October 6, 2020 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular board meeting at the St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Vice Commodore Tucker called the meeting to order at 7:18 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Steve Clifford.

The minutes from the previous meeting on September 1, 2020, were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • The commercial line of credit application is being processed.
  • Email and PO Box are clean.
  • Annual chapter 180 corporation file sent in.
  • The tree work has been completed.
  • New hangtags will be ordered (white with blue print).
  • Thanks to John Sioninen for helping clean up around the shed.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Treasurer’s Report:

August 2020:

  • Checking                     $40,382.96
  • MMCH                           4,924.04
  • CD                                25,801.62
  •                                      $71,108.62

September 2020:

  • Checking                     $37,747.45
  • MMCH                           4,925.05
  • CD                                25,818.06
  •                                     68,490.56
  • Loan balance $1911.60. Two payments left for November and December 2020.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • The voting for new catwalks has been completed.
  • Float haul scheduled for Sunday 11/1/20 at 10:30am. Lunch will be served after. Dave Morin to get food.

 The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A large discussion was held on the new catwalks. Voting results: 149 yes, 2 no. $14K estimate for new aluminum catwalks and contractor will give advice on installation. Cement uprights may need reconditioning. Motion made to have treasurer send a deposit and take charge of the project, seconded, and approved. Old catwalks removed and new ones installed in one weekend.

New Business:

  • Large discussion was held on the annual meeting. It may have to take place via electronic notice due to Covid 19. Details on election vote and questions were discussed. The December board meeting will determine on the annual meeting.
  • Next board meeting will be held at the float haul on November 1, 2020.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:16pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore