AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON  COUNCIL

                                                                       SEPTEMBER 8, 2003

CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                   ACTION  TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003
        
Referred to Housing Committee

3.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram

         CDBG funds from the ULO Account to the 29th Year Competitive Renovations and

            Improvements Projects Category for the Greater Hartford Association for Retarded Citizens,

            Inc. for its Elevator Renovation Project.
           
Passed

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

         City-owned vacant land located at 223 Wethersfield Avenue to the Capitol Region

         Education Council.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee 
 

5.       CITY MANAGER, with accompanying 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.
         
Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

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

         City's mortgage for property located at 129-131 Newbury Street to a financial institution.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

        Referred to Housing Committee
 

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee

 

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

        Referred to Housing Committee
 

10.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Acceptance of the Labor Board

         Arbitration Award for Library Bargaining Unit Personnel Increment.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee and Labor Committee
        

11.      CITY MANAGER, 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.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee and Housing Committee
      

12.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram

         CDBG funds from the ULO Account to the PY 29 CDBG Improvements Project

         Category to support the construction of a shelter at the Watkinson Community Garden.

         Passed
 

13.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to reprogram 28th

         Year CDBG funds from the Site Remediation Fund to My Sister's Place, Inc. and to

         execute a grant agreement with for 102-104 Pliny Street.

         Passed
 

14.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept funding

         from Connecticut Office of Emergency Management to assist in coordinating the City's

         Emergency Management Program.

         Passed
 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS (CONTINUED)

15.      CITY MANAGER, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to execute an

         easement to CL&P over City-owned property located at 170 Sisson Avenue to improve

         electrical system.

         Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Zoning Committee
 

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

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

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Housing Committee
 

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

         against the City of Hartford, as follows: Alice Stockton - $17,500.

         Passed

FROM TABLE

18.      Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Article V, Section 35-953 of Code regarding Off-Street

          Parking Obligations.

          Tabled           

REPORTS

19.      CITY PLAN COMMISSION de Ordinances discontinuing a portion of Vredendale

         Avenue and Sequassen Street.

         Received
 

20.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         amending Chapter 2, Article IV, Section 2-105 concerning Office of Information Services.

          (Creating Metro Hartford Information Services).

         Received
 

21.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for four LoCIP Projects.

         ($850,000).
       
Received

22.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance

         concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for five LoCIP Projects.

         ($2,000,000).
        
Received

        

23.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 324 Palm Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

             

24.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 662 Broadview Terrace to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

25.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 60-62 Kent Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

26.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 1963-1965 Broad Street to a

            financial institution.

         Passed
 

27.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 172 George Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

28.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 218-220 Blue Hills Avenue to a

         financial institution.

        Passed
 

29.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 24 Babcock Street to a financial

         institution.

       Passed
 

30.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Amendment of sale of

         City-owned property located at 184-186 Hungerford Street to John Anthony, LLC.

         Passed
 

31.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 294-296 Linnmoore Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

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REPORTS (CONTINUED)           

32.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 378-380 West Preston Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

33      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 114 Cumberland Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

34.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 161 Burnham Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

35.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 375-377 Blue Hills Avenue to a financial

         institution.

       Passed
 

36.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 77 Amity Street to a financial

         institution.

         Passed
 

37.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to

         subordinate City's mortgage for property located at 11 Bannister Street to a financial

         institution.

        Passed
 

38.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to program

         and allocate funds from Homeownership Initiative-Housing Counseling Pool to and

         execute agreements with Hartford Areas Rally Together and Urban League of Greater

            Hartford.

         Passed
 

39.      HOUSING COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Allocation of funds from

         Homeownership Initiative Pools to and execute agreement with the Neighborhoods of

         Hartford.

         Passed
 

40.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Request to change date for Third Annual Luis Ayala Festival.

         Passed
 

41.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Allocation of funds from the Hartford Trust Fund to Bushnell Park Foundation in

         support of the Overlook Project.       

         Passed
 

42.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Authorization to renew and amend license agreement with the Friends of

         Colt Park to operate a food concession at Colt Park.

         Passed
 

43.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees and use of City equipment for Faith Based Health, Education and

         Safety Fair sponsored by the Temple of God Church in collaboration with Community

         Health Network at Unity Plaza.

         Passed
 

44.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

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

         Festival sponsored by the Connecticut P.R.I.D.E. Committee at Riverfront Plaza.

         Passed
 

45.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for Peace Festival sponsored by American Friends Service

         Committee-CT at Bushnell Park.

         Passed
 

46.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of fees for Prayer Vigil sponsored by Trybeforce, Inc./Hartford Chapter Trybe

         Force, Inc. at Keney Park.

         Passed
 

47.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for Walkathon sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma

         Society at Riverfront Plaza.

           Passed
        

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REPORTS (CONTINUED)

48.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for Dog Obedience Trial sponsored by Nutmeg Water Dog Club,

         Inc. at Batterson Park.

         Passed
 

49.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees and permission to use the Pond House for Picnic sponsored by

         the Shri Krishna Mandir, Inc. at Goodwin Park.

         Passed
 

50.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

         Waiver of half the fees for the 8th Annual "Steppin Out" Step/Drill Competition

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

         Snell Weaver High School.

         Passed
 

51.      PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees, permission to fly the African American Heritage

         Flag at City Hall, display banners and use of City equipment for Tenth Annual African

            American Parade sponsored by the Connecticut African Day Committee, Inc. at Keney Park.

         Passed
 

52.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to contract with Attorney Elliot Spector to revise all

         Police Department policies and procedures.

        Passed
 

53.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de
            Coordination of a task force to explore the potential granting of Special Police Powers to City
            departments and private institutions.

           
Tabled

 54.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de               
            Taking necessary steps to have a radio for UConn Law School Police to communicate with the

            Hartford Police for emergency situations.
          

            Passed
 

FOR ACTION

55.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article IV, Section 2-105 de Office of Information

         Services. (Creating Metro Hartford Information Services).

         Passed
 

56.      Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for four

         LoCIP Projects. ($850,000).

         Passed
 

57.      Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for five LoCIP

          Projects. ($2,000,000).

         Passed
 

58.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article V, Division 9B, Section 2-286 de Commission

         on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues. (Established; Purpose and Duties).

         Passed
 

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

         Passed
 

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

60.       (CITY MANAGER) Ordinance amending Appendix, Section 31 of the Charter de Police

    Benefit Fund.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

61.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section

         27-36.1 of the Code regarding Designated Vendor Parking.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2003

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee
 

RESOLUTIONS

62.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs de

         Appointment of members to.

         Passed
 

63.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Commission on the Environment de Appointment of members to.

           Passed
 

64.      (MAYOR PEREZ) Local Questions de Authorization for Town Clerk to prepare texts.

           Passed
 

65.      (CITY MANAGER) Civic Center and City Place I de Authorization to include

         easement rights of.

          Passed

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                                                                                                                                         ACTION  TAKEN 

RESOLUTIONS (CONTINUED)

66.      (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for

         Nickelodeon's "Let Just Play Hartford" Event sponsored by Oasis Productions at.

          Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

67.       (COUNCILPERSON HORTON SHEFF AND DEPUTY MAYOR AIREY-WILSON) The
Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride de Mission support and encouragement of civic participation in.

           Passed
 

68.      (COUNCILPERSON KENNEDY) City-wide Science Fairs de Allocation of funds to

         the Hartford Public Schools for.
         

       Passed

69.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Madonna Dellelacrime 50th Anniversary Committee

         de Waiver of half the fees for religious procession sponsored by.
        

        Passed

70.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission

         to use City equipment and street closures for the Tenth Annual Aetna U.S. Healthcare

         Greater Hartford Marathon sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

71.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Pope Park de Waiver of half the fees for Family Fun

         Day sponsored by Charter Oak Health Center at.

         Passed

72.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) South Marshall Street de Waiver of half the fees and

         street closure for Block Party sponsored by the Salvation Army Marshall House at.

         Passed

73.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Colt Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of

         softball fields for Softball Tournament sponsored by M.D.C. Local 184 at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

74.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) 1st Company Governor's Foot Guard de Waiver of

         half the fees for Foot Guard Parade sponsored by.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

75.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) LAZ parking lot de Waiver of half the fees for Annual

          Hartford Brewfest sponsored by the Hartford Guides at.

          Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

76.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and use of

         City equipment for Memory Walk 2003 sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of

         Northern Connecticut at.

          Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

77.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Fourth

         Annual Sober Walkathon sponsored by the Connecticut Community for Addiction

         Recovery at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

78.      (COUNCILPERSON ROSSETTI) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Annual

         Children and Domestic Violence Awareness Exhibit sponsored by the Connecticut

         Coalition Against Domestic Violence at.

         Referred to Public Works and Parks Committee

79.      (COUNCILPERSONS ROSSETTI AND PAINTER) The Gathering Place de Allocation

          of funds for operational expenses to.

         Passed

80.      (COUNCILPERSON TORRES) Hispanic Senior Center de Allocation of funds from

         Health and Human Services for feasibility study for the.

             Passed

81.    (COUNCILPERSON TORRES) Substance Abuse Initiative de Developing a plan to create.

 Referred to Health, Human Services and Recreation Committee
 

             

    Attest:                                                                                 Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                                City Clerk

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

COMMUNICATIONS

82.   CORPORATION COUNSEL with accompnaying resolution de Settlement of Action
       against the City of Hartford: Jose Dessus - $10,000.00

        Passed

83.       DEPUTY CORPORATION COUNSEL de Request to enter into Executive Session
            to discuss litigation entitled Stack  v. City of Hartford, et al and Juan Morales v. City of
           Hartford.

           Received

84.       PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE, with
            accompanying substitute resolution de Authorization to amend lease with the
            Richardson Redo, LLC for the Richardson Building and any other documents
            related to the Mixmaster.

            Passed

85.       PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE, with
            accompanying  resolution de Authorization for expansion of previously approved Tax
            Assessment Fixing Agreement with 18 TEMPLE STREET, LLC for the former
            Sage Allen Site.

            Passed

86.       PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE de
           Authorization for sale of City-owned property located at 990 Wethersfield Avenue
           to Stephanie Properties, LLC.
          
Received

87.       PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE, with
            accompanying  resolution de Transfer of City-owned properties located at 4, 8, and 10
            Dorset Street to the Board of Education for expansion of Mary H. Hooker School
            Environmental Studies Outdoor Nature Center.

            Passed

88.       PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING COMMITTEE de
            Ordinances discontinuing a portion of Vredendale Avenue and Sequassen Street.

              Received

RESOLUTION

89.     (CORPORATION COUNSEL) Iris Garcia, fbo Solemarie ramos v. the City of Hartford
          de recission and reconsideration for settlement of the matter.

          Passed

90.     (CORPORATION COUNSEL) Craig v. Merritt, et al de Settlement of lawsuit.
        
         
Passed

91.    QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Authorization to do
         background checks of all CT P.O.S.T. certified officers prior to sending to
          Hartford Police Academy.

       Passed