August 5, 2015 – Board Minutes


The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the IOC property, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 6:08 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp.

The minutes from the previous meeting on June 2, 2015 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Applications rec’d from Garcia, Lewis, Dumont, and Hertz all with necessary paperwork. Motion to accept onto waiting list, seconded, and approved.
  • Application rec’d from Po without necessary paperwork. Will be returned to applicant.
  • Application rec’d from Zach Potter and Jacob Wile for junior member with necessary paperwork. Motion to add to junior member, seconded, and approved.
  • The email and mailbox are clean.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $  2,863.56
  • MMCH Account                  47,621.35
  • Total                                  $50,484.91
  • Loan balance is $55,468.55
  • A discussion was held on water tap for the property.
  • A discussion was held on new floats.
  • A 2016 budget is being worked on.
  • A discussion was held on board positions. Dwight Thompson to attend the next board meeting.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • New signs are being produced.
  • No trespassing signs being made.
  • The shed has been cleaned.
  • New lights are being looked at with the electric company.
  • Burgee for the shed being planned.
  • The swales will be mowed.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Scholarship discussion: Two applicants sent in essays and were reviewed. Congratulations to Jordan Spencer and Jennifer Killian who will both receive a scholarship from the IOC.
  • Investigation underway on the member complaint received.

New Business:

  • A board member reported a person on the IOC waiting list accessing and using the IOC property. When questioned, the waiting list person called the police and created an issue. A letter will be sent to the person placing them on warning.
  • Some parking lot issues were reported.
  • Next board meeting will be on September 9, 2015 at the home of John Soinenion, Park at the IOC and walk to the meeting.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore