AGENDA

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

  AUGUST 13, 2007

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                   ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Granting approval of a Disposition

         Agreement with M&EM Realty, LLC for 369 Woodland Street in the Upper Albany
           
           
Project.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

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

         agreements with OPUS, Inc. for comprehensive Fiber Arts/Quilting Classes at the Northend

         Super Senior Center.

        Passed  

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept a grant from

         the Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (SINA) for promoting Neighborhood

         Policing Plan and to further community relations.

         Passed

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Reimbursement from Cities

         Readiness Initiative (CRI) funds from West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District and
           
           
authorization to contract with various providers to continue the development of the
           
            City's Public Health preparedness Planning.

         Passed

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

         funds from the State for the Hartford Commission on Substance Abuse to continue to serve
           
           
as the Local Prevention Council Program.

         Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to establish an account

         for the recaptured funds from HUD to be administered by the Health and Human Services
           
            Department in conjunction with the administration of the current Lead Hazard Reduction
           
            Federal Grant funds.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept 2007 Summer
           
           
Youth Employment and Learning Program (SYELP) Grant funds to support summer youth
           
           
employment opportunities.

         Passed

8.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept a grant from

         the Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (NINA) for promoting Neighborhood

         Policing Plan and to further community relations.

         Passed

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept 2007 Operation

         Safe Streets Traffic Safety Enforcement Program Grant funds to reduce hazardous operation
           
            to motor vehicles/motorcycles.

          Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committees

10.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute

         a license agreement with United States District Court for 10 additional parking spaces on

         Sheldon Street for $400.00. (Agreement #1).

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee
 

11.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to formalize the existing

         arrangement license agreement at the same rate with United States District Court for 18

         parking spaces on Sheldon Street at a total of $720.00. (Agreement #2).

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee
 

12.      MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to formalize the existing

         arrangement license agreement at the same rate with United States District Court for 24

         parking spaces on Sheldon Street at a total of $1,200. (Agreement #3).

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee
 

13.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion on the Hartford Human

         Capital Development Agenda (HHCDA) Update Access to Food.

         Received

14.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Discussion on progress

         trade, procurement and employment status in Hartford as related to the New Haven

         ordinance.

         Received

REPORTS

15.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute a license agreement with United States

          District Court for parking at 141 Sheldon Street.

         Postponed

16.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute an option/purchase and sale agreement

          for the option for and access to 26-32 Atlantic Street.

         Passed

17.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute an option/purchase and sale agreement

          for the purchase of 26-32 Atlantic Street.

         Passed

18.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization

          to write off several types of uncollectible accounts receivable by the Finance Department.

         ($2,094,796).

         Postponed

19.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance making appropriations for various

         school improvements aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $1,225,000 bonds of

          the City to meet said appropriations and  pending the issuance thereof the making of 

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($1,225,000).

         Received

20.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance making appropriations for various

         public improvements aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $17,600,000 bonds

         of the City to meet said appropriations and  pending the issuance thereof the making of 

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($17,600,000).

         Received

21.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating funds as an

         additional appropriation for the construction of a Public Safety Complex and authorizing

         the issuance of General Obligation Bonds to meet said appropriation. ($37,000,000).

           Received

22.
      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance making appropriations for various
           
           
public improvements aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $9,475,000 bonds of
           
            the City to meet said appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary
   
            borrowings for such purpose. ($9,475,000).

         Received

23.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating $84,000,000 for the

         Lewis Fox School and authorizing the issuance of $21,000,000 Bonds of the City and pending

         the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($84,000,000).

         Received

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

         Authorization to accept funding from the State and other agencies to provide various

         services to operate the public health preparedness and response for Bio-Terrorism Program.

         Passed

25.      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to enter into a five (5) year renewable lease with the Village for

         Families & Children, Inc. for the Rambuh Family Center at 2 Holcomb Street.

         Passed

26.     EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance making appropriations for various school

         improvements aggregating funds and authorizing the issuance of $1,225,000 bonds of the

         City to meet said appropriations and  pending the issuance thereof the making of 

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($1,225,000).

         Received

27.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Ordinance appropriating $84,000,000 for the Lewis Fox

         School and authorizing the issuance of $21,000,000 Bonds of the City and pending the

         issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($84,000,000).

        Received

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the Pavilion, erect tents and sell

         food, beverages and merchandise for live music festival sponsored by DL&J Promotions at

         Bushnell Park.

           
Passed


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

         substitute resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the Pavilion, erect

         tents, use City equipment, sell food, beverages and merchandise for West Indian

         Independence Celebration Parade sponsored by West Indian Independence Celebration

         Parade Committee.

         Passed
        
FOR ACTION

30.      Ordinance making appropriations for various school improvements aggregating $1,225,000

         and authorizing the issuance of $1,225,000 bonds of the City to meet said appropriations

         and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose.

         ($1,225,000).

         Passed

31.      Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements aggregating

         funds and authorizing the issuance of $17,600,000 Bonds of the City to meet said

         appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for

         such purpose. ($17,600,000).

         Passed

32.      Ordinance appropriating funds as an additional appropriation for the construction of a public

          safety complex and authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds to meet said

         appropriation. ($37,000,000).

         Passed

33.      Ordinance making appropriations for various public improvements aggregating funds and

         authorizing the issuance of $9,475,000 Bonds of the City to meet said appropriations and

         pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose.

         ($9,475,000).

         Passed

34.      Ordinance appropriating $84,000,000 for the Lewis Fox School and authorizing the issuance

          of $21,000,000 Bonds of the City to meet the City's share of project costs and pending the

         issuance thereof the making of temporary borrowings for such purpose.

         Passed

35.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article XVII, Section 2-802 of Code de Pensions and

         Retirement.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

36.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund

          for Fiscal Year 2007-2008. ($11,131,688).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 20, 2007

        
Referred to the  Finance and Revenues Committee

37.       (COUNCILPERSON TORRES)  Ordinance amending Chapter 21, Article I, Section 21-13 of

          Code de Extended Hours Convenience Stores.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, August 20, 2007

        
Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committees

RESOLUTIONS

38.       (COUNCILPERSON AIREY-WILSON)  Jamaican Progressive League Islanders Pool Team

         de Congratulations to members of.

         Passed

39.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Finances de Acceptance of requested update on.

         Passed

40.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Healthy Communities Initiatives de Authorization for funding for.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

41.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT BAZZANO, COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND PAINTER)
         
          
Colt Park de Allocation of funds to Hartford Botanical Garden to develop plant and manage a
          
           
botanical garden and conservatory at.

         Passed, as amended

42.       (COUNCILPERSON AIREY-WILSON)  Kyokushinkai Foundation de Allocation of funds to

          from the Health and Human Services Department - Recreation Services Contractual

         Account and authorization to enter into contract with.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

43.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Charter Oak Health Center de Waiver of half the fees for

         National Community Health Center Week sponsored by Charter Oak Health Center, Inc. at.

         Passed

44.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to sell food and beverages and use City equipment for 6th Annual Hope Out Loud Peace and

         Music Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee at.

         Passed


45.
      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  HartBeat Ensemble, Inc. de Waiver of half the fees for

         Plays in the Parks sponsored by.

         Passed

46.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Monday

         Night Jazz hosted by the Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Series at.

         Passed

47.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Pope Park de Granting permission to serve food and

         alcohol for Pope Park Phase II Celebration Event/Pope Park Comes Together sponsored by

         the Friends of Pope Park and the City of Hartford Department of Health and Human

         Services at.

         Passed

48.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to use the Pavilion and sell food and merchandise for Reggae Jam Concert sponsored by

         Rasta Lenny at.

         Passed

49.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to vend merchandise and use Pavilion for Festival sponsored by Trinidad and Tobago Civic

         Association, Inc. at.

         Postponed

50.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Elizabeth Park and surrounding streets de Waiver of half

         the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for 10th Annual Women's 5 Mile Run,

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

         Passed        

51.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Keney Park at the Keney Barbour area de Waiver of half

         the fees and permission to serve food and beverages and use of City equipment for the

         Annual Youth Day Celebration sponsored by the West Indian Foundation, Inc. at.

         Passed

52.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  West Indian Social Club de Granting permission for the

         extension of the loud speaker permit for a concert sponsored by the African United Social

         Club at.

         Passed

53.      (COUNCILPERSONS PAINTER AND WINCH)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver

         of half the fees for 1st Annual Connecticut Fallen Soldiers March from Hartford Armory to.

         Passed

54.       (COUNCILPERSONS PAINTER AND WINCH)  Sportsman Athletic Club de

          Granting permission to host an Outdoor Private Party and Concert by.

         Passed

WALK-INS
 

55.        MAYOR PEREZ de Authorization to enter into Executive Session to discuss Rosa Fuentes, et al
             
            v. City of Hartford, et al.

             
Received

56.        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Request to proclaim September as Leukemia,
             Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month.

            
             
Passed

57.        MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute a                            
             Master Lease Agreement with GE Capital Public Finance, Inc. to purchase vehicles and other
             equipment for the MetroHartford Information System.
               
            
Referred to Management and Budget Committee

58.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Creation of a Task Force for reviewing and
              recommending property tax reform options for presentation to the General Assembly in its 2008 Session.

             Passed, as amended

59.        (MAYOR PEREZ) 279 Farmington Avenue and 280 South Marshall Street de Authorization to enter into
             and execute an option/purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of.
             
HEARING DATE - Monday, August 20, 2007

           
Referred to the Planning and Economic Development and Planning and Zoning Committees
 

60.         (MAYOR PEREZ) 279 Farmington Avenue and 280 South Marshall Street de Authorization to enter into
              and execute an option/purchase and sale agreement for the option for and access to.                                                                                                                      

            
          
Passed

          Attest:

 

                                                               Daniel M. Carey,
                                                                        City Clerk