The city’s parks and rec department says it’s cleared more than 50 camps since Dec. 22.
D’Amato has been on the job for two weeks, but the city hasn’t answered questions about his experience or his vision for tackling one of the mayor’s most urgent priorities.
Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration has seen a half dozen or so resignations or firings recently weeks among officials working on the city’s response to homelessness.
A downtown property that has been the source of numerous police calls and neighbor complaints over the past two year is now vacant. Efforts are now underway to fix the home up so it can be sold.