Democrats on the city council have said they want to minimize the amount of money taken from the city’s rainy day fund to help balance the 2013-14 budget. Mayor Pedro Segarra’s budget proposal calls for the withdrawal of $13.5 million from the fund, which currently has about $26 million.
One council member, Democrat Kenneth [...]
Officials at city hall said this afternoon that Saundra Kee Borges, who was appointed chief operating officer by the mayor in March, has withdrawn her nomination for the position. The mayor said in statement Monday that he has named Albert G. Ilg to “serve as a temporary part-time employee to assist with the transition and [...]
Mayor Pedro Segarra stopped in to several businesses along Capitol Avenue Friday morning to talk about the city’s decision not to oppose the closure of Flower Street to pedestrian and bicycle traffic, officials in his office said.
Residents of the Asylum Hill and Frog Hollow neighborhoods say the CTfastrak busway is splitting the city [...]
The city council will introduce legislation Monday calling for an audit of city-issued credit cards to be referred to the chief state’s attorney’s office.
The audit, completed by the city’s internal audit commission, recommended better oversight and enforcement of spending policies, and urged a ban on use of the cards for dining and entertainment. It [...]
The Courant today received a copy of the itemized receipt for a New Year’s Eve dinner attended by the mayor, his chief of staff and seven others, which has drawn criticism.
Mayor Pedro Segarra has said he reimbursed a portion of the dinner, and his chief of staff, Jared Kupiec, said today that he [...]
At the recommendation of the city’s internal audit commission, Mayor Pedro Segarra on Monday said he would ban the use of all city-issued credit cards for business-related entertainment.
The audit commission, after reviewing more than 400 purchases made with city-issued credit cards, recommended in a report released Friday that officials provide better oversight and [...]
Cityline reached out to some union folks Thursday to gauge their reaction to reports of how some city officials were spending money on their purchasing cards (city-issued credit cards used for travel, office supplies, dining, etc.). Mayor Pedro Segarra has said he will seek $3 million in employee concessions next [...]
The city’s internal audit commission this morning sent a letter to Mayor Pedro Segarra, Saundra Kee Borges, the city’s corporation counsel and chief operating officer, and the city council notifying them that five employees are violating a city ordinance because they are retirees who have been back on the city payroll for more than six [...]
The city’s internal audit commission, capping an investigation into an anonymous complaint, has found that six Hartford workers — including the chief operating officer and chief of police — are unlawfully employed because they retired from the city, but have been back on the payroll for more than six months, a source familiar with [...]
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