Harbor Advisory Board
The Harbor Advisory Board reviews, advises, and makes recommendations to the City Council on items pertaining to use, control, promotion, and operation of vessels and watercraft within the harbor, docks, piers, slips, utilities, and publicly-owned harbor facilities and water commerce, navigation, or fishery in the Harbor.
The Board also reviews and recommends rates, tolls, fees, or other payments to be made for use or operation of the Harbor. The Harbor Advisory Board makes reports and recommendations on these issues to other City Boards and Commissions on harbor-related matters and when requested, will review items referred to them by other City Boards, Commissions, or the City Council.
- 1st Thursday of the month, except in January, July and November, which are scheduled breaks.
- 5:30 p.m.
- Veterans' Memorial Building, 209 Surf Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
- Please Note: Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361 (2021-22) and Government Code section 54953, meetings are currently being conducted telephonically through Zoom. Please refer to the meeting agenda for public participation information.
Agendas & MinutesAgendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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MembersThe Harbor Advisory Board is comprised of 7 voting members, 4 of which must be qualified electors of the City of Morro Bay. Appointments are made by the City Council.
- , Member at Large
- , Representative of South Bay / Los Osos
- Cherise Hansson, Waterfront Leaseholders
- , Recreational Boating Member
- , Member at Large
- Mary Witkowski, Marine Oriented Business
- Jeremiah O'Brien, Morro Bay Commercial Fishermen's Organization
- Lori French, Alternate Member to Morro Bay Commercial Fishermen's Organization
- Vacant, Alternate Member to Morro Bay Commercial Fishermen's Organization
Contact the Board
If you would like to send written comments to the Board, please email them at HAB@morrobayca.gov. Please note that comments will be sent to the Board and select city staff.
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NOTE: Email correspondence sent to or from members of the Board via the city's website is considered public records and may be subject to disclosure and additional distribution pursuant to the Public Records Act, Brown Act, and Council Policies and Procedures.