Public hearing on Blight Issues


Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.

PSU Altoona, Devorris Downtown Center
1431 12th Ave
Altoona, PA 16601

10:00 AM
Opening Remarks

10:10 AM
Matthew Pacifico, Mayor
City of Altoona

Winnie Branton, Esquire, Branton Strategies  LLC – Additional Testimony
Blight and Land Bank Training & Technical Assistance Program Manager for the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania

10:50 AM
Rebecca M. Brown, Director
Department of Codes & Inspections City of Altoona

11:10 AM
Steve McKnight, President & CEO
The Altoona Blair County Development Corporation

11:30  AM
James A. Hudack, Executive Director
Blair County Department of Social Services

Mayor Pacifico has arranged a brief (30 minutes) walking tour of blighted properties in downtown Altoona for committee members following the hearing.

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