AVAILABILITY OF SURPLUS FEDERAL PROPERTY TO
STATE AND LOCAL ELIGIBLE PARTIES,
INCLUDING HOMELESS SERVICE PROVIDERS
WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
As required by the Base Closure Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act of 1994, as amended (the Redevelopment Act) and its implementing regulations, the Government of the District of Columbia, the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) for the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, is seeking notices of interest (NOIs) for surplus property at the installation.
State and local government agencies, homeless service providers and other interested parties may submit NOIs no later than 3 pm Eastern Standard Time on November 18, 2011. A listing of surplus property at Walter Reed Army Medical Center was published by the Department of the U.S. Army in the Federal Register on August 12, 2011. The complete listing can be obtained by calling the Walter Reed LRA at the number listed below.
NOIs for homeless assistance may be submitted by any state or local government agency or private nonprofit organization that provides or proposes to provide services to homeless persons and/or families residing in the District of Columbia.
A workshop will be held at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center at 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307 on September 28, 2011 which will include an overview of the base redevelopment and planning process, a tour of the installation, information on any land use constraints known at the time, and information on the NOI process. For further information on the workshop and to register for this workshop, please send an e-mail to the Walter Reed LRA at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.walterreedlra.dc.gov. Attendance at this workshop is not required to submit an NOI, but is highly encouraged.
NOIs from homeless service providers must include: (i) a description of the homeless assistance program that the homeless service provider proposes to carry out at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC; (ii) a description of the need for the program; (iii) a description of the extent to which the program is or will be coordinated with other homeless assistance programs in the District of Columbia; (iv) information about the physical requirements necessary to carry out the program, including a description of the buildings and property at Walter Reed Army Medical Center that are necessary in order to carry out the program; (v) a description of the financial plan, the organizational structure and capacity, prior experience, and qualifications of the organization to carry out the program; and (vi) an assessment of the time required to commence carrying out the program.
Entities interested in obtaining property through a public benefit conveyance (PBC), other than a homeless assistance conveyance, are invited to contact the following Federal agency offices to find out more about each agency’s PBC program and to discuss with the agency the entity’s potential for qualifying for a conveyance of property. Federal agencies sponsoring PBCs include the Department of the Interior for parks, recreation, wildlife conservation, lighthouses, and historic monuments uses; the Department of Education for educational uses; the Department of Health and Human Services for public health uses; the Department of Justice for correctional facilities and law enforcement uses; the Department of Housing and Urban Development for Self-Help Programs; the Department of Transportation for airports and seaports; the Veterans Administration for cemeteries; and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for emergency management purposes. A complete listing of the Federal agencies with PBC programs with specific points of contact is available at www.walterreedlra.dc.gov.
NOIs for PBCs must include: (i) a description of the eligibility for the proposed transfer, (ii) the proposed use of the property, including a description of the buildings and property necessary to carry out such proposed use, (iii) time frame for occupation, and (iv) the benefit to the community from such proposed use, including the number of jobs the use would generate.
For additional information or to register for the workshop, contact the Walter Reed LRA via e-mail at email@example.com call (202) 727-6365, or visit www.walterreedlra.dc.gov.