March 20, 2023
Online

Informational Webinar: A Foundation of Economic Development (What City Leaders Need to Know about Brownfield Redevelopment)

 

March 20, 2023

10:00 am – 11:00 am (EDT)


Do you know what brownfield redevelopment is and why it is so vital for cities? This webinar will provide basic information about brownfield redevelopment and discuss its importance, particularly in economic development. The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) has partnered with the Department for Environmental Protection in a new initiative to provide members with ongoing education and resources regarding brownfield redevelopment.

The interactive discussion will include:

  • The basics of brownfield redevelopment and how it can aid in economic development within your community;
  • How to initiate, implement, and fund a brownfield project;
  • Help in understanding how to take advantage of extra funding available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL); and
  • Information on how to overcome barriers associated with redeveloping abandoned or blighted properties.

Presenter: Eric Eisiminger, DCA Brownfield Program Coordinator, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet 
Presenter: Kiersten M. O’Leary, Environmental Education Specialist, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Presenter: Lynn True, DCA Brownfield Outreach and Education Coordinator, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Moderator: Terri Johnson, KLC Member Relations Manager

Credit: Participants will receive one hour of KLC City Officials Training Center (COTC) credit and/or House Bill 119 credit.

General Info

KLC Member: $0
Non-Member: $50

Location Info

Online

Resources

More info coming soon!

Contacts

Lynda Schwendeman

Member Registration & Service Specialist

LaDonna Roberts

Member Operations Coordinator

Jeri McCullough

Director of Member & Business Development

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