The quest for justice for hundreds of families who lost their health, their belongings, and ultimately their homes in New Haven’s worst housing disaster in a generation took a new turn Thursday with the filing of a federal class-action lawsuit.
Some relief has arrived for cops used to responding to calls in cars that have holes in the floor or steering wheels that come off. Thirteen new cars are parked in the city’s police car garage, but it will be up to alders to decide how much more relief might come before the year is over.
THE ALDERMANIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE BOARD OF ALDERS CHAMBER OF CITY HALL, 165 CHURCH STREET, FOR PUBLIC HEARING OF THE FOLLOWING MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS: ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF DANIEL DIAZ TO THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF FRANK REDENTE TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF JESSE HARDY TO THE HOMELESS ADVISORY COMMISSION THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE ACTION ONLY: ORDER OF THE BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF RICHARD BUCKHOLZ TO THE NEW HAVEN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION. ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF ANTOINE SCOTT TO THE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS TO READ AND FILE THE APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT CHIEF ANTHONY CAMPBELL AS INTERIM‑CHIEF OF THE NEW HAVEN POLICE DEPARTMENT. FOLLOWING THE PUBLIC HEARING, THE COMMITTEE WILL HOLD A WORKSHOP ON REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION. THESE ITEMS ARE FILED WITH THE CITY CLERK, ROOM 202, 20 ORANGE STREET, WHERE THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION. IF YOU NEED DISABILITY RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL FIVE BUSINESS DAYS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING: 203‑946‑7833 (VOICE) OR 203‑946‑8582 (TTY).