PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Hearing Scheduled

Bellaire Lofts Brownfield Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Antrim County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on December 7, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. EST in the Antrim County Building, 2nd Floor, Board of Commissioners’ Room located at 203 East Cayuga, Bellaire, Michigan 49615 to receive public comment on a Brownfield Plan for Bellaire Lofts at 6612 Bellaire Highway with Parcel Identification Number 05-46-124-019-00 in the Village of Bellaire, Michigan.

The property meets the definition of Brownfield Eligible Property as Housing Property under Act 381, Public Acts of 1996 and is north of Bellaire Highway, south of Bellaire Schools Athletic Fields and John R. Rodger Elementary School and approximately 0.75 miles west of the Antrim County Courthouse.

The proposed project will facilitate the redevelopment of a 19-acre former gravel pit with the construction and operation of 50 townhomes with a total of 138 rental units for individuals and families earning 120% or less of the Area Median Income (AMI).

With the approval of the Brownfield Plan, future tax incremental revenues will be captured to reimburse Brownfield Eligible Activities, including environmental assessment, limited site preparation and for the gap between construction and operating costs and rental revenues.

The Brownfield Plan, which includes a site map and legal description of the parcel, is available for public inspection at Office of the Antrim County Administrator. All aspects of the Brownfield Plan are open for discussion at the Public Hearing.

Individuals desiring assistance or accommodation to participate in the Public Hearing are requested to provide advance notice to the County Administrator’s office at (231)533-6265.

THIS NOTICE is given by order of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners in accordance with 1996 Public Act 381.

Sheryl Guy
Antrim County Clerk