The Grays Harbor Council of Governments cordially invites the public to attend an open house regarding our effort to obtain an EPA Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant. The open house will be Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 5:30 -7:00 pm in the Grays Harbor PUD Nichols Building at 220 Myrtle Street, Hoquiam, WA.
All Grays Harbor County residents, business owners, property owners, and community organization members are welcome are welcome to join us as we discover: The impact brownfields sites have on the livelihood, health and safety of our community; plans to transform blighted areas into to safe, viable spaces that enhance our neighborhoods and provide new employment opportunities; redevelopment strategies and desired project outcomes; and, opportunities for community involvement throughout the project.
For decades, fears of contamination from nearby gas stations deterred potential investors from the vacant properties along Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. Here is their success story.