Dorset Council - Harbours Committee
Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: A link to the meeting can be found on the front page of the agenda.. View directions

Contact: Denise Hunt  01305 224878 - Email:

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 4 December 2019.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.

Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to     by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.  The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Monday 21 September 2020.


Weymouth Harbour Consultative Group Minutes pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To note the minutes of the Weymouth Harbour Consultative Group 26 February 2020.


Chairman's Report

To receive a verbal update by the Chairman.


Harbour Master Updates pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive the Harbour Masters' updates.

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Engineering Update Report pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To receive an Engineering Update for all three Dorset Council Harbours.

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Harbours Budget Out-turn 2019-20 and Monitoring 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider a report by the Harbour Masters.

Additional documents:


Port Marine Safety Code Audits and Designated Person Reports - Weymouth, Bridport and Lyme Regis Harbours pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To present the Designated Person’s initial Port Marine Safety Code Audits’ Reports for Weymouth, Bridport and Lyme Regis Harbours.

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Terms of Reference for the Dorset Council Harbours Consultative Groups pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider a common set of Terms of Reference for the Harbour Consultative Groups of all three Dorset Council Harbours.

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Harbour Revision Order - Bridport and Lyme Regis Harbours pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To consider the submission of a Harbour Revision Order (HRO) to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) in order to consolidate and modernise the current local legislation relating to Lyme Regis and Bridport Harbours.


Dorset Council Harbours Strategy Update

To receive a verbal report on progress by the Head of Environment and Wellbeing - Place Services.


Workplan pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To note the Harbours Workplan.


Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.