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2018 Annual Workshop

The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 29th from 5:30-8:30pm. Sign in/Registration begins at 5:00pm, fee is $12. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Sessions Include:
Special Intro: “Form Based Codes: The Next Big Thing for Your Community”
By: Harmony Gmazel, AICP,
MSU Extension/Greening Michigan Institute

Followed by two breakout sessions:

“ZBA Basics”
By: Joe Tangari, AICP, Giffels Webster

“St. Clair County Stormwater Impact and Management”
By: Erik Isaacson, St. Clair County Drain Office

County Receives Grant to Assist Communities and Developers with Redevelopment Projects

The St. Clair County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (SCCBRA) and the Authority’s coalition partners, the St. Clair Land Bank Authority, the Cities of Marysville and Port Huron and Port Huron Township, were recently successful in securing $400,000 in U.S. EPA Brownfield Coalition Assessment Grant funds to assess abandoned and contaminated properties. The Assessment Grant can be used to assess the environmental conditions on sites suspected of being impacted by petroleum products or hazardous substances. 

Each source of funding has its own list of eligible activities. Nevertheless, funding assistance is generally provided for the following activities:

  • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs)
  • Soil, Soil Gas, Groundwater Sampling & Laboratory Analysis
  • Lead & Asbestos Surveys
  • Baseline Environmental Assessments (BEAs)
  • Documentation of Due Care Compliance 
  • Brownfield Plans
  • Act 381 Work Plans
  • Remediation & Cleanup Planning
  • Demolition
  • Due Care Response Activities

To learn more about the program or to inquire about assistance  click here or call (810) 989-6950 and ask about Brownfield Assistance.

2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

MPC Staff is working on developing the County’s next Long Range Transportation Plan. The Federal  Highway Administration requires that the Long Range Transportation Plan be updated every five years. We are working in conjunction with SEMCOG as they develop the Regional Plan for Southeast Michigan. There are many components of the plan and we are looking for your input as we work to develop the plan, please take some time to fill out this survey:  

There will be additional chances for public comment as we develop this plan; as there will be a public hearing after we develop a list of transportation projects submitted by the local municipalities. Stay tuned for more news as we work throughout this year to develop this plan.

If you have any questions in regards to the "2045 Long Range Transportation Plan", please call (810) 989-6950 or Email.

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