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Richardson Bay agency moves to limit new boats on anchorage

The Richardson Bay Regional Agency is attempting to actively limit the number of derelict boats brought into the troubled anchorage between Belvedere and Sausalito — and it will have a new harbormaster and outreach coordinator to help enforce the rules and provide help to anchor-outs living on the bay. The agency’s board of directors at its July 11 meeting made a series of moves aimed at improving the management of the anchorage after years of complaints. The board voted 3-0, with Tiburon councilmember and board representative Jim Fraser absent, to approve an ordinance clarifying vessel conditions required for mooring and anchoring in Richardson Bay and a resolution to enforce an existing ordinance that requires boats to obtain a permit after 72 hours.

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