A weary Budget and Appropriations Committee turned a long day’s Saturday journey into an early morning Sunday vote just after midnight by cutting nearly $4 million from Mayor Joe Ganim’s $560 million spending plan, adding roughly $1.5 million to the flatfunded Board of Education, delaying a police class until the next fiscal year, cutting vacant positions […]
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May 9th, 2016 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement
May 6th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
There’s still a lot of moving parts in Mayor Joe Ganim’s proposed $560 million budget as the Budget and Appropriations Committee prepares to vote on the spending plan on Saturday with a full City Council vote Monday or Tuesday night.
April 28th, 2016 · 18 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
The nights and weekends are long for the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee reviewing Mayor Joe Ganim’s proposed $560 million spending plan in a compressed cycle. It takes endurance. Seven weary members of the committee will vote on various aspects of the budget within the next nine days before it goes to the full […]
April 10th, 2016 · 15 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
The City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee has released a schedule of meetings and public hearings regarding action on Mayor Joe Ganim’s $560 million spending plan. A public hearing on the city’s capital plan will take place Wednesday 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace. A public hearing on the Board of Education […]
April 5th, 2016 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday submitted a $560 million budget to the City Council up nearly $28 million from the election-year budget approved last year that finance officials say still includes a budget deficit of more than $10 million that will be carried over to the spending plan that begins July 1 with the implementation […]
March 28th, 2016 · 11 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim, according to the City Charter, is scheduled to submit the first budget of JG2 to the City Council no later than next Tuesday April 5. This is a tricky budget for Ganim and city bean counters because it will reflect the revaluation of city property that kicks in for the budget year […]
February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Joint news release: A first of its kind partnership in Connecticut was announced today with the goal of helping low-income families enjoy the benefits of clean energy. FREEDOM (Faith Restoration Empowerment Economic Development Outreach Ministries, Inc) kicked off a partnership initiative with the Connecticut Green Bank and PosiGen to educate the public about affordable solar […]
February 1st, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Presidential caucus and primary fever abound nationally, but in Bridgeport pols are gearing up for March 1 Democratic Town Committee primaries in potentially four districts featuring a cast of characters for control of the party.
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