PUBLIC MEETING: Proposed Asbestos Abatement for King, Williams Halls

The public is invited to attend a virtual meeting Saturday to discuss the redevelopment plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Frank H.M. Williams dormitories on the Stillman College campus.

The Stillman Foundation, which owns both vacant dormitories, is hosting this public meeting on Saturday at 11 a.m. as part of the application process for an asbestos abatement grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

This meeting will serve as the second public meeting for this Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives Grant and the EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant proposal to discuss clean-up costs and funding for the clean-up.

Register for the Zoom meeting.

Stillman College will pursue development of the Vivian Malone Jones  Life Hope Health Care Center, a multi-use education, recreation and wellness facility to service both campus and Tuscaloosa’s West End.

Topics to be covered are listed below:

  • The need for asbestos abatement and lead-based paint encapsulation before renovation.
  • How the Stillman Foundation wishes to redevelop the building.
  • The Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives, which includes discussion of cleanup costs; and
  • The EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant proposal, which seeks funding for the cleanup.

Stillman College welcomes comments during the meeting Saturday and via email to Mason Bonner by 5 p.m. Saturday.