August 6, 2019 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:21 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp, Perry Paone, and John Sioninen, who were excused.

The minutes from the previous meeting on June 4, 2019, were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and PO box are clean.
  • All bills have been given to the treasurer.
  • 2 junior member applications were rec’d with proper paperwork included. Motion to accept to JR list, seconded, and approved.
  • Spraying of the Japanese knotweed will be completed very soon.
  • The dockmaster has been doing a great job.
  • From Donald Clapp: ramp wash will take place soon, two young dockmasters are doing the job, the launching area was graded by Dave Horrigan N/C, and the koozies are a big hit.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

Deferred until September meeting.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • The grass damaged by neighbor construction was repaired by the contractor.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A member on LOA requested to be a regular member-denied due to full membership. 2020 may be available for a change of membership.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Directors meeting scheduled for September 10, 2019 due to Labor Day weekend.
  • Liz Lombard/Steve Clifford to handle clothing website store.
  • The burgees will be placed in the shed.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore