Harbormaster


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Harbormaster

A person who directs ships into or out of a harbor. Harbormasters are important to international trade because it is their duty to keep cargo safe.
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He said the association wants improved communication with the town regarding various matters concerning the lake, including improving the role of the harbormaster.
Without a job description and no certification, the town may be at risk with its current harbormaster's status, he said.
2015-01 of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators urged the Governor and the Alaska Legislature to fund the full amount "in order to ensure enhanced safety and economic prosperity among Alaskan coastal communities."
Everyone is facing that issue in Alaska, all the harbormasters are."
Collings said, "but if you have someone present, who kind of wanders around, particularly Saturdays and Sundays, people are a little more apt to behave themselves." He said the lake residents and association members would like to have a harbormaster patrol the lake unannounced for two to four hours on either a Saturday or Sunday.
Local resident Joseph Borlikoski is harbormaster, but he is not certified and the town does not provide him with a watercraft to patrol the lake.
Harbormasters (H 4791) - The House and Senate approved and sent to the governor a bill requiring harbormasters to complete an initial training program and to continue periodic training during their tenure.