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Notice of Public Meeting and Solicitation of Public Comments
Last year, the City of Chicago applied for a $500,000 United States Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Cleanup Grant to help achieve this vision but was not selected. The City will be re-applying again this year and is presenting at the Bloomingdale Trail Park Advisory Council’s quarterly meeting at 6 pm on November 20, 2019 at Simons Fieldhouse, 1640 N. Drake Avenue. This meeting is an opportunity for the community to learn more about the grant application and provide feedback. The $500,000 grant, if awarded, will be used for environmental cleanup at 1807-1815 N. Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60647. The City will discuss and solicit comments on the draft application and draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) at the meeting. Please note this is not a design meeting and information shared will be similar to last year.
The draft grant application documents are available starting on November 15, 2019 for download below and at the Chicago Public Library’s Humboldt Park (1605 N. Troy Street, Chicago, IL 60647) and Logan Square (3030 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647) Branches and may be examined and copied during their regular hours; and at the City of Chicago Department of Fleet and Facility Management (2FM), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 300 and may be examined or copied in the office weekdays 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
Written comments may be submitted through November 25, 2019 to 2FM to the attention of the Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Environmental, Health & Safety Management at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL, 60602 or to 2FM_EHS_Notifications@cityofchicago.org.
FY2020 Draft Application:
FY2019 Final Application: