Altoona Redevelopment Authority
 

 Information

 

Purpose

The Redevelopment Authority derives its powers and duties from the Pennsylvania State Urban Redevelopment Law.  It executes urban renewal projects, manages the City Transportation Center, and administers the City's Blighted Property Program.  In conjunction with this, the Authority administers the Vacant Land Management and Housing Programs for the City.

Five (5) member Board, appointed by the Mayor, for a term of five (5) years.  *Residency requirement.

Enabling Legislation

Per Urban Redevelopment Law 1945, May 24, P.L. 991, 35 P.S. 1701 et. seq. (1705)

Staff

  • Community Development Department
    814-949-2470
  • Lee Slusser, Director
  • Nick Ardizzone, Property & Program Manager
  • Solicitor: Elizabeth Benjamin, Esq. 

Meetings

3rd Friday of every month, 8:30 AM, Altoona City Hall, 1301 Twelfth Street, 4th Floor Conference Room
Altoona PA 16601.

Meeting Minutes

 

 Altoona Redevelopment Authority Members

 
  • Don Devorris
    304 E. Ward Avenue
    Altoona PA 16602
    Office Phone: 814-949-8280
    Residence Phone: 814-944-2442
    Resolution: Mayor's Appointment
    Term End: January 2019
  • Richard Fiore Jr.
    414 38th Street
    Altoona PA 16602
    Office Phone: 814-946-3686
    Residence Phone: 814-940-8301
    Resolution: #0012-16
    Term End: January 2021
  • Louisa Lobre-Riley
    1407 Adams Avenue
    Altoona PA 16602
    Office Phone: 814-949-5189
    Residence Phone: 814-943-7413
    Resolution: 1/11/17
    Term End: January 2022
  • Mayor Matt Pacifico
    1301 12th Street
    Altoona PA 16601
    Office Phone: 814-949-2476
    Resolution: Mayor's Appointment
    Term End: January 2018
    Resolution & City Official Appointment Agreement
  • Frank Wiley
    510 49th Street
    Altoona PA 16602
    Office Phone: 814-201-2027
    Residence Phone: 814-942-1316
    Resolution: 1/11/17
    Term End: January 2022