2002 CPEO Military List Archive

From: CPEO Moderator <cpeo@cpeo.org>
Date: 15 May 2002 15:20:40 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] ICMA Releases Second Edition of Base Reuse Handbook
FOR RELEASE ON: 5/15/2002
Contact : Daniel Pickett, (202) 962-3613 <dpickett@icma.org>
ICMA Releases Second Edition of Base Reuse Handbook
WASHINGTON, D.C.- In light of recent base closure legislation, ICMA?s 
Military Base Reuse Consortium announces the release of the ICMA Base 
Reuse Handbook, A Navigational Guide for Local Governments: Second 
Edition. The ICMA Base Reuse Handbook is a must have for local 
government officials and others working on, or preparing for, the 
cleanup and reuse of closed or realigned military facilities.

The new handbook is an update to the original reflecting changes in 
legislation and policy as well as ICMA?s over seven years of research on 
the reuse of former military installations. Contributing authors to the 
text include local government officials, federal agency representatives, 
industry leaders, and other experts in the field of base reuse. The 
handbook offers a detailed case study on the redevelopment of the 
Philadelphia Naval Complex as well as appendices with useful information 
including a directory of Internet-based tools and base reuse Web sites.
In addition, the handbook contains the following new sections:
      ·       Base closure 2005
      ·       Insurance
      ·       CERCLA
      ·       UXO
      ·       EDCs
      ·       Land use controls
      ·       Early transfers and
      ·       Historic preservation
The ICMA Base Reuse Handbook is available through ICMA?s online 
bookstore at www.bookstore.icma.org for only $25.
About ICMA?s Military Base Reuse Consortium ICMA?s Military Base Reuse 
Consortium brings together and provides information to local governments 
contending with cleanup and reuse issues related to base closures and 
realignments. The Military Base Reuse Consortium provides communities 
with an opportunity to learn about recent developments in base closure 
and reuse and to play a
constructive role in improving the base reuse process. 
About ICMA

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) promotes 
excellence in local government through professional
management. Toward this end, ICMA provides an information clearinghouse, 
technical assistance, and training and professional
development to nearly 8,000 chief appointed administrators, assistant 
administrators, and other local government professionals throughout the 
world. In total, its resources and services reach  more than 550,000 
local, county, and state government professionals, academics, and 

                                  # # #
Daniel Pickett
Assistant Project Manager
777 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
P: 202-962-3613
F: 202-962-3500
E-mail: dpickett@icma.org

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