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REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

  

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014


 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM SPECIAL MEETING OF JUNE 5, 2014 AND REGULAR MEETING OF

 

JUNE 11, 2014.

 

 

 

PETITIONS

 

 

 

  1. PLEASE INSTALL “NO PARKING” SIGNS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE STREET BETWEEN 700-772 ELLIS STREET.  CARS ARE PARKING DAILY ON BOTH SIDES OF THIS SECTION OF THE STREET CAUSING A VERY NARROW PASSAGEWAY WHICH IS DANGEROUS TO FOOT TRAFFIC AND INHIBITING ACCESS TO INTERFAITH HOUSING.  L. SALVIO

  2. PLEASE REQUEST THE POLICE DEPARTMENT MONITOR THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE STOP SIGN ON THE CORNER OF STANLEY STREET AND SOUTH STREET.  NEIGHBORS HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT CARS SPEEDING THROUGH THE STOP SIGN AND SAY THERE HAVE BEEN ACCIDENTS IN THE PAST.  THE RESIDENTS ARE CONCERNED REGARDING POTENTIAL DANGERS IN THE DISREGARD FOR THIS TRAFFIC SIGN.  S. BIELINSKI

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL

 

**B.)  ITEM #     JOHN ARROYO V CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.  PUROSE:  SETTLEMENT OF SUIT AGAINST THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.

 

 

**C.)  ITEM #     HECTOR ORTIZ V CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.  PUROSE:  SETTLEMENT OF SUIT AGAINST THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.

 

 

 

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

**D.)  ITEM #     LINE ITEM TRANSFER.  PURPOSE:  LINE ITEM TRANSFERS WITHIN A DEPARTMENT’S BUDGET FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2014 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2, 2014.

 

 

 

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

**E.)  ITEM #     PUBLIC BID NO. 3798.  PURPOSE:  RENTAL OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT FOR A TWO YEAR PERIOD ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS BY THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

**F.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE.  PURPOSE:  VETERANS STADIUM CONTAINERS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION.

 

 

**G.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF A NEW 2015 FORD F250 4X4 PICKUP TRUCK AND 2015 FORD F550 4X4 TRUCK FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

**H.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF 2015 FREIGHTLINER DUMP TRUCKS WITH SNOW PLOWS AND A FREIGHTLINER AREAL BUCKET TRUCK.

 

 

 

**I.)  ITEM #       COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF TORO GROUNDSMASTER COMMERCIAL MOWERS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

  

 

**J.)  ITEM #      COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF HUSTLER “0” TURN SUPER Z MOWERS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION, FAIRVIEW CEMETERY.

 

  

**K.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF KUBOTA FOUR WHEEL DRIVE TRACTOR WITH MOWER AND SNOW BLOWER FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT DIVISION.

 

 

**L.)  ITEM #      COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF FOUR TORO POWER MAX SNOW BLOWERS AND FOUR TORO POWER CLEAR SNOW BLOWERS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

NEW RESOLUTIONS

 

 

 

1.)  ITEM #        PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE FINAL SCOPE AND FEE AND ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH FUSS & O’NEILL TO PROVIDE DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE IV AND V PROJECTS.  C. CARLOZZI, JR., E. MAGNUSZEWSKI, D. NAPLES, E. SANCHEZ

 

                                                                                     

 

2.)  ITEM #        ELECTRONIC RECYCLING.  PURPOSE:  ECOVANTA TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR COLLECTION AND RECYCLING OF ELECTRONIC WASTE AT THE RECYCLING CENTER. 

 

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

 

 

 

3.)  ITEM #        MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014 AS LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOMA AND MYELOMA AWARENESS MONTH.  S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO

 


 

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

 

 

 

32676                    RESOLUTION  RE:  FISCAL YEAR 2015 COMMUNITY SERVICES BUDGET AMENDMENTS.  TABLED 06/11/2014

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