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Public Meetings

Public Meetings

This page will provide you with the most recent public meetings schedule and a description of the information that will be presented at the meeting.
Check back here to learn when the next public meeting is scheduled for the Vance AFB JLUS.

Final Public Meeting Held

The Final JLUS Public Meeting was held October 11, 2018.

This meeting was part of the ongoing development of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning between Vance AFB and the surrounding communities. The City of Enid, in cooperation with Vance Air Force Base (AFB) and other agencies and organizations in the region, prepared a draft of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) for public review.  You can find the reports at the following links:

You are invited to provide comments on these reports for inclusion in the final documents  and to identify any issues not yet considered. Input from the community is essential to develop a plan that is responsible to local needs. Your input is encouraged!

To submit comments for feedback, click the blue "Send Comments" tab to the left, or contact:
Chris Bauer, Planning Administrator
City of Enid
Phone: 580.616.7217
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your Input Matters!

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE FINAL PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING COMPATIBILITY PLANNING AROUND VANCE AIR FORCE BASE.

This meeting is part of the ongoing development of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning between Vance AFB and the surrounding communities. The City of Enid, in cooperation with Vance Air Force Base (AFB) and other agencies and organizations in the region, is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Vance AFB with the goal of achieving a balance between sustaining and supporting mission needs of Vance AFB with protecting opportunities for community growth, economic viability, and quality of life.

You are invited to this presentation to learn how to provide input on the joint land use study report that addresses the issues been identified and the recommended strategies that the community can consider to address them. Input from the community is essential to develop a plan that is responsible to local needs. Your input is encouraged! 

Date:                  Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:                  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:            Central National Bank Center - Nick Benson Ballroom
                             301 S. Independence Ave
                             Enid, OK 73701

2nd Public Workshop Held

Thank you to all who attended the second public workshops for the Vance Air Force Base (AFB) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The City of Enid hosted the second public workshop for the Vance AFB JLUS on June 13, 2018. During the workshop, participants were provided an opportunity to review the status of the Vance AFB JLUS, and an opportunity to provide their input on the potential issues in the immediate vicinity of Vance AFB through an interactive wall exercise where they were asked to vote on the relative importance of the issues identified to date. If you were not able to attend the workshop, it’s not too late to provide feedback. Click here to take the survey that was given at the workshop. There will be a final presentation in the fall, look back here for updates on the study’s progress.

Click here to view the presentation from the workshop.

Your Input Matters!

You are invited to a public meeting regarding compatibility planning around Vance Air Force Base.
The workshop is part of the ongoing development of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning between Vance AFB and the surrounding communities. The City of Enid, in cooperation with Vance Air Force Base (AFB) and other agencies and organizations in the region, is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Vance AFB with the goal of achieving a balance between sustaining and supporting mission needs of Vance AFB with protecting opportunities for community growth, economic viability, and quality of life.

The JLUS will assess 25 compatibility factors, identify existing and potential issues, and propose strategies to address the issues. The compatibility factors include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordination and Communication
  • Energy Development
  • Land Use
  • Noise   
  • Public Services
  • Roadway Capacity
  • Safety

You are invited to this workshop to learn about and provide input on the compatibility issues that have been identified for the JLUS and to identify any issues not yet considered. Input from the community is essential to develop a plan that is responsible to local needs. Your input is encouraged!

Date:                   Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time:                  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:            Central National Bank Center - Nick Benson Ballroom
                             301 S. Independence AveEnid, OK 73701

1st Public Meeting Held

Thank you to all who attended the first public workshops for the Vance Air Force Base (AFB) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The City of Enid hosted the first public workshop for the Vance AFB JLUS on April 30, 2018.  During the workshop, participants were given an overview of what a JLUS is, a status update on the Vance AFB JLUS, and an opportunity to provide their input on the potential issues in the immediate vicinity of Vance AFB through an interactive survey. If you were not able to attend the workshop, it’s not too late to provide feedback. Click here to take the survey that was given at the workshop.

The presentation from the workshops, including the results from the survey are available for view. 

Save the Date – April 30th !

The City of Enid will be hosting the first public workshop for the Vance Air Force Base (AFB) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) on April 30th, 2018 at 6 pm. This project is a collaborative effort between the City, Vance AFB, and other regional stakeholders to work together to identify and address compatibility issues either impacting the military mission or the surrounding community.  Your participation at the workshop and your input is very important to the development of the set of recommendations that will address these issues. 

The information provided at the meeting will include an overview of what a JLUS is, why it is important for your community to develop a JLUS, and the project’s process, including a description of the compatibility factors that will be assessed.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to provide their input on what they believe the compatibility issues are through a survey. 

Date: April 30, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location:  Central National Bank Center - Nick Benson Ballroom
                   301 S. Independence Ave
                   Enid, OK 73701

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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