RACER Trust (GM properties) Meeting

October 10, 2012 Public Informational Meeting – 7 to 9 p.m. Sexton High School Cafeteria

Hosted by RACER Trust and the Westside Neighborhood Association

Cleanup and Redevelopment – GM Plants 2, 3 and 6 (Fisher Body)

The RACER (Revitalizing Environmental Communities Environmental Response) Trust was established by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in March 2011 to manage, cleanup and prepare for redevelopment 89 former GM properties in 14 states, including properties in Lansing and Lansing Township.

RACER is committed to partnering with communities, local and state governments, elected officials and economic development professionals as we seek beneficial reuses for these properties. To that end, we are delighted to host an informational meeting with the Westside Neighborhood Association from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, in the Sexton High School cafeteria.

Patricia Spitzley RACER’s Deputy Redevelopment Manager and a Lansing resident, and Grant Trigger,RACER’s Michigan Cleanup Manager, will attend. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the City of Lansing, Lansing Township and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) have been invited, as well.

Topics to be covered include:

Overview of the RACER Trust and its mission

Summary of RACER Trust-owned properties in the Lansing area

Status of cleanup activities at Lansing-area properties and a schedule for completion

Demolition debris removal

Status of marketing efforts and prospects for reuse

After a brief presentation, there will group discussions and an opportunity for questions and answers.

Residents who have questions regarding activities related to the former GM Plants 2, 3 and 6 (Fisher Body) are encouraged to send them in advance. Our email address is info@racertrust.org.  For letters, the mailing address isRACER Trust, 2930 Ecorse Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198