October 20, 2005
- Welcome and
Opening Remarks. This is the 10th
anniversary of the Connecticut Harbor Management
Association. There are now 19 Commissions (Fenwick
is the latest) with 10 more in progress.
- Introduction of
head table, guests, and VIPs in the audience.
- Remarks – “A
Decade of Progress – More to Come”.
Revising the allocation of boat registration
fees back to the Towns.
Review of all permit applications by Harbor
A process to evaluate dock permit
New Haven to Long Island electrical
Harbormaster training, legislation and other
Attendance and participation in meetings of
various groups with similar concerns and interests.
1. Geoff summarized
status of dredging in Long Island Sound.
The CHMA Dredging
Task Force is working to improve the process.
Severance introduced Chuck Beck from the DOT. He is
a manager of the Connecticut Maritime Commission.
of a Special Achievement Award to Milford for work
done on their waterfront, including public access.
The award was accepted by Gary Montano, Milford
Harbor Management Commission.
Remarks by DEP
Commissioner Ms. Gina McCarthy
Issues and Long Island Sound
understand the need to keep Long Island Sound
healthy. Thank you to all for doing what you do.
Harbor Management and the DEP do not always have the
of the Sound, i.e. Islander East, Broadwater, water
quality affected by nitrate loading
3. Dock permits. The
application process is being changed.
Working together on:
No Discharge Zones
Clean Marina Program
Boating Infrastructure grants