Harbor Advisory Committee

Meetings
  • 5 p.m.
  • As needed
  • LIttlefield Meeting Room at Town Hall

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members
  • Kathryn Mooney, Chairman
    Term expires December 31, 2019
  • Ed Beecher
    Term expires December 31, 2019
  • Kendall Crocker
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Robert Foley
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Frank Parillo
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Scott Worthing
    Term expires December 31, 2017
  • James Shaw
    Term expires December 31, 2017
  • Michael J. Caplan
    Term expires December 31, 2016
  • Robert Hobbs
    Term expires December 31, 2019

Overview


A. The Harbor Advisory Committee shall consist of nine members, seven appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Two of the members shall be Selectmen, and the other 7 members shall be from the public at large, composed of four persons having an interest and knowledge of recreational boating and one commercial fishman.


The Town Manager or his or her designee and the Harbor Master and Assistant Harbor Master shall serve as ex officio members. All appointed members shall serve three-year terms.


B. The duties of the Advisory Committee shall include: (1) The general review of the operation and maintenance of the waterfront area. (2) The annual review and recommendation to the appropriate Board of Selectmen committee of fees for guest moorings, private moorings and float use. (3) The planning for further development and improvement of harbor activities including dredging activities. (4) The planning and review of boating activities and development within the overall harbor jurisdiction. (5) Maintenance and implementation oversite of the Harbor Plan. (6) Guidance to Harbor Master when requested.


C. The Harbor Advisory Committee shall be advisory in nature, and any complaints, recommendations or other requests shall be addressed to the Town  Manager or his or her designee for further action. All appointed Committee members must be residents of the Town of Wells. No appointed member shall serve more than two complete consecutive terms unless waived by the Board of Selectmen.


D. All members shall attend an annual orientation meeting to be scheduled each calendar year after new members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen.


E. The Advisory Committee shall meet at least quarterly and, prior to December 31 of each calendar year, shall prepare and submit to the Board of Selectmen an annual report outlining its activities during the preceding twelve-month period