Patience and qualifications have paid off for Anne Kelly-Lenz who has been named city finance director. She had been serving in an acting capacity. News release from Mayor Bil Finch: Mayor Bill Finch today named Anne Kelly-Lenz to the permanent post of Finance Director for the City of Bridgeport. Ms. Kelly-Lenz had been serving as [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Dawn Norton'
October 10th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
June 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Former Fairfield Democratic First Selectman Ken Flatto who recently became a resident of the Park City is working in the city’s Finance Department in a consulting capacity a few days a week. He has spent the last few days introducing himself to city employees working from a desk in the Finance Department of City Hall. [...]
May 10th, 2012 · No Comments · City Budget, News and Events
Yeah yeah, don’t ya just love those George Harrison lyrics? Mayor Bill Finch has named Tax Collector Anne Kelly-Lenz acting finance director following the departure of Dawn Norton who became chief financial officer of New Canaan. Veronica Jones has been appointed acting tax collector. Details from the mayor:
April 11th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Dawn Norton, interim finance director for Bridgeport, has been appointed chief financial officer for the Town of New Canaan. April 27 is scheduled to be her last day on the job in Bridgeport.
January 7th, 2012 · 32 Comments · News and Events
Finance Director Dawn Norton issued this memo to city employees: “It has come to my attention that there are major policy violations pertaining to the purchase/use of Gift Cards throughout the City. Due to these policy violations, any and all purchase/use of Gift Cards is to STOP IMMEDIATELY.
October 4th, 2011 · 12 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Standard & Poor’s Affirms City’s Long-Term Bond Rating Affirms short-term rating for tax anticipation notes Mayor Finch and city officials are encouraged by Standard & Poor’s affirmation of both its short-term tax anticipation notes rating and long-term general obligation bond ratings.
August 14th, 2011 · 42 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
When a major Wall Street bond rating agency doesn’t mess with the city’s creditworthiness government bean counters breathe a sigh of relief. It means the city will not pay higher interest rates for borrowing. Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bridgeport’s general obligation bonds at ‘A’. Last week Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United States government rating of long-term federal [...]