June 6, 2020 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at the the club property located on Water St, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:22 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Perry Paone.

The minutes from the previous meeting on April 7, 2020, were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Membership full, 4 new members got in.
  • $170 donation to the scholarship fund.
  • Two scholarship applications were received and discussed. Motion made to give two $500 scholarships, seconded, and approved.
  • A discussion was held on re-instating a leave of absence member. Approved.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking balance:                                                 $46,975.21
  • MMCH                                                                         4,920.94
  • CD                                                                              25,678.98
  • Total                                                                          $77,575.13
  • All bills have been paid.
  • New gangways are installed and paid for. Special thanks and congratulations to John for his work on this successful project.
  • A large discussion was held on getting new catwalks made of aluminum. The membership will need to approve the $15,000 expense. May be done via voting on-line due to virus.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Many compliments rec’d on the new gangways.
  • Tree trimming done.
  • Lines to be painted in the parking lot.
  • Thanks to Deke Clapp for the new no parking signs.
  • Holes will be filled in parking lot.
  • The porta potti will now be cleaned twice a week now due to virus.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Discussion of catwalks was held. Motion made to move ahead with having a vote for the new catwalks this fall and move ahead with the project, seconded, and approved by a 6-1 vote.

New Business:

  • The dockmaster needs an umbrella.
  • Next IOC Directors meeting TBD.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore