January 14, 2020 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:46 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present. Dwight Thompson also attended the meeting.

The minutes from the previous meeting on December 10, 2019 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and PO box are clean.
  • Preparing paperwork for annual meeting.
  • 2020 stickers have been sent out and will continue.
  • IOC Board stickers passed out.
  • Annual mailing party scheduled for 12/30.
  • Rec’d $1500 from Koya Partnership for IOC scholarship.
  • Two members have elected to not renew their membership so far.
  • All bills and checks have been given to the treasurer.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account        $25,452.83
  • MMCH                               4,915.85
  • CD                                     25,416.21
  • Total                             $55,784.86
  • Loan balance:                 $10,383.61
  • The annual 2019 financial audit has been completed.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • The fence has been repaired/improved.
  • The moorings will be placed in the lot.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Annual meeting scheduled for 1/21/20. Details were discussed. Nominating committee is Mike Sikora and Stew Blessington.
  • A member issue/family being banned from the IOC was discussed. It was determined to keep the decision in place.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Directors meeting scheduled for February 4, 2020 at 7pm at the St. Lawrence Society.
  • A large discussion was held on a possible IOC boating/sports equipment swap being held.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:23pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore