Brownfields Grant Program Gets Underway in Walker County

Lots of people sitting down attempting a meeting

Walker County, in partnership with Terracon Consultants, hosted a town hall meeting in February to inform the public about brownfields, as well as efforts to protect the environment. A brownfield site is a property thats full use is hindered by fears of environmental contamination. These sites can range from an old dry cleaner or abandoned … Continue reading Brownfields Grant Program Gets Underway in Walker County

Walker County Plans Town Hall to Gather Community Input for New Brownfields Grant Program

An old industrial site with the remnants of a building

A new program to identify and develop cleanup plans for dozens of brownfield sites in Walker County seeks community input to identify properties to assess. Walker County Government will host a town hall meeting to inform residents, property owners and business leaders about what makes a site a brownfield and how to apply to have … Continue reading Walker County Plans Town Hall to Gather Community Input for New Brownfields Grant Program

Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

Photo of the Peerless Mill in Rossville, GA

LaFayette, GA - Walker County and the cities of Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville will share a $500,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to perform brownfield assessments and develop cleanup plans on up to 30 sites. A number of sites will be assessed with redevelopment in mind. They include the Crystal Springs Print … Continue reading Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 11-18-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Reappointment of a member to the Historic Preservation Commission -Approval of grant application for Transit -Increase in pay for the Coroner -Hunger Free Month Proclamation -Brownfield grant application -Quick claim deed for storm water at Hinkle fire station -October 2021 department statistics SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel┬áto watch this … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 11-18-21