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AT A MEETING of the RIVER HAMBLE HARBOUR BOARD held at Victory Hall, Warsash on Friday 18 May 2007

PRESENT

Hampshire County Council

p Councillor J.V. Bryant

p Councillor K. Evans

p Councillor K. House

Independent Members

p Mr. T. Lovell

a Mr. C. Moody

p Dr. S. Tomson

Marine Director

p Mr. D. Evans

Also Present

Captain M. Capon, Designated Person (Port Marine Safety Code) and Tony Clatworthy, Harbour Master.

136 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Apologies were received from Mr C. Moody.

137 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members were mindful that where they believed they had a personal or personal prejudicial interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting, they should, normally at the time of the debate, declare their interest and, having regard to the circumstances described in paragraphs 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the County Council's Code of Conduct, consider whether to leave the meeting whilst the matter is discussed.

Dr. S. Tomson declared a personal interest as a Member of the Royal Southern Yacht Club and as a mooring holder, Mr D. Evans declared a personal interest as a mooring holder and boat owner, and Mr T. Lovell declared a personal interest as a Member of the Royal Southern Yacht Club and as a mooring holder.

138 MINUTES

The Board considered the Minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 23 March 2007 (Item 3 in the Minute Book). Captain Mark Capon requested that the following amendments be made to the minutes. In paragraph 2 of minute 132 to amend the last sentence so that it reads `He suggested that if remedial action were required, payment for such action should not come from the Board's budget, as in his opinion the problem may have arisen due to the jetty being inadequately made in the first place.' Also, in paragraph 10 of minute 132 to change the sentence to read `Captain Mark Capon informed the Board that he was satisfied that the `Notice to River Users 12 of 2006' adequately covered the safety aspects concerned, and re-iterated that safety on the River Hamble was a joint effort'.

139 CHAIRMAN'S COMMUNICATIONS

140 DEPUTATIONS

141 HARBOUR MASTER'S REPORT

RESOLVED:

142 HARBOUR AUTHORITY DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN

RESOLVED:

143 CAPACITY OF THE RIVER HAMBLE

144 HARBOUR AUTHORITY WORKS CONSENTS - ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURES

RESOLVED:

145 HARBOUR AUTHORITY WORKS CONSENTS - DELEGATION OF DECISIONS

146 PLANNING CONSENTS APPLICATION - STONE PIER YARD

147 MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE HELD ON 16 APRIL 2007

That the minutes be noted

148 EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

149 ASSET REPLACEMENT PROGRAMME AND RESERVES POLICY (EXEMPT)