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Public Meetings

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Public Meeting Scheduled to Present the Light Pollution Study for the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study

Cobb County is hosting a presentation of the Light Pollution Study to implement the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study. Please join us at this event!  

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Jennie T. Anderson Theater
                  548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta, GA 30060

The Light Pollution Study is part of the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Implementation that brings together Cobb County, the cities of Marietta and Smyrna, and Dobbins ARB, to understand and assess nighttime lighting conditions surrounding the base and propose recommendations to support the aviation missions at Dobbins ARB. The overall intent of the JLUS and Light Pollution Study is to support a healthy economy, environment, and community, while safeguarding the military mission. Come out and learn about the study and provide your feedback!          

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The Public Draft Light Pollution Study will be posted here for review and comment to coincide with the public meeting.

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Public Workshop #3 Held – City of Marietta, GA (January 22, 2015)

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.

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Dobbins ARB JLUS - Public Draft

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.

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Public Workshop #3

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.

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Public Workshop #2 Held

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.

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