May 4, 2017 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at The St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:50 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except Donald Clapp.

The minutes from the previous meeting on March 7, 2017 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • A large discussion was held on the scholarship applicants. After a lengthy discussion, motion made to give $400 each to the four applicants, seconded, and accepted unanimously.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account             $36,474.98
  • MMCH account                  29,762.16
  • TOTAL                                 $66,237.14

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Spot light for the shed will be replaced.
  • A discussion was held on possible shed improvements.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • The waiting list is published on the website.
  • Photos are on the website.
  • The cook out is in planning and going well. 6/3 is the date.
  • Floats are in and all new decking and hardware installed.

New Business:

  • A gift certificate will be given to Bob Lindquist for his website efforts.
  • A neighbor requested access to their boat through the IOC ramp and floats. A large discussion was held on the number of neighbors using the IOC ramp w/o permission and not being actual members. Motion made to have Rick Tucker email the neighbor with a polite denial, seconded, and approved.
  • Next board meeting will be on 6/3/17. Location at the IOC.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore