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Heritage Park tenants question citya s use of MassWorks grant

There are 8 comments on the North Adams Transcript story from Nov 20, 2012, titled Heritage Park tenants question citya s use of MassWorks grant. In it, North Adams Transcript reports that:

Several tenants of Western Gateway Heritage State Park asked why an $881,488 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant would be used to improve landscaping and parking lots and not the park's deteriorating buildings during the North Adams Redevelopment Authority's meeting Monday night.

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George

Springfield, MA

#1 Nov 20, 2012
Barrett ran this park for 26 years with a committee made up of one person, himself with no public input. The buildings have been empty and in disrepair for a long time. Most of the tenants don't pay rent or barely enough rent to cover expenses. They are upset they will have to pay more if private owners buy the park. The city should not be subsidising tentants or in commercial retail business. Give it to private developers and collect taxes on it.
Section4x2

Williamstown, MA

#4 Nov 20, 2012
George wrote:
Barrett ran this park for 26 years with a committee made up of one person, himself with no public input. The buildings have been empty and in disrepair for a long time. Most of the tenants don't pay rent or barely enough rent to cover expenses. They are upset they will have to pay more if private owners buy the park. The city should not be subsidising tentants or in commercial retail business. Give it to private developers and collect taxes on it.
I didn't realize that Talia's had a problem for 11 years. Why would it become public only after a regiem change? Of course the FYP will give it a chance as the new management team pretty much ensures they won't pay rent for another 20 years. If Mr. Morandi, of the NAHS, were a bit more savy he would be using this opportunity to advocate for a more prominent position in the future of Mass MoCA's planning.
cil

Clifton Park, NY

#5 Nov 23, 2012
hey,move HP closer to FYP its in ADA violation
chbpod

East Greenwich, RI

#6 Nov 23, 2012
cil wrote:
hey,move HP closer to FYP its in ADA violation
He stupidshiate--there are 2 (maybe 3) HP spaces adjacent to the FYP building---a few steps from the front door
cil

Clifton Park, NY

#7 Nov 23, 2012
need more then that.. how maney people can fyp hold?
chbpod

East Greenwich, RI

#8 Nov 23, 2012
cil wrote:
need more then that.. how maney people can fyp hold?
That's not the point-you said to move HP closer to FYP--you can't get any closer than the HP spaces are already

Since: Aug 12

Petersburg, VA

#9 Nov 23, 2012
chbpod wrote:
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That's not the point-you said to move HP closer to FYP--you can't get any closer than the HP spaces are already
Plenty of HP spaces there.
cil

Clifton Park, NY

#10 Nov 23, 2012
you know what i mean..stop turning my words around..take advantange causei write like crap

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