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Nomination Packet

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2018 Oregon Brownfields Awards

Nomination Process

Project
A complete nomination for a Project must contain:

  1. Completed Nomination Application Form
  2. A narrative description of the project (no longer than 5 pages). Must include all of the following information:
    1. size of the site and cost of the remediation;
    2. how the site was cleaned up, what technologies or strategies were employed;
    3. how the site is currently being used;
    4. profile description of the community (population, demographics, employment);
    5. what the long-term environmental and economic significance/benefits are to community.
  3. At least one letter of support from an individual or organization that did not directly participate in the project but is familiar with its success and explains the impact of the project–either its environmental or economic significance and/or benefits to the community.
  4. A one-paragraph description of the applicant's organization or partnership.
  5. Digital images showing how the site looked before and after remediation and redevelopment. Note that the photographs will be projected on to a large screen during the Awards Luncheon as well as used in printed promotional materials. Please ensure all image files are supplied as a minimum 300 dpi resolution, color, JPG file.

Unsung Hero
A complete nomination for the Chris Poole-Jones Unsung Hero Award must contain:

  1. A Completed Nomination Application Form
    1. Narrative description of nominee's affiliation with either a specific brownfields redevelopment project or brownfields redevelopment in general (no longer than 3 pages).
    2. At least one Letter of Support from an individual or organization familiar with the nominee's efforts.
  2. Digital image of the nominee. Note that the photographs will be projected on to a large screen during the Awards Luncheon as well as used in printed promotional materials. Please ensure all image files are supplied as a minimum 300 dpi resolution, color, JPG file.

Nomination Packet

Download Nomination Form PDF. Complete the form, gather additional attachments, follow included submission instructions.

Submitting the packet
Nominations are submitted electronically by placing all files onto a single CD (which will not be returned). Acceptable electronic formats are: Microsoft Word, .JPG (.JPEG) and PDF (the saved nomination form). Make sure all images are included as separate, JPG files. One hard copy of the entire application with supporting documents also must be included in the submission packet.

Completed application packets should be sent to:

Karen Homolac
Business Oregon, Brownfields Awards
775 Summer St, NE, Suite 200
Salem, OR 97301

Contact Karen with questions by email, phone 971-239-9951.