AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                         AUGUST 10, 2009

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                 
ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         State for enhancement of 9-1-1.

         Passed

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

         State for the Building Bridges Program.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to leverage the funding

         priorities of the Office of Youth Services and its Bureau and accept designation as the

         Hartford LIST.

         Passed

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

         funds from State for the Recovery Act: Connecticut Local Pass-Through, Justice Assistance

         Grant for the Hartford Police Department.

         Passed

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

         agreement to administer and carry out all Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing

         Program (HPRP).

         Referred to Health and Human Services and Housing Committee

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to charge a nominal

         admission fee for Pork Pie Hat Music Series sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

         funds from the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information

         Administration Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to improve access

         to broadband service for public safety and community based organizations.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to waive lien interest for

         the property located at 219 Cornwall Street belonging to the Estate of Juana Diaz.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

9.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss the resolution of

         Preston Garcia & Juanita Leftwich v. City of Hartford, (Class Action/Towing Issues).

         Received

10.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Revision of the 3rd

         Quarterly Report.

         Received

11.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Concern on various public health

         issues.

         Received

12.      HOUSING COMMITTEE de Hartford Housing Authority concern for the high vacancy rate

         with public housing and  allocation of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds for the

         keeping  up with  scattered sites.

         Received

13.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Update on Downtown

         Security Issues for Hartford Police Department (HPD).

         Received

14.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Update on Hartford Police

         Department (HPD) ARRA Economic Stimulus funds; pending requests and new applications

         related to Byrnes, Weed and Seed and COPS Program.

         Received

FROM TABLE

15.      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

REPORTS

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Parents Opening

         Doors Latino Transition Training Academy.

         Withdrawn

17.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Cultural Dance

         Troupe.

         Passed

18.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization for a Fourth Quarter Transfer for Registrars of Voters.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

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

         adding Article IV, Sections 17-55 through 17-70 concerning Smoke Free Health Care

         Facilities.

         Received

20.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2, Article XII, of Code concerning the Living Wage.

         Received

21.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Restraint from continued Outsourcing and Privatization of City Services.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

22.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the

         disposition of 17-19 Squire Street to Broad-Park Development Corporation for

         development of Ictineo Apartments.

         Passed

23.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the disposition
of 20 Wolcott Street to Broad-Park Development Corporation for development of Ictineo

         Apartments.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Status Report of the Hartford Flood Control System Certification Process.

         Received

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

resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Hartford Arts and Heritage Celebration sponsored
by the Hartford Ballet at Bushnell Park at the Pavilion.

         Withdrawn

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

resolution de Waiver of half the fees and closure of streets for Community Outreach Health Fair
sponsored by the Christian Activities Council between Homestead Avenue from Albany Avenue
to Cabot Street.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Youth Quake sponsored by the Hope

         SDA Church and Faith SDA at Keney Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution 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 Goodwin Park.

         Passed

29.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 29, Article I, section 29-17 of Code concerning Public Safety Police Detail for

         places of public amusement and extended hours business premises.

          Received        

30.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Ordinance regarding the

         regulation and licensing of Extended Hours Food Service Establishments.

           Received 

FOR ACTION

31.      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 September 14, 2009

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

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

33.      Ordinance amending Chapter 17, adding Article IV, Sections 17-55 through 17-70 of Code

         de Smoke Free Health Care Facilities.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

34.      Ordinance amending Chapter 29, Article I, Section 29-17 of Code de Public Safety Police

         detail for places of public amusement and extended hours business premises.

         Passed

35.      Substitute ordinance amending Chapter 21, Article I, adding Sections 21-18 through 21-23 of
Code de Regulation and Licensing of
  Extended Hours Food Service Establishments.

         Passed

36.      Resolution de Authorization to continue contractual agreements with various Senior Centers.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

37.      (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Ordinance amending Chapter VII, Section 2 (b) of Code de

         Appointive Boards and Commissions required by the Charter. (Committee on abatement of

         taxes and assessments).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 17, 2009

            Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

38.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Clarence W. Corbin de Exemplary service to the community

          of.

         Passed

39.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues de

         Appointment of members to.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Walter R. Butler de Reappointment to the Civilian Police Review Board.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

41.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Permanent Commission on the Status of Hartford Women de

         Appointment of members to.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

42.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Luz V. Sullivan de Appointment to the Human Relations Commission.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

43.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren de Appointment of

         members to.

         Action Postponed until September 14, 2009

44.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Preservation of Historic Documents de Allocation of

         funds from State for.

         Passed

45.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees for An Angel

          on My Shoulder Event sponsored by the Community Renewal Team at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

46.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON, COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES

         (COUNCILPERSONS WINCH, KENNEDY AND RITTER) 

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 17, 2009
            Referred to Public Building and Dedication Committee

47.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER, WINCH AND COTTO)  Columbus Day Parade and
Celebration de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and street
closures and allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account to the Italian
American Celebration Committee for.

             Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

48.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees for National Night Out

          sponsored by Hartford Areas Rally Together at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Sigourney Square Park de Waiver of half the fees for

         Sigourney Square Family Festival  of Asylum Hill sponsored by the Asylum Hill

         Congregational Church at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee        

50.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Sawyer School

         Picnic sponsored by the Sawyer School at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

51.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Franklin Avenue de Waiver of half the fees and street

         closure for the Franklin Avenue Block Party sponsored by the Boriqueneers and Trantolo &

         Trantolo at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

52.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Oak and Hungerford Streets de Waiver of half the fees for

         the Neighborhood Block Party and Wellness Festival sponsored by the Charter Oak Health

         Center, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

53.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Batterson Park de Waiver of half the fees for the

         Connecticut Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports Event sponsored by the Sports Association

         of Gaylord Hospital at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

54.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Evergreen Avenue de Waiver of half the fees, permission for

         street closure and to serve food and beverages for Evergreen Block Party sponsored by the

         West End Civic Association at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

55.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  South Marshall Street to Case Street de Waiver of half the

         fees, permission for street closure and to serve food and beverages for the Salvation Army's

         Marshall House Block Party sponsored by the Salvation Army's Marshall House at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

56.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Main Street north of Albany Avenue de Waiver of half the

         fees, permission for street closure and to serve alcohol, food and beverages for West Indian

         Day Parade in honor of 47th Anniversary of various Nations of the Caribbean sponsored by

         the West Indian Independence Celebration Committee at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

57.       (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  DeLucco Park de Allocation of funds for improvements to.

             Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

58.     (COUNCILPERSON COTTO, COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES AND WINCH, DEUTSCH
AND AIREY-WILSON)  Dillon Stadium de Waiver of a quarter of the fees and permission to sell
food, beverages and alcohol
for the New England Music Festival sponsored by Solar Entertainment
at.
Passed
 

59.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Cultural Affairs Account CCA Expenditure de Adding of

         organizations and amounts to.

         Withdrawn

60.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  City Government de Obligation of Court of Common Council to
regulate and monitor expenditure of taxpayers' money through.

         Withdrawn

61.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)   Executive Branch de Requirement to produce prompt,

         accurate, and complete fiscal reports by.

         Withdrawn

62.      (COUNCILPERSON SEGARRA, KENNEDY, DEUTSCH AND RITTER)  City of Hartford Budgets
for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 de Authorizing subpoena power limited to the review and implementation of.

         Passed, as amended

63.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Approval for the Corner at Homestead
Avenue and Sigourney Street to be name as

         Passed

64.      CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER de review of the Revenue an Expenditure Report for the month of Jult 2009

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

65.   
(Council President Torres, Councilwoman Winch, Councilmen Boucher, Segarra, Kennedy and Ritter)

        2009-2010 funding allocations for agencies through City Council Civic and Cultural Affairs Division.
        Passed, as amended

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk