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Common Council Regular Meeting 20140924 1900

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 25, 2014.

 

PETITIONS

 

PLEASE REPAIR AND RUN THE AERATOR FOUNTAIN(S) IN POND AT MARTHA HART PARK PRIOR TO THE WINTER SEASON.  THERE HAVE BEEN NO FOUNTAINS AT THE POND FOR AT LEAST TWO MONTHS.  THE FOUNTAINS NEED TO BE FIXED AND RUN PRIOR TO NEXT SPRING TO CONTROL DEBRIS IN THE POND AND AVOID A SPIKE IN ALGAE LEVELS NEXT YEAR.  M. TRUEWORTHY
 

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

 

**CONSENT AGENDA

REPORTS

 

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

 

**A.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  LEASE OF A SAVIN PRO 8100S DIGITAL COPIER FOR CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION.

 

**B.)  ITEM #     ON-CALL ENGINEERING SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  NEW BRITAIN WATER TREATMENT PLANT’S SOLAR PANEL STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION AND ELECTRICAL TIE-IN REVIEW SERVICES.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

**C.)  32784       RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION 32784.  PURPOSE:  NEW RATES FOR CITY OWNED ON-STREET PARKING AND PARKING GARAGES.

 

**D.)  ITEM #     SUBWAY RENTAL CHARGES: JANUARY, 2015 TO DECEMBER, 2015.  PURPOSE:  ASSESSABLE AT RATE OF $1.83 PER LINEAR FOOT, PER ANNUM, PAYABLE SEMI-ANNUALLY ON FIRST DAY OF JULY, 2015 AND FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, 2016.

 

TAX DEPARTMENT

 

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

 

REPORTS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

 

CONSOLIDATED SUBCOMMITTEE

 

**F.)  32784       RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION 32784.  PURPOSE:  NEW RATES FOR CITY OWNED ON-STREET PARKING AND PARKING GARAGES.

 

RESOLUTIONS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

 

1.)  32784          PARKING RATES.  PURPOSE:  NEW RATES FOR CITY OWNED ON-STREET PARKING AND PARKING GARAGES.  C. CARLOZZI, JR., J. GIANTONIO, E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. NAPLES, E. SANCHEZ

 

 

NEW RESOLUTIONS

 

2.)  ITEM #        BULK METAL PICK-UP.  PURPOSE:  ONE TIME FREE CURBSIDE BULK METAL PICK-UP FOR RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN. 

                        M. TRUEWORTHY

 

3.)  ITEM #        FY 2014-2015 GENERAL FUND BUDGET AMENDMENT.  PURPOSE:  OKTOBERFEST PARKING BUDGET AMENDMENT.  M. TRUEWORTHY

 

4.)  ITEM #        EVERY KID COUNTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.  PURPOSE:  STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GRANT AND SUMMER PILOT PROGRAM APPROPRIATIONS FOR ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM. S. BLACK, D. DEFRONZO, J. GIANTONIO,

                        E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. SALERNO

 

5.)  ITEM #        GRANT FUNDING FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT TO THE NEW BRITAIN HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  PURPOSE:  ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF OBESITY IN SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AT PRESECHOOL, KINDERGARTEN, 6TH GRADE AND 9TH GRADE. A. PLATOSZ

 

6.)  ITEM #        AMERICAN SAVINGS FOUNDATION GRANT – YEAR 9.  PURPOSE: RECEIVE GRANT MONIES TO ORGANIZE AND RUN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

                        S. BLACK, D. DEFRONZO, J. GIANTONIO, E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. SALERNO

 

7.)  ITEM #        BUDGET AMENDMENT.  PURPOSE:  COSTCO TO PAY THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN FOR COST TO REPLACE SOD FOR NEW GOLF HOLES AND LOSS OF REVENUE AT STANLEY GOLF COURSE. S. BLACK, D. DEFRONZO, J. GIANTONIO,

                        E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. SALERNO

 

8.)  ITEM #        FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014 BUDGET TRANSFER – GENERAL FUND. W. PABON

 

9.)  ITEM #        CONCESSION AGREEMENT.  PURPOSE:  CITY OF NEW BRITAIN TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH GO APE LLC FOR THE OPERATION OF A HIGH ROPES AERIAL ADVENTURE COURSE AT AW STANLEY PARK.

 

 

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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