Presentation on theme: "BRAC UPDATE DoL Veterans Employment & Training Service Conference August 1, 2006 Bryant Monroe Office of Economic Adjustment Department of Defense."— Presentation transcript:
BRAC UPDATE DoL Veterans Employment & Training Service Conference August 1, 2006 Bryant Monroe Office of Economic Adjustment Department of Defense
Office of Economic Adjustment Created in 1961Created in 1961 Office of the Secretary of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense Helped More Than 400 Communities & StatesHelped More Than 400 Communities & States Professional Staff Trained in Economic Development & Local Adjustment PlanningProfessional Staff Trained in Economic Development & Local Adjustment Planning One-on-One Project Manager Support to CommunitiesOne-on-One Project Manager Support to Communities Close Coordination with Military DepartmentsClose Coordination with Military Departments
DOD Homeless Liaison OEA Serves as DOD Staff liaison for: U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans Department of Housing and Urban Development (Special Needs Programs)
Key Statute Dates ~ November 9, Date of Approval ~ December DoD/Federal property screening begins ~ May Surplus property notification ~ June-August/November LRA Outreach to homeless providers ~ May/August Redevelopment plan completed ; submit to DoD/HUD ~ May/August Property disposal decision
DOD Support for Community Role OSD/Military Service/Community Conference (May, 2006) LRA recognition as single POC Provide technical and financial assistance for community base reuse planning Assist the LRAs to conduct homeless screening and work with HUD staff.
LRA Recognition Status 140 BRAC facilities will have real property that is surplus to the Federal Government. 111 Local Redevelopment Authorities designated to date. For information on specific sites, see Federal Register Notices on OEA Website, (includes name of facility, LRA name, and point of contact information).
Surplus Determinations Start at On Homepage (lower left), find links: –Army –Navy –Air Force Base Realignment and Closure or BRAC BRAC Surplus Property Notices
Homeless Assistance Process 1.Community Solicits Notices of Interest from Homeless Providers 2.Homeless Providers respond 3.Community works with interested Homeless Providers to balance need for economic adjustment and the needs of the homeless 4.Community prepares Redevelopment Plan which indicates what, if any, resources will be made available to Homeless Providers
Homeless Assistance Process 5.Community submits redevelopment plan and homeless submission to HUD for review 6.HUD notifies Military Department of its determination (Acceptable/Deficient) 7.Military Department takes HUD determination, disposes of property
Homeless Assistance Process Resources Provided to Assist the Homeless –Real Property/Buildings –Personal Property Equipment (beds/furnishings/computers/etc) Vehicles Machinery and Equipment –Funding or Other Off-Site Accommodations
Getting Started: Resources Responding to Change HUD Guide: Military Base Reuse and Homeless Assistance OEA Website: “BRAC 2005 Recognized LRAs” (on left side of homepage)
More Information Bryant Monroe Project Manager Office of Economic Adjustment