by Henry Schwan, Concord Journal (MA)
Concord is maneuvering to take control of the future development of a contaminated site in West Concord.
Town Manager Chris Whelan told the Select Board March 19 he would draft a charge for a short-term planning committee to study possible future uses for 2229 Main St.
The move comes as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offered its services to Concord to help with planning future uses on the site. As part of the arrangement, environmental consultant SKEO Solutions will work with Concord and the EPA to explore options for the 46-acre parcel.
An article at next month’s Town Meeting will ask voters to support $25,000 to pay for a redevelopment plan.
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