March 7, 2017 – Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Joe Wright, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:25 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Perry Paone and Rick Tucker.

The minutes from the previous meeting on February 7, 2017 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Membership counts:
    • RG      208
    • LO       12
    • DR      9
    • WL      51
    • JR        7
    • HM      3
  • Liz Lombard and Dave Morin performed a member audit to determine counts. Non-pays will be checked on. A large discussion was held on counts and leave of absences.
  • Gary Champion sent letters to the IOC Board with regards to ramp and float repairs. Motion to take under advisement, seconded and approved.
  • MBYCA delegates to be sent in.
  • WAC meeting tomorrow.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account        $36,868.57
  • MMCH account              29,749.73
  • TOTAL                           $66,618.30
  • Loan balance $40,209.57.
  • All 1099’s have been sent out.
  • 990 tax form has been filed.
  • A letter was received by the cons comm stating all permits have been signed off on.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Flagpole update: being stripped and painted. The base will be drilled and new bolts put in.
  • The motion light on the shed may be replaced.
  • New aluminum gangways would cost $3K-$4K each. We will revisit when floats are reconditioned.
  • The floats will be looked at very soon before the launch.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Covered under VC report.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on April 6, 2017 at the Boathouse restaurant at 6pm.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary/
Joseph Wright, Commodore