May 5, 2015 – Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Rick Tucker, Ipswich, Mass. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Deke Clapp who was excused.

The minutes from the previous meeting on April 15, 2015 were approved with an amendment.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Membership counts as of today:
    • RG    209
    • LO      20
    • DR      9
    • JR        7
    • WL    41
    • HM      3
  • Membership is full.
  • $40,005 collected in 2015
  • Cook-out mail party scheduled.
  • The IOC Board packets will be distributed at the next board meeting.
  • Member Jason Kamps is in.
  • Plans for the cook-out are underway.
  • Gavin Keenhan sent in application. Motion made to accept to the waiting list, seconded and approved.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $11,929.70
  • MMCH Account               47,591.35
  • Total                                  $59,521.05

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The floats have been launched.
  • New floats were discussed.
  • Marc Morin will wash the ramp.
  • Cement piling down river has shifted and will be corrected.
  • New signs will be made for the parking sandwich board, trash, and burgee sign for the shed.
  • Rob Cox will do the moorings.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Burgees on the way.
  • Motion to give new members a burgee and charge other members for burgees, seconded, and approved.
  • The scholarship fund notice will go out with the cookout mailing. A committee has been assigned to review applicants and make decisions by August 1, 2015.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Board meeting will be held on June 2, 2015 at the home of Steve Clifford, Ipswich, Mass. at 7 pm.
  • July meeting will be determined at June meeting.
  • Flowers have been planted at the IOC ramp area.
  • Town meeting on May 12th where moorings will be voted on.
  • Complaints have been rec’d on a member that will go to investigation. John Soininen will head the investigation.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore