MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

August 8, 2005

 

  

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                          ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned
        
            property located at 158 and 162-164 Ward Street to Rego Realty, Inc.
           
            HEARING DATE – Monday, August 15, 2005

          Referred to the  Housing Committee 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Opposition to proposed facility by

         Broadwater Energy for Long Island Sound.

          Failed

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

         funding from the State to enhance the 911 system.

         Passed

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

         agreement with the John E. Rodgers African American Cultural Center, Inc. for use of

         property as a museum and community resource center.

           
Withdrawn

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Reduction in fees for the Hispanic

         Health Council's 14th Annual Health Fair.

            Received

6.       CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Garth

         Perri, et al v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc.

         Passed


REPORTS

7.       PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to reprogram CDBG-Economic Development loan funds to

         establish the Parkville Neighborhood Loan Guarantee Program with the Community

         Economic Development Fund.

         Passed

8.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to exercise eminent domain powers and acquire property located

         at 26 Atlantic Street.

         Passed

9.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

        with Graybar Electric Company, Inc. for property located at 281 Huyshope Avenue.

         Passed

10.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to exercise eminent domain powers and acquire property located

         at 270-274 Huyshope Avenue.

         Passed

11.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to exercise eminent domain powers and acquire property located

         at 31 Atlantic Street.

         Passed

12.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

         with the owners of the property for property located at 1417-1419 Main Street.

         Passed

13.     PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to exercise eminent domain powers and acquire property located

         at 223 High Street.

         Passed

14.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

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

          William Ellis for property located at 220 High Street.

         Passed

15.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a supplemental

         appropriation in the General Fund for Fiscal Year 2005-2006. ($1,200,000).  

            Received

16.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an appropriation

          in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction and inspection of safety

         improvements to Franklin Avenue at Benton Street. ($102,000).

            Received

17.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an appropriation

          in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction and inspection of safety

         improvements to Washington Street and Ward  Street. ($102,000).

            Received

18.      MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Usage of "host benefits" for the

         establishment of the Hartford Human Capital Development to support the advancement
        
            of the
well-being of Hartford residents from the Connecticut Resource Recovery Agency.

            Received

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

         Authorization to enter into contracts with the Capitol Region Council of Governments

         (CRCOG) for the provision of necessary services to develop a Medical Reserve Corps.

         Passed

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

         Usage of "host benefits" for the establishment of the Hartford Human Capital Development

 to support the advancement of the well-being of Hartford residents from the Connecticut

 
Resource Recovery Agency.

 Failed

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

         Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation Services

         Contractual Account for implementation of program and enter into contract with City

         Slickers Program. 

         Passed

22.      LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Substitute ordinance

         amending Chapter 2, Article VI, of Code concerning Human Resources, merit selection and

         civil service.

            Received

23.     EDUCATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de Request to the

         State to provide sufficient resources to plan, develop, offer and operate a new magnet school

         for a concern on Public Safety.

         Passed

24.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 149-151 Lawrence Street to Stacy McClendon Skeen.

         Passed

25.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 153 Capen Street to Habitat for Humanity.

         Passed

26.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 555-557 and 559-561 Garden Street to Habitat for Humanity.

         Passed

27.     HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 16-18 Amity Street to Capital Restoration, Inc.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Authorization to enter into a Personal Services Agreement with the State for

         financial assistance for planning and design work for the improvements to be made at Lozada

         Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Authorization to increase all categorized fees by American Golf.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Granting permission for street closure for Block Party hosted by the Brickyard

         Café at Allyn Street.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the 11th Annual "Stepping Out" Step/Drill

         Competition sponsored by the African American Parade Day Committee, Inc. at Thomas

         Snell Weaver High School.

         Passed

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

          resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for a 5K Run

          sponsored by Northeastern Conference at Keney Park.

         Passed

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

          resolution de Granting permission to erect a tent and serve food and alcoholic beverages for

          a dinner dance sponsored by Pray Until Something Happens (PUSH) at Elizabeth Park.

         Passed

34.     QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de  Review of the Policies and procedures regarding firearm guidelines of the

         Hartford Police Department.

         Passed

35.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution

          de Issuance of a monthly report regarding all internal investigations complaints to the

         Hartford Police Department. 

         Withdrawn

36.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

          resolution de Authorization to enter into an agreement with Connection, Inc., and accept

          grant from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance of

          2004-2005 Project Safe Neighborhoods Funding Program.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

37.      Substitute ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, of Code concerning Human Resources,

         merit selection and civil service.

        
Passed

38.      Resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and use City

          equipment for 4th Annual Community Outreach Event sponsored by the Full Gospel

          Foundation at Albany Avenue Police Substation. 

         Passed

39.      Resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and use City

          equipment for Community Outreach Event sponsored by the Full Gospel Foundation at

          Lozada Park.

         Passed

40.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the General Fund for Fiscal Year

          2005-2006. ($1,200,000).

         Passed

41.     Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the

         construction and inspection of safety improvements to Franklin Avenue at Benton Street.

         ($102,000).

         Passed

42.     Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the

         construction and inspection of safety improvements to Washington Street and Ward Street.

         ($102,000).

         Passed

43.      Ordinance amending Article I, Division 1, Section 2A-30(c) of Code de Pensions.

         Passed


RESOLUTIONS

44.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Spanish-American Merchant's Association de Authorization to enter into

          and execute an agreement for positions within. 

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

45.      (COUNCILPERSONS AIREY-WILSON, BAZZANO, BOUCHER AND TORRES) Have

          Pride in Hillside: Join the Team & Keep it Clean Campaign de Identifying funds for.

         Passed

46.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Gussie Wortham Foundation de Allocation of funds

          to from the Health and Human Services Department - Recreation Services Contractual

          Account for Second Annual Basketball Tournament hosted by.

         Passed

47.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Kendall J. Williams de Producing information for the

          Civilian Police Review Board to review regarding case involving.

        
Tabled

48.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Surveillance cameras de Looking into purchasing and

          installing.

          
Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Riverfront de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

          serve food and beverages for Incredible India Walkathon sponsored by the Milan Cultural

          Association, Inc. at.

         Passed

50.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Allyn Street de Granting permission for street closure for

          Block Party sponsored by the Brickyard Café at.

         Passed

51.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Charter Oak Avenue de Waiver of half the fees and

          permission to vend food and beverages for Jewish Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored the Charter

          Oak Cultural Center at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

52.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pratt Street de Waiver of half the fees and use of City

          equipment for a Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the HartBeat Ensemble at.

           Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

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

          serve food and beverages for 5K footrace sponsored by the Special Olympics at.

         Passed

54.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pratt Street de Granting permission for street closure for

         Block Party sponsored by Vaughan's Public House at.

         Passed

55.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) South Marshall Street de Waiver of half the fees, street

         closure and permission to serve food and beverages for a Salvation Army Marshall House

         Block Party sponsored by Salvation Army Marshall House at.

         Passed

56.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) City Hall Atrium de Waiver of half the fees and permission

          to serve food and beverages for ceremony hosted by the Knox Parks Foundation at.

         Passed

57.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Youth Challenge de Waiver of half the fees and permission

          to serve food and beverages for Walkathon sponsored by.

         Passed

58.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sigourney Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of City

         equipment for Sigourney Square Family Festival of Asylum Hill sponsored by the Alvin

         Carter Project/Judy Dworin Performance Project at.

         Passed

59.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Luke's Church de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

          serve food and beverages and use of City equipment for religious procession and Festa of

         Our Lady of Tears sponsored by.

         Passed

60.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve

          food and beverages, use of City equipment and allocation of funds to the Connecticut

         African American Parade Day Committee, Inc. for the 12th Annual African American

         Parade, Rally and Bazaar at.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

61.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         vend food and beverages and erect tents for 6th Annual Recovery Walk Festival sponsored

         by CT Community Addiction Recovery at.

           Passed

62.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         vend food, beverages and merchandise and use of the Pavilion for annual Festival sponsored

         by the Connecticut P.R.I.D.E. Committee at.

         Passed

63.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) South Whitney Street de Waiver of half the fees, street

         closure and permission to serve food and beverages for event sponsored by the West End

         Civic Association at.

         Passed

64      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society de Waiver of half

         the fees and permission to serve food and beverages for Light the Night Walk sponsored by.

         Passed


            Attest:
       

 

                                                           Daniel M. Carey,
                                                                                 City Clerk.