August 14, 2016 – Board Minutes 

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the Ipswich Outboard Club, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 6:18 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for John Sioninen.

The minutes from the previous meeting on June 14, 2016 were approved.

Secretary’s Report:

  • 44 on waiting list. 6 new applications rec’d with proper paperwork included. Motion made to accept all onto waiting list and close the waiting list, seconded, and approved.
  • Lawn mowing will be suspended for remainder of 2016 and be mowed as requested due to burned grass.
  • The no trespassing signs are being produced.
  • The MBYCA member booklet is in.
  • All five scholarship recipients have sent the IOC a personal thank you.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report (prepared by John Sioninien):

  • Checking account             $23,443.72
  • MMCH account                    29,706.56
  • TOTAL                                  53,150.28
  • Loan balance                        $45,943.49

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The guest passes will be printed at a $83 cost. Board members will collect fees.
  • Sullivan Insurance inspected the IOC and everything looks good except more signage is needed for trespassing.
  • A power broom will be used to place rocks back into the parking lot.
  • Work party- Sunday August 21st at 8 am. Wash and inspect ramp. Clean out bottom of ramp.
  • The IOC moorings have been moved. Donald Clapp to contact Rob Cox on the issue.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Cleats on new floats? Table until annual meeting.
  • An Ipswich River clean up is being worked on by the WAC.
  • A new electronic member sign in will be introduced for 2017. Liz Lombard and John Sioninen to work on.
  • IOC clothing is being inventoried and available for sale. We can sell some at float haul.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on September 13, 2016, at the IOC parking lot at 6 pm.
  • A discussion was held on the junior membership. Members have inquired.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore