March 8, 2022 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:16 pm. All IOC Board members were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on 1/4/22 and annual meeting minutes on 1/25/22 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The email and po box are clean.
  • Renewals given to all directors and officers.
  • Deposits have been made.
  • Membership counts: RG 226, DR 9, HM 2, LO 9. A large discussion was held on membership counts and capacities. A survey will be sent out to members by Liz Lombard and Steve Clifford will do a property study to help determine number of members using the property and its total capacity. Any new members to be invited in will be determined at April meeting.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Treasurer’s Report:

January 2022:

Checking                     $49,737.65
MMCH                           4,933.51
CD                                 26.061.29
Total                           $80,732.45

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The cable is installed.
  • North Shore Marine may complete the piling job in May.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

Annual meeting went very well-thx to all who helped.

  • A discussion was held on a letter presented to the IOC at the annual meeting by Gary Champion with regards to the Ipswich Waterways, IBYC mooring field, the Ipswich Harbormaster, and Ipswich Town Counsel.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Board meeting on April 12, 2022 at the St. Lawrence Club.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore