The City of South Tucson completed a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment ESA of the subject property. This assessment has revealed evidence of the following recognized environmental condition in connection with the property: � Telephone poles were reportedly erected on the subject property. Telephone poles were historically treated with wood-preservative chemicals such as creosote and arsenic and these chemicals could leach from the telephone poles onto the property soil. Because the subject property may be used as a community garden, samples should be collected from the soil at the locations where the telephone poles and analyzed for semi-volatile organic compounds SVOCs and 8 RCRA metals to identify potential impacts, if any, to soil and/or groundwater on the subject property.
Former Use: In 1958, the subject property consisted of native desert. The property remained that way until sometime between 1972 and 1980 when the property was cleared and graded. Between 1990 and 1996, an open shade structure was constructed on the western portion of the subject property. Sometime prior to 2007, several telephone poles were installed on the property as part of a ropes course, however prior to 2011 those telephone poles were removed and that portion of the property was left vacant. No other significant changes in use have occurred on the property since the removal of the ropes course.