• FORA board member agencies


    to the natural beauty of the former Fort Ord in Monterey County, California. Learn more about FORA and its member agencies.

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  • 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 economic development.

  • CSUMB campus


    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

Media Release

Former Fort Ord Regional Urban Design Guidelines Public Review Invitation

The public is invited to a Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) Open House and Workshop previewing draft Regional Urban Design Guidelines (RUDG) on Monday, November 2, 2015 at Carpenter’s Union Hall, 910 2nd Avenue in Marina.

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Executive Officer's Message

Executive Officer, Michael Houlemard

The idea to create an honorable resting place for those who served to preserve our freedom began with five Monterey Bay area veterans more than 20 years ago. Those five colleagues could not have imagined a more fitting use of a former and historically important military installation.

The FORA Board and staff, jurisdictions, and supporters expressed joy in achieving this significant accomplishment and successful regional, federal, and statewide effort. The groundbreaking was attended by Federal, State, and local officials, veterans, local businesses, and community supporters to witness fulfillment of a promise to our Monterey Bay Region veterans.

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