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Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
Society Of American Military Engineers 2009 03 18
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  • Fort Monroe, Virginia is located on Old Point Comfort, a barrier spit with rare and breathtaking views of Hampton Roads and the Chesapeake Bay
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    1. Fort Monroe at Old Point Comfort
    2. Fort Monroe’s Past, Present and Future Presentation to the Society of American Military Engineers March 18, 2009 Josh Gillespie, AICP Project Manager Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority ‘ FMFADA’
    3. Who and what is the FMFADA?
    4. Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority <ul><li>Established by the General Assembly in 2007 as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth in response to the 2005 BRAC action to close Fort Monroe </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Commissioners consists of appointees from: </li></ul><ul><li>City of Hampton </li></ul><ul><li>General Assembly (Dels. Hamilton & Gear and Sen. Locke and Miller) </li></ul><ul><li>Governor’s cabinet (Sect. of Adminstration, Natural Resources, Finance and Commerce and Trade) </li></ul><ul><li>Two specialists in historic preservation and heritage tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Will hold and manage the property as a trust for the benefit of the public </li></ul><ul><li>Professional staff of 4 </li></ul>
    5. Who am I and what is my role?
    6. Project Manager Josh Gillespie, AICP <ul><li>PERSONAL </li></ul><ul><li>Son of an engineer and native of Upstate South Carolina, a bustling area half way between Atlanta and Charlotte in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains (American county with highest number of engineers per capita) </li></ul><ul><li>Married to a Virginian! </li></ul><ul><li>PROFESSIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>De facto campus planner </li></ul><ul><li>Professional expertise in community and land planning and development, and in building rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Lead and coordinate major projects, including real estate development planning </li></ul>
    7. What is special about Fort Monroe?
    8. What is special about Fort Monroe? <ul><li>Location, location, location – Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor and Mill Creek Pond </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental setting – water all around, beaches on the bay </li></ul><ul><li>Historic structures and habitable spaces (residential, office, commercial and special purpose) – provide opportunities with unique amenities </li></ul><ul><li>Will be owned and managed by the Commonwealth of Virginia upon base closure with private partners and investors </li></ul>
    9. Fort Monroe
    10. Old Point Comfort
    11. Fort Monroe Property Characteristics <ul><li>A spit of land surrounded by water on three sides at the gateway to Hampton Roads harbor and the Chesapeake Bay </li></ul><ul><li>570 total acres (108 acres submerged; 85 acres of wetlands) </li></ul><ul><li>Almost entire property listed as a National Historic Landmark Districts since 1960, one of only 2300 landmark properties in the United States and one of the very few districts </li></ul><ul><li>130 acres of open space; 13 acres of beach (3 miles of Bay shoreline) </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 200 buildings – vast majority to be reused </li></ul><ul><li>332-slip marina </li></ul>
    12. Old Point Comfort has a rich history of joint military and social life <ul><li>Mid-nineteenth century scenes </li></ul>
    13. 1607- John Smith named &quot;Cape Comfort&quot; later &quot;Old Point Comfort” in Bay exploration
    14. 1609 Fort Algernourne-mission was to protect approaches to Jamestown colony
    15. The White Lion arrived at Old Point Comfort in 1619 <ul><li>The first documented landing of Africans in Virginia was at Old Point Comfort </li></ul><ul><li>They were from Angola, a Spanish colony </li></ul>
    16. 1802--Old Point Comfort Lighthouse <ul><li>In 1802, the Old Point Comfort lighthouse was built </li></ul><ul><li>The British occupied this area during the War of 1812 and used the lighthouse as a watch tower </li></ul>
    17. 1819-1834 – Fort Monroe built in response to War of 1812 <ul><li>Construction was supervised by US Army Corps of Engineers under federal commission led by French military engineer Brigadier General Simon Bernard </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Lt. Robert E. Lee was a construction engineer at Fort Monroe following </li></ul><ul><li>West Point education </li></ul><ul><li>Military mission to protect entrance to Hampton Roads </li></ul>
    18. Resort History 1820 to 2004
    19. Resorts and Lodging at Fort Monroe <ul><li>Hygeia I: 1822 – 1863 (demolished by Army during war) </li></ul><ul><li>Hygeia II: 1865 – 1903 (demolished by Army order) </li></ul><ul><li>Sherwood Inn: mid-19 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Chamberlin Hotel I: 1896 – 1920 (destroyed by fire) </li></ul><ul><li>Chamberlin Hotel II: 1926 – present (renovated 2008) </li></ul>
    20. <ul><li>The Chamberlin enjoys a commanding view of Chesapeake Bay </li></ul><ul><li>The dining room offers a splendid panorama at all times of day </li></ul><ul><li>Dining room now open for Sunday Brunch and Monday Lunch </li></ul>Chamberlin: independent living apartments and fine dining
    21. What is being done to protect this place?
    22. The Commonwealth is Obtaining Fort Monroe <ul><li>BRAC closure – decision made in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Army vacates in September 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Commonwealth receives property upon Army leaving </li></ul>
    23. Governor Kaine’s 5-point charge for Creating Re-use Plan <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Respect Fort Monroe’s history </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain large-scale open space and park areas </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it fully open to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Include limited new development within strict limits </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure economic sustainability </li></ul>
    24. Re-Use Planning – Process <ul><li>Hampton and Hampton FADA led early efforts (2005-2006) – lots of citizen involvement; community design charrettes (~ 600 participated) </li></ul><ul><li>State and new FMFADA given planning responsibility in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2007, have been guided by the Governor’s 5-point charge </li></ul><ul><li>Must follow National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 process (federal law) </li></ul><ul><li>Determining appropriate level of adaptive re-use, open space preservation, and new development involved 30+ consulting parties and a programmatic agreement with the US Army, the President’s Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the National Park Service and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources as principals </li></ul>
    25. Ultimate Vision for Fort Monroe – What will it look like? <ul><li>Select areas and buildings for public visitors services inside and outside moated fort </li></ul><ul><li>Lease the remarkable collection of historic homes and buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Change North Gate from industrial to mixed use </li></ul><ul><li>Short-term leases and rental of Wherry housing units, medium to long-term redevelopment </li></ul>
    26. Land Use Concepts
    27. Re-Use Planning Five Management Zones <ul><li>Historic Village </li></ul><ul><li>Inner Fort </li></ul><ul><li>Entry/North Gate </li></ul><ul><li>Wherry Quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Open-Space Park </li></ul>
    28. PA Protects Fort Monroe’s Landmarks and History <ul><li>PA = Programmatic Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia’s Department of Historic Resources role as State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretive Master Plan will guide nature and character of public programs and use </li></ul>
    29. National Park Service Involvement <ul><li>Fort Monroe National Historic Landmark (NHL) District entitles owner (US Army, then Commonwealth) to specialized technical assistance from architects and conservators, in addition to priority funding for national ‘bricks and mortar’ grants </li></ul><ul><li>NPS Reconnaissance Study complete June 2008, updating the historical scholarship of Fort Monroe </li></ul><ul><li>Currently exploring additional possible NPS roles (unit of National Park Service, affiliate, partner, etc.) </li></ul>
    30. Environmental Clean-up <ul><li>US Army required to fund all investigation and clean-up </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US Army </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virginia Dpt. of Environmental Quality (DEQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FMFADA as agent of the Commonwealth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Public </li></ul></ul>
    31. Real Estate planning and budget impacts <ul><li>Establishes Virginia’s long-term plan for property management </li></ul><ul><li>FMFADA has been a line item in state budget, funding interim seed money to develop, manage and market the property. </li></ul><ul><li>Partner solicitation will begin early FY 2010. Plans are for a phased implementation of real estate management and development. </li></ul>
    32. Economics – 20-year Financial Model (2011-2031) <ul><li>FMFADA consultants – Bay Area Economics (BRAC and other federal installation expertise) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interim property leasing program (lease some buildings “as is”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-paid residential leasehold program (potential revenues from ground leases) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operating budget analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cash flow estimate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiscal impact analysis </li></ul></ul>
    33. Select Capital Improvements <ul><li>Fort Monroe authority's stimulus request as of February 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>• $20 million — Flood protection • $15 million — Waste water collection system • $10 million — Water system improvements </li></ul><ul><li>• $6 million — Gas system improvements • $15 million — Beach replenishment • $4.94 million — Storm water management and drainage • $4 million — Streets and sidewalks </li></ul>
    34. DETAILED CAPITAL PROJECTS
    35. Cost Details
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    41. Economics—Fiscal Impact May 2008 Analysis* <ul><li>Current Fort Monroe employment level – 4,100 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,705 people in uniform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2,405 civilian and contract employees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current Fort Monroe residents – 804 on post </li></ul><ul><li>Current economic impact to City of Hampton – $32.04M </li></ul><ul><li>Projected annual operations/maintenance costs -- $4.0 - $4.7M </li></ul><ul><li>Projected net loss to Hampton (service costs v. revenues) 2011-2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Should see a net positive in 2015* </li></ul><ul><li>FMFADA may offset some net losses during 2011-2014 </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: FMFADA and City of Hampton continue to refine all projections </li></ul><ul><li>* Updated November 2008 (following slide) </li></ul>
    42. Economics – The Path to Long-term Sustainability <ul><ul><li>The cost of public services (utilities and public safety) and of property Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is projected to exceed revenues (rental income, local property taxes and others) for the first five years. Revenue is projected to cover costs in FY 2017, moving Fort Monroe toward long-term economic sustainability. Source: BAE, November, 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2012 $6.7 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2013 $5.9 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2014 $5.3 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2015 $2.1 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2016 $1.65 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY 2017 Anticipate Fort Monroe will cover expenses . </li></ul></ul>
    43. How can I learn more and be involved?
    44. Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority FMFADA Old Quarters #1 151 Bernard Road Fort Monroe, VA 23651 637-7778 www.fmfada.com

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