December 3, 2013 Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Rick Tucker, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:07 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Rusty Spencer.

The minutes from the previous meeting on November 5, 2013 were approved unanimously.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The waiting list is now closed.
  • Minutes will be posted on the website once they have been approved.
  • The mailbox and email box are current.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account                       $4,075.65
  • MMCH Account                           23,983.34
  • Total                                           28,058.99
  • Adam Gallant will receive a holiday card and a $300 gratuity.
  • All bills have been paid.
  • Extra insurance to cover the docks/floats at a cost of $1440 was dismissed.
  • Audit committee will meet on January 7, 2014 at 6pm at the Dwight Thompson’s home.
  • Dwight Thompson announced his resignation from the IOC Board effective following the annual meeting.
  • The IOC Board meeting was temporarily adjourned.
  • The IOC Board was called back to order.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The lights are off for the winter, cable installed, camera removed, and dinghy has been put away.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Motion to go into executive session, seconded and approved.
  • Motion to come out of executive session, seconded and approved.
  • New pump has been ordered for a cost of $550.
  • A new dinghy will be purchased.
  • Bylaw committee- John McGrath will be working via email. Both amendments will be recommended and verbiage will be fine-tuned.

New Business:

  • Jeff Graffum has resigned from the IOC Board and his reasons were discussed in detail.
  • Possible director replacements were discussed. Liz Lombard to contact a few possible candidates.
  • Perry Paone will coordinate the nominating committee.
  • The annual meeting will be held on January 14, 2014 at 7pm at the St. Lawrence Function Hall, 14 Fairview Ave, Ipswich. The annual mailing will be sent out between Christmas and New Years day.
  • The next board meeting will be held on January 7, 2014 at the home of Dwight Thompson at 7pm.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:35, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore