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Common Council Regular Meeting 20140813 1900

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

AUGUST 13, 2014

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 14, 2014, SPECIAL MEETING OF

MAY 28, 2014 AND REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 28, 2014. 

PETITIONS

  1. MARY SCULLY, OF AMERICAN AUTO BODY WORKS, LLC., SEEKS GRANTING OF A CERTIFICATE OF LOCATION APPROVAL FROM THE COMMON COUNCIL IN ORDER TO ALLOW A MOTOR VEHICLE GENERAL REPAIRER’S LICENSE FOR PROPERTY AT 121 EAST STREET.  MARY SCULLY, AMERICAN AUTO BODY WORKS, LLC.
  2. PLEASE INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE VAGRANCY ISSUE IN VACANT LOT ON THE CORNER OF MYRTLE STREET AND CLEVELAND STREET.  NEIGHBORS HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT INDIVIDUALS MOVING FURNITURE AND DEBRIS ONTO THE LOT AND CLAIM THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS HAVE, ON AN IRREGULAR BASIS, BEEN SLEEPING ON THE PROPERTY.  STANLEY BLACK AND DECKER, INC., OWNER OF THE LOT, WAS PREVIOUSLY NOTIFIED OF THE ISSUE.  A. PLATOSZ

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.)  ITEM #     RESPONSE TO PETITION 32638.  PURPOSE:  RECOMMENDATION OF ZONE CHANGE FOR PROPERTIES WITH FRONTAGE ON STANLEY STREET BETWEEN TALCOTT STREET AND PECK STREET.

OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL

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

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT 

**D.)  ITEM #     PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.  PURPOSE:  ANNUAL WEB HOSTING AGREEMENT WITH VISION GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, INC. FOR THE CITY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE.

**E.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINES FOR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, NURSING DIVISION.

**F.)  ITEM #     COOPERATIVE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  NEW TORO REELMASTER MOWERS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION, STANLEY GOLF COURSE. 

**G.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  REPLACEMENT SEATS FOR THE NEW BRITAIN STADIUM. 

**H.)  ITEM #     SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING.  PURPOSE:  WEB BASED TRAINING FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM KAPLAN SOLUTIONS. 

**I.)  ITEM #       PUBLIC BID 3794.  PURPOSE:  ULTRA LOW SULFER DIESEL FUEL FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

**J.)  ITEM #      PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/UTILITIES DIVISION.  PURPOSE:  SALE OF SAW TIMBER AND CORDWOOD ON THE SHUTTLE MEADOW PROPERTY OF THE NEW BRITAIN PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

**K.)  ITEM #     RESPONSE TO PETITION 32803.  PURPOSE:  REMOVAL OF DEBRIS ON CORNER OF DUDLEY AND ALLEN STREET. 

TAX DEPARTMENT

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

REPORTS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND LAW 

**M.)  ITEM #     AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  AMEND SEC. 1-17, ANTI-BLIGHT PROGRAM, TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH CITY OF NEW BRITAIN POLICY AND 

                        STATE LAW. 

**N.)  ITEM #     AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  AMEND SEC. 2-911, REORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES OF THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN.

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

CONSOLIDATED SUBCOMMITTEE

**P.)  ITEM #     SALE OF WATERSHED PROPERTY.  PURPOSE: SALE OF PATTON BROOK WELL TO THE BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHINGTON. 

  

COMMITTEE ON LICENSES

**Q.)  ITEM #     PLANS SO GRAND, LLC.  PURPOSE: LICENSE TO BE ISSUED FOR PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING OKTOBERFEST.

PLANNING, ZONING AND HOUSING

 

**R.)  ITEM #     AMENDMENT TO ZONING MAP.  PURPOSE: ZONE CHANGE FOR PROPERTIES HAVING FRONTAGE ON STANLEY STREET, BETWEEN TALCOTT STREET AND PECK STREET, FROM T (TWO-FAMILY) TO B-3 (SECONDARY BUSINESS).

RESOLUTIONS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

1.)  ITEM #        AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  AMEND SEC. 1-17, ANTI-BLIGHT PROGRAM, TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH CITY OF NEW BRITAIN POLICY AND STATE LAW.  J. GIANTONIO, D. NAPLES, W. PABON, D. SALERNO, L. SALVIO

2.)  ITEM #        AMEND CODE OF ORDINANCES.  PURPOSE:  AMEND SEC. 2-911, REORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES OF THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN. W. PABON 

3.)  ITEM #        SALE OF WATERSHED PROPERTY.  PURPOSE: SALE OF PATTON BROOK WELL TO THE BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHINGTON. 

                        A. PLATOSZ

4.)  ITEM #        PLANS SO GRAND, LLC.  PURPOSE:  LICENSE TO BE ISSUED FOR PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING OKTOBERFEST.  A. PLATOSZ

 

NEW RESOLUTIONS

5.)  ITEM #        SAINT MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, PATRONAL FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION.  PURPOSE: LICENSE TO BE ISSUED FOR PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING ANNUAL FESTIVAL.  D. DEFRONZO

6.)  ITEM #        CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 56 HOWARD STREET.  M. TRUEWORTHY

7.)  ITEM #        CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.  PURPOSE:  PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 66 WINTHROP STREET.  M. TRUEWORTHY

 

8.)  ITEM #        BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS – FIRE DEPARTMENT.  PURPOSE:  FIRE PREVENTION GRANT FUNDING FOR PURCHASE OF IPADs FOR FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE.

 

                        S. BIELINSKI, J. GIANTONIO

9.)  ITEM #        CAPITAL REGION COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS.  PURPOSE:  INENT TO WITHDRAW FROM THE CENTRAL CONNECTICUT REGIONAL PLANNING ASSOCIATION AND JOIN THE CAPITOL REGION COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS.  M. TRUEWORTHY, S. BIELINSKI, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO

10.)  ITEM #      LEAD POISONING AND PREVENTION BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS – HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.  A. PLATOSZ 

11.)  ITEM #      MENTAL HEALTH AND JUVENILE JUSTICE SERVICES WITHIN THE NEW BRITAIN JUVENILE COURT DISTRICT.  PURPOSE:  RECEIPT OF LOCAL INTERAGENCY SERVICE TEAM (LIST) FUNDING FROM THE CONNECTICUT YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION.

 

                        E. SANCHEZ 

12.)  ITEM #      BROWNFIELD ASSESSMENT GRANT - $200,000.00.  PURPOSE:  ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT FOR PROPERTY AT 1 BOSCO DRIVE AND ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES ON BADOLATO DRIVE.  M. TRUEWORTHY, S. BIELINSKI, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO 

13.)  ITEM #      BROWNFIELD ASSESSMENT GRANT - $500,000.00.  PURPOSE:  ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT FOR PROPERTY AT 1 BOSCO DRIVE AND ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES ON BADOLATO DRIVE.  M. TRUEWORTHY, S. BIELINSKI, W. PABON, J. GIANTONIO 

14.)  ITEM #      BIOTERRORISM/EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANNING PROGRAM.  PURPOSE:  HIRING OF NEW BRITAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TO ASSIST WITH EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.  A. PLATOSZ 

15.)  ITEM #      EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY.  PURPOSE:  APPROVAL OF ALLOCATION FUNDING FOR GRANT FUNDS.  S. BIELINSKI, J. GIANTONIO 

16.)  ITEM #      STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.  PURPOSE:  MASTER MUNICIPAL AGREEMENT FOR RIGHTS OF WAY PROJECTS.  W. PABON

17.)  ITEM #      BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS.  PURPOSE:  GRANT FUNDING FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT – HEALTH PER CAPITA.  A. PLATOSZ

18.)  ITEM #      LISTING AND MARKETING COMMISSION AGREEMENT.  PURPOSE:  COMMISSION AGREEMENT TO LIST AND MARKET SURPLUS FIRE RESCUE TRUCK. 

 

                        S. BIELINSKI, J. GIANTONIO 

19.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF THE AVAYA ENTERPRISE TELEPHONE SYSTEMS AND RELATED ITEMS OPERATED BY THE CITY.  S. BIELINSKI 

20.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF THE GENETEC VIDEO SURVEILLANCE AND ACCESS CONTROL SOFTWARE.  S. BIELINSKI

21.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF THE GIGABIT PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK. S. BIELINSKI 

22.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF SELECTED AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS OPERATED BY THE CITY’S POLICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENTS.

 

                        S. BIELINSKI 

23.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DEPARTMENT RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SOFTWARE PROVIDED BY XEROX GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS AND HOSTED BY THE PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT. S. BIELINSKI 

24.)  ITEM #      SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT.  PURPOSE:  MAINTENANCE OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CENTER HIGH AVAILABILITY SERVER SYSTEM PROVIDED BY STRATUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.  S. BIELINSKI

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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