Stamford Board of Representatives

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Date Requested
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Date of Opinion

Agenda Item No.
(If applicable)

Clarification of the role and the procedural authority for the Board of Representatives
as it relates to contract negotiations and approvals for the City.
08/20/2019    LR30.079
Preemption of Ordinance Prohibiting Sale of Dogs & Cats in Pet Stores 08/19/2019  09/13/2019 LR30.068
Applicability of Charter § C6-120-3 to Leases of City Property used for Park Purposes   08/16/2019 PR30.025
Authority of Board re: South End Historic District Study Committee 07/09/2019  07/15/2019 LU30.030
Expiration Dates for Appointments on Current Agenda     06/20/2019  
Establishment of a Special Revenue Fund for School Capital Projects 02/25/2019  03/15/2019 LR30.058
Board's authority re: ordinance which would limit the maximum property tax increase that could be levied annually & mill rate laws 02/07/2019  04/16/2019  
Whether ordinances were violated by closure of Kosciuszko Park 02/06/2019  02/19/2019 PR30.016
Exclusion of member with conflict from discussion of item in Caucus 02/06/2019    
Petition for Appeal of Amendments MP-432 & MP-433 under C6-30-7 02/06/2019 02/11/2019 LU30.025
Board's authority re: Commercial Building Permit Fee Exemptions 02/05/2019  02/21/2019  
Use of Resolutions to Create Fees   12/18/2018  
Board's Authority to prohibit wildlife trafficking and/or its related byproducts 12/13/2018   LR30.053
Board's Authority as to funding and staffing of Park Police 12/04/2018  02/15/2019 PR30.012
Board’s authority to regulate various items related to gun safety 11/14/2018   PS30.032-35
Legitimacy of the Board of Representatives relying on the use of resolutions to create or modify a fee or fine versus an ordinance 10/31/2018  11/30/2018  
Authority of Parks & Recreation Commission to issue resolution re: Park Police Minimum Coverage and Authority of Board of Representatives to Implement Resolution 10/24/2018 11/16/2018 PR30.012
Whether changing definition of leaf litter in §201-2 to exclude leaves placed in a roadway during the City's Leaf Collection Program is inconsistent with State law 08/08/2018  08/10/2018  O30.018
Consequences of IRS Disallowance of Contribution to a "Community Supporting Organization" as a Charitable Deduction 08/01/2018  08/20/2018 LR30.042
Waiver of Proposal Process - West Main Street Bridge Design Contract   07/23/2018 O30.016
C6-40-9 legal questions on petition to Board of f Representatives for App. 217-
01, Lifetime Fitness
  06/27/2018 LU30.014
Participation in Appeal of Zoning Board Change to Zoning Regulations 05/25/2018    
Proposed Ordinance re: Shopping Bags 04/04/2018 04/27/2018 LR30.019
Status of Ernie Orgera as Director of Operations   04/17/2018 E30.006
Ordinance requiring sharing of well water testing results with City   03/21/2018 PS30.004
Additional re: Proposed Ordinance re: Plastic Shopping Bags   02/28/2018 LR30.019
Proposed Ordinance re: Plastic Shopping Bags   01/03/2018 LR30.019
Proposed Ordinance re: Change to State Law re: Closure of Building Permits   12/18/2017 LR30.022
Woodway Country Club Lease Approval   08/04/2017  
Proposed Ordinance re: Adjustment of Land Use Fees   07/25/2017 CS29.020
Authority of Board of Representatives to Initiate Building Permit Moratorium   05/18/2017 LU29.086
Affordable Housing Funds allocation   3/15/2017 HCD29.043
Republication of  ordinance   10/03/2016 O29.072
BOR Member in Executive Session of Committee meeting   07/28/2016 F29.436
Waiver of 15 Mile Residency Requirement in Code §40-71   06/03/2016 A29.151
Conflict of Interest - BOR Member Sitting on RFP Selection Committee   03/16/2016  
Holdover Doctrine/Appointed Board and Commission Members (C6-00-4) - ltr from Kathy Emmett   12/22/2015  
Residency Requirement in Charter (§C5-20-20(b))   08/27/2015  
Holdover Doctrine/Appointed Board and Commission Members (C6-00-4)   06/25/2015 A29.108
Holdover Doctrine/Appointed Board and Commission Members (C6-00-4) - long form   06/12/2015 A29.108
BOR Control over BOE Field Use Policy   05/19/15 PR29.029
Appropriation from Contingency   07/02/14 F29.090
Zoning Board Appeal Process   04/04/14  
Withdrawal of Zoning Board Nominee   06/03/13  
Holdover Doctrine/Appointed Board and Commission Members (vis-a-vis 2012 charter revision)   12/21/12  
Dual Office Holding (vis-a-vis 2012 charter revision)   11/29/12  
Dual Office Holding (boards & commissions)   12/30/09 n/a
Frequency of charter revision   12/19/09  
Contract Language regarding gifts & political contributions   08/27/08 F27.445
Golf Carts-Property Tax-E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course   04/16/08 PR27.029
Successive Phased-In Assessments - Proper Methodology   04/03/08 F27.406
Resolution requiring a revaluation in 2007   07/2007 F27.252
Non-Solicitation Zones/Traffic Enforcement   06/08/06 LR27.011
Rights of owner of 359 Merriebrook to exclude members of public   03/11/05 O29.066
BOF 3-3 vote on WPCA budget   04/14/04  
Appointment of cabinet member (Dir. of Administration) and necessity of resolution for waiver of residency   11/19/03  
Entry of Health Department inspectors on private property   10/23/03  
Board of Finance member serving as Acting Director of Public Safety, Health & Welfare   10/10/03  
Legal Opinion regarding summary publication of ordinances   06/17/03 LR27.098
Ability of BOF re: contingent appropriations in budget process   04/24/03  
Opinion from BOE attorney re:  contingent appropriations in the budget process   04/24/03  
Administration's ability to reduce previously appropriated capital accounts   03/07/03  
Enforcement of code by civil citation   03/05/03  
Interrelationship between land use controls of URC and local zoning regulations   12/21/00  
Preferential points for hiring firefighters based on residency   12/10/01  
Technical questions regarding URCs need for BOR approval re: mill river corridor and Parcel 21   10/31/00  
Right to enact an Affordable Housing Ordinance   02/22/01  
Requirement for zoning permits for properties designated in "Park" Zones   10/02/00  
City's obligation to provide legal representation to city constables   06/02/00  
City's obligation to provide legal representation to elected officials   05/03/00  
Zoning Board Fees   08/12/99  
Powers and Duties of the Parks and Recreation Commission and Golf Commission   05/13/99  
Opinion on terms within noise ordinance   02/12/99 PS25.003
Noise Ordinance Amemdments - domestic power equipment & leaf blowers   02/12/99 PS25.013
Special Act 99-10; increased funding for nursing home staffing   11/08/99  
Powers & Duties of the Parks & Recreation Commission and Golf Commission   05/13/99 n/a
Opinion on terms within noise ordinance   02/12/99 PS25.013
Board of Representatives approval of WPCA budget is an approval of its rate structure   10/07/98  
Springdale Fire Department Agreements; employment of personnel   11/05/97  
Policy oversight by Board of Representatives over Smith House   09/11/97  
Correction of a Scrivener's Error in the Charter   12/18/96 P24.006
Ordinance to Prohibit the possession of tobacco by minors   12/12/96  
Park/Playground Equipment turned over to the City/gifts   03/20/96  
Granting of Bonus Points on Civil Service Exams to Stamford Residents   03/05/96  
Matthew Kosbob Loitering Ordinance   02/16/96  
Dual Office Holding and the Smith House Facilities Governing Board   03/15/88  
Legal requirements re: exemption of city government from zoning regs   05/01/85  
Voting and conflicts of interest by employees of Board of Education who are also elected representatives   05/08/75  
Petitions to BOR to review zoning amendments; guidelines on conflict of interest   04/26/85  
Board of Ethics opinion on BOE employees who are elected representatives voting on the board of education budget   05/10/74  
Voting and conflicts of interest by elected representatives under ethics investigation on candidates for appointment to Board of Ethics   06/20/74  
Relationship of zoning regulations to Stamford's Urban Renewal Plan   08/05/70