June 5, 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 7:35 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on May 2, 2018 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Mailbox and email box clean.
  • Cookout costs were $1405.99.
  • Scholarship donations at the cookout was $273.
  • 4 new members are now in the database. The waiting list will be updated and posted.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking                                     $35,699.00
  • MMCH                                        29,843.00
  • Total                                     $65,542.00


  • The April and May budget was talked about.
  • The survey on the ramp was discussed.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Great cookout.
  • The ramp was washed.
  • The bulletin board was updated.
  • Boat US flag has been hung.
  • The new fence erected by a member on Summer Street is 2’ over onto the IOC property and will be moved.
  • A discussion was held on signage to deter non-members from using the ramp and docks.
  • Broken boards on the catwalks have been replaced.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A lengthy discussion was held on the letter going to neighbors on land dispute. After discussion motion made to reject the proposed agreement from the neighbors, seconded, and approved. Motion made to present a revised agreement to the neighbors with two modifications, seconded, and passed by a 8-1 vote.
  • A lengthy discussion was held on the scholarships. Motion made to grant 7 scholarships at $300 each, seconded, and approved.

New Business:

  • No July meeting due to vacations.
  • Next meeting August 7, 2018 at 7 pm at the St. Lawrence Literary Society.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:20 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore