MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 11, 2006

 CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Appointment of members to the Board

         of Assessment Appeals.

         Passed 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Request for a moment of silence at the

         September 11, 2006 meeting of the Court of Common Council to commemorate the fifth

         anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

         Passed 

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign an Agreement

         with the State for development of contract plans, specifications and estimate for

         extension of Mark Twain Drive utilizing Federal funds under the High Priority Projects Program.

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for funds from the
           
            State and enter into agreements with Housing Trust Fund Program to supplement funding

         for existing housing programs.

         Referred to the Housing Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of Urban Development

         Action Grant funds retroactive to the initial incurrence of eligible soft costs associated with

         the Renovation Project at St. Martin's Medical Training Center, Inc.

         Passed 

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of UDAG funds for a

         Fair Housing Officer in the Office of Human Relations.

         Referred to the Housing Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of sale of City-owned

         property located at 14H East Street to Mr. Junior Martin, Ms. Carmen Vega and Ms.
           
            Genoveva Soto.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 18, 2006

         Referred to the Planning and Economic Development Committee

8.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Discussion on supplemental education funding implications.

         Received 

9.      EDUCATION COMMITTEE de School Facilities Study update.

         Received 

10.   PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Update on Central

       Connecticut Bicycle Alliance (CCBA).

         Received 

11.   PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Payment plan

       updates.

         Received 

REPORTS

12.   FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute resolution de

       Authorization to make additional transfers from the Contingency Account and/or

       unencumbered funds to take care of unforeseen contingencies.

         Postponed 

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

       Authorization to accept State funds to establish a Cancer Task Force.

         Passed 

14.   LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending the

       Pay Plan for Unclassified Non-Union Employees.

         Received 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to sell  food and beverages and erect tents for
           
           
7th Annual Recovery Walk Festival hosted by Connecticut Community Addiction Recovery at.

         Passed 

16.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for five park projects. ($975,000).

         Received 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for a tent service hosted by the Anointed Tabernacle

         of Jesus Christ at Brackett Park.

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to use City equipment, portion of the

         water, beach and picnic grounds for Water Dog Obedience Trials sponsored by Nutmeg

         Portuguese Water Dog Obedience Trials sponsored by Nutmeg Portuguese Water dog

         Obedience Trials and by the Nutmeg Portuguese Water Dog Club (NPWDC) at

         Passed 

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for their Annual Governor's Foot Guard Parade

         sponsored by 1st Company Governor's Foot Guard ending at Bushnell park.

         Passed 

20.     PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Naming of Coventry Street between Tower Avenue and Holcomb Street as Ida B. Wells

         Lane.

         Passed 

FOR ACTION

21.     Ordinance amending Code de Establishing the Downtown Special Services District.

         Passed 

22.     Ordinance concerning appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for five park

         projects. ($975,000).

         Withdrawn 

23.     Ordinance amending the Pay Plan for Unclassified Non-Union Employees.

         Passed 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

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

         Improvement Fund for renovation and improvements to the Board of Education  leased
           
           
facility at
875 Asylum Avenue. ($300,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 18, 2006

         Referred to the Management and Budget Committee
         and the Education Committee

25.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance making appropriation for various public improvements

         aggregating $4,750,000 and authorizing the issuance of $4,750,000 Bonds of the City to

         meet said appropriations and pending the issuance thereof the making of temporary

         borrowings for such purpose. ($4,750,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 18, 2006

          Referred to the Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

26.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Municipal Lawyers Association de Contract with.

         Passed 

27.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Certain individuals de Close in break service for.

         Referred to the Labor and Workforce Development Committee

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Albany Woodland Redevelopment Project de

         Authorization to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Woodland Moving &

         Warehouse, Inc through the Hartford Redevelopment Agency for certain property and

         improvements located at 426 Woodland Street for.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 18, 2006
         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

29.     (MAYOR PEREZ AND COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY)   Prince Hall Grand Lodge
           
           
Free and Accepted Masons of Connecticut, Inc. de Allocation of fund to and authorization to
           
            enter into  contract with for mentoring  program established through a partnership with
           
            Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (NBBBS) and.
      

         Referred to the Health and Human Services Committee

30.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT BAZZANO AND ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS)  Hartford Board
           
           
of Education de Providing a mid-year  and final  report update and review a number of key
           
            strategies for improving academic achievement of students by.

         Referred to the Education Committee

31.      (COUNCILPERSON AIREY-WILSON) Hartford Public Library de Permission to serve wine

         for two receptions at.

         Passed 

32.      (COUNCILPERSON BOUCHER)  Earned Income Tax Credit de Support in 2007 Legislative

         priority package for.

         Passed 

33.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY)  Jackie McClean Way de Renaming of Woodland Street

         between Albany Avenue and Greenfield Street to.
           
           
HEARING DATE - Monday, September 18, 2006

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

34.        (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Annual

           Children and Domestic Violence Awareness Exhibit sponsored by Connecticut Coalition

            Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) at.

         Passed 

35.          (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Clay Hill Improvement Association Inc. de Request for

             funds to support the 1st International Community Day sponsored by.

         Passed 

36.          (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) The Greater Hartford Arts Council de Waiver of half the

             fees and permission to use the showmobile for the 7th Annual Connecticut Veterans Day

             Parade sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council at.

         Passed 

37.          (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Union Street de Granting permission for street closure, to

             serve food and alcohol and erect a stage and tents for a Block Party sponsored by Up or On

             the Rocks, Club NV and Coaches at.

         Passed 

38.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Granting permission to serve food,

         beverages and alcohol and erect tents or use the Pavilion for a cocktail reception for the

         "Cities in Transition" Exhibit sponsored by United Technologies Corporation at.

         Passed 

39.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         serve food and beverages for 5K run sponsored by Northeastern Conference at.

         Passed 

40.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  The 25th Annual Gay Pride Festival de Allocation of

         funds for.

         Passed 

41.    (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Riverside Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

        to serve food and beverages for Back to School Picnic sponsored by CREC Capitol Region

         Choice Program at.

         Passed 

42.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Bushnell Park de Denial of fee waiver for Miracle Mile for

         St. Jude Children's Hospital sponsored by Maxim Healthcare Services at.

         Passed 

43.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  Trumbull Street de Granting permission for partial street

         closure, to serve food and alcohol and erect a stage for a Block Party sponsored by the

         Hartford Wolf Pack at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

44.      (COUNCILPERSON SEGARRA)  Sixto Lazu, Jr. de Salary adjustment for.

         Passed 

45.      (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Registrars of Voters de Commendation for Hartford Votes -

         Hartford Vota Campaign to.

         Passed 

    Attest:

 

                                                              Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                      City Clerk