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Brownfields Public Meeting

ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 2-23-2017

 

Information about the City of Tulsa's Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund for environmental cleanup of privately owned properties will be presented at a public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall of 36 Degrees North, 36 E. Cameron St. in the Brady Arts District.

Funding is currently available through this Revolving Loan Fund. With loans from this fund, the City of Tulsa wants to encourage the reuse and redevelopment of blighted, vacant or contaminated lands, so they can be returned to useful, tax-producing properties that generate jobs, create sustainable community growth, and contribute to the local and surrounding economies.

Tulsa received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency in 2013 to begin this Revolving Loan Fund with $800,000. In 2016, Tulsa received a supplemental $300,000 grant from the EPA to add to this fund.

Other topics for the public meeting will be updates on the cleanup and redevelopment of other properties, including the former Morton Health Center and Evans Fintube.