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Slides from Jan. 26, 2012 Fort Meade Community Council meeting

  1. 1. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting Issue Response/Plan StatusEmail fliers to the council distribution list so The Public Affairs Office regularly Closedthey can email the fliers to members of their includes Community Council membersrespective organizations on its distribution list and will ensure that council members receive additional information.The DPTMS event calendar is not always There is a public events calendar on Closedcurrent. Can we make sure the calendar is the Fort Meade website and Facebookup-to-date for upcoming events? Is this page, which can be accessed on thecalendar posted on the FGGM public web left menu. Events are also mentionedsite? through all Command Information channels.Why is the Picerne scholarship program only Applicants do not have to live in Closedonline? Do you have to work or live on post Picerne Military Housing. Picerne willto be eligible? discuss the scholarship. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 1 OF 44
  2. 2. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting Issue Response/Plan StatusHow do residents find out if they need to Picerne does semi-annual, preventive Closedreplace fire extinguishers? maintenance. Fire extinguishers are inspected and replaced, if necessary.Is there a resolution with regards to whether The Garrison is evaluating a few OpenCrossfit has been assigned another building potential locations. A decision isfor their fitness program? expected within 60 days.What is the policy for a group/organization to FMWR is the point of contact for all Closedbecome a government (Fort Meade) organizations/individuals wishing tosponsored organization/program? become a “legal” private organization. For more information and assistance, call 301-677-3772. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 2 OF 44
  3. 3. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting Issue Response/Plan StatusDoes the Commissary raise its The Commissary has price changes twice a Closedprices on paydays? It appears that month, the 1st and the 15th. It is during those timesprices are higher at the that prices either increase or decrease dependingCommissary than in local on which products are being promoted by varioussupermarkets. venders. This policy is DeCA-wide and is not limited to the Fort Meade Commissary.Building T4 has an issue when it DPW has received the request for repairs, which Openrains, the building leaks; there are estimated at $6,000. The project has been sentmay be a problem with mold to the contractor, however we do not have anunder the carpet. estimated time for completion.There is a problem with the There are no current issues Closedeffectiveness of HVAC system atCavalry Chapel. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 3 OF 44
  4. 4. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting Issue Response/Plan StatusThe crosswalk near Mapes and Zimbrowski DPW approved painting, which will be Opennear the DINFOS Shoppette needs painted completed as the weather allows.and better signage.The lines on the road near Mapes and Cooper See above Openneed painted. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 4 OF 44
  5. 5. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting Issue Response/Plan StatusThere are conflicting policies (Picerne The Garrison and Picerne Military Closedand Garrison) regarding the age Housing follows the same childchildren can be left unattended. supervision policy from the State of Maryland and Anne Arundel County. The policy states children 8 to 17 may supervise themselves if arrangements are made for a responsible adult (21 years or older) to check on their behavior or location. All these children must have an emergency plan. At a minimum, children should have a point-of-contact accessible by telephone and available for them at all times. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 5 OF 44
  6. 6. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 February events Black History Month • Feb. 2: Monthly Prayer Breakfast • Feb. 2: Right Arm Night • Feb. 5: Super Bowl • Feb. 11: Tae Kwon Do Tournament • Feb. 17-20: Presidents’ Day Weekend • Feb. 19-26: Military Saves Week • Feb. 23: Black History Month Observance • Feb. 29: Facebook Town Hall UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 6 OF 44
  7. 7. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 March events Women’s History Month • March 1: AER Kickoff • March 1: Youth Job Fair • March 11: Daylight-saving time • March 22: Women’s History Month Observance • March 28: National Prayer Luncheon UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 7 OF 44
  8. 8. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 April events Child Abuse Prevention Month Month of the Military Child Sexual Assault Awareness Month National Volunteer Month • Apr. 2-9: AA County Schools Spring Break • Apr. 8: Easter Sunrise Service • Apr. 8: Easter Brunch • Apr. 16-22: Spring Clean-up • Apr. 17: Earth Day Activities Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 8 OF 44
  9. 9. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 April events Continued from the previous slide • Apr. 19: Day of Remembrance Observance • Apr. 19: Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony • Apr. 21: Earth Day Run • Apr. 28: Family Fun Fair UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 9 OF 44
  10. 10. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation CYS Services Partnerships: Tae Kwon Do• Maryland State Tae Kwon Do Association Invitational Tournament (2012 East Coast Open Qualifier)• An official qualifying event for the 2012 USAT Junior and Senior National Championships of USA Taekwondo (USAT).• Sat., Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McGill Training Center – Weigh-ins will be Feb. 10 at McGill from 6 to 9 p.m. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 10 OF 44
  11. 11. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation CYS Services Partnerships• Internships: – Work study program and employment • Anne Arundel Community College and Arundel High School • Child development classes – Hands on training: Additional development at CDCs with experienced employees Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 11 OF 44
  12. 12. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation CYS Services Partnerships• Kennedy Krieger’s Teacher Child Interaction Training • Coaches caregivers on the best strategies for managing classroom behavior• Walter Reed’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program – Provides child psychiatry and social work fellows to assist children who have special needs – Staff advice UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 12 OF 44
  13. 13. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Military Saves Week (Feb. 19-26)• Focuses on increasing household savings and decreasing debt• Joint effort: ACS, Fleet and Family Readiness Center and installation financial institutions• Credit scores and reports class: Feb. 21, 9 to 11 a.m., ACS• FICO credit score clinic, Feb 22, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., ACS • An appointment is necessary Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 13 OF 44
  14. 14. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Military Saves Week (Feb. 19-26)• A Day of Financial Fitness: Feb. 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ACS • Attend one, several or all sessions • Lunch will be provided • 8 to 9 a.m.: Financial planning • 9 to 10 a.m.: Identity theft • 10 to 11 a.m.: Credit report and credit scores • 11 a.m. to noon: Car buying • Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Home buying and mortgages • 1:30 to 4 p.m.: Thrift Savings Plan overview Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 14 OF 44
  15. 15. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Military Saves Week (Feb. 19-26)• Information table: Feb. 24, Commissary• Basic Money Management for Youth: Feb. 24, 3 to 4 p.m., Youth Center UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 15 OF 44
  16. 16. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Army Emergency Relief Campaign March 1 to May 15 • Army’s own emergency financial assistance organization • This year’s goal is $80,000 • “Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own” • Unit Key Person Training, March 1 from 10 a.m. to noon • Donations can be made via – Unit Key Person – AER Section at ACS – www.aerhq.org – By mail: Army Emergency Relief 200 Stovall Street, Room 5S33 Alexandria, VA 22332-0600 UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 16 OF 44
  17. 17. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1)• McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave., 3 to 6 p.m.• Eligibility: 16 to 21 years old (Military and open to the public)• Students, graduating high school seniors, entry-level college or vocational students are welcome• Joint effort: Army Community Service, Fleet and Family Support Center, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation/One-stop Centers, and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 17 OF 44
  18. 18. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1)– Fort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1) • Eligibility: Youth 16 – 21 years old (Military and open to the public) • On-the-spot job screening/interviews and Career Sessions on interviewing and resume tips UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 18 OF 44
  19. 19. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Right Arm Night• Club Meade, Feb. 2, 4 to 6 p.m.• Free food, music and prizes, including an iPad, cash and more• Open to all• Units are encourage to reserve tables for their organizations in advance.• Call 301-677-6969 for more information or visit www.ftmeademwr.com UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 19 OF 44
  20. 20. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Sweet hearts theme dinner• Feb. 14 at The Course from 5:30 to 8 p.m.• The cost is $25 per person and $45 per couple.• Call 301-677-4333 for more information or to make reservations, or visit http://www.ftmeademwr.com UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 20 OF 44
  21. 21. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation The 11th Frame Lounge at The Lanes• Texas Hold’em moves to the 11th Frame Lounge starting Feb. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m.• Karaoke – Every third Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m.• NFL Super Bowl Sunday – Feb. 5. – Great food specials UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 21 OF 44
  22. 22. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Fleet and Family Support Center Fort Meade Military Spouse Job Fair• May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McGill Training Center• Call 301-677-9014 for more information. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 22 OF 44
  23. 23. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Religious Support Office National Prayer Luncheon• March 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Club Meade• Speaker: Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Don Rutherford, Army chief of chaplains• Tickets will be available through chapel staff and unit/directorate leaders. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 23 OF 44
  24. 24. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Public Works UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 24 OF 44
  25. 25. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Outcome Current site condition Final site condition UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 25 OF 44
  26. 26. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Public Works Manor View clean-up project• Execution – Phase 1: (Feb. 14 to March 14) • Site preparation (installing safety fencing, erosion and sediment controls) – Phase 2: (March 9 to May 15) • Trash excavation and off-post disposal – Phase 3: (May 16 to June 1) • Site restoration (Open, flat grass field)• Safety controls: – Continuous air monitoring, fencing, no truck traffic at start and end of school days, and various traffic controls on 2nd Corps Blvd. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 26 OF 44
  27. 27. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Public Works Road closure• Water pipe installation along Mapes Road – Will not affect traffic flow along Mapes Road except at road crossings – Road closure will be necessary for the pipe to cross for one day and again for one day to repair asphalt – Road closure at MacArthur will be for two days over the weekend Continued on the next slide. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 27 OF 44
  28. 28. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Public Works Road closure• Commissary Side Entrance Drive – close both lanes of the driveway. – Pipe crossing on Feb. 2. Asphalt on Feb. 16.• Rose Street – close both lanes of the road. – Pipe crossing on Feb. 8. Asphalt on Feb. 16.• MacArthur Road – closure of right turn lane onto westbound Mapes Road. – Traffic needs to be stopped due to proximity of construction activity on Feb. 18• MacArthur Road – shut down both center lanes of MacArthur.• Pipeline construction from Feb. 11-12. Asphalt on Feb. 17.• Road will reopen by 3 p.m. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 28 OF 44
  29. 29. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Public Works Earth Day– April 17 from noon to 4 p.m. at Burba Park.– How can you help? • Participate in the planning process • Come to the events and activities – Teams are needed for the Pull Green Challenge (tug of war). – Call 301-677-6035. • Spread the word– For more information, call 301-677-9188 or 301-677- 9167. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 29 OF 44
  30. 30. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Housing• Our “Families for Families First Scholarship and Grant”• Roadway improvements continue through spring• Meuse Forest Neighborhood Center reopening• Bingo (Details in the February newsletter)• Pet waste stations• News stands UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 30 OF 44
  31. 31. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Installation Safety Office• Winter safety – Publicity and support – Slipping on snow• Hazard reporting – 301-677-2396• Health promotion/resiliency – www.ftmeade.army.mil/safety UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 31 OF 44
  32. 32. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 USO Fort Meade• Ticketline – Sign up at http://usometrotickets.eventbrite.com to receive Ticketline and USO information• Food pantry – Fully stocked available at the center for active duty military and dependents who need assistance – Open to all ranks and branches daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Recipients may access once per month.• Project Cinderella (April 21) – Need gently used formal dresses UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 32 OF 44
  33. 33. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Enlisted Spouses’ Club• The Enlisted Spouses’ Club Scholarship Award – Valued at $1,500 and will be applied to the 2012-2013 academic school year – Multiple winners will be selected. – Eligibility: • High school seniors and continuing education students who were born 1989 or later • Child of a service member from any branch, active duty, retired, deceased, reservist or National Guard • Service member must reside in the Fort Meade area. – Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student. – Scholarships may be used at any accredited college, university, business or vocational school for one year. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 33 OF 44
  34. 34. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Enlisted Spouses’ Club• The Evlyn Silva Scholarship Award of Excellence – Valued at $2,000 and will be applied to the 2012-2013 academic school year – This prestigious scholarship award will be awarded to one graduating high school senior. This year, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Central Maryland Chapter will contribute an additional $2,000 to this scholarship. Eligibility: • High school seniors • Child of a service member from any branch, active duty, retired, deceased, reservist or National Guard • Service member must reside in the Fort Meade area. – Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student. Continued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 34 OF 44
  35. 35. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Enlisted Spouses’ Club• The Evlyn Silva Scholarship Award of Excellence – Scholarships may be used at any accredited college, university, business or vocational school for one year. – Applicants are required to: • Demonstrate continued volunteerism in their school or community • Submit official transcripts for their junior year and first semester of their senior year if in high school • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA • Submit letters of recommendation • Submit a completed application with supporting documentation as listed in the application package, available for download Feb. 1 from www.ftmeadeesc.org. Email secondvicepresident@ftmeadeesc.org with any questions. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 35 OF 44
  36. 36. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• The Fort Meade Officers’ Spouses’ Club has four scholarships to award for the 2012-2013 academic school year in the spring. – Etta Baker Memorial Scholarship – Merit Scholarship for Continued Learning – JROTC Scholarship for High School Seniors – Military Spouse Scholarship• Completed applications must be postmarked by April 1. All forms are available online at www.fortmeadeosc.org and at high school guidance offices.• Questions regarding applications or for additional information contact the OSC Scholarship Chair at 410.768.2076. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 36 OF 44
  37. 37. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• Etta Baker Memorial Scholarship – The Etta Baker Memorial Scholarship was founded in honor of Etta Baker, a devoted military spouse. While her husband was installation commander here at Fort Meade, she became very involved with the OSC and the post schools. While he was still in command, Etta passed away. Because of her involvement in the Officers’ Spouses’ Club and the schools, Colonel Baker established this scholarship in Etta’s memory to benefit those who achieved academic success in high school. – ELIGIBILITY • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (unweighted). • Applicant must be a candidate for graduation from high school in Spring 2012. • Military Sponsor must be an Active Duty Service member and meet one of the three criteria: Assigned to Fort Meade, Maryland Attached to Fort Meade, Maryland Live on or reside within a thirty-five (35) mile radius of Fort Meade, Maryland. • Applicant must possess a valid military dependent identification card. • Applicant must apply and attend as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 academic school year, at an accredited institution UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 37 OF 44
  38. 38. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• Merit Scholarship for Continued Learning – The Fort Meade Officers’ Spouses’ Club (FMOSC) will award financial scholarships for academic advancement to highly motivated, community minded individuals to further their education. – ELIGIBILITY: • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (unweighted). • Applicant must be a candidate for graduation from high school in Spring 2012. • Military Sponsor must be an Active Duty Service member and meet one of the three criteria: Assigned to Fort Meade, Maryland Attached to Fort Meade, Maryland Live on or reside within a thirty-five (35) mile radius of Fort Meade, Maryland. • Applicant must possess a valid military dependent identification card. • Applicant must apply and attend as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 academic school year, at an accredited institution. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 38 OF 44
  39. 39. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• JROTC Scholarship for High School Seniors – The Fort Meade Officers’ Spouses’ Club (FMOSC) will award financial scholarships for academic achievement to deserving college bound high school graduates. – ELIGIBILITY: • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (unweighted). • Applicant must be a candidate for graduation from high school in Spring 2012. • Military Sponsor must be an Active Duty Service member and meet one of the three criteria: Assigned to Fort Meade, Maryland Attached to Fort Meade, Maryland Live on or reside within a thirty-five (35) mile radius of Fort Meade, Maryland. • Applicant must possess a valid military dependent identification card. • Applicant must apply and attend as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 academic school year, at an accredited institution UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 39 OF 44
  40. 40. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• Military Spouse Scholarship – The Fort Meade Officers’ Spouses’ Club (FMOSC) will financial scholarships for academic advancement highly motivated, community minded individuals to further their education. – ELIGIBILITY: • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 (unweighted). • Must be a High School Graduate, completed a High School Equivalency Program(HEP) or General Education Developmental(GED) test, or currently be enrolled in college as of June 2012. • Military Sponsor must be an Active Duty Service member and meet one of the three criteria: Assigned to Fort Meade, Maryland Attached to Fort Meade, Maryland Live on or reside within a thirty-five (35) mile radius of Fort Meade, Maryland • Must currently be attending or applying to a two or four year accredited institution for FULL TIME undergraduate or graduate study. • Scholarships are not available for active duty or retired military members. • The applicant must possess a valid military dependent identification card. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 40 OF 44
  41. 41. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Officers’ Spouses’ Club• 7th Annual “Old Joe” Golf Tournament (April 20) – The Courses at Fort Meade – Supports scholarship and welfare programs of the Fort Meade Military Community – For registration information: – Visit online at www.fortmeadeosc.org – Or email danaoshea@hotmail.com The “Old Joe” Golf Tournament is open to the public UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 41 OF 44
  42. 42. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Fort Meade Installation Tax Center 4217 Roberts Ave.• 2011 – Generated over $3.5 million in tax refunds – Saved more than $320,000 in tax preparation costs – 1,321 federal returns and 922 state returns prepared• Appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays from Jan. 30 to Apr. 17 – Limited night and weekend appointments available• Call 301-677-9762 to make an appointment• Eligibility: Service members, spouses/dependents and military retirees UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 42 OF 44
  43. 43. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Public Affairs Office• Post welcome guides – Call 301-677-1109• Maps• Pilot news stand program• Facebook town hall – Feb. 29 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. – Facebook.com/ftmeade UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 43 OF 44
  44. 44. Community Council – Jan. 26, 2012 Garrison Commander Col. Edward Rothstein UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 44 OF 44

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