What is the Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA)?
A regional joint powers authority dedicated to the effective reuse of the former Norton Air Force Base for the economic benefit of the East Valley.
IVDA is a public agency established under Federal and California law.
IVDA is governed by its Board of Directors- comprised of appointed public officials from its local member entities.
IVDA’s members are The County of San Bernardino, and Cities of Colton, Loma Linda, and San Bernardino.
IVDA is Economic Development, Infrastructure, Job creation and Retention.IVDA has the sole and specific purpose to achieve:
Comprehensive Military Base reuse and development of a safe and sustainable public airport.
Community and economic revitalization through furtherance of its unique Federal Base Reuse obligation and regional support
Formed in 1990, the Inland Valley Development Agency is a special military base reuse joint powers authority created by and through specific State of California Legislation (AB 419) pursuant to Public Law 100-526 under BRAC-I. The IVDA is a regional organization comprised of local intergovernmental member agencies including: County of San Bernardino, and the Cities of Colton, Loma Linda, and San Bernardino.
The IVDA is charged with obligations and responsibilities to serve as the Local Reuse Authority to achieve successful implementation of the base reuse plan for the effective reuse of the former Norton Air Force Base. This includes support for a public airport and various lands and buildings. In 2002, the IVDA entered into an Exclusive Master Disposition and Development Agreement with Hillwood – a Perot Company. The successful public-private partnership is now known as Alliance-California and is home to multiple Fortune 100 and 500 firms.
In addition to the approximately 600 acres on the former base, the IVDA also has a base reuse project area of approximately 14,000 acres of surrounding properties. The project area contains over 22,000 individual parcels of land, with land use designations that include:
- Light and heavy industrial
Click on the Map below to view the IVDA base reuse project area.