October 1, 2013 Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Joseph Wright, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:08 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on September 10, 2013 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report:

  • A thank you was rec’d from Laurie Cameron for the IOC’s flowers for Ron Cameron’s funeral.

  • The MYBCA yearbook is in.

  • 48 on the waiting list. New applications received from Dan Terry and Mert Uluc with appropriate paperwork. Motion made to add to the waiting list, seconded, and approved.

  • Motion to close the waiting list, seconded, and approved

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

Checking Account            $4,477.50
MMCH Account                28,472.24
Total                                32,949.74

  • An invoice is needed from Coastal Promotions.

  • Motion made to buy a new pump for 2014, seconded and approved.

  • Budget details were discussed for 2014. The treasurer gathered all budget items and then was excused to prepare the budget.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The town was called to mow the swales.

  • Ramp Haul- 10/20/13 at 12 noon.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • A member will remove her boat for sale at the IOC.ve Morin will talk with Laurie Cameron about Ron’s membership at renewal time.

New Business:

  • Email from Ipswich Visitor Center- They wish to use the IOC parking area for a house tour on Scottans Lane on 10/12-approved.

  • New granite will be installed for the IOC mooring.

  • Liz Lombard and Joe Wright reported in detail about their meeting with Gary Champion and his invitees at 8:20pm. He has submitted a proposed by-law change. An extensive discussion entailed about the meeting and letters being sent and received on the issue. A letter will be sent to Mr. Champion following up. Discussion ended at 9:20pm.

  • The next board meeting will be held on November 5, 2013 at the home of Liz Lombard at 7pm.

  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:25, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore