April 19, 2016 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the Hart House, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 8:40 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on March 8, 2016 were approved.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Membership counts:
    • RG      208
    • LO       22
    • DR      9
    • JR        7
    • WL      41
    • HM      3
  • One more new member expected.
  • $40,465 collected so far in 2016.
  • 5 scholarship applications have been received. Discussion on recipients will be held at the May meeting.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $36,412.95
  • MMCH Account               29,681.75
  • Total                                  $66,094.70
  • A discussion was held on extra funds and investments.

The treasurer’s report was approved as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Guest pass copies are being printed. The May meeting will discuss further.
  • Float production is going well. Two last floats will be re-decked in the fall.
  • The IOC signage will be ready for the cookout.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Cookout date will be Saturday May 21, 2016 at 1 pm. Rain date Sunday May 22, 2016.
  • Adam Gallant will return as dock master this year.
  • Dave Morin has been appointed to the Ipswich WAC. He has been in touch with Chief Nikas and will meet with the selectmen on May 2, 2016.
  • Gary Champion sent a letter to the entire membership. Many complaints about the letter were received by the board. No action to be taken on the letter.
  • The porta-potti has been installed and the same price as last year.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on May 3, 2016, at the home of Rick Tucker, Ipswich, Ma. at 7 pm. Cookout mailing will take place then.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:20 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore