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Renaissance Downtowns Progress Among Others To Be Discussed At Next Weeks Council Meeting In Bristol

p1-660x594Bristol’s next Council meeting will be held next week on Tuesday Aug. 13th at 7PM. They plan to discuss Renaissance Downtowns progress and a number of other issues.
They will discuss approving a tax assessment freeze application by Carrier Construction, Inc., owner of 46 Orchard Street and for Debo Management, LLC, owner of 25 Williams Street. Both regard the rehabilitation of these blighted properties.

They will also discuss initiatives to prevent use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

They plan to decline an offer to purchase a property at Pine and Evergreen Streets from the State of Connecticut but plan to approve a resolution regarding  Mayor Arthur J. Ward to sign the agreement between the State and the City for intersection improvements at South, Union and Church Streets.

The Council also plans to award curbing and sidewalk repair to Tabacco & Son Builders for $82,590 and to Concrete Curb Crafters for $53,546.90.
71825528_scaled_293x226125They also plan to approve a 2014 annual action plan amendment distributing additional HUD funds in the amount of $71,840.
In Executive Session The Council will discuss  a law suit by Jay-Dee Realty & Development regarding a tax issue, an employment agreement for the Fire Chief and discuss a Workers Compensation matter for Christopher Michaud and Thomas Thayer.
They will also discuss Renaissance Downtowns ongoing activities for the sale and development of the Depot Square property and the sale of City owned land on North Main Street. The Council meeting is open to public participation as well.

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3 comments on “Renaissance Downtowns Progress Among Others To Be Discussed At Next Weeks Council Meeting In Bristol

  1. Bill Stortz

    Hopefully the Mayor and the Council will give a complete update on the depot square effort
    And do it on a regular basis!

  2. Carrier deserved every bit of that tax incentive. They turned 46 orchard from the worst house on the street into the best house on the street. They did a very impressive job that no one else wanted to touch.

    Looking forward to Renaissance update too.

  3. Appreciate the update, particularly the agenda for 8/13.