Planning and Control Branch (P&C) of Real Estate Division has four major functions:
1. Managing and Controlling Funds
3. Maintaining Historical Files, Documents & Maps
4. Real Property Management.
Planning and Control Branch prepares the various budgets required to manage and distribute the financial resources necessary to execute the mission and programs of Real Estate Division. This includes monitoring and revising subject budgets and funds to reflect the changes that occur. The various types of funds are monitored throughout their monetary cycle for proper distribution and use.
Mapping — The mapping functions include creating maps, legal descriptions, requesting and reviewing surveys and other related material on a project for planning, acquisition, management, disposal, and audit of lands and interest in lands acquired by the Corps of Engineers . CADD and GIS are the primary tools used to create maps and prepare acreage data. These tools facilitate the mapping process and offer a means by which data can be updated in a timely fashion. The maps and information generated are used for reports and presentations as a visual representation of each project.
Audit — Another function is to prepare an audit record for each real estate interest in property that the District acquires to support the various projects. These audits contain legal documents and records that are required to reflect the interest in each project. These records are maintained permanently or as long as the government has an interest in said property.
Real Property Management —- Maintains an inventory of all real estate under the Districts' control. Responsible for the real property reconciliation with Resource Management required by the Chief Financial Officers' Act.
Planning and Control provides information to the public about the status of lands within our projects and provides maps and other data to assist them when they have questions concerning the government's interest in designated areas.