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Notice of Special Meeting of Stratford Town Council

Thursday, February 15th at 8:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of Stratford Town Hall

PUBLIC FORUM WILL BEGIN AT 7:30 P.M.

CEREMONIAL PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS For Black History Month

Recognitions:

  • Antonio “Tony” Ribeiro: Was a President and Coach of Stratford Pop Warner Football.
  • Elene M. Crosby:  Mrs. Crosby served diligently in the Stratford School system for an impressive 31 years, with 23 of those dedicated years being the only Black teacher at Flood Middle School. She was the second Black teacher contractually hired at Stratford High School in 1970.
  • Linda Faye Dowell:  In 1968, Linda Faye Dowell made a significant move to Stratford and achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first Black contractually hired teacher at Stratford High School in 1969.  Her sister, Elene Crosby was the second Black teacher contractually hired at Stratford High School in 1970.

Also On The Agenda:

  1. RESOLUTION REGARDING A CT DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT URBAN ACT GRANT TO SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR THE STRATFORD

PERFORMING ARTS COMPLEX PROJECT  Executive Summary: After the act of arson on the Shakespeare Theatre building, the State granted the Town $3,000,000 in funding to support future development of the property. The Town is currently going through the Urban Act grant application process to formally receive the State funding. All of this funding will go towards construction costs on the project except for $5,000 which is to go to legal fees, per DECD.

For Complete Agenda Go To:

https://www.stratfordct.gov/filestorage/39832/42634/43489/44629/140541/NOTICE_%26_AGENDA_TOWN_COUNCIL_AMENDED_2-15-24.pdf

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