[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 21 (Wednesday, February 1, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 5043]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2235]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5300-FA-08]


Announcement of Funding Awards for the Brownfields Economic 
Development Initiative (BEDI) Program for Fiscal Year 2009

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, HUD.

ACTION: Announcement of funding awards.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement 
notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a 
competition for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Notice of 
Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Brownfield Economic Development 
Initiative (BEDI) program. This announcement contains the names of the 
awardees and the amounts of the awards made available by HUD.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Kaminsky, Office of Economic 
Development Grants Management Division, Office of Community Planning 
and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410-7000; telephone number 202-
402-4612 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and speech-impaired 
persons may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay 
Service toll-free at 800-877-8339. For general information on this and 
other HUD programs, call Community Connections at 800-998-9999 or visit 
the HUD Web site at http://www.hud.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD's BEDI program provides Federal support 
to CDBG entitlement and non-entitlement units of general local 
government to enhance the security of loan guaranteed by HUD under 
Section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, (42 
U.S.C. 5308(q)) as amended, for the same brownfields economic 
development project, or to improve the viability of a brownfields 
economic development project financed with the Section 108-guaranteed 
loan, in order to stimulate economic development by local governments 
and private sector parties at brownfields sites and to return those 
sites to productive economic use.
    On April 8, 2009, (FR-5300-N-08) HUD published a NOFA announcing 
the availability of approximately $20,000,000 in FY 2009 funds for the 
BEDI program. The Department reviewed, evaluated and scored the 
applications received based on the criteria in the NOFA. As a result, 
HUD funded the applications announced below, and, in accordance with 
section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, U.S.C. 3545), the Department is 
publishing details concerning the recipients of funding awards, as set 
forth in Appendix A to this Notice. Information regarding the awardees' 
project descriptions is posted at http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/economicdevelopment/programs/bedi/funding09/fy09awards.cfm and is 
incorporated in this Notice.

    Dated: January 20, 2012.
Valerie Piper,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development.

APPENDIX A FISCAL YEAR 2009 FUNDING AWARDS FOR THE BROWNFIELDS ECONOMIC 
DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PROGRAM

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Burlington, VT..........................................      $1,040,000
Bremerton, WA...........................................       1,750,000
Cleveland, OH...........................................       2,000,000
Las Cruces, NM..........................................       2,000,000
Palm Beach..............................................       1,058,971
County, FL..............................................
Philadelphia, PA........................................       2,000,000
Wayne County, MI........................................       2,000,000
    Total...............................................      11,848,971
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