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Killeen Seeks Consultant to Perform Ft. Hood JLUS

  • August 11, 2015
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The city of Killeen is seeking responses to a request for proposals to conduct a joint land use study (JLUS) for Fort Hood, Texas. The RFP is available on the city’s website. Responses must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Responses received later than the date and time above will not be opened …

Northern California Community Needs JLUS for Travis AFB

  • August 4, 2015
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Solano County, Calif., is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Travis Air Force Base, including the associated special use airspace and C-17 assault landing zone. The DOD OEA provides grants to state and local governments to conduct a JLUS planning process to support the long-term sustainability and operability of the military installation complex. Solano County has received an OEA grant to assist in the preparation of a JLUS for Travis AFB located in Fairfield, Calif. The county will be the project sponsor. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, fiscal impact analysis, economic development, and military installation management and operations. Proposals should be submitted to: Jim Leland, principal planner, Solano County Department of Resource Management, 675 Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533, no later than 5 p.m. Pacific Time, on Aug. 31. The request for proposals can be viewed on the county website …

Sumter Seeks Consultant to Perform JLUS for Shaw AFB

  • June 25, 2015
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The Sumter City-County Planning Commission is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants to prepare and deliver a joint land use study (JLUS) for Shaw Air Force Base and Poinsett Range in the city of Sumter and Sumter County, S.C. The project is funded by DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, as well as military installation management and operations. Responses are due by July 24 at 5 p.m. The complete RFP may be found on the city of Sumter website. All questions regarding this RFP shall be in written form and directed to George K. McGregor at gmcgregor@sumter-sc.com.

Local Planning Required to Address Noise Impacts at MCAS Beaufort, Study Says

  • March 18, 2015
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To reduce land use conflicts with two installations near the southern tip of South Carolina — Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island — local jurisdictions should improve coordination with military officials and consider amending the overlay boundaries associated with the buffer zone for the air station to reflect the impacts of the F-35B fighter aircraft, according to draft reports of a joint land use study released this month. The study calls for the two installations to monitor the environmental impacts of their military activities and to engage in additional public outreach. The local jurisdictions should consider updating their comprehensive plans and regional growth policies to encourage compatibility between the installations and their neighbors …

Closer Coordination with Community Would Benefit Virginia Base, JLUS Says

  • March 12, 2015
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Naval Support Facility Dahlgren and King George County, Va., should take steps to reach out to the other as a way to avoid potential conflicts that could interfere with the installation’s weapons research and development mission, according to the recommendations of a two-year-long joint land use study. The county, for example, should integrate the facility into the review process for proposed developments planned around impact areas. In the past, projects in areas experiencing increased noise levels from Navy operations have been approved without base officials being aware of the plans …

Officials Look to Limit Incompatible Land Uses outside Montana National Guard Facility

  • December 18, 2014
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An effort to protect an Army National Guard training facility in Helena, Mont., from encroachment has identified a variety of issues in which potential conflicts with the surrounding community could be reduced. The recommended solutions are part of the draft report from a $160,000, two-year joint land use study (JLUS) for Fort Harrison. Issues the community should address include roadway conditions and capacity, air quality, and light and glare, reported the Independent Record. Another issue considered in the report is the use of land use regulations to limit the height of buildings and structures, a critical concern for helicopter operations at the installation …

South Dakota Authority Needs Consultant for JLUS at Ellsworth AFB

  • December 3, 2014
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The South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority (SDEDA) in Rapid City, S.D., is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study for the communities surrounding Ellsworth Air Force Base. The effort is funded by DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment which provides grants to state and local governments to conduct a JLUS to support the long-term sustainability and operability of military installation complexes. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, impact/analysis concerning air installation compatible use zones, economic development, and military installation management and operations …

David Larson, Longtime OEA Deputy, Retires

  • November 30, 2014
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David Larson, who oversaw thousands of funding awards to communities affected by closure, realignment and mission growth as the deputy director for programs for DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA), retired from the Defense Department last month after serving at the agency for 23 years. Larson oversaw almost $3 billion in awards to local and state governments, helping defense communities to both prepare for and cope with BRAC actions, and to protect neighboring installations from incompatible growth. He managed support for the Defense Economic Adjustment Program and the Economic Adjustment Committee, a 22-agency effort to support communities responding to defense program changes …

N.C. County Seeks Consultant to Perform JLUS at MCAS Cherry Point

  • November 19, 2014
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Carteret County, N.C.., is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study for Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, ALF Bogue, OLF Atlantic, BT-11, BT-9 and the surrounding communities. The effort is funded by DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment which provides grants to state and local governments to conduct a JLUS to support the long-term sustainability and operability of military installation complexes. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, ecosystem management/impact analysis, fiscal impact analysis, economic development, and military installation management and operations. A final JLUS report will be completed by Dec. 31, 2015. Responses are due by Dec. 19, 2014, at 4 p.m. The complete request for proposal may be found on the Carteret County website. All questions regarding this RFP shall be in written form and directed to Eugene Foxworth at eugene.foxworth@carteretcountync.gov.

Connecticut Town Needs Consultant to Prepare JLUS for National Guard Facility

  • November 4, 2014
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The town of East Lyme, Conn., is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Stones Ranch Military Reservation, including Camp Niantic, and surrounding communities. The effort is funded by DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment which provides grants to state and local governments to conduct a JLUS to support the long-term sustainability and operability of a military installation. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, fiscal impact analysis, economic development, and military installation management and operations …

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