Agenda and minutes

Harrington Harbour and Dock Board
Friday 25th October, 2013 10.30 am

Venue: Lonsdale Room, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Paula McKenzie  01900 702557

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 23 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Friday 28 June 2013.


The minutes of the meeting held on Friday 28 June 2013 were signed as a correct record.


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.


Declaration of Commissioner

To witness and sign the Declaration of Commissioner forms.


Members of the HH&DB signed and had witnessed their Declaration of Commissioner forms.


Community Commissioner Vacancy

To discuss and agree a way forward.


The HH&DB members discussed the best way forward in regards to the current Community Commissioner vacancy.


Agreed: That the post be advertised.


Harbour Masters Report pdf icon PDF 36 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 the Mooring Holders pdf icon PDF 38 KB


The Assistant Engineer and the HH&DB members discussed in detail the minutes from the meeting with mooring holders specifically all the main points raised by the mooring holders.


Agreed: That another meeting be arranged around January 2014 with the Mooring Holders.


Health and Safety pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To discuss and agree the amended Health and Safety Management system for Harrington Harbour, the Health and Safety Management Plan and new audit criteria.

Additional documents:


The Corporate Health and Safety Advisor asked the HH&DB members for comments on the new Port Marine Safety Plan 2013-2015, Safety Management System and Internal Audit documentation.


Members were happy with all documents, therefore signed them off for agreement.


Agreed: That all documents be approved.




Financial Report for Harrington Harbour & Dock Board pdf icon PDF 30 KB


The Assistant Engineer submitted a report to provide HH&DB members with an update of the financial situation of the harbour undertaking.


Agreed: That the report be noted.


Harrington Harbour and Dock Board web-site pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To discuss and agree a way forward.


Members discussed the current out of date website and ways it could be improved.


Agreed: That members think about ideas for the website for the next meeting.


Amenity Block


This item was deferred until the next meeting.


New Container Storage Unit


The Assistant Engineer informed members that there was no further progress on the new container storage unit.


Agreed: That members be updated with any progress.


Halcrow Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB


The Assistant Engineer submitted the Halcrow report for information for the new HH&DB members.


Agreed: That the report be noted.


Letter received from Mrs Wiggin pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To notify members of the letter received from Mrs Wiggin on behalf of the Residents Association.

Additional documents:


Members discussed a letter received from G Wiggin with concerns in regard to two serious accidents.


Members agreed a draft response letter.


Agreed: That the draft response letter on behalf of the HH&DB be sent in reply to G Wiggin’s letter.