Niagara Gazette — The group’s most recent legislative focus has been on quality of life issues and the Department of Social Services. The are seeking support to a law requiring an apartment pass inspection, similar to the inspections performed by Leased Housing, and be clean and safe, before a landlord can receive public money in the form of housing vouchers.
This and more will be topics for discussion at the next meeting.
Health care forum on Tuesday
Those who have questions about “Obamacare” may find some answers during a public forum on the Affordable Care Act being held at noon Tuesday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
The free event, being held in the Governor’s Room, is sponsored by the The Niagara Falls, New York Chamber of Commerce is open to all individuals and businesses that would like to be provided with first hand information about upcoming changes in health care.
There will also be an opportunity to ask questions about health care reform.
For more information call the chamber at 285-5345 or visit the Niagara Falls New York Chamber of Commerce on Facebook.
Carol A. Palumbo of Lewiston has been appointed the agency services director for the Food Bank of WNY. For the past 13 years, Palumbo has been the Family Development and Nutrition Supervisor for the Niagara Community Action Program in Niagara Falls.
She is a graduate of Niagara County Community College, was a member of the Food Bank’s board of directors for three years and has worked for an agency serviced by the Food Bank for 23 years.
In her new position, she will be responsible for overseeing the needs of the Food Bank’s 340 member agencies in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties; and administrating programs and services to support their clients.
Robert J. Kazeangin Jr. was appointed to the Niagara Falls Public Library Board of Trustees. Kazeangin has been the circulation division manager at the Buffalo News since 2004. He is on the board of directors for both the United Way of Greater Niagara and the Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. He is a member and past chair of the Niagara Falls Board of Education Audit Committee. Kazeangin is also a former board member of the Niagara Falls Board of Education. He previously served on the board of directors of Leadership Niagara and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara and is a past member of the Niagara Falls Planning Board.