The 119 properties being studied for potential redevelopment have a total assessed value of $30.733 million, generating property taxes last year of about $1.898 million. Collectively, the properties comprise about 57 acres.
City Council approved a preliminary, non-condemnation redevelopment study of six areas of town after residents packed the Council Chambers Monday night with most speakers voicing opposition to the study.
A 10-unit apartment complex that was almost a decade in the making after Zoning Board rejections has quickly taken shape over the last several months.
There’s been some activity in recent weeks at the former Koza’s Bar site on West Scott Avenue. Continue reading Recent activity at former Koza’s Bar site
Two months after demolition began in earnest, the last of the buildings on the former Wheatena property came down last week.
An Oliver Street apartment complex won a tax appeal judgment of almost 10 percent off its property tax bills for 2014 and 2015.
City Council approved tax appeals for four commercial properties totaling almost $64,000 across a number of tax years.
There are more than 300 residential properties on the city’s foreclosure registry, as of Sept. 1, including almost 100 vacant properties.