Residual Effects of BRAC


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If you attended or could not attend the Lunch \'n Learn Session:

The Residual Effects of BRAC

Attached is the Power Point Presentation.

If you would like additional informaiton contact:

Karen Holt, BRAC Manager
Aberdeen Proving Grounds - CSSC Regional BRAC Office
1201 Technology Drive, Suite 109
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(p) 410-273-5705

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  • KAREN: Good afternoon...(introduce panel). Our panel today will brief you on regional BRAC efforts for implementation, discuss some specific timelines and projects related to Cecil’s involvement and highlight some activities Cecil has initiated or participated in anticipation of BRAC.
  • Residual Effects of BRAC

    1. 1. “ BRAC Implementation:  A Regional Effort” Karen L. Holt, BRAC Manager APG-CSSC Regional BRAC Office Association of Builders & Contractors, Baltimore Region February 25, 2009
    2. 2. BRAC & the APG Community <ul><li>&quot;BRAC&quot; is an acronym for base realignment and closure . It is the process DoD has previously used to reorganize its installation infrastructure to more efficiently and effectively support its forces, increase operational readiness, and facilitate new ways of doing business. DoD anticipates that BRAC 2005 will build upon processes used in previous BRAC efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>A regional approach for community outreach to define the process, assess the impact, and collaborate planning and implementation related to transportation, land use/infrastructure, workforce development and education. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is unique about BRAC for the APG community? <ul><li>&quot;BRAC&quot; is happening now ; jobs are currently transitioning to APG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>350 jobs in place by Dec. 08 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>900 jobs in 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>600-700 jobs in 2010; remainder in 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A large influx of civilian personnel v. military personnel brings significant community growth impacts. </li></ul><ul><li>A substantial contractor tail, potentially larger than the civilian employee influx, is anticipated to coincide. </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is unique about BRAC for the APG community? <ul><li>Although transportation is a common priority among BRAC growth communities, northeast regional road network is less mature. </li></ul><ul><li>APG is one of only two growth communities citing infrastructure as a critical need (water and sewer) </li></ul><ul><li>CSSC already one of the fastest growing labor regions </li></ul>
    5. 5. BRAC 2005 and Aberdeen Proving Ground <ul><li>8,200 jobs on Post </li></ul><ul><li>(civilian DoD and embedded contractors) </li></ul><ul><li>7,500-10,000 indirect jobs </li></ul><ul><li>(Off-Post contractor tail) </li></ul><ul><li>28,000 direct, indirect & induced jobs to region </li></ul>
    6. 6. Aberdeen Proving Ground Proximity to Mid-Atlantic Region APG, MD 674 Atlanta, GA 486 Charlotte, NC 372 Boston, MA 167 Richmond, VA 164 New York, NY 75 Philadelphia, PA 61 Washington, DC 23 Baltimore, MD Miles
    7. 7. CSSC Drive Time
    8. 8. CSSC Composition <ul><li>Harford, Cecil, Baltimore, Baltimore City, MD Member Jurisdictions </li></ul><ul><li>New Castle, DE; York, Lancaster, & Chester, PA Baltimore Metropolitan Council, Greater Baltimore Committee, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, and Wilmington Area Planning Council Strategic Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison - ad hoc military advisor </li></ul><ul><li>DoD Office of Economic Adjustments provides funding for regional planning projects </li></ul><ul><li>Harford County (home to APG) - lead agency on grant </li></ul>
    9. 9. Regional Collaboration <ul><li>$7.2 million in OEA funds (grant I and II) </li></ul><ul><li>Planning dollars for BRAC implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on transportation, land use and infrastructure, and workforce development and education </li></ul><ul><li> CSSC named </li></ul><ul><li>2007 NACo Sustainable Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Award Recipient </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Multimodal Transportation Center feasibility study in Aberdeen </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Water Service Authority Study </li></ul><ul><li>Regional GIS Initiative for Land Use Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Workforce Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Community College Workforce Training Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Feasibility Study to Expand HEAT Center </li></ul>Current Grant Projects Awarded
    11. 11. Our Vision for the CSSC <ul><li>Provide jobs for large commuter population </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance an entrepreneurial environment </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate excellent school choice; STEM </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen a growing technology corridor </li></ul>
    12. 12. APG BRAC Impacts to the Region Mid Case Scenario Sage Policy Group, September 2007 2% 5% 2% 5% 12% 31% 42% 10,927 Public School Population 2% 5% 2% 5% 12% 31% 42% 45,042 Population 2% 5% 2% 5% 12% 31% 42% 16,682 Households 1% 2% 1% 3% 5% 18% 70% 27,620 Employment Lancaster York New Castle Balt. City Cecil Baltimore Harford TOTAL
    13. 13. <ul><li>200,000+ professionals within </li></ul><ul><li>60-minute commute </li></ul><ul><li>500,000+ professionals within </li></ul><ul><li>90-minute commute </li></ul>Regional Workforce
    14. 14. Current APG Personnel Distribution Aberdeen Proving Ground 0.10% New Jersey 1.30% Other States inc D.C. 1.90% Delaware 2.10% Virginia 2.90% Other Maryland 4.70% Pennsylvania 8.60% Baltimore 12.90% Cecil County 62.50% Harford County APG Personnel Distribution
    15. 15. Workforce Attraction <ul><li>Wide variety of inbound positions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>77 different federal occupational classifications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Occupational Categories </li></ul>6% Information Technology 4% Clerk/Assistant 10% Contracting 15% Administration/Business 25% Logistics/Supply/Maintenance 40% Engineering/Science
    16. 16. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Planning Briefings to Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Motorcoach Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor Symposiums/Tech Showcases </li></ul><ul><li>CSSC Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Community Presentations </li></ul>Outreach Opportunities Telling our story one event at a time
    17. 17. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Army Corp of Engineers-Philadelphia </li></ul><ul><li>Army Corp of Engineers- Baltimore </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>C4ISR </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by Philadelphia District </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Contractor: </li></ul><ul><li>Tompkins-Turner Grunley/Kinsley </li></ul><ul><li>For Subcontracting Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce Clauser, Estimating & Purchasing Manager, [email_address] , 202-789-0770 </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>DISA </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Fort Meade, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by Baltimore District </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Contractor: Hensel Phelps </li></ul><ul><li>For Subcontracting Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>Stan Carlat,, </li></ul><ul><li>410-691-3300 </li></ul><ul><li>Joel Douglass, </li></ul>
    20. 20. <ul><li>US Army Corp of Engineers District Website: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Our FY09 Forecast: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Current Contracting Opportunities and </li></ul><ul><li>recently awarded contracts: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>List of BRAC work through FY13: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /BRAC </li></ul><ul><li>(Select “Potential Work”) </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>Aberdeen Proving Ground </li></ul><ul><li>Non Medical Chemical and Biological Facility (JPEO) 09-17-08 </li></ul><ul><li>W912DR-08-R-0062 </li></ul><ul><li>Edgewood, MD; Ed Hall, 410-436-0186, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 1 </li></ul><ul><li>100% set aside for small business </li></ul><ul><li>Under Evaluation (No additional info available until award) </li></ul><ul><li>Award: February 27, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC), HQ Bldg, 07-23-08 </li></ul><ul><li>W912DR-08-R-0061 </li></ul><ul><li>Design-Build; unrestricted with hub zone price preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Edgewood, Maryland; Kathy Anderson, 410-436-0532 </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 2 (No additional info available until award) </li></ul><ul><li>Award: March 5, 2009 </li></ul>
    22. 22. <ul><li>Aberdeen Proving Ground </li></ul><ul><li>USAMRICD –Replacement Facility </li></ul><ul><li>W912DR-09-R-0029 </li></ul><ul><li>Edgewood, MD; Justina Nesbitt, 410-436-8692 </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 1; $250-$500 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Unrestricted </li></ul><ul><li>Closes on or about May 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Award: June 09 </li></ul><ul><li>USAMRICD-Early Site Work Package </li></ul><ul><li>W912DR-09-R-0019 </li></ul><ul><li>Edgewood, MD; Justina Nesbitt, 410-962-4920 </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Set Aside </li></ul><ul><li>$10-$25 million </li></ul><ul><li>Award: March 3, 2009 </li></ul>
    23. 23. <ul><li>ARL Vehicle Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Unrestricted </li></ul><ul><li>$25-$100 million </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Anderson, 410-436-8690 </li></ul><ul><li>Award: June 2009 </li></ul>
    24. 24. “ BRAC Implementation:  A Regional Effort” Karen L. Holt, BRAC Manager APG-CSSC Regional BRAC Office 410-273-5708 [email_address]