November 3, 2015 — Board Minutes


The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Rusty Spencer, Ipswich, Ma.  Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:19 p.m. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on October 6, 2015 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The annual Ma. Chapter 180 report was submitted.
  • Email and mailbox is clean.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $  4,735.32
  • MMCH Account               39,648.02
  • Total                                 $44,383.34
  • Taxes are paid. A discussion was held on possible RE tax savings.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

A large discussion was held on the 2016 budget presented. Motion made to increase repair and maintenance budget item to $7500 for two new floats, seconded, and approved. This budget item will be voted on at the annual meeting per the bylaws.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Float haul went very well.
  • The new freezer has been installed.
  • Light bulbs have been replaced in flood lights.
  • Porta potti has been removed.
  • The shed was reorganized and the cable will be put up for the winter.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Motion to go into executive session, seconded, and approved.
  • Motion to go out of executive session, seconded, and approved.

New Business:

  • The 2016 annual meeting will be held on January 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the St. Lawrence Literary Society in Ipswich.
  • Next board meeting will be on December 8, 2015 at the home of Dave Morin, Ipswich at 7 p.m.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:20 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore