Angela Henery, Asset Manager
Director of Real Estate
Future Volunteer Opportunities at Fort Monroe
To register call Joan Baker at 757.251.2740 to join our volunteer team
About Fort Monroe Authority
Fort Monroe Authority Act. Establishes the Fort Monroe Authority as a public body corporate and as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth to be governed by a 12-member Board of Trustees. As a result of decisions made by the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission, Fort Monroe will cease to be an army base in 2011, and at that time most of the site will revert to the Commonwealth. Among other duties, the Authority shall have the power to oversee the preservation, conservation, protection, and maintenance of the Commonwealth's real property interests at Fort Monroe and the renewal of Fort Monroe as a vibrant and thriving community.
The city of Hampton led the initial planning effort to examine alternatives for reuse, and presented a draft plan to the public in November 2006. The Fort Monroe Authority is the successor in interest to that political subdivision formerly known as the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority. As such, the Authority stands in the place and stead of, and assumes all rights and duties formerly of, the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority, including but not limited to all leases, contracts, grants-in-aid, and all other agreements of whatsoever nature; holds title to all realty and personality formerly held by the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority; and may exercise all powers that might at any time past have been exercised by the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority, including the powers and authorities of a Local Reuse Authority under the provisions of any and all applicable federal laws, including the Base Relocation and Closure Act of 2005. Virginia's Department of Historic Resources and the Department of Environmental Quality have major regulatory authority that influences the work.
The Fort Monroe Authority relies on the expertise of national consultants in the areas of BRAC law, environmental engineering, historic architecture and preservation planning, structural engineering, housing market analysis, commercial/retail analysis, public relations/marketing, and tourism planning.