July 13, 2021 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at The St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Joe Wright.

The minutes from the previous meeting on May 4, 2021 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The email and P.O. box are clean.
  • Many thank yous were rec’d by scholarship recipients.
  • A junior member application was accepted and approved.
  • A tentative date for annual cook out will be 10/16/21. Koozies and tide charts were discussed for 2022.
  • A new pump is needed. Cost $600. Approved to buy a new one.
  • A new first aid kit will be purchased for the ramp.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • May 2021:
    Checking                     $40,374.79
    MMCH                           4,930.20
    CD                                25,946.96
  • June 2021:
    Checking                     $32,529.79
    MMCH                           4,930.60
    CD                                25,963.30
  • All bills have been paid including ramp improvements.
  • The CD has matured and will be updated once the rates increase.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Shed roof repaired.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A discussion was held on IOC apparel and on-line ordering.
  • A discussion was held on possible Water St guardrail being installed limiting access to river. Steve Clifford met with DPW and was told project on hold and being redesigned due to negative feedback.

New Business:

  • A large discussion was held on a new shed to replace old one now in marginal shape. Possible larger shed with bathroom/shower discussed. Will need to be brought before the membership.
  • Next IOC Board meeting on September 14, 2021. August meeting canceled due to vacations.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m., seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore