The feds are still fining the city $30K a day for not inking a deal yet with construction firm Skanska to build the Croton filtration plant, according to the Times.
The Times uses the opportunity to report on some rather old news (the Norwood News ran this story on the same subject in May) concerning the massive cost overruns on the project.
Newsday has the AP story on the filter fines.
By the way, we ran into Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz the other day in Riverdale and he said he wasp planning to sit down with the city’s Department of Investigation soon in hopes of getting them to, yes, investigate the project and the cost issue.
Likely mayoral rivals Adolfo Carrion, Jr. and William Thompson marched together at the Dominican Day Parade over the weekend, the Observer reports. The progression of their relationship in the coming months will be closely watched. Thompson has always spoken highly of Carrion, beginning with the latter’s days as councilman. We’ll see how long it lasts as they each eye
WNYC reports that the city will be spraying the borough’s southeastern nabes with pesticide on Wed. night to deter West Nile Virus.