Another city employee has been suspended with pay, this time involving a dispute between Rosemary Wong, a services coordinator for the Downtown senior center and Alanna Kabel, assistant chief administrative officer. Interestingly, according to a story by the CT Post, Leticia Colon, a member of the Board of Education and former City Council member who represented Downtown seniors, came to the defense of Wong accusing Kabel of an unprofessional outburst. From the Post:
… the senior center’s social services coordinator, Rosemary Wong, has been suspended following a heated exchange last week, that some said stemmed from Wong’s attempt to bring the affected seniors into a private meeting on the subject with city officials.
The Dwight Eisenhower Senior Citizen Center at 263 Golden Hill St. is one of three city properties the Finch administration swapped last summer with downtown developer Phil Kuchma. Kuchma also received lots at 285 Golden Hill and 1208 Broad streets. He intends to build apartments and a new gym to serve the neighborhood.
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