Water Action Hub | Pier 5 – Boston Navy Yard Park vs Private Public Project (P…

Water Action Hub | Pier 5 – Boston Navy Yard Park vs Private Public Project (P…

Pier 5 – Boston Navy Yard Park vs Private Public Project (PPP) Development without OversightProject  —  Pier5.org/news Follow JoinProject OverviewOrganizationsResourcesMembersDiscussionMatchesLessonsProposedPrepareAssessCommitActScale & ExitCompleteStatusSecond Awareness Event Aug 26th. Boston Navy Yard, Pier 5 — by Zachary Cutler on Aug 17, 2021Quick InfoCountries: –Regions: –Project SDGs:Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)National climate measures into national policies, strategies and planning (SDG 13.2)Project Tags:Includes tags from the project and its locations.Stormwater Management and Flood ControlWater-Related Vulnerability AssessmentsDomestic WastewaterSustainable WithdrawalsNature-Based SolutionsProgress to Date: We hope that the number of attendees to a park with programming, access to harbor, fishing, events etc… Quantification of healthful place and economic benefit have yet to be determined. This is a difficult question for a complex problem. A Pier has a large impact on coastal vulnerability, sealife, birds, heat spots, sink holes, city drainage, etc.Services Needed: Policy advocacyCommunications & outreachFinancial supportMonitoring & evaluationStakeholder engagement & facilitationDesired Partners: Academic InstitutionBusinessGovernmentNGO / Civil SocietyUN EntitySocial EnterpriseInvestorFinancial InstitutionOtherLanguage: EnglishStart & End Dates: Apr. 2020  »  OngoingProject Website: Pier5.org/newsProject Source: UserProfile Completion: 67%Project OverviewPier 5 – Boston Navy Yard Park vs Private Public Project (PPP) Development without OversightThe Pier 5 Association is going to stop private development of a public pier in the Boston Navy Yard. We need all the help we can get. We are up against a conflict of interest, private urban development ‘agency’ of the government. They are multigenerational institution with players in all levels of oversight. We were told that the PPP oversight committee/function has not been active for many years. They rely on their revunue to operate. There is no incentive or intent to save a historic pier and use nature based solutions to restore the pier as a biophilic park. Pier5.org/newsOpen Pier 5 for AllThe only fully open public park at the Head-of-the-Harbor. Can accommodate hundreds of people in special events and year roundA Welcoming ParkSupporting multiple water dependent activities and other amenities for the public.Iconic US HistoryOffering an iconic point of interest, photography – memorizing the 50,000 women and men working at the Navy-Yard during WWIIA Unique Marine Viewing PointPier 5 served tens of Tall-Ships docking and sailing right here during Sail-Boston 2000 and 2017A Unique Point to Watch Boats, International Commerce, WaterNo other point in the harbor offers this unique spot to watch the summer – and winter! sailboat racing and multiple events, attracting thousandsKeeping the Water-SheetCourageous Sailing, children and other sailors need sheltered, well protected water sheet for practicing and docking. Watersheet on North Side already compromisedHARBOR CITIES AROUND THE WORLD TURNED THEIR OLD PIERS INTO ICONIC PUBLIC TREASURES.BOSTON has not. FEMA Rating in “Retrograde”. A private company driven by revenues has no part in determining the fate of public waterfront historic pier. It abutts and is a part of a National park. There is no transparency by the government entity with private missions. Few questions and calls of the public are ever addressed let alone recognized.

Water Action Hub | Pier 5 – Boston Navy Yard Park vs Private Public Project (P…