Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will join Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa at a press conference on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to announce a new initiative to address nuisance properties in the city.
At the press conference, Attorney General Kilmartin is expected to announce a $250,000 grant awarded to the City of Central Falls Nuisance Task Force to support the City’s efforts to identify and remediate vacant and abandoned properties, launch of a tri-lingual, community-based education program about foreclosures, and an innovative public engagement and community data program and report on steps the City is taking to address the issue. The funding is made available through the National Mortgage Settlement between the five largest mortgage service providers and attorneys general nationwide.
The press conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. in front of 69 Pacific Street, Central Falls, a property that is on the City’s nuisance list and is in the process of being foreclosed upon.
Attorney General Kilmartin and Mayor Diossa will be joined by Council President Bob Ferri, Central Falls Police Chief James Mendonca, Fire Chief Robert Bradley, City Solicitor Matthew Jerzyk, Director of Code Enforcement Elaine Partridge and members of the Central Falls Nuisance Task Force.
What: Press conference to announce new initiative to address nuisance properties in Central Falls
When: 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Where: 69 Pacific Street
Central Falls, RI
Who: Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa, Council President Bob Ferri, Central Falls Police Chief James Mendonca, Fire Chief Robert Bradley, City Solicitor Matthew Jerzyk, and members of the Central Falls Nuisance Task Force: Bob Battey, Stephen Larrick, Keith Sullivan, Chris Reed, Joee Lindbeck, Sonia Grace, Lissette Gomes, Councilwoman Tia Ristano-Siegel