• 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

    Welcome...

    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

    Economy

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

  • CSUMB campus

    Education

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

  • Fort Ord lands

    Environment

    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.

Media Releases

Upcoming Public Workshops Offer Chance to Help Design Fort Ord - What are your design ideas about former Fort Ord redevelopment? The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) wants to know and is hosting a series of public workshops to elicit input on Regional Urban Design Guidelines (RUDG). The workshops are an opportunity to offer input on former Fort Ord village and town center, gateway, regional circulation corridor and trail design preferences.

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Celebration 3/13/15


California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery ground breaking ceremony at Stilwell Community Center.

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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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