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Brownfields

EPA Community-Wide Brownfields Redevelopment Program

2016 – 2019 EPA Brownfields Program Status – October 2017

By evaluating abandoned, underutilized and deteriorating industrial and commercial sites, the City hopes to spur economic development and revitalization throughout the community.


What are Brownfields?


 

1. What has been accomplished so far?

  • $400,000 Grant awarded June 2015
  • Project initiated October 2015
  • Inventory and site research ongoing
  • Environmental Site Assessments and Redevelopment Planning ongoing

 

2. What sites are included in the Program so far and what is their status?

  • Former Gas Station / Future Salvation Army Thrift Store, 617 S Memorial Blvd
    Phase I ESA complete, Phase II ongoing, Redevelopment Planning initiated
  • Former Gas Station / Current Car Wash Site, 700 N Memorial Blvd
    Phase I ESA complete, Phase II pending
  • Former RM Trucking Site / Future Food Hub Site, 732 W Fayette Street                                    
    Phase I ESA complete, Phase II ongoing, Redevelopment Planning complete    
  • Former VM Draper Site, 100 S Jackson Street
    Phase I ESA complete, Phase II ongoing, Redevelopment Planning initiated
  • Former American of Martinsville Plant #2,  201-209 Aaron Street
    Phase I ESA underway, Redevelopment Planning initiated

 

3. Candidate Sites, October 2017:

  • Service Station, 101 W Church Street
  • Paradise Inn, 802 W Fayette Street
  • Clarence Holland Auto, 600 W Church Street
  • American of Martinsville Sites, Aaron & Railroad Streets
  • Sons of Solomon Lodge, 710-714 W Fayette Street

 

4. How can I get my property enrolled in the Program for an assessment?

Contact the City of Martinsville Department of Community Development to see if your property   is a good candidate for this Program or other redevelopment incentives available in the City.

 


For additional information regarding the Martinsville Brownfields Redevelopment Program,  please contact:

Wayne Knox, Assistant City Manager & Director of Community Development 
City Administration Building, Room 217
55 W. Church Street / PO Box 1112
Martinsville, VA  24112
Phone: (276) 403-5169
Email: wknox@ci.martinsville.va.us