WHEREAS, there are issues related to the current activity adjacent to our waterfront and the South Bay, and the subsequent effects to our environment, adjacent properties, City assets, and public safety, and
WHEREAS, the Mayor has consulted with various City Leaders and community stakeholders, and believes the City must set aside funds to pay for the services of attorneys and experts (legal and otherwise) to help the City navigate this tenuous situation and ensure that the City's interests--including future economic development opportunities, and preservation and optimal public use of our precious natural resources--are best protected. . . .When asked to comment on the resolution, Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton, without making reference specifically to the Colarusso haul road proposal, spoke of a situation that "affects us now and will affect us forever."
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