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On 27 July 2009, the Maryland BRAC Subcabinet met on Fort Meade under the leadership of Lt. Governor Brown. After opening remarks by the Lt. Governor and a presentation by the Fort Meade Commander, ...

On 27 July 2009, the Maryland BRAC Subcabinet met on Fort Meade under the leadership of Lt. Governor Brown. After opening remarks by the Lt. Governor and a presentation by the Fort Meade Commander, Colonel Daniel Thomas, the Fort Meade Regional Growth Management Committee briefed the three regional areas of concern.

· Fort Meade Commander Presentation (BRAC Subcabinet Meeting, FT Meade Briefing)

· Transportation ( See BRAC Subcabinet Meeting Brief)

· Work Force (See BRAC Subcabinet Meeting Brief, BRAC Subcabinet Briefing Notes on Work Force and BRAC Business Initiative (BBI) Information Paper

· Emergency Management (See BRAC Subcabinet Meeting Brief)

Formal presentations ended with the Honorable Craig A. Moe of the City of Laurel outlining the strong relationship that Laurel has had with Fort Meade and the dynamic future of his city. If you have any questions on this event, please contact Kent Menser at 410-313-6521 or kmenser@howardcountymd.gov. Thanks, Theo

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27 07 09 BRAC Subcabinet Meeting Ft Meade Briefing Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Commander’s Assessment Situation Unchanged from initial assessment upon assuming command: • Garrison doing excellent job delivering current, steady state services TODAY. •Command and Organizational Assessment •Customer Feedback: Units, Organizations and Individuals. • BRAC in on‐TRAC •Condition of underlying infrastructure support  Posture to meet future requirements (Greatest Concern). • Incremental growth (DISA/WTU/704th/DINFOS). • Updated Plans for future development (NSA/DINFOS). • Infrastructure investment / upgrades need to catch up UNCLASSIFIED Slide 1 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09 IC
  • 2. Future Fort Meade Transformation BRAC Actions: • Consolidation of Defense Information Systems Agency (4,272 personnel) • Collocation of Defense/Military Adjudication Activities (10 organizations, 760  personnel) • Consolidation of Department of Defense media; Defense Media Activity (663  personnel) GDPR/AMF/Grow the Army CS/CSS: • Activation of Asymmetric Warfare Group  • Defense Information School (DINFOS) growth (300 students projected to begin by  2011) • 704th MI Bde growth (500 soldiers to begin by 2010). • New Expansion?   UNCLASSIFIED Slide 2 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 3. Future Fort Meade Jul 08 Jan 09 Aug 09  BRAC construction  Transportation Infrastructure  Water / Wastewater  Electric Privatization • Golf Course Displacement / Replacement – Golf Course Income • Warrior Transition Unit • New Gym – Upgrade Current Gym • Youth Sports Complex • Hale Hall Replacement • Public Transportation • Barracks • Environment FAA – Environment Execution • Enhanced Use Lease • AAFES Services UNCLASSIFIED COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 4. Future Fort Meade Transportation Infrastructure Study Recommends- • Upgrade 5 Access Control Points •Rockenbach ACP $7.1M •Mapes Rd East & ACP $5.5M •Mapes Rd West & ACP $5.8M •Reece Rd & ACP $4.8M •Llewellyn ACP $6.5M Graphic •Reece & Mapes Roads - 4 Lanes •Mapes Rd East $1.4M •Mapes Rd West $2.8M •Reece Rd $2.5M •Cooper Ave Improvements (DISA) •Improvements at 6 Intersections •Reece at Ernie Pyle $1.6M •Mapes at Ernie Pyle $1.4M, Cooper $1.2M & O’Brien $1.6M •Rockenbach at Cooper $1.4M & O’Brien $1.3M DD Form 1391 for all projects have been submitted UNCLASSIFIED Slide 4 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 5. Future Fort Meade Water/Wastewater Privatization • Background: Modernization of system needed.  Directed to privatize.   • Action: • Contract in Source Selection at Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) • Source Selection Authority briefed on evaluation team’s recommendations  • Contract award by 30 Sept. 2009 • Transition period of about six months after Contract Award Date • Assessment: • Procurement is behind original schedule • Negotiations have taken a longer period than planned • Award in FY 2009 is still expected to take place UNCLASSIFIED Slide 5 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 6. Future Fort Meade Gas and Electric Privatization • Background: Modernization of systems needed.  Directed to privatize. • Action: •Entire replacement of distribution systems started 2003 •Scheduled completion of installation December 2012 •Design started for distribution systems in renovated housing areas •40% building services installed and fully metered •55% of primary electric feeder lines and Gas mains installed •Site allocated for new BGE substation which is under design •Temporary Modular substation installed until new Rock Avenue Substation comes  online in 2011 • Assessment: •Progressing well UNCLASSIFIED Slide 6 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09 DPW
  • 7. Future Fort Meade Project Descriptions/New Golf Course • Background: • BRAC construction consumed 9 of 36 holes. • Operational expansion anticipated to consume  remainder.   • Timeline unknown.  • Anticipated replacement cost $36M. • Have obtained consensus with Op Cmd and IMCOM  Cmd on replacement strategy: • Army has BRAC obligation to replace. NSA • Op requirement will provide in‐kind  replacement funding • Action: • DD 1391 is signed and project is in PAX system. • Received funding approval from FMWRC for  feasibility study, summer 09. • Design funding requested at NER Construction  Conference ‐ $2.9M. • Project validation funded by IMCOM and completed.   Expect favorable report. ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS: • Assessment: Continued nesting and  • Complete as many interim steps as  transparency critical possible to enable rapid construction  when funded. UNCLASSIFIED Slide 7 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 8. Golf Course – NIBD • Background: Degradation of services offered due to  BRAC construction resulted in financial loss.  FY08 ‐$159K  FY09 projected ‐$367K  Implementing FMWRC Approved PIP 1000 Thousands of $’s  NERO FM provided Technical Assistance Visit  500 in late April 0 • Action: Increasing Revenue by revising Menu Pricing  and Target Marketing -500  Decreasing Cost though Business Based   FY98 FY99 FY00 FY01 FY02 FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 Personnel Actions & Labor  Management  Decrease retail inventory in pro shop  Curtail offerings and reduce operating hours  in winter Reduce Snack Bar Hours • Assessment:   May need to resurrect driving range. • May require elimination of Executive 9. ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  Completion on DISA will partially restore  • Monitor improvements, reassess in Fall. Club House as entertainment venue.  UNCLASSIFIED Slide 8 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 9. Future Fort Meade Project Descriptions/Youth Sports Fields • Background:  • Youth sports fields are deteriorating • State of the art MCA Project approved and  funded at $2.65M in 1999 • Broke ground in 2000 and completed 2  fields • All funding diverted after 9/11 • Action: • ACOE/SRM ($1.8M) allocated in FY09 will  partially fund project; must be obligated  this fiscal year  • DPW/DOC seeking contractor • Work projected to begin FY10 • Assessment: • Still need approximately  $500K for full  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS: project completion  • Developing time line for construction   • Will re‐locate sports program during construction   • Will look to ACOE or SRM for remainder of funds UNCLASSIFIED Slide 9 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 10. Future Fort Meade Project Descriptions/AAFES • FGGM has been working with AAFES  encouraging much needed infrastructure  upgrades. • Plans feature a larger Main Store,  consolidate the PXtra and Military Clothing  Sales Store with the PX, and expand the Food  Court and Concession Mall, and a new  shoppette. • The Army & Air Force Exchange Service  (AAFES) reviewed options for new Main PX at  multiple sites. • AAFES will seek board approval for a new  Shoppette for FGGM February 2010, and for a  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  new PX in 2011.  Anticipated construction  • Continue to monitor process to ensure  mid‐2011 and 2012, respectively.    cradle to grave completion. UNCLASSIFIED Slide 10 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 11. Future Fort Meade Master Plan • Background:  Master Plan requires updating • Current plan developed in July  2004 • Action:  New contract awarded by IMCOM  Kick‐off meeting held 11‐12 February  2009.  Currently gathering and verifying data • Conducting interviews, on‐site  visits.  35% submission under review    Final submission:  June 2010 • Assessment: On schedule UNCLASSIFIED Slide 11 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 12. 100_0075.JPG (2 MB) Future Fort Meade Warrior Transition Unit Infrastructure Support • Background:    Installation postured for temporary WT population of  appx. 50 by leveraging ACS services and facilities,  admin space and barracks.  Population has increased to +160 and projected to  climb to 150‐200+.  Overstraining facilities and compromising both WT  and regular mission.  SFAC Not Providing IMCOM Mandated Level of  Services.  Unit has outgrown available cadre admin space  WT occupancy currently fills 144 spaces in PP  Barracks  • Action:  Submitted a request for construction of temporary  Admin and SFAC facilities.  IMCOM approved $1.5 million for construction of  two temp modular facilities for Admin and SFAC    • Assessment: Temporary facilities will allow provision of support  during interim period. • Recommendation:   Resolve Fort Meade's “pending” status to allow  permanent infrastructure resourcing to begin, if  necessary. UNCLASSIFIED Slide 12 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 13. Future Fort Meade MILCON ‐ Approved 1. DISA (under construction);  ECC: $442M;  ECD:  February 2011 2. Defense Media Center (under  construction); ECC: $56M; ECD: May 2011 1 7 3. Adjudication Center (under construction);  2 4 3 ECC: $32M; ECD:  March 2011 6 4. 902nd HQ (under construction); ECC:   5 $31M; ECD: April 2010 5. TBUP Barrack 8478 & 8479 (under  renovation); ECC: $22M; ECD: April 2010 TBUP Barrack 8606 (RFP under  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  Monitor  development) ECC: $13M; ECD: TBD  and facilitate progress to project  completion. 6.    VA Clinic; ECC: $6M; ECD: TBD 7.    SATCOM: ECC $26M (under design); ECD  UNCLASSIFIED TBD COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil Slide 13 of 34 20 Jul 09 DPW
  • 14. Future Fort Meade MILCON ‐ Requested • AWG Complex FY11 $42M • Fitness Center             FY13 $19M • DINFOS FY12 $35M • Nathan Hale Hall    TBD     $20M • 3 TBUP  Barracks  TBD     $45M • 3 CDC’s                 TBD    $23M • Chapel                   TBD     $9M • WTU Complex       TBD      $45M Congressional Add‐ons – FY10 • AIT Barracks,                   $73M • Whole Barracks               $30M ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:   Pursue obtaining approval and funding. UNCLASSIFIED Slide 14 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09 DPW
  • 15. Future Fort Meade BRAC/Defense Information Systems Agency DISA:  • Program Amount/CWE: $441.7M/$441.7M • Site work began on 15 July 08 • Outfitting will begin May 2010 • Relocations will commence October 2010, with  completion July 2011.  • DISA is uncertain how many DISA employees  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  will relocate to Fort Meade.  •Re‐assessing capabilities to provide adequate  •Child care and transportation capabilities at  childcare, physical fitness and barracks as a result  FGGM key to employee retention. of future growth.  • Overall project more than 35% complete •Developing transportation/traffic alternatives  • No delays in construction schedule are  for workforce travel.  anticipated. Working with DISA to address their  concerns/issues.  UNCLASSIFIED Slide 15 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 16. Future Fort Meade BRAC/Defense Media Activity DMA:  • Program Amount/CWE: $82M/$61M • Construction contract awarded 13 March 2009. • Construction  began April 2009.  • Contract Duration: 780 calendar days (26  months).  • Construction completed by Summer 2011 • Beneficial Occupancy Date: Summer 2011 • No delays in construction schedule are  anticipated. Working with DMA to address their  concerns/issues.  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  •NA  UNCLASSIFIED Slide 16 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09 PAIO
  • 17. Future Fort Meade BRAC/Defense Adjudications Activities DAJ: • Program Amount/CWE: $51M/$35.8M • Construction Contract awarded 20 Feb 2009 • The duration of the contract is 730 calendar  days (24 months) • Construction began in April 2009 • Construction is to be completed by Spring 2011 • No delays in construction schedule are  anticipated.  ACTIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS:  •N/A  UNCLASSIFIED Slide 17 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09
  • 18. Future Fort Meade Enhanced Use Lease • Background: Negotiations continue regarding  enhanced use lease (EUL) project located along  Site Y = 107 acres Reece Road. • Uses non‐excess property to leverage support  for installation mission requirements. Site Z = 53 acres • Return of “in‐kind” services to construct new  Site Z = 53 acres facilities, improve and maintain aging facilities,  and enhance quality of life programs/facilities •Refining the Master Agreement to Lease and a  Single Site Lease • Project continues to move forward with focus  on determining utilities requirements at EUL  site and completing the Report of Availability UNCLASSIFIED Slide 18 of 34 COL Daniel L. Thomas / 301-677-4844 / daniel.l.thomas1@us.army.mil 20 Jul 09