January 17, 2023 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 8:03 p.m. All IOC Board members were present except for Liz Lombard.

The minutes from the previous meeting on December 6, 2022, were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Renewal/Annual meeting/Scholarship notice was sent out.
  • Many members have renewed. Renewal are being sent out continuously.
  • Email and PO Box are clean.
  • The annual financial audit was completed this evening- all balanced.
  • The annual meeting plans were discussed.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Annual financial audit is complete and will be presented at the annual meeting.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Plans being made for swale clean up.
  • New shed plans were discussed.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Discussion was held on LOA. Fees associated with LOA tabled until late 2023.

New Business:

  • A discussion was held on a letter received by a member regarding town waterways bylaws for a second time. It was determined no action to be taken.
  • Next IOC Board meeting TBD.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:56 p.m., seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore