Alpena Township Trustees Hire Brownfield Executive Director Wed, 12 Jan 2022 06:02:40 EST
In regular session Tuesday, Charter Township of Alpena Trustees approved of a securing services for a their Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, and hired an executive Director for the same.
Mac McClelland will provide services through his Traverse City based consulting company at a rate of $120.00 per hour, and will also serve as the Executive Director for the authority. The action in effect merging the two for a more streamlined approach.
When developers pay upfront costs for services involving property sought for development that is contaminated, money will be used to cover costs for McClelland to assist in property remeditation efforts.
It was also noted that a million dollar grant has apparently been secured from the state Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy or EGLE, that would serve as a revolving loan fund to assist in cleaning up contaminated properties, and help fund operational costs of the authority.
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