Specifications include, but are not limited to:
3.1.2 Growth – the Proponent is expected to maximize the use of the City’s Berths I, II
and III and the adjacent lands to serve maritime needs and operate in a manner
to meet the market demands during the period of the Agreement(s).
3.1.3 Expand the connection to the waterfront for all
i. Maintain, where allowed by Law continuous access to the waterfront to
ii. Coordinate access to public spaces, downtown connectivity and other
areas of interest.
iii. Work with the City and the Coast Guard to prepare and administer a
Security Plan that can provide public access.
iv. Acknowledge historical and cultural roots of the region in any
development and work with the community to achieve a balanced plan.
v. Support participation and access to the economic opportunity benefits of
cruise development to the residents of the City by promoting locally
vi. Support neighboring businesses ability to benefit from cruise development.
3.1.4 Implement leading edge environmental stewardship practices and facilities
i. Develop long-term sustainable operations of the berths.
ii. Promote operations that minimize air emissions, insure water quality and
protect the ecosystems.
iii. Engage with key local stakeholders in support of environmental priorities
and initiatives established by the City.