The state Bond Commission has approved funding for a number of projects in the Greater Danbury area. $7 million will be used for improvements at Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Connecticut State Universities. The work will include restoration of academic facilities, upgrading safety systems and other ground improvements.
The Commission also approved $300,000 for a boiler to be replaced at the Danbury Superior Courthouse. Easton Police Department will receive nearly $49,000 to purchase body cameras and video storage devices. Henry Abbot Technical High School in Danbury will receive about $17,000 for improvements and technology equipment.
Pending project selections, $825,000 was approved for remediation, marketing and planning activities Fairfield Hills in Newtown and four other state-owned surplus facilities and formerly state-owned facilities.