Participation Overview

Public Meetings

Three public meetings were conducted at key points throughout this project. Each meeting included a formal presentation and / or meeting activity.

Meeting #1. Kickoff.

The first public meeting included a discussion of the purpose and function of the JLUS and the nature of military operations at Vance AFB, introduced project participants, shared the JLUS approach, and discussed the goals of the JLUS. This meeting beganwith a presentation to the public followed by an interactive working session where attendees were invited and encouraged to share their input on potential compatibility issues. Attendees also provided input through interactive voting systems thatallowed for immediate response viewing and tracking, and engaged in small group discussions with the JLUS team.

Meeting #2. Mid-term.

The purpose of this meeting was to present the compatibility issues and draft recommendations. The meeting involved a formal presentation and an interactive exercise to solicit input on the resolution of issue impacts and conflicts for the VanceAFB JLUS. Matrix also facilitated a discussion of ideas about how best to resolve community conflicts in small groups of public attendees, and give examples of draft recommendations to address them.

Meeting #3. Final.

The purpose of the third public meeting was to present the Public Draft JLUS documents and recommendations to attendees. The public in attendance were encouraged to provide feedback either during the meeting via comment cards, by submission of comments through the project website, or by email to the City of Enid JLUS Project Manager.

This study was prepared under contract with the City of Enid, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment Department of Defense. The content reflects the views of the key JLUS partners involved in the development of this study and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment.

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