November 8, 2016 — Board Minutes


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

The minutes from the previous meeting on October 4, 2016 were approved.

Secretary’s Report:

  • A Ipswich WAC report was given.
  • The annual chapter 180 filing was completed.
  • The new lawn mowing contractor was discussed. More things are being trimmed and mowed.
  • 2017 budget items were discussed for the secretary.
  • The Halloween party went well. Next year we can advertise it.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account                 $15,645.34
  • MMCH account                      29,725.29
  • TOTAL                                    $45,370.63
  • Loan balance                         $43,502.43
  • The dockmaster has been paid.
  • Wild Apricot will be used for the new on-line database.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Docks pulled, went well.
  • Steve Clifford presented a five year expense plan.
  • Flagpole discussion- it needs to be rebuilt or replaced. Many options were discussed.
  • The cable will be put up.
  • The dinghy will be cleaned and stored.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • None

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on December 6, 2016 at the home of Rick Tucker at 7 pm.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore