February 9, 2016 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Joe Wright, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:25 p.m. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp.

The minutes from the previous meeting on January 5, 2016 were approved.
The annual meeting minutes from January 19, 2016 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Membership counts:
    •         RG 122
    • LO 7
    • DR 9
    • JR 7
    • WL 53
    • HM 4
  • Renewals have come in steadily.
  • $20,780 given to the treasurer so far. More deposits to come.
  • The directors renewals were distributed.
  • Rec’d a notice about a new shed being built on 39 Summer St- no action taken.
  • Rec’d 2 applications for scholarships so far.
  • The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account $17,161.56
  • MMCH Account 29,669.55
  • Total $46,831.11
  • An additional $5180 was just deposited and not counted in the numbers above.
  • The new treasurer has been trained and now is on the club’s accounts as a signer.
  • Dwight Thompson was thanked for all his efforts.
  • The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The ramp is very icy. The directors will place snow piles at the top to keep people off the ramp.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • • Annual meeting went well.
  • Perry Paone has some hats and tee shirts in stock.
  • The 60th anniversary clothing will be ordered through Serengraphics.
  • The new floats will be constructed after the snow melts. Joe Wright to get the list of materials needed and send out for bid.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on March 8, 2016 at the home of Liz Lombard, Ipswich at 7 p.m.
  • Possible cookout date will be June 5, 2016.
  • A lengthy discussion was held on guest passes. It was determined to have a triplicate copy for printed for the files and charge $10 to benefit the scholarship fund. Dave Morin and Steve Clifford to coordinate.

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m., seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore