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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Newton Trashes Dump Decision

June 24th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Ernie Newton wants to force the city to trash its plans to run the municipal dump in-house.

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Business Formation Workshop At Housatonic Community College

June 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will be the featured speaker at a Bridgeport Minority Business Development Agency Center workshop Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at Housatonic Community College BH Room 321. She will discuss the “Business Startup Tool and general features of the online business services technology that streamlines the process for […]

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Public Meeting For City’s Comprehensive Waterfront Plan

June 18th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The city is seeking public input at a forum for its Comprehensive Waterfront Plan Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 275 Union Avenue.

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Should The Airport Be Sold?

June 12th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Sikorsky Memorial Airport is owned by the city but located in the Lordship section of Stratford where neighborhood residents aren’t exactly flying high about a modern aviation hub. Expansion opposition from Stratford, runway issues and decades of inaction all contribute to the airport’s financial drain on the city. About 25 years ago then-Governor Lowell Weicker […]

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Route 8 Traffic Alert In City

June 10th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From state DOT: The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that on June 11, 2016, the “Stage 1 Crossover Plan,” consisting of lane closures, lane shifts, lane realignments and other traffic pattern modifications will take place on Routes 8 and 25 in Bridgeport.

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Newton Dumped From Running City Dump, Misses Mark On Application Box

June 9th, 2016 · 39 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Addressing the City Council Monday night, former State Senator Ernie Newton declared “White privilege means you can commit crimes but held at a different standard.” The pronouncement drew a combination of gasps and cheers from the crowd in the City Council chambers. Newton claimed he had been harmed by bidding process disclosures regarding his particular […]

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City Council Approves Sale Of Golf Course Property To Sacred Heart, Sludge Deal With Trumbull

June 7th, 2016 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The City Council by a 15-3 vote Monday night approved the sale of eight acres of Fairchild Wheeler golf course property to Sacred Heart University for $4 million that will allow the university a larger footprint to build on campus proper without developing the park land beyond basic maintenance. SHU needs the extra land to […]

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Highlights Of City’s Wastewater Agreement With Trumbull

June 7th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Monday night the City Council approved a 10-year agreement with the Town of Trumbull that resolves a settlement of arrearages in which Trumbull will pay the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority nearly $1.4 million for processing its waste and sets the terms of future charges. The deal commences on July 1 and includes a renewal […]

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