Greenwich zoners have been listening to pitches recently to make the downtown area a more retail-based attraction. One of the biggest proponents, Joe Tranfo of the Benedict Court Development Company, made his direct pitch for a more walkable downtown, more indoor meeting places, a new public park, more affordable- and moderate-income housing and one with more parking and rooftop gardening.
Gov. Malloy has laid out a new plan to nudge towns and cities to allow more affordable housing. Without an affordable place to live we cannot grow our economy," Malloy said. "We have made real progress but there is more work to be done." Saying the "carrots have not worked" — previous state incentives to encourage affordable housing.
Join us for this session, where you will learn the signs of probable alcohol abuse and drug use by safety-sensitive employees and the responsibilities of supervisors and managers to make a reasonable suspicion determination as well as legal considerations.
The slow recovery of property values since the Great Recession, combined with the increasing cost of municipal government, has helped push local tax rates steadily upward. It’s important to note that the correlation between tax rates and total taxable value — the so-called “grand list” — is not direct.
Absent federal action on guns, the governors of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island said they’re going to improve their data sharing in order to limit the number of firearms getting into the wrong hands. “We can’t wait for the federal government to act,” Connecticut Governor Malloy said during a conference call with reporters.