The City of Meriden has been awarded grants to perform environmental site assessments, site reuse planning, and brownfields revitalization planning. The City currently has two grants being used for brownfields assessments and reuse planning. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the City of Meriden Office of Economic Development.
US EPA FY 2015 Assessment Grant: Awarded in 2015, $200,000 in federal funds are available for community wide environmental assessments and for site reuse planning.
DECD Brownfields Areawide Revitalization Grant: Awarded in 2016, $100,000 in state funds are available to develop a community arts and retail plan for downtown Meriden, and to conduct site reuse planning at 1 King Place, 16 Church Street, and 25-33 Colony Street. An overview of the project can be downloaded here: BAR Project Overview. The city has selected the BL Companies as its project consultant.