REEF Committee Consultation Paper No. 1

Below you’ll find our committee’s consultation paper that includes proposals for the progression of Freeport. After reviewing, please click here to fill out this survey to give us your feedback on the objectives and ideas presented.


This consultation paper is neither a report nor a promotional document. It provides a factual and objective briefing to the people of Freeport, and others who have an interest in Freeport, on the context and current work of the ‘Committee For Revitalization and Expansion of Freeport’s Economy’ (REEF Committee).

The deck outlines real solutions that the REEF Committee proposes, to permanently transform Freeport’s economy and set it onto a new, sustainable and far more positive economic trajectory.

Please read it carefully and provide feedback as invited in the final section: “What we need from you.”

Key Solutions Proposed

What we need from you

Please let us have your feedback

  • We need you to lend your voice, thoughts and ideas to help shape the future of Freeport and chart a bold new way forward for our city.
  • Please complete the survey and/or email other written input that you have to
  • Everyone with an interest in Freeport and its people are welcome to participate.
  • Every idea, comment, and feedback is valuable and will be considered. 
  • We do not expect everyone to agree. 
  • We expect new and different points of view to be shared.

Help us fine-tune Freeport to fit your needs.

To make Freeport

  • a prosperous, pleasant place to live and work, for all the city’s residents
  • safe from storm surges and sea-level rise
  • less dependent on tourism (without neglecting tourism):
  1. What solutions / actions proposed by the REEF Committee would have the most positive impact?
  2. Which solutions / actions do you believe should be prioritised?
  3. What would need to happen or change, to make them possible?
  4. What should NOT change in Freeport, as it grows?
  5. What changes would you support to laws, regulations and policies (including immigration) to achieve the above three goals?
  6. What solutions would have a significant positive impact, that we have missed?