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The Affects of COVID-19 on Children & Seniors
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Juneteenth Agenda 2020

Juneteenth Agenda 2020

Senate Democrats Juneteenth Agenda 2020
The Connecticut Senate Democratic Caucus announced a series of wide-ranging policy proposals to address police accountability and systemic racial inequities during the 2020 special session.

More details on the proposals can be found here.

Greenwich Legislative Delegation Praises Approval of State Grants for Local Projects

GREENWICH – Greenwich’s state legislative delegation of state Senator Alex Bergstein and state Representatives Livvy Floren and Steve Meskers today praised State Bond Commission approval of state grants for two local projects.

One of the grants includes $1,966,452 through the Connecticut Department of Housing’s Flexible Housing Program for grant-in-aid to The Hill House, Inc. The grant will assist with rehabilitation of the 38-unit Hill House Congregate Housing facility, which provides living space to low-income elderly and disabled residents.

The second item will provide $586,717 in state assistance to the Greenwich Library through the State Library Board. The board is permitted to grant up to 50 percent of the total construction costs up to $1 million for each approved project within the limits of available appropriations. The total project cost is estimated to be $1,173,435 and includes remodeling and expansion of the children’s area.

In addition to these specific grants, the State Bond Commission today also approved $5 million for open space and land conservation grants to municipalities, nonprofit land conservation organizations, or other entities.

“Investing in land conservation, particularly in areas that directly impact our watershed, is smart environmental policy and smart economic policy,” notes Sen. Bergstein. “These investments in land conservation protect the natural resources which benefit and sustain our entire state.”

Connecticut has a conservation goal of protecting 673,210 acres or 21% of its total land area, as open space by the year 2023. As of June 30, 2019, the target for open space was 75 percent complete.

“It was wonderful to see the library grants allocated; the eight projects were fully vetted and awarded funding through an open and competitive process. Mr. Kendall Wiggin, our state librarian for the past 21 years, has always worked tirelessly on behalf of all libraries, and I know he is delighted to see this funding occur before he retires in January,” said Rep. Floren. “We are so grateful to the governor and to Housing Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno. The commissioner visited Hill House during the first weeks of her tenure; she met with residents, staff, trustees and volunteers, and was impressed by the model of congregate living for low- income seniors and those with disabilities. Her professionalism, vision and compassion are truly remarkable.”

“The Greenwich Library funding item continues a major overhaul and remodeling project to transform the facility for modern day needs. This installment will allow the construction of a new children’s room that will be doubled in size with bookshelves at safer, kid-friendly levels,” Rep. Meskers said. “It is also important to have adequate, moderate-income housing to meet the needs of Greenwich residents, and the funding item for congregate housing will be a major step forward. I thank Governor Lamont for prioritizing this funding for Greenwich in this round of bonding.”

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