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1 OPEN HOUSE August 12, 2013 UMADRA Umatilla Army Depot Reuse Authority

2 Future Planning & Zoning of the Umatilla Army Depot Morrow County & Umatilla County Planning Commissions Welcome - Tamra Mabbott, Umatilla County Planning Director August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 2

3 August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 3

4 Creation & Operations Era Army selected 16,000 acres for Umatilla Army Depot – later expanded to 17,000+ acres Complex of warehouses, munitions magazines, shops, and offices created Began a mission of receiving and storing chemical weapons Mid 1980s- Congress directed Army to dispose of the nation’s aging chemical weapons stockpile Umatilla Chemical Depot was put on the BRAC closure list. The decision was later made to realign the base and have it remain open until the chemical stockpile was destroyed – Local Redevelopment Authority created in anticipation of closure (LRA) April United States Senate ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 4

5 Closure History June Construction began on the Umatilla Chemical Depot Facility Construction and facility testing were complete and chemical weapon destruction began 2005 – Base included on the 2005 closure round of BRAC 2009 – Department of Defense again recognizes Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) and provides funding for preparation of Redevelopment Plan 2010 – LRA completes Redevelopment Plan and HUD and Army accept the land use plan 2011-The destruction of the UMCD stockpile of chemical weapons was completed. August 2012 – UMCD closure October 2013 – LRA completes various studies required for zoning August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 5

6 Redevelopment Process Going Forward 2013/2014 – Projected transfer of 7,500 acres to Oregon National Guard for training base Mid 2014 – Planning LRA is converted to an Implementation LRA (ILRA) with business development focus Late 2014 – Completion of land transfer application request to Army and final transportation studies 2015 – ILRA receives lands for economic development. Lands most likely transferred to Port Districts for redevelopment. New 5,600 acre wildlife refuge transferred from Army to local conservation interest. August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 6

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8 Role of the Planning Commissions Comprehensive Plan Amendments including policy statements Transportation System Plan Amendments based upon Interchange Area Management Plan(s) Zoning Ordinance or Development Code Amendments: – Umatilla County the addition of a new use zone (Depot Industrial) – Morrow County an update to a current use zone (Port Industrial) – Military and Wildlife areas also need to be Planned and Zoned Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning or Development Map Amendments August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 8

9 Role of the Planning Commissions Calendars please… Open House (thanks for coming tonight) Notice to DLCD concerning Amendments Planning Commission hearings County Court and Board of Commissioner hearings Adoption Look for these steps to be repeated based on when various pieces are ready for adoption. August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 9

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11 Study Area August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 11

12 Employment Levels Morrow and Umatilla Counties August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 12

13 Regional Industry Growth Since 2010 August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 13

14 Regional Economy Producer and Exporter of Agricultural Goods – developed value-added industries that process Outstanding Transportation Infrastructure – Region established as a major distribution hub Concentration of electrical power generation – Traditional as well as wind farms. August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 14

15 Commuting Patterns August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 15 Boardman Hermiston Umatilla

16 Unique Characteristics for Economic Development Amenity Values Abundance of Energy Transportation Linkages Proximity to a Large Well-Educated Workforce Developable Land Economic Development Support August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 16

17 Employment Lands Inventory August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 17

18 Targeted Uses Data Centers Warehouse/Distribution Power Generation Support Uses – Retail Trade August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 18

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20 Future Planning & Zoning Three overarching goals were established through the planning process for the Depot: Military Reuse: accommodating the needs and plans of the Oregon National Guard; Environmental Preservation; and Economic Development - job creation & tax base August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 20

21 Future Planning & Zoning Zoning Implementation Steps: Morrow County Port Industrial EFU Military Umatilla County Depot Industrial (3 Subareas) Wildlife Habitat Military August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 21

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24 Future Planning & Zoning Umatilla County Depot Industrial Zone Establish a new County Zone for industrial uses Three targeted subareas: -Subarea 1 (Industrial/Distribution/Commerce) -Subarea 2 (Industrial/Warehouse) -Subarea 3 (Demil Site) Retail/Service Uses: limited to 5% of Industrial acreage Master plan requirement for Subarea 1 August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 24

25 Future Planning & Zoning Statewide Goal Exceptions Morrow County Previous Goal 3 Exception (1994) Developed & Committed and Reasons Exceptions to Goals 11 & 14 (Port Industrial Site) Umatilla County Reasons Exceptions to Goals 11 & 14 for Subarea 1, 2 (Demil Area) and 3 (Red Cross Site) August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 25

26 Future Planning & Zoning Other Actions Amend Morrow & Umatilla Comprehensive Plans to Recognize the Depot Plan District Work with ODOT on Interchange Area Management Plans (IAMP) for the I-82 and I-84 interchanges August 12, 2013 Umatilla Army Depot Planning Morrow and Umatilla Counties 26

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