Agenda and minutes

Harrington Harbour and Dock Board
Friday 15th February, 2013 10.30 am

Venue: Allerdale House, Derwent Room. View directions

Contact: Paula McKenzie  01900 702557

No. Item


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.



None received.



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


None received.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 24 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the last meeting.


The minutes of the last meeting were signed as a correct record.


Harbour Masters Report pdf icon PDF 31 KB


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


Agreed: That the Harbour Masters report be noted.


Mooring Fees pdf icon PDF 35 KB


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.


Agreed: That the mooring fees be increased by 20% as previously agreed.


Co-option of Community Member

Verbal update.


The Assistant Engineer circulated an application form from an interested person in regard to being a Community Commissioner on the Harrington Harbour and Dock Board.


After advertising the post with no success the Harrington Harbour and Dock Board looked at its powers for co-option.


Members discussed the applicant in detail and reviewed his application form.


Recommended: That Council agree to allow HH&DB to co-opt a Community Commissioner on to HH&DB for the remainder of the current 4 years term of office.


Training opportunities

A chance for members to request any training they think would be helpful.


Members were given the opportunity to request any training they felt would be helpful to them in the future.


Agreed: That Port Marine Safety Code Training be provided to all new members and as a refresher for existing members.



Safety Management System Framework

Standard item – Verbal update to be given if necessary.


The Safety Officer informed members that if any internal training was required in regard to any aspect of Harrington Harbour then he and the Assistant Engineer would be happy to provide this.


Agreed: That In-house training be provided as and when needed.