Martin revives “Mayor’s Night Out”

AMMON_1125C.MAYOR.TRABOVE: Former Mayor Dannel P. Malloy held a mayor’s night out at  Pat’s Hubba Hubba on Cove Road in Stamford in 1996 (ADVOCATE)

STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin is relaunching Stamford’s “Mayor’s Night In/Out,” a program first started by former Mayor Dannel P. Malloy.

The monthly gatherings, held at the Government Center and various locations across the city, allow residents to meet face-to-face with the mayor and members of his staff to voice comments or concerns. The program has been on hiatus for the past four years because Malloy’s successor, former Mayor Michael Pavia, did not continue the practice.

“My administration is dedicated to focusing on citizen issues and concerns and this is a wonderful opportunity for me to hear from them directly,” Martin said in a news release issued by his office Wednesday. “This event will be the first of many and I am looking forward to it.”

Martin’s first “Mayor’s Night In” is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. in the mayor’s office on the 10th floor of the Government Center. Residents will be heard on a first-come, first-served basis. In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30.