Roger Spurback, who has been active in the city's growing block club movement, has been elected president of the Niagara Falls Block Club Council.
Spurback is currently president of the Home Block Club Association and is chairman of the Crime Prevention Committee of the Block Club Council.
He said he plans to hold "mini neighborhood summits" in areas not served by block clubs and focus on issues specific to individual areas; form a Niagara County Coalition on Crime to gain ideas, exposure and action from members throughout the county; and enhance visibility and effectiveness in problem solving for block clubs throughout the city.
Other officers elected were Joseph Monaco, vice president; Glenda Glover, secretary; Norma Higgs, treasurer; and Sam Granieri, Patricia Merino and Paul Ross, trustees.
The next meeting of the block club council will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the conference room of the Earl W. Brydges Public Library,
1425 Main St.