December 5, 2023 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. All IOC Board members were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on October 3, 2023 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and P.O. box are clean.
  • Cookout costs $2200. Scholarship donations were $331.
  • Annual Ma Ch. 180 report was filed.
  • A discussion was held on a neighbor requesting to have their holiday party guests park at the IOC one evening.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account            $45,859.76
  • MMCH                            4,942.54
  • CD                                 26,301.21
  • Total                            $77,301.51
  • The 2024 budget was presented and accepted.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Parking lot cables will be put up.
  • Some docks need work.
  • Aluminum docks will be looked at.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • The swales and parking lot will be cleaned.
  • The member warning letter and follow-up were discussed.

New Business:

  • Annual meeting planned for 1/30/24.
  • Annual financial audit is being planned.
  • Officer/director election discussed.
  • Storm silt tanks to be addressed by the town.
  • Holiday bonus for the dock masters were determined.
  • Next IOC Board meeting will be in January before the annual meeting.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m., seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore