The Island: Council to explore new business development plan at waterfront, Point
Submitted by west on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 06:04
Facing uncertainty at Alameda Point and what they called blight along much of the Island’s waterfront, the City Council has agreed to consider a sweeping, new strategy for attracting business in those areas.
Interim City manager Ann Marie Gallant said city staff could put together a draft plan over the next few months for the council and the public to consider.
City Councilman Frank Matarrese, who asked his fellow dais-mates to consider a new plan, has proposed longer-term leases at Alameda Point in an effort to build a business base there, and intensified efforts to build on existing industries there and along the waterfront.
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