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File #: 21-0671    Name: license amendment
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/20/2021 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a License Extension, Amendment No. 3, between the City of Alexandria and the Tall Ship Providence Foundation for the Docking of the Tall Ship Providence in the City Marina.
Attachments: 1. 21-0671_Attachment 1_TSPF Amendment 3, 2. 21-0671_Attachment 2_Current Agreement Tall Ship Providence Foundation
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM


DATE: FEBRUARY 3, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a License Extension, Amendment No. 3, between the City of Alexandria and the Tall Ship Providence Foundation for the Docking of the Tall Ship Providence in the City Marina.
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ISSUE: Consideration of a license extension, Amendment No. 3, between the City of Alexandria and the Tall Ship Providence Foundation.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Schedule the proposed License Extension, Amendment No. 3 (Attachment 1), for public hearing on February 20, 2021; and

2. After the public hearing approve this proposed License Extension, and authorize the City Manager to execute the attached ten (10) month License Extension, Amendment No. 3, with the Tall Ship Providence Foundation,

BACKGROUND: The Tall Ship Providence Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization formed to purchase and preserve the historic Tall Ship Providence. The docking of a historic tall ship is consistent with the City Council approved Waterfront Small Area Plan. The Foundation plans to operate the Tall Ship Providence solely and exclusively as a living history museum and tourist attraction open to the public and may schedule public cruises and private charters. All business operations will occur from the G/H pier allowing for unimpeded access through the Alexandria City Marina.

DISCUSSION: The Tall Ship Providence Foundation and the City of Alexandria wish to amend the current License Agreement (Attachment 2) to provide a ten (10) month extension. The City in 2019 initiated a franchise award process and the Tall Ship Providence Foundation was the sole responsive bidder. At the October 2, 2019 City Council meeting, staff was directed to negotiate a franchise agreement with the Tall Ship Providence Foundation, h...

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