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Common Council Regular Meeting 20151014

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OCTOBER 14, 2015

 AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 12, 2015.

PETITIONS 

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.)  33220       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33220.  PURPOSE:  AN AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCES REGARDING SIGNS IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT.

**C.)  33221       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33221.  PURPOSE:  AN AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCES TO ADD TEXT GOVERNING INCENTIVE HOUSING/TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICTS.

**D.)  33222      RESPONSE TO PETITION 33222.  PURPOSE:  AN AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING MAP TO APPLY THE IHZ/TOD3 - EAST STREET OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

**E.)  ITEM #     MONTHLY PURCHASING REPORT.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASING REPORT FOR BID THRESHOLD ITEMS.

**F.)  ITEM #     LINE ITEM TRANSFERS WITHIN A DEPARTMENT’S BUDGET FOR PERIOD JULY 1, 2015 THROUGH OCTOBER 6, 2015.  PURPOSE:  TRANSFERRED MONIES FROM ONE LINE ITEM TO ANOTHER WITHIN THEIR DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET.

**G.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID 3845.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF SAND FROM WFS EARTH MATERIALS, LLC FOR $16.25 PER CUBIC YARD FOR 2015-2016 WINTER SEASON SNOW AND ICE CONTROL.

**H.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID 3846.  PURPOSE:  LTC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR RELOCATION OF  WATER MAIN AT CORNER OF WEST MAIN ST. AND WASHINGTON ST. FOR $39,500.

**I.)  ITEM #       SOLE SOURCE.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF A HEAVY DUTY BOMAG TANDEM VIBRATORY ROLLER FOR $36,971 FROM C.N. WOOD OF CONNECTICUT.

**J.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF ROLL OF TRASH CONTAINERS FOR $18,055 FROM DEIST INDUSTRIES, INC.

**K.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHSING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF TWO NEW 2015 FREIGHTLINER SIX WHEEL DUMP TRUCKS WITH SNOW PLOWS FOR $389,247.08.

**L.)  ITEM #      COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF A NEW TORO SAND PRO FOR $20,052.57 FROM TURF PRODUCT CORPORATION.

**M.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF THREE NEW PICK UP TRUCKS FOR $223,022.40 FROM CROWLEY FORD. 

**N.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF FIREFIGHTER HELMETS FOR $33,454.20 FROM FIREMATIC SUPPLY COMPANY, INC.

**O.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF VIDEO SECURITY/SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM FOR $19,568 FROM MERCURY GROUP.

**P.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PAVING OF THE STANLEY GOLF COURSE PARKING LOT BY TILCON CONNECTICUT, INC. AND GARRITY ASPHALT RECLAIMING.

**Q.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  COPIER LEASE WITH A&A OFFICE SYSTEMS FOR CORPORATION COUNSEL.

**R.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  INFIELD RENOVATIONS AT NEW BRITAIN STATIUM FOR $44,179.50 TO SPORT TURF SPECIALTIES, INC.

BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS

**S.)  33090       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33090.  PURPOSE:  TRAFFIC SURVEY AND POLICE MONITORING OF TRAFFIC FLOW ON LINCOLN STREET, SOUTH OF CORBIN AVENUE.

**T.)  33092       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33092.  PURPOSE:  TRAFFIC STUDY ON WILDWOOD STREET ADJACENT TO CHESLEY PARK.

**U.)  33143       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33143.  PURPOSE:  TRAFFIC STUDY ON MERIGOLD DRIVE, NEAR ENTRANCE OF PULASKI SCHOOL.

**V.)  33145       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33145.  PURPOSE:  TRAFFIC STUDY AT THE INTERSECTION OF WHITING STREET AND STANLEY STREET.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

**W.)  33256      RESPONSE TO PETITION 33256.  PURPOSE:  PROPERTY CLEAN-UP AND “NO DUMPING” SIGNS POSTED ON HAZELMERE ROAD.

TAX DEPARTMENT

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

REPORTS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

STANDING CLAIMS SUBCOMMITTEE

**Y.)  ITEM #          CLAIMS SUBCOMMITTEE.  PURPOSE:  SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS.

ZONING SUBCOMMITTEE

**Z.)  33220       RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33220.  PURPOSE:  AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCES SEC. 170 REGARDING SIGNAGE IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT.

**AA.)  33221    RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33221.  PURPOSE:  AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCES SEC. 216 TO ADD TEXT GOVERNING INCENTIVE HOUSING/TRANSIT ORIENTED DESIGN DISTRICT - DOWNTOWN.

**BB.)  33221    RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33221.  PURPOSE:  AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCES SEC. 217 TO ADD TEXT GOVERNING INCENTIVE HOUSING/TRANSIT ORIENTED DESIGN DISTRICT – EAST MAIN.

NEW RESOLUTIONS 

1.)  ITEM #        APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NEW BRITAIN BOARD OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL 51 – NEW BRITAIN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS.  PURPOSE:  CONCLUDED NEGOTIATIONS AND REACHED TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.  J. GIANTONIO, W. PABON, D. SALERNO, E. SANCHEZ

2.)  ITEM #        OCTOBER 2015 AS POLISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH. 

                        S. BIELINSKI, E. MAGNUSZEWSKI

3.)  ITEM #        OCTOBER 2015 AS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS

4.)  ITEM #        SEPTEMBER 15 TO OCTOBER 15, 2015 AS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH.

                        M. TRUEWORTHY, E. SANCHEZ

5.)  ITEM #        DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CEREMONY.  PURPOSE:  ALLOWING THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES TO SOLICIT AND RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO SPONSOR THE ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CEREMONY/BREAKFAST.

                        T. COLLINS 

6.)  ITEM #        BUDGET TRANSFER AND APPROPRIATIONS – POLICE DEPARTMENT.  PURPOSE: FEDERAL HIGHWAY SAFETY FUNDS FOR OVERTIME TO SUPPORT DUI LAW ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS FROM OCTOBER 15, 2015 TO SEPTEMBER 10, 2016.

                        S. BIELINSKI, C. CARLOZZI, JR., W. PABON, E. SANCHEZ, R. SMEDLEY

7.)  ITEM #        CT DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES GRANT.  PURPOSE:  FUNDS FOR PRO-SOCIAL ACTIVITES AND DIRECT SERVICES PERTAINING TO JUVENILE REVIEW BOARD CLIENTS.  E. SANCHEZ

8.)  ITEM #        STATE ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT.  PURPOSE:  COLD WEATHER OVERFLOW SHELTER. S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO

9.)  ITEM #        DESIGNATION OF A PORTION OF ARCH STREET AS “BARRIO LATINO”. 

                        E. SANCHEZ, W. PABON

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

32953                    RESOLUTION  RE:  APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN AND LOCAL 871 – NEW BRITAIN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS.

                             TABLED 12/10/2014

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