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Brownfields Advisory Committee

The City of Arlington Brownfields Advisory Committee was formed on July 31, 2008. The BAC will remain active as long as the City receives Brownfields funding.

The committee acts in an advisory capacity only and is composed of citizens representing neighborhood groups, community organizations, local business leaders and affected property owners, as well as members of the Citizens Environmental Committee, the Arlington Conservation Council, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

Committee Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the Brownfields Advisory Committee shall be to:

  1. Identify immediate development priorities for each target area and make recommendations to the City;
  2. Participate in maximizing visibility of Brownfields sites, identifying development opportunities and making recommendations to the City;
  3. Participate in the development of prioritization criteria, which can be used to rank Brownfields sites for Phase I & II activities; and
  4. Participate in reviewing results of environmental studies and development proposals and make recommendations to the City Council; and
  5. Participate in preparation of a redevelopment plan for each of the target areas focusing on sustainability and long-term objectives.

Brownfields Advisory Committee Members

  1. Laverne Knezek
  2. Glen McCarthy
  3. Glenn Troutman, West Citizen Action Network (WeCAN)
  4. Sue Phillips, East Arlington Renewal
  5. Pat Struble, Community Watch/Citizens on Patrol (CW/COP), Southeast Arlington
  6. Joe Bruner, ACTION North
  7. Steven George, Green Star Environmental
  8. Glen Dixon, Citizens Environmental Committee
  9. John Darling, Arlington Conservation Council
  10. Robert Knezek, Southwest Action Team (SWAT)
  11. Chris Boehle, General Motors
  12. Larry Wallace, Peyco Southwest Realty, Arlington Chamber of Commerce

Minutes from BAC Meetings

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