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Entries Tagged as 'Sikorsky Memorial Airport'

City Council Approves Airport-related Settlement

February 5th, 2014 · 14 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The messy litigation road to Manny’s mansion has been settled by the City Council. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: “We have, potentially, blood on our hands if we do not act expeditiously … I know none of you want to go to the funerals of the next families who lose their loved ones in the most gruesome ways […]

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Pale City Revenues, Finance Department Needs TAN

February 3rd, 2014 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events

Update: Due to weather, City Council meeting rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Several hot topics on the City Council agenda for Monday at 7 p.m. including a request for a public hearing regarding the city’s proposed lease agreement with United Illuminating for construction of a solar facility on the old municipal dump, a request by […]

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Lyons Wants To Put Brakes On City Council Vote To Settle Airport Legal Issue–Storm Cancels Meeting

January 21st, 2014 · 21 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Update: Pending storm cancels City Council meeting for tonight according to the City Clerk’s office. Next scheduled full council meeting is February 3. On the eve of Tuesday night’s City Council meeting for a possible vote to approve a legal settlement for the controversial airport land deal, Councilwoman Michelle Lyons is urging her colleagues to […]

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Airport Land Deal Litigation, New High School On Council Agenda

January 19th, 2014 · 16 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Agenda items for the City Council meeting Tuesday night at 7 include possible votes on a proposed legal settlement to the municipal airport land deal and continued permitting and planning involving replacement of Harding High School on the site of the former GE plant off Boston Avenue.

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Road To Manny’s Mansion On Council Committee Agenda

January 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

A legal resolution could come soon involving the controversial $400,000 “access way” installed by Mark IV Construction, owned by developer Manny Moutinho, as part of an airport safety plan. The City Council’s Public Safety & Transportation Committee, according to committee co-chair Michelle Lyons, is scheduled to meet Thursday 6 p.m. in Wheeler Room A of City Hall, […]

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2013 Look Back: Airport Land Deal Grounds Manager, Raises Questions–Plus, Airport History

November 29th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment

As we approach the end of 2013, OIB will revisit some of the major stories of the year. One of the high-flying stories revealed first by the Connecticut Post was the $400,000 land deal between the city and developer Manny Moutinho that cost Airport Manager John Ricci his job, cast a cloud over the City […]

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New City Council To Select President, Take Up Airport-related Litigation

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The newly elected City Council will conduct its first meeting Monday at 7 p.m at City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace and among new business is the election of a council president. It’s expected Tom McCarthy will once again be voted legislative leader. The council president will then announce committee assignments. Also on the agenda, “Communication […]

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