Mike Finkbeiner

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Cos Cob Controversy Comes to a Head Over Proposed Demo of 1870 Carriage House in Local Historic District

“It takes commitment to own a house within a historic district, and if you buy here you should have the philosophy of not maxing it out for profit,” – Faith Toraby Continue Reading →

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Housing Authority Grilled Over Proposed 4-Story, 51 Unit Building for Seniors 55+ at Armstrong Court

Selectman Sandy Litvack questioned the Housing Authority why they want to enter the market rate rental business. Their proposed 4 story building will have 51 units of which 90% will be market rate. Continue Reading →

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Tesei: Fencing off Fields at Western Middle School Reflects “Abundance of Caution”

After an oral report from Greenwich’s environmental consultant was released, and the Town fenced off Western Middle School fields, land surveyor Michael Finkbeiner challenged Peter Tesei during the First Selectman’s weekly radio show.

Mr. Tesei said the fencing would be installed out of “an abundance of caution,” and that there were not exceedances found at Western. Mr. Finkbeiner replied, “That patently is untrue. There were many exceedances.” Continue Reading →

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Finkbeiner: FOI Unearths Suppressed Housing Authority Tests

“Housing Authority suppressed its unfavorable findings from its own consultants, Fuss & O’Neill EnviroScience, LLC in April 2014. It hired a New Jersey firm not licensed as Environmental Professionals in Connecticut, and they mis-represented the CT standards, so the bad test results were not revealed. Mr. Tesei is very correct, however, that there is lots of mis-information.” – Mike Finkbeiner, a graduate of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Continue Reading →

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