December 18, 2008 Advisory Board

Hawaii Ocean Safety Team   

 Advisory Board Meeting (3:00 pm) &

General Membership Meeting

(Christmas Party 5:00 pm)

December 18, 2008 (3:00 pm)

Hawaii Yacht Club

In Attendance:

Paula Carroll                                     Bob Heidrich

Brad Rimell                                       John Thielst

Chris Woolaway

1.    1500 (3:00 pm) Call to order – Introductions

            Brad called to order at 3:45

2.    Approval of last Board meeting minutes

            No quorum

3.    Treasurer’s Report – Chris

            Chris reported $1,856.80 in the checking account.

4.    Pending HOST Issues:

a.            SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore Port Anchorages – Kim

  Kim not in attendance, but the understanding is that this issue is about resolved.  We will defer until Km reports.

b.            Tug Assistance – Tom/Troy

           Still in the hands of the state.

5.    Old Business

a.        Flare disposal project – Chris

         No update yet

b.        Hawaii Fishing & Seafood Festival – Future events?

c.        Shore entry dive safety – No report

6.    New Business

                  Dock safety ladders – Long Shore issue. Ask Warren and Randy to address and update.

                  Membership meeting times in first quarter of 2009

7.    United States Coast Guard Concerns


8.     State of Hawaii Concerns (DOT Harbors and DLNR)


      9.  Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues – Ed Lott and John Regan


10. NOAA – Coastal Survey – LT. Jeff Taylor

11. Announcements:

                        Boat Parade rescheduled for Dec. 20, 2008

12. Next meetings AdvisoryBoard Meeting: January 08, 2009

                              Membership Meeting: February 19, 2009                                            

13. Adjourn  

            Adjourned at 4:41   

Please Note:  Parking now requires quarters!

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