MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

September 12, 2005

  

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                        ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing the execution of a

         professional services agreement with HWS, LLC to provide services to the Hartford

         Redevelopment Agency.

         Passed

 

2.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing the transfer of the balance

         in unspent CDBG funds, Program Year 29 from the Hartford Fire Department-Fire

         Apparatus Replacement Project to the Hartford Fire Department-Firehouse Improvement

         Project (Emergency Generator Replacement), Program Year 30.

         Passed

 

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Support for the building of a

         recreational trail along the South Branch of the Park River, acceptance of ownership and

         authorization to enter into agreement with the Eastern Connecticut Resource Conservation

         and Development Area, Inc. for future maintenance.

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

   

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute license

         agreements with the owners of properties selected as polling places by the Registrar of

         Voters.

          Referred to Management and Budget Committee

 

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to sign contracts and any

         amendments with Randall Funding and Development to provide grants research and grant

         writing services.

         Passed

  

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Request to grant a leave of absence to

         various employees to close a break in service.

          Referred to Management and Budget Committee

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

         agreement with the State to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

         Passed

 

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

         funds for the Hartford Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities Grant and enter into contracts

         with the Hispanic Health Council and Nia Solutions, Inc. for services.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

   

9.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Approval of allocation of funds to

         Hartford Proud and Beautiful to finance the Litter Clean-up Program.

           Passed

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

         funds from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services under Title I of the Ryan

         White CARE Act for services for persons with AIDS.

         Referred to Health and Human Services Committee

 

11.      DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to enter into Executive Session to

         discuss Marsh Settlement Fund Proposal.

         Received

 

FROM TABLE

12.      Resolution de Producing information for the Civilian Police Review Board to review

         regarding case involving Kendall J. Williams.

   

REPORTS

13.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de  Request to explore restricting additional neighborhood convenience stores.

        Failed

 

14.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 28, Article VI of Code concerning Economic Development Commission.

         Received

 

15.      PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute an agreement for positions

         within Spanish American Merchants Association.

           Passed

   

16.      FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a supplemental

         appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for construction, inspection and

         maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project. ($1,161,890).

         Received

 

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

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

         Appreciation for 1st Day of School Picnic sponsored by the YMCA of Greater Hartford at

         Bushnell Park.

           Passed

   

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

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

         merchandise and use of City equipment for the 2nd Annual Festival of Brazilian

         Independence sponsored by Ester Sanches-Naek at Park Street.

           Passed

    

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

         resolution de Recommended trash receptacle replacement charges.

           Withdrawn

       

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

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

         Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored by the Charter Oak Cultural Center at Charter Oak Avenue.

           Passed

       

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for a scavenger hunt

         sponsored by the Hartbeat Ensemble at Pratt Street.

           Passed

       

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

         resolution 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 Keney

         Park.

           Passed

 

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

         resolution de Review of the recruitment and hiring procedures of the Hartford Police

         Department.

           Passed

 

FOR ACTION

24.      Ordinance amending Chapter 28, Article VI of Code de Economic Development

         Commission.

           Passed

    

25.      Ordinance concerning a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for

         construction, inspection and maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project. ($1,161,890).

           Passed

    

26.      Resolution de Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 158 and 162-164

         Ward Street to Rego Realty, Inc.

           Passed

 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

27.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $29,500,000 for Breakthrough Academy

         Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $2,950,000 Bonds of the City to meet the

         City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($29,500,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005  

         Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

 

28.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $36,450,000 for construction of Greater

         Hartford Classical Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $3,645,000 Bonds of the

         City to meet the City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the

         making of temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($36,450,400).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

         Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

 

29.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending an ordinance appropriating funds for Hartford Public

          High School and authorizing the issuance of $102,000,000 General Obligation Bonds to

         meet said appropriations. ($102,000,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

         Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

 

30.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance appropriating $36,950,400 for Pathways to Technology

         Magnet School and authorizing the issuance of $4,000,000 Bonds of the City to meeting the

          City's portion of said appropriation and pending the issuance thereof the making of

         temporary borrowings for such purpose. ($36,950,400).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

         Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

 

31.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance establishing the Committee on Veterans Gravesites.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article II, Division 1, Section 7-16(d) of

         Code de City services to public festivals.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article III of Code de Parades.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article II, Division 5, Section 22-113

         of Code de Attendants.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

 

35.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Article I, Section 26-8 of Code de

         Cemetery grave opening in City cemeteries shall be as follows.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

36.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-36.1 of Code de

         Designated vendor parking.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

37.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 29, Article I of Code de Public Safety

         Police Detail for Places of Public Amusement.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

 

38.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 31, Article I, Section 31-8(a) of Code de

         Lawful obstructions-Permit.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

 

39.     (MAYOR PEREZ) Ordinance amending Chapter 31, Article III, Section 31-87 (a) & (b) of

         Code de Streets and Sidewalks.

          HEARING DATE - Monday, September 19, 2005

          Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

RESOLUTIONS

40.     (MAYOR PEREZ) GE Capital Public Finance, Inc. de Authorization to enter into and

         execute a lease agreement to purchase vehicles and other equipment with.

           Passed

     

41.     (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY, BY REQUEST) Incident Case #03-23012, Detective

         Ramon Baez de Request for necessary resources to reinvestigate all Police action leading to

         and including this shooting.

           Passed

       

42.     (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) Police Department accreditation de Request to provide

         copies of the revised departmental policies and procedures and various other documents in

         preparation for.

          Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

   

43.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Union Place de Granting permission for street closure to

         hold Bourbon Street North Mardis Gras Party 2005 hosted by Bourbon Street North at.

           Passed

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

         to hold Block Party hosted by Vaughan's Public House at.

           Passed

    

45.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford's Illicit Drug Burden - Where to Put Our Resources

          Drug Conference de Acceptance of funds from the Aetna Foundation for.

           Passed

    

46.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Metzner Center de Waiver of half the fees and permission

         to serve food and beverages for United Way Day of Caring sponsored by the CT Coalition

         of Mutual Assistance Associations, Inc. at.

           Passed

    

47.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Tremont Street de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

         serve food and beverages and portion of street closure for Block Party sponsored by the

         West End Civic Association at.

           Passed

  

48.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) South Green Park de Waiver of half the fees for religious

         outreach services sponsored by Youth Challenge at.

           Passed

       

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

          serve snacks for Walk for 5K Walk for Youth sponsored by the Art of Living Foundation at.

           Passed

    

50.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Deerfield Avenue de Waiver of half the fees, permission to

          serve food and beverages and erect a tent for Block Party sponsored by the Neighborhoods

         of Hartford, Inc. at.

           Passed

      

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

         serve food and beverages and street closure for Walk for Cancer sponsored by American

         Cancer Society at.

           Passed

    

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

          close streets, vend food and alcohol and use City equipment for the Twelfth  Annual  United

          Technologies Greater Hartford Marathon and related activities sponsored by the Hartford

         Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

           Passed

    

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

          use Pavilion and vend food and beverages for 4th Annual Community Peace Festival

         sponsored by American Friends Service Committee-CT Office at.

           Passed

     

54.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Evergreen Avenue between de Waiver of half the fees,

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

         West End Civic Association at.

           Passed

   

55.     (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Pratt Street de Waiver of all fees and permission to close

         street for Women of Faith Convention sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council at.

           Passed

  

56.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) 1st Company Governor's Foot Guard de Waiver of half the

         fees for Governor's Foot Guard Parade sponsored by.

           Passed

           

57.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Columbus Celebration and Parade Committee de Waiver

         of half the fees for Annual Columbus Day Parade sponsored by.

           Passed

 

58.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Brotherhood of the Lord of Peru, Inc. de Waiver of half

         the fees for a religious procession sponsored by.

           Passed

 

59.     (COUNCILPERSON WINCH) Kenney Park de Wavier of half the fees and allocation of

         funds for the 12th Annual African American Parade sponsored by the African American

         Parade Day Committee, Inc. at.

           Withdrawn

60.     (Mayor Perez) Ordinance appropriating Funds for various public improvements and authorizing

            the issuance of $5,750,000 bonds of the City to meet the City's portion of said appropriation and

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

           HEARING DATE -Monday, September 19, 2005

         Referred to the Finance and Review Committee

59.     Mayor Perez, with accompanying resolution de continued participation in local, State and National

            efforts to provide as much needed assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina

           Passed

 

  

    Attest:

 

 

         Daniel M. Carey,

                        City Clerk