SHELTON — Shelton's 306 Constitution Boulevard extension and Commerce Park is another step closer to reality. Local and state officials said the recently passed state bond package includes the go-ahead from the state for the road extension and development on land known as the Mas property. “The extension of Constitution Boulevard represents significant job growth for Shelton, the region and most importantly, Connecticut,” said Mayor Mark Lauretti.
The town is one of several receiving funds from a State Bond Commission measure.HARTFORD, CT — The State Bond Commission has approved a measure to provide towns with aid for upcoming projects and to cover expenditures, according to a statement from State Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-Canton).
HARTFORD — The State Bond Commission this week approved the allocation of $140,000 in funding for two grants-in-aid under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program in Chester and Clinton.Those projects, a creek dredging, and an update of a key harbor management plan, will assist the municipalities in improving the infrastructure and management of local waterways, according to a press release from state Sen.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials estimate it will cost a total of $235.5 million to transform the New London State Pier facility into a hub for the offshore wind industry. Office of Policy and Management Deputy Secretary Konstantinos Diamantis said that figure includes $204 million for construction and $31 million for “soft costs.” The state of Connecticut is expected to finance a majority of the project, with $75 million coming from private sector funds, according to documents from the State
SIMSBURY (AP) — The state of Connecticut plans to invest at least $2 million in the flood-prone Connecticut State Police firing range in Simsbury for now, following years of unsuccessful attempts to relocate it to another community. On Friday, the State Bond Commission approved the $2 million in borrowing to finance the design and construction of improvements to the building, including new “flood-resistant structures," according to the commission's agenda. State officials, however, have still not ruled out
A rendering of the redeveloped State Pier envisioned in a plan approved Feb. 11, 2020, by the Connecticut Port Authority board. The space between State Pier and the Central Vermont Pier would be filled in. (Courtesy of the Connecticut Port Authority) New London — The state has put a $235.5 million overall price tag on the project to redevelop State Pier into an offshore wind hub. The figure represents the actual cost of the redevelopment, with $204 million for the construction project and an additional $31
1of6 Gov. Ned LamontShow MoreShow Less 2of6 Connecticut secretary of the Office of Policy and Management Melissa McCaw, Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget chief.Show MoreShow Less 4of6 State Treasurer Shawn T. WoodenShow MoreShow Less 5of6 The State Bond Commission on Friday approved $1.2 million for the maintenance dredging of Westcott Cove in Stamford.Show MoreShow Less Fresh from a recent bump in the state’s bond rating, Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday stepped away from his self-imposed “debt diet,” leading the State
Screen capture of Gov. Ned Lamont chairing Bond Commission meeting (courtesy of CTN) Nearly $340 million in general obligation bonds were approved Friday. The State Bond Commission approved nearly $340 million in general obligation bonds Friday during its first meeting of 2021, which included more than $60 million in borrowing for housing-related projects. After the meeting, Gov. Ned Lamont told reporters the commission unanimously approved more borrowing than it has in recent years due to the needs raised by
State Police searching for new location for firing range Friday's vote comes after years of unsuccessful attempts to relocate the facility to another community, most recently Griswold. SIMSBURY, Conn. — The State Bond Commission has approved $2 million to shore up the flood-prone Connecticut State Police firing range in Simsbury. Friday's vote comes after years of unsuccessful attempts to relocate the facility to another community, most recently Griswold. Gov. Ned Lamont's budget director said the money is
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Is the state’s debt diet over? Governor Ned Lamont said he is waiting to see what comes out of Washington D.C. from the Biden Administration. On Friday, $340 million worth of borrowing approved by the state bond commission. The group hasn’t met since last December. This meeting was done virtually as were the others during the pandemic. Technical glitches aside, Governor Lamont’s team saying the 1.8 percent interest rate is a good discount when trying to borrow for big projects.
After years of searching for a new site, Gov. Ned Lamont says the state police firing range will remain in Simsbury. Here, Connecticut state police recruits practice with their new .45-caliber Sig Sauer pistols during a "dry fire" exercise in 2012. HARTFORD — After a statewide search and years of controversy over a new site, Gov. Ned Lamont said Friday that the state police firing range will remain in Simsbury and be improved with $2 million in upgrades. The State Bond Commission voted unanimously to design
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save The State Bond Commission will vote Friday on a proposed $49 million state funding package for affordable housing that includes $4 million to support the construction of 79 new units at Woodland Springs in Stafford. Some 15 projects are included in the proposed $49 million package, including many in Hartford and New Haven, but no others in the north-central region. Located behind Big Y on Route 90 in Stafford, Woodland Springs is a 79-unit affordable housing complex
The Union Parish School Board met Monday for its regular session and approved several important resolutions.The board approved granting Woodard & Associates a contract to conduct the audit of the Union Parish School Board for the fiscal years 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.The board also adopted the financial statements for March, 2021.
Lawnhill Terrace 4 in Stamford is among 16 affordable housing projects that are set to share over $49 million in state funding, Connecticut Gov.Ned Lamont announced.The funding is anticipated to be approved when the State Bond Commission meets on Friday.The governor, who serves as chair of the commission, said the funding supplements his administration’s ongoing efforts to expand access to mixed-income housing options in a wide range of Connecticut communities while also building on initiatives to prevent and end homelessness.
Governor Lamont Announces $2 Million in State Funding For State Parks, Forests, and Wildlife Management Areas HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont announced that $2 million in state funding is anticipated to be approved next week by the State Bond Commission, which will be used to fund statewide repairs and maintenance