City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
192821

45 Requesting acceptance of three EPA Clean Up Grants, each for $200,000 ($600,000 total), for cleanup activities at the Kiley Barrel site.

Information

Department:Strategic Planning & Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Grant/Gift

Attachments

  1. EPA clean up grant
  2. EPA 4-5-12

Body

Dear Honorable Board:

 

The City of Somerville has been awarded three grants in the amount of $200,000 each ($600,000 aggregate) from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The grants are to be used for site cleanup activities at the former Kiley Barrel site.

 

In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44, Section 53A, which requires a vote of the Board of Aldermen for grants or gifts from the federal government, I hereby request you to accept these three grants and to authorize their expenditure.

 

Sincerely,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

Meeting History

Apr 12, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Apr 18, 2012 7:30 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

This is the first round of funding for the clean up of this site. The committee requested data on the total cost of the clean up along with a breakdown of state and federal funding sources. The matching allocation is 83% from the EPA and 17% from the city.

RESULT:APPROVED
Apr 26, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED