Rules of Procedure http://www.city.newport-beach.ca.us/Boardmanual/HarborCommission.htm (link is down)
Agendas and Minutes http://www.newportbeachca.gov/index.aspx?page=462
Task List http://www.city.newport-beach.ca.us/hbr/Task%20List.pdf (link is down)
Donald Lawrenz Member 4 year term, expiring June 30, 2011
Karen Rhyne Member 4 year term, expiring June 30, 2010
Ralph Rodheim Member 4 year term, expiring June 30, 2013
Read The Log article about the two newest Harbor Commissioners.
(Commissioners' roles will be changing at the July 2010 meeting; roles of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary rotate)
Harbor Resources Director’s updates to the Harbor Commission on projects he is working on.
By date in left column at: http://www.newportbeachca.gov/index.aspx?page=1125
Hot Topics: http://www.city.newport-beach.ca.us/HBR/Hottopics.htm (link down as of 4/24/2008)
The Newport Harbor Commission formed January 2002. Its
mission is to provide the city with an advisory body representing the diverse
The commission is responsible for advising the city council
in matters pertaining to the use, control, operation, promotion and regulation
of all vessels and watercraft within
It is also responsible for advising the city council on proposed harbor-related improvements. In addition, the harbor commission will advise the planning commission and city council on land use and property development applications and make recommendations to the council for adoption of regulations and programs necessary for the ongoing goals, objectives and policies for the bay and harbor.
Selected quotes of interest to mooring holders from an interview by Michael Telleria with Tim Collins Chairman that appeared in the Oct 2002 issue of Sea Magazine.
“ – such as making the harbor more user friendly for recreational boaters, beefing up access to facilities for mooring holders and providing boaters and residents with additional information about the harbor.”
“The Mooring Association has lobbied for increased dinghy storage facilities in the harbor, in the past.” “Collins believes the commission can help.”
The Mooring Association tries to be at each of the Harbor Commission meetings, but more participation by our members at these meetings will result in a greater positive impact on issues concerning us.
Don Stoughton – President Newport Mooring Association