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  • Department of Neighborhood 
    and Business Development
    Stephanie A. Miner, Mayor
    Paul Driscoll, Commissioner
    NBD Introduction Photos

    Paul Driscoll, Commissioner

    City Hall Commons, 6th Floor

    201 E. Washington St. - Syracuse, NY 13202

    (315) 448-8100

    Stephanie Pasquale, Deputy Commissioner
    Division of Neighborhood Development
    City Hall Commons, 6th Floor
    201 E. Washington St. – Syracuse, NY 13202
    (315) 448-8100

    Ben Walsh, Deputy Commissioner
    Division of Business Development 
    Washington Station
    333 W. Washington St., Ste 130 – Syracuse, NY 13202
    (315) 473-3275

    Full NBD Staff Directory  
  • The Department of Neighborhood and Business Development works to preserve and enhance Syracuse neighborhoods and commercial centers by administering federal, state and local funding programs, engaging with and providing support to encourage residential development and economic growth and leveraging resources to create thriving neighborhoods, communities and business districts throughout the city of Syracuse.
    Department News:
    DRAFT Five Year Consolidated Action Plan (2015 - 2019) released:
    In accordance with the City of Syracuse Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD) Citizen Participation Plan, NBD announces its intent to submit the Five Year Consolidated Action Plan (2015 – 2019) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Action Plan describes the Department’s performance goals and strategy for meeting them for the next five years.

    To view an electronic version of the Draft Consolidated Plan CLICK HERE

    The 30 day COMMENT PERIOD began on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Comments will be accepted until Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  To submit a comment, please contact Susannah Bartlett, NBD Planner, at 448-8448, or via email at
    A PUBLIC MEETING will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. in the Atrium at City Hall Commons, 201 East Washington Street, Syracuse, NY. At this meeting, NBD will report on the Consolidated Plan and hear comments and recommendations from citizens and stakeholders pertaining to the Plan.
    Accommodations for persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons will be made by request. Please place your request by calling (315) 448-8448 at least three business days prior to the meeting. The City of Syracuse complies with 31 CFR Part 51 and does not discriminate in access to facilities, programs, services, or activities on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, material status, national origin, or disability.  
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