Public Draft Review and Comment Period

The Public Draft Nellis Complex Compatible Use Plan documents are now available for review and comment. Click the links below to download the documents as Adobe PDF files. You can provide comments using the comment form (Microsoft Word file) below or by clicking the “Comments” button on the left side of this web page.

Attend one of the virtual public meetings on November 10th or 12th (scroll down this page for more information) to learn more about the documents.

Please provide all comments back to the email listed in the comment form document by December 9th, 2020.

Final Set of Public Meetings Held

Thank you to all who attended the final set of public workshops for the Nellis Complex Compatible Use Plan!  Clark County hosted the third and final set of public workshops virtually on two separate nights via Zoom. The first meeting was held on November 10, 2020 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM and focused on the communities surrounding Nellis AFB. The second meeting was held on November 12, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM and focused on the communities around Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range.

A presentation was given at each meeting that provided an overview of the entire Nellis Complex CUP project, public engagement opportunities throughout the project, and an overview of the Military Compatibility Areas and associated key strategies linked to them specific to the focus communities for that meeting. Attendees were also given an overview of the Public Draft documents that are available for download on this website and given information on how to submit comments. The comment period is open from November 9 to December 9.

Click the links below to download the presentations from the meetings.

  • Click here to download the presentation related to communities around Nellis AFB.
  • Click here to download the presentation related to communities around Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Third Public Workshop

You are invited to the final public virtual meeting regarding compatibility planning around the Nellis Complex, including Nellis Air Force Base, Creech Air Force Base, and the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Why should you attend?
  • Learn about the project and how the Nellis Complex influences your community
  • Discover more about the military activities that occur within or near your community
  • Share your thoughts on the Public Draft Nellis Complex Compatible Use Plan

Two virtual meetings will be held on separate nights to address the different geographic regions and Nellis Complex installations. Choose the meeting that most interests you, or feel free to attend both.

Communities Around Nellis AFB

Date: November 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/91983294413
Dial in Number
(audio only): 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 919 8329 4413

Communities Around Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range

Date: November 12, 2020
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/91781607999
Dial in Number 
(audio only):
1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 917 8160 7999

Second Set of Public Workshops Held

Thank you to all those who attended the second set of public workshops held the week of February 17, 2020!

There were five separate workshops held in different geographic areas to provide broader opportunities for attendance for residents most closely located near the three JLUS installations. The five workshops were held at the following times and locations.
Beatty (Nye County)
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beatty Community Center,
Middle Room
100 A Avenue South
Beatty, NV 89003
Las Vegas (Clark County)
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cora Coleman Senior Center
2100 Bonnie Ln
Las Vegas, NV 89156
Alamo (Lincoln County)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Alamo Annex Building,
Pahranagat Valley Justice Court
121 Joshua Tree Street
Alamo, NV 89001
Indian Springs (Clark County)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indian Springs Civic Center
715 Gretta Lane
Indian Springs, NV 89018
Tonopah (Nye County)
Thursday, February 20, 2020
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tonopah Convention Center
301 Brougher Avenue
Tonopah, NV 89409

The workshops were held in an open house format and the purpose was to provide an update on the JLUS project, showcase the military mission operational footprints, and allow the public an opportunity to provide input on the importance of each compatibility issue that has been identified through the JLUS process by identifying the timeframe that each issue should be addressed. This activity was conducted through an interactive exercise. Large format posters were hung on the wall that listed each of the compatibility issues that affect that geographical area. Participants were given a dot sticker for each issue and asked to place the sticker in the column next to the issue that identified the timeframe the issue should be addressed. Options for timeframe were near-term (1-3 years), long-term (more than 3 years), on-going, or no opinion.

The issues being evaluated are the result of comments and feedback obtained from the JLUS Policy Committee and Technical Working Group (made up of representatives from the jurisdictions, agencies and organizations involved in this project), stakeholder interviews, and public input provided at the first set of public workshops that were held in July 2019. Two project fact sheets were also available. The first was a general overview of the project and the study area. The second was a description of the types of recommendations that can be developed to address the issues. Workshop attendees were encouraged to provide comments and thoughts on recommendations to address the compatibility issues.

Please click the links below to view the materials presented at the workshops.

Nellis Mission AFB Footprint Maps

Click Here

Creech AFB Mission Footprint Maps

Click Here

Nevada Test and Training Range Mission Footprint Maps

Click Here

Beatty Issues Exercise Responses

Click Here

Las Vegas Issues Exercise Responses

Click Here

Alamo Issues Exercise Responses

Click Here

Indian Springs Issues Exercise Responses

Click Here

Tonopah Issues Exercise Responses

Click Here

Welcome

Welcome to the Nellis Complex Joint Land Use Study website. As the Joint Land Use Study evolves, this website will be your primary access point for all project related materials and event information. A series of pull-down menus at the top of the homepage guide website visitors to the following sections:

Project Overview. This section includes background information on the project. Look here for an overview of the JLUS process and a map of the Study Area.

Get Involved! Public input will be a major component in the success of this project. Your input is very important in this planning process and the success of this project. The Public Participation section of the website will be updated regularly to include information about the work being done by project committees and upcoming public meetings.

Resources. Need a copy of a report or map? The Resources section includes all of the materials that are distributed at committee meetings and public meetings, as well as newsletters and draft and final reports. Copies are posted for public review and can be downloaded or printed. The Resources section also includes useful links to JLUS stakeholders.

Contact Us. If you cannot make it to a meeting but  would like to provide feedback on the project or project documents, visit the Contact Us page for the email and phone number of the Project Manager. Alternatively, you can use the Comments Tool on the left side of this homepage to send us an email.

Copyright © 2018, Matrix Design Group, Inc. This study was prepared under contract with Clark County, Nevada, 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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