• 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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  • 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 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

CSUMB Speaker Series

Please join California Statue University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo Ochoa for the third installment of this season's President's Speaker Series: "Why Immigration Reform is so Difficult to Achieve", Friday, March 27, 2015 @ 3:30pm, World Theater, CSUMB.

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Employment Opportunities


The Fort Ord Reuse Authority is seeking exceptional candidates for the following new staff positions: Economic Development Coordinator and Senior/Associate Transportation Planner. Deadline for application packet submissions is no later than 5:00pm, Monday, April 20, 2015. Click "Read More" for job descriptions and applications.

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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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