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In the largest “milcon exchange” in Army Reserve history, SunCal Cos. will construct $80 million worth of much-needed facilities at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in northern California in return for 180 acres of land at the post where the Irvine, Calif.-based developer will build a master-planned community. SunCal will construct a new main gate, an administrative building for base police, a maintenance support facility, a regional medical training facility, an Army Reserve training facility …READ MORE
Late Friday night House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced a final deal to fund the government through September that would cut about $38 billion in fiscal 2011 spending. The two sides also agreed on the terms of a short-term spending bill needed to avert the federal shutdown scheduled to begin at midnight Friday …READ MORE
Anthony Principi, the star witness at a House hearing Wednesday evaluating the adoption of a BRAC-like process to unload thousands of excess federal buildings, told lawmakers he supports the White House’s proposed Civilian Property Realignment Board for expediting the disposal of surplus property. He told the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee, however, that he had several suggestions to improve the administration’s proposal …READ MORE
The Army plans to announce April 19 which installations will participate in its pilot Net Zero Installation Initiative, a program intended to conserve energy, water and waste. By 2020, the Army aims to have five posts in each of those three net zero resource categories, including one or more that are net zero in all three categories …READ MORE
Negotiators raced against the clock to find a middle ground on funding the government for the remainder of fiscal 2011, but despite apparent progress narrowing the differences between the two parties, a final deal is not yet in sight. After emerging late Thursday from the second White House meeting convened by President Obama on the day, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that talks would continue through the night …READ MORE
Guidance issued Thursday by Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn outlined in broad terms how a government shutdown would impact the department, but did not include many details as to what activities would be suspended if Congress fails to fund federal operations beyond midnight Friday. “Civilians will be briefed by their supervisors by Friday, April 8, as to whether their work and responsibilities fall into excepted or non-excepted status …READ MORE
The deadline to submit your ideas for sessions at the ADC 2011 Annual Conference in Norfolk, Va., has been extended to April 13. All ADC members, our military and federal partners, and representatives of other government agencies are encouraged to submit proposals …READ MORE