Whys Solutions, L.L.C.
Mednick joins forces with Michael Barton to form Whys Solutions, L.L.C.
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Local Government Representation
City of Hartford
Counsel to the Hartford Charter Revision Commission and special counsel for drafting the recently enacted civil service ordinance and the proposed procurement system.
City of Bridgeport
Special Counsel addressing complex housing transactions pertaining to the replacement of the Pequonnock and Fr. Panik public housing developments.
City of New Haven
Special Counsel for the sale of tax liens, negotiation of the Malley Property which is now being developed as Gateway Community College, negotiated the Arena Block/FBI building transaction.
City of New Britain
Counsel to multiple Charter Revision Commissions and assisted the City on transfer station privatization issues.
City of Waterbury
Counsel to multiple Charter Revision Commissions and assisted the city in the restructuring of procurement, civil service and ethics ordinances, contract negotiation and advice pertaining to tax collection methods.
Waterbury Board of Education
General representation on contract and procurement matter. Special counsel for the school construction program.
City of West Haven
Counsel to the Redevelopment Agency and Charter Revision Commission and investigation of police department protocols.
City of Bristol
Representation of police officials with respect to investigatory privilege, charter powers and ethics defense of the Police Chief.
Mednick represents or has represented the Mason’s Island Fire District (charter and by-law issues), New Haven Board of Education (school construction arbitrations), the Council of Governments for the Greater Naugatuck Valley (DEP grant and RWA recycling), the Greater Waterbury Transit District (public procurements and general representation) and the West Haven Realty Holding Corporation (real estate development). Among the entities he has represented in dealing with local governments are Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital (zoning, construction permits, real estate and government relations), Christ Presbyterian Church (zoning), APT Foundation (real estate, zoning and government relations), SMG (Coliseum Authority Privatization and labor relations) and Poseidon Water Resources (wastewater treatment privatization).
State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety
Negotiated the 800 MHz trunked radio simulcast portal for the voice and mobile data telecommunications system for the State Police. The competitive negotiation and contract discussions were the culmination of a decade-long process of upgrading its 55-year-old radio system including planning, site construction and procuring the microwave backbone for the system. In August, 1996 with the issuance of the RFP and for two-and-a-half years thereafter to the signing of the contract, Mednick worked with the interdepartmental evaluation and negotiating teams to negotiate a $45+ million contract.
State of Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Negotiated the first phase of procurement of an Integrated Tax Administration System for DOIT and the Department of Revenue Services (“DRS”). The $37+ million contract relates to the creation of a single integrated taxpayer case-based system including the development of detailed system requirements.
City of Waterbury
Lead negotiator on a series of technology contracts for the City of Waterbury and its Board of Education.
State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Currently represents the DMV in the development of the Real tme on Line Registration System.