February 2, 2014 – Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Dave Morin, Ipswich, Ma. . Secretary Morin called the meeting to order at 7:50 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Perry Paone and Joe Wright who were excused due to illness. Members John Soinenen, Tim Mauser, and Steve Clifford attended the meeting as guests.

The minutes from the previous meeting on January 8, 2014 were approved as submitted.

The minutes from the annual meeting on January 14, 2014 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The secretary was sworn in.
  • A thank you was given to all for a successful annual meeting.
  • Membership Counts:
    • RG      83
    • LO       10
    • DR      8
    • HM      4
    • JR        4
    • WL      53
  • A deposit for $4615 was given to the treasurer.
  • $15,705 collected so far in 2014.
  • IOC Mooring has been renewed.
  • The secretary received the annual stipend.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account                    $13,839.16
  • MMCH Account                           19,993.00
  • Total                                            33,832.16
  • There was one bounced check from a member but it was expected.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The new grates are in for the mooring.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • An attorney has been hired to review past correspondence and provide legal advice.
  • The floats will be inspected. We may need to replace one float.

New Business:

  • An extensive discussion was held on the board’s duty and questions were answered from the invited guests. The board will speak again about who will be asked to replace the vacant directors positions.
  • The by law discussion will be tabled until the March meeting.
  • The new by laws will be typed by Liz Lombard.
  • The next board meeting will be held on March 4, 2014 at 7 pm at the home of Liz Lombard.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:45, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore