For Stratford Network

Got the Budget Blues?

You can make a difference. What we started almost 4 years ago has already changed Stratford forever.

Join us!


Budget under Harkins

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What's TOD?

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Transit Oriented Development is, according to the Town of Stratford’s plan, “a pattern of urban planning in which land use and transit are designed to support each other.”

Our train station should be treated as a transportation hub, with the idea of DE-CONGESTING traffic and improving access to it and its supporting / supported uses.

What Town Hall did was draw two concentric circles ¼ mile and ½ mile  – representing walking distances of 5 and 10 minutes – from the station. These circles were superimposed on the current zoning map and within them, parcels identified for a dense mixture of housing and commercial development.

Is this really TOD? Where are the inputs from our own Plan of Conservation and Development? Where are the insights from the Southern Connecticut Regional Transit Authority?

Here are the documents For Stratford Network has compiled from public sources.

DO YOU WANT TO BE IN THE LOOP?

Click HERE to be included on the TOD Special Interest Group.

What can you do? Whatever you want and have time for!

Thank you!

Want Change?

Let's start at the top.

You have the opportunity to put Stratford on an entirely new path this November.

To help you make the choice on who you'll vote for as mayor, For Stratford Network has created a questionnaire.

We constructed this specifically for the mayoral candidates, but any candidate running for office in Stratford is welcome to complete the form.

We will be posting ALL responses as given to us  - no grammatical corrections, no spell check, no changes.

Remember in november.jpgClick the picture and you can download a copy. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be invited to complete the questionnaire via an emailed link. If you are a candidate, look for that link in your email next week.

 

Raymark, the never-ending saga....

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Stratford is a Super Fund site. It’s been designated as such for many years, through many local, state and federal administrations.

And, we still have the toxic waste.

What’s going on?

We have years of meetings, offers of remediation dollars that have not been used (and may be withdrawn). How is Town Hall working to make Stratford whole again? (Or, not?)

This may be an issue where there is no good, single solution. But it does need a single goal: clean up the toxic waste left by Raybestos and others to the best of our current ability.

Here are the documents For Stratford Network has compiled from public sources.

DO YOU WANT TO BE IN THE LOOP?

Click HERE to be included on the Raymark Special Interest Group.

What can you do? Whatever you want and have time for.

Thank you!

For Stratford Network Mission Statement

We seek to improve the quality of life in Stratford by encouraging public awareness and political involvement.

 

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Harkins had plans to sell off our sewer plant for years. He's also been - contrary to state law - dipping into the WPCA funds. If you didn't know it already, the sewer user fees are supposed to be used ONLY for the operation of the plant.

Instead, Town Hall has been raiding the coffers.

Don't believe Town Hall when you're told that your taxes have to go up because you prevented the sale.

That's simply not true.

Taxes have NEVER PAID for the plant. But, the budget sure is being used against our best interests. As the latest budget shows, Harkins has been using your sewer fees to cover up his fiscal mis-management.

Here are the documents For Stratford Network has compiled from public sources.

DO YOU WANT TO BE IN THE LOOP?

Click HERE to be included on the WPCA Special Interest Group.

What can you do? Whatever you want and have time for.

THANK YOU!