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Common Council Regular Meeting 20150909

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 9, 2015

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2015

 AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS  

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE SPECIAL MEETING OF JUNE 10, 2015, REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 10, 2015, SPEICAL MEETING OF JUNE 10, 2015, REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 24, 2015 AND REGULAR MEETING OF JULY 8, 2015.

PETITIONS  

  1. PLEASE CONDUCT A TRAFFIC STUDY AT THE CORNER OF SHUTTLE MEADOW AVENUE AND LINWOOD STREET.  THIS IS A HIGH VOLUME INTERSECTION IN A RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD.  PLEASE INVESTIGATE FOR SAFETY AND TRAFFIC CONTROL PROBLEMS.  M. TRUEWORTHY  

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND 

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES  

**CONSENT AGENDA 

REPORTS  

BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS  

**A.)  32961       RESPONSE TO PETITION 32961.  PURPOSE:  REVIEW OF “NO PARKING” SIGN STATUS NEAR 210 BASSETT STREET.  

**B.)  33001       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33001.  PURPOSE:  INVESTIGATION OF SPEEDING AND NEED FOR ADDITIONAL SIGNAGE ON BARBOUR ROAD, EAST END.  

**C.)  33091       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33091.  PURPOSE:  INVESTIGATION OF SPEEDING ON BROOK STREET.  

**D.)  33118      RESPONSE TO PETITION 33118.  PURPOSE:  INVESTIGATION OF NOISE COMPLAINT PERTAINING TO THE USE OF TRACTOR TRAILER ENGINE BRAKES IN THE AREA OF HARTFORD SQUARE TO BLACK ROCK AVENUE UP TO CORBIN AVENUE. 

**E.)  33144       RESPONSE TO PETITION 33144.  PURPOSE:  INVESTIGATION OF 251 WHITING STREET. 

CITY CLERK 

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

CITY PLAN COMMISSION 

**G.)  33193      RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33193.  PURPOSE:  LAND PARCEL EXCHANGES RELATED TO STREET REALIGNMENTS IN THE CORBIN HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT. 

DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT 

**H.)  ITEM #     ZONING ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  CORRECTION OF SCRIVERNERS’ ERRORS, TYPOGRAPHIC MISTAKES, MIS-NUMBERING AND OTHER NON-SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES TO THE ZONING TEXT.  

FINANCE DEPARTMENT 

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

**J.)  ITEM #      PUBLIC BID 3831.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS OF ELEVATORS LOCATED IN VARIOUS CITY LOCATIONS AND MODERNIZATION OF ELEVATORS AT CITY HALL AND BADOLATO, SZCZESNY AND BLOGOSLAWSKI PARKING GARAGES. 

**K.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  $48,600 FOR NEW FIRE RECRUITS TO ATTEND STATE OF CONNECTICUT FIRE ACADEMY. 

**L.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE FROM F3 TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS FOR $133,514.31 FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES DEPARTMENT. 

**M.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS AND SERVICES FOR MILLING AND PAVING OF VARIOUS CITY STREETS. 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT 

**N.)  33193       RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33193.  PURPOSE:  LAND PARCEL EXCHANGES RELATED TO STREET REALIGNMENTS IN THE CORBIN HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT. 

**O.)  ITEM #     SUBWAY RENTAL CHARGES: JANUARY, 2016 TO DECEMBER, 2016.  PURPOSE:  ASSESSABLE AT RATE OF $1.96 PER LINEAR FOOT, PER ANNUM, PAYABLE SEMI-ANNUALLY ON FIRST DAY OF JULY, 2016 AND FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, 2017. 

REPORTS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE 

STANDING CLAIMS SUBCOMMITTEE 

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

COMMITTEE ON LICENSES 

**Q.)  33185      RECOMMENDATION FOR RESOLUTION 33206.  PURPOSE:  LICENSE TO BE ISSUED FOR PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING AN OKTOBERFEST. 

COMMITTEE ON PLANNING, ZONING AND HOUSING 

**R.)  33193       RECOMMENDATION FOR PETITION 33193.  PURPOSE:  LAND PARCEL EXCHANGES RELATED TO STREET REALIGNMENTS IN THE CORBIN HEIGHTS REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT. 

RESOLUTIONS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE 

1.)  33185          ST. PETER’S CHURCH.  PURPOSE:  LICENSE TO BE ISSUED FOR PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING AN OKTOBERFEST.  A. PLATOSZ 

NEW RESOLUTIONS 

2.)  ITEM #        PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBERANCE 2015. 

                        S. BIELINSKI, T. COLLINS 

3.)  ITEM #        LEAD POISONING AND PREVENTION.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING OF $33,244 FROM THE STATE OF CONNECITCUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.  

                        A. PLATOSZ 

4.)  ITEM #        BIOTERRORISM/EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANNING PROGRAM.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF GRANT FUNDING OF $53,044 FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.  A. PLATOSZ 

5.)  ITEM #        BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS.  PURPOSE:  GRANT FUNDING OF $156,242 FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT – HEALTH PER CAPITA.  A. PLATOSZ 

6.)  ITEM #        OBESITY IN SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF FUNDING OF $25,114 FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.  A. PLATOSZ 

7.)  ITEM #        BUDGET TRANSFER - LOCIP.  PURPOSE:  $19,107 FOR DOG POUND ROOF RENOVATIONS.  S. BIELINSKI, M. TRUEWORTHY 

8.)  ITEM #        SEWER FUND BUDGET AMENDMENT.  PURPOSE:  $100,000 FOR TRUCK MOUNT HIGH PRESSURE SEWER CLEANER FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. 

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

9.)  ITEM #        EVERY KID COUNTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.  PURPOSE:  STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AFTER SCHOOL GRANTS AND A HUD GRANT FOR $375,562 FOR ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM. 

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

10.)  ITEM #      HIGH VOLTAGE ART BUDGET AMENDMENT.  PURPOSE:  RECOGNITION AND CELEBRATION OF LOCAL ARTISTS TO PAINT CITY SIGNAL CONTROL BOXES WITH ORIGINAL DESIGNS.  A. PLATOSZ, D. NAPLES, J. GIANTONIO, W. PABON, L. SALVIO 

11.)  ITEM #      AMERICAN SAVINGS FOUNDATION GRANT – YEAR 10.  PURPOSE: RECEIVE $150,000 IN GRANT MONIES TO ORGANIZE AND RUN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

 

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

12.)  ITEM #      A.W. STANLEY PARK POOLS.  PURPOSE: CONTRACT WITH TLB ARCHITECTURE FOR $181,000 FOR ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING SERVICES.  

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

13.)  ITEM #      2015 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AMENDMENT.  PURPOSE:  TRANSFER FUNDS FROM STALLED, CANCELLED OR COMPLETED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROJECTS.  C. CARLOZZI, JR., J. GIANTONIO, 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 

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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