As part of the Brownfield Redevelopment Program, the City of Ormond Beach has established a Brownfield Advisory Board. The purpose of the Board is to promote and receive public comment on the identification, rehabilitation and redevelopment of Brownfield sites. The Board provides guidance in areas such as future land use, local employment opportunities, development proposals, community safety, and environmental justice as they relate to Brownfields. The Board reviews and recommends ways to encourage public interest and participation in the Brownfields initiative. The Board also assists in guiding and setting policy for the City’s Brownfield Redevelopment Program. The board is governed by Chapter 2, Article VI, Section 2-229 of the Code of Ordinances.
Board members are primarily residents or individuals owning a business in the city; however, residency or business ownership is not required. Two members of the board are a) Owners or employees of firms specializing in environmental cleanup and remediation; b) Specializing in environmental training; or, c) Real estate professionals with experience in redevelopment. And two members are experienced in the field of vocational/technical training or have experience in academic teaching on a college level.
Nominate a Brownfield Site
Nominate a Brownfield Site that you think is a candidate for inclusion in the City of Ormond Beach's U.S. EPA Brownfield Grants Assessment Program. Forms must be submitted by October 15, 2014. Download nomination form here.