The Kitsap Home Builders Foundation as part of it's EPA Section
319 Clean Water Act grant, managed by the Department of Ecology realized that
actual installation of Low Impact Development Techniques would provide the
industry, community and public official the opportunity to learn how the
techniques are installed, encourage industry professionals and public officials
to better understand the techniques and to provide a high profile location to
Showcase many of the Low Impact Development techniques.
received an Public Involvement & Education grant from the Puget Sound
Action Team to retrofit the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County's office
site into a Low Impact Development Showcase.
In addition to the grant
funds, many industry professionals and construction related firms and the Home
Builders Association are providing substantial in-kind support for the project.
In additon, the City of Bremerton has partnered in the grant.
Leadership Team of the Section 319 grant process have been involved in
reviewing the early site design and integration of techniques.
In addition to the Showcase
project, the grant provides for public and industry education, web pages for
program progress, informational handouts and video and a photographic record of
The grant was awarded during 2006 and the project
completion will be June, 2007.
support for the grant application were received from
Home Buildes Association of
Phil Williams, City of Bremerton
Public Works Director
Mayor Kathryn Quade, City
Mayor Kim Abel, City of Port
Kitsap County Board of County
Commissioners Jan Angel, Chris Endresen and Patty Lent
Dr. Chris May
Fred Hill Materials
Kitsap Ready Mix
Kitsap County Association
Kitsap Citizens for Responsible
Ron Perkerewicz Inspection & Permit
Westsound Home & Garden
Kitsap Credit Union
Fairbank Constrution Company
Jim Trainer, Treez,
Better Than Average Builders,