Neighborhood Action Team

Membership

  • Robert Cabello, Assistant City Attorney
  • Chief James Chavez, Codes Enforcement
  • David Dollahon, Assistant City Manager - Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Eric Enriquez, Fire Department
  • Chief Patrick Gallagher, Police Department
  • Bill Hamm, Land Manager
  • Lisa LaRocque, Sustainability Officer
  • Eric Martin, Facilities Administrator
  • Larry Nichols, Community Development Director
  • Jamey Rickman, Community Outreach Manager
  • Elizabeth Teeters, Policy Analyst
  • Jennifer Vega-Brown, City Attorney

Purpose

The Neighborhood Action Team (NAT) is a task force comprising representatives of several departments within the City government. The areas represented include: 

  • Chief Operations Office
  • Codes Enforcement
  • Community Development
  • Council and Constituent Services
  • Facilities
  • Fire Department
  • Land Management
  • Legal
  • Police Department
  • Public Information Office

Goals

The goals of the Neighborhood Action 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.