AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                         AUGUST 11, 2008

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         execute contracts and contract amendments with the State and various providers to provide

         various health services using  the Per Capita grant.

         Passed

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

         Department of Education Child Nutrition Program/USDA Grant funds to provide nutritious

         breakfasts and lunches to Hartford youth.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to allocate funds to South

          Arsenal Neighborhood Development Corporation (SAND) for reimbursement of

         expenditures for the 2008 Midget Football Program.

         Passed

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

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

         Passed

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

         State and enter into contracts with various agencies  and increase its collaboration with

         Police Department's PAL Program in conjunction with Office of Youth Services programs.

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept 2008

         Department of Public Safety funding  to provide on-going training for its Public Safety

         Telecommunicators.

         Passed

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the 2009

Department of Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP) E 911 funding to provide
telecommunication services.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to receive funds and enter

         into contract with the State for Block Grant funds to support the work of the Cancer Task

         Force.

         Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept Emergency

         Management Performance Grant (EMPG) from the State  to support the Emergency

         Management Program.

         Passed

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

         Master Lease Agreement with GE Capital Public Finance, Inc. to purchase vehicles,

         software, equipment and services for various City departments to improve operations.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 18, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

11.     MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to allocate funds to the

         Hartford Action Plan for teenage pregnancy prevention.

         Passed

12.     MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Request to provide a report on any

         complaints made to any City departments that would be constituted discrimination on the

         part of any City Employee.

         Passed

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

         State for the 2008 Aggressive Driving Enforcement Program.

         Passed

14.     MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept grant funding

         from the State for Youth Services to operate the Juvenile Review Board.

         Passed

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

         Allocation of funds to support programs by Hart Beat Ensemble.

         Passed                                                                                                                                                 

16.     LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Update on contract

         compliance.

         Received

17.     HOUSING COMMITTEE de Anti Blight follow up.

         Received

REPORTS

18.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

         the Temple of Prayer and Worship for City-owned vacant lot located at 175 Mather Street.

         Passed

19.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to lease to the Hartford Municipal Employees Federal Credit

         Union the property located at 521 Main Street.

         Passed

20.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Report from the Health and Human Services Committee concerning allocation

         of funds to the North End Little League.

         Passed

21.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Report from the Health and Human Services Committee concerning

         designation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Hartford Knights After School

         Program.

         Passed

22.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Report from the Health and Human Services Committee concerning

         allocation of funds from the Sundry Account and authorization to enter into contract with Gussie

         Wortham Foundation for 5th Annual Basketball Tournament.

         Passed

23.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Identifying unspecified funds to provide partial funding for Hartford Organizing

         for Tomorrow (HOT).

         Passed

24.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Report concerning allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural

         Account to help offset costs associated with improvements to the facility owned by Carpe

         Diem Fraternity.

         Passed, as amended

25.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

         cover expenses for Connecticut Latinos/as Achieving Rights and Opportunities.

         Passed

26.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and cultural Account to help

         cover expenses for Connecticut Pride Hartford Rally and Festival, Inc.

         Passed, as amended

27.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

         expenses for the Hartford Stage.

         Passed

28.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

         cover Guakiarte's expenses for Guakia, Inc.

         Passed

29.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to transfer outstanding motor vehicle taxes to the Suspense

         Book.

         Passed

30.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization of grant funding for the maintenance, marketing, consulting

         services and other expenses to Park Street Special Service District.

          Passed                                                                                                                                                 

31.     OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Request to increase allowance to Re-Housing Assistance Program.

         Passed

32.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Adoption of policy to protect

         tenants and landlords against tenant/landlord harassment.

         Tabled

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

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute and agreement with the Team

         Training New England, LL (TTNE,LL) to use Batterson Park Pond.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for 30th Annual Clay Hill Recognition Day sponsored

         by the Clay Hill Improvement Association, Inc. at Delucco Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Permission to serve food, beverages and alcohol for events hosted by Hartford

         Public Library.

         Passed

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

         resolution 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

         Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to use City equipment and serve food and

         beverages for 17th Annual Fair for Children and Families sponsored by the Hispanic Health

         Council at Barnard Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution 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 Colt Park.

         Postponed until 09/08/08

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

         resolution 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 Sigourney Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for plays in the parks sponsored by Heart Beat Ensemble.

         Passed

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

         resolution 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 Bushnell Park.

         Postponed until 09/08/08

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

         resolution 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 Bushnell Park.

         Passed

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

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

         street closures for ING Hartford Marathon sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

         Passed

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

         resolution 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 Elizabeth Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment, vend food,

         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 Bushnell Park.

          Passed

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

         resolution 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 the Central Connecticut Bicycle Alliance.

          Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to vend food and beverages for a

         performance sponsored by the Connecticut Ballet at Riverfront Plaza.

          Passed

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

         resolution de Allocation of funds to purchase an outdoor tent from the Civic and Cultural

         Account to First Night Hartford.

         Withdrawn

FOR ACTION

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

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Postponed until 09/08/08

50.     Report de Authorization to approve funding for the school-community partnerships,

         through the Office of Youth Services.

         Postponed until 09/08/08

51.     Report de Disapproval of waiver of half the fees for City Day 08 event sponsored by the

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

         Passed

52.     Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article I, Section 9-18 of Code de Accessibility to

         ownership information.

         Passed

53.     Ordinance concerning the City of Hartford's policy of providence of City services as it                                           TO BE WITHDRAWN

         relates to residents' immigration status.

         Withdrawn

54.     Resolution de Reappointment of Sara C. Bronin to the Historic Properties Commission.

         Passed

55.     Resolution de Appointment of Constance Belton Green  to the Hartford Public Library

         Board of Directors.

         Withdrawn

56.     Resolution de Identifying funds to match various foundations to provide support for Sheff

         Movement.

         Withdrawn 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

57.     (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance concerning a Supplemental Appropriation in the Capital

         Improvement Fund for the construction, inspection, and maintenance of the Riverwalk

         North Project.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 18, 2008

         Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee

58.     (COUNCILPERSONS COTTO, WINCH, BOUCHER, DEUTSCH, RITTER AND SEGARRA) 

         Ordinance concerning the City of Hartford's policy of providence of City services as it

         relates to residents' immigration status, as amended.

         SEE 53                                       FOR ACTION
         Passed, as amended

RESOLUTIONS

59.     (MAYOR PEREZ)  Hartford Parking Authority de Approval of a supplemental agreement

         to the Joint Ownership Agreement in connection with the ownership and operation of the

         Morgan Street Garage between the State, City and.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

60.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Northend Agent's Newspaper and collaborating

sponsors de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment for the 3rd Annual
 "I am the Future" School Readiness/Back to School Celebration hosted by.

         Passed

61.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees and prohibition of

         advertisement for carnival sponsored by the Coleman Brothers Show and Friends of Pope

         Park at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

62.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Hartford Public Library de Allocation of funds from the
designated City Account for the immediate temporary re-opening of the Blue Hills and Mark

            Twain Branches of.

         Passed, as amended

63.     (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Soccer Task Force de Establishment of.

         Passed, as amended

64.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Lozada Park Playground de Waiver of half the fees and

         street closure for First Back to School Jam hosted by the Upper Albany Avenue Clay

         Arsenal Weed and Seed Steering Committee and Hartford Neighborhood Center, Inc. at.

         Passed

65.     (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Evergreen Avenue de Waiver of half the fees, street closure

         and permission to serve food and beverages for Block Party hosted by Evergreen Avenue

         Block Association at.

         Passed

66.     (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER AND WINCH)  Wadsworth Atheneum de

         Waiver of permit fee for valet parking application for the Amistad Center for Arts and

         Culture Annual Gala at.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

67.     (COUNCILMAN RITTER)  Wadsworth Atheneum de Waiver of permit fee for valet

         parking application for the Wadsworth's Annual Gala at.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk