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FORA Workshops on the Reassessment of the Base Plan

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority and EMC Planning are offering a series of workshops to get input on the Base Reuse Plan. The Plan is due to be re-assessed by January 2013, which requires immediate public comment opportunities. Attendance will be high, and topics will be dominated by the location of the workshop. LandWatch is participating because the Base Re-Use Plan is the planning document for the former Fort Ord site and so much has changed since it was first written in 1997. We hope you’ll join us!

Fort Ord, its parcels (current and former) and roadways are governed by an overarching document known as the Base Reuse Plan. The plan and its policies have implications for the entire region. Hence, the importance of ensuring the public participates in the re-assessment.

Workshop dates are as follows:

  Tuesday, May 29 6:30 – 9 PM Monterey Conference Center 
Monterey
       
  Wednesday, May 30 6:30 – 9 PM Oldemeyer Multi-Use Center
Seaside
       
  Saturday, June 2 6:30 – 9 PM Carpenter’s Hall
Marina

Comments may be submitted at the workshop or by:

LandWatch has been involved in the Fort Ord issues because we want to see a full update on the plan. We are hoping this reassessment is the first step of a full update. LandWatch is also concerned about other issues including the redevelopment of urban blight first before development occurs on open space. In addition, the appeal process and associated fees of over $5000 to contest a project are excessive and deny the public a right to petition their government; LandWatch supports eliminating the fees.

For more information on the Workshops see the Workshop flyer (198K PDF file)

Below are links to documents you may find helpful in your research and comment collection:

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posted 05.28.12