January 5, 2016 – 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 7:05 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on December 8, 2015 were approved.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and mailbox are clean.
  • Annual meeting notice, 2016 membership renewal, and the scholarship announcement was mailed on 12/29/15. Thanks to all who helped.
  • No bylaw change request copies were rec’d by anyone for the mailing.
  • Liz Lombard and Dave Morin to look at automated programs for 2017.
  • The secretary is prepping for the annual meeting.
  • Membership counts:
    • RG      4
    • LO       0
    • DR      9
    • JR        7
    • WL      52

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $  1,312.60
  • MMCH Account                34,663.02
  • Total                                 $35,975.62
  • The bills have been paid and the 2015 books are closed.
  • The audit committee met and the financial report is ready for 2015.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The old refrigerator has been recycled.
  • The cable and dinghy will be taken care of.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Annual meeting topics were discussed.
  • The nominating committee has been coordinated and the officers/directors positions were discussed and committed to.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on February 2, 2016 at the home of Joe Wright, Ipswich at 7 pm.
  • Anniversary clothing was discussed and will be offered through Serengraphics. A special 60th logo is being coordinated.
  • The new floats will be built by the board members after the annual meeting vote.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore