Spokane’s Northeast Brownfields Project

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EPA has selected the City of Spokane for a Brownfields Community-Wide Assessment Grant, focused in the Hillyard area of Northeast Spokane. However, properties outside the project area may still receive funding as each proposal will be judged on a case-by-case basis. The purpose of this grant is to identify sites that are primed for redevelopment but may be subject to legacy contamination due to historic or ongoing industrial uses, and to work with property owners to fund the needed analyses and cleanup planning so that their properties can be put to more beneficial use. This grant will include up to eight Phase I and six Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), up to four Regulated Building Materials (RBM) surveys, and a limited number of cleanup and re-use plans.

The City, in partnership with its consultant Stantec and the Northeast Public Development Authority (NEPDA), will convene a group of community stakeholders to identify potentially contaminated sites, and to conduct outreach to interested property owners.

In addition, a portion of these funds will be leveraged with other grants secured by the City and the NEPDA, to create a formal Subarea Plan that will illuminate the community’s vision for the future of the Hillyard area.

This project and grant funding are here to help you! If you’d like to learn more, please consult the property owner fact sheet (PDF 136 KB).

  • Do you own property in or near the Hillyard area?
  • Do you have a development plan?
  • Are you looking to sell your property?
  • Do you want to buy property – maybe the one next door?
  • Have you been worried about potential contamination but don’t know who to talk to?
  • Do you know of contamination but don’t know what to do about it?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions and are ready to take the next steps, please contact Jesse Bank for a consultation and to get the ball rolling.

Jesse Bank – Executive Director, Northeast Public Development Authority
Northeast Community Center – 4001 N Cook St.
Phone: 509.795.0290
Email: jesse.bank@northeastpda.com
Web: www.makeitspokane.com

Steps to Get Your Property Assessed

View the complete process guide (PDF 219 KB). If you would like your site considered for this grant funded project please complete the Site Nomination and Owner/Occupant Questionnaire (PDF 247 KB) and submit to incentives@spokanecity.org.

Additional Information & Resources

Contact Information

Planning & Economic Development Department
Economic Development Team

Jesse Bank, Executive Director
Northeast Public Development Authority