From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Anyone hoping for a quick decision on GE’s inches-thick plan to cleanse its former Boston Avenue plant site of enough toxins that it can house a new city high school is going to be disappointed.
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
July 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
July 18th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Maggie Gordon, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers: With 42 percent of homes underwater in the city of Bridgeport, the Park City has the nation’s tenth-highest concentration of homes worth less than what is owed on their mortgages. But Bridgeport isn’t the only local spot that’s drowning.
July 17th, 2014 · 73 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Calling a second city train station “Bridgeport’s next evolution,” Governor Dan Malloy visited the city Wednesday afternoon–his second stop as in many days–to announce $2.75 million for engineering, design and environmental permitting in support of Barnum Station at the site of the former Remington Arms factory on Barnum Avenue, an initiative proposed by Mayor Bill […]
July 15th, 2014 · 7 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The City Council’s Economic and Community Development Committee will meet tonight (Tuesday) at 6 in the Wheeler Room, first floor of City Hall. Citizen fiscal analyst John Marchall Lee will attend in interest of several agenda items including Proposed Resolution authorizing a Tax Incentive Development Agreement for the New Construction of 56 Residential Units located […]
July 14th, 2014 · 4 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The Connecticut Siting Council has announced that a public hearing will take place September 11 in the council chambers of City Hall with sessions at 3 and 7 p.m. to review the planned United Illuminating solar park on the city’s closed dump in the West End of Seaside Park. The state agency’s authority includes jurisdiction […]
July 10th, 2014 · 82 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education
In a commentary first published in the Connecticut Post, city development director David Kooris highlights progress in Bridgeport. His commentary follows:
July 7th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
What’s Governor Dan Malloy’s commitment to Bridgeport compared to other municipalities? An OIB post last week, Malloy’s Bridgeport problem, covered the state’s failed two-year recruitment of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. It triggered debate about Malloy’s devotion to Connecticut’s most populous city. Malloy critics maintain the recruitment of Bridgewater to Stamford that cost […]