Where is Fort Ord located?
Fort Ord is located in Northern Monterey County generally between the cities of Monterey to the Southeast and Salinas to the Northeast It borders Monterey Bay to the West and extends from the City of Seaside in the South to the City of Marina in the North and to the Salinas River to the East encompassing 45 square miles and covering over 28,000 acres. Up Q. What is the “Fort Ord Reuse Authority” and what is its purpose? A. The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) was created by State legislation to oversee the civilian reuse and redevelopment of the former Fort Ord military base in 1994. It is FORA’s responsibility to complete the planning, financing, and implementation of reuse as described in the 1997 adopted FORA Base Reuse Plan. The organization sunsets in 2014. The Fort Ord closure announcement occurred in 1991, generating a mixture of disbelief, economic impacts and excitement about potential reuse. This land had been part of the history of Monterey County on the Monterey Peninsula si