City of Stamford News and Updates: Fireworks Show Canceled, Mask Giveaway on Saturday, Labor Contract Aggrements with UAW and MAA

From the Mayor’s Office

  • The City of Stamford announced it successfully negotiated tentative agreements with the UAW union and the MAA union that would avoid layoffs for City workers in these unions.
  • The City continues to negotiate with all other unions to make the necessary budget cuts in accordance with the City budget passed earlier this month.

COVID-19 Updates


  • The City of Stamford’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show has been canceled this year due to budget cuts as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19 on Stamford’s community.
  • There will be a mask giveaway and pop-up testing available on Saturday, June 27 at the Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Avenue from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Pre-register online at drtabby.org.
  • Testing is provided at no cost.


  • Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, and Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced a joint incoming travel advisory that all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 self-quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.
  • This self-quarantine applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.
  • Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona announced details of the framework to allow all students – in all school districts statewide – the opportunity to have access to in-school, full-time instruction at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, as long as public health data continues to support this model.
  • Social distancing, facial coverings, frequent handwashing, enhanced cleaning, and cohorting will be used in classrooms.
  • Connecticut’s Department of Motor Vehicles partially reopened by appointment only. Open locations so far include Bridgeport, Waterbury, Hamden and Enfield. Not all services are available at all locations.
  • Click here for details.

Events & Meetings

Municipal meetings:

  • Stamford’s Board of Representatives' next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Monday, July 6 at 8 p.m.
  • Zoom meeting link here: https://zoom.us/j/98025277032.
  • Link to agenda: http://boardofreps.org/Data/Sites/43/userfiles/agendas/2020/200706.pdf.
  • Stamford’s Board of Finance next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m.
  • Stamford’s Board of Education next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m.
  • Link to Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/93717209065.
  • Link to agenda: https://www.stamfordpublicschools.org/district/board-education/agenda/regular-board-meeting-amended-agenda-4.
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