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opportunity. in the previous slides, the slide that showed bisecting the remaining mid section to put in adr, there are two ways to do that, allied defense recycling, the maritime ship recycler. we could use bae our own tenant to do that. up next the dry dock, they are a sophisticated and dynamite ship repair operation, demolition is historic for them. the economics don't work out quite well. so, we are looking at that option. the third -- fourth, the fifth option, the tbd mark there, it's still on the table where we, through the mayor and part of the project, asked the navy rather to expend all of its funds in the most productive way they can. and at the end put it in a form can easily be returned to us and we go out to bid. these other options here top
wise 80 aepre, nav sea, the navy would start to fund them before they're out of the $3 million. we would be forced to go to a sole source contracting vehicle for those. so, i didn't mean to get too much into the wave there. it gets complicated in phase ii and 3. that is the the subject of the resolution that is before you. so, the purpose of the m-o-u is my favorite shout out, by the way, just a side-view. the m-o-u nav sea and titan salvage dry dock number one to begin phase 1 of the work. it gives them something to point to, lest the coast guard a excuse them of stealing it when they toe it to pier 50 of the shipyard. that is also the vehicle that is going to contain the release of liability which is important piece of this. the navy will not proceed without it because salvage operations are inherently risky
and if, you know, salvages sometimes sink during tow and they won't be held responsible for that. so, the resolution -- the m-o-u that we would be signing -- sorry, the resolution rather gives us based authority with the [speaker not understood] manager and he gave us [speaker not understood] about that. lastly, the m-o-u or the resolution that is before you, the m-o-u would not obligate the port to spend anything. this is all on the navy, but they can't move forward without it. so, what's next? and i should note that as we execute this m-o-u, the navy, titan salvage, their towing subcontractors, are allred i to build. they stated a preference for beginning this process by the end of october. for the tow up to mayor island
they want to beat the weather. it is conceivable after a decade on the waterfront it could be gone in a couple weeks. that's what i'm personally excited about. the next couple of steps. in the next week or two, as soon as we have two pieces of information back from titan salvage, the general contractor, we will have everything we need to have staff get together on this and make the evaluation as to what the -- which of the four or five options we recommend for the final disposal of the dry dock. and whichever way we go, whether it's through grabbing onto the titan salvage general contractor, one of the subs, we will be back before you requesting authorization for a contract to complete the rest of the work, which will -- only once we hit phases 2 and 3 will involve port funds. that's why we'll be back. that's it. >> so moved. >> second.
>> any public comment? commissioners, questions? >> [speaker not understood]. [laughter] >> in terms of the bisecting and retaining the mid section, how, i guess water worthy as opposed to sea worthy, may be the question. are there risks attended to that? we have to then lose some sort of boyancy, would it be likely they wouldn't stay in place or guaranteed they wouldn't sink while part of it sits there? >> part of the reason why this project has taken so long to close out is because we have gone through three rounds of having titan salvage and the navy come up with a suite of options for us. and we look at them and say, these are alter i believe, let's go back to the drawing board. they're all too expensive and they're all too risky.
we went through a second round of that. and after that there have been, you know -- because we've taken our time with this, wanting to get it right and not spend millions of dollars more than we need to, we lucked into a great project manager at titan salvage who is a naval architect by training. and, so, they have been very sophisticated work on the boyancy and the sections and what is going to happen to them. it is one of the risk factors we will take into consideration in phase ii, you know, whether the bisecting work is done at mayor island so it doesn't have to go anywhere or it's done at bae, which means those pieces would then have to be towed back out. it adds an additional piece of risk. so, you know, coming up with the final recommendation on this really is a weighing of risk/reward. the cheapest alternatives, and they're significantly cheaper, you know, appear to be the riskiest, the most expensive, the least risk.
so, it's really going to be a policy decision, you know, for staff recommendation to consider. >> one question. would it pursue transferring it to dry dock number 1 to dock wise, we would still have to bisect the front and back off of it, or give them the entire dry dock without going through phase 1, i guess, so is phase 1 required to get the money from or get the federal funds? >> if only the vessel that were coming into port for dock wise were a little bit bigger, we would be able to proceed more directly in that way. but it is smaller which makes it cheaper. it also mostly just happens to be here. but we do need to remove the end section so it can fit. and that particular vessel is going to be here. >> and then we would be taking on the liability during transport, if anything would happen, is that what i understood, we had to release everyone else from liability?
>> yes. and, you know, the folks that are executing this project, the salvage arm of the navy, their general contractor, there are expert folks we're going to find in the country to do this. whether they did it or whether we did it ourselves, we're in about as good a hands as we're going to get. one piece that is -- in terms of alleviating risk, one piece that is still outstanding and we don't expect there to be any problem, but is titan salvage, we were waiting for them to return to us insurance certificates which the city and the port insured on their policy to get the extra bit of risk release. >> if i could interject as well, [speaker not understood] we own today. we had it thrown away once and it cost us almost a million dollars to bring it home. and we have to go out every
storm and either folks or machines out there to de-water it so it won't sink. that's how we got comfortable. if he we owned that risk, it would be lovely to transfer it to somebody else. we haven't found anybody to do that, so, hope that helps. >> and the navy wouldn't take it. [laughter] >> we're stuck. >> any further questions or comments? i don't have any. it's a complicated project. i guess you're just asking us to go ahead with the first phase and it sounds like we should proceed with that and we'll wait to hear from you what is the next two phases need to be. >> we'll make a recommendation to executive director moyer with briefings questions if you're interested and how we figure out the trade-offs. we'll ultimately come to you to approve a contract vehicle one form or another to extend the port funds to finish it off. >> okay. all those in favor? >> aye. >> okay, resolution 12 -84 has passed. >> item 11, new business.
>> any new business, commissioner adams requested to bring forward more items showcasing maritime properties and the jobs associated with those operations. do i have that correctly, commissioner? >> yes. >> thank you. anything else? from any other commissioners? >> i wonder if we can get an update at some point on the status of the blue greenway and see how plans are proceeding on that. >> that is such a great time to request [speaker not understood], anxious and waiting to come forward as part of that, also bring forward the recent solicitation for the art for the [speaker not understood]. that's on the calendar for early part of the year, but i'll double-check. in any event, yes. >> i also [speaker not understood] do a presentation before the election so we can see how well we're doing with our [inaudible]. >> that would have been great, wouldn't it? >> we did make that recommendation. >> we did?
that got lost in translation. [laughter] >> one item, i know that we've talked about that there will be some impact on what the transportation, everything with the arena, but having just experienced the embarcadaro myself on sunday where there was nothing going on, i'm just wondering whether there is ways to get what's interim steps can be -- described in terms of transportation and alleviation. we know that is a big issue going forward. * i can talk to you separately about it. i just think we need to understand exactly what's going on in the studies and whether there should be any input from us, just even before we add onto with the arena and everything else going on. >> certainly. i've been working with the head of the mta and asking that we address some interim steps before we finish all the planning that would go along with the new project. i'll ask him and see if we can get more information made publicly at the commission. >> thank you.
>> is there any public comment on new business? is there public comment in general? hearing none, can i have a motion to adjourn? >> so moved. >> second. >> okay, all in favor aye. >> aye. >> thank you. [adjourned] ♪ >> welcome to hamilton recreation and aquatics center. it is the only facility that has
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