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Development Department Projects

 

USEPA Community-Wide Hazardous Substance Assessment Grant
In May 2012 Newark was awarded a grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency to aid in the assessment of potential brownfield sites throughout the city. The City is currently seeking Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified environmental firms to administer this grant and lead assessment efforts. Below are the Request for Qualifications and several attachments necessary to submit a complete SOQ. All submittals must be received by the Newark Department of Development by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012.

>Request for Proposals
>Attachment A
>Attachment B
>Attachment C

Please contact Stuart Moynihan, Economic Development Coordinator, at (740) 670-7546 or smoynihan AT newarkohio DOT net for more information regarding this project or with questions regarding the submittal requirements.

 

Downtown Newark Parking Study
This study began with an evaluation existing parking conditions in downtown Newark and will lead to the creation and implementation of a comprehensive parking strategy for downtown Newark. Click the title above for project information and materials.

 

Downtown Form-Based Code Project
This project involves the development of form-based zoning standards for downtown Newark. Click the title above for project information and materials.

 

Transit Planning Studies
The City recently completed 3 transit planning studies. These studies evaluated the feasibility of fixed-route transit service, streetcar service in downtown, and the location and function of an intermodal passenger hub. The Fixed-Route Feasibility Study and Intermodal Passenger Hub Study are complete and are linked below. The Streetcar Feasibility Study is currently being finalized. Please contact Mark Mauter, Development Director at (740) 670-7530 or mmauter AT newarkohio DOT net for more information.

>Fixed-Route Feasibility Study (Final) - May 2012
>Intermodal Hub Planning Study (Final) - January 2012
      >Intermodal Hub Study Appendices

 

Church Street Bike Trail Connector Project
The City finished the Bike Trail Connector Study in 2009, applied for Clean Ohio Trail Fund grant in 2010, and was awarded the grant at the end of 2010. Construction of the project began in 2011 and was completed in early 2012. This two-mile bike facility connects the TJ Evans Trail on the west side of Newark with the Panhandle Trail on the east side of town, creating approximately 45 miles of continuous bike facilities through Licking County with Newark at the center! Please contact Mark Mauter, Development Director at (740) 670-7530 or mmauter AT newarkohio DOT net for more information.

>Church Street Bike Trail Connector Project - ODNR COTF Grant Agreement
>Church Street Bike Trail Connector Project - ODNR Grant Application
>Bike Trail Connector Study: Report   Appendix   Bike Route Map

 

Newark Processing Company Site Remediation & Redevelopment
Please contact Stuart Moynihan, Economic Development Coordinator, at (740) 670-7546 or smoynihan AT newarkohio DOT net for more information.
>NPC Solar RFP
>NPC Remediation Project Schedule
>City Properties - NPC, WWTP & WTP
>Newark Processing Company Brownfield Project - CORF R7 Grant Agreement
>NPC Brownfield Project - CORF R7 Grant Application Summary
>NPC Brownfield Project - CORF R7 Grant Application, Section A
>NPC Brownfield Project - CORF R7 Grant Application, Section B

 

Quality Chemicals Site Remediation & Redevelopment
Please contact Stuart Moynihan, Economic Development Coordinator, at (740) 670-7546 or smoynihan AT newarkohio DOT net for more information.
>S 21st St Brownfield COAF Grant

 

Newark: Healthy, Green, & Growing
The City of Newark kicked-off a new initiative in early 2011 called Newark: Healthy, Green, & Growing. The goals of the initiative are to encourage the City of Newark and its residents to be:

  • Healthy: Encourage healthier lifestyles
  • Green: Become more fisacally and environmentally sustainable
  • Growing: Promote development and redevelopment efforts