"As Mayor, I will always advocate for Hartford, the city that opened its doors to me and provided opportunities that shaped my success.
My mission is simple: To make Hartford a national model for urban reinvention by leveraging existing resources to attain economic security and create a nurturing, inspiring environment for all residents.
I am committed to modernizing the way our local government works and to running an administration that is efficient, responsive, and open. It is truly a privilege to serve the people of Hartford. I look forward to working together to make Connecticut’s Capital City the best it can be."
Pedro E. Segarra
(August 2, 2013) — Starting tonight, August 2, Newfield Avenue will be closed from Flatbush Avenue to Charter Oak Marketplace Drive, in order to accommodate construction for Stage 2 of CTfastrak’s Flatbush Avenue reconstruction project.
For approximately the next eleven weeks, all Newfield Avenue traffic between Flatbush and Charter Oak Marketplace will be detoured onto Charter Oak Marketplace Drive. After that, Newfield will reopen, and Flatbush Avenue will be closed for approximately three weeks. The Flatbush Avenue bridge is scheduled to open by Thanksgiving.
CTfastrak has notified the property owners and businesses in the affected area, and City police, fire, and emergency services, as well as other first responders, are aware of the closure and new traffic pattern. In an effort to reduce congestion associated with the detour, residents are encouraged to consider alternate routes to Newfield Avenue, especially during peak drive times.
For Immediate Release: August 2, 2013
Contact: Thomas Clarke
(August 1, 2013) — On August 1, 2013 Andrew Jaffee, Director of Emergency Services & Telecommunications convened a Loudermill Hearing regarding the racial epithet stated by an Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher on July 22, 2013.
(July 30, 2013) — Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released the following statement after a meeting between the Chief of Police, senior staff, City Council members and state and local NAACP presidents Scot X. Esdaile and Abdul-Shahid Muhammad Ansari, concerning recent racially inflammatory remarks made by City employees:
(July 31, 2013) — On Friday, August 2, the City of Hartford’s Livable & Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (LSNI), Department of Public Works (DPW) and representatives from the Navy submarine USS Hartford will be coordinating a clean-up event at Hartford’s historic Keney Park. Around 60 volunteers from the crew of the USS Hartford will be working to clear vegetation and litter within Keney Park’s Leadership Hiking Trail. Clean-up will take place from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
(July 30, 2013) — Thursday, August 1st, 2013, is the last day to pay City of Hartford real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle taxes due for the first installment of the 2012 Grand List. Payment may be made in person, via mail, or online at http://www.hartford.gov/tax
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