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Entries Tagged as 'Community Solutions Inc.'

Judge Sides With P&Z, Rejects Halfway House Application

June 21st, 2012 · 21 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Superior Court Judge Theodore Tyma has ruled for the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission that denied a second extension of time for a proposed 120-bed halfway house by Community Solutions Inc. at Norman Street and Railroad Avenue. The proposal has been the subject of several heated zoning and neighborhood meetings.

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Mulligan Stew For The South End NRZ

February 23rd, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning

The South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone meets tonight (Thursday) 6 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport Student Center. The agenda includes “Democratic Town Committee elections” and “Revision of Bylaws.” Revision of bylaws? What could that mean, considering the previous heated meeting to consider a proposed “Community Benefits Agreement” between the developer of a controversial 120-bed halfway house for […]

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Fox Blows Cork At South End Meeting For Proposed Halfway House–Fore! McCluster Wants A Mulligan

February 8th, 2012 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE: Leave it to city resident Jim “Sonny” Fox to add a little excitement to a community meeting. A proposed “Community Benefits Agreement” between the developer of a controversial 120-bed halfway house for male offenders and the South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone was debated Tuesday night at the University of Bridgeport. The benefits agreement guarantees […]

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Does Halfway House Proposal Have New Life?

February 6th, 2012 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

A proposed “Community Benefits Agreement” between the developer of a controversial 120-bed halfway house for male offenders and the South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone will be the subject of a community meeting Tuesday 6 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport Student Center faculty dining room. The benefits agreement guarantees a $50,000 charitable contribution if the […]

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They’re Baaack! Halfway House Proposal Returns

June 19th, 2011 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Land use lawyer Chuck Willinger, on behalf of Community Solutions, Inc., is petitioning the Planning & Zoning Commission for approval of a halfway house for men in the West End. It appears that Willinger is reapplying a special permit application under the new 2010 zoning regulations following rejection by P&Z  in February of the second extension request loaded with neighborhood […]

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The Case Against The Halfway House

March 1st, 2011 · 28 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Rally on steps of City Hall before the Planning and Zoning Commission hearing. Michael Voytek, the attorney representing neighborhood groups in opposition to the halfway house proposal that was rejected by city zoners Monday night, delivered the following presentation in City Council chambers.

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Sanity Prevails, Zoners Reject Halfway House Proposal

March 1st, 2011 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

By a five to one vote Monday night the Planning and Zoning Commission rejected the application to extend approval of a halfway house for male offenders in the West End. The petitioner Community Solutions says it will appeal the decision. From Tim Loh, Connecticut Post: The boiling point at Monday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting […]

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