Venue: John Meikle Room, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton TA1 1HE. View directions

Note: Postponed due to not being quorate 

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Public Guidance Notes contained in Agenda Annexe pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Click here to join the online meeting pdf icon PDF 57 KB


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair from the elected members of the committee.


Appointment of Vice Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair from the elected members of the committee.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.


For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before Councillors debate the issue.


We are now live webcasting most of our committee meetings and you are welcome to view and listen to the discussion. The link to each webcast will be available on the meeting webpage, please see details under ‘click here to join online meeting’.


Terms of Reference/Draft Memorandum of Understanding and update on Co-opted Member recruitment pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To note the Terms of Reference/draft Memorandum of Understanding and receive a verbal update regarding Co-Opted Member recruitment.

Additional documents:


Stakeholder Forum Engagement update

To receive a verbal update from the Deputy Harbour Master.


Port Feasibility Study

To receive a verbal update from Deputy Harbour Master.


Business Strategy update

To receive a verbal update from Deputy Harbour Master.


Work Programme

To discuss items to be added to the work programme.