The final Public Workshop for the Dobbins ARB JLUS was held in the City of Marietta, GA at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, 100 Cherokee Street on January 22, 2015 at 6:00 PM. The Public Workshop was conducted as an Open House with project representatives on hand to discuss the Public Draft JLUS including proposed strategy recommendations. Comment cards were provided for written comments from attendees in addition to the option of providing feedback online through the website or mail. The public comment period for the Draft JLUS closes on February 11, 2015. The public is encouraged to review and submit any comments by 11:59 PM on this date. Public comment will be reviewed and considered for inclusion in the Final Report. Review and approval / adoption of the Final Report will be conducted by Cobb County, the City of Marietta, and the City of Smyrna at public hearings scheduled in February and March 2015.
The links below provide access to the Public Draft documents that make up the Dobbins ARB JLUS. These documents are being released for public review and comment as part of a review period that will end on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
The contact person for this project is Mr. Dana Johnson with the Cobb County Community Development Agency. Comments may be mailed to Mr. Johnson at P.O. Box 649 Marietta, GA 30061-0649 or emailed to him (click here for email) no later than 11:59 PM on February 11, 2015. Comments may also be sent via FAX at 770-528-2161 by the same time and date.
In order to develop a plan that is responsive to local needs, input from the community is critical. You are encouraged to join us at the Public Open House to provide your questions, comments, or concerns on the Public Draft JLUS in person with the JLUS development team.
Click here to download the Public Draft JLUS Report
This is the main JLUS document, and provides a summary of key findings, areas affected, and recommended strategies.
Click here to download the Public Draft JLUS Background Report
This document provides detailed information on existing conditions and compatibility issues, and is a supporting document to the JLUS Report.
Click here to download the Comment Sheet
This file (provided in Microsoft Word) can be used to submit comments on the Public Draft JLUS and Background Report.
Save The Date!: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Public Open House for the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study
The Public Open House will allow the public to review, discuss, and comment on the Public Draft of the JLUS documents with the JLUS development team. Documentation includes the project background, compatibility issues, and recommended strategies to address compatibility. The Public Draft JLUS documents will be available on the project website the second week of January for public review.
The public is encouraged to join us at this meeting to learn more about this planning process and provide valuable feedback.
Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Cobb County Government
BOC Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
100 Cherokee Street
Marietta, GA 30090
For more information about the Dobbins ARB JLUS study email Dana Johnson using the contact information on this webpage.
The second public workshop for the Dobbins ARB JLUS was held on October 30, 2014 at Marietta High School in Marietta, GA. This workshop provided the public with a project update and an opportunity for the community to increase their understanding of issues and the Dobbins ARB influence areas being addressed through the JLUS.
During the workshop, the project team gave an overview of the current status of the JLUS project, discussed how public involvement is integrated in the JLUS process, provided an overview of the Dobbins ARB operational areas, discussed the development of compatibility issues that have been identified to date, and answered questions from participants. The public also had an opportunity to provide their input on the prioritization of the issues and pose new issues previously not considered.
Click here to download the Public Forum #2 presentation.
Click here to download the results of the public prioritization of issues.
Residents throughout the Dobbins ARB JLUS Study Area had an opportunity to provide their input on the compatibility issues at the first of three public workshops held the evening of July 9, 2014 at the City of Smyrna Community Center. This public workshop brought citizens from Cobb County and the Cities of Marietta and Smyrna together to become acquainted with the JLUS project and provide valuable input in the study. Among the items discussed, the workshop:
- Provided a briefing on activities and missions conducted at Dobbins ARB by the Dobbins ARB Commander
- Introduced and explained the JLUS process to the communities
- Provided an overview of the compatibility factors that the JLUS study will assess
- Gathered public input for the identification of preliminary compatibility issues
The interactive workshop allowed attendees to respond to survey questions and participate in group exercises facilitated by the project team to gain input from the community about potential compatibility planning issues concerning Dobbins ARB and the region. Meeting attendees received a project overview and Compatibility Factors Fact Sheet. Workshop materials and the combined results of survey questions can be accessed below:
Click here for the mission briefing presentation by Dobbins Air Reserve Base.
Click here for the meeting presentation by Matrix Design Group.
Click here for the results of the survey conducted during the Public Workshop.
Click here to download the JLUS Compatibility Factors Fact Sheet.