Friday, December 4, 2015

Public Hearing Notice for 87 Grove St - Brownfields Clean up

The Town of Franklin is currently in the process of applying for a $200,000 EPA Brownfield's Cleanup grant, which if received will be utilized to remediate hazardous building materials, demolition of the remaining building, and remediation or removal of contaminated soils. 
Franklin Town Council will hold a public hearing concerning the proposed project and related grant proposal during their Tuesday December 8, 2015, 5:30 p.m. meeting. Please find the public hearing notice attached. 
If you have any question please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development or

Thank you,

Amy Love, Program Coordinator
Department of Planning and Community Development
355 East Central St
Franklin, MA 02038



The Franklin Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday December 8, 2015 at its 5:30 p.m. meeting to discuss a proposed Federal FY2016 EPA Brownfields Clean-up Grant Application. Under this grant application, the following activities are currently being considered related to a Town of Franklin owned property (known as the former Nu-Style property) at 87 Grove Street in Franklin Massachusetts: removal of hazardous materials within the vacant 1.5 story former manufacturing facility, demolition of said manufacturing facility, and partial remediation and or disposal of contaminated soil. Any person or organization so wishing will be afforded an opportunity to be heard. The hearing will be held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 355 East Central Street.

Written comments and suggestions related to the proposed remediation project, the draft grant application, and a related draft Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCC) may be submitted to the Town of Franklin Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD), 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038. A copy of the draft grant proposal and related ABCA are available for review at DPCD. Deadline for comments is 1:00 p.m. Friday December 11, 2015.

The Town encourages a broad spectrum of participation by residents and other interested parties in order to better understand and serve the needs of the community. The hearing location is accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If you require a translator or accommodations for the hearing impaired, please contact the DPCD at 508.520.4907 no later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 7, 2015.

Matt Kelly, Chairman
Franklin Town Council


Draft proposal and related ABCA

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Additional info on the EPA Brownfields Grant process

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