His Relocation Interviewer salary was $3,400 per year.
The first model made by Frank for the B2 project in the downtown area specifically named buildings to be built in the future from Urban Renewal. Every building he projected came to fruition exactly as presented 7 years prior to actual development completion.
“[Frank] reminds me of a young Robert Moses. He is way ahead of his time.”
-Bill White, 1966 at Model presentation , Jefferson Street.
“I’m impressed with a young man from Waterbury taking charge like this. It’s about time we move forward.”
-Mayor Raymond Synder, 1966 at Model presentation, Jefferson Street
FRANK WAS APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AFTER THREE MONTHS OF INTERVIEWING APPROXIMATELY 15 CANDIDATES. HIS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE REWNEWAL PROGRAM SURFACED HIGHER THAN ALL WHO WERE INTERVIEWED AND HE WAS VOTED IN UNANIMOUSLY BY THE URBAN RENEWAL BOARD, BECOMING THE YOUNGEST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IN THE UNITED STATES OF A MAJOR CITY WITH OVER 100,000 POPULATION. ONLY KNOWN TO A FEW BOARD MEMBERS, FRANK HAD RECEIVED OFFICIALLY FROM THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF HIS APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. THE CITY OF WATERBURY WAS FORTUNATE THAT FRANK’S DECISION WAS TO STAY IN HIS HOME TOWN AS EVIDENCED BY THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT ARE APPARENT.