourney Park de Waiver of half the fees, and permission to

          serve food and beverages and vend music compact discs for Second Annual Gospel

         Explosion sponsored by the First Cathedral Outreach Ministry at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  HeartBeat Ensemble de Waiver of half the fees for Plays in

         the Parks sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, use of City

         equipment, permission to vend food and beverages and street closures for Gospel Festival

         sponsored by Lift Every Voice and Sing Organization at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

47.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages and street closures for Heart Walk sponsored by the American

         Heart Association at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

48.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  The Hartford Marathon Foundation de Waiver of half the

         fees and permission to vend food, beverages and alcohol and street closures for ING Hartford

         Marathon sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages and erect tents for 11th Annual Women's 5 Mile Run, the Red

         Dress 5 Miler sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

50.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         use City equipment, vend food and beverages, erect tents and a secondary stage for Hope Out

         Loud 7 Peace and Music Festival sponsored by the Connecticut Coalition for Peace and

         Justice at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

51.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  The Central Connecticut Bicycle Alliance de Waiver of half

         the fees, use of various parks and permission to serve food and beverages, erect tents and

         closure of right lanes on various streets for Discover Hartford Bicycling and Walking Tour

         sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

52.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Riverfront Plaza de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to vend food and beverages for a performance sponsored by the Connecticut Ballet at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

53.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Scapegoat Garden Dance Company de Allocation of funds

         from the Civic and Cultural Account to.

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee
 

54.      (COUNCILPERSONS DEUTSCH, KENNEDY AND COTTO)  Retirees de Postponement of

         changes to health premiums for.

         Passed, as amended

55.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  The West Indian Social Club of Hartford, Inc. de Waiver of

         half the fees and permission to extend the loud speaker permit and serve alcoholic beverages

          and food for West Indian Celebration Week sponsored by.

         Passed, as amended

56.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND BOUCHER)  First Night Hartford de

         Allocation of funds to purchase an outdoor tent from the Civic and Cultural Account to.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

57.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND WINCH)  Opus, Inc. de Allocation of

         funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to.
           
Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

 

 58.    (MAYOR PEREZ)  with accompanying resolution de Donation of a 1984 Sutphen Tower Ladder,

          Hurst Tools, and fire house to our Sister City of Morant Bay, Jamaica.

        Passed
 

 59.    (MAYOR PEREZ)  with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into contract with the U.S.

           Department of Housing and Urban development (HUD) Section 108 Loan and Grant for the Front Street

           Entertainment and Retail Project Phase of the Adrian's Landing project.

        Passed

 

        

    Attest:

 

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk