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BRAC Subcabinet 1 Maryland Is Ready! State of Maryland BRAC Action Plan Briefing – Local Government Subcommittee January 24, 2008 Presented by Asuntha.

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1 BRAC Subcabinet 1 Maryland Is Ready! State of Maryland BRAC Action Plan Briefing – Local Government Subcommittee January 24, 2008 Presented by Asuntha Chiang-Smith, BRAC Subcabinet Executive Director

2 BRAC Subcabinet 2 Presentation Overview  What BRAC means for Maryland  BRAC Subcabinet Organization Mission Statement Actions Completed in 2007  BRAC Action Plan Highlights  Subcabinet Implementation Plan for 2008  What BRAC means for Maryland  BRAC Subcabinet Organization Mission Statement Actions Completed in 2007  BRAC Action Plan Highlights  Subcabinet Implementation Plan for 2008

3 BRAC Subcabinet 3  Largest Economic Growth in Maryland Since WWII 60,000 direct, indirect and induced Jobs  New Neighbors, New Friends, New Marylanders 28,000 new households  Largest Economic Growth in Maryland Since WWII 60,000 direct, indirect and induced Jobs  New Neighbors, New Friends, New Marylanders 28,000 new households What BRAC Means for Maryland

4 BRAC Subcabinet 4 Maryland Installation Movements

5 BRAC Subcabinet 5  BRAC jobs stay in the USA / require security clearances  Average salary of jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground: $87,000  Average salary of jobs at DISA: over $90,000  BRAC jobs stay in the USA / require security clearances  Average salary of jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground: $87,000  Average salary of jobs at DISA: over $90,000 BRAC Jobs are Sustainable Jobs

6 BRAC Subcabinet 6  Workforce Creation As many as 70 percent of jobs moving to Maryland will be filled by Marylanders  Transportation Maryland has 2 nd worst congestion in the Nation Understanding and Preparing for Challenges

7 BRAC Subcabinet 7  Secretary of Transportation  Secretary of Business and Economic Development  Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation  Secretary of Higher Education Commission  Superintendent of State Department of Education  Secretary of Department of Planning  Secretary of Housing and Community Development  Secretary of the Department of Environment  Secretary of Budget and Management  Secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs  Secretary of Transportation  Secretary of Business and Economic Development  Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation  Secretary of Higher Education Commission  Superintendent of State Department of Education  Secretary of Department of Planning  Secretary of Housing and Community Development  Secretary of the Department of Environment  Secretary of Budget and Management  Secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs SB 110 Maryland BRAC Subcabinet Lt. Governor, Chair

8 BRAC Subcabinet 8 Governor Lt. Governor Subcabinet Fort George G. Meade Region Local Govt Subcommittee Fort Detrick Region Bethesda Naval Hospital Region Aberdeen Proving Ground Region Andrews AFB Region  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances  Federal  Counties  Municipalities  Alliances BRAC Organization

9 BRAC Subcabinet 9 BRAC Subcabinet Mission Statement  Mission Enable the State of Maryland to fulfill its responsibility to support our nation’s defense and security efforts while maximizing the benefits and opportunities resulting from the U.S. Department of Defense’s BRAC process Through a regional approach, the Subcabinet will coordinate State activities and work with the federal and local governments to prepare for and accommodate incoming households and jobs while sustaining and enhancing the quality of life throughout the State  Mission Enable the State of Maryland to fulfill its responsibility to support our nation’s defense and security efforts while maximizing the benefits and opportunities resulting from the U.S. Department of Defense’s BRAC process Through a regional approach, the Subcabinet will coordinate State activities and work with the federal and local governments to prepare for and accommodate incoming households and jobs while sustaining and enhancing the quality of life throughout the State

10 BRAC Subcabinet 10 BRAC Subcabinet Mission Statement (Cont’d)  Essential Tasks Prepare and implement an action plan, in collaboration with local jurisdictions, to identify and guide critical tasks, programs, projects, activities and initiatives that address the needs created by the arrival of residents and businesses Supplement and disseminate information on programs and opportunities that will harmonize efforts to bring quality, long-term, Smart Growth associated with BRAC-related military installations  Essential Tasks Prepare and implement an action plan, in collaboration with local jurisdictions, to identify and guide critical tasks, programs, projects, activities and initiatives that address the needs created by the arrival of residents and businesses Supplement and disseminate information on programs and opportunities that will harmonize efforts to bring quality, long-term, Smart Growth associated with BRAC-related military installations

11 BRAC Subcabinet 11 Subcabinet Actions Completed 2007  Outreach Meetings  Community Meetings  Presentations (public input) Public Meetings Chambers of Commerce Local Government Subcommittee Congressional Delegation Housing/Union/Transit/stakeholder mtgs.  Hearings State Joint Legislative BRAC Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee  BRAC Action Plan Report  Outreach Meetings  Community Meetings  Presentations (public input) Public Meetings Chambers of Commerce Local Government Subcommittee Congressional Delegation Housing/Union/Transit/stakeholder mtgs.  Hearings State Joint Legislative BRAC Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee  BRAC Action Plan Report

12 BRAC Subcabinet 12 BRAC Subcabinet Outreach Meetings  Local Government Subcommittee (LGS) meetings Final report presented in October, 2007  Maryland Military Installation Council (MMIC) Attended 3 meetings  Military command/installation visits Five military installations, Ft. Monmouth and DISA  County Meetings 9 Counties and Baltimore City – public meetings  Local Government Subcommittee (LGS) meetings Final report presented in October, 2007  Maryland Military Installation Council (MMIC) Attended 3 meetings  Military command/installation visits Five military installations, Ft. Monmouth and DISA  County Meetings 9 Counties and Baltimore City – public meetings

13 BRAC Subcabinet 13  Southern Maryland Friday, June 15, :30am – 12:00pm Frank Knox Center, Lexington Park  Frederick County Thursday, June 28, :00pm – 2:00pm Frederick Community College  Harford County Friday, July 13, :00am – 11:00am HEAT Center  Cecil County Monday, July 30, :00am – 11:00am Technology Building, Cecil College  Baltimore City Friday, August 10, :00am – 12:00pm Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum  Southern Maryland Friday, June 15, :30am – 12:00pm Frank Knox Center, Lexington Park  Frederick County Thursday, June 28, :00pm – 2:00pm Frederick Community College  Harford County Friday, July 13, :00am – 11:00am HEAT Center  Cecil County Monday, July 30, :00am – 11:00am Technology Building, Cecil College  Baltimore City Friday, August 10, :00am – 12:00pm Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum  Baltimore County Wednesday, August 29, :00am – 11:00am  Howard County Monday, September 10, :30pm – 2:30pm Spear Center, Columbia  Anne Arundel County Thursday, October 4, :00am – 11:00am Quiet Waters Park  Montgomery County Thursday, October 18, :00am – 11:00am University of Maryland  Prince George’s County Tuesday, October 30, :00pm – 2:00pm Bowie State University Completed Subcabinet Community Meetings

14 BRAC Subcabinet 14 Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum—Baltimore City Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum—Baltimore City Crossroads- Baltimore County Technology Center- Cecil Community College Community Meeting Sites

15 BRAC Subcabinet 15 BRAC Action Plan Calendar of Events  November 16, 2007: Draft of State Action Plan on Internet for public review and comment  November 19, 2007: (10am – Noon) Public presentation of Draft State Action Plan by Lt. Governor and full Subcabinet (Department of Housing and Community Development, Crownsville, MD)  December 17, 2007: (10am – Noon) Press Conference with Governor and Lt. Governor (State House) Final State Action Plan on Internet  November 16, 2007: Draft of State Action Plan on Internet for public review and comment  November 19, 2007: (10am – Noon) Public presentation of Draft State Action Plan by Lt. Governor and full Subcabinet (Department of Housing and Community Development, Crownsville, MD)  December 17, 2007: (10am – Noon) Press Conference with Governor and Lt. Governor (State House) Final State Action Plan on Internet

16 BRAC Subcabinet 16 BRAC Action Plan

17 BRAC Subcabinet 17  New Jersey and Virginia Outreach Establish One-Stop Employment Centers at Ft. Monmouth and DISA Create certification reciprocity for spouses of transferred personnel  Expanding the Maryland Workforce Invest in higher education and community colleges Develop network with defense/IT contractors for internship programs to reduce security clearance waiting period Recruit veterans to fill positions requiring security clearances Action Plan Highlights: Workforce Creation

18 BRAC Subcabinet 18  Higher Education and Continuing Education Credit transfer agreement with New Jersey institutions Conduct feasibility study for higher education options at Aberdeen Proving Ground Maintain tuition rates at UMS for three consecutive years  K-12 Education Expand STEM and Career & Technology Education programs to all parts of the State Establish Security Clearance education in public schools FY09 Budget allocated $330 million for school construction Action Plan Highlights: Education

19 BRAC Subcabinet 19  $1.7 billion for 31 BRAC-related projects in the six-year CTP (capital program)  MDOT will add funding in future years for longer- term projects as they advance Priorities established and updated in consultation with Local Governments MDOT – Long Term BRAC Activities

20 BRAC Subcabinet 20  FY 2009 Budget includes a total of $448.5 million for BRAC projects  $356 million added to the Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) as a result of special session revenue increase $201 million for the MARC Growth and Investment Plan $139 million for intersection improvements  Most-heavily impacted intersections around Ft. Meade, APG, and NNMC MDOT – FY 09 BRAC-Related Projects

21 BRAC Subcabinet 21  Statewide $201 million for the MARC Growth and Investment Plan $20 million for Commuter Bus Program $9.0 million for Assessment of Transit Needs for BRAC $6.8 million to Locally Operated Transit Systems  Aberdeen Proving Ground $46 million in high priority intersection improvements MDOT – FY 09 BRAC-Related Projects (Cont’d)

22 BRAC Subcabinet 22  National Naval Medical Center $44.8 million in high priority intersection improvements Additional $100 million for Purple Line’s Final Environmental Impact Statement $5 million for support of Ride-On for bus replacements MDOT – FY 09 BRAC-Related Projects (Cont’d)

23 BRAC Subcabinet 23  Fort Meade $47.9 million in high priority intersection improvements $2.6 million for ongoing MD 175 study MDOT – FY 09 BRAC-Related Projects (Cont’d) For more information, the FY CTP can be accessed at

24 BRAC Subcabinet 24 Action Plan Highlights: Housing  Utilize BRAC as a priority in scoring for multi- family housing applications  Implement new residential component of Main Street Program  Incorporate BRAC related businesses into the “House Keys for Employees” and “Smart Keys for Employees” Programs

25 BRAC Subcabinet 25 Action Plan Highlights: Planning and Environment  Develop BRAC data information packages that local governments can use when updating their Comprehensive Land Use Plans or Community Plans  Conduct OEA grant funded water and wastewater assessments pertinent to APG and Fort Meade regions

26 BRAC Subcabinet 26  Develop BRAC marketing plan with local partners to showcase Maryland’s robust business opportunities  Establish One-Stop website for small and minority businesses to access information about BRAC opportunities  Conduct interagency study to maximize small and minority business participation Action Plan Highlights: Economic Development & MBE Participation

27 BRAC Subcabinet 27  BRAC Higher Education Fund  BRAC Community Enhancement Act BRAC Revitalization Zones Enhanced Use Lease clarification  BRAC Higher Education Fund  BRAC Community Enhancement Act BRAC Revitalization Zones Enhanced Use Lease clarification Action Plan Highlights: Legislative Priorities

28 BRAC Subcabinet 28 Subcabinet Implementation Plan for BRAC Readiness Outreach Tour 2.BRAC Legislative Package 3.Federal Priorities Submit to Federal Delegation no later than mid-February Outreach/Update Meetings Fort Monmouth, DISA, Other DOD missions Local Government Subcommittee and other regional and local organizations 1.BRAC Readiness Outreach Tour 2.BRAC Legislative Package 3.Federal Priorities Submit to Federal Delegation no later than mid-February Outreach/Update Meetings Fort Monmouth, DISA, Other DOD missions Local Government Subcommittee and other regional and local organizations

29 BRAC Subcabinet 29 Subcabinet Implementation Plan for 2008 (Cont’d) 5. Establish BRACStats and Departmental Goals for 2008 Subcabinet agencies currently under StateStat  MDOT, DLLR, DBED, DHCD  MDP, MDE (Bay Stat) Subcabinet agencies to be brought under StateStat  MHEC, MSDE, GOMA, DBM 5. Establish BRACStats and Departmental Goals for 2008 Subcabinet agencies currently under StateStat  MDOT, DLLR, DBED, DHCD  MDP, MDE (Bay Stat) Subcabinet agencies to be brought under StateStat  MHEC, MSDE, GOMA, DBM

30 BRAC Subcabinet 30 Subcabinet Implementation Plan for 2008 (Cont’d) 6.Research and Disseminate Subcabinet Newsletter on BRAC Nationwide Best Practices 7.Broaden Scope of Action Plan Social Services Public Safety Public Health Community Initiatives 6.Research and Disseminate Subcabinet Newsletter on BRAC Nationwide Best Practices 7.Broaden Scope of Action Plan Social Services Public Safety Public Health Community Initiatives

31 BRAC Subcabinet 31 BRAC Subcabinet Contact Information  Governor’s Subcabinet on Base Realignment and Closure 45 Calvert Street, Room 402 Annapolis, MD  Departmental Contact Information  Governor’s Subcabinet on Base Realignment and Closure 45 Calvert Street, Room 402 Annapolis, MD  Departmental Contact Information

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