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FLORIDA’S BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Presented to: 13 th ANNUAL FLORIDA BROWNFIELDS CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION Track 1 – Brownfields 101 November.

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1 FLORIDA’S BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Presented to: 13 th ANNUAL FLORIDA BROWNFIELDS CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION Track 1 – Brownfields 101 November 2010

2 Presentation Overview Brownfields Redevelopment Program Brownfields Redevelopment Program  What are Brownfields?  Florida’s Brownfields Process Program Benefits Program Benefits  Brownfield areas  Brownfield sites  Other Brownfields opportunities and tools Integrating the Federal and State Programs Integrating the Federal and State Programs Success Stories Success Stories Information and Contacts Information and Contacts

3 What Are Brownfields?

4 Brownfield site means real property, the expansion, redevelopment or reuse of which may be complicated by actual or perceived environmental contamination (3) F.A.C. Brownfield site means real property, the expansion, redevelopment or reuse of which may be complicated by actual or perceived environmental contamination (3) F.A.C.

5 What Are Brownfields? Brownfield area means a contiguous area of one or more brownfield sites, some of which may not be contaminated, and which has been designated by a local government by resolution. Such areas may include all or portions of community redevelopment areas, enterprise zones, empowerment zones, other such designated economically deprive communities and areas, and Environmental Protection Agency-designated brownfield pilot projects (4) F.A.C. Brownfield area means a contiguous area of one or more brownfield sites, some of which may not be contaminated, and which has been designated by a local government by resolution. Such areas may include all or portions of community redevelopment areas, enterprise zones, empowerment zones, other such designated economically deprive communities and areas, and Environmental Protection Agency-designated brownfield pilot projects (4) F.A.C.

6 What are Brownfields? Redevelopment tool that results in: Redevelopment tool that results in:  Economic development  Community development  Residential projects, and  Open-Space/ Green-Space projects and  Reduction of public health and environmental hazards  Removal of stigma  Promoting effective use of community resources Former Robbins Manufacturing Facility

7 Florida’s Brownfields Process

8 Florida Brownfields Process BROWNFIELD AREA DESIGNATION By Local Government Initiated by local government or PRFBSR - DEP not involved Initiated by local government or PRFBSR - DEP not involved Statutory Requirements Statutory Requirements Makes some benefits available Makes some benefits available

9 Brownfield Area Designation by Local Government Local government must consider whether the Brownfield area: Local government must consider whether the Brownfield area:  Warrants economic development  Is reasonably focused, not overly large  Has potential interest to the private sector  Is suitable for recreation or preservation

10 Brownfield Area Designation Requested by Individual Local government shall designate if: Local government shall designate if:  Owner/controller agrees to site rehabilitation  5 new permanent jobs will be created  Redevelopment consistent with comp plan  Designation is properly noticed  Reasonable assurance of financial viability

11 Florida Brownfields Process BROWNFIELD AREA DESIGNATION By Local Government IDENTIFICATION OF PRFBSR Person Responsible for Brownfield Site Rehabilitation (PRFBSR) Person Responsible for Brownfield Site Rehabilitation (PRFBSR) May occur before or after designation of area May occur before or after designation of area

12 Florida Brownfields Process BROWNFIELD AREA DESIGNATION By Local Government IDENTIFICATION OF PRFBSR EXECUTION OF BSRA By FDEP and PRBSR Brownfield Site Rehabilitation Agreement (BSRA) Brownfield Site Rehabilitation Agreement (BSRA) Voluntary Voluntary Negotiable Negotiable Eligible for voluntary cleanup tax credit Eligible for voluntary cleanup tax credit Model agreement available on line Model agreement available on line

13 BSRA Elements Model agreement Model agreement  Provides terms and responsibilities  Negotiable Attachments Attachments  A – Maps and legal descriptions of area and site  B – Brownfield Site Rehabilitation Schedule  C – Site Access Agreement  D – Certification of Redevelopment Agreement  E – Contractor Certification and Insurance  F – Quality Assurance Certificate  G – Advisory Committee Members  H – Format for submittal of Technical Documents

14 Florida Brownfields Process BROWNFIELD AREA DESIGNATION By Local Government IDENTIFICATION OF PRFBSR EXECUTION OF BSRA By FDEP and PRBSR IMPLEMENTATION OF BSRA By PRFBSR Conduct site rehabilitation Conduct site rehabilitation According to: According to:  Chapter  Schedule in BSRA

15 Florida Brownfields Process IDENTIFICATION OF PRFBSR EXECUTION OF BSRA By FDEP and PRBSR SRCO IMPLEMENTATION OF BSRA By PRFBSR Site Rehabilitation Completion Order (SRCO) Site Rehabilitation Completion Order (SRCO) BROWNFIELD AREA DESIGNATION By Local Government

16 Brownfields Program Benefits

17 Brownfield Area Brownfield Area  Economic Incentives  Loan Guaranties

18 Brownfield Area Economic Incentives Bonus Refund for Job Creation Bonus Refund for Job Creation  up to $2,500 per job  Contact Enterprise Florida early in process Loan Guarantee Program Loan Guarantee Program  50% loan guarantee on site rehabilitation and development  75% for affordable housing or health care facility Sales/Use Tax Exemption on Building Materials Sales/Use Tax Exemption on Building Materials Applicable to any property within a designated brownfield area provided eligibility criteria for each incentive are met

19 Brownfields Program Benefits Brownfield Sites (executed BSRA) Brownfield Sites (executed BSRA)  All benefits of Brownfield area  Regulatory Framework for Cleanup (Rules and , F.A.C.)  Dedicated staff – expedited technical review  Liability Protection  Voluntary cleanup tax credits BrownfieldBenefits Tax Credit Tax Credit … …

20 BSRA Liability Protections Owners and Redevelopers (PRFBSRs) Owners and Redevelopers (PRFBSRs)  Relief from further liability for site rehabilitation Section (2)(a), F.S.  Does not limit third party rights for damages Section (2)(b), F.S.  Available if BSRA terms met Lenders Lenders  Serving in fiduciary capacity - loan  Did not Cause/contribute to contamination Cause/contribute to contamination Control/manage site rehabilitation Control/manage site rehabilitation  Economic incentives do not apply during the lender’s ownership Government, non-profit, charitable organizations Government, non-profit, charitable organizations

21 Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credits Tax Credit Type Application Frequency Maximum Credit for Costs Incurred after 06/30/06 Site RehabilitationAnnually50%$500,000 No Further Action (i.e., SRCO) Once25%$500,000 Affordable HousingOnce25%$500,000 Health Care Facility or Provider Once25%$500,000 Solid WasteOnce50%$500,000

22 Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credits Credits on Florida corporate income tax Credits on Florida corporate income tax May be transferred once May be transferred once $2 million annual cap $2 million annual cap  If exhausted, first priority in next year's allocation Credits awarded for eligible work Credits awarded for eligible work  Site rehabilitation  Solid waste removal, transport and disposal Bonus credits awarded for site rehabilitation only Bonus credits awarded for site rehabilitation only  SRCO  Affordable housing

23 Other Brownfields Opportunities and Tools

24 SRP Grant State and Tribal Response Grant State and Tribal Response Grant  EPA funding  Administered by FDEP Independent of the Florida Brownfields Program Independent of the Florida Brownfields Program Grant of services, performed by FDEP contractors Grant of services, performed by FDEP contractors  Up to $200,000 for assessment tasks  Up to $200,000 for remediation tasks (source removal) Eligibility considerations Eligibility considerations  Meet federal definition of brownfield  Applicant did not cause or contribute to contamination  No viable responsible party  Project provides public benefit  Applicant has willingness and ability to complete project

25 Brownfields Geoviewer

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27 Integrating the Federal and State Programs

28 Common Questions and Misconceptions Do I need a State Brownfield Area Designation before I implement my EPA grant? Do I need a State Brownfield Area Designation before I implement my EPA grant?  No  Participation in the state brownfields program is not a requirement if you have an EPA grant  However, you still must comply with state rules

29 Common Questions and Misconceptions If working with EPA on assessment or cleanup, I don’t need to involve DEP, right? If working with EPA on assessment or cleanup, I don’t need to involve DEP, right?  In most cases this is not true. Exceptions would be Phase I and maybe Phase II projects Exceptions would be Phase I and maybe Phase II projects  If you are conducting assessment and cleanup in Florida, you are obligated to comply with state rules.  You may choose Brownfields – Brownfields – Another appropriate cleanup rule Another appropriate cleanup rule  EPA cannot provide you with a no further action order

30 Common Questions and Misconceptions Can the state and federal brownfields programs be used together? Can the state and federal brownfields programs be used together?  Yes  Example sites Tallahassee Residence Inn – Complete Tallahassee Residence Inn – Complete Clearwater Auto – Complete Clearwater Auto – Complete Dansville project – In progress Dansville project – In progress Tallahassee Gaines Street Corridor Projects – Just starting Tallahassee Gaines Street Corridor Projects – Just starting

31 Success Stories

32 IKEA, Tampa Historical use Historical use  Cannery Contaminants Contaminants  Arsenic, petroleum, PAHs Brownfield activity Brownfield activity  BSRA December 2007  Assessment and removal  Conditional SRCO June 2009 Community Benefits Community Benefits  2009 Taxable value $4.5M  2010 Taxable value $15M  500 construction jobs  400 new, in-store jobs  Key project for Ybor City and Adamo corridor revitalization effort

33 Matt’s Casbah, Melbourne Historical use: Historical use:  Service station Contaminants/Concerns Contaminants/Concerns  Petroleum contamination Brownfields Activity Brownfields Activity  Removal of 9 tanks  SRCO December 2008 Status Status  Transformed into a must- eat dining destination  Catalyst for revitalization of downtown Melbourne

34 Jacksonville Raceway Historical use Historical use  Motorsports facility Contaminants Contaminants  Arsenic, BaPs, and PCBs in soil  No groundwater contamination Brownfield activity Brownfield activity  Developer executed BSRA in 2008  Assessment and source removal were conducted 1,176 tons concrete and debris 1,176 tons concrete and debris 52,500 tires 52,500 tires 52,448 tons of soil 52,448 tons of soil  SRCO in September 2010 Status Status  Property ready for reuse  At build out planned development will: Create 1,495 jobs Create 1,495 jobs Generate $520,000/yr in property taxes Generate $520,000/yr in property taxes

35 Baratta ROCC, Apopka Historical Use Historical Use  Empty lot for over 20 years  Storage for Used Tires Contaminants/ Concerns Contaminants/ Concerns  88,000 buried tires  No groundwater contamination Brownfield Activity Brownfield Activity  Tires removed and disposed  SRCO issued May 2008  Collected SW Incentive Status Status  2002 property value $210,000  Construction of 22,000 sq.ft. flex warehousing space  Current value $1,560,000

36 Wal-Mart Gunn Hwy., Tampa Historical use Historical use  Paint facility  Commercial dairy Contaminants Contaminants  Volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds Brownfield activity Brownfield activity  Developer executed BSRA in 2002  Six parcels Cleanup of 5 parcels complete in 2004 Cleanup of 5 parcels complete in 2004 Natural attenuation monitoring on the 6 th parcel Natural attenuation monitoring on the 6 th parcel Redevelopment occurred while groundwater remediation was occurring Redevelopment occurred while groundwater remediation was occurring  Unconditional SRCO in September 2009 Status Status  Taxable value in $2.5M  Current taxable value - $17.5M  Redevelopment created over 400 jobs

37 Information and Contacts

38 Visit Us on the Web Brownfields Brownfields  s/default.htm s/default.htm s/default.htm VCTC VCTC  lt.htm lt.htm lt.htm Rule Development Rule Development  WCRuleDevelopment.htm WCRuleDevelopment.htm WCRuleDevelopment.htm

39 Northwest District, Pensacola Alex Webster Northeast District, Jacksonville Darrin McKeehan Central District, Orlando George Houston Florida Brownfields Liaison Kim Walker Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credit Program Teresa Booeshaghi DEP DISTRICT BROWNFIELD COORDINATORS Southwest District, Tampa John Sego Southeast District, West Palm Beach Art Torvela South District, Ft. Myers Mel Reinhart

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