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Murphy Joins Finch For Dowtown Tour Emphasizing Tax Credits

January 11th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Bill Finch joined other elected officials and developers today in Bridgeport to stress the importance of the federal Historic Tax Preservation Incentive Program, which is vital to ongoing improvement efforts in Bridgeport’s downtown.

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Finch Names Advisory Council For Coal Plant Reuse

January 1st, 2015 · 13 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

PSEG, one of the city’s largest taxpayers, that runs the candy-striped coal power plant in the South End has a major say in how/when it converts to a cleaner use, but Mayor Bill Finch, in an election year, has formed a Citizen’s Advisory Committee tasked with issuing recommendations for redevelopment and reuse.

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Council Committee Unanimously Approved Mack Allen To Ethics Commission

July 3rd, 2014 · 6 Comments · City Council, News and Events

On February 24, the City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee unanimously approved Mack Allen’s appointment to the city’s Ethics Commission, according to minutes of the meeting. Co-chair AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia, Co-chair Trish Swain, and members Jack Banta, Milta Feliciano, Bob Halstead and Sue Brannelly were in attendance.

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City Council Agenda

May 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments · City Council, News and Events

City Council agenda for tonight (Monday) at 7, City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace: COMMUNICATIONS TO BE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES: Communication from City Attorney re: Proposed Settlement of Pending Litigation with Marian Evans, referred to Miscellaneous Matters Committee.

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Spending Taxpayer Money On Nonprofits–Legit Or Buying Votes?

May 5th, 2014 · 12 Comments · City Budget, City Council

City budget hound John Marshall Lee says it’s easy to be generous with other people’s money. He charges, in remarks made to the City Council Monday night, council members donations to nonprofits are “outrageous and illegal. What will you do about it?” Council President McCarthy, members of the Council, respected citizens and taxpayers. Were I […]

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No Changes In Recounts For Democratic Town Committee Seats

March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Includes town committee list. Monday’s recount in two districts did not change the results from last Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee primaries, according to elections officials. Candidates who placed among the top nine were elected to the 90-member committee. See results from last week here.

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Community Meeting For Solar Project Proposed Along Seaside Park

February 5th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

A community meeting will take place Thursday, 7 p.m. at Roosevelt School, 160 Iranistan Avenue regarding the installation of a new renewable energy project at the former municipal landfill site along the west end of Seaside Park.

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Mayor, City Council Members To Host Forum On Proposed Solar Project

January 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch announced on Wednesday a community meeting will take place February 6, 7 p.m. at Roosevelt School, 160 Iranistan Avenue regarding the installation of a new renewable energy project at the former municipal landfill site along the west end of Seaside Park.

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