Redevelopment Authority Board

Contact Information
One Government Center, Room 610
Fall River, MA 02722
Sarah Page, Executive Director
Karen Martin, Project Manager


The Board typically holds meetings each month at One Government Center, Government Center, Fall River, MA.

All meetings will be posted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Urban Renewal Plan

Fall River Downtown URP 

Fall River Waterfront URP

Fall River Waterfront Amendment


John R. Erickson, Chair

Ann Keane, Vice Chair

Joan Medeiros, Treasurer

Luis Gonsalves

Ronald S. Rusin, Jr.

What We Do

The Fall River Redevelopment Authority is an independent public authority established pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Ch.121B.  While it is not a city department, its mission includes the development and implementation of urban redevelopment and renewal programs and policies to support the city’s economic development and enhance the quality of life for its residents.  On-going projects include:

  • Implementation of a Waterfront Urban Renewal Plan
  • Implementation of a Downtown Urban Renewal Plan
  • Developing and marketing properties for industrial, commercial and research Innovation Way at Fall River
  • Identify and pursue economic development and job creation opportunities for the City