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North Carolina Needs Consultant for JLUS for Seymour Johnson AFB

  • July 18, 2014
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The North Carolina Department of Commerce is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base including Dare County Range and associated special use airspace, military training routes, military operations areas and surrounding communities. Interested firms must demonstrate knowledge and experience in community planning, development and land use issues, agriculture preservation, land conservation, fiscal impact analysis, economic development, and military installation management and operations. The RFP is available on the state’s purchasing website. Search by either Department (**Purchase and Contract**) or by Bid Number (43-1066-14). Sealed proposals will be received until 4 p.m. on Aug. 18. For further information, contact Casey Jones, purchasing agent, at casey.c.jones@nccommerce.com.

OEA Studies Adapt to Climate Change

  • June 17, 2014
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With alarm over the potential impacts of climate change to military infrastructure and their host communities growing louder, joint land use studies (JLUS) conducted by DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) are now looking at strategies for communities to address sea-level rise and other environmental changes. Joint land use studies have been used in dozens of communities across DOD to help local officials stem urban encroachment and promote compatible development. The studies will continue to maintain that focus, but now communities can consider adding climate adaptation planning to the analysis …

Missouri’s Camp Crowder Not Crowded by Surrounding Community, JLUS Reveals

  • June 2, 2014
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Operations at Camp Crowder, a 4,400-acre base operated by the Missouri National Guard, are not jeopardized by surrounding land uses, according to the results of a recently completed joint land use study (JLUS). About a third of the land adjacent to Camp Crowder already is protected from development, one third has been developed for commercial, residential or intensive agricultural use, and the remaining third is undeveloped. The facility isn’t threatened by future growth either …

Texas Community Seeks Consultant to Prepare JLUS for Camp Swift

  • February 25, 2014
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The city of Bastrop, Texas, is requesting proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Camp Swift and the surrounding communities. Proposals will be received until 3 p.m. on March 21 at City Hall, 1311 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602. The RFP is available on the city’s website under “Public Notices.” Email requests to mmccollum@cityofbastrop.org.

Ft. Lee, Community Largely Compatible, Study Concludes

  • February 17, 2014
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Despite enjoying a burst of growth following the last BRAC round, Fort Lee is not adversely affected by Petersburg, Va., and other surrounding communities, according to a recently completed joint land use study for the post. The study, which was led by the Crater Planning District Commission, found that Fort Lee and its neighbors have a compatible growth pattern, reported the Progress-Index. Several of the study’s recommendations called for the post’s surrounding communities to develop a formalized regional approach to coordinate land use planning with Fort Lee …

Omaha Planning Agency Needs JLUS Consultant for Offutt AFB

  • January 2, 2014
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The Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, the lead agency for the joint land use study (JLUS) implementation for Offutt Air Force Base and the study area, will receive proposals for consulting services to assist in the preparation of a JLUS implementation until Jan. 28 at 4:30 p.m. CST at the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency office. Copies of the proposal specifications can be obtained on the Agency’s website …

NW Washington County Seeks Consultant for JLUS at Naval Base Kitsap

  • November 14, 2013
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Kitsap County, Wash., is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) of Naval Base Kitsap (Bangor, Bremerton, Keyport, and Manchester Fuel Depot), Naval Magazine Indian Island and the surrounding communities. 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 …

Mississippi County Needs Firm to Help Implement JLUS Recommendations for Columbus AFB

  • November 5, 2013
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Lowndes County, Miss., lead agency for the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) implementation for Columbus Air Force Base and the study area, will receive proposals for consulting services to assist in the preparation of a JLUS implementation until Nov. 29 at 4:00 p.m. local time at the Lowndes County Administration Office. Copies of the proposal specifications can be obtained at the Golden Triangle Development website or by telephone at 662/242-0349. The entities involved in the study reserve the right to accept or reject any or all proposals in the best interest of the participants. For additional questions, contact Mary Cates Williams at mwilliams@gtrlink.org or 662/242-0349.

Maryland County Seeks Firms to Conduct JLUS for Indian Head Facility

  • October 10, 2013
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The County Commissioners of Charles County, Md., are requesting proposals from qualified consulting firms experienced in conducting Joint Land Use Studies (JLUS) to prepare a JLUS for counties and municipalities surrounding Naval Support Facility Indian Head. Proposals must be submitted prior to 11:00 a.m. on Oct. 31. Solicitation documents for Request for Proposals No. 14-23 may be obtained on the Charles County Bid Board. (Click on “Procurement Opportunities,” and then “Bid Board.”) For more information, contact Amy Blessinger at BlessingA@charlescounty.org. The County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any informality in the proposal received when such waiver is in the best interest of Charles County. Small, local and minority business enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation.

South Carolina Planning Group Needs Firm to Work on Joint Land Use Studies

  • September 25, 2013
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The Lowcountry Council of Governments is seeking proposals from qualified firms to revise and update the 2004 joint land use study (JLUS) for Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, to prepare a joint land use study for Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the surrounding communities, and to complete the phase 1 implementation of the MCAS Beaufort Transfer of Development Rights program (part of the implementation of the original JLUS plan). The Council will accept proposals until 4 p.m. EDT on Oct. 25. For more information and to obtain a proposal package, please email Ginnie Kozak, planning director, at gkozak@lowcountrycog.org.

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