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Common Council Regular Meeting 20141210 1900

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

 December 10, 2014

2014 BENEFITS ARE ENDLESS AWARDS/ WINNERS PRESENTATION

OTHER AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 8, 2014 AND

REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 22, 2014.

 

PETITIONS

 

PLEASE REVIEW THE AREA AT THE CORNER OF CHAPMAN STREET AND RHODES STREET FOR POSSIBILITY OF A FOUR WAY INTERSECTION WITH PROPER STOP SIGNS.  RESIDENTS ARE COMPLAINING THAT THE AREA IS A HAZARD. D. SALERNO
PLEASE REVIEW THE “NO PARKING” SIGN STATUS NEAR 210 BASSETT STREET.  THERE ARE SOME CONCERNS ON HOW PARKING TICKETS ARE GIVEN OUT AND WHETHER THERE IS STILL A NEED FOR THE “NO PARKING” SIGNS ANY LONGER.         D. SALERNO
 

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

 

**CONSENT AGENDA

REPORTS

 

CITY CLERK

 

**A.)  ITEM #     CLAIMS FOR INJURIES AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF CLAIMS.

 

CITY PLAN COMMISSION

 

**B.)  32911       RESPONSE TO PETITION 32911.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION OF THE GRANTING OF A CERTIFICATE OF LOCATION APPROVAL FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER AND REPAIRER’S LICENSE FOR PROPERTY AT 77 SOUTH STREET.

 

OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL

 

**C.)  ITEM #     GINA SANDU V CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.  PURPOSE:  SETTLEMENT OF SUIT AGAINST THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.

 

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

 

**D.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID 3807.  PURPOSE:  REMOVAL OF TWO OLD AIR COMPRESSORS AND INSTALLATION OF TWO NEW AIR COMPRESSORS AT THE SHUTTLE MEADOW AND WESEL GATE HOUSES AND A FIVE YEAR SERVICE CONTRACT.

 

**E.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID 3808.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF #2 FUEL OIL FROM DIME OIL COMPANY AT A DIFFERENTIAL RATE OF $0.0522 OVER THE NEW HAVEN HARBOR PRICE AT THE TIME OF DELIVERY AND TO SWITCH TO A FIXED RATE WHEN PRICES INCREASE.           

 

**F.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID 3809.  PURPOSE:  ON-CALL UTILITY CONTRACTOR FOR 2015 AND 2016 FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, UTILITIES DIVISION.

 

**G.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF SNOW OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN FROM MANNING NAVCOMP, INC. FOR $15,948.00.

 

**H.)  ITEM #     PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH QUALITY DATA SERVICE, INC. FOR $353,498.00 FOR NEW ASSESSOR AND TAX COLLECTOR SOFTWARE SYSTEM, ANNUAL SOFTWARE SUPPORT AND SERVICES AND WEB HOSTING.

 

**I.)  ITEM #       COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  REPLACE AND UPGRADE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL SYSTEM AT CITY HALL FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT DIVISION.

 

**J.)  ITEM #      ON-CALL ENGINEERING SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  FUSS & O’NEILL TO CREATE CONCEPT DESIGNS AND BID SPECIFICATIONS FOR STREETSCAPES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, PHASE IV.

           

**K.)  ITEM #     ON-CALL ENGINEERING SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  FUSS & O’NEILL TO CREATE CONCEPT DESIGNS, ESTIMATE COSTS AND CREATE BID SPECIFICATIONS FOR STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, PHASE V.

 

**L.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE TASER CARTRIDGES AND TASER BATTERIES FROM TASER INTERNATIONAL FOR $14,497.50 FOR THE NEW BRITAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

**M.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF MARKING CARTRIDGES OF VARIOUS COLORS FOR PISTOLS AND RIFLES AND FRANGIBLE CARTRIDGES FROM DEDHAM SPORTSMAN CENTER/AA POLICE SUPPLY FOR $2,653.00 FOR THE NEW BRITAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

**N.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF RIFLE, SHOTGUN AND PISTOL AMMUNITION FROM JUREK BROTHERS, INC. FOR $33,145.95 FOR THE NEW BRITAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

**O.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF RIFLE AND PISTOL AMMUNITION FROM EAGLE POINT GUN/TJ MORRIS & SON FOR $19,289.79 FOR THE NEW BRITAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

**P.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF SMOKE GRENADES, DOOR LOCK BREACHERS AND RIOT CONTROL SPRAY FROM WITMER PUBLIC SAFETY GROUP, INC. FOR $6,731.51 FOR THE NEW BRITAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BUILDING SERVICES

 

**Q.)  32928      RESPONSE TO PETITION 32928.  PURPOSE:  INSPECTION OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 288 & 292 MONROE STREET AND 110 VANCE STREET.

 

TAX DEPARTMENT

 

**R.)  ITEM #     TAX ABATEMENTS, CORRECTIONS AND REFUNDS

 

REPORTS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

 

ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND LAW

 

**S.)  32925       RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION 32925.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION TO AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES, SEC. 3-11, SIGNS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS. 

 

 

COMMITTEE ON PLANNING, ZONING AND HOUSING

 

**T.)  32911       RESPONSE TO PETITION 32911.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION FOR GRANTING OF CERTIFICATE OF LOCATION APPROVAL TO ALLOW A MOTOR VEHICLE GENERAL REPAIRER’S AND DEALER’S LICENSE FOR PROPERTY AT 77 SOUTH STREET.

 

**U.)  32924       RESPONSE TO PETITION 32924.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION OF THE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 48 PROSPECT STREET.

 

 

**V.)  32926       RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION 32926.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION OF THE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 12 GILBERT STREET.

 

**W.)  32927      RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION 32927.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION OF THE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 14 GILBERT STREET.

 

RESOLUTIONS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

 

1.)  32925          AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  AMENDMENT TO SEC. 3-11 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING SIGNS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.

                        C. CARLOZZI, JR., D. DEFRONZO, E. SANCHEZ, M. TRUEWORTHY

 

2.)  32924          CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH PETER LEMNOTIS OF POPCO LLC FOR THE PROPERTY AT 48 PROSPECT STREET. 

                        M. TRUEWORTHY

 

3.)  32926          CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF NEW BRITAIN FOR PROPERTY AT

                        12 GILBERT STREET.  S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO

 

4.)  32927          CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF NEW BRITAIN FOR PROPERTY AT

                        14 GILBERT STREET.  S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO

 

NEW RESOLUTIONS

 

5.)  ITEM #        SEASONS GREETINGS.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

 

6.) ITEM #         BEAVER STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT NO 88-174.  PURPOSE: ENVIRONMENTAL LAND USE RESTRICTION FOR THE PROPERTY FORMERLY KNOWN AS 246 BEAVER STREET. C. CARLOZZI, JR., E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. NAPLES,

                        E. SANCHEZ

 

7.) ITEM #         NEW BRITAIN BIKE TRAILS TO HARTFORD CTFASTRAK BUSWAY GRANT.  PURPOSE: ASSIST IN THE CONNECTION OF A.W. STANLEY PARK, STANLEY QUARTER PARK, WALNUT HILL PARK AND WILLOW BROOK PARK TO CTFASTRAK FOR RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE PURPOSES.  S. BLACK, D. DEFRONZO, J. GIANTONIO, E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. SALERNO

 

8.) ITEM #         LOCAL 871 – NEW BRITAIN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS.  PURPOSE: APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN AND LOCAL 871.

                        W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO, D. SALERNO, E. SANCHEZ

 

9.) ITEM #         GRANT FUNDED PERSONNEL PERFORM SERVICES WITHIN THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  PURPOSE: MINIMIZING THE RISK OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES THROUGH AWARENESS, IDENTIFICATION, TREATMENT AND INTERVENTION.  A. PLATOSZ

10.) ITEM #       OBESITY IN SCHOOL AGED CHILDRED.  PURPOSE: AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH UCONN CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH POLICY FOR DATA ANALYSIS SERVICES.  A. PLATOSZ

 

11.) ITEM #       JOINT FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIORS.  PURPOSE: WATER RESOURCES INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF SURFACE WATER DATA AT THE STREAM-GAGING STATION LOCATED IN BURLINGTON.  A. PLATOSZ

 

12.) ITEM #       CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE: PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH RAYMOND J. AKOURY, COMMERCIAL DESIGN BUILDERS, LLC, FOR 57 COURT STREET.  M. TRUEWORTHY

 

13.) ITEM #       COVANTA BRISTOL, INC.  PURPOSE: SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR DAMAGES ASSOCIATED WITH THE 2014 TURBINE-GENERATOR OUTAGE AT THE BRISTOL RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITY OPERATED BY COVANTA. 

                        C. CARLOZZI, JR., E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. NAPLES, E. SANCHEZ

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

32554                    RESOLUTION RE:  APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF

                             NEW BRITAIN AND LOCAL 1186.

                             TABLED 11/13/2013

 

32697                                                               REPORT OF PURCHASING DEPT. RE: ON CALL ENGINEERING SERVICES – LANDFILL AND RECYCLING CENTER COMPLIANCE MONITORING – PUBLIC WORKS DEPT.

                             TABLED 04/23/2014

 

32767                    RESOLUTION RE:  FISCAL YEAR 2015 COMMUNITY SERVICES BUDGET AMENDMENTS.

                             TABLED 06/11/2014

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