Agenda and draft minutes

Harrington Harbour and Dock Board
Friday 14th December, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  01900 702502

Items
No. Item

15.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To agree as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2018.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2018 were agreed as a correct record.

 

16.

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 declared.

 

17.

Resignation of Community Commissioner pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To formally accept the resignation of Community Commissioner Michael Messenger

 

Minutes:

The Board received the resignation of Community Commissioner Michael Messenger, a member since 23 November 2015.

 

Members accepted the resignation and thanked Mr Messenger for his time served on the Board.

 

It was discussed that the Board now carried a vacancy. It was agreed for members G Doran and C Grant to check whether there would be any interested parties in the local area to apply for the position.

The Democratic and Support Services Manager agreed to send a copy of the application form to the Harbourmaster.

 

Agreed

 

That the resignation of Mr Michael Messenger from the Harrington Harbour and Dock Board be accepted with immediate effect.

 

18.

Harbourmaster's Report pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

The Harbourmaster provided the Board with an update on issues surrounding Harrington Harbour.

 

Members had a discussion around the incident with the vandals and it was suggested the Board look in to whether putting CCTV up in the compound would be an option for monitoring purposes but also to act as a deterrent.

 

It was agreed that the Safety, Resilience and Homelessness Manager speak with the Programme Director for Digital Allerdale to see whether that was an option and report back to the Board.

 

The Harbourmaster also informed members that he had been approached by someone wanting to bring in an ex trawler boat in to the harbour, he would be putting his own moorings in and convert it in to a tug boat. This had been agreed and further details would be passed on in due course.

 

Agreed

 

That -

 

1.  The Board noted the update

2.  The Safety, Resilience and Homelessness Manager speak with the Programme Director for Digital Allerdale to see whether providing CCTV in the Harbour compound was an option.

 

19.

Budget Update pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

The Councils Building Surveyor provided the Board with an update on the budget for Harrington Harbour.

 

Expenditure was calculated at £8,825.18 for the quarter including a change in starboard lights and further works on the starboard break water marker.

Cleaning of the Harbour was expected to begin in March 2019. 

 

Two boats had been removed, which the boat owners themselves had removed therefore incurring the removal costs and there was one outstanding fee to be paid.

 

Agreed

 

That the Board noted the update.

 

20.

Safety Management System Framework

Verbal Update

Minutes:

The Safety, Resilience and Homelessness Manager confirmed the Council had a complete Safety Management Framework in place and said the intention was to review all related policies in the new 2019 financial year.

 

21.

Health and Safety

Verbal Update

Minutes:

The Resilience and Safety Manager commented that at present the primary safety concern was for the safety of the Harbourmaster for when instances such as with vandals occurred.

It was noted and agreed that in those cases the required course of action was for the Harbourmaster to walk away from any incident and to call for the police if necessary to do so.

 

22.

Date of Next Meeting

To agree a date for the next meeting, provisionally booked for 29th March 2019 at 10am, Allerdale House.

Minutes:

Agreed

 

That the next meeting of the Harrington Harbour and Dock Board be scheduled for 29 March 2019, 10am in Allerdale House.

 

23.

Any Other Business

Minutes:

There were no other items of business.