Agenda and minutes

Harrington Harbour and Dock Board
Friday 28th June, 2013 10.30 am

Venue: Lonsdale Room, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Paula McKenzie  01900 702557

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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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 21 KB

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


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



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.


HH&DB Vacancies

Welcome new members


Councillor B Cannon welcomed the new members of the HH&DB to their first meeting.


Review of the Year

Verbal update


The Chair provided members with a verbal review of the year which provided Harrington Harbour & Dock Board members with an account of what had happened at the Harbour during the past 12 month period.


Members were informed that the Harbour Master continued to effectively manage the day to day running of the harbour and worked with the Assistant Engineer to identify and implement maintenance and repairs as necessary.


Agreed: That the update be noted.


Plans for the Future

Verbal update


The HH&DB discussed and noted their responsibilities for maintaining the Harbour.


They expressed the need to take a pro-active approach even in the current economic climate.


Harbour Masters Report pdf icon PDF 34 KB


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.


Meeting with mooring holders

Verbal update


The Assistant Engineer circulated the minutes from the Meeting with mooring holders for information.


Councillor Cannon requested that a financial report be put together for the next HH&DB meeting and that the Halcro report be circulated to the new members.


S Herbert wished to record his thanks to the Assistant Engineer for effectively chairing the mooring holders meeting.


Agreed: That the minutes of the mooring holders meeting would be fully discussed at the next meeting.



Village Green Application

Verbal update


The Assistant Engineer informed the HH&DB that no further correspondence had been received in regard to the application but he would update the board when he received anything.


Port Marine Safety Code Training


The Safety Officer informed members he was currently revising the Safety Management Framework and including a Port Marine Safety Plan as suggested at the training which would cover 2013-2015.


This would be available for agreement at the next HH&DB meeting.


New container storage unit


The Assistant Engineer and Harbour Master explained the need for a new container storage unit and went over the options available to the Board.


Agreed: That the Assistant Engineer formulate a detailed report of the options available including costs to be discussed at the next HH&DB meeting.