AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                      SEPTEMBER 22, 2008

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

1.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and

         Cultural Account and execute a contract agreement with the Parkville Business Association

         for the maintaining and continued regeneration of the Parkville area.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

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

         and agreement with Hartford Economic Development Corporation (HEDCo) Business

         Resource Center Program.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Justice

         Assistance Grant (JAG) from the State Office of Justice Program for the Police Department.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the SMART

         Sex Offender Management Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for the Police

         Department to track, monitor and apprehend violators OF Sex Offender Registration and

         Notification Act (SORNA).

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram Community

          Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Unspecified Local Options (ULO) funds for the

         improvement of Keney Park Pond House and Pope Park Phase III.

           Passed

6.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Weed &

Seed Continuation Grant from the U. S. Department of Justice to continue the Weed & Seed
Programs.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

7.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to apply for and accept

         funds from the State for the Police Department 2008 Quality of Life Initiative Program.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

8.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into Executive Session to discuss Daniel Albert v. City

         of Hartford, et al.

           Received

9.       LIVING WAGE TASK FORCE de Recommendations from.

         Received

FROM TABLE

10.      Report de Update of City Council Rules regarding vetoed items.

         Passed

REPORTS

11.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Scapegoat Garden

         Dance Company.

         Passed

12.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-

         Recreation Services Contractual Account and to enter into contract with to maintain

         programs provided by Juan Castillo Latin-American Basketball League.

         Withdrawn

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

         Authorization to allocate funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Cultural

         and Civic Affairs Contract Account and to enter into contract with HARC pending review of

          the program scope of services and availability of funds for Greater Hartford Association for

         Retarded Citizens, Inc.

         Passed

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

         Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Opus, Inc.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for the Corporate 5K sponsored by

         the Connecticut Special Olympics at Bushnell Park.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for Marshall House Block Party

         sponsored by the Salvation Army Marshall House.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for Walk in Our Footsteps sponsored by the

         Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence at Bushnell Park.

         Postponed

18.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying
resolution
de Waiver of half the fees and street closures for the Christian Parade sponsored
by the Church of God Pentecost.

         Postponed

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

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

         closures and use of City equipment for Latino Fest 2008 sponsored by the Hacemos

         Scholarship Foundation at Bushnell Park.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for the Take Back the Park event sponsored by the

         Hartford City Mission at Keney Park.

         Postponed

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

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

         Community Garden Picnic sponsored by Broad/Park Development and the Hartford Public

         Library at 158 Affleck Street.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the basketball court and serve

         food and beverages for Summer Outing sponsored by the Liberty Christian Center

         International Church at Elizabeth Park.

         Postponed

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

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

         Evangelical Campaign Outreaching for the Vision of Christ 2008 sponsored by Ebenezer

         Pentecostal Church at South Green Park.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Granting permission to International Foundation to place monument and fence

          on Marcus Garvey Triangle located at Granby and Cornwall Streets Intersection.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to close street, serve food and use stage for

         community street fest sponsored by Liberty Christian Center International Church at Vine

         Street between Albany Avenue and Mather Street.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food, alcohol, use of stage and

         closure of street for fundraiser for hit and run victim sponsored by the Barrio Riders and the

         Pit Stop at Meadow Street between Ledyard and Locust Streets.

         Postponed

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

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

         for Green BBQ/Happy Hour sponsored by Knox Parks at Elizabeth Park.

         Passed

28.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying
resolution
de Waiver of half the fees for and permission to use stage for Sigourney Square
Family Festival of Asylum Hill sponsored by Lifetime Solutions at  Sigourney Square Park.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for an outdoor religious service sponsored by Bibleway

         Temple Nation at Sigourney Square Park.

         Postponed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees for religious services sponsored by La Iglesia de dios,

         Inc. at. Barnard Park.

         Postponed

31.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution                      TO BE WITHDRAWN

de Withdrawal of the resolution concerning authorization to enter into a Memorandum of
Agreement-MOA) with the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for the Regional Emergency
Operation
Plan and Regional Emergency Preparedness Spending Plan.

        

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

         de Request to acquire the technology of shot spotter.

         Postponed

33.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning a supplemental

         appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for the construction, inspection, and

         maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project.

         Passed

34.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Renaming of Forster Heights Park as Victor Jarm Playground.

         Passed

35.      PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Super

          imposing the name of Richard Weaver-Bey Way on the Corner of Garden Street Between Albany

         Avenue and Mather Street.

         Passed

FOR ACTION

36.      Report de Approval for the permanent monument commemorating worker's killed while on

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Postponed

37.      Report de Authorization to approve funding for the school-community partnerships,

         through the Office of Youth Services.

         Referred to Education Committee

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

         the construction, inspection and maintenance of the Riverwalk North Project.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

39.      Resolution de Appointment of members to Commission on Grandparents Raising

         Grandchildren.

         Passed

40.      Resolution de Reappointment of members to the Hartford Redevelopment Agency.

          Passed

41.      Resolution de Appointment of Craig Mergins to the Advisory Commission on the

         Environment.

         Passed

42.      Resolution de Appointment of Melvin L. Crockett to the Civilian Police Review Board.

         Passed

43.      Resolution de Reappointment of members to the Greater Hartford Transit District.

         Passed

44.      Resolution de Reaffirming of intentions that any plans be submitted prior to implementation

          for final approval of retirees medical premiums.

         Failed

45.      Resolution de Request to review the question of further appeal against Freedom of

         Information Commission ruling.

          Withdrawn

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

46.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance appropriating $790,000 for construction of student

         bathrooms at Bulkeley High School and authorizing the issuance of $190,000 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. ($790,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

47.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance amending and ordinance making appropriations for various

         school projects aggregating $92,500,000 and authorizing the issuance of $31,000,000 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. ($92,500,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

48.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance  appropriating $1,100,000 for renovations to the Bulky

         Waste and Recycling transfer Center and authorizing the issuance of  $1,100,000 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. ($1,100,000).

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

49.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ordinance de Procurement.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, October 20, 2008

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

50.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Mark A. Reaves de Appointment to the Fair Rent Commission.

         Postponed

51.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Imani Zito de Appointment to the Advisory Commission on Food Policy.

         Postponed

52.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Constance Belton Green de Appointment to the Hartford Public Library

          Board of Directors.

         Passed

53.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Ethics Commission de Appointment of member to.

         Withdrawn

54.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Soccer Task Force de Appointment of members to.

         Passed

55.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Fourth Quarter Report de Acceptance of.

         Referred to Committee of the Whole

56.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Procurement Regulations de Adoption of.

         Withdrawn

57.      (COUNCILMAN BOUCHER)  Public cemetery improvements de Identifying funds for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

58.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND WINCH)  West End Community Center de Identifying
CDBG recaptured funds for the renovation of.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

59.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER AND WINCH)  Columbus Day Parade and

         Celebration de Allocation of funds to the Italian American Celebration Committee and

         waiver of half the fees, permission to serve food and beverages and street closures for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee        

60.      (COUNCILPERSONS BOUCHER, WINCH, DEUTSCH AND RITTER)  Sheff movement de
Support and Identifying funds to match funds from various foundations to provide support for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

61.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  The First Company Governor's Foot Guard de Waiver of

         half the fees and street closures for Rochambeau Day sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

62.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park de Waiver of half the fees and permission to

         use stage for the Adventist Youth Program sponsored by the Grace Seventh Day Adventist

         Church at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

63.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Brainard Airport de Waiver of half the fees for the Veterans

         Salute sponsored by the Department of Connecticut Veterans of Foreign Wars at.

         Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

64.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Hartford Jaycee's Soccer Program de Identifying funds for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

65.      (COUNCILPERSONS RITTER, KENNEDY, AIREY-WILSON, DEUTSCH AND COTTO)
Blue Hills Civic Association de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account for
the continuation of the Homeownership Counseling Program by.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

66.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Minority Contract Council de Identifying unspecified funds

         to provide partial funding to enhance the workforce empowerment efforts of.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

67.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Hartford Organizing for Power and Equality de Identifying

         unspecified funds to provide partial funding to enhance the outreach capability of.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

68.      (COUNCILWOMAN WINCH)  Ebony Horsewomen de Identifying unspecified funds to

         provide partial funding to.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

69.      Juan Castillo Latin American Basketball de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

70.       Charter Revision de Appointment of members to, as amended.

         Passed

71.     Ordinance establishing outside counsel for the Court of Common Council.

          Failed

72.        Operations and Management & Budget Committee de Discussion of holding a series of special meeting to
discuss the City’s Budget by.

          Passed

73      Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission (LPRAC) de Opposing of firing Fernando Betancourt by the.

          Tabled

74.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Acceptance of donation of two Specialized Stumpjumper
bicycles by Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance, Inc., Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Demko and RE
Asset Management for the expressed use of the Hartford Police Officers patrolling the Northwest Division.

          Passed

75.       Martin Luther King Junior Soccer League de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Affairs Account for.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

76.       Immigrant Appreciation Month de Designating of.

         Passed

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk