Important Announcements & Events
California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Opening Ceremony
Join us on Tuesday, October 11 at 10:30am for the California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery opening ceremony at the cemetery site, 2900 Parker Flats Road, Seaside. Map and details for parking and shuttle to the event are provided below:OPENING CEREMONY DETAILS
Major General William H. Gourley VA-DoD Outpatient Clinic Dedication Ceremony
A dedication ceremony will be held Friday, October 14 at 10:00am and Town Hall with Secretary McDonald at 10:30am. Join us as we dedicate this facility to the late General Gourley and his family.DEDICATION CEREMONY DETAILS
National Make a Difference Day & National Public Lands Day
Saturday – October 22, 2016: Join community supporters and participate in the Honor Our Fallen 5K and 10K Race/Walk as a “competitor” or “volunteer”. The Saturday event helps support programs for Gold Star Family members and is hosted by the U.S. Army’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program. Please register in advance as a “volunteer” or “participant” at www.active.com.
Sunday – October 23, 2016: Join other volunteers on the Fort Ord National Monument and lend a hand in collecting native plant seed and performing other rewarding work in a beautiful setting. Volunteers to the Sunday event will be treated to a free lunch and entertainment at the intersection of Jack’s Road and Skyline Road (Lightfighter LZ) following the work project. There are two ways to join in with the fun: 1) just show up at 9:00 AM (see attached map) and choose one of our volunteer projects; or 2) if you are a mountain biker, sign up for a ride and clip trail project through the Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association at www.morcamtb.org/trailwork.
Prevailing Wage Resources on FORA Website!
We are pleased to announce the addition of Prevailing Wage Resources section to the FORA website. There, you’ll find links to information on Department of Industrial Relations, Public Works, Apprentice information, Frequently Asked Questions and more!
Mark your calendars for Prevailing Wage Seminar & Training Session on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 8am-4pm at 910 2nd Ave., Marina, CA 93933. For more information contact Prevailing Wage Coordinator, Sheri Damon: 831-883-3672 or firstname.lastname@example.orgPREVAILING WAGE RESOURCES RSVP to SEMINAR/TRAINING
STAY INFORMED: Trail Access Status for Parker Flats on Former Fort Ord
A map entitled, “Central Happy Trails” is being circulated that may mistakenly and inappropriately give members of the public the impression that portions of Parker Flats are open for biking and hiking. This is not the case. These areas remain closed to the public pending regulatory approval and release for public access (see map HERE).
FORA is diligently working to gain regulatory approval for this area. Until then, please adhere to posted signs and stay on access corridors.
Donations Needed for California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery
Please contact Daniel Fahey (916) 653-2101 or Daria Maher (916) 208-2101 if you are interested in donating money and/or items from these lists for the California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery. Items that have an invoice could be immediately purchased. CalVet can obtain invoices for the other items if they are not directly donated.
ACCESS DONATION LIST HERE.
7th Annual Heroes' Open
This event will be played on Saturday, October 29, 2016. SIGNUPS ARE HERE! The tournament, a fundraiser, is part of the ongoing effort by the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation and other veterans groups, businesses and the community to create a place of beauty, serenity and respect which will be available to any veteran. Your support, through sponsorship, is needed and appreciated. For more information, to reserve your sponsorship, or to explore additional options, Call (831) 601-3263 or www.UVC-MC.com
FORA Board Adopts Regional Urban Design Guidelines
After two years of comprehensive planning and community participation at its June 10, 2016 meeting, the Board unanimously adopted the Regional Urban Design Guidelines (RUDG). This significant action was the culmination of a comprehensive Base Reuse Plan (BRP) policy development process led by the Board-appointed RUDG Task Force and FORA staff, with the support from a nationally recognized inter-disciplinary consulting team.