• Regional Urban Design Guidelines

    Regional Urban Design Guidelines

    FORA is undertaking the development of new regional urban design guidelines. Learn more and get involved.

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  • Fort Ord Dunes Beach


    to the natural beauty of the former Fort Ord in Monterey County, California.

  • FORA Office in Marina

    Fort Ord Reuse Authority

    We are the regional planning authority working to implement the Fort Ord Reuse Plan.

  • Economy


    Implementation of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan is laying the groundwork for sustainable development.

  • CSUMB Library


    The former Fort Ord is the regional center of a growing world-class educational community.

  • Fort Ord lands


    Conserving ecological resources of the former base is a main tenet of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

  • The Three E's: Economy, Education, Environment

    Economy, Education & Environment

    Designation of the Fort Ord National Monument embodies the spirit of collaboration at the former Fort Ord.

Upcoming Events

Fort Ord Trails Symposium

• You are invited to the Fort Ord Trails Symposium, Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 9:00am to 4:30pm, held at the University Center, CSUMB. Click "Read More" for event and speaker details or RSVP below.

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• Mark your calendar: Regional Urban Design Guidelines Design Charrette, February 3-12, 2015. Click here for details and schedule.

Media Releasenew!

FORA Calls Special Board Meeting - Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) has scheduled a special Board Meeting for December 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. to take 2nd votes on three items that were initially before the Board on December 12, 2014. The three items are: 1) the Alliance Communities Preston Park Management Agreement for the Preston Park Apartments, 2) the Preston Park Budget Amendment required to allow FORA to make significant water conservation changes to the Preston Park project, 3) corrections required in the Executive Officer’s employment contract.

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Executive Officer's Message

Executive Officer, Michael Houlemard

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA), created by the California State Legislature in 1994, oversees and facilitates former Fort Ord conversion from military to civilian activities to support local and regional communities. Central to conversion is local jurisdiction-based economic recovery, educational reuse, and environmental protection and conservation–the three “Es.”

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Board Meeting Videos

The meetings are recorded by AMP Media and televised following each meeting:
• Marina/Peninsula Channel 25: Sunday @9:00am
• Monterey Channel 25: Monday @ 1:00pm

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