In the past, membership in this team included an Assistant City Attorney, a member of Codes Enforcement, an Assistant City Manager, the Fire Chief, a Police Department member, a Land Manager, a Sustainability Officer, a Facilities Administrator, the Community Development Director, the Community Engagement Manager, and the City Attorney.
The Nuisance Abatement Team (NAT) is a task force comprising representatives of several departments within the City government. The areas represented include:
Chief Operations Office
Council and Constituent Services
Public Information Office
The goals of the Nuisance Abatement Team are to:
Agree on an inter-departmental approach and standard practice for addressing vacant and abandoned nuisance structures and properties.
Clearly designate department responsibilities for addressing and mitigating vacant and nuisance structures and properties.
Identify city codes and regulations necessary to improve the City’s ability to mitigate vacant and nuisance structures and properties.
Coordinate to establish the City Comprehensive Plan as the policy direction for neighborhood stabilization and property maintenance with additional guidance from appropriate overlay zones.
Continue to improve communication and coordination among department personnel and the public.