Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30th at 6:30 p.m., I will be hosting a community budget presentation at Celentano School, 400 Canner Street. I encourage residents to attend one of these presentations to learn about my proposed FY2011 budget, ask questions and offer suggestions. The following is a list of upcoming presentations for residents who are unable to make tomorrow’s presentation:
April 8th at 7 p.m. at Conte School
April 27th at 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln Bassett School
April 29th at 6:30 p.m. at Beecher School
Here’s what else is happening in New Haven:
Informational Session and Assistance for Small and Minority Businesses
On April 1st at 5:30 p.m., the West Rock Development Corporation, in conjunction with the West Rock Implementation Committee and the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven is sponsoring an Information Session with the Urban League of Southern CT (ULSC) about the ULSC’s Bonding Assistance Initiative. This program is designed to assist qualified small and minority businesses with obtaining performance and completion bonding for construction projects. Information will be provided as to how you can access this program to help enhance your business capabilities. The location for this event is 295 Wilmont Rd. For more information contact Clyde Caldwell at (203) 498-8800, ext 1033.
An accurate count of our City’s population will ensure that New Haven has the appropriate number of political representatives and that our community receives the necessary federal funding for schools, economic development, public safety and social services over the next 10 years. Census forms were mailed to City residents and should be mailed back as soon as possible. The form takes about 10 minutes to fill out and all information is kept confidential.
Police Chief Swearing-in
On Monday, April 5th, I will be swearing-in Frank Limon as the new Chief of Police for the New Haven Police Department.
New Haven Restaurant Week returns from April 18th-April 23rd! Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe, three course lunch and dinner menus that include an appetizer, entrée and dessert, with some restaurants offering special deals on wine and cocktail menus as well. Lunch is offered at $16.38 and dinner at $29. For a complete list of restaurants, please visit: infonewhaven.com.
The following cultural events are happening in New Haven this week:
March 29th through May 21st—Exhibition Opening: Through Nick’s Eyes: A Tribute to Nicholas Ohly (1938-2007) in the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery @ Arts Council of Greater New Haven. For more information: www.newhavenarts.org.
March 30th from 11am to 12:30pm—Best-selling author Wally Lamb, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf campus, room 160. Lamb is author “The Hour I First Believed,” “I Know This Much is True” and “She’s Come Undone.” For more information: http://www.gwcc.commnet.edu/.
March 30th at 7pm—Listen Here: Straight Shooters at Manjares Fine Pastries. For more information: www.newhavenreview.com.
March 31st at 12:30pm—Lunchtime Chamber Music featuring student chamber ensembles from the Yale School of Music. For more information: www.music.yale.edu/.
March 31st from 5:30 to 6:30pm—New Haven’s Monumental Geography presentation by Allan Plattus at Edgerton Park Carriage House, 145 Edgehill Rd.
March 31st at 8pm—Boris Berman, Piano Part of the Horowitz Piano Series by Yale School of Music at Morse Recital Hall. For more information: www.music.yale.edu/.
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I hope you have a happy and healthy week,
John DeStefano, Jr.
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