The Matrix Team will prepare the following informational brochures to be distributed to the Implementation Committee (IC) and the public during the CUS process. These informational brochures will be available through email and the project website prior to public meetings.
The first Fact Sheet will describe the purpose, goals, and objectives of the FG-CUS Implementation and methods to provide input on the process. This Fact Sheet will also provide an overview of the issues being addressed by the CUS, e.g., encroachment, excessive artificial nighttime lighting, noise, safety, etc., that could occur in the Study Area, and how the tools of this study, e.g., memoranda of agreement, overlay zoning districts, and dark sky analysis, can be utilized to protect the Fort Gordon mission from encroachment.
The Residential Lighting Brochure summarizes the effects of excess outdoor artificial lighting at night and why it is important it preserve dark skies. This brochure is tailored to residents and includes strategies on mitigating excess nighttime light pollution at home. This fact sheet is used to facilitate discussions with the IC, the public, and other stakeholders regarding the potential mitigation strategies that may be adopted.
The Commercial Lighting Brochure addresses the effects of excess outdoor artificial lighting at night that stems from commercial and industrial uses. This tailored brochure contains information on how commercial and industrial businesses can assess their current outdoor lighting. This fact sheet is also used to facilitate discussions with the IC, the public, and other stakeholders regarding the potential mitigation strategies that may be adopted.
The Landowner and Resident Brochure provides information important to those who own land around Fort Gordon and information on our their property may be affected by the mission and training at the base. The brochure also provides ways residents can partner with Fort Gordon to mitigate compatibility issues.
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This study was prepared under contract with the Central Savannah River Area Regional Area, with financial support from the Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation. The content reflects the views of the key Compatible Use Study partners involved in the development of this study and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation.