Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Archived Meeting Minutes (PDF)

Current Roster

Name Term Position
Brian Hartwell 11-13-17 Mayor
Benjamin Myers 11-13-17 City Manager
*Michael VanBuren 06-19-18 Member-at-Large (Chair)
*Johnny John 06-19-18 Member-at-Large
*Yousif Jarbo 06-19-18 Member-at-Large
*Ruth Charlebois 06-19-19 Member-at-Large
*Joseph Keys 06-19-19 Member-at-Large
*Michael Sheppard 06-19-19 Member-at-Large
Keri Valmassei 06-19-20 Member-at-Large
*Lenea Renshaw 06-19-20 Member-at-Large (Vice)
*Daniel Johnson 06-19-20 Member-at-Large
Rickey Busler 06-19-21 Member-at-Large
Marlene Spreitzer 06-19-21 Member-at-Large
Linda Williams   Staff Liaison
* Members with a property interest.

Purpose


The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority assists property owners and businesses redevelop sites that have environmental contamination. If a site qualifies, tax incentives may be available to assist in the costs associated with clean up and redevelopment.

Membership Information


Composition


This board is comprised of 8 to 12 members of the Downtown Development Authority and the Mayor and no less than a majority of the members shall be persons having an interest in property located within the downtown district.

Term


Members-at-large serve 4 year terms. The authority is a member of a coalition with 6 other Oakland County communities that was awarded $600,000 dollar United States Environmental Protection Agency Coalition Assessment Grant. Madison Heights's share $60,000.

For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office.

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