June 14, 2016 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the Ipswich Outboard Club, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:45 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Donald Clapp, John Sioninen, and Rick Tucker.

The minutes from the previous meeting on May 3, 2016 were approved.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Cookout costs were $1459.75 ($300 less than 2015).
  • Scholarship fund collected $210.35.
  • Scholarship letters were sent and presented.
  • 6 applications rec’d with all paperwork included. Motion to add all to the waiting list, seconded, and approved. 45 on WL presently.
  • Bulletin board has been updated.
  • Ipswich WAC going well.
  • A request for member transfer was requested and approved due to a death in the family.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account      $30,403.91
  • MMCH account             29,694.15
  • TOTAL                        $60,098.06
  • All bills have been paid.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The guest passes will be printed.
  • The swales have been mowed by the town.
  • The IOC lot looks great. Dave Horrigan graded and added material.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Clothing mailing was distributed. New clothing work in progress.

New Business:

  • Koozie production tabled to 2017.
  • The IOC is experiencing many issues with non-members launching their kayaks at the property. Dave Morin and Perry Paone reported two instances when the offenders became belligerent when asked to leave. New signs will be produced and posted.
  • Next board meeting will be on August 9, 2016, at the IOC parking lot at 6pm for a Ipswich River meeting. July meeting has been cancelled due to vacations.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore