The City of Lima and our coalition partners, Allen County, Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission, and the Port Authority of Allen County, are submitting a grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) for a $600,000 Brownfield Coalition Assessment grant. If awarded, this grant will fund brownfield planning and assessment activities. The application is due December 18 and awards will likely be announced in May 2016. A draft of the application will be available for public comment and review on December 7 and comments must be submitted by December 14. To receive a copy of the draft document, or if you have any questions about our brownfield program plans, please contact Amy Sackman Odum, City of Lima Director of Community Development, (419) 221-5146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.