October 6, 2015 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Bill Clapp. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:14 p.m. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on September 9, 2015 were approved as amended.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The warning letter was sent to the waiting list member and no response was received back.
  • Rick Tucker is the contact for the webmaster.
  • A member was spoken to about her parking making things difficult.
  • A few requests came in for new addresses.
  • Budget items-no changes for the secretary.
  • Another member was contacted about leaving his boat on the docks overnight.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account           $  6,332.96
  • MMCH Account                 39,639.60
  • Total                                   $45,972.56
  • Transfer was done.
  • Budget and expenses are good for 2015.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Float haul- Sunday October 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. Perry Paone to schedule Ed Sikora. Refreshments will be served later.
  • A small freezer will be bought for the shed by float haul.
  • The swales were mowed by the town.
  • New lights have been installed on the light pole.
  • The porta potti will be removed after the float haul.
  • The shrub by the light pole will be removed.
  • Some complaints were made about parking issues. The board will monitor the parking lot as usual.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

  • Clothing for 60th anniversary in 2016 will be handles by Liz Lombard.
  • A new membership database will be created for $40 per month maintenance fee. Decision will be made at the November meeting.
  • Rick Tucker to contact webmaster for 2016 costs.
  • Koozies and tide charts will be ordered for 2016.
  • Motion to go into executive session, seconded, and approved.
  • Motion to come out of executive session, seconded, and approved.
  • Dave Morin will have a proposed by law change for the November meeting.

New Business:

  • Next board meeting will be on November 3, 2015 at the home of Rusty Spencer at 7 p.m.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:22 p.m., seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore