Sunday, January 31, 2010

State of the City & BOA meeting - 2/1/10

The Mayor's State of the City Address and third Board of Alderman meeting of the year is tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 1st, 7pm, at City Hall.

The Mayor will be delivering his 17th State of the City Address before the Board of Alderman and community members. This event will be held in the Aldermanic Chambers and is open to the public. In addition, the City of New Haven and the New Haven Independent will be broadcasting this address via a live webcast. The Mayor encourages residents to log on to either the City's website or to the New Haven Independent's website on Monday to hear the vision and agenda for our City in 2010. 

Here's a summary of the agenda:  A resolution to elect the Board's representative(s) to the final three Charter defined Boards and Commissions including: Capital Projects, City Plan & Parks.  One Unanimous Consent item to cover Tax Refunds due due to errors or overpayment as recommended by the Tax Collector.  Several  Communications (including, but not all:) Alderwoman James-Evans (Ward 3) submitting an order calling for reinstitution of community policing, James-Evans submitting an ordinance amendment regulating the facilitation of underage parties where persons over 21 may lawfully consume alcoholic beverages, the Dir. of Parks submitting an ordinance amendment to prohibit alcoholic beverages from Lighthouse Point Park except for permitted events at the carousel building [currently the only New Haven park that allows alcoholic beverages park-wide], and a few others.  All Communications will be sent on to the appropriate Committee.  Agenda & Minutes for meetings should be available on the City's website here.  As always, if anyone would like a copy of the Agenda provided to us Alders ahead of the regular meetings, please email me.