January 8, 2014 – Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Dwight Thompson, Ipswich, Ma. . Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:04 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp.

The minutes from the previous meeting on December 3, 2013 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report

  • Membership Counts:
    RG      15
    LO       2
    DR      8
    HM      4
    JR        4
    WL      53
  • Emails and phone calls from members have been busy.
  • Thank you to all who helped with the annual mailing.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account                       $2,497.62
  • MMCH Account                           23,988.43
  • Total                                            26,486.05
  • The audit committee met and finalized the annual financial report.
  • 2013 budget on target.
  • Insurance- the board decided to not include a damage clause for $144 additional cost each year with a $5000 deductable.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Nothing new at the property.
  • Do not feed the duck signs will be replaced.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • The new pump is in and located in the shed.
  • Possible new board director replacements will be invited to the February board meeting.
  • Donald Clapp and Rusty Spencer will be re-elected in 2014.
  • The officers to be re-elected were discussed.
  • Motion to go into executive session, seconded and approved.
  • Motion to come out of executive session, seconded and approved.
  • Dave Morin will prepare everything for the annual meeting on January 14, 2014.

New Business:

  • The next board meeting will be held on February 4, 2014 at the home of Dave Morin at 7 pm. Possible director candidates will be invited.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore