CT Approves $2.2 Million For New Haven

December 11, 2018

Rep. Roland Lemar joined his colleagues representing New Haven to announce that the State Bond Commission today approved $2,263,000 in state funding for several local initiatives and projects.

“The next investments in the Shubert and Long Wharf will continue to cement New Haven’s reputation as the cultural center of Connecticut,” Rep. Lemar said. “The investments in our port will continue to ensure that we build a more efficient transportation network and position us to grow jobs here in New Haven. And I’m also excited about Fair Haven CHC’s growth and the amazing work they will do to improve health outcomes for New Haven residents.”

Here are the projects and initiatives:

  • $1,000,000 grant-in-aid to Fair Haven Community Health Care for alterations, renovations and improvements to its facilities at 350 and 374 Grand Street in New Haven. The work includes HVAC improvements, interior and exterior renovations, expansion of lobbies and waiting areas, expansion of parking areas and roof replacement

  • $500,000 grant-in-aid to the Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Theater in New Haven to assist with phase II of renovations and improvements under its centennial plan

  • $463,000 grant-in-aid to the Connecticut Player Foundation and Long Wharf Theater in New Haven to assist with a facilities planning and market study

  • $300,000 grant-in-aid to the City of New Haven to assist with creation of The Lost Generation Memorial Garden dedicated to victims of gun violence. The park will be located on Valley Street in the Westville section of the city