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Entries Tagged as 'Jeff Kohut'

What’s Appropriate Use For Former Landfill? Solar Panels, Manufacturing Plant, Luxury Condos?

March 3rd, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The city’s Parks Commission tonight (Monday) at 6:30 is scheduled to take a second vote on Mayor Bill Finch’s proposal to construct solar panels on the old dump at Seaside Park. The board unanimously rejected the plan two weeks ago, but a second meeting and vote has been called to win approval. Black Rock City […]

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Kohut: City’s Redemption Requires Relevant Ethics Commission

May 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Council

The city’s Ethics Commission is a toothless tiger. What’s the point of having one if it’s nothing more than a gum job? This is not new. The Ethics Commission has gone through the motions for more than a decade, a mayor with his hand out, another with substance abuse issues on the job, City Council […]

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Kohut Peers Into His Crystal Ball On City’s Financial Future–’Toilet Tissue’ Rating

April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters

Jeff  Kohut, policy wonk extraordinaire, shares this commentary on his prescient view of the city: Dateline, Bridgeport: June 5, 2018: Headline distributed by the Connecticut Post to ethernet, satellite radio subscribers, and e-billboard sites — Bridgeport defaults on US/state-backed bankruptcy-bond payments. Washington and Hartford point fingers at each other for not providing proper support to […]

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Will Ethics Training For City Employees Matter?

January 7th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

The city’s Ethics Commission is a toothless tiger. It does relatively nothing. But now the city will require annual ethics training for city employees. Why now? Sometimes it’s best to maintain appearances. CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart examines the question: The city will require annual ethics training within City Hall–a decade after Mayor Joseph P. […]

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Kohut: Charter Question Defeat Has Awakened Sleeping Giant

November 13th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Policy wonk extraordinaire Jeff Kohut, 2011 mayoral candidate, claims the defeat of last Tuesday’s ballot question designed for Mayor Bill Finch to appoint school board members has  lifted voters from their slumber. That sounds like a major stretch, but Kohut raises a question worthy of debate. The irony in all of this is the local […]

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Kohut: “Insanity”–Encourages No Vote

October 13th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education

Jeff Kohut, 2011 mayoral candidate, shares a commentary urging a no vote to the ballot question. While 2012 is a very important election year at a state and national level, it is truly a momentous year in Bridgeport.

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SHU Responds To North End Concerns–Kohut Keeps Up Heat

September 25th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events

Larry Wielk, dean of students at Sacred Heart Universty, on Tuesday issued a response to North End resident Jeff Kohut who brought a number of neighborhood issues to the attention of the university involving student partying in residential areas. See Wielk’s correspondence to Kohut followed by the Lake Forest Block Watch leader urging the university […]

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