NEW LONDON, Connecticut — State and local officials are expected to sign an agreement pledging their support for the development of the planned National Coast Guard Museum in New London.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, New London Mayor Daryl Finizio, Admiral Robert J. Papp, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, and James Coleman, chairman of the National Coast Guard Museum Association, are scheduled to attend a signing ceremony Wednesday at Union Station in New London.
The memorandum of agreement spells out how the state and city agree to support and help with the development, design review and approval of the planned four-story, 54,300-square-foot facility. Both also agree to help with museum with permits, zoning and other approvals.
The state has pledged $20 million toward the project.