Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday was joined by city and state lawmakers, business leaders and local nonprofits to announce a Second Chance Society initiative aimed at providing job opportunities to past offenders. The program includes signed pledges by local businesses to give ex-offenders a fair chance at hiring, city seed money of $50,000 and potential […]
Entries Tagged as 'Denese Taylor-Moye'
June 11th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
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June 7th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee stepped up to the podium at the City Council meeting Monday night to remind members not to spend too much time sunning on the beach. Council members, the capital and operating budgets have been set. Summer will soon be here. Is it time to kick back and party?
June 1st, 2016 · 12 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
In a 5-1 vote Tuesday night the joint committee on Miscellaneous Matters and Contracts approved a proposed settlement of pending sewer rate litigation and wastewater agreement with the Town of Trumbull. The measure now goes before the full City Council for a scheduled vote Monday night. Councilors Jeanette Herron, Jack Banta, Milta Feliciano, Denese Taylor-Moye and […]
May 9th, 2016 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement
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 […]
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 […]