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Griffin & Associates Presentation May 14, 2014
City of Altoona, Pennsylvania

Altoona Redevelopment Authority


Julie Patosky
1401 Logan Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
717-250-4135 (C)
January 2020
Mayor's Appointment
January 28, 2015 
Richard Fiore Jr.
414 38th Street
Altoona, PA  16602
940-8301 (R)
946-3686 (O) 
January 2021
Mayor Matt Pacifico
1301 12th Street
Altoona, PA  16601
949-2405 (O) 
January 2018
Mayor's Appointment
February 12, 2014
Don Devorris, Chairman 
304 E. Ward Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
944-2442 (R)
949-8280 (O)  
January 2019
Mayor's Appointment
February 12, 2014
Louisa Lobre-Riley
1407 Adams Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
943-7413 (R)
949-5189 (O)
January 2017
Mayor's Appointment
March 14, 2012



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.



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


STAFF:  Planning&Community Development Department (814) 949-2470


Lee Slusser, Director

Nick Ardizzone, Property & Program Manager

Solicitor: Patrick Fanelli 


MEETINGS:  3rd Friday of every month, 8:30 a.m., Altoona City Hall - 1301 12th Street - 4th Floor Conference Room, Altoona, PA.