Abandoned property town hall set for Jan. 8 in McKees Rocks

Learn what new life for vacant properties in your neighborhood could look like during the McKees Rocks town hall set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the Roxian Theatre, 425 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks.

Building on your input from the 2018 blighted property workshop, the discussion will include: 

  • Turning blight into community assets
  • How to acquire a vacant property
  • How to become a homeowner 
  • What is a land bank?

Speakers to include: 

  • Ray Garofalo – Vice President, Community Development, Dollar Bank 
  • An Lewis – Tricog Land Bank 
  • Rebecca Aguilar-Francis – Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh
  •  Megan Turnbull  – McKees Rocks Borough 
  • Cassandra Collinge – Allegheny County Vacant Property Program 
  • Rebecca Mizikar – Grounded 
  • Gabrielle Elliott – MRCDC

Presented by McKees Rocks Borough and McKees Rocks Community Development Corp.