"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
(October 29, 2012) –Mayor Pedro E. Segarra today released the following statement on the City of Hartford’s preparation for and response to Hurricane Sandy.
“We are doing everything possible to prepare for the impending storm,” said Mayor Segarra. “Hartford Public Schools and City Offices are closed tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30. Governor Malloy has ordered road closures as of this morning. I urge all residents to stay off the roads to allow emergency vehicles and personnel easy access to problematic locations. This is a very serious storm and I urge all residents to stay home and take necessary precautions”
(October 18, 2012) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra, Chief of Police James C. Rovella and the Board of Education today announced that a formal Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has been signed creating a partnership between the Hartford Police Department and Hartford Public Schools. The agreement outlines a more consistent response to disruptive school incidents and a more concerted effort to reduce the number of students referred to court. It establishes clear guidelines for the handling of non-emergency disruptive behavior at both school and school-related events by personnel representing the HPD and the HPS.
(October 9, 2012) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra announced today the release of federal grant funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for Hartford’s Elderly Nutrition Program. The grant, awarded by the North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA), will expand the nutritional programs provided through the City’s senior centers.
(October 15, 2012) – Today Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and Chief Edward Casares, Jr. announced that Hartford Fire Department firefighters and staff will be wearing pink shirts for the remainder of the month in support for the many men and women that have been affected by cancer.
For Immediate Release:
October 1, 2012
(Hartford) – At Hartford City Hall today, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Congressman John B. Larson, and Mayor Pedro E. Segarra announced a $1 million grant for the Hartford Innovation Hub, awarded through the United States Economic Development Administration’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Challenge. The SC2 Challenge was created to assist cities with leveraging innovative ideas and approaches to create actionable economic development proposals and plans, fostering long-term economic development, job creation, and community prosperity. Established through an executive order from President Barack Obama, the SC2 Challenge was awarded to only three cities nationwide, including Hartford.
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