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The City of Pittston Redevelopment Authority focuses on projects to revitalize commercial and residential properties to spur investment in the city, create jobs, and attract and retain residents. Projects are financed by City appropriations, federal and state grants and public-private partnerships. The Redevelopment Authority is established pursuant to Section 18-1 of the Pittston City Code and is governed  by a 5 member board appointed by the City Council, with support for daily operations provided by an executive director and professional staff.

Board Members

Joseph Chernouskas, Chairman

LEo SperRazza, Vice Chairman

James Zarra, Treasurer 

Frank Serino

Charles BArone

Staff Members

Joseph Chacke
Secretary, Executive Director

Shannon Bonacci
Grant and Program Coordinator

Cara Wengen
Community Development Specialist 

Rebecca Latona
Bookkeeper  

Cindy Ferraz
Grant Specialist 

solicitor

sam falcone
Saporito, Falcone & Watt