Mayor Bill Finch on his Facebook page takes exception to how the Connecticut Post characterizes his administration’s relationship with developer Sal DiNardo. The mayor writes: My administration has never given Sal DiNardo a tax break. We’ve aggressively gone after every delinquent property owner, including Mr. DiNardo. Through our actions against Mr. DiNardo, my administration was […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bass Pro Shops'
October 1st, 2013 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
State Bond Commission Approves Major Incentive Package For Bass Pro Shops Development, Finch: Historic
September 27th, 2013 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: The State Bond Commission on Friday approved a $31 million tax incremental financing package and urban development grant for the planned Bass Pro Shops store for the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side. The mega outdoor retailer is the first major tenant to sign on to the long-awaited 50-acre redevelopment area first […]
September 10th, 2013 · 6 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: After two hours of questions on the state’s role in the long-languishing Bridgeport Harbor development, the legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday afternoon approved $22 million in state bonding to build a Bass Pro Shop anchor on the 56-acre site.
August 19th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
After years of squabbling over location, the city and Captain Brian McAllister, president of the Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, are moving in the same direction regarding the ferry company’s proposal to relocate from Downtown to a new terminal across the harbor in the East End. In fact, a 2012 Connecticut Deep Water Port Strategy Study […]
May 11th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: On Monday Mayor Bill Finch, together with Christoph family, principals in Bridgeport Landing Development, and local, state and federal dignitaries will break ground on the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER II) work on the Steel Point peninsula. The $11 million TIGER grant, the largest grant ever awarded to the city, […]
May 2nd, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch Thursday night opposed a rate increase proposed by United Illuminating at a public hearing hosted by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The public hearing took place in City Council Chambers. UI is asking the regulatory agency for permission to increase revenues by 8.7 percent to $69 million in 2014 and by another […]
Mayor Puts On Bright Face, Highlights Accomplishments, Braces For Beastly Budget–Will Malloy Step Up For Bridgeport?
March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bill Finch took office as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city in December of 2007. Assuming he fills out this second four-year term he will become one of the longest-serving mayors in city history surpassed only by Republican Clifford Wilson, Democrat Joe Ganim and Socialist Jasper McLevy. The budget Finch will soon propose to the City […]
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