AGENDA

                                                 MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

                                                                       SEPTEMBER 8, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

  CONSENT CALENDAR:

                                                                                                                                                  ACTION  TAKEN

COMMUNICATIONS

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

         funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) through its Health

         Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and to execute contracts and contract

         amendments in accordance with the Part A  of the Ryan White Treatment Modernization

         Act of 2006 Grant and contract with various providers to develop and implement the

         program.

         Passed

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

         funds from the State for Local Prevention Council Program.

         Passed

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization for the City to enter into

         a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Mr. Mahadeo Ajodhi for the property located at 18

         Chapin Street.

         HEARING DATE - Monday, September 15, 2008

         Referred to Housing Committee

4.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de 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.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

5.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into an Executive Session to discuss Janice Mendez v.

         City of Hartford.

         Received

6.       MAYOR PEREZ de Request to enter into an Executive Session to discuss Cornell Sweet v.

         Zachary Freeto, et al.

         Received

7.       HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Discussion regarding impact of

         community violence, health, safety and human services aspects, need for extension of

         community activities (hours and variety of services) for youth, elderly and all other ages.

         Received

8.       LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE de Update on Contract

         Compliance.

         Received

FROM TABLE

9.       Report de Adoption of policy to protect tenants and landlords against tenant/landlord

         harassment.

         Tabled

REPORTS

10.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance authorizing

         the execution and delivery of interest Rate Agreement on outstanding General Obligation

         Bonds of the City.

         Received

11.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning

         a supplemental appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for improvements to the

         Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center.

         Received

12.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2A,  Article I, Section 2A-5(10)(d) of Code concerning Definitions. (HMEA

         Employees).

          Received

13.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-28 of Code concerning HMEA provisions.
         Received

14.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Authorization to enter into a certain Master Lease Agreement with GE Capital

          Public Finance, Inc. to purchase vehicles, software, equipment and services for various City

         departments to improve operations.

         Passed

15.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         resolution de Approval of a supplemental agreement to the Joint Ownership Agreement in

         connection with the ownership and operation of the Morgan Street Garage between the

         State, City and Hartford Parking Authority.

         Passed

16.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Waiver of permit fee for valet parking application for the Amistad

         Center for Arts and Culture Annual Gala at Wadsworth Atheneum.

         Passed

17.      OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying

         substitute resolution de Waiver of permit fee for valet parking application for the

         Wadsworth's Annual Gala at Wadsworth Atheneum.

         Passed

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

         resolution de Waiver of half the fees and prohibition of advertisement for carnival

         sponsored by the Coleman Brothers Show and Friends of Pope Park at Pope Park.

         Passed

19.      QUALITY OF LIFE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending

         Chapter 22, Article III of Code de Definitions. (Pocket Bikes, Mini Bikes, Mini Cycles, Mini

          Sport Bikes, Mini Motorcycles, Mini Dirt Bikes, Chopper Scooters, Motor Scooters and

         Bicycles With Helper Motors).

         Received

20.      LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de Update of City

         Council Rules regarding vetoed items.

         Tabled

FOR ACTION

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

         the job and to be placed in Bushnell Park.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

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

         through the Office of Youth Services.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

23.      Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of interest rate agreement on outstanding

         General Obligation Bonds of the City.

         Passed

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

         improvements to the Kelvin Anderson/Parker Memorial Center.

         Passed

25.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article I, Section 2A-5 (10) of Code de Definitions.

         (HMEA Employees).

         Passed

26.      Ordinance amending Chapter 2A, Article II, Section 2A-28 of Code de HMEA provisions.

         Passed

27.      Substitute ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article III of Code de Definitions. (Pocket Bikes,

          Mini Bikes, Mini Cycles, Mini Sport Bikes, Mini Motorcycles, Mini Dirt Bikes, Chopper

         Scooters, Motor Scooters and Bicycles With Helper Motors).

         Passed

28.      Report de Waiver of half the fees and permission to use City equipment and serve food and

         beverages for Indepence Day of Colombia sponsored by Grupo Integracion Colombia at Colt

         Park.

         Passed

29.      Report de Waiver of half the fees, use of City equipment, permission to vend food and

beverages and street closures for Gospel Festival sponsored by Lift Every Voice and Sing
Organization at Bushnell Park.

          Passed

30.      Resolution de Allocation of funds from the Civic and Cultural Account to Scapegoat Garden

         Dance Company.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

RESOLUTIONS

31.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren de Appointment of

         members to.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

32.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Sean P. Arena de Reappointment to the Hartford Redevelopment

         Agency.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

33.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Imani Zito de Appointment to the Advisory Commission on the

         Environment.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

34.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Melvin L. Crockett de Appointment to the Civilian Police Review Board.

         Postponed until 09/22/08        

35.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Melvin D. Pettigrew de Reappointment to the Greater Hartford Transit

         District.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

36.      (MAYOR PEREZ)  Pratt Street de Authorization to enter into a Memorandum of

         Agreement (MOA) with Aetna for the ownership of.

         Referred to Planning and Economic Development Committee

37.      (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES)  Juan Castillo Latin-American Basketball League de

         Allocation of funds from the Health and Human Services Department-Recreation Services

         Contractual Account and to enter into contact with to maintain programs provided by.

         Referred to Operations, Management and Budget Committee

38.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON)  Shot Spotter de Request to acquire the technology

         of.

         Referred to Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee

39.      (COUNCILWOMAN AIREY-WILSON, COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS
 BOUCHER AND RITTER)  Bikeway/greenway system de Request to the State to release bond
funds for.

         Passed

40.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and street closures

         for the Corporate 5K sponsored by the Connecticut Special Olympics at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

41.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  The Salvation Army Marshall House de Waiver of half the

         fees and street closures for Marshall House Block Party sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

42.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees for Walk in Our

         Footsteps sponsored by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

43.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  The Church of God Pentecost de Waiver of half the fees and

          street closures for the Christian Parade sponsored by.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

44.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Goodwin Park de Waiver of half the fees, permission to use

         City equipment and serve food for the Memory Walk sponsored by the Alzheimer's

         Association at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

45.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Bushnell Park 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

46.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Keney Park de Waiver of half the fees for the Take Back

         the Park event sponsored by the Hartford City Mission at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

47.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  158 Affleck Street 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

48.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

49.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  South Green Park 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

50.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Granby and Cornwall Streets Intersection de Granting

         permission to International Foundation to place a monument and fence on Marcus Garvey

         Triangle located at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

51.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Vine Street between Albany Avenue and Mather Street 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

52.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Meadow Street between Ledyard and Locust Streets 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

53.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Elizabeth Park 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.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

54.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Office of Cultural Affairs de Release of funds for upcoming
 programming earmarked within the Civic and Cultural Engagement Account for use by.

         Passed

55.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Sigourney Square Park de Waiver of half the fees and

         permission to use stage for Sigourney Square Family Festival of Asylum Hill sponsored by

         LifeTime Solutions at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

56.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Sigourney Square Park de Waiver of half the fees for an

         outdoor religious services sponsored by Bibleway Temple Nation at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

57.      (COUNCILPERSON COTTO)  Barnard Park de Waiver of half the fees for religious services

          sponsored by La Iglesia de Dios, Inc. at.

         Referred to the Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

58.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  City Board and Library Retirees de Request by the Court of
Common Council for review by the Internal Audit Commission of the initial process, monitoring,
evaluation and projected impact changes in premium share proposals upon the City and .

         Referred to Labor and Workforce Development Committee

59.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Retirees medical premiums de Reaffirming of intentions that

         any plans be submitted prior to implementation for final approval of.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

60.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Freedom of Information Commission Ruling de Request to review
the question of further appeal against.

         Postponed until 09/22/08

61.      (COUNCILMAN DEUTSCH)  Blue Hills and Mark Twain Branches of the Hartford Public
Library de Allocation of funds for reopening of.

         Withdrawn

62.      (COUNCILMAN KENNEDY)  Charter Revision Commission de Appointment of members

         to.

         Referred to Legislative Affairs Committee

63.     (COUNCIL PRESIDENT TORRES, COUNCILPERSONS WINCH, BOUCHER, SEGARRA AND RITTER) 

         Blue Hills and Mark Twain Branches of the Hartford Public Library de Allocation of funds from the Council's

         Cultural and Civic Affairs Account for the reopening and operations of.

         Passed

64.     (COUNCILPERSON SEGARRA)  Hartford Charter de Compliance of.

         Passed

        

    Attest:

                                                                                               Daniel M. Carey,

                                                                                              City Clerk