October 7, 2014 – Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the home of Donald Clapp, Ipswich, Ma. . Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:15 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present.

The minutes from the previous meeting on September 8, 2014 were approved.

 Secretary’s Report:

  • Mailbox and emails are clean.
  • A thank you was received by the Lombard family.
  • A transfer of membership request will be received soon from a member.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking Account                    $  9,179.26
  • MMCH Account                           35,039.63
  • Total                                        $44,218.89
  • On the side will do the lawn mowing again in 2015 for the same cost.
  • A discussion was held on the bookkeeping. Commodore Wright appointed Dwight Thompson as the bookkeeper. The clubs accounts can be moved to Salem Five.
  • Adam Gallant will be paid for the year as dockmaster and a holiday bonus given.
  • Adam Gallant will be contacted about next year services.
  • Budget season- All directors will come forward with costs for 2015. Floats and signs were discussed.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.

Vice Commodore’s Report:

  • Float haul planned for 10/26/14 @ 1pm. Food will be served.
  • Porta-potti will be removed in November 1, 2014.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as submitted.

Old Business:

A lengthy discussion was held on a member’s repeated request for the members list and mediation with the IOC Board. The club’s attorney report was read. Further conversations will take place with the attorney.

New Business:

  •  The next board meeting will be held on November 4th at 7pm at the home of Joe Wright, 2 Burrage Ln., Ipswich, Ma.
  • The Mass State Filing will be filed for 2014.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:50pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore