The City of Bristol and Mayor Ken Cockayne continued the blight fight with the demolition of another condemned home, this one at 30 Lincoln Place, a press release said.
“The message is clear and will not change. We will not tolerate blight in our community. It is not fair to the neighborhoods. It is not fair to responsible property owners. Attacking blight the way we are doing it will pay off in the future with safer neighborhoods and increased property values. This is a quality of life issue for our city.” Cockayne said in a press release.
The Mayor has made the blight fight a focus of this administration and lauded the code enforcement team for their efforts.
“I am very pleased. This has been a truly bi-partisan effort. Everyone is behind it.” said Cockayne, adding “Actions speak louder than words. And the message is clear, when warned, take action or we will.”
In a press release, Cockayne stressed though, that the city is willing to work with property owners to rehab their properties in distress, but warnings from the city must be heeded.