Agenda and minutes

Harrington Harbour and Dock Board
Friday 7th March, 2014 10.00 am

Venue: Lonsdale Room, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Paula McKenzie  01900 702557

Items
No. Item

528.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 24 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Friday 25 October 2013.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on Friday 25 October 2013 were signed as a correct record.

529.

Declaration of interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

None received.

530.

Questions

To answer questions from members of the public – 2 days notice of which must have been given in writing or by electronic mail.

Minutes:

None received.

531.

Harbour Masters Report pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Minutes:

Members considered the content of the Harbour Masters report which gave details of the recent progress and highlighted some of the current developments.

 

Agreed: That the Harbour Masters report be noted.

532.

Meeting with mooring holders

Verbal update from Mike Faulkner and discussion.

Minutes:

The Assistant Engineer circulated minutes from the mooring holders meeting to those present.

 

He gave a brief update as to the main issues discussed.

 

Agreed: - That the minutes and update be noted.

533.

Mooring Fees pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Minutes:

The Assistant Engineer submitted a report which sought the board’s discussion in regard to reviewing the mooring fees.

 

Members discussed the options available to them in detail.

 

Members agreed that it was important to provide value for money for stakeholders but some income was needed in order to move forward and make improvements at the Harbour.

Resolved: - That the mooring fees be increased by 1.9% in line with ‘the cost of living’ based on Consumer Price Index.

 

534.

HH&DB Web-Site

Verbal update from Paula McKenzie.

Minutes:

The Democratic Services Officers gave an update on the current progress of the HH&DB web-page.

535.

Amenity Block

Minutes:

The Assistant Engineer circulated plans of the current and proposed amenity block.

 

The Assistant Engineer explained that the amenity block was not actually in the HH&DB’s remit however due to it being on the Harbour and the Harbour needing these facilities, it would be wise to re-develop the existing amenity block, when the funds become available.

 

Members discussed the options available to them.

 

Agreed: - That the proposed plans be noted.

 

536.

New Container /Store

Minutes:

The Assistant Engineer informed those present that he was still looking for a replacement container/store and as soon as one became available the old one would be replaced.

537.

Community Commissioner Vacancy

Verbal Update from Paula McKenzie.

Minutes:

The Democratic Services Officer informed members that after advertising the Community Commissioners post, there had been no interest.  Therefore if anyone knew of someone interested, then the board could co-opt.