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Below are the agendas for five City of Hartford meetings being held next week: 1) Operations, Management, Budget & Government Accountability Committee, 2) Council Public Hearing, 3) Quality of Life & Public Safety Committee, 4) Board of Education, and 5) Historic Properties/Preservation Commission.

 

Monday, July 17

5:30 PM

Operations, Management, Budget & Government Accountability Committee

 

Agenda

  1. Recreation. Proposal to institute fees for non-Hartford residents to participate in City recreational programs, beginning in the summer of 2017, and to restore the winter hours of recreation at Parker and Arroyo Community Centers. (Deutsch, Winch, Clarke, Sanchez)
  2. Hiring Freeze. Resolution requesting the Mayor to institute an employee hiring freeze on all departments except for Police and Fire. (Clarke)
  3. Defined Contribution Plan. Approval of the plan design for a defined contribution retirement plan for non-union employees hired on or after July 1, 2017. Employees would contribute at least 3% of their salary and the City would match those contributions to a maximum of 7%. (Bronin)
  4. T-Mobile Lease. Authorization to contract with T-Mobile for installation and maintenance of telecommunication equipment at 272 Garden Street. (Bronin)
  5. Non-Union Leave Policies. Ordinance changing policies that govern sick, medical, family, and vacation leave for non-union employees. (Bronin)
  6. Colt License Agreement. Approval of amendments to an existing agreement with Colt Gateway for use of the City-owned lot at 260 Huyshope Avenue for parking. Agreement will be extended to 2047 and improvements to the lot will be required. (Bronin) (Deutsch)
  7. Greenberg Traurig Contract. Request that terms of the contract with the law firm  of Greenberg Traurig be modified to achieve structural balance and sustainability. (Deutsch)

 

Monday, July 17

7:00 PM

Public Hearing

 

Agenda

  1. Alarms. Replacement of Section 25-14 of the Municipal Code governing installation, maintenance, and use of alarm systems that require dispatching of police or fire personnel. (Clarke)
  2. Non-Union Leave Policies. Ordinance changing policies that govern sick, medical, family, and vacation leave for non-union employees. (Bronin) Reconsidered from June 12 and amended

 

Tuesday, July 18

5:30 PM

Quality of Life & Public Safety Committee

 

Agenda

  1. Alarms. Replacement of Section 25-14 of the Municipal Code governing installation, maintenance, and use of alarm systems that require dispatching of police or fire personnel. (Clarke)
  2. Donation. Approval to accept and set up an account for a donation of $20,000 for the purpose of maintaining the Police Mounted Patrol. (Clarke)
  3. Police Hiring. Resolution proposing that a mentoring program be established to prepare Hartford residents to pass the tests necessary to begin training to become a Hartford Police Officer. (Clarke, Sanchez)
  4. Insurance on Rental Property – Resolution requiring that owners of rental property to maintain a minimum level of property and casualty insurance on their buildings and assure that all tenants secure renters insurance. (Clarke, Sanchez)
  5. Community Engagement. Resolution requesting that the Police Department and Council work together to evaluate and potentially improve community relations and community engagement. (Sanchez)
  6. ID Scanners. Ordinance requiring bars to use electronic scanners on identification cards, after 6 PM, to detect false IDs. (Clarke)
  7. Crossing Guards. Transfer of school crossing guards from the Police Department to the Hartford Public Schools. (Winch)
  8. Defibrillator. Acceptance of the donation of a defibrillator by CIGNA Insurance Company. (Bronin)
  9. Task Force. Establishment of a task force to address animal control policies and procedures. (Sanchez)
  10. Fire Dept. Update by Chief Freeman
  11. Police Dept. Update by Chief Rovella

 

Tuesday, July 18

5:30 PM

Board of Education

Classical Magnet School, 85 Woodland Street

 

Agenda

  1. Dialogue Session: Parent, Student, and Public Comment
  2. Reports: Board Chair, Superintendent, Policy Committee, and School Choice & Facilities Committee
  3. Appointment: Approval of appointment of June Cahill as Principal of Kennelly School
  4. CCSN Contract: Approval of $506,00 contract with Center for Children with Special Needs for improvements to special education programs and services
  5. CBS Therapy Contract: Approval of $744,016 contract with CBS Therapy to provide speech and language services
  6. School Building Committee: Appointment of Craig Stallings to SBC replacing Richard Wareing
  7. Appointments: Approval of the following appointments

          Anthony Davila, Acting Principal of Asian Studies Academy

          Brooke Lafreniere as Acting Principal of Classical Magnet

          Zandralyn Gordon as Acting Principal of Adult Education

  1. CPN Contract: Approval of $80,000 contract with CT Pediatric Neuropsychology to provide neuropsychological testing, evaluations, and consultations to special education students
  2. Project Completions: Certification of completion of Alliance Grant Projects

 

 

Wednesday, July 19

4 PM

Historic Preporties/Preservation Commissions

Plaza Level Conference Room, 260 Constitution Plaza

 

Agenda

51 Oxford Street. Window replacement

31C Alden Street. Window replacement

142 Kenyon Street. Window replair and replacement

7 Regent Street. Rebuilding of damaged garage

 

 
Linda A. Bayer, Civic Engagement Consultant
Hartford 2000, Inc.
111 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
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