One Less Government Silo: Community Development + Code Enforcement

One Less Government Silo: Community Development + Code Enforcement

The 2018 City of Niagara Falls budget proposal calls for our director to supervise Code Enforcement at no additional cost. Saving the tax payers money, breaking down old bureaucratic silos and stronger partnerships make sense. Learn more in this blog from Seth Piccirillo, CD Director.  

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Q: Does My Opinion Matter In Niagara Falls? A: YES

Q: Does My Opinion Matter In Niagara Falls? A: YES

Most people only interact with government when there is complaint, emergency, or bill to be paid. Few people leave these experiences feeling like their ideas were the focal point of the transaction. That is where the annual Niagara Falls Community Development Action Plan comes in. Not only are we listening: you are driving the entire process.

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Gluck Park: Civics Over Politics By Seth Piccirillo

Gluck Park: Civics Over Politics By Seth Piccirillo

Niagara Falls: let’s build a playground at Gluck Park. Let’s put it together, as a community. Let’s build. We know it will not cure the world’s problems. We are not naïve. But, this is a chance for us to add real value to one of our neighborhoods. Instead of just reacting to the day’s events, tweet or piece of news, (real or fake), let’s be proactive. 

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Niagara Falls Zombie Fight Project Takes Citizens Bank To Court

Niagara Falls Zombie Fight Project Takes Citizens Bank To Court

The City of Niagara Falls officially served Citizens Bank with a legal complaint at company offices in Rhode Island and Virginia. Pursuant to the New York State Zombie Property and Foreclosure Prevention Law, the complaint details violations of the newly enacted law at five vacant houses, stuck in lengthy Citizens Bank mortgage foreclosures.

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Cash Mob @ The Cataract Grill

Let’s get together and support a new and delicious small business in Niagara Falls. We are organizing our second #LocalThursday Cash Mob at The Cataract Grill (2501 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, New York) on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 12 pm to 2 pm.

Definition of a Cash Mob: A cash mob is a group of people who assemble at a local business to make purchases. The purpose of these mobs is to support both the local businesses and the overall community and providing a social opportunity. They are a form of flash mob, and are inspired by them.

We are also asking all attendees to check in to social media platforms during lunch, offering reviews ofThe Cataract Grill, helping this new small business gain more attention and customers, visitors and locals alike.

We recommend the steak and cheese sub. See you on Thursday!