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19.12.010 Duties.

A.  It shall be the duty of the Harbor Master to inspect the harbor frequently and report any violation of this Title or any other title or any law respecting the use of wharves, docks, landings, vessels, watercraft, or harbor to the proper authorities of the City, County of Multnomah, the United States, or the State of Oregon, as the case may be to be acted upon as provided by law in cases where he/she is not empowered by this Title to act.

B.  The Harbor Master, to assure good coordination and develop cooperation, good management and control in the administration of his/her office, shall develop a working liaison with the Captain of the Port United States Coast Guard, Director Port of Portland, Chief Navigation Branch Portland Dist., US Army Corps of Engineers, Director of the Oregon State Marine Board, Director of the Oregon Division of State Lands, and the Sheriff of Multnomah County.