Stamford’s master plan set to be adopted

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The city’s Planning Board is expected to adopt an updated master plan for Stamford tonight at its regular weekly meeting at the Government Center. The passage of the new master plan, which is seen as the blueprint for a city’s development, comes after months of controversy over the document. Drafted by the city’s land use […] [Read More]
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Amid concerns, Stamford Planning Board delays vote on master plan

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The city’s Planning Board has decided to postpone a vote on approving the master plan because of concerns about the document expressed by the community. On Monday, Norman Cole, the city’s land use bureau chief, said in an email that the board is not ready to adopt the master plan during its scheduled meeting Tuesday […] [Read More]

Stamford’s capital budget process starts tonight

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As if the city’s Planning Board did not have enough on its plate with the master plan update, the group will begin hearing capital budget requests tonight from various city departments and nonprofit agencies. Every year, the Planning Board is responsible for drafting the capital budget plan for the city. It will then go to […] [Read More]
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Public hearing #2 on Stamford master plan set for Tuesday

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The city’s Planning Board is set to hold a second night of public hearings Tuesday night on the proposed master plan. The hearing, which is set to start at 6pm in the Government Center cafeteria, represents an opportunity for residents and stakeholders to weigh in on a 200-plus page planning document that sets Stamford’s priorities […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s master plan

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A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for residents and business owners to give their input. Here is an earlier draft version of the master […] [Read More]

Cummings Park/West Beach master planning hearing on Tuesday

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The city will hold the first of three planned public hearings Tuesday night to get input on potential changes to Cummings Park and West Beach. Input at the meetings will be added to a master plan for the 79 acre Cummings Park and 26-acre West Beach which are close by each other. In addition to […] [Read More]

Poll: Mayor’s proposed tax increase

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Planning Board supports proposed Atlantic Street Post Office development

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STAMFORD — The Planning Board unanimously voted Tuesday night to support the mixed-use housing project proposed for the site of the shuttered Atlantic Street Post Office. The Planning Board, which held a public hearing on the proposal last week, did not allow public comment at Tuesday’s meeting even though several local preservationists requested the opportunity […] [Read More]
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Peruse the Planning Board’s budget

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ABOVE: Planning Board Chairwoman Theresa Dell (ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — The Planning Board will hold a public hearing tonight on its proposed $47.2 million capital budget, which includes $36.6 million in taxpayer-funded projects. Want more details before you drive down to the Government Center to speak your mind? Flip through the draft budget below. The hearing […] [Read More]

South Western Regional Planning Agency to hold annual legislative briefing next week

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The South Western Regional Planning Agency and South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold their annual combined legislative briefing from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Wednesday Jan. 15, at Norwalk City Hall. [Read More]
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