AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      SEPTEMBER 22, 2003

 

 

THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 9, 2002, THE RECESSED MEETING OF DECEMBER 8 AND THE REGULAR MEETINGS OF JANUARY 13, 2003, JANUARY 27, FEBRUARY 10, FEBRUARY 24, MARCH 10, MARCH 24, APRIL 14 AND APRIL 28, WERE APPROVED.

CONSENT CALENDAR:                                                                                                                                         

HEARING

1.       Ordinance changing the zone classification on the west side of Windsor Street between

         Pavilion and Battles Streets from the present C-1 to the I-2 District.

         Hearing Held   

COMMUNICATIONS

2.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 2790 Main Street to Thomas Armstrong.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee.
 

3.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant lot located at 14-16 Westland Street to Providian Builders.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Housing Committee
 

4.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant lot located at 49 Sanford Street to Providian Builders.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Housing Committee
 

5.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 236 Collins Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

           Referred to the Housing Committee
 

6.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to subordinate

         City's mortgage for property located at 50 Ashley Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Housing Committee

 

7.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned vacant lot located at 17 Auburn Street to Providian Builders.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Housing Committee
 

8.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for sale of

         City-owned property located at 149-153 Mather Street to Temple of Prayer and

            Worship Church.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

        Referred to the Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee.
 

9.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept from the

         Hartford Food System reimbursement associated with recreation staff driving costs

          for youth participants to the Holcomb Farm Program in Granby.

         Passed
 

10.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Agreement between the City and

         the Communication Workers of America, Local 1298 for a new job description and

         salary range for the position of Director of Emergency Management.

           Passed
 

11.      CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de Settlement of Action

         against the City of Hartford, as follows: Charles R. Horn - $10,000.

          Passed
 

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

         discuss pending claim and potential litigation.

         Passed

FROM TABLE

13.      Report de Coordination of a Task Force to explore the potential granting of special

         Police powers to City departments and private institutions.

        Tabled

 

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REPORTS

14.      CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinance changing the zone classification on the west

          side of Windsor Street between Pavilion and Battles Streets from the present C-1 to the

         I-2 District.
       
         Received
 

15.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with two (2)

         accompanying resolutions de Authorization to enter into two (2) lease agreements with

          Resun Leasing Incorporated for relocatable modular classrooms at Burr and Parkville

         Schools.

         Passed

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with four (4)

         accompanying resolutions de Authorization to designate four (4) institutions as new

         Qualified Public Depositories (QPD) of the City.

         Passed
 

17.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Allocation of funds for supporting operational expenses of

         Hartford Construction Jobs Initiative.

         Passed
                                                                                                                                              

18.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Creating Task Force to examine Deferred Retirement Option Program for

         Police Officers.

        Received 
 

19.       OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of Home Program funds to the Community Builders, Inc. for the

          acquisition and renovation of one hundred (100) rental housing units in the

         Northeast neighborhood.

         Received
 

20.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Authorization to enter into contract with State and

         subcontract with the Hispanic Health Council and the Bristol Community

         Organization for expansion of Regional services under the Healthy Start Program.

          Passed

21.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Authorization to

         do background checks of all Connecticut P.O.S.T. Certified Officers prior to sending to

         Hartford Police Academy.

        Received 

22.      HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION COMMITTEE, with

         accompanying substitute resolution de  Developing a plan to create Substance Abuse

         Initiative.

         Passed

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

         City-owned property located at 271-273 Laurel Street to Mechanical Design Services,

            LLC.

         Passed

24.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 23-25 Garfield Street  to a financial

            institution.            

         Passed

25.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located 129-131 Newbury Street to a financial

            institution.

         Passed

26.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 40 Burlington Street to a financial

            institution.

         Passed
 

27.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 78 Ashford Street to a financial

            institution.

         Passed
 

28.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 45-47 Rowe Avenue to a financial

            institution.

        Passed

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REPORTS (CONTINUED)

29.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of Home

         Program funds to the Community Builders, Inc. for the acquisition and renovation of

         one hundred (100) rental housing units in the Northeast neighborhood.

         Received

30.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 811 Tower Avenue to a financial

            institution.

            Passed

31.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Establishment of No

         Freeze Policy to make additional temporary shelter available during inclement weather.        

         Received

32.      PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR de Ordinance discontinuing a portion of Vredendale

         Avenue.

         Received

33.       PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR de Ordinance discontinuing a portion of Sequassen
Street.

         Received

34.      PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR de Ordinance changing the zone classification on the

         west side of Windsor Street between Pavilion and Battles Streets from the present C-1

         to the I-2 District.   

         Received                                                                                                                                               

FOR ACTION

35.      Report de Creating a contract with John Kulick to resume Park River Tours.

         Postponed  

36.      Ordinance discontinuing a portion of Vredendale Avenue.

         Passed

37.      Ordinance discontinuing a portion of Sequassen Street.

         Passed

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

38.      (COUNCILPERSON TORRES) Ordinance amending Chapter 25, Section 25-14 of

         Code de Alarm System Registration.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee
 

39.      (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance amending Chapter XVII, Section 3 (bii) of the Charter de

          Pensions. (Pension benefits for all non-bargaining unit Police Officers and Firefighters).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003
 

         Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee

 

RESOLUTIONS

40.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Jane Christine Bourns de Offering condolences to the

          family and celebrating the accomplishments of.
        
         
Passed
 

41.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Grandparents raising grandchildren de

         Reaffirmation of commitment to and dedication to enhancing policies for.

         Passed
 

42.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) 680 Blue Hills Avenue de Waiver of half the fees and

         use of City equipment for Third Annual PraisePower 2003 "Souled Out for Jesus"

         sponsored by Blackwell Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church at.

            Passed

43.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Oxford Street de Waiver of half the fees and street

         closure for Block Party sponsored by Jill Barrett at.

         Passed

44.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for 10th

         Anniversary of Pen Pal Program between Tootin' Hills School of West Simsbury and

         Barnard Brown School at.

         Passed

45.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees for Annual

         Fall Foliage Festival and Flea Market sponsored by the Friends of Goodwin Park at.

        Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

 

46.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Brotherhood Lord of Miracles of Peru Inc. de Waiver

         of half the fees for Procession sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

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RESOLUTIONS (CONTINUED)

47.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Walk

         sponsored by the American Diabetes Association at.

        Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

 

48.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for 5 Mile

         Walking Event sponsored by the American Cancer Society at.

        Referred to the Public Works  and Parks Committee
 

49.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

          advertise for Carnival sponsored by the Coleman Brothers Show at.

        Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee
 

50.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Columbus Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of

         City equipment for Annual Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Columbus

         Celebration Committee at.

        Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee

 

51.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Youth Challenge Ministry de Waiver of half the fees

         for Procession sponsored by.                       

         Passed
 

52.       (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission

    to advertise for the Coleman Brothers Show sponsored by the Friends of Pope Park at.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee
 

53.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, use of City

         equipment and permission to sell alcohol for SportsFest Hartford sponsored by Hats Off

          Communications at.

         Referred to the Public Works and Parks Committee
 

54.      (COUNCILPERSONS  ROSSETTI AND PAINTER) First Night Hartford, Inc. de

         Allocation of funds to.

         Passed

     

    Attest:                         

                                                     Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                             City Clerk

 

 
 

 


INLAND WETLANDS AGENCY MEETING

 September 22, 2003

 

 REPORT:

 1a.                 PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE,

with accompanying resolution from Councilperson Horton Sheff de Application

by WE 75 Brainard, LLC for Wetlands permit for filling, excavation or other

alteration for expansion of a parking lot located at 75-121 Brainard Road.                           

                   Passed

 

                  Attest:

 

                                                                                             DANIEL M. CAREY,
                                                                             
               Clerk of the Agency.
      

 

COMMUNICATIONS

55.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorizing an amendment to the Trust

            Indenture securing the Mortgage Revenue Bonds (“Underwood Project”), 1983 Series A and

            an Assignment of-the-right to purchase such Bonds in lieu-of-redemption.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

56.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to pay Capital Region

    Workforce Development Board for Summer Youth Employment and Training Program.

         Withdrawn
 

57.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to enter into and execute

    any and all loan documents with HUD and any developer for Section 108 Loan Application for

    hotel component of Adriaen’s  Landing Project.              

         Passed
 

58.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to convey land by

    quit-claim deed known as Billings Forge located at 210-222 Lawrence Street and any

    appurtenances thereto, to Urban Renewal Team, LLC.

            HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2003

         Referred to the Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

59.       DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL, with accompanying resolution de Settlement of Action

         against the City of Hartford, as follows: Jennifer Pearl - $3,500.

            Passed

 

        

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                                City Clerk

 

WALKED IN:

60.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Acceptance of the Labor Board Arbitration

              award for Library bargaining unit personnel increment.

          Received

61.      John M. (Jack) Bailey de offering condolences to the family and celebrating accomplishments of.

           Passed