Ed Dudko spoke to the City Council tonight to let its members know that his family, the Bugryns, have now been out of their homes for five years.
There's nothing yet to take the place of the homes the city took to build its mostly empty Southeast Bristol Industrial Park, he pointed out.
His mother, Mary (Bugryn) Dudko, "hates her new home," he said
Dudko said that Nellie Fillipetti, another of the elderly family members who were forced out, died last month.
"What happened?" Dudko asked. "Who was I to subsidize Yarde Metals?"
One of the driving forces behind the city's effort was to find a place for Yarde Metals to expand. In the end, the company wound up in Southington, but not for lack of trying by City Hall.
The city bought the Bugryns' property for market value, as determined by appraisers and courts.
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