Shelli DeRobertis 9:19 p.m., May 22
The Budget/Finance & Administration Committee of Centre City Development Corp. (CCDC) yesterday (July 9) recommended that Little Italy Association get a $240,000 contract to enhance parking in the neighborhood. Among other things, the association will be responsible for enhancing on-street parking, opening additional lots, implementing a valet program, and installing bike racks. Two principals will be assigned to the contract. Marco Li Mandri, who has a private company, New City America, and is administrator of the Little Italy Association, will be the primary contact. The other will be Steven Galasso, president of the Little Italy Association. The committee recommends that CCDC approve the contract.