Bid Title: City of Belfast Brownfields Assessment Program
Category: Economic Development
Status: Open

The City of Belfast has been awarded a US Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Assessment Grant for conducting environmental assessments and cleanup planning at eligible properties in Belfast. For owners, developers, and/or prospective purchasers of commercial and industrial properties in Belfast that have redevelopment potential, but are currently vacant or underutilized due to known or perceived contamination from by petroleum or other potential hazardous materials (or just the perception of contamination), the City can provide the owner or future purchaser with an environmental assessment and/or cleanup plan for that property at no charge, in order to provide environmental due diligence in support of bank financing, to document the environmental liabilities and associated cleanup costs, provide liability protections, to help revitalize these properties, and/or to protect the environment and public health. 

For more information, please watch one of our informational videos:

Overview of the City of Belfast Brownfields Assessment Program (January 2012; 28:32 in length)

Update on the City of Belfast Brownfields Assessment Program (August 2012; 17:44 in length)

You may also contact either of the following individuals to have a confidential conversation regarding this program:

Peter Sherr of Ransom Consulting (the City's Qualified Environmental Professional for this program): (207) 772-2891 or ; or

Thomas Kittredge, Economic Development Director for the City of Belfast: 207-338-3370 extension 116 or .

Site nomination forms will be accepted on a rolling basis.  Decisions regarding enrollment in the program are made by the City's Brownfields Selection Committee.  To apply, please fill out the site nomination form (below, under 'Related Documents') and send to:

Thomas Kittredge
Economic Development Director

(mailing address)
City of Belfast
131 Church Street
Belfast, Maine 04915

(e-mail address)

Note: additional information may be requested by the Brownfields Selection Committee after an applicant submits a site nomination form, to be able to make a decision on whether or not to enroll a site in the program.
Publication Date/Time:
2/24/2012 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Related Documents:

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