Goals and Objectives:
2.1 Ensure decisions are data-driven and take future conditions into account.
2.1.1 Enhance understanding of the City's vulnerability to environmental, social and economic risks with data.
2.1.2 Quantify the City's impact on climate change.
2.1.3 Equip City departments and residents by identifying critical metrics and improving access to critical data.
2.2 Inform, engage and prepare residents and businesses for stresses and shocks.
2.2.1 Prepare and empower residents and businesses to anticipate and respond to environmental, social and economic disruptions.
2.2.2 Create avenues to capture and integrate community feedback into all stages of programming.
2.2.3 Improve internal capacity, coordination and communications.
2.3 Protect and enhance our waterfront.
2.3.1 Reduce the severity, duration, and impact of coastal and riverine flooding on shorelines and surrounding communities.
2.3.2 Update and implement waterfront design standards.
2.3.3 Accelerate investment in features along waterfront.
2.4 Invest in resilient and smart public infrastructure.
2.4.1 Update storm-water management system to meet infrastructure needs through 2060 under varying climate conditions.
2.4.2 Prioritize projects that protect the most critical and vulnerable areas.
2.4.3 Upgrade and retrofit existing infrastructure to improve resilience and sustainability.
2.5 Promote adaptive neighborhoods and buildings.
2.5.1 Develop policy and regulations to reduce impact of environmental risks and promote sustainability.
2.5.2 Incentivize development that allows residents and businesses to adapt and thrive under changing environmental, economic and social conditions.
2.5.3 Integrate resilience, sustainability and equity considerations into large development projects.