From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Make that a $500,000 driveway the city has built for millionaire developer Manuel “Manny” Moutinho by Sikorsky Memorial Airport. A legal settlement to end one of the more bizarre events in Bridgeport history nearly fell apart Thursday. A judge refused to sign it after learning the city will pay $30,000 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Sikorsky Memorial Airport'
April 18th, 2014 · 20 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]