Phoenix Mayor looking to open resource center

As some Phoenix residents returned home Wednesday, city leaders are looking at how to best more forward.

Mayor Chris Luz held a virtual town hall for citizens Wednesday. He says, with the approved disaster relief fund he’s trying to get the Phoenix Civic Center to open up as a resource building for both the citizens of Phoenix and Talent.

“I want to use our Phoenix Civic Center for what I call the disaster and relief recovery center for citizens to go to get information about filing for insurance information, FEMA relief funding, [and] how to clean up your particular housing lot that was or house that was burned down,” said Mayor Chris Luz.

If you’re interested in watching the digital town hall a recording of the meeting click HERE.

NBC5 News reporter Katie Streit comes from her hometown, Las Vegas. Katie went to the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While in Las Vegas, Katie won a Student Emmy for her coverage of the Las Vegas Shooting Anniversary. She also hosted and produced the university's political news show, where she interviewed Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-1). Her passion for politics turned into a coveted internship at the US Capitol in Washington D.C. In her final months working in the Las Vegas area, she was recognized for her journalism achievements by the Nevada Broadcaster's Foundation. Katie is excited to tell the stories of local Southern Oregonians and Northern Californians. Feel free to contact her at [email protected]
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