Passaic, NJ- On September 18th, Mayor Hector C. Lora and the City of Passaic announced the demolition phase for the proposed multifunctional facility at 69 Jefferson Street. The Mayor's vision for providing services to those most in need in the community has led to this innovative project.
The City of Passaic received $1.1 million from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through its Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 Relief Funds. Mayor Lora stated, "This funding will be used to create a multi-purpose facility that will deliver COVID-19 related services and other community services for our residents."Some of these services include drug and alcohol counseling, COVID-19 testing, tracing, immunization, and shelter for disaster relief.
The start of the first phase will fulfill the Mayor’s continued promise of keeping a clean, safe, and welcoming community for all. Mayor Lora stated, "This is another example of my commitment to the health, safety, and welfare of my residents and to provide them with much-needed services”. These initiatives are aimed to enhance the community's well-being by addressing critical issues such as healthcare and sustainability.
The plans for this initiative are set to be completed by next year, including opening the new building and several offices. For more information, please visit: https://www.cityofpassaic.com/