Archives April 2015

Toledo's Brownfield AWP is Featured in the Ohio EPA's April 2015 edition of SABR News

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The Ohio EPA features the City of Toledo's Brownfield Area Wide Plan (AWP) for Toledo's Overland Industrial and Cherry Street Neighborhoods in the April 2015 edition of SABR News. Using a US EPA AWP grant, MSG and other team members worked with the City to identify and implement key initiatives to help address challenges in the 664-acre area north of downtown Toledo. Work groups identified ways to address issues such as health impacts from environmental contamination and crime, economic distress, population decline, low household income, and joblessness. Click on the link below for SABR News.

http://epa.ohio.gov/Portals/30/sabr/docs/newsletter/SABR%20News%20Spring%202015.pdf

Congressman Walberg Visits Frenchtown Resort District Authority

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The Frenchtown Charter Township Resort District Authority met with US Congressman Tim Walberg on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to apprise him of Authority activities, particularly the seawall rehabilitation project, and explore how to obtain FEMA recognition of the substantial private investment made into mitigating the flood risk of area residents. Some next steps were identified and will be followed up on.

Following the meeting, the Congressman visited the Detroit Beach construction site. The tour was led by Larry Smith, Director of the Resort District Authority and Barry Buschmann, Senior VP of MSG, who designed and is overseeing the construction of the project. Dave Wehner, Senior Construction Engineer of MSG, is providing the engineering management services for the Resort District Authority and Adam Berry, Project Supervisor for the contractor, Toledo Caisson Corporation of Ottawa Lake, Michigan were also available to answer the Congressman's questions. "I am very impressed with the quality of this project especially since it is being constructed without Government funding" stated Congressman Walberg.