Twenty-four hour surveillance cameras at several locations. The feed is recorded by The City of New Haven and Yale Security to be used as evidence in case of a criminal incident.
Daily rubbish removal from barrels
Cleaning drain grates
Properties, alleys, and lawns are cleaned to the building line every day
Trim bushes, hedges and trees that block street lighting
Snow removal from sidewalks at crosswalks only
Maintain & replace equipment
Provides uniforms for employees
Maintains & displays promotional banners for city events and holidays
Provides holiday decorations
Removal of graffiti from blighted buildings and public spaces
Holds annual meeting & election as required by city ordinance
Monitor buildings daily & report problems
Maintains one office within the district
Maintains decorative lighting
Liaison between city & government and the CWSSD members
Maintain public improvements & improves the appearance of abandoned buildings.
Broken pavers and faulty sidewalks will be replaced. The block of Chapel street between Park and Howe has been completed. Park street between Chapel and Crown streets has been completed. A survey of all sidewalk defects in the district has been completed. The city has opened bids for the block between York and Park streets.
New banners and signage are being installed. Call the CWSSD office to get yours: (203) 787-3000.
New banners, in a new design are being installed. If you want one, call Strong/Cohen design.
New entry and exit signs for the district have been installed as well as a logo sign at the corner of Chapel and Howe streets.
Expansion of the district will result in cleaner streets at the edge of the District, especially Park street, York, Crown, and Edgewood.
The district board plans to solicit developers to acquire and renovate any underutilized or blighted property and to support all applications to the city.
The board has installed surveillance cameras at key locations throughout the district both to deter crimes and to provide evidence for conviction of those who commit them.
80 properties in the district are being re-zoned to Downtown BD-1 at the request of the district.