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New Mexico, Texas Communities Partner on Regional JLUS

  • March 25, 2013
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A group of nine counties and cities in New Mexico and Texas have formed a regional planning organization to conduct a joint land use study that will identify potential land use conflicts that could interfere with the missions at White Sands Missile Range, Holloman Air Force Base and Fort Bliss. The study covers a large swath of south central New Mexico and the western-most tip of Texas as the three installations encompass more than 3.4 million acres with restricted airspace spanning nearly 10,000 square miles …

Virginia County Seeks JLUS Consultant for Wallops Island Facility

  • February 5, 2013
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The county of Accomack, Va., has issued a request for proposals to solicit consulting services to prepare and complete a joint land use study for the county and Navy Surface Combat Systems Center Wallops Island, Va., pursuant to the scope of work in the RFP. Accomack County and SCSC desire that the JLUS work products and deliverables listed in the scope of work be completed by March 31, 2014. A non-mandatory, pre-solicitation conference will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 …

Study of Encroachment Issues at Central Virginia Post Nears Completion

  • January 13, 2013
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Draft recommendations for limiting incompatible development outside of Fort A.P. Hill, Va., located halfway between Washington and Richmond, are scheduled to be released shortly. The joint land use study — conducted by AECOM and Travesky & Associates — also will look at ways to minimize the impact of noise and vibration from aircraft and ordnance training on the surrounding towns of Bowling Green and Port Royal …

Portales, N.M., Seeks Consultants to Carry out JLUS Recommendations for Cannon AFB

  • December 2, 2012
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The city of Portales, N.M., is accepting separate, competitive sealed proposals for professional services for two separate RFPs: (1) a regional growth website administrator/promotional community video contractor to carry out recommendations found in the joint land use study and regional growth management plan; and (2) a regional growth land use contractor to carry out recommendations found in the joint land use study and regional growth management plan …

Charleston, S.C., Region Issues RFPs for Studies Needed to Implement Joint Base JLUS

  • December 2, 2012
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The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments invites qualified firms or teams to provide consulting services to complete two studies needed to implement the Joint Base Charleston joint land use study — a transfer of development rights study and a study to assess and mitigate maritime traffic along the Cooper River and Charleston Harbor …

Southeastern Georgia Needs Planning Firm for JLUS at Kings Bay

  • November 18, 2012
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The Camden County Board of Commissioners, jointly with the city of Kingsland, city of St. Mary’s, city of Woodbine and the Camden County Joint Development Authority, are seeking planning firms to provide professional planning services to support the development of a joint land use study for Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga. The county will accept sealed statements of qualifications and cost proposals from qualified firms until 2:00 p.m. EST on Dec. 4. Visit the county’s website and click the “Bid Opportunities” tab for the full RFP.

Report Outlines Challenges ahead for Florida’s Installations

  • October 31, 2012
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A strategic plan released this week by the Florida Defense Support Task Force recommends a multitude of goals the state should strive to achieve, including addressing encroachment, supporting DOD’s efforts to conserve energy and shift energy use toward renewable sources, improving transportation access, and strengthening its support for military families and veterans. The 991-page report, produced by the Spectrum Group, was launched last year to help the state cope with potential consolidation and realignment actions stemming from the Pentagon’s need to help reduce the federal deficit …

County Embraces Encroachment Recommendations for Eglin AFB

  • October 28, 2012
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Santa Rosa County commissioners on Thursday approved a study recommending the county amend its land development code and make other changes designed to protect Eglin Air Force Base from encroachment. The Eglin AFB Small Area Studies — a joint venture of Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa counties and Eglin — recommends Santa Rosa create a new overlay zone surrounding the base and enact height restrictions throughout the zone …

County Moves ahead with Encroachment Study for Virginia’s Dahlgren Facility

  • October 11, 2012
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Supervisors for King George County on Wednesday informally agreed to move ahead with a joint land use study for Naval Support Facility Dahlgren on Virginia’s Northern Neck, after hearing from a Navy commander why an assessment of the impact of future growth around the facility is needed. In short, ensuring that plans for residential or commercial development are compatible with the mission of the Naval Surface Warfare Center at Dahlgren is valuable for the Navy and the community …

Zoning Changes Needed to Shield NAS Corpus Christi from Growth, Study Finds

  • October 8, 2012
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Corpus Christi needs to address the potential for additional growth to threaten the mission of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi if it wants to sustain the base into the future, according to a joint land use study sponsored by the city. To prevent encroachment, as well as a risk to public safety, city planners should define land uses that are compatible with the air station, staff from Matrix Design Group said last week during a public workshop. Some of the highest priorities Corpus Christi should address include the siting of wind farms and cell phone towers, reported the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. The threat posed by additional development follows years of growth in Corpus Christi without the guidance of an overall plan, said the chairman of the city planning commission.

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