Report of the Port Health & Public Protection Director.
The Committee considered a report of the Director of Markets & Consumer Protection requesting delegated authority to the Town Clerk regarding the replacement of the Lady Aileen’s engines.
Members were informed that the Lady Aileen was over 20 years old, and whilst the hull was in good condition, the engines were of an even older design and deteriorating with parts harder to source. Replacement of the engines with the latest technology would improve efficiency and reduce emissions and carry forward from 2020/21 had been agreed for this purpose.
The proposal would be considered by the Corporate Projects Board and Projects Sub Committee and delegated authority was requested in order that the project could be progressed promptly. This request was approved by Members.
RESOLVED – that Members delegate authority to the Town Clerk, in consultation with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, to approve the Gateway 1-4 Project Proposal and Options Appraisal for the replacement of the Lady Aileen’s engines.