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Common Council Regular Meeting 20140226

REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

February 26, 2014

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Approval of Minutes from Regular Meeting of January 8, 2014, Special Meeting of January 22, 2014 and Regular Meeting of January 22, 2014.

PETITIONS

1. Please conduct an investigation of parking problems on Torkom Drive.  Parking ordinances are being ignored.  Residents have complained about nuisance parking by Torkom Drive residents and non-residents of trucks of all kinds and cars.   L. Salvio

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

**CONSENT AGENDA

REPORTS

CITY CLERK

**A.)  Claims for injuries and/or property damage.  Purpose:  Receipt of Claims.

OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL

**B.)  James Scalise, Jr. v. City of New Britain.  Purpose:  Settlement of suit against the City of New Britain.

**C.)  Celeste L. Rivera v. City of New Britain.  Purpose:  Settlement of suit against the City of New Britain.
    
 
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

**D.)  Line Item Transfers within a department’s budget for the period January 16, 2014 through February 4, 2014.  Purpose:  Transfer of monies from one line item to another within their departmental budget.

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

**E.)  On-Call Engineering Services.  Purpose:  Professional Services for Corbin Avenue and Elam Street Pump Station Improvements.

**F.)  Professional Services.  Purpose:  Agreement for professional watershed forestry management services with Connwood Foresters and Ferrucci and Walicki, for the New Britain Public Works Department, Utilities Division.

**G.)  Cooperative Purchasing.  Purpose:  Annual fire alarm system testing, inspection and full service contract for
the Public Works Department, Utilities Division’s filter plant, administration building and pump station.

**H.)  Sole Source.  Purpose:  Purchase of an Animal Control Transportation System for the New Britain Police Department’s Animal Control Division.

**I.)  On-Call Engineering Services.  Purpose:  Fee for disposal of contaminated soil from unknown underground storage tank at 347 Washington Street and project completion report for environmental remediation at 246 Beaver Street, Beaver Street Reconstruction, State Project 88-174.             

**J.) Emergency Purchase Order.  Purpose:   Road salt for the Public Works Department.

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Item # 32617
**K.)  Reference to Petition 32617.  Purpose:  Parking Maintainer checked all meters on Washington Street and confirmed meters are properly functioning.

TAX DEPARTMENT

**L.)  Tax abatements, corrections and refunds.

RESOLUTIONS

1.) Execute contract amendment with Donald S. Lukowski & Associates for proposed services.  Purpose:  Extend current contractual agreement for additional term.    C. Carlozzi, Jr. 

Item #32472
2.)  Amend Section 2-22 of the Code of Ordinances.  Purpose:  Allow for public participation during any regularly scheduled meeting and/or special meeting of the Common Council.  C. Carlozzi, Jr., J. Giantonio, W. Pabon,
E. Sanchez

3.)  Agreement between the City of New Britain and the Kensington Fire District.  Purpose:  Authorizing Deputy Director of Public Works Water/Sewer Division to execute an agreement with the Kensington Fire District for purchasing of emergency sewer services.  C. Carlozzi, Jr., E. Magnuszewski, E. Sanchez

Item #31989
4.)  Amend Code of Ordinances.  Purpose:  Delete Article XVIV Sections 14-400 through 14-406, License for Residential Rental Real Property, of the New Britain Code of Ordinances.  C. Carlozzi, Jr., D. DeFronzo, E. Sanchez
                 
5.)  Beaver Street reconstruction project.  Purpose:  Acquisition of 246 Beaver Street from the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation.  M. Trueworthy, W. Pabon, E. Sanchez

Item #28947
6.)  School I and School II Apartments.  Purpose:  Provide partial abatement of real property taxes to assist in the complete renovation of 226 housing units for low and moderate income residents at the School I and School II apartments.  M. Trueworthy

Item #32530
7.)  Every Kid Counts After School Program.  Purpose:  Amend line item expenditures and revenues account budgets from $33,000 to $45,500 and that amount be appropriated in the City’s special revenue fund account structure in accordance with the requirements of the grantor agency.  S. Black, D. DeFronzo, J. Giantonio, 
E. Magnuszewski, D. Salerno

8.)  State Project No. 88-185, Federal-Aid Project No. 1088(110).  Purpose:  Authorization to sign State Agreement for the Development of Contract Plans, Specifications and Estimates for Reconstruction of Hart Street.
C. Carlozzi, Jr., E. Magnuszewski, E. Sanchez

9.)  “Right Response CT” Program.  Purpose:   Authorization to sign agreement for the City’s receipt of funding from the State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management to operate the “Right Response CT” program. E. Sanchez

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

November 13, 2013 thru January 22, 2014​

32554 RESOLUTION  Re:  Approval of Agreement between the City of New Britain and Local 1186
 TABLED 11/13/2013

 

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