Steering Committee For EPA Multipurpose Grant
Term: 3 Years
Election of Officers: January of Each Year
Meeting Schedule: Wednesday
Appointments made by: City Council
The Committee is made up of 1 City Councilor, 1 Planning Board Representative, 1 Conservation Commission Representative, and 4 members of the public.
The City applied for and was awarded $800,000 from the EPA for assessment, cleanup and reuse planning/development of priority sites along the northern side of the Sugar River; the Former Synergy or Monadnock Gas Works Site (Synergy Site) and the former Joy Manufacturing / Foundry Site(Joy Site) and as needed other adjacent properties. This grant can be utilized for up to 5 years. The Steering Committee will have responsibilities including community engagement, reuse/cleanup planning, site assessment and remediation.