October 4, 2018 — 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 7:10 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Perry Paone and John Sionenin.

The minutes from the previous meeting on September 18, 2018 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and PO box are clean.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Slower expenses due to summer. Scholarships, mortgage, RE tax, and porta potti expenses were paid.
    • Checking           $24,560.75
    • MMCH                 29,867.94
    • Total                 $54,428.69

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • The parking lot sign was hit hard. Repairs to come.
  • A large discussion was held on the neighbor who placed a fence on IOC property and goes through the club property to access his back yard. Damage has been done to the clubs grass. The board will speak with the neighbor.
  • Float haul- November 4th at 9am. Lunch may be served afterwards.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • Dog feces has decreased at the top of the property but increased by the Hovey monument.
  • Ipswich Illumination will be October 20, 2018. IOC will not be involved because the event is being held close to town.
  • Leave of absence discussion was held. Deferred until the annual meeting.

New Business:

  • Bob Murrin will give the IOC a quote on new gangways and catwalks.
  • The board is interested in giving a “state of the union” at the annual cook-out.
  • Next meeting November 4, 2018 at 7 pm at the St. Lawrence Club.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:56 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore