1. On Thursday April 16th, the RLUAC Board of Directors released its progress report for 2013.  The following is the list of RLUAC's accomplishments:
  2. 1.MOST SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENT – RLUAC initiated successful efforts with State Representatives Rick Glazier and David Lewis to revise/amend Session Law 2004-75 “An Act to Require Counties and Cities Near Military Bases to Give Notice of Land Us Planning Changes to the Military Bases” with Session Law 2013-59 “Zoning Changes/ Notice to Military Bases”. RLUAC’s successful efforts involved eliminating the “Certified Mail” military notification requirement, and expanding the coverage of the law to include military notification of  proposed telecom towers, windmills, and subdivisions to be located within five miles of  military boundaries..
  1. 2.LAND USE REVIEWS RLUAC conducted reviews of 116 zoning, subdivision, and telecom tower cases involving property located within five miles of the Fort Bragg / Camp Mackall boundaries:
  • Cumberland County     24 Cases
  • City of Fayetteville       57 Cases
  • Town of Falcon               1 Case
  • Town of Godwin             1 Case
  • Harnett County                 5 Cases
  • Hoke County                   6 Cases
  • Moore County               12 Cases
  • Town of Southern Pines 9 Cases
  • Town of Wade                 1 Case
  1. 3. QUARTERLY MEETINGS – RLUAC conducted two Board of Directors’ Meetings and four quarterly meetings of the full Commission on February 21st, May 16th, August 15th, and November 21st. Attendance averaged approximately 33 people per meeting. Meeting topics and presentations included the following:
  • “Potential for Military Friendly Legislation in the NC General Assembly in 2013” by State Representatives Rick Glazier and David Lewis
  • “Update Concerning Recently Completed Survey of the Fort Bragg Boundaries” by Kirk Rutkofske a Fort Bragg GIS Specialist
  • “North Carolina Sandhills Conservation Outreach Plan” by Susan Miller from the US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • “Fort Bragg Regional Alliance Updates and Progress Report” by Greg Taylor the Executive Director of the Fort Bragg Regional Alliance
  • “Benefits of Solar Farms as an Industry in North Carolina” by Stephen Kalland the Executive Director of the NC Solar Center at NC State University
  • “Issues Involving Gun Firing Ranges and Possible Techniques for Regulating Them” by Mark Locklear the Harnett County Director of Planning Services and Randy Baker the Harnett County Zoning Officer
  • “Fort Bragg Construction Updates” by Greg Bean the Director of the Fort Bragg Directorate of Public Works
  • “Preliminary Report for the ‘Fort Bragg Region Sustainable Growth Management Strategy’ “ by Kate Pierce of the Land Design Company
  1. 4.NETWORKING & OUTREACH EFFORTS
  • Participated in the quarterly meetings of the NC Sandhills Conservation Partnership
  • Participated in meetings of the North Carolina Advisory Commission for Military Affairs
  • Participated in Fort Bragg Regional Alliance work sessions for their “Fort Bragg Region Sustainable Growth Management Strategy”
  • Participated in the “Moore County Water Summit”
  • Participated in the Mid Carolina Council of Governments Annual Banquet
  • Participated in the Hoke / Cumberland County Transportation Subcommittee meetings
  • Participated in a meeting with the “NC Mountains to the Sea Trail” group – to encourage the use of the RLUAC sponsored “All American Trail”
  • Participated in a meeting of the “Cumberland Cultural Arts Feasibility Study

Upcoming Events

Quarterly Membership Meeting:
 

February 18, 2021

Virtual Meeting - Begins at 11 am

Instructions to join the virtual meeting are available by contacting the Executive Director.