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Entries Tagged as 'Andy Nunn'

Support Page Established For Lymphoma-Stricken Andy Nunn

May 10th, 2016 · 5 Comments · News and Events

A Go Fund Me page has been set up by friends of former Chief Administrative Officer Andy Nunn who is suffering from lymphoma, undergoing chemotherapy with extensive medical bills. The former first selectman of Monroe served as chief of department heads under Mayor Bill Finch for eight years. See Go Fund Me page here.

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Righting The Port Authority Ship

February 2nd, 2016 · 4 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning

Citizen financial scrutineer John Marshall Lee has uncovered waves of dubious decisions from the prior administration’s control of the Bridgeport Port Authority, what he describes as the warping of an institution to make it less open, accountable, transparent and honest, his acronym for OATH. In his address to the City Council Monday night, he urged […]

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Read It And Roar–The Top 100 Municipal Wage Earners For 2015

January 30th, 2016 · 106 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

Okay, strap in, grab a cup of joe, or if you need it a cocktail, to review the list of top 100 wage earners for 2015 once again dominated by police officers whose pay was padded by overtime, some of them retirement payout and vacation and comp days. Some of the police overtime is also […]

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City Funds To Bail Out Port Authority Raise Questions About Nunn’s Intent

January 24th, 2016 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events

A nearly $1 million fund transfer in November from an economic development office account to the financially strapped Bridgeport Port Authority approved by then-Chief Administrative Officer Andy Nunn who attempted to line up a job there when Bill Finch was a lame-duck mayor is creating waves. Nunn tried to position himself as Port Authority director in […]

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City Council Rejects Controversial Finch Labor Agreement

December 31st, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events

UPDATE: How they voted. Facing a mega budget deficit, at the urging of Mayor Joe Ganim, the Bridgeport City Council in a special meeting Wednesday night voted 12-3 to rescind controversial pay raises approved in a labor agreement covering about 150 city employees for a five-year period starting July 1, 2013. Those city employees have […]

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Second To Nunn No More, Pricey Vehicles And Job Flattened

December 18th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning

Andy Nunn, dethroned chief administrative officer under Mayor Bill Finch, had hoped a sea change would carry him to a permanent slot as director of the Port Authority, even authorizing more than $70k for two new vehicles. Nunn’s ship was grounded along the way. For Joe Ganim, this is a bit of déjà vu. As […]

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Finch’s Unused Vacation Time $13,295

December 15th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

In addition to the retroactive pay increase of $17,079 Bill Finch received his last day as mayor, Finch will receive a final paycheck this week of $13,295 representing unused vacation, according to city officials.

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Ka-Ching! Finch Getaway Check $17K

December 5th, 2015 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

He wasn’t the green mayor for nothing. On his final day as mayor, Bill Finch’s outgoing bloated paycheck on Monday packed a direct deposited $17,079 based on his authorizing a retroactive pay raise going back to July 1, 2013, according to information released by Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration. In one of his final acts as mayor, Finch […]

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