June 2019

MALDON HARBOUR IMPROVEMENT COMMISSIONERS

Printable pdf  27 June 19 Minutes Of Meeting

MINUTES – Thursday, 27 June 2019, at 7.00 pm, Maldon Little Ship Club
MINUTES OF MEETING – 27 June 2019
PRESENT
:
I Hiner (Vice Chairman) Meeting Chairman
N Cardy
John Dines
N Harrisson
J Howorth
D Patient
A Wiseman

92        APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Jim Dines, G Courtney, A Fluker, M Gibson, D Leggett.

93        DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTEREST
There were none, other than those declared during the meeting.

94        MINUTES – MEETING 2 MAY 2019
The Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 2 May 2019 were formally received.  It was AGREED that the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 2 May 2019 be confirmed as a correct record.

95        MATTERS ARISING
Minute 80 – D Patient was arranging to meet the Manager of the Moot Hall to arrange display of the MHIC 150th Anniversary plaque.

96        CLERK’S REPORT
Item 1.            Trinity House Inspection
Trinity House had carried out an Aids to Navigation inspection on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 and confirmed that they were found to be in good and efficient order.
Item 2.            Port Marine Safety Code
The External Review had been carried out by the River Bailiff and the updated Code would be published shortly.  It would include a reference that further Risk Assessments relating to the general Harbour area were available from the River Bailiff.  In view of the recent contact by Border Control to Grant Everiss regarding the presence of procedures in the event of a Border Control related incident, a note would be added to the existing entry in the Contact List reinforcing that suspicious activity should be reported to the Police.

Item 3.            Maldon District Council Liaison Meeting
The next Liaison Meeting with MDC was scheduled for Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 5 pm, MDC offices.
Item 4.            Web Site Update
Web site updating was under way.

97        TREASURER’S REPORT
The Annual Accounts were with the Examiner.  There were no further items to report.

98        BUOY REPORT
All buoys were checked and cleaned on Monday, 17 June 2019 by I Hiner and John Dines from the workboat.
Buoys S Harbour Limit, 9, 11, 13, 16 and 17 were found to be in satisfactory order.  P Harbour Limit – old light cleaned, “T” degrading.  No 10 new light cleaned, bird scarers need replacement.  No 12 old light cleaned, “2” poor.  No 14 new light cleaned.  No 15 old light cleaned and ss mount fitted.  No 19 new light cleaned and required bird scarers.
Work to be Undertaken:– No 19 sinker inverted; No 12 new number 2; No 10 new bird scarers; P Harbour Limit new “stock” centre galvanised armature, new longer rope pennant, new letter T.
Items Required:- two lights, at least, (P Harbour Limit and No 15) approx cost light @ £225 inc VAT and base £26 inc VAT.  I Hiner provided an estimate of materials required in the coming year including light and fitting, foam filled buoy.  N Cardy offered to collect any items.
Trinity House Inspection, 22 May 2019, found Aids to Navigation in good and efficient order.

99        ITEMS FOR THE AGENDA FOR THE MDC LIAISON MEETING, 2 JULY 2019, 5 PM.
N Harrisson, I Hiner and N Cardy would attend.
Items for the Agenda:-
latest news on parking on the Quay,
light pollution (N Cardy mentioned the Queens Head),
Visitors’ Pontoon mooring and fees,
Border Control contact number possibly on River Bailiff’s shed,
foul discharge,
on-going clearance at Northey Island.


100     URGENT ITEMS OF BUSINESS
Item a)            Foul discharge – I Hiner was not aware of any further progress.  The Clerk would email A Fluker to ask if there was news.
Item b)            Web cams – an email from Jim Dines dated 21 June 2019 stated that webcams were awaiting software/link to enable live feed to websites and would then be tested before mounting on MLSC.
Item c)            Light pollution – no further reports.
Item d)            Abandoned boat at Northey – Jim Dines had recovered the boat and three anchors from off Northey Island and moored it at Downs Road Boatyard, awaiting instructions from the River Bailiff.  The River Bailiff had acknowledged (email 7 May 2019) and was seeking MDC’s solicitors’ advice.

Printable pdf  27 June 2019 Minutes of Annual Meeting

MINUTES – ANNUAL MEETING – Thursday, 27 June 2019, at 7.00 pm, Maldon Little Ship Club
MINUTES OF MEETING – 27 June 2019
PRESENT
:
I Hiner (Vice Chairman) Meeting Chairman
N Cardy
John Dines
N Harrisson
J Howorth
D Patient
A Wiseman

1   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Jim Dines, G Courtney, A Fluker, M Gibson, D Leggett.

2   ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN
On being duly proposed and seconded, it was AGREED that James Dines be elected as Chairman for the ensuing year.

3   ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN
On being duly proposed and seconded, it was AGREED that Ian Hiner be elected as Vice-Chairman for the ensuing year

4   APPOINTMENT OF TREASURER
On being duly proposed and seconded, it was AGREED that M Gibson be re-appointed as Treasurer to the Commissioners for the ensuing year.
Commissioners thanked the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer for their work during the year.

5   STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2018 – 2019
It was AGREED that the Accounts for the year 2018 – 2019 be formally adopted.

6   ANNUAL REPORT 2018 – 2019
The Annual Report was approved subject to a couple of minor amendments.