September 10, 2019 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:54 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for John Sioninen, who was excused.

The minutes from the previous meeting on August 6, 2019 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and PO box are clean.
  • All bills will be given to the treasurer.
  • Spraying of the Japanese knotweed was completed and working.
  • We have 15 burgees in stock.
  • An IWAC activity was reported.
  • Steve Price is installing “Scarey Cats” on the docks to scare away the ducks who leave their droppings.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

Deferred until October meeting.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Property looking good.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • October 5, 2019-IOC cookout. Dave Morin to coordinate the food. Bill McLeod and Dan Tessier will help cook.
  • Kerry Bates and Janet Craft want IOC access for the Ipswich Illumination scheduled for October 4th-6th. Motion to keep cookout on October 5th and do not IOC access for Ipswich Illumination, seconded, and approved.
  • Liz Lombard met with the clothing distributor to coordinate the on-line store for IOC clothing.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Directors meeting scheduled for October 5, 2019 at the cookout.
  • John Adams will complete the tree work at the IOC.
  • Parking is an issue. Donald Clapp to get signs.
  • A mail party is scheduled for Thursday October 19th at the St. Lawrence club at 6 pm. Pizza will be ordered.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore