Clarksburg WV


Clarksburg Urban Renewal Authority and Tax Increment Financing Contract Signing

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The Contract signing for the asbestos abatement and demolition of various structures throughout the City took place in the City Manager’s Conference Room Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

The contracts were part of Clarksburg Urban Renewal Authority’s $400,000 demolition program and the City’s TIF (Tax Increment Financing) to address more than 80 structures regarded as “slum or blight” throughout Clarksburg. 

Clarksburg Urban Renewal Authority approved the following contracts at their November 2, 2017 meeting:

— Contract 1, abatement and demolition, awarded to Reclaim Company LLC, Fairmont, $48,075.

— Contract 2, demolition, awarded to Anderson Excavating LLC, Morgantown, $39,770.

— Contract 3, demolition, awarded to Reclaim, $35,100.

— Contract 4, abatement and demolition, Reclaim, $18,250.

— Contract 5 and 7, abatement only, Safeco Environmental Services, Pennsylvania, $25,675 and $49,720, respectively.

— Contract 6, abatement only, Anderson, $35,150.

Clarksburg City Council approved the following contract at their November 2, 2017 meeting:

-TIF (Tax Increment Financing) Contract, Reclaim Company, LLC, Fairmont $49,325

City Manager Martin Howe stated, “With the awarding and signing of the contracts, the Urban Renewal Authority and City are very eager to have these demolitions completed.  The City Public Works crews will also be providing demolition of approximately 27 structures.”

MS4 Director Director Adam Barberio stated, “We are excited to see this program moving forward.  Removing slum and blighted structures is a benefit to all of our communities.”

Reclaim will immediately begin asbestos abatement of the structures within their contracts and will begin razing the structures Monday, December 4, 2017.

Stantec Engineering provided services for the bid specification and certifying of the bids for both the Urban Renewal Authority and the City.