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
Ron Trustman, President of Plastiglide, Frank, Ralph Carpinella, President of Better Forms Metals, who became President of Plastiglide and the owner of his own company, which is in the Captain Nevelle Drive Industrial Park, which is Carpin Manufacturing.
Always a strong supporter of the Urban Renewal Process in Waterbury, Mayor Michael Bergin always had a humorous remark or tale to tell about Frank.
Frank giving presentation of the largest central business district development plan and The Palace Theater in the state of Connecticut at the Alderman Chambers in City Hall, Waterbury in 1971 — 6 Urban Renewal projects. $47,000,000 in state and federal funding, all 6 Urban Renewal Projects were successfully completed, increasing Waterbury’s tax-base by over 120% and increasing several thousand jobs to the city of Waterbury, both temporary and permanent. Projects were completed in 1980. Palace Theater completed in 2004.
$47,000,000 in State and Federal funding all 6 projects were a huge success!
This is more projects completed than any other city with Urban Renewal Projects in the United States.
Mayor Bergin signing the 1st major rehabilitation program in the history of Waterbury and the largest neighborhood rehabilitation program in the state of Connecticut. When completed, 5 major neighborhood plans were successfully accomplished and within those 5 neighborhoods, 11 different programs were initiated.