January 9, 2018 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at The St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:24 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp.

The minutes from the previous meeting on December 5, 2017, were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Mailbox and email box clean.
  • New hangtags and 4 years of stickers are in. They are being distributed as payments are received.
  • Ipswich Waterways Advisory Committee report was given.
  • 2018 IOC Annual meeting on 1/23/18. The secretary will take care of all paperwork. Pizza and water will be provided.
  • A letter from Ipswich Zoning Board was sent about 42 & 44 Summer Street property sale- no action taken.
  • The mailing party sent out the annual mailing.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account     $12,759.58
  • MMCH account         29,812.15
  • TOTAL                      $42,571.73
  • All bills paid.
  • The audit committee did the 2017 audit.
  • A discussion was held on the 2018 budget.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Flooding did not cause any damage.
  • New grill was purchased for $150.
  • New traffic cones are needed.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Motion to go into executive session, seconded, and approved.
    • Morin/Cameron surveyors need to do more research for a cost of $880.
    • Kagan may be willing to concede below the high water mark.
    • The IOC will move ahead with the survey and DEP adjustment.
  • Motion to come out of executive session, seconded, and approved.

New Business:

  • Dockmaster duties were discussed.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore