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Community Profile: Newport Chemical Depot, Indiana

The Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority (NeCDRA) was established pursuant to Indiana law to guide the County’s efforts to respond to the announced closure of the Newport Chemical Depot (NECDorDepot) by the U.S. Department of Defense. The enabling legislation authorizes an LRA to plan and implement the reuse of closed military facilities. Thus, NeCDRA is both the planning and implementation authority. The legislation grants NeDCRA the authority to incur debt and to acquire, hold, sell, and develop the surplus military property.

Community Profile: Navy Supply Corps School, Georgia

The Athens Clarke County Naval Supply Corps School (NSCS) LRA is a planning LRA comprised of 17 members, 16 of whom were appointed by the Mayor in the fall of 2005. Subsequently, the Governor of the State of Georgia appointed one LRA member. The functional expertise and entities represented include: public sector, private sector, nonprofit social services, Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, historic preservation, higher education, land development, architects, community representatives/neighborhood residents, and local government.

Community Profile: Naval Weapons Station Concord, California

The Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) designated the City of Concord as the Local Redevelopment Authority. The base is entirely within the jurisdiction of the City and the City Council, as the LRA, is directing the planning and implementation of the reuse of the base.

Community Profile: Naval Support Activity New Orleans, Louisiana

The City of New Orleans (City) is the sole political jurisdiction comprising the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) for NSA East Bank and is federally recognized as the LRA by the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA). The Mayor of the City established the New Orleans Area Task Force (NOATF) by Executive Ordinance to carryout LRA’s responsibilities.

Community Profile: Naval Station Pascagoula, Mississippi

In April 2006, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors established the NS Pascagoula LRA for the purpose of
developing a reuse plan under BRAC 2005. The duties of this LRA include serving as Jackson County’s sole authority
to develop, coordinate, and disseminate the plans for reuse and redevelopment of those properties known as Lakeside
Manor in Jackson County.

Community Profile: Naval Station Ingleside Electromagnetic Reduction Facility, Texas

Naval Station Ingleside (NSI) was selected for closure under the 2005 round of BRAC. In response to the BRAC actions
regarding NSI and the Electromagnetic Reduction (EMR) Facility, the community formed the multi-jurisdictional
Ingleside LRA to plan for the reuse of NSI and the EMR Facility and to undertake a regional economic diversification
strategy in order to help mitigate military and civilian jobs losses in the region, which are estimated at 6,605. The

Community Profile: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, District of Columbia

Within the Government of the District of Columbia, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (ODMPED) will lead the redevelopment efforts, including the drafting of the comprehensive Redevelopment Plan.

Community Profile: Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

FMERPA (or the Authority) was created under state statute in April 2006.

Community Profile: Fort McPherson, Georgia

The McPherson Planning Local Redevelopment Authority (MPLRA), Inc. (a nonprofit corporation) was formed to reduce the burden on government and promote the public welfare by assuming – on behalf of the Cities of Atlanta and East Point and Fulton County, Georgia – the responsibility and authority for planning the reuse and economic development of the real estate and other assets presently comprising Fort McPherson, Georgia. The MPLRA consists of voting members representing the City of Atlanta (five); the City of East Point (three); Fulton County (two); and the State of Georgia (one).

Community Profile: Fort Lawton Army Reserve Complex, Washington

In June 2006, Mayor Greg Nickels submitted a resolution to the Seattle City Council, which was approved, requesting that the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) recognize the City as the LRA. Along with an extensive public process and direct ongoing involvement with the Seattle King County Committee to End Homelessness, as well as individual homeless housing/services providers, the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) was an LRA stakeholder, later determined to be the City preferred master developer for the site.


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