Oban Bay Harbour Authority - developments

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cpedw
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Oban Bay Harbour Authority - developments

Postby cpedw » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:11 am

Results from the online survey are now available http://obanharbour.scot/information/oban-bay-management-group/stakeholder-submissions/ in four pdfs. There were over 550 responses, almost unanimously opposed to a CMAL harbour authority, over 80% from leisure boaters.

Oban Bay Management Group (CMAL, Argyll & Bute Council and NLB) are holding another Public Meeting on Thursday 6 September at 7.30pm at Corran Halls, Oban, to discuss feedback from the survey and to update the community on OBMG activity on the harbour authority arrangements.

There has been a move from the Oban Bay Stakeholders Group (fishermen, yotties, local businesses etc.) to investigate establishing a Trust Port in Oban but this will take time and a lot of money. Meanwhile, councillors from Argyll & Bute Council have started to show an interest in extending the existing Municipal Port as an interim measure.

Derek

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Re: Oban Bay Harbour Authority - developments

Postby wully » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:37 pm

CMAL should never have control over Oban or any other port they operate from...


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