H.J. Mills Cleanup
Description & Funding
The former H.J. Mills property located at 149-151 Church Street is comprised of three abutting parcels: Assessor's Map 30 Lot 49-50; Lot 61-1A; and Lot 61-2. The City of Bristol has received two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recovery Act funded Brownfields Cleanup grants for remediation of the former H.J. Mills property. The intended reuse of the property is as a community parking lot.
In order to maximize the amount of grant funds for the cleanup of the property, the city applied for and received two grants. One grant - #2B-96110601 - covers the cleanup costs for Assessor's Map 30 Lot 49-50. The second grant - #2B-96111401 - covers the cleanup costs for Lots 61-1A and 61-2.
The Recovery Act requires that the governing authority of a grant recipient for an infrastructure improvement project certify that the Recovery Act funded project has received full review and vetting. The City of Bristol submitted Section 1511 Certification to the U.S. EPA.
Community Relations Plan & Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives
The city has developed a Community Relations Plan that provides guidance to the city and information for the public on how the City will outreach to the community and seek input into the cleanup process.
- Community Relations Plan for grant #2B-96110601, Lot 49-50
- Community Relations Plan for grant #2B-96111401, Lots 61-1A and 61-2
- Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA)
Public Meeting Progress Reports
A public information meeting was held on September 13, 2010 for the presentation and solicitation of public comment on the Analysis of Brownfields Alternatives (ABCA) for the former H.J. Mills property and aired on Nutmeg TV Channel 96 on Monday, 9/20/10, at 7:00 PM and Thursday, 9/23/10, at 9:00 PM.